Second half slump: slow start to second half sends Wildcats to fifth straight loss
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Second half slump: slow start to second half sends Wildcats to fifth straight loss

CANTON, Mo. -- At halftime the Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team trailed Grand View by just four points. By the 10-minute mark of the second half, that deficit had grown to 14. The Wildcats went almost five minutes without scoring to start...

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Rock Island center signs with Hawks
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Rock Island center signs with Hawks

QUINCY -- Solomon Gustafson has visited the Gem City enough to know how passionate its basketball fans are. "It's always a big game when we're going down to Quincy High School because everyone is out there," said Gustafson, a senior center...

Strong start to home opener carries Hawks to victory
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Strong start to home opener carries Hawks to victory

QUINCY -- The first 12 minutes of Sunday's home opener were the perfect blend of smooth offensive execution and tenacious defensive effort. So it came as no surprise the Quincy University men's basketball team led St. Louis College of Pharmacy 28-10...

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College roundup: Blazers lose lead late to Tigers

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa. -- Despite a late second half rally, the John Wood men's basketball team fell to Marshalltown 76-74, Friday night. After trailing the entire second half, John Wood's Aaron Shoot hit a 3-pointer that tied the game at 77 with 5:30...

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Hawks chisel away deficit, ran out of gas to finish comeback

FINDLAY, Ohio -- Quincy University men's basketball coach Ryan Hellenthal asked his team to give itself a chance to win with five minutes to play. The Hawks obliged. "Now we have to take the next step and go win one," Hellenthal said.

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Triple the fun: Hawks win season opener in three overtimes

FINDLAY, Ohio -- All the preseason conditioning was worth it. The Quincy University men's basketball players had to admit to that despite their fatigue Friday afternoon after outlasting Cedarville for a 112-104 triple-overtime victory...

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Lead doesn't last for Trail Blazers

A double-digit lead for the John Wood Community College men's basketball midway through the second half wasn't enough in an 84-75 loss to Arkansas State-Mid South in the JWCC Classic Friday night at the Student...

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Loaded field coming to JWCC to tip off season

QUINCY -- Brad Hoyt sees this weekend's Fairfield Inn Classic as this area's unofficial tipoff for basketball season. "I do look at it that way," the John Wood Community College men's basketball coach said. "So I want to provide as good of a field...

Hawks place high priority on defense
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Hawks place high priority on defense

QUINCY -- Ryan Hellenthal is setting the bar low, as low as he possibly can. It sounds funny to phrase it that way, but the Quincy University men's basketball team's standards are based around defensive efficiency. The lower the score, the higher...

Hawks battle but fall short in exhibition loss to Cougars
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Hawks battle but fall short in exhibition loss to Cougars

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Two exhibition losses to a pair of NCAA Division I programs have revealed a number of interesting things about the Quincy University men's basketball team. First and foremost, the Hawks have some moxie. "I'm really proud...