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#HLMBB Transfer Tracker 2024

As we have done ever year, the HoriZone Roundtable compiles a list of the players entering and existing their respective teams. This year, we've decided to start early, as coaching changes at Detroit Mercy and IUPUI have prompted players who are already...

#TheGioMoShow Takes Over!

Giovanni Moceri (@GioMoceriWXOU on Twitter and @moceri_giovanni on IG), the host of the The GioMoShow on WXOU (@thegiomoshow on IG and @TheGioMoShow on YouTube), is doing double duty, hosting his show and this episode. He talks about the history of the O'rena, something he...

#HLMBB Starting Five – Classic Edition

There's plenty to dive into in this edition of the #HLMBB Starting Five, as the off-season brings all kinds of news, both on the court (including some thousands of miles away), and off the court (sort of). Antoine...

The History of the OU Credit Union O’Rena

By Giovanni Moceri Recently, the O’Rena is brandishing a fresh look to go along with last year’s new name: The OU Credit Union O’Rena. The name comes as a result of last summer’s naming deal between Oakland Athletics and...

#HLWBB Starting Five: Five Different Balls Edition

Welcome (back) to the Starting Five, your rundown of the key stories in #HLWBB since the last Starting Five post. 1. Mastodons hope to avoid extinction In some ways, it’s been a routine offseason for Purdue Fort...

Robert Morris’ junior guards Arvanitis and O’Grady embracing roles as walk-ons at Division I level

By Ethan Morrison Many athletes across the country aspire to playing basketball at the next level. However, only a select few have the chance to be a part of a Division I program and play on a scholarship. 

#HLMBB Starting Five – Get Away Day Edition

As some of you know, I don't really get out and about much, with the noted exception of Indianapolis every March for the Horizon League Tournament. So, on the momentous and rare occasion when I decided to venture out for a road...

Final Four vet Eissa returns to Cleveland, this time as a Viking

Jannah Eissa clearly enjoyed her last trip to Cleveland – as a member of NC State’s Final Four team in April – so much so, in fact, that she decided to stay significantly longer on her subsequent visit by announcing her transfer...

Ray McCallum, Jr. – Where is he now?

Before we talk about who Ray McCallum, Jr., the former Horizon League player is, let’s talk about his accomplishments, his time in the NBA, and where he is playing now. After leading the Horizon League in scoring with 18.7 points per game,...

Tristan Enaruna an NBA Draft pick? Why not?

We have officially arrived at NBA Draft week. While most of the conversations have centered around the top of the draft and the assessment that this draft is, by historical standards, pretty weak, there may yet be some intrigue as far as...

Greatest performances in Oakland basketball history

Over the years, Oakland fans have been lucky to witness some incredibly talented individual players come through the O’rena. The style of play deployed by Coach Greg Kampe, combined with some incredible work ethics and talents have resulted in a streak of...