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Defense fails as Bradley drops into last place

A 80-70 loss to Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday officially dropped the Bradley men’s basketball into a last place tie in Missouri Valley Conference play. Drake (6-16), whose win over Bradley (3-20) was its first MVC win of the season, duplicates Bradley’s 1-9…

Jesperson, Northern Iowa drown Bradley with 3-point barrage

Basketball is a game of runs, and Bradley’s 68-50 loss to Northern Iowa Wednesday epitomized that. Trailing by 12 points late in the first half, Bradley took a one-point lead on freshman guard Antoine Pittman’s 3-pointer with 17:25 left in the game. That three capped…

Lets think about this a little differently, shall we?

In the Bradley Scout Sport’s 2015-2016 basketball preview, head coach Brian Wardle said his approach to the early years of his coaching tenure can be likened to the Chicago Cubs. That is, establishing a young, talented core group of players and developing their talent from…

It’s not a musical, it’s a movement

If you haven’t heard of the Broadway musical megahit “Hamilton,” you may have been living under a “Wicked”-sized rock since September. The musical, written by and starring lyrical genius Lin Manuel-Miranda, is a rap and hip-hop lesson about the life of treasury secretary Alexander Hamilton,…

Redbirds take the first round in the War on 74

Illinois State outlasted a Bradley comeback, beating the Braves men’s basketball team 55-52 at Carver Arena Wednesday night. On the first day of classes for Bradley students, an attendance total of 7300, the largest attendance total at Carver this season, came out to watch an…

Bradley outlasts D-II Maryville to snap skid

In their first game following a break for final exams, the Bradley men’s basketball team snapped a nine game skid against Division-II Maryville University, winning 61-53. The Braves were still getting over final exam insomnia for the first five minutes of the game, as the…

Can we figure out what a catch is, please?

On Sept. 12, the Chicago Bears played the Detroit Lions on the opening Sunday of the 2010 NFL season. The Bears held a slim 19-14 lead, when the Lions’ Shaun Hill drove down the field and tossed a perfect pass to star receiver Calvin Johnson.…

Peoria’s unlikely pipeline

This season, the men’s basketball team touts a number of new freshmen from all over the globe. However, the cross country teams did that before it was cool, as they’ve been establishing an international recruiting pipeline from the United Kingdom to Peoria. Currently, there are…

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