Friday, February 3, 2012

News On The Horizon 2/3/2012

Butler 64, Wright St. 53--Associated Press
Ill.-Chicago 72, Youngstown St. 68--Associated Press
Wright State at Butler, Feb. 2, Live Blog--Off The Mark

Injury-plagued Jazz trail Warriors 48-46 at halftime--Deseret News

Josh Howard, starting for Bell for the third straight game, has a team-high 11 points, and Gordon Hayward has 10 points. Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap have only combined for nine points.

Utah Jazz-Golden State Warriors: Instant Analysis--Deseret News

Gordon Hayward continued his recent streak of aggressive play, leading Utah with 21 points, while also recording four rebounds and four assists. His confidence continues to grow. Small forward Josh Howard broke out of his five-game slump with 19 points and four assists of his own.

Jazz-Warriors: Report card--Deseret News

GUARDS: It's difficult to place too much blame on point man Jamaal Tinsley, a veteran who has become a third-string point guard for the Jazz. Tinsley tallied nine points, six rebounds and 13 assists in 34 minutes in place of Devin Harris and Earl Watson , who were sidelined with a strained left hamstring and strained left ankle, respectively. Gordon Hayward's 21 points in Raja Bell 's typical slot were offset by the high-octane play of Monta Ellis, who scored 33 points, and Stephan Curry, who scored 29 points on 10-14 shooting from the field. Together, the two Warrior guards went 11-13 from beyond the arc. Grade: B-

Jazz Notes: Jamaal Tinsley gets unexpected last-minute start for Utah--Salt Lake Tribune


The Jazz only had 10 active players against Golden State. Utah starting shooting guard Raja Bell missed his third consecutive game due to a strained right adductor. Bell did not travel with the team and an update about his status was not provided by tipoff Thursday. … No Jazz player was among the top vote-getters for the 2012 Western Conference All-Star starters, which were announced Thursday. Reserves will be named Feb. 9. Paul Millsap and Al Jefferson are Utah’s most likely options, but they face tough competition at the forward and center spots. Jeremy Evans could be selected for the dunk contest, while Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, Enes Kanter and Alec Burks are eligible for the annual Rookie-Sophomore game.

Utah Jazz blown out by Golden State Warriors--Salt Lake Tribune

Gordon Hayward scored 21 points to top the Jazz (12-9), who have dropped two consecutive games and four of six. Josh Howard and Al Jefferson added 19 points apiece.

Randy Wittman’s message of accountability coming across to Wizards--Washington Post

When starters Young, John Wall, JaVale McGee and Jan Vesely struggled in the first quarter against Orlando, Wittman had no problem letting reserves Crawford, Shelvin Mack, Kevin Seraphin, Trevor Booker and Chris Singleton lead the Wizards back into the game with a 22-5 run that turned an 11-point deficit into a six-point lead. He also let them stay on the floor until their usefulness waned.

Wright State Raiders coach left in awe of Butler Bulldogs--The Indy Star
Third place realistic for Butler--Indy Star Butler Insider
Butler Tops Wright State, 64-53--Butler Blue Fever
Butler (13-11) Takes On Detroit (12-12)--Butler Blue Fever
Ronald Nored Earns Academic All-District
Butler Uses Strong Start To Beat
Butler Basketball Players Talk Super
Butler Hosts Talented Detroit

Bulldogs Roll Past Vikings
Bulldogs Look For Ohio Sweep At

Preview capsules for today's Northeast Ohio men's and women's college basketball games--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland State men's basketball team hopes to leap to strong finish in February: Vikings Insider--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Bandwagon CSU Fans Welcome to Jump Aboard--Let's Go Vikes!
Vikings Travel to Chicago to Face Loyola--Let's Go Vikes!
Viking Notes: Cleveland State Looks to Continue its Dominace on the road this week in Chicago--Cleveland State Hoops
Cleveland State (18-4) Takes On Loyola (Chicago) (5-16)--Vikings Ball

