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  1. UIC announces addition of Wagner graduate transfer Jay Harris

    Jul 17, 2014, 5:35 PM EDT

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    The former Wagner guard is headed back to the Horizon League, where he played two seasons at Valparaiso before his first transfer.

  2. Green Bay announces departure of junior guard Lamin Fulton

    Jul 3, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT

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    Fulton, who played one season at Green Bay, will look to join a program closer to his hometown of Philadelphia according to the school.

  3. Valparaiso announces departure of guard/forward Clay Yeo

    Jun 29, 2014, 10:38 PM EDT

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    After averaging 4.1 points per game as a freshman Yeo will transfer to Bethel College, an NAIA program.

  4. Oakland lands Iowa State transfer Percy Gibson

    Jun 13, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

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    Oakland landed a transfer in Iowa State big man Percy Gibson.

  5. Green Bay, head coach Brian Wardle agree to new five-year contract

    Apr 17, 2014, 7:17 PM EDT

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    After leading Green Bay to a 24-win season, head coach Brian Wardle’s been rewarded with a new five-year contract.

  6. Former St. John’s guard/forward Max Hooper transfers to Oakland

    Apr 13, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

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    The 6-foot-6 wing has found his third school.

  7. APR sanctions result in postseason ban next season for Milwaukee

    Apr 9, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT

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    After representing the Horizon League in the 2014 NCAA tournament, Milwaukee won’t have the opportunity to do so in 2015.

  8. NCAA Tournament Primer: Milwaukee Panthers

    Mar 11, 2014, 9:16 PM EDT

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    The Milwaukee Panthers are dancing after winning four games in the Horizon League Conference Tournament. Meet one of the NCAA Tournament’s more dangerous double-digit seeds here.

  9. Friday’s Pregame Shootaround: Harvard looks to make NCAA tournament return

    Mar 7, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT

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    Five conference tournaments in action, and Harvard looks to punch its ticket to the Big Dance.

  10. Horizon League Conference Tournament preview: Can Green Bay finish off its great season?

    Mar 3, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

    Greg Mays

    After last season’s thrilling Horizon League title game that saw Valparaiso close out Wright State with an 18-4 run to end the game, this year’s conference tournament should also be exciting as plenty of talented teams and plenty of talented players will take the floor. Green Bay, Cleveland State and Wright State will be the…

  11. Defense serves as catalyst for Horizon League leader Green Bay

    Feb 5, 2014, 10:50 AM EDT

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    With senior center Alec Brown and junior guard Keifer Sykes leading the way, the Green Bay Phoenix entered the 2013-14 season with high hopes. After losing seven games by six points or less in 2012-13, another year of seasoning for the Phoenix had the potential to make a major difference in regards to their ability…

  12. Oakland’s Travis Bader becomes NCAA all-time leader in made three-pointers (VIDEO)

    Feb 2, 2014, 4:36 PM EDT

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    Now a senior at Oakland University, guard Travis Bader has been one of college basketball’s most prolific perimeter shooters during his career. On Sunday Bader completed his climb to the top of the NCAA’s list for made three-pointers in a career, surpassing former Duke great J.J. Redick. Bader’s third three-pointer of the first half in…

  13. Oakland clips UIC on Duke Mondy’s three-pointer (VIDEO)

    Jan 25, 2014, 5:48 PM EDT

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    Oakland University senior guard Duke Mondy provided the heroics on Saturday afternoon in the Golden Grizzlies’ 76-75 win over UIC, knocking down a three-pointer as time expired. With the win Oakland moves to 3-4 in Horizon League play, and they did so despite a 5-for-17 afternoon from prolific scorer Travis Bader. Five players finished the…

  14. POSTERIZED: Green Bay’s Keifer Sykes takes flight in win over UIC (VIDEO)

    Jan 19, 2014, 6:28 PM EDT

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    Two days after picking up an important road win at Wright State, Brian Wardle’s Green Bay Phoenix found themselves on the ropes at UIC on Sunday afternoon. Despite being 4-0 in Horizon League play the Phoenix struggled with the winless (in conference play) Flames…until guard Keifer Sykes got going. Alec Brown led the way with…

