Notre Dame Fighting Irish upsets #11 Florida State, 83-73 behind Prentiss Hubb’s 22 points

Florida St. (15-5,11-4 ACC) VS Notre Dame (10-14,7-11 ACC) NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Notre Dame men’s basketball team (10-14, 7-11) knocked off No. 11 Florida State (15-5, 11-4) on Saturday, rolling to an 83-73 victory inside Purcell Pavilion. It marked the Fighting Irish’s first ranked win since November of […]

After 10 year wait, Morehead State wins Ohio Valley Conference Championship beating Belmont 86-71; earns automatic NCAA bid

3/6/2021 BOX SCORE (PDF) EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Ten years and one day after winning the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championship, the Morehead State men’s basketball program staked its claim again to the conference title Saturday night. Facing top-seeded Belmont for the second time in a week (after […]

Winthrop Eagles Men’s Basketball takes Big South top honors: Kelsey, Coach of the Year; Vaudrin, Player of the Year

Rock Hill, S.C. – Winthrop’s Pat Kelsey was named the Big South Conference Coach of the Year while Chandler Vaudrin was voted the Big South Conference Player of the Year as the league office announced the annual men’s basketball awards Friday afternoon. The Eagles garnered a total of six honors. Kelsey […]

Winthrop Eagles gets automatic bid to NCAA by winning Big South Conference Tournament; runs Campbell off court, 80-53

 3/7/2021 Rock Hill, S.C. –D.J. Burns Jr. scored a game-high 22 points on 11-of-12 shooting to help Winthrop to an 80-53 victory in the 2021 Hercules Tires Big South Conference Championship match, Sunday afternoon inside the Winthrop Coliseum. The Eagles have now won back-to-back championships and […]

Liberty Flames gets Three-Peat winning Atlantic Sun Conference title game over North Alabama, 79-75; gets automatic bid to NCAA Tournament

March 7, 2021  Jacksonville, Fla. For the third straight season, Liberty is crowned ASUN Tournament Champions, as the Flames defeated North Alabama 79-75 in the ASUN Championship game, Sunday afternoon at UNF Arena. Liberty clinches the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament with a 23-5 […]

SMU Men’s Basketball hasn’t played since February 8 due to COVID-19 concerns; 8 streak game cancellations: Message From AD Rick Hart Sunday Dedicated To Class Of 2021

The American Athletic Conference has announced that the SMU-Tulsa men’s basketball game scheduled for Sunday, March 7, has been cancelled due to the suspension of activities at SMU. As this cancellation effectively ends the Mustangs’ regular season, SMU will designate Sunday as “Class of 2021 […]

Cincinnati Bearcats close regular season at tough, scrappy East Carolina Pirates today

March 05, 2021 CINCINNATI (9-10, 7-6 AAC)at  EAST CAROLINA (8-9, 2-9 AAC)Sunday, Mar. 7 // 1 p.m. ETMinges Coliseum // Greenville, N.C.SERIES INFO: 17th meeting; Cincinnati leads 14-2 overall; Cincinnati leads 8-0 at home and 6-2 in Greenville, N.C.,STREAK: Cincinnati – 2LAST YEAR’S MEETINGS: Cincinnati won 82-57 on Jan. […]

Blue Jackets at Dallas again tonight, 7: Game Preview

MAR. 6, 2021 II at DALLAS STARS II AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER II 7 PM CT (8 PM ET) CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  FOX Sports Ohio   Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)      Radio:  97.1 FM             Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TODAY’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record:  10-10-5, 23 pts.  (5th, […]

Blue Jackets to host Green Night, Presented by ADS, on Thursday, March 11 vs. Florida Panthers as part of Green Month

 MARCH 5, 2021 Collection of themed events, fundraisers throughout March encourage sustainable methods COLUMBUS, OH — The Columbus Blue Jackets invite fans to join the club in promoting environmental sustainability with a host of themed events and fundraisers in March as the club celebrates Green Month, presented by […]

Blue Jackets announce updated Ticket On-Sale Plans, including limited number of Public Tickets that go on sale this Saturday, March 6 at 9 AM

MARCH 3, 2021 Season Ticket Holder presales begin Thursday; Limited number of tickets will be reserved for public on-sale Saturday COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets announced today that tickets to games beginning with the March 9 matchup vs. the Florida Panthers will go on […]

