Thursday, August 28, 2008

News On The Horizon 8/28/2008

Vikings Announce 2008-2009 Hoops Schedule--The Cauldron
Vikings Add Three To Men's Basketball

Viking Champions May Think Alike--The Cauldron

Annual basketball camp welcomes top coaches--The Oakland Press

Collins hitches trailer to VanderMeer--Whoosh!Net
Anderson joins Flames as walk-on--Whoosh!Net
Josh Anderson Joins Men's

Men's basketball: Laconia guard verbally commits to Phoenix--Green Bay Press Gazette

Valpo Women’s Basketball Program to Host 14th Annual Fall Coaches

Basketball addition--Youngstown Vindicator

YOUNGSTOWN — Jason Pacanowski has been named director of men’s basketball operations at Youngstown State by coach Jerry Slocum.

Pacanowski joins the YSU staff after serving as a graduate assistant coach at Southern Illinois in 2007-08.

Pacanowski earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Southern Illinois in 2006 and a master’s degree in sports management from Southern Illinois in 2008.

Penguins Complete First of Many Planned Community Service
Annual Women's Basketball Golf Outing Set for Sept. 10 in

Saturday, August 23, 2008

News On The Horizon 8/23/2008

Athletic Department Announces Hirings And

Sports Digest--The NWI Times

SMITH ADDED TO VU'S STAFF: Christy Smith has joined the Valparaiso University's women's basketball staff as an assistant coach for the upcoming season. Smith was the head girls coach at Harrison High School last year. Smith, a Benton Central grad, play collegially at Arkansas. Smith led the Razorbacks to the Final Four in 1998. She led the nation in free throw shooting as a freshman. She was selected 17th overall in the WNBA draft by the Charlotte Sting in 1998.

Christy Smith Named Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at

Perry returns to WSU athletic department--Dayton Daily News

Friday, August 8, 2008

News On The Horizon 8/8/2008

Former Butler Basketball Players Headed

Cleveland State men's basketball releases schedule for 2008-09 season--Cleveland Plain Dealer
CSU Releases 2008-09 Schedule; Prepares For Spain Trip--The Fan Home of the Cleveland State Vikings
2008-09 Men's Basketball

Ray McCallum's Basketball Camps A

Count It Down: New Titan Logo To Be Unveiled On

Rademacher Completes Coaching

Women's Basketball Coach Lisa Ryckbosch Signs Contract

VU BASKETBALL: A bigger challenge lured away Haanpaa--The Post-Tribune
Horizon League struggles hasten Haanpaa's exit--The Post-Tribune
Departures leave Crusaders less experienced--The NWI Times
Sports Digest--The NWI Times

Men's basketball

CRUSADERS PICK UP SECOND WALK-ON: Nick Shelton has joined the Valparaiso men's basketball team as a freshman walk-on. Shelton, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound guard, hails from Frankenmuth, Mich.

Schrage Basketball wing suffers storm damage--VU with David Robb

VU women's hoops team picks up verbal commitment--The NWI Times
Crusaders begin reloading process with Richards--The NWI Times
VU's Baugher resigns to take similar post at Youngstown State--The NWI Times
Baugher Leaves Valpo Women’s Hoops

UIC Women's Basketball Coach Lisa Ryckbosch Signs Contract Extension--The Horizon League

Sunday, August 3, 2008

News On The Horizon 8/3/2008

Small-school star commits to Butler--Indy Star Butler Insider

Trinity's Monica Albano picks Loyola--The Chicago Tribune

Catching Up With Blake

Vujic named assistant coach at Northwestern--Daily Herald
Sports Digest--The NWI Times

College sports

VUJIC JOINS NORTHWESTERN STAFF: Former Valparaiso men's basketball player Ivan Vujic has joined the Northwestern staff as an assistant coach. Vujic comes to NU after most recently serving as the director of basketball operations at DePaul University the past two years. The Split, Croatia, native played at VU from 1998-2000, averaging 10.6 points and 5.7 rebounds per game while helping lead the team to a pair of Mid-Continent Conference regular-season and tournament titles.

15 home games set on YSU’s basketball schedule--Youngstown Vindicator
2008-09 SCHEDULE \YSU men’s basketball--Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown State Releases Challenging 2008-09 Men's Basketball