Latest Horizon League men's basketball News

Houston beats Cleveland State 87-56 as Sampson ties Wooden

Mar. 19, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Quentin Grimes scored 18 points and Houston coach Kelvin Sampson tied John Wooden on the career victories list as the Cougars beat 15th-seeded Cleveland State 87-56 in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night. Sampson earned his 664th win, No. 38...

A memorable car ride leads Gates, Sampson to NCAA meeting

Mar. 18, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

The book is never far from Dennis Gates' reach, with the inscription providing inspiration at every stop of his coaching journey — from Marquette to Cleveland State and numerous places in between. It currently sits on a shelf in Gates' office, a reminder of a memorable...

Drew brothers back to their Indiana roots at NCAA Tournament

Mar. 18, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The seeds of the Drew family coaching tree took root in Indiana. Homer Drew had a few early stops in his Hall of Fame career while his two sons were growing up, but made his mark in northern Indiana, not far from the southern shore of Lake Michigan....

Cleveland State gets first Horizon League title since 2009

Mar. 09, 2021 21:42 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Torrey Patton had 23 points and 10 rebounds, Tre Gomillion added 16 points and 13 rebounds, and top-seeded Cleveland State beat Oakland 80-69 on Tuesday night in the Horizon League championship for the program's third NCAA Tournament berth. ...

Oladapo's 19 leads Oakland over N. Kentucky 69-58 in Horizon

Mar. 08, 2021 23:53 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Daniel Oladapo registered 19 points as third-seeded Oakland got past fourth-seeded Northern Kentucky 69-58 in the semifinals of the Horizon League tournament on Monday night. The Golden Grizzlies will face top-seeded Cleveland State in Tuesday's...

Patton lifts Cleveland St. past Milwaukee 71-65 in Horizon

Mar. 08, 2021 21:45 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Torrey Patton had 14 points and 13 rebounds to lift top-seeded Cleveland State to a 71-65 win over eighth-seed Milwaukee in the Horizon League Tourney semifinals on Monday night. The Vikings, who will face third-seeded Oakland or fourth-seeded...

Missouri St. ousts Valparaiso 66-55 in MVC quarterfinals

Mar. 06, 2021 01:46 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Isiaih Mosley tied a career-high 29 points with 12 rebounds and Missouri State beat Valparaiso 66-55 in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament quarterfinals Friday night. The No. 3-seeded Bears (17-6) advance to play Saturday in the semifinals...

Wild night of OTs, last-second shots in Horizon Tournament

Mar. 04, 2021 12:01 PM EST

College basketball's postseason has already turned wild — in the Horizon League, at least. All four quarterfinals in the Horizon Tournament came down to the wire Tuesday night, with three of them going to at least one overtime. Cleveland State, the...

Williams carries Oakland over Youngstown State 87-83 in OT

Mar. 04, 2021 11:53 AM EST

OAKLAND, Mich. (AP) — Rashad Williams scored 22 points as Oakland narrowly defeated Youngstown State 87-83 in overtime on Tuesday night in the Horizon League tournament. Oakland (11-17), a No. 3 seed, will face fourth-seeded Northern Kentucky on Monday in the...

Buzzer-beater Böhm sends N. Kentucky past Detroit Mercy

Mar. 04, 2021 11:53 AM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — David Böhm scored 11 points and his put back of his own miss at the buzzer lifted Northern Kentucky past Detroit Mercy 70-69 on Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League tournament. The fourth-seeded Norse (14-10) head to the...