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Women’s basketball finds success at new home

Braves 9-1 at ICC in first season away from Robertson Memorial Field House, on pace for record season Some teams would struggle after being displaced without a true home court, but the women’s basketball team may go on to have the best season in program…

BU captures 500th MVC victory

The men’s basketball team picked up its 500th Missouri Valley Conference win on Tuesday, defeating Missouri State 71-60. With the win, the Braves became just the second MVC team to reach the 500-win plateau. Drake (511 wins) is the only other team with more Valley…

Women’s basketball wins fourth straight, knocks off Northern Iowa

Senior Monica Rogers put up 14 points in the second half of Saturday night’s home contest against Northern Iowa to lead the women’s basketball team to a come-from-behind Missouri Valley Conference win. Rogers finished with 18 points and a game-high eight rebounds in the 69-58…

One-on-One Whats better, NCAA or NBA basketball?

NCAA Not only is college basketball untainted by the greed and lack of traveling calls of the NBA, but the history, rivalries and loyalty that comes along with each and every team is completely unparalleled by anything in the pros. The first thing that comes…

Best sports movies of our generation

Sports make for great movies. All the action, excitement and drama sets the plot, throw in some good actors, and you have yourself a great film. We’ve all seen the classics: “Rocky,” “Hoosiers,” “Caddyshack” and “The Natural.” But now the movies we all grew up…

Women’s tennis blanks Valpo in season opener

The women’s tennis team destroyed visiting Valparaiso, and didn’t lose a single set on its way to a 7-0 sweep. The victory snapped a streak of two consecutive losses in season openers. Coach Scott Petersen said he was pleased with his team’s performance. “Not dropping…

Men’s tennis picks up pair of wins

After winning its last four consecutive home matches, the men’s tennis team lost to an experienced Butler University team last Sunday.  Before entering its match against the Bulldogs, the Braves (4-2) gained impressive back-to-back victories against Valparaiso and SIU-Edwardsville on Saturday. Bradley junior Milos Romic…

One on One: Should A-Rod be in the Hall-of-Fame

No Alex Rodriguez has no place in the Hall-of-Fame. Bottom line – he cheated. I do have more respect for A-Rod then say, Barry Bonds, for admitting his mistakes. But that doesn’t make up for what he did. I have always been taught not to…

NBA outlook for season’s second half

This weekend marks the half-way point of basketball’s regular season with the NBA All-Star weekend. The league’s superstars will come together for slam dunks, skills challenges, 3-point contests and an East vs. West showdown. Many teams are on the way to the playoff road, but…

Inside the Athlete: Jackie Roth, Softball

For most people, adjusting to Div. I athletics is not an easy task, but freshman Jackie Roth jumped right in. The softball team opened play this weekend, and Roth didn’t miss a beat, going 6-for-11 in four games while spending time behind the plate as…

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