Blue Knight Men's Basketball News
Goins, Baker & Mitchell Bring Home Awards at Banquet
At the Urbana University All-Sports Banquet on Saturday night, Head Men's Basketball Coach Jeff Porter awarded junior Danny Goins the Most Outstanding Performance Award for his record-setting 45-point game against West Virginia State University this past season. The "Heart & Hustle Award" went to sophomore Casey Baker. It was also announced that Baker will serve as team captain in 2013-14. The final men's basketball award of the night was the Blue Knight Award, bestowed upon senior Ramel Mitchell. Read More
Mitchell, Battle Star in College All-Star ClassicApr. 16th, 2013
Urbana University seniors Ramel Mitchell and Armond Battle were recently selected to play in the 5th Annual JUMP25.com College All-Star Classic in Columbus over the past weekend. The all-star game featured the best collegiate basketball seniors in the state of Ohio. In the NCAA D-II game, Mitchell poured in 15 points to go with 4 assists, 2 steals and a block. Battle had 12 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal. Read More
Three Blue Knights Earn All-Conference HonorsMar. 8th, 2013
The Great Midwest Athletic Conference presented its 2012-13 Men’s Basketball honors and awards on Friday during the inaugural G-MAC Basketball Championships. Between the semifinal games at Cedarville University, the selected student-athletes were recognized.
The Great Midwest Athletic Conference also presented the All-Conference First, Second, and Honorable Mention teams during the semifinals of the Men’s Basketball Championships. Urbana University placed a Blue Knight on each All-Conference team. Senior guard Armond Battle was the Blue Knights' lone representative on the G-MAC's First Team. Junior guard Danny Goins was named to the Second Team, and senior guard Ramel Mitchell earned Honorable Mention. Read More
Cedarville Eliminates Urbana in G-MAC SemisMar. 8th, 2013
In the semifinals of the inaugural Great Midwest Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament, top-seeded Cedarville University eliminated four-seed Urbana University 79-58 on Friday night. Urbana junior guard Danny Goins, a Second Team All-Conference selection, scored a game-high 25 points on 10 of 19 shooting. He added 4 rebounds and 5 assists to the cause. Urbana's only other player in double figures was junior forward C.J. Reid. Reid finished with 13 and 9 rebounds in the loss. Read More
2013 G-MAC Men's Basketball Championships PreviewMar. 6th, 2013
On Friday, the Great Midwest Athletic Conference will host its first-ever Men’s and Women’s Basketball Conference Championship Tournament games, as the 2012-13 Men’s Basketball Championship begins with a semifinal game between #3 seed Trevecca Nazarene and #2 seed Central State University, hosted by Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. Following the first semifinal match, #4 Urbana University will take on the top seed and host Cedarville Yellow Jackets.
Check in here for a full tournament preview, along with links to live stats and game information. Read More