Thursday, February 5, 2015

News On The Horizon 2/4/2015

College hoops: WMU, OU roll; EMU, UDM, CMU fall--The Detroit Free Press
Oakland 91, Illinois-Chicago 77

CHICAGO — Corey Petros scored a career-high 34 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Oakland to a 91-77 win over Illinois-Chicago tonight.

Khalil Felder had 20 points on 7 of 12 shooting, seven assists and five boards and Jalen Hayes had 16 points and 10 assists for Oakland (12-12, 7-2 Horizon). The Golden Grizzlies shot 60% from the field and 50 percent from behind the three-point line.

Paris Burns finished with 20 points and nine assists, Ahman Fells had 19 points and eight rebounds and Markese McGuire added 16 points, including 4 of 5 three-point shooting for the Flames (5-19, 1-8).

After pulling ahead by three at the midway mark, Oakland quickly stretched the lead to double digits two minutes into the second, and did not allow the deficit to drop below that, leading by as many as 22.

Valparaiso 78, Detroit 70

VALPARAISO, Ind. — Darien Walker and Tevonn Walker scored 26 of their 40 combined points in the second half to help Valparaiso beat Detroit, 78-70, tonight.

Each Walker made 7 of 13 field goals — including three three-pointers by Darien, who finished with a career-high 21 points — and Alec Peters had 12 points, 10 rebounds and four assists for Valparaiso (21-4, 8-2 Horizon League), which remained tied with Cleveland State atop the league standings.

A pair of free throws by Matthew Grant gave Detroit (11-14, 4-6) a four-point lead with 14:27 to play, but Darien Walker scored eight during an 11-0 run which gave Valpo a 48-41 advantage about 3½ minutes later and the Crusaders led by at least five the rest of the way.

Juwan Howard Jr. scored 19 for Detroit, which shot just 38% from the field but made a season-high 10 three-pointers to remain within striking distance until the final minutes.

Valpo made 15 of 21 (71.4%) second-half field goals.

Cleveland State wary of Youngstown State's firepower - Local College Basketball Insider--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland State 76, Green Bay 62: Vikings Return the Favor, Rout Phoenix--Cleveland State Hoops
Grady, Lee Reach Milestone in CSU Win Over Youngstown

Cleveland State wins second straight, 73-60, over Youngstown State--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Vikings Top UIC 75-73 In

Second Half Surge Lifts Valpo Past Titans,



Miller steps away from program--Whoosh!Net
Oakland's Second Half Surge Too Much for UIC,

Women's Basketball Drops Overtime Thriller to Cleveland State,

UWGB women stunned by Oakland in rare home loss--Green Bay Press Gazette
Green Bay Falls 70-67 at Home as Winning Streak

Surging Panthers Visit League Rival Green Bay Thursday

Second Annual “School Day With The Panthers” Sold

Walker’s career night pushes Valparaiso to win--The NWI Times
Twas The Month Before Madness: Horizon League--Region Sports Extra
Crusaders Remain Atop League With Win Over

Scouting Valparaiso women's basketball--The Post-Tribune
Rising Stars on Display in Detroit Thursday

Women’s basketball to host Education and Hoops day--The Guardian

YSU’s Amiker records double-double in loss--Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown State Tripped Up by Cleveland State 73-60--Guin Report
Amiker Posts Double-Double in 73-60 Loss at Cleveland

YSU women look to keep momentum against WSU--Youngstown Vindicator
YSU faces league’s best scorer--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle

#HLMBB Weekly - February 4, 2015--Horizon League Network
Cleveland State, Oakland & Valpo Win on Wednesday to Stay at Top of League--Horizon League Network

#HLWBB Weekly - February 4, 2015--Horizon League Network
Interview: Breanna Stucke--Horizon League Network
CSU Grabs Big OT Win; Oakland Upsets Green Bay--Horizon League Network

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