Blue Jackets hit the road to Dallas taking on the Stars tonight

MAR. 4, 2021 II at DALLAS STARS II AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER II 7:30 PM CT (8:30 PM ET) CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  FOX Sports Ohio   Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)      Radio:  97.1 FM             Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TODAY’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record:  9-10-5, 23 pts.  (5th, […]

MLB announces loanDepot named presenting sponsor of AMERICAN and NATIONAL League Championship Series on FOX, FS1 and TBS

loanDepot Announces “Home Means Everything” RBI Campaign Designed to Donate $500,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America Baseball’s Official Mortgage Provider Also Doubles Prize of Opening Day Pick ‘Em Presented by loanDepot to $200,000 In Celebration of Baseball Fans Major League Baseball today announced that new […]

Wright State Raiders blow big lead, wastes career-high 35 points by Grant Basile in Horizon League Tournament loss to Milwaukee

3/2/2021 Grant Basile turned in a new career-high 35 points and 14 rebounds, but it was not enough as the Wright State men’s basketball team fell to Milwaukee 94-92 in overtime in the quarterfinals of the 2021 Horizon League Championship on Tuesday night. Basile’s 35 points were […]

Blue Jackets look to end 5-game losing skid against visiting Detroit Red Wings tonight

MAR. 2, 2021 II vs. DETROIT RED WINGS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  FOX Sports Ohio   Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)      Radio:  97.1 FM             Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record:  8-10-5, 21 pts.  (5th, Discover Central Division)  […]

Milwaukee plays Wright State for a third time this season in Quarterfinals of Horizon League Tournament

Panthers and Raiders playing for semifinal spot in Indianapolis The Milwaukee men’s basketball team continues postseason play Tuesday, heading to Ohio to take on Wright State in Horizon League Basketball Championship quarterfinal action. The Panthers will be looking for some revenge after the Raiders – […]

Binghamton Bearcats announces change in men’s basketball; Dempsey’s contract not renewed, Sanders promoted to interim head coach

3/1/2021 VESTAL, N.Y. – Binghamton University athletics will have a new men’s basketball coach, the school announced Monday.  Tommy Dempsey will not have his contract renewed after nine years at the helm. Assistant coach Levell Sanders will be elevated to interim head coach for the 2021-22 season. A […]

Rodney Billups, Chauncey’s brother, out as men’s basketball coach at University of Denver

3/1/2021 The University of Denver will begin a national search for his replacement DENVER – Vice Chancellor for Athletics, Recreation and Ritchie Center Operations Karlton Creech has announced that there will be a change in leadership for the University of Denver men’s basketball program after Rodney Billups‘ fifth season came […]

OHSAA announces Girls Basketball Regional Pairings; Additional State Tournament Information

News Release – Ohio High School Athletic Association Executive Director Doug Ute www.OHSAA.org  |  twitter.com/OHSAASports  |  facebook.com/OHSAASports For Immediate Release – February 28, 2021 Girls basketball enters regional tournaments; wrestling, ice hockey and boys basketball wrap up district tournaments this week COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High […]

Blue Jackets try to get back on the winning side of things today at Nashville, 3 PM ET

FEB. 28, 2021 II at NASHVILLE PREDATORS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 2 PM CT (3 PM ET) CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  FOX Sports Ohio   Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)      Radio:  105.7 FM           Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record:  8-9-5, 21 pts.  (5th, Discover […]

Rutgers Women’s Basketball star Arella Guirantes Named Finalist for Senior CLASS Award

Twitter/Instagram: @RutgersWBB   Web Release:  go.rutgers.edu/nlkqpiu1 Senior CLASS Award Release: t.ly/XgEP OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Rutgers women’s basketball’s Arella Guirantes has been named one of 10 national finalists for the 2020-21 Senior CLASS Award®, which honors excellence in community, classroom, character and competition among the best-of-the-best across the country. […]

UC Bearcats Women’s Basketball IImar’I Thomas named Finalist for Senior CLASS Award

GOBEARCATS.COM LINK: https://bit.ly/3ujZ5Oi VOTE NOW CINCINNATI – University of Cincinnati senior forward IImar’I Thomas (first name pronounced ee-MAR-ee) has been named one of 10 finalists for the 2020-21 Senior CLASS Award, given annually to a women’s basketball student-athlete who excels both on and off the court. Thomas is […]

