Author Archives: Cierra Loomis

Top Five Strangest Athletic Nicknames

With over 300 college and universities registered with the NCAA for Division I athletics, some of those schools have some unique nicknames you won’t find anywhere else. The pride from fans dating all the way back to the founding of the school is what makes these nicknames stick with the athletic programs. Here is a list of the top five

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Gonzaga Locks Down on Florida State in Sweet 16

Gonzaga University Bulldogs (No. 1) punched their ticket to the Elite Eight against Florida State University Seminoles (No. 4) with a 72-58 final score in the ACC-WCC conference match up at Honda Center in Anaheim, California.  Florida State started off the game with a two pointer, but was down the entire first and second half and couldn’t catch up to

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Murray State Races Past Belmont Again in OVC Tournament

The Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Tournament was held at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana where impressive matches and upsets were making the results intense. Belmont University, Tennessee Tech, Southeast Missouri, Austin Peasy, UT Martin, Murray State, Morehead State and Jacksonville State all went head to head for the tournament title, but the usual pair of teams made yet another

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Bubble Watch: The Case for Alabama

The University of Alabama Crimson Tide, ranking 6th in the SEC with a 6-6 record, and an overall 15-10 has six conference games left of the 2018-19 season along with the SEC Tournament before Selection Sunday on March 17th.  Even though Alabama wasn’t mentioned in the selection committee’s early reveal of the top 16 teams, that isn’t stopping the Crimson

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Wildcats Keep War Eagles Down in the Rankings

The No. 12 University of Kentucky Wildcats showed No. 14 University of Auburn Tigers what it’s like to play on a court with SEC competitors. Finishing on top 82-80, Kentucky had an intense game at Auburn Arena in Alabama. War Eagle’s senior, Bryce Brown came out on top scoring 28 points while Wildcat’s freshman Keldon Johnson, and freshman Tyler Herro scored 20 apiece. Starting 3

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