Monday, December 22, 2014

News On The Horizon 12/22/2014

Green Bay And Valparaiso Getting Attention Outside of the Horizon League With Strong Early Play--Mid-Major Madness
Mid-Major Rankings for the Week of Dec. 22--The Catch and Shoot
9. Green Bay (9-2). Last week: 10

Green Bay beat Morehead State and Arkansas-Little Rock and now has a four-game winning streak. The Phoenix have a pair of tough matchups this week with UC Irvine and Georgia State.
19. Valparaiso (12-2). Last week: 20

Valparaiso has won four straight games with one non-conference game at James Madison remaining.
Chicago Weekly Awards: Dec. 22--The Catch and Shoot
Player of the Week

UIC guard Marc Brown had a slow start to his senior year as he battled a foot injury, but now he’s getting healthy and the results are showing. In two games last week, Brown averaged 19 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals. He also made three 3-pointers in each game.

Honorable mentions: Alec Peters, Valparaiso; Clarke Rosenberg, Chicago State
Freshman of the Week
Honorable mentions: Tai Odiase, UIC; Bryant McIntosh, Northwestern; Tevonn Walker, Valparaiso

Akron, Cleveland State and Kent State all winners: College Basketball Insider--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland State 69, San Francisco 65 (OT): Grady, Lee Step up lead CSU to Victory--Cleveland State Hoops
CSU Hosts Eastern Illinois on Tuesday at 2pm--Cleveland State Hoops

CSU Ticket Promotions for the New

Titans Conclude Road Trip at Arizona

Alumni Day A Success For Women’s
Pre-Christmas Bash Has UDM Visiting Cincinnati On
Seward Earns Horizon League Freshman Of The

Jaron Blossomgame Leads Clemson to Win Over Oakland Golden Grizzlies--Shakin The Southland
Clemson beats Oakland 60-50--The Oakland Press
Oakland Beaten by Clemson 70-60--Grizz Gang
Oakland (4-9) Faces No. 15 Maryland (11-1)--Grizz Gang


UIC can’t overcome slow start at Northwestern--The Catch and Shoot
UIC Pounded by Northwestern 63-46--Flame Fanatic
UIC (3-10) vs. Bradley (4-8)--Flame Fanatic
Slow Start Plagues UIC at Northwestern,

Flames Drop Close Contest to Old Dominion,
Women's Basketball Visits UIC Children's

Pregame Shootaround: Wisconsin heads to Cal in the best game of the night--CollegeBasketballTalk
Mid-Major Matchup of the Night: UC Irvine vs. Green Bay, 5:00 p.m. (Las Vegas)

UC Irvine has 7-foot-6 center Mamadou Ndiaye, an NBA prospect, on their roster. Green Bay has 5-foot-10 Keifer Sykes, another NBA prospect, on their roster.
Missed free throws costly for UWGB men in Vegas--Green Bay Press Gazette
Green Bay Narrowly Defeated by UC Irvine 72-70--Phoenix Fever
Phoenix fall in Vegas championship game--Phear The Phoenix
Late Jumper Dooms Green Bay in Title Game

Phoenix women rise to No. 24 in nation--Green Bay Press Gazette
Green Bay Cracks AP Top 25 for First Time This

Panthers face Razorback pressure on quick turnaround--PantherU
Milwaukee Falls At Arkansas,

Men’s Basketball: Valparaiso gets ball rolling early in rout over Goshen--The Post-Tribune
Peters Claims League Weekly

Wright State focuses on rebounding as George Mason come to town--Dayton Daily News
Wright State-George Mason preview--Dayton Daily News
Men’s basketball: Busy holiday week ahead for the Raiders--The Guardian

Mingo Named Horizon League Player of the

Valpo's Peters, Oakland's Hayes Collect Men's Basketball Honors--Horizon League Network

Wright State's Mingo and Detroit's Seward Tab Player of the Week Honors--Horizon League Network
Green Bay Cracks AP Top 25 Poll at No. 24--Horizon League Network

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