UNC Asheville Pushes Past Top-Seeded High Point, Advances To Big South Championship Game

Brian WilmerFollow @sportsmatters BUIES CREEK, N.C. – If the Big South championship were awarded for overcoming adversity, High Point may have walked off the court carrying the trophy.  Instead, the top-seeded Panthers found themselves facing fourth-seeded UNC Asheville in the tournament semifinals on Saturday without Big South Player of the Year John Brown and star guard Adam...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Brown, Bowman help High Point edge Radford 75-72 in OT

RADFORD, Va. (AP) John Brown and Miles Bowman Jr. scored 17 points apiece and High Point topped Radford 75-72 in overtime on Saturday. Bowman had four of his career-high in the extra session, including a tip-in with 58 seconds left to give the Panthers (18-9, 11-5 Big South) a 75-70 lead. Ed Polite Jr. had a dunk for Radford with 17 seconds left but after John Brown missed two...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Kemrite, Cabbil help Liberty hold off High Point 80-76

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) Ryan Kemrite scored the go-ahead basket after grabbing an offensive rebound, and Lovell Cabbil knocked down six straight free throws as Liberty held off High Point 80-76 Saturday night. Kemrite, Cabbil and Anthony Fields each scored 14 points for Liberty and A.C. Reid led with 16 as the Flames notched their first six-game winning streak since the 2006-07...
Via Associated Press
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Winthrop Shines in the Spotlight, Defeating High Point 86-66

Winthrop guard Jimmy Gavin scored 29 points in the Eagles' 86-66 victory over High Point Thursday.  (Tim Cowie/WinthropPhotos.com)Brian WilmerFollow @sportsmatters ROCK HILL, S.C. – Coming into Thursday night, the ESPN networks last aired a game from Winthrop’s campus eight years ago, as the Eagles played Davidson in the now-defunct BracketBusters event.  If their effort in...
Via College Hoops Digest
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Dixon hits go-ahead 3 in OT, William & Mary beats High Point

WILLIMSBURG, Va. (AP) Daniel Dixon scored the final six William & Mary points in overtime, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with four seconds left, and the Tribe beat High Point 78-75 Monday night. Lorenzo Cugini hit a 3-pointer to break a 60-all tie with 2:01 left in regulation. William & Mary made 4 of 4 free throws on its next two possessions for a one-point lead. Adam...
Via Associated Press
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: High Point’s John Brown Throws Down One Of The Most Impressive Alley-Oops Of The Season

Most of the focus on the college basketball world before March goes to powerhouse programs like Duke and Kentucky, but the mid and low-majors have some fantastic athletes as well. The High Point Panthers lead the Big South conference at 17-7, and a lot of the credit has to go to redshirt junior John Brown. Brown leads the team in both minutes (30.3 per game), scoring (18.2), and...
Via College Spun
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: High Point executes a ridiculous alley-oop

This ended up as the No. 2 play on #SCTop10 last night and you can easily see why. Check out Adam Weary’s underhanded pass and John Brown catches it and destroys the rim… High Point University's John Brown shows off UNREAL hops to complete this #SCtop10 alley-oop. » http://t.co/vmMhzWChsF — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 7, 2015    
Via The Student Section
February 07, 2015  |  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...
Via Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  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...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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