Posts With Keyword ‘Central Men’s Basketball’

Central Sends Fans Home Happy in Sweep of Dubuque

Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 5:50 am

For the first time in a few seasons, the Central men’s and women’s basketball teams won a conference game on the same night.

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Six Records Smashed as Central Men’s Hoops Outscore Grinnell

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2016 at 5:50 am

The score at the end of the first half of the Central vs. Grinnell men’s basketball game last night could have easily been the final score of many college hoops contests.

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Pair of 19-0 Runs Spark Central Basketball Triumphs

Posted: Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 5:50 am

It looked dicey in the first half, but the Central women’s basketball team bucketed 30 points in the third quarter and scored 19 unanswered points to rally past Bethany Lutheran last night, 83 – 63, inside of P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium. The Dutch women missed some good looks early, and found themselves down 13 at one point in the second quarter, despite forcing 16 turnovers in the first half. Coach Chelsea Petersen says their ability to bounce back and respond to a challenge this early in the year shows the improvement the team has already made since last season.
Central found their touch coming out of the locker room, shooting a sizzling 62% from the field in the latter 20 minutes of the game and getting contributions from up-and-down their line-up. Sophomore Claire Marburger followed up Tuesday’s 32-point performance against Grinnell with a 30-burger on 14-of-24 shooting, and grabbed nine rebounds. Emily Dine added 18 and Jackie Kriegel scored 12 in the win to push the women’s record to 2 – 0 early in the 2016-17 campaign.
The Dutch men also used a 19 – 0 run to help them get by North Central University yesterday, 84 – 75, in their first game of the Northwestern Tip-Off Tournament. Though the offense did turn it over 19 times, Central shot over 47% from the field for the game, including ten made three-pointers. Four starters finished in double-figures in the scoring column for Central, led by Colby Taylor’s 27 points and Kyle Smith’s 15. The men are also 2 – 0 to begin the year; they’ll play later today in St. Paul, Minnesota against Northwestern, and the women will play Sunday in Springfield, Illinois versus Robert Morris.

Central Basketball Teams Start Seasons Off With Wins

Posted: Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at 5:49 am

Both Central College Basketball Teams got wins last night to open up their seasons. The Women’s squad blew out Grinnell 75-39, led by 32 points from Claire Marburger on 10-20 shots and a perfect 12-12 from the charity stripe, Emily Dine also put in 19 points. The Lady Dutch are now 1-0 and will suit up this Friday against Bethany Lutheran in the Tulip City.

The men were in much more of a dogfight against Iowa Wesleyan, but the Iowa Conference favorites hit shots down the stretch to seal it in a 98-92 victory. The Central Men are also now 1-0 and play this Friday against North Central in Minneapolis.

Three Officially Announced to Central’s Prestigious ‘Hall of Honor’

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at 5:50 am

Central College yesterday officially announced that there will be three new members inducted into their Athletics “Hall of Honor” this fall.

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Former D1 Assistant Joining Central Men’s Hoops’ Staff

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 5:50 am

Joining the ranks of the Central College men’s basketball team’s coaching staff is the likes of a former student assistant at a Division I program.

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Douma Excited About New Conference Addition for IIAC Men’s Basketball

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 5:50 am

We are a little less than two months away from the Iowa Conference expanding from eight teams to nine.

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Strength and Conditioning Big Key to Taking Central Men’s Hoops to ‘St. Thomas’ Level’

Posted: Saturday, July 9th, 2016 at 5:50 am

An historic run propelled the Central men’s basketball team through the Iowa Conference tournament and into the NCAA Division III National Tournament.

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Douma, Dutch Men’s Hoops Preparing for Another Difficult Iowa Conference Run

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 5:50 am

Before, schools in certain Iowa Conference sports had a 75% chance of qualifying for the end-of-the-season league tournament.

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Shorter Shot Clock Did Not Affect Day-to-Day of Central Men’s Basketball

Posted: Monday, June 27th, 2016 at 5:50 am

Five. That’s how many teams in NCAA Division I men’s basketball averaged 80-plus points per game in the 2014-15 season.

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St. Thomas is Where the Bar is Set for Central Men’s Basketball Next Season

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 5:50 am

The Central men’s basketball team saw their 2015-16 run come to a halt against the eventual NCAA Division III National Champions, St. Thomas, in the first round of the national tournament in March.

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Central Men’s Hoops Focused on Bulking Up in the Offseason

Posted: Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 5:50 am

Walking back to the elevator of the hotel on the evening of March 4, Central men’s basketball guard, Pete Walker, looked over to Coach Craig Douma and emphatically said, “We can play with (St. Thomas). We were right there.”

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Turnovers Area to Improve for Central Men’s Basketball

Posted: Saturday, June 11th, 2016 at 5:50 am

Defense and rebounding were two big categories the Central men’s basketball team looked to improve upon for the 2015-16 season that weren’t up to par the previous year.

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Colby Taylor Earns Another Postseason Honor

Posted: Friday, March 18th, 2016 at 5:50 am

Junior forward for the Central men’s basketball team, Colby Taylor was honored with his third accolade of the postseason yesterday.

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Taylor, Walker Earn Regional, Confernece Honors

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 at 5:50 am

Extending their season to the NCAA Division III National Tournament in dramatic fashion, the Central men’s basketball team gained regional and conference honors for their efforts in 2015-16.

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Next Year’s Success Depends on What Happens Starting Now for Central Men’s Basketball Team

Posted: Sunday, March 6th, 2016 at 5:49 am

Waiting to get on the elevators on Friday night, Coach Craig Douma was holding a cardboard box that was filled with several mini NCAA boxes. Inside of each of those were medals for participating in the NCAA Division III National Tournament.

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Central Men’s Season Ends in First Round of National Tournament

Posted: Saturday, March 5th, 2016 at 5:56 am

Hot second-half shooting and a domination on the boards led St. Thomas over the Central men’s basketball team in last night’s opening round of the Division III national tournament, 78 – 66.

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Central Men Fight to Advance to Round of 32

Posted: Friday, March 4th, 2016 at 5:55 am

The Central men’s basketball team will be playing in their sixth straight road game tonight when the NCAA Division III National Tournament commences in Minnesota.

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Walker’s Huge Week Gets Him Noticed by D3Hoops.com

Posted: Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 at 5:50 am

Scoring 70 points and doling out 12 assists last week, Pete Walker was named to the D3hoops.com team of the week in helping guide the Central men’s basketball team to the NCAA Division III national tournament.

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Road Trip! Central Men Win Conference Title in Historic Fashion, Advance to National Tourney

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 5:59 am

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They led from start to finish. The Central men’s basketball emerged victorious in the Iowa Conference tournament championship game over Wartburg on Saturday night, 92 – 80 in Waverly.

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