2016-17 Youngstown State News

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    March 27, 2017
    Youngstown State Names Jerrod Calhoun Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jerrod Calhoun, who led Fairmont State University to the 2017 NCAA Division II National Championship game, has been named the 13th men’s basketball Head Coach at Youngstown State University, Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Ron Strollo announced today.
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    March 22, 2017
    Cameron Morse Named NABC All-District 12 First-Team Youngstown State junior Cameron Morse has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 12 First-Team, the association announced today (March 22).
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    March 07, 2017
    Youngstown State Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jerry Slocum Announces Retirement Youngstown State University men’s basketball head coach Jerry Slocum today announced his retirement from coaching after 42 years on the bench, including the last 12 (2005-17) at YSU.
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    March 06, 2017
    YSU’s Gritty Run Through Motor City Madness Ends With 84-74 Loss to Northern Kentucky The Youngstown State men's basketball team made a late charge but came up short in its gritty comeback bid in an 84-74 loss to Northern Kentucky in the semifinals of the 2017 Little Caesars Horizon League Men's Basketball Championship.
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    March 05, 2017
    YSU Announces Fan Bus to Detroit, Watch Party for Motor City Madness For Youngstown State fans wanting to experience Motor City Madness in person, YSU Penguin of the Year Ed Reese is sponsoring a fan bus to Detroit for the YSU men’s basketball team’s semifinal game in the 2017 Little Caesars Horizon League Championship.
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    March 05, 2017
    No. 9 Penguins Take on No. 4 Northern Kentucky in Horizon League Semifinals The Youngstown State men’s basketball team is set to make its first appearance in the Horizon League Championship Semifinals when it takes on Northern Kentucky on Monday, March 6. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich. and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, and ESPNU.
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    March 04, 2017
    Kaufman's Last-Second Layup Lifts Men's Basketball to 81-80 Upset Over Top Seed Oakland Senior Jordan Kaufman's layup as time expired lifted the Youngstown State men's basketball team to an 81-80 upset victory over top-seeded Oakland in the second round of the 2017 Little Caesars Horizon League Championship on Saturday night at Joe Louis Arena.
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    March 03, 2017
    Five Score in Double Figures En Route to 84-69 Win Over Cleveland State Senior Matt Donlan had a team-high 24 points and freshman Braun Hartfield scored a career-high 22 points to lead the No. 9 Youngstown State men's basketball team to an 84-69 win over No. 8 Cleveland State in the First Round of the 2017 Little Caesar's Horizon League Championships.
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    March 02, 2017
    Matt Donlan Named Academic All-Horizon League Youngstown State men's basketball senior Matt Donlan was named Academic All-Horizon League after a vote of the league's Faculty Athletics Representatives.
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    March 01, 2017
    Cameron Morse Named All-Horizon League First-Team Youngstown State junior Cameron Morse was named to the All-Horizon League First-Team after a vote of the league's head coaches, sports information directors and selected media, the league announced on Wednesday.
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    February 28, 2017
    Men's Basketball Garners Ninth Seed; Will Face Eighth-Seeded Cleveland State Friday The Youngstown State men's basketball team earned the No. 9 seed and will face No. 8 Cleveland State, Friday, March 3, at 8 p.m. in the first round of the 2017 Little Caesar's Horizon League Basketball Championships at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich.
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    February 25, 2017
    Jorden Kaufman Posts Double-Double in Loss at Cleveland State Senior Jorden Kaufman recorded the fifth double-double of his career with 16 points and 10 rebounds but the Youngstown State men's basketball team dropped a 69-55 decision Cleveland State on Saturday afternoon at the Wolstein Center.
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    February 24, 2017
    Men's Basketball Closes Out Regular Season At Cleveland State Saturday The Youngstown State men?s basketball team closes out the regular season when it visits in-state rival Cleveland State, Saturday, Feb. 25. Tipoff is at 3:30 p.m. at the Wolstein Center and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
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    February 23, 2017
    NBA Champion Rick Mahorn Added as Final Panelist for Champions Brunch The Horizon League and Olympia Entertainment announced Rick Mahorn as the final panelist for the Champions Brunch at Joe Louis Arena. The NBA champion and former Detroit Pistons forward rounds out a group that includes three-time WNBA champion Cheryl Ford and Green Bay Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie as panelists and ESPN women’s college basketball analyst Kelley Deyo as moderator.
