Tuesday, November 29, 2016

News On The Horizon 10/28/2016

Mid-Major Madness Power Rankings: We can’t agree on a darn thing--Mid-Major Madness
7       Valparaiso      6-1     9               143
Others Receiving Votes: Chattanooga 27; Fort Wayne 27; Middle Tennessee 20; UT Arlington 19; Iona 17; Old Dominion 17; George Washington 15; Saint Joseph’s 14; Missouri State 12; Yale 11; Oakland 11; Illinois State 10; Portland 10; Grand Canyon 9; North Dakota State 8; North Dakota 8; Massachusetts 8; South Dakota 7; Little Rock 6; William & Mary 5; College of Charleston 5; Eastern Washington 4; Bakersfield 4; New Mexico State 3; Stephen F. Austin 2; Wright State 1; Fairfield 1.
Duquesne hold off Cleveland St. rally in 78-71 win--CBS Sports
College basketball roundup: Ohio State women, Cleveland State men drop contests--Cleveland Plain Dealer
Late Rally Falls Short For CSU in 78-71 Setback at Duquesne--csuvikings.com

Vikings Use Balanced Effort To Pick Up 65-42 Victory Over Lake Erie--csuvikings.com
Oakland Army vet Isaiah Brock earns Horizon League honor--Detroit News

OAKLAND ROLLS PAST CONCORDIA, 99-32--goldengrizzlies.com
UIC finishes 1-2 at NIU Thanksgiving Classic--The Catch and Shoot
Chicago Weekly Awards, Nov. 28--The Catch and Shoot
Player of the Week

Dikembe Dixson, UIC

Dixson continued to torch opponents, averaging 29 points and 7 rebounds in three games last week. Dixson dropped 32 points and 10 rebounds against Elon or his first double-double of the season. He also got the foul line 20 times during a 31-point performance against Northern Illinois.
Freshman of the Week

Tarkus Ferguson, UIC

Ferguson turned in consecutive double-digit scoring outputs for the first time in his career dropping 11 points against Northern Illinois and Cal Poly. The 6’4″ freshman also averaged 2.3 assists in three games last week.

Honorable mention: Marcus Ottey, UIC
Ignited from the start--Whoosh! Net
UIC Welcomes Chicago State for Crosstown Clash--uicflames.com
Cyber Monday Ticket Specials Today, Get 17% Off Until Midnight--greenbayphoenix.com
Daum propels South Dakota State past Milwaukee 81-58--CBS Sports
S. Dakota St. 81, UWM 58: Panthers dig early hole--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Early Deficit Too Much As Panthers Drop Showcase Finale--mkepanthers.com

11/28 Women's Basketball Players of the Week--College Sports Madness
Horizon Jenny Lindner G Milwaukee
Milwaukee overwhelms Vermont for TD Bank title--UWM Post
Lindner, Odegard Sweep League Honors--mkepanthers.com
Peters scores 23 points and Valparaiso tops Ball State 79-73--CBS Sports
Rhode Island-Valparaiso Preview--CBS Sports
Sunday Recap: Gonzaga holds off Cyclones, Saint Mary’s rolls, Dayton outlasts UNM and more--Mid-Major Madness
Also of Note:

Valparaiso improved to 6-1 with a 79-73 win over Ball State. The Crusaders will host Rhode Island on Tuesday in what should be one of the best Mid-major games of the non-conference slate. After that, the Crusaders get the pleasure of playing at Kentucky.
11/28 Men's Basketball Players of the Week--College Sports Madness
Horizon Alec Peters F Valparaiso
Valparaiso overcomes slow start to knock off Ball State--NWI Times
Bryce Drew slowly transitioning to new post at Vanderbilt--NWI Times
No. 21 Rhode Island is first ranked opponent to visit ARC in nearly six years--NWI Times
Crusaders Take Advantage of Takeaways; Take Down Ball State--valpoathletics.com
Peters Earns Horizon League Player of the Week Accolade--valpoathletics.com
Valpo Welcomes Ranked Rhode Island Squad to ARC Tuesday--valpoathletics.com
Wright St. takes down N. Florida 75-67 behind Benzinger--CBS Sports
Wright State beats North Florida for three straight wins in home event--Dayton Daily News
Raiders complete MABC Classic sweep with win over North Florida--Raider Roundball
Men Claim MABCC Title; Benzinger MVP--wsuraiders.com
Former Penguin Keene is Nation’s Leading Scorer, While Ex-Teammate is Not Far Behind--HLeagueHoops.com

YSU Announces Time Changes to Saturday’s Basketball Doubleheader--ysusports.com

Penguins Lose Monday Evening Contest at Northern Arizona--ysusports.com
#HLMBB Update Nov. 27--The Horizon League
Horizon League Men's Basketball Player of the Week (Nov. 28)--The Horizon League

Social Media scenes from Thanksgiving #HLHOOPS--The Horizon League

#HLWBB Recaps, Nov. 27--The Horizon League
Horizon League Names Jenny Lindner Player of the Week, Lizzie Odegard Freshman of the Week--The Horizon League
#HLWBB Recap, Nov. 28--The Horizon League

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