NC Central tops Appalachian St 76-70 in OT

Jeremy Ingram scored 36 points, including four free throws in the final 62 seconds, as North Carolina pulled away from Appalachian State in overtime for a 76-70 win Friday night. Appalachian State erased a 14-point halftime deficit, a four-point deficit in overtime and took a 70-69 lead when Frank Eaves made two free throws with 1:16 to play. But Ingram was clutch from the line...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Appalachian State beats Western Carolina 48-27

Marcus Cox set an Appalachian State freshman record with 215 rushing yards and scored four touchdowns as Appalachian State cruised to a 48-27 win over Western Carolina Saturday night. Cox has 26 carries and scored three times in the first half to give the Mountaineers (4-8, 4-4 Southern Conference) a 31-0 lead midway through the second quarter in the regular season closer. Kameron...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Appalachian St. beats North Greenville 78-70

Michael Obacha scored 11 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as Appalachian State came from behind to beat Division-II North Greenville 78-70 on Wednesday night. Obacha shot 70 percent (7 of 10) from the line and grabbed 10 offensive rebounds for second-chance shots. Mike Neal came off the bench to score a game-high 27 points for the Mountaineers (2-5). North Greenville (6-2) held a...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Presbyterian knocks off Appalachian State 74-69

William Truss scored 25 points and Jordan Downing added 23 as Presbyterian knocked off Appalachian State 74-69 on Wednesday. Presbyterian (4-9) won for the first time in the series between the two schools. It was their ninth meeting over 53 years. Appalachian State (2-8) scored the first 10 points of the game and jumped out to a 14-2 lead. But the Blue Hose came right back, using...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Appalachian State dominates Milligan 100-68

Rantavious Gilbert scored a career-high 22 points and Michael Obacha had a career-high 17 rebounds to lead Appalachian State to a dominating 100-68 win over Milligan of the NAIA Saturday. Appalachian State (3-8) had five players in double figures as Tab Hamilton had 18, Aaron Scott 14, Chris Burgess 12 and Mike Neal contributed 11 points. The Mountaineers won the rebound battle...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Appalachian State pulls away from Bluefield 97-70

Mike Neal scored 23 points and Michael Obacha had 11 points and 12 rebounds as Appalachian State pulled away from NAIA Bluefield 97-70 on Monday. Neal hit 8 of 9 shots, including 4 of 5 3-pointers as the Mountaineers (4-8) hit 10 of 20 from behind the arch en route to shooting 63.2 percent from the field. Tab Hamilton added 16 points and Chris Burgess had 14. Nequan Melvin came...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro beats Appalachian State 66-60

Kyle Cain had 12 points and 14 rebounds and UNC-Greensboro ran away from Appalachian State in the second half for a 66-60 win on Thursday night. After trailing 30-29 at halftime, UNCG (9-9, 2-1 Southern Conference) opened the second on a 13-6 run to take the lead for good. The Spartans had their biggest lead at 61-50 when Cain's layup capped an 8-2 run with 1:28 to play. Appalachian...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian St. overpowers Georgia Southern 81-68

Tommy Spagnolo scored 12 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds to propel Appalachian State past Georgia Southern 81-68 on Saturday. The Mountaineers (5-13, 1-4 Southern Conference) broke the game open with an 18-2 spurt midway through the second half that included 3-pointers by Spagnolo, Tab Hamilton and two from Chris Burgess to make it 70-52 with about four minutes to play...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian St gets last win at The Citadel, 80-67

Tab Hamilton and Mike Kobani each scored 18 points to earn Appalachian State one final Southern Conference win at Charleston, 80-67, against The Citadel Thursday night. Appalachian State heads to the Sun Belt Conference next year and Thursday's win gave the Mountaineers an 18-17 record on the Bulldogs' home court as well as back-to-back conference wins. Hamilton drilled...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro rallies by Appalachian State 66-61

Jordan Potts scored a career-high 26 points and Kyle Cain added 14 with 15 rebounds to help UNC Greensboro push past Appalachian State 66-61 Thursday night. The Spartans (11-12, 4-4 Southern Conference) trailed by 18 early in the second half, but stormed back as Potts drilled six 3-pointers to fuel a 33-14 surge and push into the lead, 56-55. After a Chris Burgess jumper for Appalachian...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Van Horn: Offense is better

