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Depth leads Bradley into semifinals at MVC Tournament

ST CHARLES – The women’s basketball team rolled to a 70-49 victory over Indiana State at the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Friday afternoon in St. Charles, Mo.  The win was only the third in program history at the tournament, giving the Braves a chance to…

Braves fall to UNI, exit MVC Tournament

ST. LOUIS – After a competitive first half, the men’s basketball team was unable to keep up with Northern Iowa in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament semifinals on Saturday afternoon, falling 76-62. The game was tied at 32 after the first half, but UNI got…

Braves defeat SIU, reach tourney semis

ST LOUIS – The men’s basketball team defeated Southern Illinois 67-55 Friday afternoon, winning a dogfight with the Salukis to reach the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament semifinals. Bradley used its defense and athleticism to hold SIU in check, and leaned on its bench and post…

Jeff’s REAL top-10 sports movies

Two weeks ago, the Scout sports editor, Alex Mayster, wrote a column about his top-10 favorite sports movies of our generation. While I was reading it, I couldn’t help but be appalled when I saw the movie “Fever Pitch,” starring Jimmy Fallon, was in the…

Inside the Athlete: Grant Escue, Baseball

Senior baseball player and political science major Grant Escue grew up in a sports-oriented family. With family members playing sports in college and some at the professional level, Escue could not escape his destiny in athletics. “My dad played high school baseball and I have…

Softball swept at Razorback Invitational

The softball team was limited to just one day of action at the Razorback Invitational last weekend after the second day of play was canceled because of cold weather in Fayetteville, Ark. Before Saturday’s games were called off, the Braves suffered a pair of losses…

Basketball drops to fourth in conference, lose to rival Redbirds

The women’s basketball team fell back into a tie for fourth place in the Missouri Valley Conference standings after suffering a pair of conference losses last week. The Braves (19-8 overall, 10-6 MVC) were coming off a highlight week after knocking off league-rivals Creighton and…

Braves win finale in double OT, Singh to return

A sellout crowd of 11,398 witnessed a shocking announcement, multiple career-high performances and a double-overtime victory as the men’s basketball team defeated Drake 77-75 on Senior Night. Ten career-highs were either matched or tied in the Braves’ season-ending thriller, but it was senior Sam Singh’s…

Baseball swept by Lipscomb in season’s 2nd series

After a 2-0 start to the season, the men’s baseball team was swept last weekend at the hands of the Lipscomb Bisons. Despite early scoring and strong starting pitching, the Braves were unable to win a contest in the three-game series, falling to 2-3 on…

One-on-One: Does Bradley have a shot at the MVC Tourney?

Yes All signs point to an NCAA tournament bid for the Braves. Bradley has won four of its last five games, and has all the momentum it needs coming off a double-overtime victory over Drake. That win should give the team confidence going into today’s…

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