Iowa’s Caitlin Clark sets Big 10 record with 11th Weekly Award

Online Release: https://bit.ly/3sgC8JT Big Ten Release: https://bit.ly/2NNzvAD Vote Clark Campaign: updated information on Iowa freshman Caitlin Clark: www.hawkeyesports.com/voteclark IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa freshman Caitlin Clark was named Big Ten Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week and Player of the Week Honor Roll, the conference announced Monday. Clark […]

UC Bearcats Football names Darren Paige as new Running Backs coach

WEB LINK: https://bit.ly/37C3xxY CINCINNATI – Darren Paige was named the University of Cincinnati football program’s running backs coach, Head Coach Luke Fickell announced Wednesday. Paige, entering his second decade in coaching, came to UC after spending 2019-20 mentoring wide receivers at Eastern Michigan. “Happy to complete our […]

Daily Almanac for Sunday, February 28, 2021: Black History Month Feature: Rosa Parks

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott. The United States Congress has called her “the first lady of civil rights” and “the mother of the freedom movement”. […]

University of Cincinnati Athletics announces increased capacity at Fifth Third Arena

WEB LINK: http://bit.ly/2NvieMw CINCINNATI – The University of Cincinnati Department of Athletics announced additional ticket availability inside Fifth Third Arena for upcoming men’s basketball games and volleyball matches. Athletics was granted an attendance variance by the State of Ohio which allows for crowds of around 1,135 fans inside the […]

OHSAA Partners with Varsity Brands on Sport, Spirit and Achievement

www.OHSAA.org  |  twitter.com/OHSAASports  |  facebook.com/OHSAAsports  February 25, 2021 Partnership includes Varsity Spirit, BSN SPORTS and Herff Jones COLUMBUS, Ohio and DALLAS, Texas – The Ohio High School Athletic Association and Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition, have announced a comprehensive partnership under […]

Miami RedHawks Men’s Basketball earns ticket to MAC Tournament after Thursday win at Western Michigan, 74-66

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Winning its third-straight road game, the Miami University men’s basketball team clinched a spot in the Mid-American Conference Tournament in Cleveland with three regular-season games remaining on its schedule. A pair of 20-point scoring efforts by senior forward Dalonte Brown and junior guard Mekhi Lairy helped lift Miami to […]

Blue Jackets recall goalie Veini Vehvilainen; assigns Matiss Kivlenieks, Gavin Bayreuther to Cleveland Monsters

FEBRUARY 26, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks and defenseman Gavin Bayreuther to the Cleveland Monsters, the club’s American Hockey League affiliate, and recalled goaltender Veini Vehvilainen from the Monsters, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. […]

Blue Jackets on road to Nashville for early afternoon game

FEB. 27, 2021 II at NASHVILLE PREDATORS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 2 PM CT (3 PM ET) CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  FOX Sports Ohio   Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)      Radio:  97.1 FM             Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record:  8-8-5, 21 pts.  (5th, Discover […]

Texas State head coach Terrence Johnson may not be the interim much longer, after the Bobcats wins Sun Belt Conference Regular season title; proven he can handle the job

Bobcats were picked 5th in Pre-season Poll 2/26/2021 SAN MARCOS, Texas – Texas State claimed its first Sun Belt Conference Championship title with a 58-49 win over ULM Friday evening at Strahan Arena.   The Bobcats (17-6, 11-3 Sun Belt) become conference champions for the first time […]

Second half 31-12 run pushes Cincinnati Bearcats to 91-71 win over Tulane; Davenport leads way with 27 points

February 26, 2021 CINCINNATI – Cincinnati scored a season-high 91 points in a 20-point victory over Tulane, 91-71, in American Athletic Conference on Friday afternoon inside Fifth Third Arena. The Bearcats (9-8, 7-5 AAC) used a 31-12 run during a nine-minute stretch of the second half to […]

Winning 12 of last 14 games, Wichita State promotes Isaac Brown from interim to head coach of Wichita State Shockers Men’s Basketball Program

2/26/2021 WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita State director of athletics Darron Boatright announced Friday that he will remove the interim tag from men’s basketball coach Isaac Brown. Brown has verbally agreed to a five-year deal and will be formally introduced on Monday as the 26th full-time coach in program history. Brown will also […]

Cleveland Cavaliers announce Second half of their 2020-21 NBA Regular Season Schedule Presented by SeatGeek

