Monday, November 30, 2015

News On The Horizon 11/30/2015

Saturday’s Horizon League MBB Roundup: Hain nears triple-double in Youngstown State win--Press Row Sports
Mid-Major Rankings for the Week of Nov. 30--The Catch and Shoot
3. Valparaiso (6-2). Last week: 2
18. Oakland (3-2). Last week: 152

Michigan State's supporting cast shows it can carry the load--The Dagger
Forbes, a sharpshooter with deep range, had only attempted a total of 13 shots in Michigan State's past three games. He had 12 shots alone on Sunday and scored 18 points, a product of him being more precise and aggressive on his off-ball cuts and Izzo making a greater effort to design plays to get him shots.

"Tonight he was more aggressive and we did a better job of running some things for him," Izzo said. "It was a combination that worked well."

Sunday's basketball: Detroit women pick up 1st win--The Detroit News

Observations: Syracuse winning by letting it fly from long distance--Eye On College Basketball
This and That
• Oakland 's Greg Kampe has an absolute gem in 5-9 point guard Kahlil Felder. The crafty floor general has scored 20 or more points and dished out 10 or more assists in each of the Golden Grizzlies' five games so far this season. Felder is currently averaging 24.3 points, 11.0 assists, 4.8 rebounds, and 1.8 steals per game.

Illinois Rankings for the Week of Nov. 30--The Catch and Shoot
10. UIC (1-3). Last week: 10

UIC remains winless against Division I competition after getting blown out at Drake over the weekend. The Flames return home Wednesday to face DePaul.
Chicago Weekly Awards, Nov. 30--The Catch and Shoot
Freshman of the Week

Dikembe Dixson, UIC

Dixson gets his second award in as many weeks after averaging 9.0 points and 10.5 rebounds in UIC’s two games last week. The 6-foot-7 forward has continued to struggle from the field at 32.5 percent on the year, but he has been the Flames’ second-leading scorer with 10.5 points per contest.
Roots get deeper in Mullins family coaching tree--Daily Herald

Defense leads Green Bay to victory over Akron--Phear The Phoenix

Rob Jeter To Appear On Bill Michaels Show Tuesday

Mid-Major Madness Power 15: Wichita State Plummets--Mid-Major Madness
t-4. George Washington Colonials (6-1) 6
t-4. Valparaiso Crusaders (6-2) 3
Norse men travel to North Carolina A&T; NKU women rally late to knock off Robert Morris--Northern Kentucky Tribune

Men win again, top Niagara--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle
Family a key part of Slocum’s career--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle
Men's Basketball Hosts Robert Morris Wednesday

Wright State's Demmings and Vogelpohl Tab Weekly Accolades--Horizon League Network

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