Monday, February 13, 2017

News On The Horizon 2/13/2017

The Morning Dish – Friday, February 10, 2017--Hoopville
Tonight’s Menu:
A couple big-time, if lesser known rivalry games, one newer, one older: Oakland goes to Detroit Mercy looking to avenge a home loss to the Titans, while Niagara goes for the sweep on the road against longtime western New York adversary Canisius.
Dorsey-Walker, Hayes lead Oakland to 89-80 win over Detroit--CBS Sports
Cleveland State wins 2nd road game, holds off UIC 66-63--CBS Sports
Mitchell has triple-double as Wright State beats Green Bay--CBS Sports
Northern Kentucky uses 27-4 run to rally by Milwaukee 69-63--CBS Sports
Saturday Recap: The A-10 race stays tight, a new leader takes over in the WAC, and more--Mid=Major Madness

Valparaiso 82, Youngstown State 72

The Crusaders have a two-game lead over second-place Oakland after the win. The two teams meet on Friday.
Strong Second Half Pushes Vikings Past UIC,

Michael Thomas hired as new Athletic Director--CSU Cauldron

Livingston & Abshaw Notch 20-Point Performances In Setback At
Terry Duerod Will Forever Be Remembered In Titan

Titans' Defense Pivotal in 71-61 Victory Over
Lessons learned from rivalry win--OAKLAND INSIDER BY TERRY FOSTER

Oakland suffers second consecutive loss to Detroit Mercy--Oakland Post
Chicago Weekly Awards, Feb. 13--The Catch and Shoot
Player of the Week
Honorable mention: Dominique Matthews, UIC; Clayton Custer, Loyola; Tai Odiase, UIC

Freshman of the Week

Dominique Matthews, UIC

Matthews set a career-high with 28 points in a win over Youngstown State and followed that with 12 points against Cleveland State, giving him 20 points per game last week on 53.8% shooting.

Lost in the scoring shuffle, Matthews, a 6’2″ guard, also averaged 6.5 rebounds and tied his career high with 7 boards against Youngstown State.

Honorable mention: Brandon Cyrus, DePaul; Marcus Ottey, UIC
Game of the Week

UIC 84, Youngstown State 81

In a back-and-forth, high-scoring affair, Youngstown State guard Cameron Morse set a UIC Pavilion record with 44 points, but the Flames came back from down 75-67 in the final minutes to edge the Penguins. Matthews scored his career-high in this game, and freshman guard Tarkus Ferguson made a huge 3-pointer with 2:15 left to give UIC an 81-80 lead.
Illinois Rankings, Feb. 13--The Catch and Shoot
8. UIC (13-13, 6-7 Horizon)

Last week: 7

UIC came from behind in the final minutes to beat Youngstown State but then blew a lead and lost to Cleveland State over the weekend. It’s looking like the Flames will finish 6th in the Horizon League.
Slow Second Half Stunts

Flames Rally but Fall to Wright
UWGB men lose second straight--Green Bay Press Gazette
Green Bay Drops Tough Road Game at Wright

UWGB women honor senior trio in style--Green Bay Press Gazette
Green Bay Wins Convincingly in Senior Day PinkZone Game, Journal Sentinel
Panthers Unable To Close Out Northern

UWM women 76, CSU 72: Panthers’ rally sinks Vikings--Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Farley’s Career Game Propels Panthers Past
Wearing Jubril Adekoya's No. 23, Alec Peters helps Valparaiso down Youngstown--Post-Tribune
Peters makes bold statement in win over Youngstown State--NWI Times
Valpo Leads Start to Finish In Win Over

Defense Reigns Supreme as Valpo Knocks Off Northern
Holland propels Norse to homecoming win--The Northerner
Holland’s Homecoming heroics propel MBB to 69-63 win over

Poor shooting leads to Norse loss--The Northerner
Shooting woes plague @NKUNorseWBB in setback to
2/13 Men's Basketball Players of the Week--College Sports Madness
Madness High-Major Conference Players of the Week
Horizon Justin Mitchell G Wright State
Final: Wright State 88, Green Bay 79--Dayton Daily News
Mitchell’s triple-double leads WSU over Green Bay--Raider Roundball
Mitchell's Triple-Double Lifts Raiders Past Green

2/13 Women's Basketball Players of the Week--College Sports Madness
Madness High-Major Conference Players of the Week
Horizon Chelsea Welch G Wright State
Women Win 11th Straight With Decision Over
First-place Valpo fends off YSU upset bid--Youngstown Vindicator
Valpo too much for Penguins--Mahoning Valley Tribune Chronicle
Penguins' Late Comeback Attempt Falls Short at Valparaiso,

Green Bay smothers YSU women on the road--Youngstown Vindicator
Penguins Struggle Offensively in Loss at Green
WSU's Mitchell Records Triple-Double; #HLMBB Update Feb. 11--The Horizon League

#HLWBB Recaps, Feb. 11--The Horizon League

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