Sunday, January 2, 2011

News On The Horizon 1/2/2011

You heard it here first, 2011 will be a great year--Deseret News

May: In a grueling seven-game series, the Jazz eliminate the defending NBA champion L.A. Lakers in the Western Conference semifinals. Utah's much-maligned rookie, Gordon Hayward, clinches Game 7 with a clutch pair of free throws, sending Lakers coach Phil Jackson off into retirement — minus the smug smile he's normally worn on his face for the last couple of decades.

Utah Jazz: Rookie Gordon Hayward improving quickly--Deseret News
Utah Jazz game at a glance--Deseret News

Rookie Gordon Hayward played the entire fourth quarter and finished with 13 points and four rebounds. He has scored in double figures in three straight games.

Utah Jazz open new year with win--Deseret News

The reserves again had their moments of excellence, from rookie Gordon Hayward's 13 points and four rebounds, to the rekindled two-way spark provided by Ronnie Price (seven points), Kyrylo Fesenko (five points) and Earl Watson (six assists).
Andrei Kirilenko resumed his starting role after missing the past two games with a strained lower back, but Sloan opted to go with Hayward in the fourth quarter.

Reserves push Jazz past Grizzlies, 98-92--Salt Lake Tribune
Millsap gets the job done – quietly--Salt Lake Tribune

There was Deron Williams with his fourth-quarter wizardry. Gordon Hayward with his continued emergence as an impact player. The Utah Jazz bench, which once again provided the spark needed for a 98-92 win over Memphis on Saturday night.

Butler Basketball: Bulldogs Defeat Valpo 76-59 Behind Shelvin Mack's 16 Points--SB Nation Indiana
Bulldogs getting timely 3s from Hahn--The Indy Star
Bulldogs' Horizon win streak at 22--The Indy Star
Win over Valpo not routine after all--Indy Star Butler Insider
Welcome home: Butler takes down Valpo--Victory Firelight
Say hello to Devontae Morgan--Victory Firelight
Bulldogs set conference record against visiting Valpo--Butler Collegian
Butler Pulls Away From Valparaiso,

Cleveland State fine tunes for Butler with domination of Illinois-Chicago--Cleveland Plain Dealer
With CSU putting on the defensive heat, there's a warm basketball story building in Cleveland: Terry Pluto--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Forward Tim Kamczyc's defense earns praise from coach Gary Waters: CSU Insider--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Harmon Sets Career Scoring High As CSU Topples UIC,

Titans beaten by Wisconsin-Milwaukee in overtime--The Detroit Free Press
Panthers Edge Titans in Overtime,

Matchup: Illinois-Chicago at Cleveland State--The Chicago Tribune
Cleveland State rolls past UIC 83-59--Daily Herald
Follow the Flames LIVE from Cleveland State!
Men's Basketball Falls at Cleveland State,

Matchup: Loyola at Youngstown State--The Chicago Tribune
Ramblers rout Penguins behind Gibler, Avercamp--The Chicago Sun-Times
Loyola Rolls To 83-53 Win At Youngstown

Women's basketball: Today's UWGB-Wright State preview--Green Bay Press Gazette

Men's basketball: Duggins' 3 at the buzzer sinks UWGB--Green Bay Press Gazette
Game #15: Wright State 67, UWGB 64 FINAL--UWGB Basketball
Duggins' Buzzer Beater Sinks Green Bay in Road
Team Effort on Glass Leads to Rebounding

UWM uses long-range attack to beat Detroit--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Videos from today--PantherU
Pleased, but…--PantherU
Green Bay tip time may change--PantherU
Live Men's Basketball Blog - Milwaukee @ Detroit--Panther Blog Zone
Postgame Extra – Milwaukee at Detroit--Panther Blog Zone
Panthers Claim Thrilling Overtime Win In

Panthers Start 2011 With A Home Game Against

VU comeback falls short against Butler--The Post-Tribune
Crusaders sorely miss Kenney in loss--The Post-Tribune
Valparaiso fails to come back from big early deficit--The NWI Times
VALPARAISO MEN'S HOOPS NOTEBOOK: Kenney misses Butler game with concussion; hopeful for Youngstown State--The NWI Times
Live from Hinkle Fieldhouse: Valparaiso vs. Butler--Region Sports Extra
Crusader Comeback Effort Falls Short at

Valpo breathing easier with return of Watts--The Post-Tribune
Scouting Valparaiso University women's basketball--The NWI Times

Duggins beats the buzzer for WSU--Dayton Daily News
WSU coach hails toughness in late-game comeback--Dayton Daily News
Duggins’ 3 at the buzzer gives WSU 67-64 win against UW-Green Bay--Wright State University Sports
Raiders Open the New Year by Sinking Green Bay at the
Duggins Buzzer-Beater Gives Raiders 67-64 Win Over Green

Loyola 83 YSU53--Youngstown Vindicator
Out of sorts--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle
Hot-Shooting Loyola Tops Penguins, 83-53, on New Year's

Records, Buzzer-Beaters Define Saturday--Horizon League Network

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