Cleveland will begin second half with three-game from March 12-16; will host Boston Celtics at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on March 17 for first home matchup. CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Cavaliers have announced the Second Half of the 2020-21 NBA regular season schedule presented by SeatGeek, […]

Daily Almanac for Friday, February 26, 2021; Black History Month Feature: Benjamin Banneker, inventor of the Wooden Clock

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Benjamin Banneker (November 9, 1731 – October 19, 1806) was a free African-American almanac author, surveyor, landowner and farmer who had knowledge of mathematics and natural history. Born in Baltimore County, Maryland, to a free African-American woman and a former slave, Banneker had little or no formal education and was largely self-taught. He became known for assisting Major […]

College AD News

Thu, Feb 25, 2021 The Day’s News ‘It’s Not About Safety, It’s About the Hassle’ — Sources Break Down What You Won’t Hear From Ivy League Press Releases On Yet Another Canceled Season Tennessee Expects $28M Operating Loss, Here’s How UT Will Cover That Deficit Tennessee […]

Columbus Blue Jackets issues Statement on ticket sales update and increased fan attendance at upcoming games

FEBRUARY 25, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – Earlier this week, the Columbus Blue Jackets outlined on-sale procedures for tickets to games beginning March 2nd vs. the Detroit Red Wings following approval by the State of Ohio to allow 1,953 fans, or 10 percent of Nationwide Arena capacity, to […]

Au’diese Toney leaves Pittsburgh Panthers Men’s Basketball; enters Transfer Portal

2/25/2021 PITTSBURGH – University of Pittsburgh head coach Jeff Capel announced the departure of junior Au’Diese Toney Thursday. Toney will enter the NCAA Transfer Portal. “We have come to the mutual agreement that Au’Diese [Toney] will be leaving the Pitt Men’s Basketball program effective immediately,” said Capel. “We appreciate his […]

Pittsburgh Panthers Men’s Basketball and Xavier Johnson agree to part ways

2/24/2021 PITTSBURGH – University of Pittsburgh head coach Jeff Capel announced the departure of junior guard Xavier Johnson Wednesday afternoon. Johnson will enter the NCAA Transfer Portal immediately. “The Pitt men’s basketball program and Xavier Johnson have mutually agreed that it is in everyone’s best interest to part ways,” said Capel. “He will […]

Blue Jackets hosts Chicago Blackhawks again tonight, 7 PM

FEB. 25, 2021 II vs. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  FOX Sports Ohio   Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)      Radio:  105.7 FM           Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record: 8-7-5, 21 pts. (5th, Discover Central Division) Goals:  2.95 […]

Zimi Nwokeji & Erica Wojcikiewicz are UD’s Ohio’s College Advantage Student-Athletes of the Week

2/24/2021 One Female And One Male Student-Athlete Will Be Recognized Weekly DAYTON – Men’s basketball freshman Zimi Nwokeji and women’s tennis sophomore Erica Wojcikiewicz have been named the Ohio’s College Advantage Student-Athletes of the Week for games played during the week of Feb. 15-21. A forward out of Quincy, Fla., Nwokeji averaged […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, February 25, 2021, Black History Month Feature: Boxer Muhammad Ali

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Muhammad Ali (/ɑːˈliː/; born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.; January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer, activist, entertainer and philanthropist. Nicknamed The Greatest, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated figures of the 20th century and as one of […]

One of the best! Dayton Flyers Athletic Communications Director Doug Hauschild Honored With CoSIDA’s 2021 Lester Jordan Award

Feb. 24, 2021 DAYTON– University of Dayton’s Doug Hauschild has been named the recipient of the 2021 Lester Jordan Award. This award is presented to an individual for exemplary service to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Program and to the promotion of the ideals of being a student-athlete. The […]

Columbus Blue Jackets celebrating “Hockey Is For Everyone” Night Thursday with Chicago Blackhawks in town

“HOCKEY IS FOR EVERYONE” NIGHT, PRESENTED BY VORYS FEBRUARY 24, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO — The Columbus Blue Jackets will host Hockey Is For Everyone Night, presented by Vorys, on Thursday when they face off against the Chicago Blackhawks at Nationwide Arena.  This annual game-night celebration of diversity and […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, February 24, 2021: Black History Month Feature, Booker T. Washington

