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 spent three days late last month visiting 18 high schools across the WPIAL. I drove 533 miles, took hundreds of photographs, shook hands with dozens of coaches, athletic directors and principals and climbed way too many stadium steps. I loved every minute of it, of course.
Several of the most coveted recruits throughout the WPIAL have already made their college decisions, most notably Sterling Jenkins of Baldwin. Others, like Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead, are still being recruited.
Bill Cherpak misses the way it used to be. Back in the 80’s, when the current Thomas Jefferson High School coach was a player at Steel Valley, the recruiting process wasn’t publicized. It was low-key compared to the present.