Tonight’s Menu:College Basketball’s Most Impressive Mid-Major Teams--College Basketball Talk
Wisconsin-Green Bay goes to Wisconsin (9 p.m., BTN) in a matchup of a pair of NCAA tourney teams a year ago. Another in-state game has Illinois-Chicago at DePaul for a crosstown rivalry (8 p.m., FS1).
THE TEAMS YOU ALREADY KNOWCSU Athletic Director John Parry Announces Retirement--Cleveland State University
Valparaiso: Valpo has one of the biggest stars in college hoops this season in Alec Peters, who opted to returned to the Crusaders despite the fact that he was eligible to be a grad transfer and his former head coach, Bryce Drew, had left to take over at Vanderbilt. Valpo has put themselves into a good position to earn an at-large bid this season with wins over Alabama, BYU and Rhode Island. Their only losses have come on the road against Kentucky and Oregon.
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Oakland: The Golden Grizzlies lost Kahlil Felder to the NBA this offseason, but that hasn’t stopped Greg Kampe’s club from putting up points and winning games. They’re currently sitting at 9-1 on the season on the strength of high-major transfers Martez Walker (Texas), Sherron Dorsey-Walker (Iowa State) and Stevie Clark (Oklahoma State).
Cleveland State AD John Parry to retire in June--Cleveland Plain Dealer
NBA D-League: Ray McCallum No. 1 prospect through 11 games--Detroit Free Press
Dikembe Dixson leaves game against DePaul with knee injury--
12/14 Preview: Wisconsin plays host to Green Bay--BT Powerhouse
2016-17 MAC Men’s Basketball Recap: Milwaukee Panthers @ Ohio Bobcats--Hustle Belt
Milwaukee Panthers Holiday Gift Guide--mkepanthers.com
Valpo Basketball Preview--valpoathletics.com
OFF THE BOUNCE--College Insider
Men’s Basketball Demolishes Urbana, has Rough Road trip ahead--The Guardian
Vogelpohl Gives a Valiant Effort for WSU--wsuraiders.com
Women’s Basketball Hosts to Start Tournament--wsuraiders.com
Penguins Outlast Niagara 101-97 in Overtime--ysusports.com