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The 2019 Fall Fan Forum, Part 1

Bob and Jimmy welcome fans from across the Horizon League (except IUPUI, UIC and Youngstown State, apparently) to the annual fall fan forum. Among the topics discussed include preseason publications, Wright State's position at the top, and potential contenders to the conference crown. Participants: Cleveland...

Continued guard play paramount to YSU’s success

For the Youngstown State Penguins, great guard play will be paramount to continued success.

Steve Wright to Join Cleveland State as Video Coordinator Under Dennis Gates

Cleveland State Men’s basketball will be adding Steve Wright to the staff. Wright will be taking on the role of video coordinator.

Can Te’Jon Lucas be Milwaukee’s Sandy Cohen III?

Te'Jon Lucas is transferring to Milwaukee with a profile that isn't particularly common for a Horizon League player. He was a borderline four-star recruit who was comfortably in Illinois' rotation before leaving the team because he wanted to have a bigger role. In many ways, his story is very similar to former four-star Marquette recruit and 2019 First Team All-Horizon League performer Sandy Cohen III of Green Bay. Is Lucas capable of having the type of impact at Milwaukee that Cohen did for the Panthers' arch-rival?

Non-conference schedule shows wins for YSU

Youngstown State has mostly struggled in non-conference play. The Penguins will need to find wins in that part of the schedule for a successful season.

IUPUI-Yay-Yay!

Bob, with guest host Matt Dudek, discuss Jason Gardner's arrest and his subsequent dismissal as head coach at IUPUI, along with the subsequent fallout. They also talk about how the Horizon League's turbulent off-season wrought havoc on preseason publications. Plus, Matt wonders how the...

IUPUI’s Temple transfers after Gardner’s resignation

Incoming IUPUI freshman point guard Calvin Temple is transferring from the Jaguars in the wake of Head Coach Jason Gardner's resignation last week. Temple's transfer was first announced on Twitter by his AAU Coach John Carlisle: IUPUI Freshman...

The evolution of a Cleveland State fan

The thing you need to know about me is that I’m just a fan. I had a casual interest in Cleveland State basketball prior to 1996. Of course, my most prominent memories are of the “run & stun” squad that provided Bobby Knight with A...

YSU Women’s Basketball continuing to adapt

The Youngstown State women's basketball team has a lot to prove after two straight years of losing great players in the offseason.

Oakland heads to Greece

Every four years, the Golden Grizzlies basketball team goes on a trip abroad to face off against professional basketball teams. This is a trip that builds camaraderie and helps young players play against tougher competition. Four years ago, the...