After a year off, Omer Yurtseven is already a player of note. Yurtseven has been one of 20 players being considered for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award. This is the sixth year for the award recognizing the top centers in men’s college basketball. As a sophomore at NC State, Yurtseven averaged
VCU will travel to UNLV to play the Runnin’ Rebels in the Atlantic 10-Mountain West Challenge. This will be the first meeting between the two schools. The match-ups are determined using varying factors including last year’s record and NET rankings. UNLV is led by first year head coach T.J. Otzelberger.
American University’s super senior, Sa’eed Nelson, was named Patriot League Preseason Player of the Year. It’s the second straight year, Nelson has been awarded with that honor. Nelson enters his storied career having already made his mark on the Patriot League and American University’s record books. Nelson ranks in the
George Washington, George Mason, and VCU all announced their conference schedules today. The Colonials will be coming into the season with their new coach, Jamion Christian and a group of veterans. Christian has never coached a team that finished lower than fifth in the conference. Led by Justin Muzzula, the Colonials
VCU announced their out of conference schedule and it will provide the Rams with opportunities to gain resume building wins. The Rams will face LSU at Siegel Center on November 13th. The Emerald Coast Classic will see VCU play Purdue with the chance to play either Florida St./Tennessee after that.
Howard University’s men’s basketball schedule will give local fans plenty of opportunities to see good, local basketball. The Bison will travel to American University and George Washington. Both opponents have reason to be optimistic about their season. For American, they return perennial all-conference point guard, Sa’eed Nelson. The Eagles expect
American University announced today that Men’s Head Coach Mike Brennan has been extended through 2021-2022. The extension is seen as a possible on the recruiting trail as it takes Brennan’s status out of question. “The future of AU’s Men’s Basketball under Coach Brennan’s leadership is bright indeed!” said director of
American University announced their out of conference schedule and it definitely has a local feel to it. The Eagles will travel to George Washington, George Mason and Georgetown while hosting Howard and UMBC. Expect American to compete for the Patriot League championship with an experience squad led by perennial all
GW Announces Out of Conference Schedule George Washington announced their out of conference schedule. It is highlighted by November 9th’s game against Howard. On that night, the Colonials will induct Pops Mensah-Bonsu and Mike Hall into the school’s Hall of Fame. Howard is one of four local schools GW will