College Men’s Basketball Final – High Point 81, Guilford 45 (EXHIBITION)

Posted by Press Release on November 1, 2018 at 12:18 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

*** HPU story follows GUILFORD story *** HIGH POINT, N.C. – Brandonn Kamga’s game-high 19 points paced four Panthers in double-figure scoring Tuesday in NCAA Division I High Point University’s 81-45 exhibition basketball victory over Division III Guilford College. Kamga netted 15 first-half points in the Panthers’ unofficial first game under former national coach of …Read the Rest…

Elon MBB Rolls Past Randolph 98-45 in Preseason Exhibition

Posted by Press Release on October 31, 2018 at 3:21 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University men’s basketball had five players score in double figures and rolled to a 98-45 victory in its lone exhibition game on Tuesday night, Oct. 30, against Randolph College to tip off its opening season in Schar Center. BOX SCORE | HIGHLIGHTS Dainan Swoope, Karolis Kundrotas, Federico Poser, and Chuck Hannah …Read the Rest…


Elon MBB Hosts Randolph College in Preseason Exhibition on Tuesday

Posted by Press Release on October 29, 2018 at 6:16 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University men’s basketball team plays its lone preseason exhibition tune-up on Tuesday night, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. against the Randolph College WildCats as the Phoenix prepares to begin its first season inside of Schar Center. The price of admission for reserved seating is $20. Tickets to the game are included …Read the Rest…

HPU MBB Picked Seventh in Big South, Proctor Named Preseason Second Team

Posted by Press Release on October 23, 2018 at 2:58 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The High Point University men’s basketball team has been picked to finish seventh in the 2018-19 Big South Preseason Poll, the conference announced Tuesday (Oct. 24) at its annual media day. In addition, junior Jahaad Proctor was named to the Preseason All-Big South Second Team. In the poll, conducted by the league’s …Read the Rest…

Harlem Globetrotter Makes Appearances in Elon/Triad Areas

Posted by Press Release on October 22, 2018 at 7:57 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Harlem Globetrotter Orlando “El Gato” Melendez made appearances around the Triad area ahead of the team’s one-of-a-kind show at Elon University’s new Schar Center on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. Melendez started his day making an appearance on WFMY’s Good Morning Show in Greensboro, interviewed with Charity Apple of the Burlington …Read the Rest…


Elon’s Seibring Honored; CAA Announces Men’s Basketball Preseason Poll

Posted by Press Release on October 17, 2018 at 12:27 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association released its 2018-19 Men’s Basketball Preseason Poll according to a vote of the league’s coaches, media relations directors and media members, on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Season Tickets | CAA Release Elon University senior forward Tyler Seibring was named to the Second Team on the 2018-19 CAA Preseason All-Conference …Read the Rest…

Elon Basketball Set for 2018-19 CAA Digital Media Day

Posted by Press Release on October 16, 2018 at 10:24 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University men’s and women’s basketball teams are set for the 2018-19 Colonial Athletic Association Digital Media Day to tip off the upcoming basketball season. Head men’s basketball coach Matt Matheny and senior forward Tyler Seibring will join the men’s basketball media teleconference on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Head women’s basketball coach …Read the Rest…

College Athletics News – Two Guilford Coaches Earn Promotions

Posted by Press Release on October 12, 2018 at 10:49 am under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C, – Guilford College Director of Athletics Sue Bower announced promotions for a pair of staff members Thursday. Mark Crisco was elevated to full-time head men’s lacrosse coach after serving as the interim head coach since June 2018. Crisco succeeded Tom Carmean, Guilford’s career men’s lacrosse coaching wins leader. Crisco has spent five seasons …Read the Rest…

College Men’s Basketball News – Reid Jacoby Named Assistant Coach

Posted by Press Release on October 2, 2018 at 7:35 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Guilford College Director of Athletics Sue Bower named Reid Jacoby assistant men’s basketball coach Tuesday. Jacoby, a 2018 graduate of Guilford’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC)-rival Randolph College, joins lead assistant Ronnie Thomas on head coach Tom Palombo’s staff for the 2018-19 season. Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, Jacoby played on …Read the Rest…

Elon Men’s Basketball vs. North Carolina Set for 7 p.m. on Nov. 9

Posted by Press Release on September 28, 2018 at 12:09 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The game time for Elon University men’s basketball’s first game inside Schar Center against the North Carolina Tar Heels on Friday, Nov. 9, has been announced. The Phoenix will host the Tar Heels at 7 p.m. and the game will be televised on ESPNU. Season tickets for the 2018-19 season are on …Read the Rest…

