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Thursday Recap: Rutgers Beats #10 Florida

December 30th, 2011
Rutgers knocked off a Top 10 team for the 3rd straight season

The matchup between #10 Florida and Rutgers on Thursday night was hyped up due to the return of Mike Rosario, who transferred from the New Jersey school following two seasons in New Brunswick. But his return was a subplot in what turned out to be one of the best games of the calendar year, with the focus by the end being Mike Rice's young guards. Eli Carter led the way with 31 points, seven rebounds and seven assists while Myles Mack knocked down some big shots late in regulation and during the overtime periods to lead Rutgers to the 85-83 double overtime victory.

College Hoops Wednesday Recap: UTEP Lets One Slip Away

December 17th, 2009
Andy Kennedy - Ole MissIn a game filled with runs the UTEP Miners looked to be in good shape up 70-58 with 5:31 remaining. The Miners had just run off eleven straight to take the double-digit lead and with the Ole Miss frontcourt in foul trouble Tony Barbee's team simply had to get to the finish line. But the Rebels proved to be a difficult bunch to put away, with Andy Kennedy's team outscoring UTEP 14-2 to get the game into overtime. From there the Rebels scored nineteen points on their way to the 91-81 victory.

MVC Basketball Preview: 2009-10

November 17th, 2009
Missouri Valley Conference

The MVC race is always up for grabs, and perhaps another surprise team like UNI lurks. Perhaps no league has as much parity as the Valley, where even the bottom teams are improved.

Jordan Threloff Heading to Illinois State

November 13th, 2009
Illinois StNORMAL, Ill. – Jordan Threloff (TREE-lawf), a 6-foot-10, 240-pound senior center at DeKalb High School, signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) Thursday and will continue his academic and basketball career at Illinois State University.  

College Basketball: Preseason High-Major All-Americans

November 12th, 2009
CollegeHoops.net Awards

 

CollegeHoops.net's Preseason High-Major All-America Team is led by Tulsa big man Jerome Jordan, a potential First Round NBA pick. Jordan, along with the likes of Luke Babbitt and Chris Wright, is part of an impressive forward crop in this year's High-Majors. BYU, Illinois State, Memphis, Nevada, and Tulsa are the only schools with multiple players on the list.

 

MVC Preseason Poll & Awards

October 28th, 2009
Missouri Valley ConferenceST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Northern Iowa men's basketball team has been picked to finish first in the Missouri Valley Conference, according to the preseason poll announced today during the league's annual Basketball Media Day.

Northern Iowa, which returns all five starters after sharing the regular-season title with Creighton last year, earned 38 of 39 first-place votes in the survey of league coaches, beat writers, sports information directors and play-by-play men.

MVC Preseason Poll & Awards

October 27th, 2009
Missouri Valley Conference

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Poll: Who Will Win the MVC?

October 26th, 2009
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Illinois State Basketball Preview: #76

September 15th, 2009
Illinois St

Overall Rank: #76

Conference Rank: #4 Missouri Valley Conference

 

Illinois St: 2009 NIT

March 16th, 2009
Illinois St

Illinois State Redbirds

Missouri Valley Conference (24-9, 11-7)

NIT Seed: #5