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Horizon League Announces 2009 Spring Academic Honor Roll

Complete Release in PDF Format INDIANAPOLIS -- In recognition of success in the classroom by its participants, the Horizon League honored 681 student-athletes on Monday (July 20) as members of the 2009 Horizon League Spring Academic Honor Roll. Valparaiso University led the list with 94 student-athletes, followed by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with 81 representatives, Youngstown State University and Loyola University Chicago with 76 each and Butler University with 74. Cleveland State University ...

Horizon League Announces Academic All-League Teams for Spring Sports

Complete Release in PDF Format INDIANAPOLIS -- Honoring student-athletes for their success both in competition and in the classroom, the Horizon League announced its 2009 Spring Academic All-League Teams on Wednesday (July 15). A total of 89 student-athletes from eight spring sports were honored in balloting by the League's faculty athletics representatives and sports information directors. Youngstown State University led the League with 14 selections, followed by Butler University with 13 and ...

Butler's Hayward, Mack lead Team USA to U-19 world title

The USA set out to end a nearly two-decade draught in the FIBA U19 World Championship when it headed to Auckland, New Zealand, for this year's 16-team international tournament. Mission accomplished. With Tyshawn Taylor (Kansas) scoring 18 points and six other players adding at least eight points, the USA held off Greece, 88-80, to capture the gold medal. It was the first title for the USA at the FIBA U19 World Championship since 1991. The USA pulled away from a 19-19 tie at the end of the first ...

Horizon League schools' 2009-10 men's basketball recruits

June 19, 2009 2009-10 HORIZON LEAGUE MEN'S BASKETBALL RECRUITS Butler Andrew Smith -- C 6'10" 230 Fr. Indianapolis, Ind. Covenant Christian Cleveland State Nigel Ajere -- F 6'6" 220 So. Arcadia, Calif. Summit Prep Kevin Anderson -- C 6'10" 200 So. Irving, Texas Southern Idaho JC Jared Cunningham -- F 6'9" 225 Jr. Oregon City, Ore. Ark.-Fort Smith Lance James -- G 5'11" 205 Jr. Lithonia Springs, Ga. Aiken Tech (N.J.) JC Anthony Wells -- G 6'1" ...

Butler's Hayward, Mack Named To U.S.A. Basketball U-19 Roster

Colorado Springs, Colo. - Butler men's basketball players Gordon Hayward and Shelvin Mack were both named to the United States U-19 National Team that will compete at the FIBA U19 World Championships in New Zealand from July 2-12. The U.S.A. Basketball Men's Junior National Team Committee made the announcement on Thursday (June 18) afternoon. Hayward and Mack join 10 other collegiate players who made the cut from the 17 that participated in the team trials at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. ...

Butler ranks among several national writers' preseason teams to watch

Boasting a roster that returns every player from last season's 26-6 nationally ranked team, the Butler Bulldogs have earned spots among several national writers' preseason national rankings. 10th by Pat Forde of ESPN.com 11th by Gary Parrish of CBSSports.com 15th by Andy Katz of ESPN.com Click on the links above to access the complete stories.

Green Bay Athletics to Launch New Web Site, Eliminate Media Guides

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Green Bay Athletics Department has announced that it will be launching a redesigned Web site, complete with a new domain name, with its new online partner, Jump TV, in July. The Web site launch coincides with the department's decision in April to become one of the nation's first Division I universities to eliminate the production of all printed media guides effective this fall. "Our new web site will offer fans, media and prospective student-athletes the most up-to-date ...

Butler's Shelvin Mack Invited To U19 World Championship Team Trials

Butler guard Shelvin Mack has been added to the list of invited players who will participate in the 2009 USA U19 National Team Trials, which will be held June 16-18 at the U. S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. He joins teammate Gordon Hayward, who was issued an invitation to the trials last month. Mack, Ashton Gibbs of Pittsburgh and Dante Taylor of Pittsburgh were extended invitations by the USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team Committee, chaired by Syracuse head coach ...

Loyola coaches to participate in Olympic Day festivities June 23

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Loyola University Chicago coaches and staff members will be participating in events, clinics and demonstrations as part of the Chicago 2016 Olympic Day on Tuesday, June 23. Chicago 2016 is staging a pair of free events -- a three-mile Fun Run and a lakefront sports extravaganza featuring a surprise concert -- as part of the city's celebration of Olympic Day. Two runs will occur simultaneously along the lakefront path -- the Near North Fun Run, which starts at Irving Park Road, ...

UWM's Jeter Named Assistant Coach For USA Basketball World University Games Team

MILWAUKEE - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee head men's basketball coach Rob Jeter has been named an assistant coach for the 2009 USA Basketball World University Games team, USA Basketball announced today. Jeter will be an assistant alongside Miami's Frank Haith under Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan, who will direct the squad at the 24th World University Games, July 2-12 in Belgrade, Serbia. Coaching staff selections were made by the USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team Committee, ...