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Army men’s basketball: Schedule opens at Oregon

By Ken McMillan Times Herald-Record WEST POINT – Jimmy Allen will make his debut as Army’s men’s basketball coach against one of the toughest foes the Black Knights have ever faced. Allen and his revamped lineup will open the 2016-17 season on Nov. 11 at the University of Oregon, the defending Pac-12 Conference champion and [...]

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College softball action heating up

College softball is headed into second week of playoff action, with three local programs still playing. Mount Saint Mary follows up its win in the Skyline Conference tourney with its second appearance in the NCAA Division III championships. The Knights are headed to Ithaca for a four-team, double-elimination regional. The Mount opens with host Ithaca [...]

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Army’s Minato excited for tonight’s ESPN 3-point contest

By Ken McMillan Times Herald-Record Army’s Kelsey Minato didn’t travel all the way to Texas just to participate in a college 3-point shooting contest. She wants to win. “I am really competitive,’’ Minato said Wednesday night. “There are a lot of good shooters there for the girls. It will be tough but I think if [...]

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Spiker sad to leave Army, excited for opportunity at Drexel

By Ken McMillan Times Herald-Record WEST POINT – As a young, up-and-coming head basketball coach, Zach Spiker has been lured in the past with offers to leave his job at Army but nothing compares to his next assignment. On Friday morning Spiker will be announced as the new coach at Drexel University, which plays in [...]

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Men’s basketball: College Insider Tournament schedule

The College Insider Tournament was announced late Sunday night, and it appears to be missing three matchups (maybe still to come) out of the 16 first-round contests. Army will face New Jersey Tech on Wednesday in its first postseason appearance since 1978. The CIT follows the old NIT system by doing away with a bracket [...]

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Men’s basketball: Army to play at NJ Tech Wednesday

Army’s first foray into the national postseason since 1978 will take the Black Knights to Newark, N.J. on Wednesday, March 16, to face New Jersey Institute of Technology in a first-round game of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, go to NJITtix.com. New Jersey Tech (17-4), of the Atlantic [...]

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Army women’s basketball semifinal preview vs. Lehigh

What: Patriot League semifinals Who: No. 4 Lehigh Mountain Hawkws (18-12, 10-8 PL) vs. No. 1 Army Black Knights (27-2, 17-1 PL) When: 5 p.m. today Where: Christl Arena, West Point (5,043, plenty of good seats available) Internet: PatriotLeague.tv Radio: WBNR (1260-AM), WLNA (1420-AM); Sirius 119, XM 203 How to follow: On Twitter, use hashtag [...]

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Breaking news: Army men’s basketball to play in postseason

By Ken McMillan Times Herald-Record WEST POINT – Zach Spiker could hardly contain his excitement, listening to the words that people associated with Army men’s basketball have longed to hear. “On behalf of the College Insiders Tournament, we would love to invite Army basketball into this year’s CIT and bring postseason basketball back to West [...]

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Kevin Ferguson has spurred Army basketball’s latest run

By Ken McMillan Times Herald-Record WEST POINT – Army senior center Kevin Ferguson has been more surprised with his production of late than his coach, Zach Spiker. Ferguson produced seven double-double stat efforts in a row and was just two rebounds shy of an eighth in Saturday’s loss to Lehigh. “Truthfully, we’ve known what he’s [...]

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Army baseball preview

By Ken McMillan Times Herald-Record WEST POINT – Necessity has brought about a whirlwind of change for the Army baseball team. A season-ending hand injury to catcher Ben Smith and a handful of significant graduation losses prompted third-year head coach Matt Reid to open up competition for just about every job headed into fall practice. [...]

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    Ken McMillan has been covering sports since he got his first writing job in 1979. He has covered Section 9 athletics for the past 34 years. He reports on college sports, including Army and Marist College. He also writes on TV/radio sports news, ... Read Full
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