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915) was an American educator, author, orator, and adviser to multiple presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African American community and of the contemporary black elite. Washington was from […]

Second straight Horizon League Player of the Year honors for Wright State’s Loudon Love; three teammates honored by league

Becomes the third player in HL history with multiple Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year awards INDIANAPOLIS/DAYTON – After clinching at least a share of the Horizon League regular season championship for the third consecutive season and setting a new program record for […]

Wright State Women’s Basketball receive 5 honors from the Horizon League

INDIANAPOLIS/DAYTON – Fresh off capturing its second Horizon League regular season championship in three seasons, the Wright State women’s basketball has received five Horizon League honors, the league announced Monday morning, headlined by Coach of the Year selection Katrina Merriweather. The honor is the second in […]

Blue Jackets announce news on two goaltenders; Elvis Merlikins to IR, Mattis Kivlenieks recalled from Taxi Squad

FEBRUARY 23, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins on Injured Reserve retroactive to February 20 and recalled goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks to the roster from the club’s taxi squad, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Merzlikins, 26, […]

Blue Jackets try to get back on track against Chicago tonight

FEB. 23, 2021 II vs. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  FOX Sports Ohio   Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)      Radio:  97.1 The Fan    Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record: 8-7-4, 22 pts. (5th, Discover Central Division) […]

Daily Almanac for Tuesday, Februuary 23, 2021, Black History Month Feature: Crispus Attucks

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Crispus Attucks (c.1723 – March 5, 1770) was an American stevedore of African and Native American descent, widely regarded as the first person killed in the Boston Massacre and thus the first American killed in the American Revolution. Historians disagree on whether he was a free man or an […]

Emani Jefferson, Wright State newcomer, a recent Horizon League Freshman of the Week

2/15/2021 DAYTON/INDIANAPOLIS – Wright State women’s basketball freshman Emani Jefferson has been named the Horizon League’s Freshman of the Week for the second time this season, the league announced Monday Afternoon. Jefferson led the Raiders to a weekend sweep of Northern Kentucky on the road, as the freshman […]

Wright State Raiders with a share of Horizon League regular season title, is No. 2 seed in upcoming league men’s tournament

Feb 20, 2021 Raiders will host Quarterfinal game on March 2 DAYTON/INDIANAPOLIS – The Wright State men’s basketball team clinched at least a share of the Horizon League regular season championship for the third consecutive season on Saturday night, and found out later in the evening […]

Wright State Men’s Basketball Team wins Saturday game at Northern Kentucky to clinch share of regular season title

 2/20/2021 The Wright State men’s basketball team defeated Northern Kentucky 77-71 on the road Saturday night, clinching at least a share of the Horizon League regular season championship for the third consecutive season in the process. Despite the pandemic-shortened season, the Raiders (18-5 overall, 16-4 HL) […]

Daily Almanac for Sunday, February 21, 2021: Black History Month remembering Frederick Douglass

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey; c. February 1818 – February 20, 1895) was an American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York, becoming famous for his oratory and incisive antislavery writings. Accordingly, he was described by abolitionists in his time […]

Blue Jackets hosts Nashville tonight at 7 PM

FEB. 20, 2021 II vs. NASHVILLE PREDATORS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  FOX Sports Ohio   Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)      Radio:  97.1 FM             Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record:  8-6-4, 20 pts.  (5th, Discover Central Division)  Goals:  2.89 […]

Blue Jackets News: ASSIGN FORWARD LIAM FOUDY, DEFENSEMAN ADAM CLENDENING TO AHL’S CLEVELAND MONSTERS, RECALL DEFENSEMAN GAVIN BAYREUTHER TO TAXI SQUAD

FEBRUARY 19, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned forward Liam Foudy and defenseman Adam Clendening to the Cleveland Monsters, the team’s American Hockey League Affiliate, and recalled defenseman Gavin Bayreuther to the club’s taxi squad, General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen […]

Horizon League News: Board of Directors update attendance policy for Basketball Championships

FEBRUARY 19 INDIANAPOLIS – The Horizon League Board of Directors announced on Friday, as a part of its role of overseeing League-wide safety protocols focused on consistency and clarity for all League competition, that the 2021 Horizon League Basketball Championships will be played without fans for […]

Horizon League Basketball News: IUPUI’s Burk, Oakland’s Parrish named Men’s Basketball Players of the Week for February 15