  15. Green Bay grabs early Horizon League separation with win at Wright State

    Jan 17, 2014, 9:33 PM EDT

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    Through 16 games entering Friday night’s important Horizon League tilt at Wright State, Brian Wardle’s Green Bay Phoenix have been one of the league’s best offensive teams. Green Bay entered the game ranked second in the conference in scoring (78.9 ppg) and field goal percentage (48.1%), with guard Keifer Sykes and center Alec Brown being…

  16. POSTERIZED: Wright State’s Jerran Young finishes with authority (VIDEO)

    Jan 17, 2014, 9:03 PM EDT

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    With there being just four games on the college basketball schedule Friday night, the eight teams in action may be able to grab a little more attention from diehard fans of the sport. And if those fans watched the Horizon League battle between Green Bay and Wright State they saw some impressive basketball from both…

  17. POSTERIZED: Wright State’s Jerran Young with a monstrous alley-oop (VIDEO)

    Dec 20, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT

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    Not only was Jerran Young’s dunk against Eastern Illinois a monstrous throw-down, but it came off of a set out-of-bounds play from the baseline. This was pre-meditated, and head coach Billy Donlon certainly was keeping this in his holster for an opportune time. Unrelated to the dunk, Wright State needed this win against Eastern Illinois…

  18. Valparaiso signs head coach Bryce Drew to 10-year contract extension

    Dec 18, 2013, 5:35 PM EDT

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    Now in his third season as head coach at his alma mater, Valparaiso’s Bryce Drew has led the Crusaders to 55 wins and two consecutive Horizon League regular season titles. The next step for Valparaiso would be to win the conference’s tournament title and thereby earn an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Valparaiso was…

  19. Cleveland State assistant Jermaine Kimbrough suspended one game for comments on officiating

    Nov 27, 2013, 5:51 PM EDT

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    In the immediate aftermath of Cleveland State’s hard-fought loss at No. 3 Kentucky on Monday night, assistant coach Jermaine Kimbrough took to Twitter to voice his displeasure with the officiating. With Kentucky attempting 11 free throws in the final seven minutes of the game, Kimbrough wasn’t alone in his opinion that the whistles were a…

  20. Oakland’s Travis Bader shoots for J.J. Redick’s NCAA career three-point record

    Oct 28, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. Travis Bader isn’t a household name, but pretty soon the Oakland senior shooting guard’s accomplishments will be heard across the country as he closes in on J.J. Redick’s career three-point field goal…

  21. Horizon favorite Wright State’s ‘surprising’ ’12-’13 season was no surprise to the Raiders

    Oct 22, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. Wright State was picked to finish last in the Horizon League before the 2012-13 season and nobody expected them to be 23-13 and within four minutes of playing in the NCAA Tournament…

  22. Horizon League Preview 2013-14: Wright State and Green Bay enter season as top two

    Oct 22, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  23. Broken foot to sideline Oakland’s Nick Daniels eight weeks

    Oct 4, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT

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    With three of their top four scorers from last season, including the prolific Travis Bader, returning for the 2013-14 season the Oakland Golden Grizzlies are expected to hit the ground running in their first season as a member of the Horizon League. Unfortunately for head coach Greg Kampe he’ll be without the services of one…

  24. Providence close to landing transfer guard Junior Lomomba

    Sep 8, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT

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    On Saturday, Ed Cooley and the Providence Friars missed out on landing 2014 guard Jared Terrell, as well as his friend Abdul-Malik Abu, but according to report on Sunday, Cooley is close to adding a new member to the Friars’ backcourt. Junior Lomomba, who left Cleveland State, has been on campus in Rhode Island, and…

  25. Youngstown State silences Georgia on the road

    Nov 12, 2012, 9:25 PM EDT

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    In the early going of a long night of college basketball, Youngstown State delivers the first surprise of the night. The Penguins (I still love the mascot) beat Georgia in Athens in the Progressive Legends Classic, 68-56. The loss is the first for the Bulldogs this season. While Youngstown State was billed as a much-improved…