Category Archives: Youngstown State

Youngstown State is a Feel-Good Story of this College Basketball Season

To appreciate where the Youngstown State men’s basketball team is going (the Horizon League Tournament semi-finals and possibly their first NCAA Tournament), you first need to understand where this program came from.  This has been a program with little success. … Continue reading

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Morse Connects With Kaufman to Lead Youngstown State to Epic Upset Over Oakland

With 3.3 seconds left and down one point, prolific scoring guard Cameron Morse drew all five Oakland defenders outside of the perimeter. He then rifled a pass into the paint area where a wide-open Jorden Kaufman caught the pass and … Continue reading

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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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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 21-16)

This list is simple.  We’re counting down the Top 21 basketball players in the Horizon League. Only those able to play this season are eligible for this list. Let the countdown begin.  21. Kenneth Lowe (Green Bay, Senior): Lowe has … Continue reading

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HLeague 2016-17 Preview the Season: 6. Youngstown State; 5. Detroit Mercy

6. Youngstown State Penguins Sweet-Shooting Duo Leads YSU Again The Penguins return a lot of talent from last season’s team, including prolific scorer and ball handler Cameron Morse. He was an All-League Second team selection last season and averaged 20.3 … Continue reading

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