INDIANAPOLIS – IUPUI’s Marcus Burk registered back-to-back 30-point efforts including setting a season-high with 36 points and shot nearly 70 percent for the weekend to earn Nike® #HLMBB Player of the Week, while Oakland’s Micah Parrish picked up his second Nike® #HLMBB Freshman of the Week […]

NHL News: Morning Skate for Tuesday, February 16, 2021; Avs-Vegas to meet Saturday at Lake Tahoe, Senators 4-goal comeback win, Coyotes & Blues wrap up seventh straight game against each other

COLORADO, VEGAS TO MEET AHEAD OF OUTDOOR GAME AT LAKE TAHOE A six-game Tuesday is set to feature the final meeting between Nathan MacKinnon and the Avalanche and Max Pacioretty and the Golden Knights before the two teams square off on the 18th fairway of a golf course in Lake Tahoe for the first […]

Columbus Blue Jackets’ Cam Atkinson, Frontline Healthcare Hero Dr. Laurie Hommema Named NHL ‘First Stars’ of the Week

Golden Knights’ Fleury, Penguins’ Rust Round Out ‘Three Stars’ NEW YORK (Feb. 15, 2021) – Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson and OhioHealth Dr. Laurie Hommema have been named the NHL’s “First Stars” for the week ending Feb. 14. Throughout the 2020-21 season the NHL is celebrating the remarkable efforts of […]

NHL News: Morning Skate, Monday, February 15, 2021: Blue Jackets’ Seth Jones, Penguins comeback magic, Vegas’ 10th win, Marc-Andre Fleury’s 63rd regular season shutout

STREAKING PLAYERS  Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones has collected at least one point in each of his last six games dating to Feb. 2 (1-6—7) – tied for the most points among all NHL defensemen over that span. Jones can match the longest point streak by a blueliner in franchise […]

Raiders Loudon Love named to Horizon League All-Academic Team

2/18/2021 DAYTON/INDIANAPOLIS – The Horizon League released its 2020-21 Men’s Basketball All-Academic Team on Thursday, recognizing student-athletes for their success both in competition and in the classroom. Wright State redshirt senior Loudon Love was among the six student-athletes who were honored in balloting by the League’s faculty athletics […]

Getting to Know Former Pickerington Central star, Dayton Flyers Redshirt Senior Ibi Watson

POSITION Guard HEIGHT 6-5 CLASS Redshirt Senior HOMETOWN Pickerington, Ohio HIGHSCHOOL Pickerington Central 2019-20 (Redshirt Junior)• Played in all 31 games (one start), and averaged 10.1 points a game• The one start was against Grambling when Jalen Crutcher was out, and Watson erupted for 30 points (8-12 FG, 4-5 3-pt., 10-10 […]

Cincinnati Bearcats announce 2021 Football Schedule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 18, 2021 WEB LINK: https://bit.ly/2M8vc2k CINCINNATI – The University of Cincinnati’s 2021 schedule was released Thursday by American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco. Join us this fall! Visit GoBEARCATS.com/tickets to view available seats and join the Bearcats in Nippert Stadium this Fall! Single-game tickets will […]

Columbus Blue Jackets activate goalie Matiss Kivlenieks off IR, assigns hin to Cleveland Monsters

FEBRUARY 18, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks off Injured Reserve and assigned him to the Cleveland Monsters, the team’s American Hockey League Affiliate, club General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Kivlenieks, 24, has missed the […]

Columbus Blue Jackets back home to host Nashville tonight

FEB. 18, 2021 II vs. NASHVILLE PREDATORS II NATIONWIDE ARENA II 7 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  FOX Sports Ohio   Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)      Radio:  105.7 FM           Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Record:  7-6-4, 18 pts.  (5th, Discover Central Division)  Goals:  2.88 […]

#15 Ohio State Women’s Basketball hosts Purdue today

This will be the lone meeting between the two teams this season 15/11 Ohio State vs. PurdueDate: Feb. 18, 2021Time: 4:00 p.m.Venue: Columbus, Ohio — Value City ArenaWatch: BTN Plus+Listen: OhioStateBuckeyes.comCOLUMBUS, Ohio – After the postponement of Sunday’s game, No. 15 Ohio State will get back out on the court Thursday afternoon when […]

ORU guard Max Abmas named Summit League Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

