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Conference Recruiting Update: Ivy League

Note: The Ivy League does not participate of the national letter of intent program, so this commitment list is based primarily on media reports and other resources. Brown Bears Tyler Williams | 6′-1″ | PG | Lakota West (OH)| Patrick Triplett | 6′-4″ | PG | Bayless (MO)| Jason Massey | 6′-5″ | SG | American Heritage (FL)| ...
Via Hoopniks
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallery: Brown at S. Carolina - Games 1 & 2

Gamecock Pride's Katie Dugan was at Carolina Stadium for games one and two of the Brown University and South Carolina baseball series. Visit her gallery!
Via southcarolina.scout.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

McGonagill's 3's spark Brown over Penn 62-55

Sean McGonagill hit back-to-back 3-pointers with less than five minutes remaining to help Brown pull away and defeat Pennsylvania 62-55 on Saturday night. Penn led 51-47 with 4:45 left before McGonagill's two treys sparked a 15-4 run to give the Bears the win. Steven Spieth scored six of his 12 points during the span. Cedric Kuakumensah had 18 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brown takes down Cornell 78-66

Norman Hobbie and Steven Spieth each scored 18 points, leading Brown over Cornell 78-66 on Friday. Brown (10-7, 2-1 Ivy League) overcame a halftime deficit, outscoring Cornell 48-33 in the second half. The Bears opened the second half on a 19-9 run, led by 10 points from Sean McGonagill during the stretch. Hobbie scored 12 of his points in the second half, including back-to-back...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

McGonagill hits 7 3s as Brown beats Yale 73-56

Sean McGonagill made seven 3-pointers on his way to 29 points and Brown avenged a loss in its previous game by defeating Yale 73-56 on Saturday. McGonagill, the Ivy League's leading scorer, came in ranked seventh nationally with a per-game average of 3.53 3-pointers. Saturday he made 7 of 9 3-point attempts as the Bears (9-7, 1-1) earned a split of the season series by shooting...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Brown takes down Massachusetts Lowell 87-76

Dockery Walker scored 17 points and Brown took down Massachusetts Lowell 87-76 on Tuesday night in the first meeting between the schools. After trading baskets early, Brown (3-1) took a 13-10 lead over Massachusetts Lowell (0-4) midway through the first half on a 3-pointer from Norman Hobbie and never gave up the lead, holding a double-digit advantage for most of the game. The...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

NAIA John Brown University litters basketball floor with annual toilet paper throw

via YouTube Every year John Brown University, who plays in the NAIA, scores their first bucket of the basketball season.  If they didn’t, it’d be a really long season.  And every year, their fans absolutely cover the floor with toilet paper. It’s a work of art in its own crappy kind of way.
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

John Brown celebrates annual toilet paper game

It’s one of the more creative traditions in college basketball. Fans at John Brown University, an NAIA school in Arkansas, celebrate the team’s first basket of the season on its home court, by throwing toilet paper on the floor. Unfortunately this resulted in a technical foul for John Brown, who ended up beating 82-67 over Crowley’s Ridge. [Eye on College Basketball]
Via Diehardsport
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

John Brown University men’s home basketball season opens with 'Toilet Paper Game'

John Brown University men’s home basketball season opens with the 'Toilet Paper Game' on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. Each year during the first home game, fans come armed with rolls of toilet paper, which they hurl onto the court after the first made field goal by JBU. This 33 year-old tradition brings record crowds, approximately 2,000 rolls of toilet paper and an automatic...
Via Bob's Blitz
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Brown University Is Not My #1 Choice To See Host ‘Nudity Week’

Students at Brown University are losing their clothes for one week in order to celebrate nudity. Excuse me if I’m…
Via COED
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Brown player in critical condition

Police in Providence, R.I., say a Brown University basketball player is in critical condition after being punched in the head in what appeared to be an unprovoked assault. Deputy Police Chief Thomas Oates says 21-year-old sophomore Joseph Sharkey suffered severe head injuries when a man came up to him and hit him early Sunday morning while he was talking to a group of women on Providence...
Via AP on Fox
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor league hockey coach mimics blind man to mock referees

We here at Laugh At Sports love when professional/minor league coaches freak out over bad calls and over the weekend, there was an epic reaction from Wenatchee Wild assistant Chris Clarke after a bad call.As the Wild trailed the Kenai River Brown Bears by the score of 2-1 in WAHL regular season game, the Brown Bears were given a seven-minutes of powerplay time.That drew the ire of...
Via Laugh At Sports
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior Hockey Coach Impersonates Blind Man

In a recent game between North American Hockey League teams Kenai River Brown Bears and the Wenatchee Wild… a coach for the Wild decided to make a statement to the refs.  After his team received 7 minutes of penalty time in what i assume was a definite loss, the coach threw on some sunglasses, grabbed a players stick and did an impersonation of a blind man on the ice… bow tie...
Via The Nosebleeds
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Did this Tier II Junior A associate coach go too far with his “blind ref” bit?

Chris Clark, associate coach of the Tier II Junior A Wenatchee Wild of the North American Hockey League, might be in a little hot water after this bit. Upset with a call late in a game against the Kenai River Brown Bears, Clark dons a pair of dark sunglasses, grabs a stick, and parades around the ice acting as if he’s visually impaired, in an effort to mock the officials. The bow...
Via The Last Angry Fan
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

John Brown University's Annual 'Toilet Paper Game' Lives Up to Reputation (Video)

College sports is full of all kinds of wacky, offbeat traditions that make everyone rethink their college choices. John Brown University in Arkansas has one such tradition that actually has basketball-related consequences. When John Brown opens their home basketball slate, it is tradition that when the first basket is scored fans respond by hurling thousands of rolls...
Via NESN.com
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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