Monday, December 31, 2007

Sunday, December 30, 2007

News On The Horizon 12/30/2007


BUTLER 66, BALL ST. 49--The Indy Star

Susan Lester scored 25 points and grabbed six rebounds as the Bulldogs (10-1) beat the host Cardinals (4-9). Lade Akande added 12 points with seven rebounds for Butler. Lisa Rusche scored 20 points to pace Ball State.

Butler blog on holiday--Indy Star Butler Insider

BSU women's basketball struggles continue with home loss to Butler--Muncie Star Press
Women’s Basketball Falls To Butler 66-49--BallStateSports.com
Late Defensive Stand Halts Ball State As Butler Wins, 66-49--ButlerSports.com

Kent opens its door for another win--Cleveland Plain Dealer Sports
Influence of Cleveland State men's basketball coach Gary Waters still apparent at Kent State--Cleveland Plain Dealer Sports
Flashes' Hot Shooting Put Away Vikings--The Fan Home of the Cleveland State Vikings
Kent State Shoots Down Cleveland State 84-69--KentStateSports.com
CSU Stumbles Against Kent State, 84-69--csuvikings.com

Vikings victorious at buzzer--Cleveland Plain Dealer Sports
AU Women's Basketball Loses at the Buzzer to Cleveland State, 65-63--AUEagles.com
Klein's Buzzer Beater Gives CSU 65-63 Win over American--csuvikings.com

DePaul thwarts Detroit Mercy--The Detroit Free Press
Tucker makes most of trip home--The Chicago Tribune
DEPAUL 70, DETROIT 64: Demons hold off Titans--The Chicago Sun-Times
Men’s Basketball Wins Second Straight--DePaulBlueDemons.com
Titans Stage Late Rally, Come Up Short Against DePaul--detroittitans.com

Flames' streak ends at 5--The Chicago Tribune
Flames' win streak ends--The Chicago Sun-Times
Linhart steadies Zips' ship--Akron Beacon Journal
Undermanned Flames come up just short--Whoosh!Net
Men's Basketball Gets By UIC, 79-73, Wins Fifth Straight--GoZips.com
Men's Basketball's Win Streak Halted At Akron, 79-73--uicflames.com

An easy night for Ramblers--The Chicago Tribune
A family man, indeed--The Chicago Sun-Times
Ramblers rumble to rout--The Chicago Sun-Times
SMU men no match for Division I Loyola--Winona Daily News
Cardinals can't keep pace with Division I Loyola--SaintMarysSports.com
Loyola Rolls Past Saint Mary's (Minn.), 89-45--LoyolaRamblers.com

MSU offense soars; defense sputters--The Oakland Press
Michigan St Beats Green Bay, 93-75--MICentralSports.com
Men's basketball: Phoenix defense can't keep up with No. 7 Spartans--Green Bay Press Gazette Sports
MSU victorious against Wisconsin-Green Bay--The State News
Michigan State Too Much for Green Bay in 93-75 win--MSUSpartans.com
Green Bay Falls to No. 7 Michigan State, 93-75--uwgbathletics.com

Women's basketball: Phoenix erupts in 2nd half--Green Bay Press Gazette Sports
Picked apart: Wisconsin-Green Bay dismantles SIU women--Southern Illinoisan
Women's Basketball falls to Wisconsin-Green Bay, 82-65--SIUSalukis.com
Women's Basketball Ends Non-Conference Slate with 82-65 Win Over Southern Illinois--uwgbathletics.com

Panthers enjoy break in clouds--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports-Colleges
Late Rally Falls Short in 80-66 Loss to Milwaukee--WyomingAthletics.com
Paulsen Sparks Panthers To Impressive Road Win--uwmpanthers.com

Milwaukee Hosts La Salle In New Year's Eve Matinee--uwmpanthers.com

Men's basketball: VU scheming to slow Carolina, dreaming of upset--The Post-Tribune
VU's move to Horizon League helps break chains of 1998--The Post-Tribune
VU's Haanpaa now a marked man--The NWI Times
Home has become a haven for VU--VU with David Robb
It's Gameday--Crusader Sports Blog

Brown's 26 points, Wilson's 17 boards lift Raiders in OT--Dayton Daily News Sports
Wright St. 78, Belmont 74 (OT)

Todd Brown scored 24 points to help Wright State beat Belmont in overtime at the Dr Pepper Tournament at Chattanooga.

With three seconds left in regulation, Jordan Campbell made a layup to tie the score at 60-60 for Belmont (7-6) and force overtime.