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    February 21, 2017
    Men's Basketball Falls to Oakland on Tuesday Night The Youngstown State men's basketball team dropped a 101-72 decision to Oakland on Tuesday night at The Blacktop at O'Rena. Three Penguins reached double figures led by junior Cameron Morse's 15 points. Freshman Braun Hartfield scored 12 points while junior Francisco Santiago added 11 points.
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    February 20, 2017
    Men's Basketball Visits Oakland Tuesday Evening at the O’Rena The Youngstown State men’s basketball team begins the final week of the regular season with the first of two road games with a matchup against Oakland, Tuesday, Feb. 21. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. at the O’Rena and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
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    February 18, 2017
    Late Surge Leads Penguins to 81-77 Win Over Northern Kentucky The Youngstown State men's basketball team ended the contest on a 9-2 run in a come-from-behind 81-77 win over Northern Kentucky in the final home game of the season at the Beeghly Center on Saturday night.
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    February 17, 2017
    Men's Basketball Celebrates Senior Night Saturday Against Northern Kentucky The Youngstown State men’s basketball team will honor four seniors playing in their final home game when the Penguins host Northern Kentucky on Senior Night, Saturday, Feb. 18. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. at the Beeghly Center and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app. This is also part of a women’s and men’s basketball doubleheader.
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    February 16, 2017
    Morse Scores 35 as YSU Comes Up Short Against Wright State Cameron Morse scored 28 of his game-high 35 points in the second half, but the Youngstown State men’s basketball team had a comeback come up short in an 84-81 loss to Wright State on Thursday evening at Beeghly Center.
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    February 14, 2017
    Men's Basketball Hosts Wright State Thursday Night The Youngstown State men’s basketball team returns to the Beeghly Center to play its final two home game of the year starting with a matchup against Wright State, Thursday, Feb. 16. Tipoff is at 7:45 p.m. at the Beeghly Center and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
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    February 13, 2017
    Cameron Morse Named Horizon League Player of the Week Youngstown State junior Cameron Morse was named the Horizon League Men's Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday (Feb. 13). He averaged 34.5 points per game and set a new UIC Pavilion scoring record with 44 points on Feb. 9.
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    February 11, 2017
    Penguins' Late Comeback Attempt Falls Short at Valparaiso, 82-72 Junior Cameron Morse scored a game-high 25 points, but the Youngstown State men's basketball team's late comeback attempt fell short at Valparaiso, 82-72, on Saturday evening at the Athletics-Recreation Center.
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    February 10, 2017
    Men's Basketball Closes Road Trip at League-Leader Valpo The Youngstown State men’s basketball team closes its short two-game road trip when it visits Horizon League leader Valparaiso, Saturday, Feb. 11. Tipoff is at 8 p.m. at the Athletics-Recreation Center and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
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    February 09, 2017
    Cameron Morse Sets UIC Pavilion Scoring Record in 84-81 Loss to UIC Junior Cameron Morse tied a career-scoring high and set the UIC Pavilion scoring record with 44 points, but the Youngstown State men's basketball team dropped an 84-81 decision to UIC on Thursday evening.
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    February 08, 2017
    Men's Basketball Takes on UIC in Windy City Thursday Night The Youngstown State men’s basketball team returns to the road looking to exact some revenge on league foe UIC, Thursday, Feb. 9. Tipoff is at 8 p.m. at the UIC Pavilion and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
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    February 04, 2017
    Penguins Fall to Hot-Shooting Detroit Mercy at Beeghly The Youngstown State men's basketball team dropped a 90-80 decision to Detroit Mercy on Saturday night at the Beeghly Center. Four players scored in double figures for the Penguins.
