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Dolphins Finish On an Upswing

Sara Wicks, Guest Writer

February 4, 2015

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Win against Kennesaw St. snaps a five game losing skid

Two Tough Losses

Two Tough Losses

February 4, 2015

USC Upstate 78   JU 65 The Dolphins opened the game with an extremely cold shooting performance and continued that cold spell into the second half ...

The Unbeaten Path

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

February 4, 2015

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When looking into the past of Jacksonville University's sophomore forward Omar El Manasterly, one gets the sense that this young man has traveled a road that many college sophomores haven’t. Manasterly is unlike the average college sophomore in that he was born in Alexandria, Egypt to an Egyptian father and an American mother. He spent most of his life playing basketball...

Rattling the Rattlers

Ja'Mesha Richard, Staff Writer

January 14, 2015

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The Jacksonville University Dolphins took their first win of 2015 by beating the FAMU Rattlers 79-56 at the AL Lawson Center in Tallahassee. The win was also their first road win of the season. Junior guard Andris Misters opened the scoring for the Dolphins as they opened the game on a 9-2 run. Misters had the hot hand and played a major role ending with a career high of...

Lady Dolphins Beat UNF in a Nail-Biter

Lady Dolphins Beat UNF in a Nail-Biter

January 14, 2015

Junior captain Briona Brown sunk a layup with six-tenths of second remaining to thwart a 17-4 run by the Ospreys and give the Dolphins a 54-52 victory...

Dolphins Drop Conference Opener to Cross-Town Rival UNF

Dolphins Drop Conference Opener to Cross-Town Rival UNF

January 14, 2015

  What was recently tagged as the “River City Rumble” turned out to be more of an unfair backyard brawl between cross-town rivals that favored...

Basketball Ready for Challenge Ahead

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

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From the day that Men’s Head Basketball Coach Tony Jasick stepped onto campus in the spring of 2014, he was primed and ready for the challenge that lie ahead of him. Jasick came to Jacksonville via the University of Indiana Purdue-Fort Wayne, where he won the Hugh Durham award for coach of the year. An award that is named after JU’s very own Hugh Durham, who coached Art...

Basketball Comes to an End as JU is Ousted in the First Round

snoadmin

March 13, 2013

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Turnovers plagued the Dolphins early and often as JU fell to USC Upstate 76-62 in the first round of the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament. JU (14-17, 9-9 A-Sun) turned the ball over 16 times resulting in 26 points for the Spartans (15-16, 9-9 A-Sun). “The turnovers we’re very uncharacteristic of our team and it hurt us,” JU head coach Cliff Warren said. “They were...

JU Drops Final Two Games Leading Into Tournament Play

snoadmin

March 6, 2013

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Gearing up for their Atlantic Sun tournament appearances, the men’s basketball teams hit the road to close out their regular season. The men’s squad headed to Lipscomb to try and end the season on a high-note. Despite a career-high 26 points from Jarvis Haywood, the Dolphins fell to the Bisons 77-73 in Allen Arena. “[Haywood] did a good job of attacking the basket especially...

Dolphins sweep UNF, Lock Up Trip to A-Sun Tournament

snoadmin

February 20, 2013

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This past Friday, the Jacksonville University men's basketball team took on the cross town-rival University of North Florida Ospreys in the second match-up of the 2012-2013 season. The Dolphins (13-14, 8-6) went on to defeat UNF (10-17, 5-9) 70-68 and in doing so, locked up a spot in this year’s Atlantic Sun conference tournament. This is the sixth time in the last seven years tha...

Dolphins Lose Both on Roadtrip, Prepare for UNF

snoadmin

February 12, 2013

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The Jacksonville University men’s basketball team hit the road for a two-game swing against Mercer and Kennesaw State. The Dolphins (12-14, 7-6) opened the road trip in Macon. Ga., to take on the Mercer Bears (15-9, 8-3) at Hawkins Arena. After a long, hard-fought game that saw the Dolphins come back from a double-digit deficit and forced overtime, JU fell on a late three-pointer...

Women's Basketball Shows Improvement on the Road

snoadmin

February 12, 2013

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The Lady Dolphin’s basketball team (7-17, 3-10) fought hard in both games this weekend with hopes of breaking their losing streak. While they showed great improvement in shaking their first half struggles, they were still bested by both Kennesaw State and Mercer. The Dolphins started their two game road trip in Kennesaw, Ga., to take on the Owls. The Dolphins started the...

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