Once engaged, Gophers slip past High Point

At the start, Williams Arena was a reflection pool on a cloudy day. A trickle of basketball fans dressed in maroon-and-gold garb slogged into the echoing Barn, back for a game they were hoping they wouldn’t have to see. Had Minnesota made the NCAA tournament, they would have been watching on TV. As it was, the U announced that 3,493 trudged through the fresh snow for the start...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Gophers vs. High Point

I'm not going to spend a lot of time on this because High Point is terrible and the NIT is the NIT and there's a lot of gambling and game picking going on this time of year and my time is better spent on that, but I will do a preview because then I can tweet it out and people can remember that this blog exists and I didn't die and I was just on vacation.Anyway, High PointÂ...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

High Point grabs a 70-67 victory over VMI

John Brown scored 27 points and High Point defeated Virginia Military 70-67 as the Panthers stretched their winning streak to five games on Wednesday night. The Panthers (15-13, 11-4 Big South) led by 14 at the half but VMI chipped away and trailed by just three with less than 2 minutes to play. The Keydets (17-11, 10-5) missed three 3-pointers in the final minute and Trey Chapman...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

High Point cruises to win over Longwood 85-59

Devante Wallace scored 20 points as High Point cruised to an 85-59 win over Longwood on Saturday. High Point (14-13, 10-4 Big South) raced out to a 10-point lead just 5:02 in as Wallace's 3-pointer made it 15-5 and the Panthers ran up a 49-28 lead at the break. High Point opened the second half on a 13-4 run and cruised to the win. Lorenzo Cugini had 14 points for the Panthers...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

High Point comes back to beat Liberty 67-60

John Brown scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds in High Point's 67-60 win over Liberty on Wednesday. It was High Point's third win in a row - played in five days - and Liberty's seventh consecutive loss. Devante Wallace had 12 points for High Point (13-13, 9-4 Big South) and Anthony Lindauer 11. Liberty (9-19, 3-10) was led by Antwan Burrus with 15. High Point trailed...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

High Point slips past Coastal Carolina 77-74

Devante Wallace scored 17 points, including a layup - following his steal from Elijah Wilson - that gave High Point the lead with 25 seconds to play, as the Panthers beat Coastal Carolina 77-74 Wednesday night. John Brown hit a pair of free throws which extended the High Point lead to 68-62 with 6:24 remaining before a 10-3 spurt gave Coastal Carolina a one-point advantage with...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Big South Saturday: Thriller at High Point, Panthers Defeat Winthrop With Last Second Heroics

Adam Weary/usatoday.comHigh Point trailed their game with Winthrop for 39 minutes and 52 seconds.  As it turned out, those other eight seconds were all that mattered. Panther guard Adam Weary drained a jumper in the lane with eight seconds remaining, and Keon Johnson's short game-winning attempt banked off the rim, giving the host Panthers a 65-64 victory in front of a record...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

High Point downs Presbyterian 81-74

Devante Wallace scored a career-best 28 points Tuesday and shot 8 of 9 from beyond the arc as High Point beat Presbyterian 81-74 to win its fourth game in a row. John Brown and Lorenzo Cugini scored 12 apiece and High Point outshot Presbyterian from distance 63.6 percent (14 of 22) to 33.3 percent (7 of 21). High Point (8-12, 4-3 Big South Conference) took a 17-10 lead on Anthony...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: High Point University’s John Brown Made A Reverse Alley-Oop Look Effortless

Everyone knows that cats have mad hops. So it makes sense that the High Point Panthers would have mad hops as well — today, HPU’s John Brown showed off his on a ridiculous alley-oop from teammate Devante Wallace against UNC-Asheville. Brown skies and reverse slams the ball while making it look oh so easy…and then he hangs on the rim for just a bit of flourish:
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

High Point tops UNC Asheville 78-67

John Brown scored 26 points and Devante Wallace added 20 Saturday night as High Point beat UNC Asheville 78-67. Brown shot 11 of 16 from the field and scored 20 points in the first half. The Panthers (7-12, 3-3 Big South) were outshot by the Bulldogs 52.3 percent (23 of 44) to 50.8 percent (31 of 61), but were hurt by 19 turnovers to High Point's eight. Asheville (10-10, 4...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

High Point holds off D-II Lees McRae, 85-78

Adam Weary and John Brown each scored twice in the final four minutes to lift High Point to an 85-78 win over Division II Lees McRae Friday night. Brown's layup with 3:31 left gave High Point a 77-75 lead, but Donte Falls converted a pair of free throws to tie the game at 77. Weary's layup with 2:13 to play put Panthers ahead for good and Brown's layup made it 81-77...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Syracuse's C.J. Fair throws down nasty dunk vs High Point

The High Point Panthers, a Big South squad with just three victories on the season, had Syracuse fans sweating early in the second half of tonight’s matchup. But the No. 2 ranked Orange, who trailed 40-39 with 16 minutes to play, kicked it into another gear and finished the game on a 36-15 run. In the midst of the surge, SU forward C.J. Fair threw down an absolute monster dunk...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Chaney's Inspiring Story Comes to an End

