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Men's Basketball Nets Two in a Row

Adam Rutkowsky

January 25, 2012

The JU Dolphins men’s basketball team (4-15, 2-6 Atlantic Sun Conference) won their second game in a row after a defensive battle. The Fins held the lead for much of the half, going ahead 30-20 at half-time January 21 vs. Kennesaw State.  JU returned to play a solid second half leading by as much as 22 points and winning with a final score of 66-50, making this their secon...

Dreams Torn Apart with ACL Injury

January 24, 2012

Imagine a car going 110 miles per hour and then suddenly crashing. That’s how my ACL injury can be thought of. My basketball momentum was full speed, and I was read...

Black Friday For Fins Combined Stories

November 29, 2011

Senior guard Crystal Bell had a double-double on Saturday Nov. 19, but the Jacksonville University women’s basketball team came up short during their second performa...

Men’s Basketball Drops Defensive Struggle to FSU

Adam Rutkowsky

November 15, 2011

JU sophomore guard Keith McDougald, a Bishop Kenny High School graduate, scored a game-high 21 points and added seven rebounds. His effort was not enough as the Dolphins dropped a defensive battle, 79-67, to host Florida State Seminoles in the opening game of the season for both teams. The Dolphins started slowly, missing twice as many shots as they made in the first half. ...

Women’s Basketball suffers Two Straight Losses

Adam Rutkowsky

November 15, 2011

After sustaining a loss in the season opener against Florida International University by a score of 63-37, JU's Women's Basketball team looked to rebound this past Monday night in Swisher Gymnasium against cross-state rival Florida A&M University. In the first half both teams went on mini-runs that kept the game very close. After two fast break buckets to end the half by...

Womens Basketball

George Wahl II

November 9, 2011

The JU Womens Basketball team tipped-off against USC-Aiken in an exhibition game this past Saturday at the Swisher Gym. In the first half of the game, JU jumped out on the Pacers fast going on an early 8-1 run. The Lady Fins had to fend off a late push before half to take a 32-20 lead into halftime. The Dolphins, who were led by three players who scored 10 points apiece, played...

2011-12 Men’s Basketball Team Season Preview

November 9, 2011

With a rare blend of youth and experience, the Jacksonville University Men’s Basketball team looks to return to championship form as the 2011-12 season ushers in NCAA Di...

JU Sportsmanship, Does It Exist?

Cha Thorpe

September 27, 2011

Competitive rivalry is what largely fuels enthusiasm for college and university sports, but how often is it seen where there is rivalry among athletic teams for the same university? The question becomes whether or not there is sportsmanship among athletes and if it is displayed on campus. Rooted in tradition, Jacksonville University’s athletic division has grown and gained...

Artis Gilmore Selected For Basketball Hall of Fame

April 13, 2011

The most storied athlete in Jacksonville University history, Artis Gilmore, has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Gilmore’s...

JU Men’s Basketball Struggles as Regular Season Comes To End

The Navigator

March 2, 2011

The Jacksonville University Men’s Basketball team lost two straight games last week to end the regular season. The losing streak began after a clutch play by Florida Gulf Coast University Guard Christophe Varidel’s who had a buzzer beating 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds remaining which gave them a 56-55 win over the Dolphins Thursday February 24. In that game, the Eagles ...

JU Women’s Basketball Falls To Stetson

The Navigator

March 2, 2011

The Jacksonville University Women’s Basketball Team rounded out the end of the regular season with a two-game losing streak by falling to Stetson Saturday Feb. 26. The 17-12 Hatters, 13-7 in conference play, started running fast and seemed to never ease off the gas as they received help from Guard Tierra Brown who had made three of her four 3-pointers in the first half. S...

Jacksonville Mens Basketball Win Again, and Again

The Navigator

February 22, 2011

The Jacksonville University Men’s Basketball team extended their win streak to three after clutch play down the stretch against Mercer Sunday, Feb. 20. The streak began after annihilating Kennesaw State 75-60. Ayron Hardy led the scoring this game with 15 points, eight rebounds and three assists. Contribution came in variety as three dolphins scored in double figures, giving...

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