Karvel Anderson had just connected on his fourth consecutive 3-pointer when he turned, smiled, and cackled the way that, well, any of us would if we had just happened to hit four consecutive 3-pointers in a highly competitive Division 1 basketball game.
As Anderson ran back to play defense, I looked directly across the court at Ohio coach Jimmy Christian, who was most definitely not cackling.
No matter the outcome of the NHL lockout, there will be hockey in Pittsburgh. Although the outlook for the professional hockey league is dismal, college hockey players from all over the country will take the ice at the Consol Energy Center this spring for the NCAA Frozen Four, the Division I men’s hockey championship, to be hosted by Robert Morris University.
The annual event functions much like the NCAA basketball tournament that culminates with the Final Four, but on a much smaller scale seeing as there are only 60 teams in men’s Division I hockey.
Robert Morris won for the third time in their last four games after beating Cleveland State 71-62 at the Sewall Center tonight. Velton Jones had 15 points and 6 assists, Mike McFadden added 15 and Lucky Jones 13.
The Robert Morris University men's basketball team concluded play in the 2012 NIT Season Tip-Off Tuesday night with a 71-62 victory over Cleveland State in the consolation round at the Charles L.
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I was in a minor league press box in Charlotte, NC, last month, taking in one of Gregory Polanco’s final triple-A games. A colleague, upon learning I was from Pittsburgh, approached me with a question.
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