Monday, January 23, 2017

News On The Horizon 1/23/2017

The Morning Dish – Sunday, January 22, 2017--Hoopville
Today’s Menu:
Two good ones in the Horizon League feature teams in the top half of the conference, with Oakland at Wright State and Illinois-Chicago at Valparaiso.
W-7 BP68--Basketball Predictions
We are now in the Full Bubble, and 5 teams were eliminated from at-large contention this week: Canisius, Green Bay, Oregon St, Tennessee St, and William & Mary. That leaves just 77 teams not in the projected bracket that still have a chance for an at-large bid.
Long shots, but still in the at-large discussion:
Memphis, Georgia Tech, North Carolina St, La Salle, St. Bonaventure, Georgetown, Providence, Iowa, Nebraska, Penn St, Oklahoma, Charleston, Valparaiso, Boise St, San Diego St, Arizona St, Stanford, Alabama, Auburn, Mississippi, Mississippi St, Vanderbilt, Chattanooga, BYU
Faulkners' 29 leads Northern Kentucky over Detroit 101-87--CBS Sports
Alstork, Ernsthausen score 24 each; Wright St. beats Oakland--CBS Sports
Wichmann scores 23; Milwaukee beats Youngstown State in OT--CBS Sports
Peters passes Bryce Drew as Valpo's career-scoring leader--CBS Sports
Valpo demolishes UIC as Alec Peters breaks Bryce Drew’s scoring record--The Catch and Shoot
Vikings Conclude First Half of League Play at Green Bay on

College basketball players volunteer in Detroit--Click on Detroit
Butler Notches Career-High Night As Vikings Fall At
Titans Outscored At

1/23 Women's Basketball Players of the Week--College Sports Madness
Horizon Brianne Cohen F Detroit Mercy
Titans Win Fifth Straight at Home in 66-54 Win Over
The Blitz: Men’s basketball splits weekend road trip--Oakland Post

Women’s basketball breaks losing streak with win over Penguins--Oakland Post
Illinois Rankings, Jan. 23--The Catch and Shoot
7. UIC (11-9, 4-3 Horizon)

Last week: 7

The Flames’ three-game winning streak ended when they got blown out 96-65 at Valpo. They return home this week for big games against Northern Kentucky and Wright State.
Chicago Weekly Awards, Jan. 23--The Catch and Shoot
Player of the Week
Honorable mention: Tai Odiase, UIC; Tre’Darius McCallum, DePaul; Scottie Lindsey, Northwestern

Freshman of the Week
Honorable mention: Tarkus Ferguson, UIC; Dominique Matthews, UIC
Winning streak extinguished--Whoosh! Net
UIC’s Three-Game Streak Ends at

Cold Shooting Dooms Flames in Loss to Northern
UWGB's incoming class enjoying success--Green Bay Press Gazette
Men's Basketball Game Preview: vs. Cleveland State (1/23/17) - 6
UWM 94, Youngstown St. 85 (OT): Panthers win again--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Panthers Run Past Penguins After Forcing Overtime,
1/23 Men's Basketball Players of the Week--College Sports Madness
Horizon Alec Peters F Valparaiso
Oscar Robertson Trophy (Men's National Player of the Year)
Dwayne Bacon, Florida State
Lonzo Ball, UCLA
Joel Berry II, North Carolina
De’Aaron Fox, Kentucky
Markelle Fultz, Washington
Ethan Happ, Wisconsin
Josh Hart, Villanova
Marcus Keene, Central Michigan
Luke Kennard, Duke
Jock Landale, Saint Mary's
Lauri Markkanen, Arizona
Kelan Martin, Butler
Frank Mason III, Kansas
Malik Monk, Kentucky
Johnathan Motley, Baylor
Alec Peters, Valparaiso
Caleb Swanigan, Purdue
Nigel Williams-Goss, Gonzaga
Alec Peters breaks scoring record as Valparaiso routs Illinois-Chicago--Post-Tribune
Valparaiso wins fifth in a row as Peters sets scoring mark--NWI Times
Peters Sets Career Scoring Mark; Valpo Takes Down

Valpo women remain winless in Horizon League play--NWI Times
Fast Start Not Enough as Crusaders Fall to
Norse End 3-Game Losing Streak, Beat Detroit Mercy, 101-87--River City News
Faulkner’s career day helps Norse end losing streak--The Northerner
Faulkner leads @NKUNorseMBB past Detroit Mercy,

@NKUNorseWBB makes it two in a row with 58-37 win over
Wright State routs Oakland for third straight win--Dayton Daily News
Raiders pay back Oakland with dominating performance--Raider Roundball
Ernsthausen Career High Leads Men Past

Women Win Sixth Straight at
YSU men fall in OT at Milwaukee--Youngstown Vindicator
Penguins Fall in Overtime to Milwaukee,

YSU women fall to 0-9 on the road--Youngstown Vindicator
Penguins Drop Second Straight in
Peters Sets Valpo Scoring Mark; #HLMBB Update Jan. 22--The Horizon League
Horizon League Men's Basketball Players of the Week (Jan. 23)--The Horizon League

#HLWBB Recaps, Jan. 22--The Horizon League
Reynolds Tabbed Horizon League Player of the Week; Jan. 23--The Horizon League

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