Thursday, November 06, 2008

Winona State Upsets UNI; SUU Coach Dies

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Hannah Jones of Hudson has verballed IPFW. Jones is a 6-4 center.
Brianna Calver of Shelby has verballed University of Massachusetts - Lowell
Lauren Myers of Uniontown Lake has verballed Wheeling Jesuit

This puts the Ohio 2009 verbal totals to 59 overall, 45 to D1 and 13 to D2.

Winona State beat Northern Iowa 71-66. Ana Wurtz (Fond du Lac, WI) had 18 points for the Warriors. KK Armstrong (Cedar Rapids Washington) had 16 points for UNI. From the Winona Daily News.
North Butler teammates Erin Brocka and Indy Uhlenhopp are reunited again at UNI. There are other North Iowa connections. From the Mason City Globe Gazette.

Nebraska beat UN Kearney 80-69. The Cornhuskers need to be more "detail oriented" according to coach Connie Yori. Fouls damaged UNK's chances. Cory Montgomery (Cannon Falls) had 17 points for the Huskers. Jade Meads (Elm Creek, NE) had 22 for UNK. From the Grand Island Independent and Omaha World Herald.

DTW beat George Washington 71-66. Kay-Kay Allums (Centennial) had 9 points for GW.

#16 or #14 depending on where you are looking Notre Dame beat Gannon 96-30. Kellie Watson (Ionia, MI) had 9 points. Erica Soloman (Detroit Country Day) added 8.

Washington beat Love & Basketball 77-73. Lydia Young (Detroit Cooley) had 9 points for the Huskies.

Michigan State takes on Saginaw Valley State today.

UI Chicago faces Lewis tonight.

Dayton plays Ohio Legends tonight.

New Mexico takes on Alaska Anchorage on Sunday.

Colorado State plays Colorado Christian on Friday.

UTEP plays the Houston Jaguars tonight.

Iowa State host Missouri Western on Sunday.

Kansas State plays Emporia State on Friday.

Ohio plays Ohio Valley on Friday.

Ashford beat Timothy Christian 70-51. Kelly Fisher had 17 points for Ashford. From the Clinton Herald.

Hastings beat York 88-64 on Tuesday. Lindsay Ducey had 18 points for Hastings.

Silver Lake beat UW Fox Valley 93-9 on Tuesday. Michelle Stueck had 26 points for SL. From the Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter.

Dakota Wesleyan JV beat MN West 85-61. Amanda Murray had 15 points for MN West. From the Worthington Daily Globe.

Southern Utah women's basketball coach Steve Hodson died from cancer--multiple cell myeloma. He will be replaced by Kit James. From SUU News.

Creighton lost leading rebounder Sam Schuett for the year with an ankle injury. From the Omaha World Herald.

You can watch Wisconsin's media day with interviews from coach Stone, Coach Bennett, Rae Lin D'Alie, and Mariah Dunham.

Marquette's Krystal Ellis (Racine St. Catherine) is on the Wooden Award list of 30.

BIG 12: Missouri has more experience this year.
HORIZON: Butler wants to compete for the Horizon title.

Vanderbilt is #12 in both polls. Illinois State , UTEP and Gonzaga received votes in the AP and ESPN/USA Today polls.

St. Benedict is #20 in the D3 poll. From the St. Cloud Times.

Northern Michigan has eligibility questions on one of their players from Quebec. From WLUC

South Dakota State can now play in the NCAA D1 Tournament. SDSU will host SW MN State in an exhibition on Sunday. From the SDSU Collegian.

Central Michigan has a Saginaw connection. From the Saginaw News.

Last year Ada-Borup won the Minnesota State A girls Basketball tournament. Now the Cougars are trying to duplicate that feat with most of the same players at the A volleyball state tournament. From the Fargo Forum.

The Breakdown Girls Basketball Publications will be available at Becker and Kennedy High School this weekend for the Fall Leagues. Girls and Boys books will be available Saturday and Sunday.This year's editions have:
*Over 300 pages
* New Editor and content information
* Glossy pages* Larger color sections
* Over 500 pictures of players from Minnesota
* Every team in MN has a profile
* Top 8 Section players for all 32 sections
* Top Players, Preseason All State, Fab 50 Sr's, Fab 30 Jr's and Underclassmen
* 2200 names of girls players from Minnesota listedThis 2008 Breakdown's look nothing like year's past. Our pre-order shipments will go out Friday. To reserve your copy, please order online or be able to pick up your copy this weekend and next at Fall League.

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