Belmont's Justin Hare made two free throws in the extra period to tie the game at 63-63. But Scottie Wilson made a dunk seconds later to put Wright State (7-3) on top for good.

Shane Dansby and Hare both finished with 13 points a piece for Belmont.

The Raiders' shot 49.1 percent from the field, compared to 39.7 percent for the Bruins.

BELMONT DROPS OVERTIME THRILLER TO WRIGHT STATE--BelmontBruins.com
Men Defeat Belmont in Overtime at Dr. Pepper Classic--wsuraiders.com

Good foul shooting helps YSU to victory--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle Sports
Frigid second-half shooting effort sends Rock to fifth straight loss--RockAthletics.com
Men's Basketball: Strong Second-Half Effort Lifts Penguins Past SRU, 77-63--ysusports.com

Men's Basketball Roundup - December 29 (Part 1)--The Horizon League
Men's Basketball Roundup - December 29 (Part 2)--The Horizon League

Women's Basketball Roundup - December 29--The Horizon League

Saturday, December 29, 2007

News On The Horizon 12/29/2007


Graves beats buzzer with 3-pointer--The Indy Star
Graves' buzzer-beater lifts Butler to win--The Indy Star
No. 16 Butler Beats S. Illinois--MICentralSports.com
No. 16 Butler 57, Southern Illinois 55--The Oakland Press

CARBONDALE, Ill. — A.J. Graves sank a half-court shot at the buzzer to lift No. 16 Butler to a 57-55 win over Southern Illinois on Friday night.
Wesley Clemmons made a 3-pointer with just over a minute remaining to give the Salukis a 55-52 lead but Mike Green converted a layup for the Bulldogs.
Southern Illinois’ Tyrone Green then missed a free throw, setting the stage for Graves’ shot.
Green led Butler (12-1) with 19 points. Matt Howard added 15 and Graves finished with 10.
Joshua Bone scored a career-high 19 points, including fi ve 3-pointers, for the Salukis (5-6). Randal Falker added 14 points.

Graves' buzzer-beater rescues No. 16 Bulldogs--The Chicago Tribune
Buzzer-beater sinks SIU--The Southtown Star
Butler shoots down SIU--Daily Herald College Sports
Butler beats S.Illinois at buzzer--Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Grit helps Salukis stay in game--The Southern Illinoisan
A landmark road win--Indy Star Butler Insider
A.J. Graves' buzzer-beater sinks Men's Basketball--SIUSalukis.com
A.J. Graves' Clutch Shot Gives Butler Win Over Southern Illinois, 57-55--ButlerSports.com

Scouting DePaul @ Detroit--Daily Herald College Sports
Titans Return To Action On Saturday--detroittitans.com

Othyus who? Collins has young Flames on track --The Chicago Sun-Times
Scouting UIC @ Akron--Daily Herald College Sports

Cold Shooting First Half Hurts Bucknell Women's Basketball in 70-62 Loss at Illinois-Chicago--BucknellBison.com
Women's Basketball Captures Fourth Straight Win At Home--uicflames.com

Scouting Saint Mary's @ Loyola--Daily Herald College Sports

Wisconsin-Green Bay at No. 7 MSU--The Oakland Press
Men's basketball: Tillema no longer just 3-point guy for UWGB--Green Bay Press Gazette Sports

Women's basketball: UWGB vs. Southern Illinois preview--Green Bay Press Gazette Sports
Women's Basketball Concludes Non-Conference Slate At Southern Illinois--uwgbathletics.com

UWM on road minus pair--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports-Colleges
Panthers Return From Holiday Break At Wyoming--uwmpanthers.com

Junior leads Panthers--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports-Colleges
Panthers Roll To First Home Win Of The Season, 76-55--uwmpanthers.com

Haanpaa has first of possibly several VU records--The NWI Times
Crusader Men Face Nation's Best for Fourth Consecutive Year--www.valpo.edu

WSU gears up for 4-game grind--Dayton Daily News Sports
Wright State vs. Belmont preview--Dayton Daily News Sports

Better shooting should cure Penguins’ first-half ills--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle Sports

Men's Basketball Roundup - December 28--The Horizon League

Women's Basketball Roundup - December 28--The Horizon League

Saturday, December 22, 2007

News On The Horizon 12/23/2007


Inspirational alumnus helps drive Bulldogs--The Indy Star
No. 16 Butler beats Florida Gulf Coast--The Indy Star
FT line, not 3-point arc, is most crucial this game--The Indy Star
Butler Holds Off Gulf Coast 78-66--MICentralSports.com
Eagles let Butler off a big hook--News-Press
Sometimes, any old road victory will just have to do--Indy Star Butler Insider
Men's Hoops Upset Bid Falls Short--FGCUAthletics.com
Bulldogs Rally For 78-66 Win At Florida Gulf Coast--ButlerSports.com