Elon Announces Full Men’s Basketball Schedule for Schar Center’s Opening Season

Posted by Press Release on September 24, 2018 at 2:03 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University men’s basketball head coach Matt Matheny announced his squad’s full 2018-19 schedule today, Sept. 24, as the Phoenix embarks on its first season inside Schar Center. FULL SCHEDULE | SEASON TICKETS Season tickets for the 2018-19 season are on sale now and are the only way to guarantee seats to …Read the Rest…


HPU Men’s Basketball: Big South Releases Conference Schedule

Posted by Press Release on September 12, 2018 at 11:13 am under College | Comments are off for this article

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Big South Conference has announced the 2019 league slate for the High Point University men’s basketball team. The Panthers will play a 16-game conference schedule this season. Full Schedule High Point, which embarks in its first season under legendary head coach Tubby Smith, will have home-and-home games against Campbell, Gardner-Webb, Hampton, …Read the Rest…

HPU Men’s Basketball Releases 2018-19 Non-Conference Schedule

Posted by Press Release on September 6, 2018 at 4:14 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. — First-year High Point University head men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith has announced the Panthers’ non-conference schedule for the 2018-19 season. The slate features three Division I home games at the Millis Center and a November trip to the Bahamas. SCHEDULE “We’re pleased with the teams that we were able to attract …Read the Rest…

College Men’s Basketball News – Guilford alum M.L. Carr Tabbed for Small College Basketball Hall of Fame

Posted by Press Release on August 8, 2018 at 10:11 pm under College, Photos | Read the First Comment

BALDWIN, Kan. – Guilford College alumnus M.L. Carr ’73 was one of 12 individuals selected for induction into the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Monday. Carr is part of the third class of honorees enshrined in the hall and the first from Guilford. Carr joins the following inductees: John Barnhill (Tennessee A&I), Pat Douglass …Read the Rest…

HPU MBB: Four Panthers Named to NABC Honors Court

Posted by Press Release on July 17, 2018 at 6:56 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Four members of the High Point University men’s basketball team, Sam Berlin, Dexter Gooding, Jahaad Proctor and Austin White, have been named to the 2017-18 NABC Honors Court, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced Tuesday (July 17). The NABC Honors Court recognizes those men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in …Read the Rest…

Four Elon MBB Phoenix Named to 2017-18 NABC Honors Court

Posted by Press Release on at 2:14 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Elon University men’s basketball had four players named to the 2017-18 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court announced Tuesday, July 17. Recognized for their hard work in the classroom last season, Jack Anton earned the second selection of his career while Karolis Kundrotas, Steven Santa Ana and Tyler Seibring …Read the Rest…

Elon to Host Harlem Globetrotters on November 1 Inside Schar Center

Posted by Press Release on July 16, 2018 at 2:11 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Following an international tour that drew capacity crowds, the legendary Harlem Globetrotters will return to North America for a one-of-a-kind show at Elon University’s new Schar Center at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1. Tickets go on sale Monday, July 23, at 9 a.m. at elonphoenix.com/Globetrotters, the Elon Ticket Office box office located …Read the Rest…


Keith Gatlin Named HPU Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach

Posted by Press Release on July 12, 2018 at 9:36 am under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point University men’s basketball head coach Tubby Smith has announced that Keith Gatlin has been hired as an assistant coach. Smith also announced that Eric Gabriel and Scott Lombardi will continue with the Panther program in their current roles as assistant coach and director of operations, respectively. Gatlin comes to …Read the Rest…

HPU Men’s Basketball Earns NABC Team Academic Excellence Award

Posted by Press Release on July 11, 2018 at 1:59 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. — The High Point University men’s basketball team has received the sixth-annual Team Academic Excellence Award, created by the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ Committee on Academics, the NABC announced on Wednesday (July 11). It is the second year in a row the Panthers have been honored with the award. The awards …Read the Rest…

Elon Men’s Basketball Earns NABC Team Academic Excellence Award

Posted by Press Release on at 10:25 am under College | Comments are off for this article

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Elon University men’s basketball was one of 186 programs nationally to earn the 2017-18 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Award, the association announced on Wednesday, July 11. NABC RELEASE These awards recognize outstanding academic achievement by a team with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 …Read the Rest…