Cleveland State women's basketball team loses to Butler--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Late Viking Rally Comes Up Short Against
Vikings Close Homestand Against Valparaiso

Video: Detroit Mercy's Doug Anderson nasty dunk--It's Always Sunny in Detroit
POSTERIZED: MR.. (Doug) ANDERSON--Ballin' is a Habit
Valparaiso holds off Detroit Mercy with outside shooting, 78-73--The Detroit Free Press
Valparaiso Wins 78-73 Over Detroit--Titans Update
Detroit (12-12) vs. Butler (13-11)--Titans Update
Titans rout Ramblers--Varsity Press
Titans Fall To Valparaiso, 78-73; Anderson Dunk Earns SportsCenter Top
Titans To Host "Cardio For a Cause"

Titans Blast Loyola,

UIC tops Youngstown State 72-68 to end 4-game skid--The Chicago Tribune
Flames too hot for Penguins--Whoosh!Net
UIC Beats Youngstown State, 72-68--Flame Fanatic
Flames Defeat Youngstown State,

Flames Fall to Sharp Shooting Raiders,

Cleveland State at Loyola--The Chicago Tribune
Loyola (Chicago) (5-16) Takes On Cleveland State (18-4)--LU Wolf Ball
On this day 10 years ago - Feb 02, 2002--LU Wolf Ball
Averkamp Named Capital One First Team Academic All-District

Detroit Races Past Loyola,

No. 10/9 Green Bay Opens Three-Game Homestand Saturday at 7

Men's basketball: UWGB gets boost from freshman duo Josh Humphrey, Greg Mays--Green Bay Press Gazette
Green Bay (9-12) Goes Up Against Milwaukee (14-10)--Phoenix Fever
Homestand Concludes with Black Out Cancer Game

Never say die--PantherU
Julius Mays doesn’t think Valpo, Indiana is hoppin’--PantherU
Milwaukee (14-10) Goes Up Against Green Bay (9-12)--UWM Update
Panthers Hope To Bounce Back In Saturday Contest At Green
Meier Earns Capital One Academic All-Region

Penguins hit eight 3-pointers in second half to hold off VU women--The NWI Times
Valpo Falls in Tough Road Battle at Youngstown
Crusaders Continue Ohio Swing Saturday at Cleveland

Red-hot Broekhoff leads Valparaiso past Detroit--The Post-Tribune
Broekhoff lifts VU men over Detroit--The NWI Times
Valparaiso Tops Detroit, 78-73--Valpo Daily
Game Wrap Up: No Hustle Detroit--Section EE
Broekhoff Leads Way In Come-From-Behind Win Over
Valpo Aims For Weekend Sweep Saturday Versus Wright

Horizon League teams emphasizing strong defense--Dayton Daily News
WSU's Battle hits from long range all night--Dayton Daily News
Raiders unable to keep up with Butler's offense--Dayton Daily News
Teams will focus on Mays in league’s 2nd half--Dayton Daily News
Butler uses hot start and keeps command and beat Wright State, 64-53--Wright State University Sports
Wright State Sinking After 64-53 Loss To Butler--Rowdy Review
Men Drop 64-53 Decision at
Daktronics Release on WSU Nutter Center

Demmings leads WSU women past UIC--Dayton Daily News
Women Pull Away for 80-70 Win Over

Poor second half, weak bench doom YSU men against UIC--Youngstown Vindicator
YSU men fall on road--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle
Youngstown State Loses To UIC, 72-68--Guin Report
Cold Start to Second Half Hurts Men's Basketball in 72-68 Loss at

Sluggish YSU finds a way to get a win--Youngstown Vindicator
Inspirational halftime speech lifts Penguins over Valpo--The Jambar
Late Heroics By Middlebrooks, Brown Lifts Guins Past

Three-Way Tie Moves Up the Ladder as Butler, Valpo, UIC Claim Wins--Horizon League Network
ESPN Contests, Intrastate Showdown Among Key Weekend Games--Horizon League Network

Butler, Detroit, Wright State and Youngstown State pick up wins Thursday night--Horizon League Network

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