Appalachian State has a loaded team. Dave Van Horn isn't surprised because they called him to make the trip to the Ozarks. Van Horn previewed the first weekend at Swatter's Club.
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State earns a 74-68 win over Samford

Tommy Spagnolo scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Appalachian State beat Samford 74-68 on Thursday. It was Spagnolo's fourth straight double-double in a mid-afternoon game that was moved up because of snow in the area. Tab Hamilton added 18 points and Chris Burgess and freshman Ty Toney had 14 apiece for Appalachian State (8-16, 4-7 Southern Conference). Burgess started...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Appalachian State Blog

Follow along as Arkansas and Appalachian State open up the season at Baum Stadium.
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Arkansas 12, Appalachian State 2

Arkansas opens its 2014 season in style as starter Jalen Beeks pitches six strong innings and the Razorbacks use 13 hits to rout Appalachian State 12-2 before 4,337 fans Friday at Baum Stadium
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hogs Grind Past Appalachian State

Taking advantage of seven walks and six hit batsman, Arkansas finished off Appalachian State on Sunday, 8-3, to sweep the three-game series to open the college baseball season.
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State Mountaineers season preview

Appalachian State likely picked the wrong time to have their worst record in 20 years as the Mountaineers now begin transition to the FBS and Sun Belt conference this year. However, Appalachian State could be on the upswing will all the young returning talent including 17 starters and four 2013 FCS Freshman All-Americans named by the College Sports Journal. Second year head coach...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

This Week With Mike Fox

Inside Carolina spoke with head coach Mike Fox after the Diamond Heels improved to 3-3 on the season with a weekend series victory over Xavier. UNC hosts Appalachian State on Tuesday before a weekend series with North Florida.
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State puts down Samford 63-57

Tommy Spagnolo scored 21 points and nabbed 10 rebounds and Appalachian State rallied late in the second half to knock off Samford 63-57 on Thursday night. Appalachian State (9-19, 5-10 Southern Conference) led 33-30 at intermission even though Samford (11-19, 5-10) shot nearly 60 percent from the floor. The Mountaineers were able to maintain the first period lead by out-rebounding...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State fires head coach Jason Capel

Appalachian State has fired head coach Jason Capel, sources confirmed to's Gary Parrish on Monday afternoon. The Twitter account @AppStFeed first reported it early Monday afternoon. Capel spent four seasons with the Mountaineers, going 53-70 and not reaching the NCAA Tournament. This season was the worst under Capel, as Appalachian State went 9-21 overall, 5-11 in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Sources: Appalachian St. fires coach Capel

Appalachian State has parted ways with coach Jason Capel, sources told ESPN.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Capel Fired By Appalachian State

Jeff Capel has been fired as head coach of Appalachian State. Capel took the job in 2010 after previously being an assistant to Buzz Peterson. Capel, 34, leaves with a 53-70 overall mark.
Via RealGM
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Erwin strong in win over ASU

Lefty starter Zack Erwin allowed just one run on four hits with seven strikeouts in 7-2/3 innings pitched to lead No. 14 Clemson to a 2-1 victory over Appalachian State at Doug Kingsmore Stadium Wednesday night.
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Conference Recruiting Update: Sun Belt

Appalachian State Mountaineers Following the departure of head coach Jason Capel, in-state point guard Kedrick Flomo has asked for a release from the Mountaineers, and Rasheed Worrell is reportedly doing the same. Both players inked during the early signing period. The Mountaineers continue to draw negative press for refusing to release 2013 point guard signee Devonte Graham from his ...
Via Hoopniks
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Web Run: Bobby Lutz tops App State list

Bobby Lutz, associate head basketball coach at N.C. State and a former coach of the Charlotte 49ers, has emerged as the leading candidate to become Appalachian State’s next coach, the Observer has learned.
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: Appalachian State shocks Michigan

The Michigan Wolverines went into the 2007 season with a #5 pre-season ranking and dreams of a National Championship. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, nobody mentioned this to Jerry Moore and the Mountaineers from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. On their first drive, Chad Henne and Mike Hart led Michigan down the field for a score but from there it was a battle to the...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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