Wednesday, March 16, 2016

News On The Horizon 3/16/2016

Spurning Postseason Tournaments is Arrogant and

Wichita State’s Grady sees dream finally fulfilled in First Four win--Sports Illustrated
Wichita State's Anton Grady at First Four--Dayton Daily News
Shocker report--Wichita Eagle
Wichita State locked its defense in on Baldwin, determined to keep him from getting a head of steam.

“Coach (Isaac Brown) had the scout and he was telling us that that guy was going to drive and attack every time he got the ball,” WSU center Anton Grady said. “The bigs needed to sprint back and be on alert, when he drives just wall up everytime he goes to the basket.”
Cleveland State lands first recruit in 2017--Cleveland State Hoops

A Look at the Week Ahead in Cleveland State

New 'Vegas 16' tournament unveils bracket – with one problem--The Dagger
The tournament is headlined by Oakland, which led the nation in scoring at 86.3 points per game and features the Horizon League Player of the Year Kay Felder (24.2 ppg). Another league (Conference USA) player of the year – Louisiana Tech’s Alex Hamilton (19.7 points, 6.2 assists, 5.7 rebounds per game) – will also compete in Vegas.
Beats and basketball: DJ Earl sets the tone--Oakland Post

Two women’s basketball players recognized with All-Horizon League honors--Oakland Post

Linc Darner proving to be perfect fit at UWGB--Green Bay Press Gazette

Green Bay Women's Basketball 2016 NCAA Tournament Capsule--College Sports Madness
UWGB women hope experience matters--Green Bay Press Gazette

HoriZone Roundtable Season 1, Episode 12: The Postseason (Or Not) for everybody else--PantherU

Milwaukee, Minnesota Square Off In WNIT

Tuesday Night’s NIT Recap: Winston Shepard’s triple-double, Washington’s shootout highlight night--CollegeBasketballTalk
No. 4 Florida State 84, No. 5 Davidson 74: Dwayne Bacon and Malik Beasley combined for 44 points on 14 of 29 shooting to help the Seminoles into the second round. Florida State was just 3 of 14 from the 3-point line, but made 21 of 24 free throws. Davidson made 13 of 32 3-pointers (40.6 percent) but got just 17 points from leading scorer Jack Gibbs.

The Seminoles will advance to take on …

No. 1 Valparaiso 84, No. 8 Texas Southern 73: … the Crusaders, who got 28 points from Alec Peters and 10 boards and eight blocks from Vashil Fernandez in the win.
NIT Tournament: 3 Things Valparaiso Does Well--Chop Chat
FSU basketball faces No. 1 seed Valparaiso in NIT--Tomahawk Nation
Rutter: Crusaders, Aces suffer mirrored melodramatic failures--The Post-Tribune
Alec Peters, Valparaiso dominate Texas Southern in first round of NIT--The Post-Tribune
VU tastes postseason victory for 1st time since 2008--The NWI Times
Crusaders Earn First NIT Win, Taking Down Texas
@NKUNorseMBB’s Brannen to offer March Madness

WSU proud to be facing Michigan in WNIT--Dayton Daily News

YSU Hall of Famer leads Stony Brook to town--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle
Penguins go after 20th win in WBI debut--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle
Penguins Participating in the WBI--The Jambar

Peters Leads Crusaders to NIT Victory--Horizon League Network

Milwaukee, Wright State Begin WNIT Play Wednesday--Horizon League Network
NKU, YSU Compete in WBI--Horizon League Network

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