Friday, July 18, 2008

News On The Horizon 7/18/2008

Betko becomes a coach--The Indy Star
A. J. Graves Receives Cecil N. Coleman Medal of
Butler Men's Basketball To Remain On

Shawn Hood returns to Cleveland State as women's basketball assistant coach--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Shawn Hood Named Assistant Women's Basketball

UDM athletic director hits hiring, fund-raising goals--The Detroit Free Press
Women's Basketball Adds to

UIC, Collins agree to 3-year extension--UIC Chicago Flame

Arena Floor Gets a "Panther" Facelift--Milwaukee Panther Tracks
Summer Notebook: Former Panthers Excel, New Floor At The

Sports Digest--The NWI Times

VU WOMEN'S HOOPS AGAIN RANKS IN ACADEMIC TOP 25: Valparaiso University's women's basketball program finished the 2007-08 school year ranked 24th in NCAA Division I for team grade-point average. Keith Freeman's squad tallied a 3.286 GPA. This is the 10th straight season the Crusaders have been ranked in the top 25 on the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Academic Honor Roll.

Valpo Women’s Hoops Ranks in Academic Top-25 for 10th Straight

Raiders add TV game with Wake Forest to schedule--Dayton Daily News
Raiders to Play At Wake Forest on

All-Time Record Six Women Highlight 2008 HOF
Beeghly Center Main Arena Floor Features Exciting New

Butler's A.J. Graves, Wright State's Jessica Weidert Receive Cecil N. Coleman Medal of Honor--The Horizon League
Valparaiso Women's Basketball Ranks in the WBCA Academic Top-25--The Horizon League

Thursday, July 10, 2008

News On The Horizon 7/10/2008

Miller to Ohio State--The Indy Star

With Miller gone, expect others to move up
--Indy Star Butler Insider
Mike Green Joins Cleveland Cavaliers Summer

Vikings To Open Season at Arizona State in Preseason

UDM coach: Team needs to get free throws--The Detroit Free Press

UIC locks up recharged Collins for 3 more years--The Chicago Tribune
Collins granted 3-year extension--Whoosh!Net
Head Men's Basketball Coach Jimmy Collins Earns Three-Year Contract
Justin Bowen Playing For Bulls Summer League
Jimmy Collins To Appear On Tuesday's Edition Of Chicago Tribune

Loyola Assistant Men's Basketball Coach Lance Randall

La Lumiere's Haskins to join VU men's hoops program--The NWI Times
Sports Digest

DIEBLER, HAANPAA NAMED TO NABC HONORS COURT: Valparaiso University guards Jake Diebler and Sam Haanpaa have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. Diebler, who will be a senior this season, carries a 3.57 grade-point average as a marketing major. As a junior, Diebler started all 36 games for the Crusaders and ranked second in the Horizon League with a 2.71 assist-to-turnover ratio. Haanpaa, who will be a junior this season, has a 3.63 GPA as an international business major. He is also VU's all-time leader in 3-point percentage.

As tough as advertised--The NWI Times
Diebler, Haanpää Named to NABC Honors
Haskins to Join Crusader
Athletic Haskins officially joins VU program--The Post-Tribune
VU's Haskins adds to LaLumiere's credibility--Off The Mark
Sports Digest--The NWI Times

Jennifer Samble, Valparaiso University's associate director of athletics for compliance and student services/senior woman administrator, has been appointed to the NCAA's administration cabinet and will begin a four-year term that runs through 2012. Samble, who has been VU's SWA for the past six years, was nominated by the Horizon League for the position on the 21-person cabinet.

What to watch for next year at VU--The NWI Times
Drew announces signing of Haskins, surgery for Diebler, new walk-on--VU with David Robb

WSU's 6-foot-8 transfer won't be eligible--Dayton Daily News
Wright State to play in San Juan Shootout--Dayton Daily News
Tournament opportunity thrills Raiders--Dayton Daily News
League schedule points to larger crowds for WSU basketball--Dayton Daily News
Raiders Sign on for San Juan

Cleveland State to compete in 2008 Preseason WNIT--The Horizon League