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Newberry Commits to Mustangs

DETROIT, MI–The Mustangs gained valuable size on Thursday when they signed their second student-athlete of the day. Rochester High School big man Keith Newberry inked a letter of intent after being heavily recruited by the Mustangs for months. Newberry, a 6’7″ forward/center, caught the attention of the coaching staff after high recommendation from his high school assistant coach Andrew Topie. After that, the Mustangs needed only one look at the…

Mustangs take home fifth place, 71-68

UNIONTOWN, PA-A gigantic first half comeback was the catalyst for a 71-68 victory in the fifth place game at the 2010 USCAA National Championships. The Mustangs (down 23-8 early) used a 27-to-9 run to close the first half and eventually take home their tenth victory of the season. A stymied Eagles squad only managed three field goals in the final 11:30 to play in the first half to allow the…

McKinney’s near triple-double lifts Mustangs

UNIONTOWN, PA-Coach Donahue and the Mustangs will live to play another day at the 2010 Men’s Division I USCAA National Championship Tournament. The team will now play tomorrow at 2pm for fifth place (lost fifth place game in 2009). A 77-72 victory over the Eagles of Robert Morris-Springfield earned the return trip to the fifth place game. Junior forward Justin McKinney (Detroit, Mich./Mumford) came up one assist shy of a…

Tornadoes top Mustangs in USCAA Quarterfinals

UNIONTOWN, PA-A familiar foe at a familiar time awaited the Mustangs in the opening round (Quarterfinals) of the 2010 Men’s Division I USCAA National Championship Tournament. Unfortunately, a familiar outcome was in order as the Tornadoes topped the Mustangs for the second straight year at the USCAA National Championships, 88-53. The game nearly matched a 70-47 loss in the quarterfinals of the 2009 USCAA National Tournament. The Tornadoes eventually went…

Déjà Vu

DENVER, CO-On Saturday, the Mustangs led by as many as 12 over host and #1 Johnson & Wales University. The Mustang lead lasted nearly wire-to-wire before the Wildcats stole the game in the final minute winning, 64-60. With the loss the Mustangs’ NAIA National Championship Tournament hopes were dashed. A familiar scene played out in Denver as the Mustangs lost another double-digit lead. This time, however, the Mustangs held the…

Mile High Playoff Preview – Live Audio

DENVER, CO-The Mustangs take flight tomorrow to Denver, CO for the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Conference Tournament. The conference championship will play host to four teams with the winner earning an automatic bid to the NAIA National Tournament. Marcus Hopkins (Southfield, Mich./Southfield) and his 14.7ppg average will lead the #4 Mustangs into Denver for a semi-final showdown against host and #1 seed Johnson & Wales University Wildcats. He will…

Armstrong is Marygrove Bound

DETROIT, MI–Already being tabbed as the best recruiting class in program history, the Mustang men added two more faces on Thursday. The first to commit was Academy of Oak Park standout Justin Armstrong. Armstrong comes to Marygrove after a celebrated career as a Ram at the Academy of Oak Park. The 6’4″ versatile forward was second on his team in scoring and helped lead the Rams to a district championship…

Mustangs end regular season with loss

DETROIT, Mich.-On Saturday, the Mustangs’ final regular season game marked a rivalry showdown against Rochester College. The matinee match-up started off well, but quickly went south as the Mustangs found it difficult to hit a shot to end the first half. The visiting Warriors capitalized on Mustang hard times en route to an 80-61 win. Eric Johnson (Southfield, Mich./Lathrup) paced the Mustangs with 19 points. He was followed by Keontay…

Mustangs Complete Season Sweep of Redhawks

GARY, Ind.-The Mustangs boarded the bus for a Saturday trip to Gary (IN) to take on NAIA and USCAA rival, Indiana University Northwest. A strong performance was needed in order for the Mustangs to impress the (USCAA) pollsters as the race towards the national championship tournament heats up. The game wasn’t always on cruise control like last months 48-point (116-68) victory. A slow start, combined with a white-hot Redhawk performance,…

Mustangs Add Reyes from Cesar Chavez

DETROIT, MI–Men’s basketball continued their best offseason in program history on Tuesday when they welcomed another local talent to Marygrove. Justin Reyes, a 2008 Cesar Chavez graduate, signed a letter of intent to join the men cagers for the upcoming season. Reyes, a 6’3″ versatile combo guard, is a four-year starter that possesses the ball handling skills of a point guard and the range of a shooting guard. Over the…

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