Commonwealth College Sports

BELLARMINE BASKETBALL | Knights Getting Ready for NCAA Div. II Midwest Regional

03/06/2018 04:58 PM

The Bellarmine men’s basketball team has already found a lot of success this season. The Knights (28-2, 16-2) not only won the Great Lakes Valley Conference regular season title, but they also won the GLVC Tournament championship. BU is looking for more success though in the coming weeks. The Knights learned this past weekend that they are the No. 2 seed in the upcoming NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional. They will face Truman St. (20-10, 13-5) on Saturday at 2:30... Read more 

NCAA BASKETBALL | March Madness Update

03/05/2018 05:47 PM

Plenty of Bluegrass men’s Division I college basketball teams are either preparing for postseason play or have already started postseason play. Here is what’s next for some of those teams: Kentucky Wildcats – The Wildcats are getting ready to play in this week’s SEC Tournament in St. Louis, Mo. UK is the No. 4-seeded team in the bracket and will play either No. 5-seeded Missouri, No. 12-seeded Georgia or No. 13-seeded Vanderbilt in the quarterfinal round on Friday at 3 p.m. ET. Louisville... Read more 

BELLARMINE BASKETBALL | Multiple Knights Earn GLVC Honors

02/27/2018 05:57 PM

Six Bellarmine Knights earned postseason honors from the Great Lakes Valley Conference on Tuesday. BU Head Coach Scott Davenport was named GLVC Coach of the Year for the fourth time in his career. Meanwhile, Jarek Coles was named GLVC Defensive Player of the Year, becoming the third straight Knight to take home that honor. Others who earned recognition from the conference include: Adam Eberhard – First Team All-GLVC Brent Bach – First Team All-GLVC Parker Chitty – GLVC All-Defensive Team CJ Fleming – GLVC All-Freshman... Read more 

BELLARMINE BASKETBALL | Knights Preparing for Senior Night

02/21/2018 07:00 PM

The Bellarmine men’s basketball team is riding a seven-game winning streak heading into Thursday night’s home finale against the University of Indianapolis. The Knights (24-2, 15-2) have not lost since Jan. 25, when they fell to the Greyhounds (17-7, 11-5) by the final score of 76-68. BU will have a chance to get revenge on the Greyhounds Thursday at 8 p.m. ET inside Knights Hall. It will also be an important game for Bellarmine since it is the program’s Senior Night. Spectrum News’ Andrew... Read more 

SPALDING UNIVERSITY | Building Renamed In Honor Of Muhammad Ali

01/17/2018 10:30 AM

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 would have marked Muhammad Ali’s 76th birthday. In the spirit of celebrating the Champ on his birthday, Spalding University announced they have officially renamed their athletic and athletics building back to Columbia Gym. In 1954 in Columbia Gym on Spalding’s campus, a young Cassius Clay learned the sport of boxing. Spalding President Tori Murden McClure said in 2016 that the board of trustees planned to change the name of the building at 824 S. Fourth Street from the Spalding... Read more 

BELLARMINE BASKETBALL | Davenport One Win Away from 300th Win at BU

01/05/2018 03:37 PM

Bellarmine men’s basketball head coach Scott Davenport is closing in on a milestone. Davenport is only one win away from getting his 300th career win as BU’s head coach. “This is not about me,” said Davenport. “I said it would take everybody and it does take everybody.” He will have that chance to reach that marker on Saturday when his Knights (12-0, 3-0) take on William Jewell College (13-1, 3-1) in Liberty, Mo. Tip-off is set for 4:15 p.m. ET. The Knights are coming... Read more 

BELLARMINE BASKETBALL | No. 3 Knights Ready for First Game Since "Winter Break"

12/29/2017 08:34 PM

The Bellarmine Knights basketball team is getting ready for its first game in over a month. The No. 3 Knights (10-0) host Martin Methodist College (TN) on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET inside Knights Hall. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with BU head coach Scott Davenport on Thursday and asked him how the team’s “winter break” went: Should Bellarmine win on Saturday, it would be the program’s 50th straight win inside Knights Hall.  Read more 

NCAA FOOTBALL | Rick Neuheisel Previews Upcoming Bowl Games

12/13/2017 02:40 PM

Former Colorado, Washington and UCLA head coach Rick Neuheisel joined Sports Night on Wednesday. While on the show, Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff asked Neuheisel about a variety of college football topics, including UofL quarterback Lamar Jackson. Chernoff’s first question was whether or not Neuheisel thought that Jackson should have finished third in this past weekend’s Heisman vote: Neuheisel also talked about the job UK football head coach Mark Stoops is doing, as the Wildcats are getting ready to play in their second... Read more 

UPike BASKETBALL | Coach Kelly Wells And His Daily Battle For His Health

12/06/2017 07:28 PM

Kelly Wells is in his 12th season as the Head Coach of the University of Pikeville Men’s Basketball Team. He has had ten 20-win seasons in the last 11 years, including a 28-8 run last season where they advanced to the quarter-finals in the NAIA tournament. ‚ÄúSometimes you pick your team up and sometimes your team picks you up and I rely on them sometimes to have to pick me up a little bit,” Wells explained. For Wells, basketball has meant everything... Read more 

NCAA FOOTBALL | Big Weekend for Bowl Game Decisions

12/01/2017 03:21 PM

This weekend is “Championship Week” for college football teams, one last chance for the best teams in the nation to prove they deserve to be in the College Football Playoff. Heading into this weekend, the top six in the CFB Playoff rankings look like this: 1. Clemson (11-1) 2. Auburn (10-2) 3. Oklahoma (11-1) 4. Wisconsin (12-0) 5. Alabama (11-1) 6. Georgia (11-1) Of course, only the top four teams in the rankings make it to the CFB Playoff. ESPN 680’s Lachlan McLean joined Sports Night on Friday... Read more 

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