Monthly Archives: November 2016

Former Penguin Keene is Nation’s Leading Scorer, While Ex-Teammate is Not Far Behind

It has been said that patience is a virtue. Many have also been told that good things come to those who wait. Both of these idioms could be attributed to former Youngstown State player and current Central Michigan superstar guard … Continue reading

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Turner Leads Manhattan Over Detroit Mercy in Epic Double-OT Battle

The most exciting and thrilling college sports game of the day did not take place on the gridiron in Columbus, Ohio. It actually took place on the hardwood at Calihan Hall in Detroit. Although the attendance was only 1,012, due … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Overwhelms Struggling Detroit Mercy, 86-70

The New Hampshire Wildcats came into Wednesday afternoon’s home game averaging only 60 points per game, which was good for a tie for 340th in the nation. It was hard to believe that statistic at the beginning of the game … Continue reading

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Oakland is Lone Undefeated Team in H-League, as Talented Mountain West Opponent Looms

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies have traditionally played among the most difficult non-conference schedules in college basketball. This season, they could realistically enter Horizon League play with 9-10 wins, as they are playing a very manageable schedule with more home games. … Continue reading

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H-League is Solid in First Weekend of Season

If the first weekend of college basketball is any indication of what is to come, then the Horizon League should again be one of the strongest mid-major conferences in the nation. H-League teams finished with 9-3 over these first three … Continue reading

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HLeagueHoops: Top 21 Players Countdown (Top 5)

It’s time to reveal the final five… 5. Tai Odiase (UIC, Junior): Odiase shot 50% from the field last season, but it is on the defensive end where he has made a name for himself. With Valpo star Vashil Fernandez … Continue reading

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HLeagueHoops: Top 21 Players Countdown (#’s 10-6)

The countdown continues, and will conclude Thursday. 10. Shane Hammink (Valpo, Senior): Despite being known as a shooter, Valpo fans probably remember Hammink best for his game-saving blocked shot against BYU in the NIT Semifinals. But any other defensive plays … Continue reading

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