Hilltop Views

March Madness promises upsets, bracket busters

Reporter

March 19, 2013

Filed under Sports, Sports / Basketball

It is an annual event that occurs every spring, an event that is sure to have its dramatics and will have you sitting on the edge of your seat. It has been dubbed as the Big Dance and it is the goal of every division I men’s ...

Hilltopper basketball forward transfers to Hilltop for friendship

Reporter

December 4, 2012

Filed under Sports, Sports / Basketball

It's not hard to miss Shimeek Johnson on campus: the Hilltopper basketball player stands at 6’ 7”. Despite the team’s shaky start with a 4-6 record, Johnson has had some standout games, and he is trying to help propel the t...

Basketball team posts up with eight new faces

Reporter

November 6, 2012

Filed under Sports, Sports / Basketball

As the St. Edward’s University men’s basketball team gears up for the 2012-2013 season, there is an overwhelming sense of improvement and optimism, thanks to improved team chemistry and eight new players. The players and co...

Hoop dreams spring eternal for ‘Toppers

Brian Caudill

November 14, 2011

Filed under Sports / Basketball

  Hopes are high for the St. Edward's men's basketball team this season. While the Hilltoppers finished last season with a 9-16 record, the team started this season with three straight wins. The first two wins came in exhibit...

Freshman guard sets up for season

Denae Dibrell

November 14, 2011

Filed under Sports / Basketball

Freshman Frankie Iwebunor Mgbolu's attended St. Gregory College Preparatory in Tucson, Arizona, where his basketball team won two state championships—largely due to Mgbolu's participation. Mgbolu, pronounced ‘Ma-bo-lu,' h...

NBA Owners demand bigger piece of the pie, players refuse

Brian Caudill

November 7, 2011

Filed under Sports / Basketball

When the NBA released the 2011-2012 schedule on July 19, the season was slated to start on Nov. 1. We should have seen the defending champs, the Dallas Mavericks, take on reigning MVP Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls. Dirk Nowit...

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