In 2008, Allan Chaney was an ESPN top 100 recruit for Florida part of a solid recruiting class that included Eloy Vargas and Kenny Kadji. Within two years, all three left Gainesville, but it's Chaney's story in particular that still resonates today. After averaging just 9.8 minutes in 23 appearances his freshman season, Chaney transferred to Virginia Tech. During a workout...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

High Point's Chaney will not play again following defibrillator scare

High Point says sixth-year forward Allan Chaney's basketball career is over because of health concerns. The school made the announcement Friday night, less than two weeks after Chaney collapsed during a game. Chaney had a wireless implantable defibrillator installed by doctors after he was diagnosed with viral myocarditis -- an inflammation of the heart. When the defibrillator...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

High Point defeats William & Mary 80-69

Allan Chaney scored 19 points and a career-high five steals, and High Point upended Williams & Mary with an 80-69 victory on Wednesday night. The Panthers (2-2) saw four players enter into double-digits, including John Brown's 18 points on 11-of-14 shooting and Devante Wallace's 17 on a 4-for-7 effort from beyond the arc. Adam Weary also contributed 10 points off the...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Brown scores 26 as High Point routs Ferrum 94-64

John Brown scored 26 points and Allan Chaney had 17 points and 15 rebounds as High Point routed Ferrum 94-64 on Tuesday night. Brown was 10-of-14 from the field and had eight dunks while Chaney was a perfect 8-of-8 on field goals. Chaney now has two straight double-doubles to start the season after scoring 21 and grabbing 12 rebounds on Friday at North Carolina-Wilmington. High...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro tops High Point 82-74

Kayel Locke and Kyle Cain each scored 21 points as UNC Greensboro topped High Point 82-74 in the season opener for both teams. It was Cain's first career game for UNCG (1-0) after transferring from Arizona State and sitting out last season due to NCAA transfer rules. Tyrone Outlaw also had a strong debut, coming off the bench to score 14 points and grab nine rebounds in his...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

High Point 63, Campbell 62

Adam Weary hit two decisive free throws with 17 seconds left and Allan Chaney scored 12 of his 19 points after intermission as High Point overcame a 14-point, second-half deficit to beat Campbell 63-62 Saturday in each team's regular-season finale. The Panthers (17-12, 12-4 Big South Conference) trailed 41-27 when Corey Law's layup sparked a 14-4 run. High Point remained...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

High Point 74, Coastal Carolina 62

Allan Chaney and Derrell Edwards scored 15 points apiece to lead High Point to a 74-62 victory over Coastal Carolina in a Big South Conference game Saturday. Dejuan McGaughy added 12 points and John Brown had 10 for the Panthers (13-10, 8-3), who have won four in a row and seven of nine. Badou Diagne had 13 points and seven rebounds, Anthony Raffs scored 12 and Michel Enanga 10...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Quick Sticks: Michigan Lacrosse Season Preview

Photo courtesy annarbor.com Are you only interested in Michigan lacrosse if it is a winning team? Then check back in three or four years. (Incidentally, if you answered “yes,” you are a frontrunner and you should feel shame.) Michigan won one game last year and probably will not fare much better in year two. In addition to a significant talent gap, the Wolverines once again...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

High Point 78, Presbyterian 68

Allan Chaney finished with career-highs of 21 points and 12 rebounds to lift High Point past Presbyterian 78-68 Saturday night in Big South Conference play. John Brown added 20 points and Adam Weary chipped in 14 to help High Point (11-10, 6-3) win its fifth straight at home. The Panthers never trailed at any point in the game. Ahead 63-60 with 5:30 left to play, High Point extended...
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February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

High Point 96, VMI 69

Allan Chaney scored 19 points and John Brown added 17 as High Point cruised to a 96-69 win over Virginia Military Institute on Wednesday night in Big South Conference action, snapping a seven-game losing streak in the series. The Panthers (9-9, 4-2), who had not beaten the Keydets since March 1, 2008, trailed 18-17 when they launched a 17-2 run to pull away. High Point led 53-39...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

High Point 77, Liberty 72

Allan Chaney scored eight of High Point's 11 points in the second overtime period as the Panthers outlasted Liberty 77-72 Wednesday night in Big South Conference action. Chaney finished with 22 points and 12 rebounds and John Brown had 18 points and 11 boards for High Point, which has won four of its last five games. Although the Panthers (8-8, 3-1) took a seven-point lead...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Freshmen guide High Point over Gardner-Webb 70-64

Freshman Adam Weary and redshirt-freshman John Brown each scored 15 points to lead High Point in a 70-64 victory over Gardner-Webb Saturday night in a Big South Conference contest. Weary was 6 of 8 from the floor and 2 for 3 from 3-point range, while Brown hit 5 of 9 plus 5 of 6 at the foul line. The Panthers (7-8, 2-1) shot 68.4 percent (13 of 19) in the second half as they maintained...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

High Point 70, Gardner-Webb 64

Freshman Adam Weary and redshirt-freshman John Brown each scored 15 points to lead High Point in a 70-64 victory over Gardner-Webb Saturday night in a Big South Conference contest. Weary was 6 of 8 from the floor and 2 for 3 from 3-point range, while Brown hit 5 of 9 plus 5 of 6 at the foul line. The Panthers (7-8, 2-1) shot 68.4 percent (13 of 19) in the second half as they maintained...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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