Sunday, February 14, 2016

News On The Horizon 2/14/2016

W-4 BP68--Basketball Predictions
As for the full bubble, 11 teams were eliminated from at-large contention since Wednesday night: Albany, Auburn, Buffalo, Charleston, Colorado State, Fresno State, James Madison, Kent State, Louisiana Lafayette, Oakland, and Old Dominion.
12. Vanderbilt
12. Saint Bonaventure
Felder's 28 leads Oakland to 111-93 win over Green Bay--CBS Sports
Detroit romps to 80-66 win over Milwaukee--CBS Sports
Illinois-Chicago rallies to beat Northern Kentucky 79-77--CBS Sports
Flannigan leads Cleveland State over Youngstown State 64-59--CBS Sports
Minnis tip-in gives Wright St. 61-59 win over Valparaiso--CBS Sports
On The Menu: Saturday, February 13, 2016--Blogging the Bracket
Green Bay Phoenix (15-10, 7-5) at Oakland Golden Grizzlies (17-9, 9-4), 3 p.m. (ESPN3)
Wright State Raiders (15-11, 9-4) at Valparaiso Crusaders (21-4, 11-1), 8 p.m. (ESPN3)

With the Raiders having to visit the ARC, the Golden Grizzlies can take a big step toward securing the two seed in the Horizon tournament by topping the Phoenix at the O'Rena.
I Slept On It: Eight Ranked Teams Fall To Unranked Foes--Blogging the Bracket
The good news for Valparaiso (21-5, 11-2) is that it still leads the Horizon League by two games. The bad news is they may need to win the conference tournament—now in Detroit, not on campus—to make the field after blowing a home game to Wright State (16-11, 10-4) 61-59. Joining the Raiders in a tie for second is Oakland (18-9, 10-4), who put 111 up on Green Bay (15-11, 7-6) at the Orena, and the Phoenix could only manage 93.

Saturday's state women: Central Michigan makes it 8 straight--The Detroit News
(At) Detroit 85, Valparaiso 65: Brianne Cohen’s career-high 23 points along with 11 rebounds helped lead Detroit (12-12, 8-5 Horizon). Lola Ristovski had 17 points, and Brittney Jackson 12 while Rosanna Reynolds and Chea Taylor each had 10 for the Titans, who led 38-24 at halftime. Jasmyn Walker had 12 points to lead Valparaiso (8-16, 4-9).

(At) Oakland 78, Illinois-Chicago 73: Olivia Nash scored 18, Taylor Jones added 14 and Korrin Taylor 13 as the Golden Grizzlies (14-10, 6-7 Horizon), which collected 17 steals and 27 points off 25 Illinois-Chicago turnovers. Ruvanna Campbell had 32 points and 19 rebounds for Illinois-Chicago (12-12, 3-10).
2016 Conference Tournament Central--Blogging the Bracket

Louisville's Lewis frustrated by short 'leash'--College Sports Madness
Oklahoma-Kansas Part II: Today's College Basketball Schedule, Scores, TV, Updates (video)--Cleveland Plain Dealer
On the Horizon: Cleveland State has had a week to both recover from the inevitable nagging mid-season injuries and perhaps come up with a few new offensive and defensive options for the stretch run. It starts tonight at Youngstown State where the Vikings will look to avenge a setback to the Penguins earlier this season.
Cleveland State holds on against Youngstown State, 64-59--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Men's basketball continues painful season--The Cauldron
Cleveland State Travels to Youngstown to Take on YSU Tonight--NEO Sports Insiders
Cleveland State Suspends F Vinny Zollo for ‘Violation of Team Rules’--NEO Sports Insiders
Cleveland State Suspends Vinny Zollo For Violation of Team Rules--Cleveland State Hoops
Flannigan's Career-High 30 Points Lead Vikings Past Youngstown

Cleveland State Falls At Green Bay,

Brundidge leads Detroit to 80-66 win vs. Milwaukee--The Detroit Free Press
Saturday’s state men: Detroit romps over Milwaukee--The Detroit News
Titans Cage Panthers On Homecoming, Senior

Team Effort Lifts Titans Past Valparaiso,

Oakland scored 111 in win vs. Green Bay for second time this season--CBS Sports
Felder’s 28 leads Oakland to 111-93 win over Green Bay--The Detroit Free Press
Daniels helps lead Oakland past Green Bay--The Oakland Press
Pat Caputo - For Oakland University Grizzlies, second place in Horizon League would be Golden--The Oakland Press
Oakland shooting, hustle stalls at home in 93-85 loss to Milwaukee--Press Row Sports
Oakland coasts past Green Bay, stays in hunt for No. 2 seed with 111-93 win--Press Row Sports
Oakland falls to Milwaukee, ends six-game win streak--Oakland Post
Oakland defeats Green Bay in fast-paced offensive battle--Oakland Post


Rapid Reaction: UIC 79, Northern Kentucky 77--The Catch and Shoot
Tai Odiase Matches Record as UIC Rejects NKU,

Career Night for Campbell; Flames Fall

UW-Green Bay men fall to Oakland again--Green Bay Press Gazette
Oakland Shoots Past Green Bay In Its Final Road

UWGB women notch win over Cleveland State--Green Bay Press Gazette
Green Bay Uses Big Third Quarter to Down Cleveland

UWM can't put it all together--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Panthers Tripped Up By Titans,

Hot-Shooting Penguins Too Much For

BUBBLE BANTER: A loaded Saturday slate could determine a few bids--CollegeBasketballTalk
Valparaiso (KenPom: 22, RPI: 49): I think Valpo is one of the top 40 teams in college basketball. But with three losses to sub-150 opponents, the only way they’ll have a chance to prove it in the NCAA tournament will be by winning the Horizon’s automatic bid.
SATURDAY’S SNACKS: Kansas, Kentucky make statements; Texas A&M, Wichita State both fall--CollegeBasketballTalk
Wright State completed a season sweep of Valparaiso, beating the Crusaders 61-59. Valpo shot 7-for-26 from three in the loss.
Bracketology: Kansas is top national seed, Iowa replaces Virginia as a No. 1--CBS Sports
Valparaiso also lost at home, blowing a six-point lead late to Wright State. The Raiders swept the season series from the Crusaders, although Valpo still has a comfortable lead in the Horizon race. If Valpo fans were harboring any false hopes of an at-large bid, those should now be gone.
Crusaders and Raiders set for Horizon clash--The NWI Times
UPDATE: Late tip-in ends Valparaiso’s home win streak--The NWI Times
MBB: Late surge lifts Wright State over Valpo--The Torch
Crusaders Suffer Rare Home Defeat, Fall to Wright

Perimeter Attack Leads Titans to Win over
Norse fall in final seconds to Illinois-Chicago--The Northerner
@NKUNorseMBB falls to UIC in final

NKU comeback falls short against Wright State--The Northerner
Wright State pulls away late against

WSU stuns league-leading Valpo on the road--Dayton Daily News
Raiders win thriller at Valparaiso--The Guardian
Men Pull Out 61-59 Win at

Tom Archdeacon: From heroin to hope--Dayton Daily News
Women Win at Northern

Poor shooting creates YSU loss--Youngstown Vindicator
Struggles continue--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle
Three Score in Double Figures As Penguins Fall to Cleveland

YSU women sweep Milwaukee--Youngstown Vindicator
Penguins bench vaults YSU women past Milwaukee--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle
Bench Comes Up Big in 70-62 YSU’s Victory at

Last Second Putback Completes WSU Sweep of Valpo--Horizon League Network

Green Bay Extends Lead in #HLWBB Standings--Horizon League Network

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