All-around effort helps Vikings rebound strong--Cleveland Plain Dealer Sports
Cleveland State's 3s bury Central Michigan--The Detroit News
Vikings Roll Past Central Michigan--The Fan Home of the Cleveland State Vikings
Vikings Roll Past Chippewas, 86-70--CMUChippewas.com
Vikings Use Trifectas to Top Central Michigan, 86-70--csuvikings.com

UDM To Host Dec. 29 Reunion For The 25-Win 1977 Basketball Squad--detroittitans.com

Flames win 5th in a row--The Chicago Sun-Times
UIC tops Howard 97-58--Daily Herald College Sports
Banks returns home--Whoosh!Net
Undermanned Bison Drop Fourth Straight--HowardBison.com
Men's Basketball Overwhelms Howard, 97-58--uicflames.com

Missouri-Kansas City beats Loyola--The Chicago Tribune
Down day for Ramblers--The Chicago Sun-Times
Kangaroos hold court against Loyola--Daily Herald College Sports
UMKC uses second-half run to beat Loyola Chicago--The Kansas City Star
Big Second Half Propels Kangaroos Past Loyola, 77-66--UMKC Kangaroos
Second-Half Blitz Helps UMKC Sink Loyola, 77-66--LoyolaRamblers.com

NIU falls to Wisconsin-Green Bay--Daily Herald College Sports
Men's basketball: In ugly game, Tillema shines--Green Bay Press Gazette Sports
Photo gallery: UW-Green Bay vs. Northern Illinois men's basketball--Green Bay Press Gazette Sports
Green Bay Downs NIU Men's Hoops, 86-75, Behind Career High From Tillema--NIUHuskies.com
Green Bay Completes Big Ten Road Trilogy Saturday at Michigan State--uwgbathletics.com
Tillema Helps Green Bay Remains Perfect at Home in 86-75 Win--uwgbathletics.com

Women's basketball: Glover feels good, plays even better--Green Bay Press Gazette Sports
Green Bay tops NDSU women--IN-FORUM Sports
Balance Carries Green Bay Past North Dakota State 66-52--GoBison.com
Glover's Career Night Boosts Green Bay to 66-52 Win Over North Dakota State--uwgbathletics.com

Weekly Panthers report--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports-Colleges

Wisconsin 68, Valparaiso 58--Daily Herald College Sports

Wisconsin overcame a sloppy performance and poor free-throw shooting to beat visiting Valparaiso. Trevon Hughes led Wisconsin with 14 points, while Joe Krabbenhoft added 11 points and 11 rebounds. Samuel Haanpaa led Valparaiso with 16 points, while Brandon McPherson added 14.

Men's basketball: Valpo keeps it close, but Badgers pull away--The Post-Tribune
Men's basketball: VU's big men get in big trouble--The Post-Tribune
Turning up late--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports-Colleges
UW men's basketball: Badgers earn ugly win over Valparaiso--The Capital Times
UW men's basketball: Badgers pass difficult test--The Wisconsin State Journal
Well at least they did not have to go to overtime to win.--The Wisconsin Sports Bar
Wisconsin-Valparaiso thoughts--BadgerCentric
UW Comes From Behind to Beat Valpo--UWBadgers.com
Crusaders Fall to Late Wisconsin Run--www.valpo.edu

Women's basketball: Career highs spark Valpo victory--The Post-Tribune
Valpo trio combines for 57 points, 22 rebounds in win over St. Xavier--The NWI Times
No. 8 Saint Xavier Falls to Valparaiso (Ind.), 76-57--Saint Xavier University Athletics
Crusaders Wrap Up Non-Conference Play with Win over Saint Xavier--www.valpo.edu

WSU slows down Fullerton offense just enough--Dayton Daily News Sports
WSU squeezes by Fullerton--Dayton Daily News Sports
Lady Raiders Pull out a Last Second Win!--RaiderRoundball.com
Wright State Hands Titans Home Loss--FullertonTitans.com
Men Rally Past Cal State Fullerton--wsuraiders.com

Raiders win at CSF--RaiderRoundball.com

Men's Basketball Roundup - December 22 (Part 1)--The Horizon League
Men's Basketball Roundup - December 22 (Part 2)--The Horizon League

Women's Basketball Roundup - December 22--The Horizon League