Monthly Archives: December 2016

Walker Dominates in Second Half as Valpo Outlasts UIC

Junior guard Tevonn Walker scored 17 of his game-high 23 points in the second half to help Valparaiso stave off repeated comeback attempts by UIC and win 70-59. The momentum started to shift in UIC’s favor with about 15 minutes … Continue reading

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Upper-Hand Rankings: Post Non-Conference 2016 Edition

1. Oakland (10-3): The Golden Grizzlies are currently leading the Horizon League in scoring defense (67.9 ppg) and field goal defense (39.1%). This is impressive for a team that has been largely known for its offensive prowess in recent years. … Continue reading

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Williams’ Buzzer-Beater Caps Amazing Michigan Road Trip for Northeastern

Senior guard T.J. Williams hit nothing but net on a fade-away 13 foot jumper to give the Northeastern Huskies a thrilling 61-59 win at Oakland. That was a fitting way for the game to end, as the Huskies controlled the … Continue reading

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UIC’s Dixson Out for Season With Torn ACL; Flames Still Will be Tough to Beat

Sophomore forward Dikembe Dixson will miss the rest of the 2016-17 season, per a release on uicflames.com. He tore his ACL early in Wednesday night’s win at DePaul. The release described it as a “non-contact injury”, which will be repaired … Continue reading

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Total Team Effort Lifts UIC to Big Win Over Big East’s DePaul

Despite losing superstar forward Dikembe Dixson to an injury early in the first half, the UIC Flames rallied from a nine-point second half deficit to defeat their crosstown rivals, 80-75. With the game tied at 73, junior Flames forward Kyle … Continue reading

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Former Green Bay Coach Wardle’s Bradley Team is Featured in Great ESPN Article

Brian Wardle was very successful in his five seasons as head coach of the Green Bay Phoenix. His overall record there was 95-64, which included a regular season Horizon League title and two NIT Tournament appearances. His first season at … Continue reading

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Toledo Surges in Second Half to Down Detroit Mercy

Detroit Mercy could not hold onto an 11-point lead early in the second half, as Toledo stormed back to win 73-65.  Rockets senior guard Jonathan Williams led all scorers with a career-high 29 points, which included 9-20 shooting from the … Continue reading

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