2/15/2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts guard Max Abmas nabbed the first #SummitMBB Player of the Week honor of his career after an electrifying-scoring weekend, league officials announced Monday. The sharpshooting sophomore averaged 36.0 ppg while shooting 54 percent from the field and 58 percent from 3-point […]

Max Abmas becomes first ORU player to score 40 points since 2008 in 103-86 win over South Dakota State

 2/13/2021 86 South Dakota St. 11-5,5-2 Summit League 103 Oral Roberts 11-8,8-3 Summit League Location: Tulsa, Okla. (Mabee Center) TULSA, Okla. – Behind 42 points from Max Abmas, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team scored 56 second-half points to shoot past South Dakota State in a 103-86 victory Saturday afternoon at […]

Tennessee Volunteers hire Tim Banks away from Penn State to be defensive coordinator

February 15, 2021 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tim Banks, who helped guide top 25 units as the co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach at Penn State the past five seasons, has been named Tennessee’s new defensive coordinator, head coach Josh Heupel announced on Monday evening. “Tim brings great energy, passion and […]

Coach Heupel announces his Offensive Staff at Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – New Tennessee head football coach Josh Heupel has assembled his first offensive coaching staff in Knoxville, it was officially finalized on Monday.  Heupel’s offensive staff includes (click on link to full bio): Kodi Burns – Wide Receivers Glen Elarbee – Offensive Line Alex Golesh – Offensive Coordinator/Tight Ends […]

Josh Heupel leaves UCF to become Tennessee head football coach; wants to get ‘Rocky Top’ rocking again!

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Josh Heupel, the former Oklahoma quarterback who led his team to the national title, and who as an assistant coach and head coach captured conference championships at Oklahoma and UCF, has been named Tennessee’s 27th head football coach, Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics Danny White […]

NABC & Basketball Coaches honor the late John Thompson by wearing a towel with his picture

 Feb 15, 2021 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Coaches across men’s college basketball will pay tribute to John Thompson Jr. this week by wearing commemorative towels over their shoulders during games – mirroring the late coach’s signature sideline look. The NABC launched the initiative – intentionally targeted […]

Boston College announces change in Men’s Basketball by firing head coach Jim Christian

Christian compiled an overall record of 78-132 (.371), including an ACC mark of 26-94 (.217) CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Boston College William V. Campbell Director of Athletics Pat Kraft announced today that head men’s basketball coach Jim Christian has been relieved of his duties effective immediately. Christian finishes his seven-year tenure at […]

Utah Valley’s Fardaws Aimaq named TicketSmarter WAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 15, 2021 DENVER – Utah Valley’s Fardaws Aimaq has been named TicketSmarter Western Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for February 8 through February 14. Aimaq, a redshirt sophomore center from Vancouver, B.C., continued to dominate the boards in a home split with […]

Columbus Blue Jackets Game Day Preview: Travels to Carolina Hurricanes tonight, 7 PM

FEB. 15, 2021 II at CAROLINA HURRICANES II PNC ARENA II 7 PM ET CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  FOX Sports Ohio   Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)      Radio:  97.1 The Fan    Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS (7-5-4, 18 pts./4th-T, Discover Central Division)  Goals:  2.88 […]

Blue Jackets RW Cam Atkinson, Dr. Laurie Hommema of OhioHealth named NHL’s First Stars of the Week for February 8-14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  FEBRUARY 15, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson and Dr. Laurie Hommema, MD, OhioHealth Medical Director of Provider and Associate Well-Being, have been named the National Hockey League’s First Stars of the Week for the week ending February […]

Horizon League News: Men’s Basketball Roundup for Saturday, February 13

#HLMBB Standings | #HLMBB StatisticsINDIANAPOLIS – Week 9 of the #HLMBB season ended Saturday with Wright State, Youngstown State and IUPUI each earning weekend sweeps at home, while Cleveland State, Northern Kentucky and Oakland all salvaged series splits heading into the final regular season matchups next weekend.  GAME […]

Nike Horizon League Men’s Basketball Players of the Week for February 8: Titans’ Davis, Norse’s Warrick

INDIANAPOLIS – Detroit Mercy’s Antoine Davis makes it back-to-back Nike® #HLMBB Player of the Week honors after averaging 28.0 points on 63 percent shooting from 3-point range as the Titans earned a weekend sweep at home, while Northern Kentucky’s Marques Warrick is now a six-time Nike® […]

