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James Long adds All-American honor to already impressive resume

Posted: 12/17/2013 - UVa-Wise senior James Long has been named an All-American by the Beyond Sports Network. Long, a senior wide receiver is a second-team All-America selection as a kick returner where he averaged 29.5 yards per return. Long returned two kickoffs for touchdown, including a 95 yard kickoff return.

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Railsplitters stand pat at No.20 In NABC/Division II coaches poll

Posted: 12/17/2013 - The Railsplitters stayed put at No.20 in the NABC/Division II Coaches Poll, it was announced on Tuesday as officials with the National Association of Basketball Coaches unveiled the fifth poll of the 2013-14 season. Nonetheless, Lincoln Memorial University extended its South Atlantic Conference record streak to 47-consecutive weeks ranked in the national poll, which trails only No.1 West Liberty, No.2 Bellarmine and No.9 Southern Indiana for the longest active streak in the NCAA Division II.

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Lady Knight becomes a bear

Updated: 12/16/2013 - Piarist senior shooting guard Cathryn Calhoun signed to play with the bears for next season.

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Harper earns SEC Freshman of the Week honors

Posted: 12/16/2013 - Senior forward DeNesha Stallworth (Richmond, Calif.) and junior point guard Jennifer O’Neill (Bronx, N.Y.) earned SEC Player of the Week honors in each of the last two weeks.

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No. 3 men’s basketball overwhelms Alice Lloyd 107-70

Posted: 12/15/2013 - The Bears (9-1) turned the Eagles (6-5) over 18 times to finish with a 33-3 advantage in points off turnovers, while also dominating down low for a 66-46 edge in points in the paint. Add in the UPIKE bench outscoring Alice Lloyd’s 39-24 and you can see how the lopsided score happened.

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Holmes, Bowling Green beat Morehead St. 67-61

Posted: 12/15/2013 - Holmes tied a career-high with seven blocked shots, which he set in BGSU's win over North Dakota on Dec. 11, and is averaging six per game over his last four contests.

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No. 18 North Carolina beats No. 11 Kentucky 82-77

Posted: 12/14/2013 - J.P. Tokoto added 15 points for the Tar Heels (7-2), who grinded out yet another marquee nonconference victory in a first month of the season filled with wild swings.

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Cumberlands blows past Union, 91-62

Posted: 12/14/2013 - With the loss, Union fell to 10-3 overall and had a four-game winning streak snapped in the process. Cumberlands improved to 8-3 with the victory.

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No. 4 Wisconsin beats Eastern Kentucky 86-61

Posted: 12/14/2013 - Freshman reserve Nigel Hayes scored a career-high 17 points for the Badgers (12-0), who are off to the best start to a season since 1915-16 when they started 12-0 and finished 20-1.

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No. 6 Louisville tops Western Kentucky 79-63

Posted: 12/14/2013 - With starting point guard Chris Jones sidelined at least a game with a sprained right wrist, the Cardinals (9-1) got numerous backcourt contributions to beat their in-state rival for the fifth straight time.

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Union rallies for 85-74 win over TTU

Posted: 12/14/2013 - Union reeled off 51 second-half points to rally for an 85-74 victory over visiting Tennessee Temple at the Union College Holiday Classic on Friday.

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