Monday, January 20, 2014

News On The Horizon 1/20/2014

Pregame Shootaround: Minnesota at Iowa highlights a slow day--CollegeBasketballTalk
MID-MAJOR GAME OF THE DAY: Wright State at Cleveland State (1 p.m.)

This should be an enticing battle in the Horizon League as a pair of 3-2 teams with league title aspirations collide. Wright State is coming off of a loss to Green Bay — the team both teams are trying to keep pace with — while the Vikings have ideas about playing for the title in the Horizon as well.
Late Night Snacks: No. 14 Iowa beats Minnesota--CollegeBasketballTalk
2) Cleveland State

Shot 32.7% from the field and 5-for-21 from three in their 49-46 loss to Wright State. The Raiders weren’t much better, shooting 33.3% overall and 5-for-18 from three.
Alec Brown scored 23 points and Keifer Sykes added 21 (19 in the second half) to lead Green Bay to a 69-64 win at UIC, moving to 5-0 in Horizon League play.
Green Bay's Keifer Sykes' Showcase Dunk at Illinois-Chicago--Mid-Major Madness

Heat defenseless without Wade, fall 121-114 to Hawks--South Florida Sun Sentinel
But with James scoring 30, Bosh adding 21, starting point guard Mario Chalmers matching his season high with 17 points and backup point guard Norris Cole adding eight assists, the Heat almost did.
Cleveland State falls in defensive thriller, 49-46, to Wright State--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Terry Pluto wonders if Cleveland State can actually finish strong this season?--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Akron, Cleveland State, Kent State look like winners, but postseason a question - Local college hoops this week--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland State's Rally Comes Up Short Against Wright State--The Cleveland Fan
Cleveland State 49, Wright State 46--Cleveland State Hoops
MBB Highlights vs. Wright State (Jan. 19)
CSU MBB vs Wright State
Vikings Fall to Wright State,

Ducks drop fourth straight, 80-72 against Oregon State--The Register-Guard
The Ducks shot a season-low 37.9 percent from the field, including 4-for-19 on three-pointers, while finishing 16 points below their scoring average. Oregon's three leading scorers - Joseph Young, Mike Moser, and Damyean Dotson - were a combined 7-for-33 from the field. No starter scored in double figures as Oregon's top three scorers came off the bench led by Jason Calliste with 17 points.
Oregon closed within 58-50 on a lay-up by Dominic Artis with 10:54 left to play, but then Calliste was called for an intentional foul when he grabbed Eric Moreland on the way to the basket. Moreland made both free throws and Devon Collier converted a three-point play on the ensuing possession to put OSU ahead 63-50.
Oregon got 47 points from its bench compared to 25 out of its starting line-up. Calliste had 17 points in 25 minutes and Richard Amardi got 13 points in 17 minutes while being limited by foul trouble. Ben Carter scored 11 points after scoring a total of 13 in his previous seven games.

Oakland coach Greg Kampe unhappy with NCAA's graduate transfer rule--Grizzlies Den

Green Bay Survives UIC’s Upset Bid, Extends Winning Streak to 10 Games--The Catch and Shoot
Another big lead disappears--Whoosh!Net
Sykes the homecoming king--Whoosh!Net

Terri Bender Earns Award from College Sports
Flames Shoot For Three Straight Wins Tuesday Against

In Case You Were Out Friday Night: Green Bay and Billy the Kid--Rush The Court
POSTERIZED: Green Bay’s Keifer Sykes takes flight in win over UIC (VIDEO)--CollegeBasketballTalk
Mid-Major Rankings for the Week of Jan. 20--The Catch and Shoot
5. Green Bay (15-3, 5-0 Horizon). Last week: 5

Green Bay survived UIC’s upset bid Sunday to remain unbeaten in Horizon League play. The Phoenix have now won 10 straight games.
Men's basketball: UWGB's Brown claims 3rd weekly league honor--Green Bay Press Gazette
Alec Brown Named Co-Horizon League Player of the

Milwaukee falls against Valpo, faces Wright State next--PantherU
Panthers Finish Off Three-Game Road Swing At Wright

1/19 Men's Basketball Players of the Week--College Sports Madness
Madness High-Major Conference Players of the Week
Horizon LaVonte Dority G Valparaiso
Dority, Williams Pick Up Weekly League

Crusaders Aim for Third Straight Win over UIC Tuesday Night in

Raiders put toughness on display in win at CSU--Dayton Daily News
Young Nominated for GEICO Play of the

Hopkins’ bounce off bench gives Raiders spark--Dayton Daily News

YSU’s balance gives opponents problems--Youngstown Vindicator

Hornberger, Hirsch Sweep Horizon League’s Weekly

Green Bay's Brown, Valpo's Dority, Williams Tabbed for #HLMBB Honors--Horizon League Network

Hornberger Named Player of the Week, Hirsch Earns Freshman Honors--Horizon League Network

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