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Resilient Team Effort Fuels OT Win

HOLLAND, Mich.-The Mustangs are going to ring in the new year on a good note after a thrilling 72-69 overtime victory against a tough Madonna University squad. The game between the two neighboring NAIA rivals was the consolation match of the 2010 Russ DeVette Holiday Tournament hosted by Hope College. After facing a 26-13 deficit in the first half, and down by as many as 15 with 4:35 to go,…

Hopkins Nets 30 In Loss To Flying Dutchmen

HOLLAND, Mich.-The host Flying Dutchmen topped the Mustangs in game one of the 2010 Russ DeVette Holiday Tournament by a tally of 91-68. Junior guard Marcus Hopkins (Southfield, Mich./Southfield) netted an impressive 30 points in the loss. Hopkins’ 30-point total was good for the 11th best scoring night in Russ Devette Tournament history. However, the effort was not Hopkins’ top scoring effort of his career – and not his best…

Mustangs Pick Up 4th Win

LIVONIA, Mich.-On Saturday, the Mustangs were able to stave off a late second half comeback to put away the Phantoms of East-West University 75-70 in the consolation game at the 2010 Madonna Classic. The Mustangs made the best of an “off” performance in a game that featured a dismal 18 combined made field goals in the first half by taking a 28-24 Marygrove lead into the break. In the second…

Mustangs’ Rally Falls Short In Final Seconds

LIVONIA, Mich.-On Friday, the men’s basketball team competed in their first game after final exams at the 2010 Madonna University Classic.The two-day tournament kicked off with a 6pm neutral court NAIA battle between the Mustangs and the Cougars of Spring Arbor University. Starting off slow, the Mustangs spotted the Cougars an 11-0 lead nearly four minutes into the game. The Mustangs battled back briefly before the Cougars closed out the…

Mustangs Fall Just Short Against NAIA #3 Cornerstone

DETROIT, Mich.-The Mustangs hosted the NAIA’s #3 team in the nation Saturday afternoon before matinee crowd primed for an upset. The (3-7) Mustangs, came into the game hungry for a statement win that would establish the team has arrived and is here to stay. The Mustangs proved they were up to the challenge against the 3rd ranked Golden Eagles by taking a quick 13-5 lead five minutes into the game….

Cardinals Pull Away Late, Top Mustangs 91-76

ANN ARBOR, Mich.-The Mustangs were sent in to battle Wednesday evening with an improved Concordia Cardinal squad. Both teams looked to right the ship after coming off loses their last time out. Holding a double-digit lead in the first half, the Mustangs seemed to be in control of the matchup between the two NAIA foes. However, a late Cardinal run before the half was enough to even the score at…

Mustangs Dominate Cougars, 90-45

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-On Saturday, the Mustangs traveled to Michigan’s west side to take on the upstart Cougars of Kuyper College. The matinee matchup quickly favored the Mustangs and their superior athletic ability as the team from the Motor City held a 23-point halftime lead with a 46-23 tally on the scoreboard. Playing a well-balanced game, the Mustangs committed a season low three turnovers at the half while shooting over 50%…

Mustangs Drop Road Tilt at Wayne State

DETROIT, Mich.-The Mustangs nightmare schedule of NCAA D1 & D2 opponents is over – the Mustangs can now reflect and take away a lot from their unparalleled tough schedule to begin the season. In a 117-61 loss, few would understand that positives can be drawn from the contest. You can. The Mustangs tough schedule to open the 2010-11 season should prove to be a catalyst for success later this season….

Eagles Defense Too Much for Mustangs

YPSILANTI, Mich.-The Mustangs opened the 2010-11 campaign against familiar NCAA D1 foe, Eastern Michigan University. The Eagles, using this game as their only tune-up before heading to Michigan State, used strong defense to ice the Mustangs en route to a 100-56 win. After beginning the game trading baskets for the first six minutes, the Mustangs offense stalled behind stellar Eagle defense. The Eagles settled in on the athletic Mustangs quickly…

Talented Carlson Commits to Mustangs

DETROIT, Mich.-On Tuesday, the Mustangs landed their first of what may be three student-athletes from the greater Waterford area with the signing of Brandon Carlson. The former Waterford Kettering standout inked a 2010-11 Letter of Intent in front of 30+ supporters at Kettering’s Performing Arts Center Lobby. Carlson, a 6’5″ versatile big man, comes to Marygrove with after two successful seasons on the Captains varsity squad. Steady play landed Carlson…

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