Daily Almanac for Monday, February 15, 2021: President’s Day in the United States

PRESIDENTS’ DAY (U.S.) Though this day is commonly called Presidents’ Day, the federal holiday is still called “Washington’s Birthday,” contrary to popular belief. It is one of eleven permanent holidays established by Congress. George Washington’s actual birthday is February 22, but we observe federal holidays […]

Ohio College Advantage Student newest Athletes of the Week are Dayton’s Gizelbach and Magassa

2/10/2021 One Female And One Male Student-Athlete Will Be Recognized Weekly DAYTON – University of Dayton men’s cross country sophomore Calan Gizelbach and women’s basketball freshman Tenin Magassa have been named the Ohio’s College Advantage Student-Athletes of the Week for games played during the week of Feb. 1-7. Gizelbach finished first overall […]

Dayton Flyers basketball stars Crutcher, Giacone named recent Ohio College Advantage Student-Athletes of the Week

One Female And One Male Student-Athlete Will Be Recognized Weekly DAYTON – University of Dayton men’s basketball senior Jalen Crutcher and women’s basketball senior Jenna Giacone have been named the Ohio’s College Advantage Student-Athletes of the Week for games played during the week of Jan. 25-31. Crutcher led Dayton to a pair […]

Columbus Blue Jackets takes on Chicago Blackhawks tonight at 8 PM

FEB. 13, 2021 II at CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS II UNITED CENTER II 7 PM CT (8 PM ET) CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  FOX Sports Ohio   Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)      Radio:  97.1 The Fan    Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS (7-5-3, 17 pts./3rd, Discover […]

Blue Jackets activate defenseman Zach Werenski from Injured Reserve, place goalie Matiss Kivlenieks on IR

FEBRUARY 13, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Zach Werenski off Injured Reserve and placed goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks on Injured Reserve retroactive to February 6, club General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Werenski, 23, has missed the last […]

Getting to Know Wright State sophomore basketball star, Tanner Holden

POSITION Guard HEIGHT 6-6 WEIGHT 185 CLASS Sophomore HOMETOWN Wheelersburg, OH HIGHSCHOOL Wheelersburg 2019-20: Started 30 of his 31 regular season games played this season, averaging 12.1 points per game, the third-most on the Raider roster, while adding 6.5 rebounds per game, the second-most on the roster… Had 20 double-digit scoring games […]

Weird NHL schedule has Blue Jackets at Chicago tonight, 8 PM; Were in the Windy City 2 weeks ago

FEB. 11, 2021 II at CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS II UNITED CENTER II 7 PM CT (8 PM ET) CBJ BROADCAST INFORMATION TV:  FOX Sports Ohio   Jeff Rimer (play-by-play), Jody Shelley (color analyst), Dave Maetzold (reporter)      Radio:  97.1 The Fan    Bob McElligott (play-by-play), Dylan Tyrer (host) TONIGHT’S MATCHUP COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS (6-5-3, 15 pts./4th, Discover […]

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS CELEBRATE “HOCKEY IS FOR EVERYONE” MONTH, PRESENTED BY VORYS, IN FEBRUARY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  FEBRUARY 11, 2021 Month-long activities include Hockey Is For Everyone Night, presented by Vorys, on Thursday, February 25 vs. Chicago COLUMBUS, OHIO — The Columbus Blue Jackets will celebrate diversity and inclusion in the sport with a number of activities throughout the month […]

Blue Jackets activate goalie Elvis Merzlikins from injured reserve, recall defensman Andrew Peeke

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  FEBRUARY 11, 2021 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated goaltender Elvis Merzlikins off Injured Reserve and recalled defenseman Andrew Peeke from the team’s taxi squad, club General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Merzlikins, 26, has missed the […]

Blue Jackets Star Of The Game: Rarely used, always ready to contribute Scott Harrington scores goal and plays solid defense In Monday’s 3-2 Win Over Carolina

THE COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS BACK IN ACTION TONIGHT AT CHICAGO, GAME TIME 8 PM. FOR THE PAST 5 YEARS, CBJ DEFENSEMAN SCOTT HARRINGTON, 27 YEARS OLD, HAS BEEN THE TEAM MVP. HE GOES DAYS, WEEKS AND GAMES WITHOUT PLAYING. BUT STAYS READY ON THE TEAM’S TAXI […]