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    February 03, 2017
    Men's Basketball Closes Homestand Against Detroit Mercy Saturday Night The Youngstown State men’s basketball team closes out its three-game homestand when it hosts Detroit Mercy, Saturday, Feb. 4. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. at the Beeghly Center and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
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    February 02, 2017
    Santiago, Haygood Have Career Scoring Highs In Loss To Oakland Francisco Santiago and Devin Haygood had career scoring nights, but the Youngstown State men’s basketball team dropped an 90-76 decision to Oakland on Thursday night at the Beeghly Center.
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    February 01, 2017
    500 Additional Tickets Available at Creekside Health and Fitness Center Due to great demand, 500 more free tickets to the Youngstown State-Detroit Mercy men's basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 4, are available at Creekside Fitness and Health Center in Boardman, Ohio.
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    January 31, 2017
    Men's Basketball Welcomes Oakland to the Beeghly Center Thursday Night The Youngstown State men’s basketball team continues its three-game Horizon League homestand when it hosts Oakland, Thursday, Feb. 2. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. at the Beeghly Center and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
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    January 28, 2017
    Santiago's Block, Frantz's 3-Pointer Lifts Penguins to 67-64 Win Over Cleveland State Junior Francisco Santiago's block and senior Brett Frantz's ensuing 3-pointer late in the second half lifted the Youngstown State men's basketball team to a 67-64 win over Cleveland State on Saturday night at the Beeghly Center.
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    January 26, 2017
    Penguins Host Cleveland State Saturday in Suits and Sneakers Game The Youngstown State men’s basketball team opens a three-game homestand when it hosts in-state and Horizon League rival Cleveland State, Saturday, Jan. 28. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. at the Beeghly Center and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app. This is the annual Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Game, and is part of a women’s and men’s basketball doubleheader.
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    January 22, 2017
    Penguins Fall in Overtime to Milwaukee, 94-85 Five players scored in double figures for the second straight game, but the Youngstown State men's basketball team dropped a 94-85 overtime decision to Milwaukee on Sunday afternoon at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.
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    January 21, 2017
    Penguins Go For Season Sweep of Milwaukee Sunday Afternoon The Youngstown State men's basketball team goes for the season series sweep of Milwaukee when it visits the Panthers, Sunday, Jan. 22. Tipoff is at 1 p.m. at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
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    January 20, 2017
    Santiago's Late Three Lifts Men's Basketball to 92-89 Win at Green Bay Junior Francisco Santiago's 3-pointer with 20.6 seconds left broke an 85-85 tie and Brett Frantz made four straight free throws with under 10 seconds left to lift the Youngstown State men's basketball team to a 92-89 win over Green Bay on Friday night at the Resch Center.
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    January 19, 2017
    Penguins Visit League Co-Leader Green Bay Friday Night The Youngstown State men?s basketball team visits Horizon League co-leader Green Bay, Friday, Jan. 20. Tipoff is at 8 p.m. at the Resch Center and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
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    January 17, 2017
    Milwaukee Game Time Changed to 1 p.m. Eastern/Noon Central The game time for the Youngstown State-Milwaukee men's basketball game on Sunday, Jan. 22, has been moved to 1 pm. Eastern/Noon Central. The game had originally been scheduled for 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central.
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    January 16, 2017
    Braun Hartfield Ties Career High in 87-71 Loss at Detroit Mercy Freshman Braun Hartfield tied a career-high with 19 points and just missed his first career double-double with nine rebounds, but the Youngstown State men's basketball team dropped an 87-71 decision to Detroit Mercy on Monday evening at Calihan Hall.
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    January 15, 2017
    Penguins Visit Detroit Mercy for Third Game in Five Days The Youngstown State men’s basketball team plays its third game in five days when it visits Detroit Mercy, Monday, Jan. 16 Tipoff is at 7 p.m. at the Calihan Hall and the game will be broadcast on 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
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    January 14, 2017
    Morse Scores 40 as Penguins Fall 92-89 in Overtime Cameron Morse scored 40 points for the third time in his career, but the Youngstown State men’s basketball team fell 92-89 in overtime to UIC on Saturday night at Beeghly Center.
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