Wednesday, December 14, 2011

News On The Horizon 12/15/2011

Around The Horizon League: Weeks 4-5--The Mid-Majority
Power Rankings: Week 5 (espresso edition)--Horizon League Hoops

Utah Jazz: Rookie guard Alec Burks is ready to burn--Salt Lake Tribune
Want to shoot better? First, pass better--Indy Star Butler Insider
Butler Faces Purdue In Crossroads

Video: Women's Basketball

Miami Heat rookie point guard Norris Cole in good graces--Miami Herald
Akron reaches healing portion of schedule: NE Ohio Basketball Insider--Cleveland Plain Dealer

On fire: Cleveland State is 10-1 thanks, in part, to the recent eruption of Trevon Harmon. The senior guard, named the Horizon League Player of the Week, snapped out of a slow start in a big way.

In the past two games, the Pasadena, Calif., native has 40 points. He has made 13 of 23 shots, including eight of 14 3-pointers. The Vikings needed his output to get past Robert Morris, 62-58, and Akron, 69-66.

Previously, Harmon had shot better than 50 percent in a game just once this season. He was 7-of-13 against the Colonials, 6-of-10 against the Zips.

CSU next plays Monday at South Florida.

On this day 12 years ago - Dec 14, 1999--Vikings Ball

On this day 15 years ago - Dec 14, 1996--Titans Update

Bread-and-butter victory--Whoosh!Net
On this day 8 years ago - Dec 13, 2003--Flame Fanatic
UIC vs Oregon State: Recap Notes--Flame Fanatic
Oregon State Gets Big Win Over UIC, 95-53--Flame Fanatic
Bailey Hits Game-Winning Layup; Flames Triumph

Loyola To Hold Canned Food Drive For Rockhurst

What do you think of the future of the UW-MU series?--PantherU

Michigan State surges as underdog--Fox Sports Detroit

The Spartans' guards, meanwhile, are still adjusting to one another.

Sophomore Keith Appling was moved to point guard this season. Travis Trice, who also plays the point, is a true freshman.

Branden Dawson and Brandan Kearney are freshmen as well, and Brandon Wood is in his first year at MSU after transferring from Valparaiso.

The other perimeter player, fifth-year senior Austin Thornton, has been in a horrible shooting slump, hitting 26.7 percent from the field and 13.3 percent from three-point range.

Set Your TiVo: 12.14.11--Rush The Court
Wednesday's Pregame Beat: Another slow night--Ballin' is a Habit
Cincinnati 78, Wright St. 58--Associated Press
Cincinnati Bearcats Trounce Wright State 78-58--Down The Drive
Stern test for offense-challenged Raiders--Dayton Daily News
WSU rocked by short-handed UC--Dayton Daily News
WSU unable to handle UC's Kilpatrick--Dayton Daily News
WSU gets flattened by UC--Dayton Daily News
Cincinnati blitzes Wright State early, keeps advantage for 78-58 win--Wright State University Sports
“Call 9-1-1, Cincy Is Here”--Through the Arch
UC’s Cronin: “We showed everybody what we’re all about tonight”--Through the Arch
Cincinnati vs Wright State: Recap Notes--Rowdy Review
Wright State Destroyed By Cincinnati, 78-58--Rowdy Review
Men Fall to

On this day 7 years ago - Dec 14, 2004--Guin Report

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