Wednesday, October 20, 2010

News On The Horizon 10/21/2010

League preview:

Create-a-Caption--Ball Don't Lie

In our last adventure: Gordon Hayward plays with pegging.

Winner, Roger Mason(notes) Jr. = Hero: [Jarron] Collins' plastic surgeon advised him to avoid sports where balls fly at his face.

Runner-up, thelegendarygregostertag: Although they showed poise and incomparable creativity, Gordon Hayward(notes) and Jerron Collins were eliminated from "Dancing With the Stars" for their use of an illegal prop.

Second runner-up, gotwhelk: "Oh my God, a spider!"
"Don't move, I got it"

Bulldogs picked to win Horizon League title--The Indy Star
Butler's Butcher eager to return to court--The Indy Star
Mack picked for player of year--Indy Star Butler Insider
Smith out with concussion--Indy Star Butler Insider
Scrimmages reveal little--Indy Star Butler Insider
Butler Tabbed Unanimous Favorite In Horizon

Butler Women's Hoops Picked Second In Preseason

Cleveland State picked to finish third in Horizon League poll--Let's Go Vikes!
VIDEO: 10-19 Countdown to Tipoff: Devon
Norris Cole Named To Preseason All-Horizon League
Video 10-20 Countdown to Tipoff: Ludovic

Cleveland State women picked to finish fourth in preseason poll--Let's Go Vikes!
Garland Named Preseason First Team All-Horizon

UDM No. 2 in HL preseason poll--The Detroit Free Press

Detroit Tabbed Third, Shayok Selected To Second Team In HL's Preseason

Butler tabbed unanimous favorite In Horizon League--The Chicago Tribune
Flames picked to finish 9th--Whoosh!Net
Kreps Named to Horizon League's Preseason
Men's Basketball Blog Launched on

Bailey Named To Preseason Horizon League First

Loyola gets little respect in Horizon League preseason
Thumbs Up Thumbs Down--Loyola Phoenix

Up to Midnight Madness

Loyola fans have lots to look forward to now that the men's college basketball season has started. The Ramblers return almost all of their key players from last year's team; the Gentile Center hosts Kansas State and Butler this year, both teams being Elite Eight teams last year; and the Band of Wolves will be playing vuvuzelas (well, it would be cool if they did).

Loyola athletics to get new head--Loyola Phoenix
Loyola Picked Eighth In Horizon League Preseason

Horizon League Network To Release Women's Basketball Preseason
Loyola Women's Basketball Picked Seventh in Preseason Horizon League

Men's basketball: Not much expected of UW-Green Bay, according to Horizon League preseason poll--Green Bay Press Gazette
UWGB men picked 7th in the Horizon League--UWGB Basketball
Fletcher Earns Spot on Preseason All-Horizon League First

Midnight Mania a hit after five year absence--UWGB Fourth Estate

Women's basketball: Phoenix picked to stay atop Horizon--Green Bay Press Gazette
UWGB women again favored in Horizon League, Tetschlag preseason player of year--UWGB Basketball
Fast Break Club Hosts Season Kick-Off for Women's
Green Bay Picked to Win 13th Horizon League Title, Tetschlag Selected as

UWM picked for fifth in Horizon League--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Basketball Notes: Panthers Picked Fifth; Intrasquad Set; Time

Laur Named To Preseason All-League Second

Valparaiso picked fourth in HL preseason poll; Wood first-team--Off The Mark
Valparaiso basketball teams take the floor for first time--The NWI Times
Sports Digest: VU men's basketball team fourth in Horizon poll--The NWI Times

Valparaiso University has been predicted to finish in ninth place in the Horizon League's preseason women's poll, a compilation of voting by the conference's head coaches, sports information directors and selected media members.

The Crusaders return eight letterwinners, including three starters from a team that went 9-21 overall and 6-12 in the Horizon League, tying for seventh place.

Green Bay was picked to win the league crown for the 13th straight season, followed by Butler and Detroit. Cleveland State and UIC tied for fourth in the poll, followed by Milwaukee and Loyola. Youngstown State was selected 10th.

Live from the ARC: Valpo Hoops Mania--Region Sports Extra
Horizon League Men’s Basketball Preseason Poll--Region Sports Extra
3 to Challenge Butler for Horizon Leauge Title--Dave's Thoughts and Rants
Crusaders Tabbed Fourth in Preseason Poll; Wood, Johnson on All-League

Valpo Picked Ninth in Horizon League Women’s

WSU picked sixth in Horizon League--Dayton Daily News
WSU picked 6th, Duggins second team in Horizon League preseason poll--Wright State University Sports
Previewing WSU opponents: Southern--Wright State University Sports
WSU recruits named two of top 16 seniors in Indiana by newspaper--Wright State University Sports
Duggins Tabbed as Preseason Second Team All-Horizon
Thomas Selected Preseason Second Team All-Horizon
Raiders Invite Fans to the Free Raiders Represent
Duggins Tabbed as Preseason Second Team All-Horizon
Raiders Invite Fans to the Free Raiders Represent

WSU’s Thomas earns preseason honor--Dayton Daily News
WSU guard honored in Horizon League women’s basketball preseason poll--Wright State University Sports
Thomas Selected Preseason Second Team All-Horizon

Brandi Brown Earns Preseason Horizon League Second-Team

Green Bay Tabbed to Win, Tetschlag Chosen Player of the Year in Women's Basketball Preseason Poll--The Horizon League
Butler Unanimous Favorite, Mack Chosen Player of the Year in Men's Basketball Preseason Poll--The Horizon League

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