Monday, January 25, 2016

News On The Horizon 1/25/2016

Green Bay outlasts Detroit in overtime 115-108--CBS Sports
Hooper drills 7 3's in Oakland's 82-79 win over Milwaukee--CBS Sports
I Slept On It: No Unbeatens Remain; Iowa Sweeps Purdue; Providence Tops Nova--Blogging the Bracket
Valparaiso (17-4, 7-1) routed Northern Kentucky (7-12, 3-5) 71-46 to limit the damage from Friday's loss to Wright State. The Raiders (13-8, 7-1) remain tied with the Crusaders for the Horizon lead; however, thanks to their 80-66 home win over UIC (2-17, 0-8).
On The Menu: January 25, 2016--Blogging the Bracket
Detroit Titans (9-9, 3-4) at Green Bay Phoenix (12-8, 4-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN3)
Oakland Golden Grizzlies (12-8, 4-3) at Milwaukee Panthers (14-6, 5-2), 9 p.m. (ASN/ESPN3)

All four teams sitting immediately behind Horizon co-leaders Valparaiso Crusaders and Wright State Raiders are in action tonight.

College Basketball Schedule & Scoreboard for January 25, 2016--Cleveland Plain Dealer
On the Horizon:

The Cleveland State Vikings had their two-game winning streak snapped in Sunday's loss to Youngstown State. CSU plays at Valparaiso on Thursday and at University of Chicago on Saturday.
Men's basketball wins two in a row--The Cauldron
Cleveland State Falls at the Q to Youngstown State 70-55--NEO Sports Insiders

Detroit’s Valiant Comeback Attempt Falls Short At Green



Illinois Rankings for the Week of Jan. 25--The Catch and Shoot
13. UIC (2-17, 0-8 Horizon). Last week: 13

UIC is yet to beat a Division I team this season. But with a five-game home stand about to start, that could change soon.
Chicago Weekly Awards, Jan. 25--The Catch and Shoot
Player of the Week

Dikembe Dixson, UIC

In three games last week, Dixson averaged 22.7 points, although he shot barely above 40 percent from the field. Dixson recorded a double-double Friday against Northern Kentucky with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Two days later, he posted 29 points and nine rebounds against Wright State.
Freshman of the Week

Dikembe Dixson, UIC
Dixson’s fire shines brightly--Whoosh!Net
Dixson Garners Fifth Horizon League Weekly

Men’s Basketball Wins Thriller vs. Detroit--UWM Post
Oakland’s offense pushes the pace--PantherU
Panther Basketball Featured By IAMUWM--Panther Blog Zone

Awards Pour In For
Women’s Basketball Set To Honor Pair Of NCAA Tournament

NEW BRACKETOLOGY UPDATE: Hawkeyes surge to top line--CollegeBasketballTalk
Spokane Denver
5) Louisville 5) Baylor
4) OREGON 4) Providence
13) TULSA 13) UAB
Mid-Major Madness Power 15: St. Mary's Gaels Back on Top--Mid-Major Madness
4. Valparaiso Crusaders (17-4) 1
Mid-Major Rankings for the Week of Jan. 25--The Catch and Shoot
2. Valparaiso (17-4, 7-1 Horizon). Last week: 1
Valparaiso defense smothers Norse--The Northerner

Alstork named HL Player of the Week--Dayton Daily News
Alstork Earns POW from HL, College Sports

Penguins, Santiago find rhythm in win at Q--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle

WSU's Alstork and UIC's Dixson Collect Men's Basketball Honors--Horizon League Network
Milwaukee's Kostowicz and Oakland's Jones Garner Weekly Accolades--Horizon League Network

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