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Ohio Valley Conference Preview

Last season Murray State had a lottery pick, went 16-0 in the regular season….and missed out on the NCAA tournament thanks to an epic conference title game loss to Belmont. It was another example of the cruel nature of single bid leagues. Even more than North Carolina Central, who also ran through its league undefeated, the Racers had a legitimate shot in the NCAA tournament. Murray...
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Saint Louis beats SIU Edwardsville 67-61

ST. LOUIS -- Austin McBroom scored 13 points and Achraf Yacoubou added 10 to lead Saint Louis to a 67-61 victory over SIU Edwardsville on Saturday night. Saint Louis led 37-34 at the break, and opened the second with a 10-4 run to stretch its lead to 47-38. SIU Edwardsville pulled within one point three times in the final 5:21, the last when Maurice Wiltz hit a 3-pointer with 1:45...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Silver Knights come through in ninth, best Navigators at Fraser

(Photo/Joshua Kummins) LYNN, Mass. — On Thursday night, it was a former Navigator coming up big for the Nashua Silver Knights. North Andover, Mass. native catcher Brandon Walsh (UMass) tripled to the deepest part of Fraser Field and scored on an error in the ninth inning to lift Nashua to its second consecutive win over the North Shore Navigators, this time a 5-4 decision in the...
Via Mill City Sports
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Big seventh inning helps Navigators past Pittsfield Suns

(Photo/Joshua Kummins) LYNN, Mass. — The North Shore Navigators were down in the count midway through Wednesday night’s Futures Collegiate Baseball League contest at Fraser Field, but things can change quickly in baseball. One hit led to another, and before fans could blink an eye, they had struck for a seven-run seventh inning and went on to an 11-7 win over the Pittsfield Suns...
Via Mill City Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Navigators rocked by Torrington following Tuesday offensive explosion

(Photo/Joshua Kummins) LYNN, Mass. — After scoring a franchise-record 18 runs at Wachusett, the North Shore Navigators managed just seven hits and lost for the third time in four games on Wednesday night, dropping a 12-2 decision to the Torrington Titans at Fraser Field. Torrington used excellent starting pitching from Mike Bonaiuto (Fairfield) over the first six innings and hits...
Via Mill City Sports
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitching solid, but Navigators still searching for winning hit after home-opening loss

(Photo/Joshua Kummins) LYNN, Mass. — Fraser Field was packed for its 2014 opening on Saturday night, but the North Shore Navigators could not find their offense at the most opportune times once again. Wachusett Dirt Dawgs pitchers Connor Smith (The College of New Jersey) and Evan Mackintosh (UMass) combined to allow just four hits and shut out the North Shore Navigators, 2-0. “It’s...
Via Mill City Sports
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ultra Early Illinois Basketball Rankings for the 2014-15 Season

1. Illinois Key losses: Joseph Bertrand, Jon Ekey Key returners: Rayvonte Rice, Tracy Abrams, Nnanna Egwu, Kendrick Nunn, Malcolm Hill, Jaylon Tate Key additions: Aaron Cosby, Ahmad Starks, Darius Paul, Leron Black, Michael Finke Illinois should return to the NCAA Tournament in 2014-15. The Fighting Illini return point guard Tracy Abrams, leading scorer Rayvonte Rice and post presence...
Via The Catch and Shoot
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

January 29 Rebound

Here's the rebound of the action of January 29, headlined by Arizona and Syracuse pulling out big road wins and Ohio State and Wisconsin's troubles continued at home. via Jamie Sabau/Getty Images TOP 25 (1) Arizona 60 (21-0, 8-0) Stanford 57 (13-7, 4-4) The Wildcats had a very off shooting night, 18 of 50, 36% overall, 18 of 29, 62% at the line, but were able to make...
Via Bloguin Best
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

SIU Edwardsville beats Murray State 67-60

Rozell Nunn scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead SIU Edwardsville in a 67-60 victory over Murray State on Saturday. Christian Salecich came off the bench to add 13 points and four assists for the Cougars (6-13, 3-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Donivine Stewart scored 11 points and had six assists. Murray State's Payne Cameron made a layup in the final seconds of the...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

SIU-Edwardsville holds off Eastern Kentucky 85-79

Donivine Stewart led a balanced scoring attack with 15 points as SIU-Edwardsville held off Eastern Kentucky 85-79 on Saturday night. SIU-Edwardsville led 79-71 with 2:15 left before Eastern Kentucky went on an 8-2 capped by 3-pointer from Orlando Williams to come within 81-79. Michael Messer's basket with 35 seconds left extended the Cougars' lead to four points and after a missed...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Illinois Division I Basketball In-state Rankings

In-state college basketball rankings for the state of Illinois. With a lot of the Division I basketball teams in Illinois playing one another this year, it is only right that we put together the rankings for these teams. It may be a down year for college basketball in Illinois as it will be tough for any team in Illinois to go dancing this year, but the two favorites are Illinois...
Via Sports Mockery
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

SIU-Edwardsville beats Robert Morris 102-78

Maurice Wiltz scored a career-high 20 points as SIU-Edwardsville snapped a four-game losing streak with a 102-78 win over NAIA Robert Morris-Springfield on Sunday. Wiltz hit back-to-back 3-pointers and a layup to give SIU-Edwardsville (3-10) a 40-31 lead with 3:13 remaining in the first half. Wiltz finished with five 3-pointers on 7-of-12 shooting from the field. Robert Morris...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Illinois drops SIU-Edwardsville 74-57

Jalen Pendleton scored 20 points to lead Southern Illinois to a 74-57 win over SIU-Edwardsville on Monday. The Salukis (4-8) shot a remarkable 60 percent from the floor. Desmar Jackson added 13 points and 8 rebounds. SIU-Edwardsville did not have a scorer in double figures. The Cougars were led by Tim Johnson's nine points and shot 6 of 19 (32 percent) from beyond the arc. Southern...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago St. pulls away from SIU-Edwardsville 81-64

Eddie Denard scored 12 of his 18 points in the second half and finished with 10 rebounds, both career-highs, to help Chicago State pull away from SIU-Edwardsville for an 81-64 win Monday night. Chicago State (5-6) used a 19-5 run midway through the first half to open up a 29-14 lead, but Maurice Wiltz scored seven of his 10 points in the final 4:51 to keep SIU-Edwardsville within...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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