| Mar 4, 2014
| 1:49 PM
NEWARK, Del. — Delaware was down by 20 points with under 9 minutes left and the fans were beginning to empty from Bob Carpenter Center, which was nothing new to the Blue Hens' men's basketball program. The student section stuck around longer than...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:55 AM
An extra year at junior college and a torn ACL seven months before his Texas Southern debut were just two of the many obstacles standing between Omar Strong and Division I basketball.
The challenges that Strong faced before college didn’t end...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:29 AM
Graduation was fast approaching for Annapolis’ Jourdan Stickler, but the 6-foot-4, 190-pound shooting guard entered this week with his post-high school plans completely up in the air.
Several Division I programs expressed interest in Stickler...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:11 AM
Waiting two years for a shot at Division I basketball was something Davon Usher had accepted over time. But the six extra weeks the former Digital Harbor star spent hoping for that elusive DI offer seemed nearly interminable.
Usher, a 6-foot-6, 190-...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Even with the benefit of hindsight, Jourdan Stickler’s decision to leave Maryland for Virginia last year seems like a no-brainer.
Stickler had wrapped up a solid sophomore season at Annapolis Area Christian when he decided that he wanted to face...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Four local players will be playing in the 68-team NCAA basketball tournament and one will be on in prime time in the first game on Tuesday night.
Lansdowne High graduate Brent Arrington is a freshman at Mississippi Valley State (21-12), which opens the...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Brent Arrington made history Tuesday night when he became the first Lansdowne High graduate to play in the NCAA basketball tournament.
Unfortunately, he also made history with Mississippi Valley State (21-13) as they unraveled and lost to Western...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Four standout prep players with local ties earned trips to the 68-team NCAA basketball tournament, but none of them were fortunate enough to make it to the second week of the tournament.
Brent Arrington, of Mississippi Valley State, made history in the...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 4:15 PM
For the first time in about a month-and-a-half, Brent Arrington got a good night’s sleep.
Since late May, Arrington has patiently waited for Mississippi Valley State to release him from his scholarship. His request was repeatedly denied, making...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Several Florida A&M players from Orlando celebrated a homecoming Sunday at the Florida Citrus Bowl, but the party centered on three running backs and a linebacker.
James Owens, Omari Albert and Al-Turek McBurse carried the offense, and Michael Ducre...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Something a little unusual happened at Florida A&M University's football game against Mississippi Valley State on Sunday: The marching band showed up.
In almost any other college football game, bands would be a normal feature of the game-day experience....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:39 AM
The day of reckoning has come for FIU basketball.
The NCAA released its member schools' academic progress ratings Tuesday, and the Golden Panthers' basketball team was deemed ineligible for postseason play in the 2013-2014 season. FIU basketball posted...