Monday, January 5, 2015

News On The Horizon 1/5/2015

Valparaiso Loses Keith Carter, Still Tops Youngstown State, 79-64--Mid-Major Madness
Mid-Major Rankings for the Week of Jan. 5--The Catch and Shoot
5. Green Bay (11-3). Last week: 5

After beating Chicago State, Green Bay now moves on to Horizon League play. The Phoenix host Wright State Monday.
20. Valparaiso (14-3, 1-1 Horizon). Last week: 16

After beginning Horizon League play with an overtime loss at Oakland, Valparaiso knocked off Youngstown State. The Crusaders host UIC and Cleveland State this week.

WATCH: Cleveland State’s Trey Lewis beats the halftime buzzer--WFNY
Cleveland State Vikings hold off UIC Flames, 74-69--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland State makes statement as Vikings are No. 1 in Horizon League: College Basketball Insider--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland State Defeats UIC 74-69--Vikings Ball
Cleveland State (8-8) and Oakland (5-10) Square Off--Vikings Ball
Vikings Earn 74-69 Win at

Late Night Snacks: No. 13 Kansas beats UNLV, No. 21 Washington falls at Stanford--CollegeBasketballTalk
2. Juwan Howard Jr., Detroit

The senior had 26 points, six assists and five rebounds in a Horizon League win over Milwaukee. The remarkably consistent forward has scored in double figures in 15 of 16 games this season for the Titans.
Night Court: Kansas rolls over UNLV, VCU and Northern Iowa also win--Eye On College Basketball
2. Detroit's Juwan Howard Jr. has been giving Keifer Sykes a run for his money as best player in the Horizon this season, and today was no different. Howard scored 26 points, dished out six assists and grabbed five rebounds in the Titans' 83-67 win over Milwaukee.
Monday's Viewer's Guide: Oklahoma and Texas reacquaint themselves--Eye On College Basketball
Other games:
Wright State goes to Green Bay to take on the Phoenix. Green Bay's been among the best mid-majors in the country so far, but Wright State hasn't slouched itself on its way to a 9-6 record.
Detroit Mercy 83, Milwaukee 67: Titans cruise at home--The Detroit Free Press
Sunday's roundup: Detroit downs Milwaukee, 83-67--The Detroit News
Detroit Punishes Milwaukee 83-67--Titans Update
Titans Tame Panthers, 83-67, In Sunday

Women’s Basketball Opens Horizon League Slate At Home On

Oakland Downs Valparaiso 89-75 in OT--Grizz Gang
Oakland (5-10) Squares Off with Cleveland State (8-8)--Grizz Gang
Kahlil Felder is Runner-Up for the StatSheet NCAA Player of the Week - January 5th, 2015--Grizz Gang

WATCH: Cleveland State guard Trey Lewis drains fadeaway 3-pointer at buzzer--The Catch and Shoot
Rapid Reaction: Cleveland State 74, UIC 69--The Catch and Shoot
Illinois College Basketball Rankings for the Week of Jan. 5--The Catch and Shoot
11. UIC (5-12, 1-1 Horizon). Last week: 11

UIC erased a double-digit deficit to beat Youngstown State, but its comeback fell short Sunday against Cleveland State. The Flames play their first Horizon League road game Thursday at Valparaiso.
Hampered by injury, Flames battle but fall to Cleveland State--UIC News
Going down swinging--Whoosh!Net
UIC Takes Loss against Cleveland State 74-69--Flame Fanatic
UIC (5-12) Faces Valparaiso (14-3)--Flame Fanatic
Vikings Edge Flames in Horizon League Battle,

UWGB men historically bad so far at free throws--Green Bay Press Gazette
UWGB men dominant in Horizon opener--Green Bay Press Gazette
Green Bay Crushes Wright State 79-55--Phoenix Fever
GB up to #4 in Mid-Major Top 25--Phear The Phoenix
Green Bay Begins Title Defense Monday as WSU Visits the

Flurries by Titans snow Panthers under--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee Loses Big against Detroit 83-67--UWM Update
Tiby Scores 20 But Milwaukee Falls At Detroit,

Chicago Weekly Awards: Jan. 5--The Catch and Shoot
Freshman of the Week

Valpariao guard Tevonn Walker continued his impressive freshman campaign by scoring a career-high 22 points in his first Horizon League game. Although the Crusaders dropped that match at Oakland, Walker shot 8-for-13 from the field and also had a pair of assists.
Men’s Basketball: Valparaiso evens Horizon League record, but point guard Keith Carter injured--The Post-Tribune
Crusaders grind out Horizon League home opener over Youngstown State--The NWI Times
Valparaiso Drops One to Oakland 89-75 in OT--Valpo Daily
Valparaiso Clobbers Youngstown State 79-64--Valpo Daily
Valparaiso (14-3) and UIC (5-12) Face Off--Valpo Daily
Crusaders Pull Away Late to Take Down
Walker Earns Freshman of the Week
Valpo Basketball

Peters, Franklin Named Athletes of the

Jasmyn Walker Crowned HL Freshman of the

Raiders defense will be tested at Green Bay--Dayton Daily News
Wright State-Green Bay preview--Dayton Daily News
Griffin returns, but Raiders fall--Dayton Daily News
Wright State Punished by Green Bay 79-55--Rowdy Review
Men’s basketball: Green Bay still atop of the HL hierarchy--The Guardian
Men Fall at Green

Valpo powers past YSU men--Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown State Punished by Valparaiso 79-64--Guin Report
Men's Basketball Falls to Valparaiso,

YSU’s Latisha Walker Named Horizon League Player of the

CSU Moves to 2-0; Detroit & Valpo Capture First League Wins on Sunday--Horizon League Network
Oakland's Felder, Valparaiso's Walker Collect Men's Basketball Honors--Horizon League Network

Youngstown State's Walker and Valparaiso's Walker Tab Weekly Accolades--Horizon League Network
Cleveland State Tops Bluefield State, 77-74--Horizon League Network

No comments: