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Men’s Basketball Rolls To Win Over Trine in First Round MIAA Tournament Game

Thursday, February 26, 2009

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By Chaz Amidon

GRAND RAPIDS – Danny Rodts and Matt Veltema anchored a white-hot Calvin perimeter, and the Knights cruised to an 89-54 victory over the visiting Thunder in the first round of the MIAA Tournament Wednesday night inside the Van Noord Arena.

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Men’s Basketball Upset By Kalamazoo in MIAA Regular Season Finale

Saturday, February 21, 2009

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By Bruce Van Baren

KALAMAZOO – Kalamazoo upset Calvin 68-66 in the regular season finale Saturday at Anderson Athletic Center. The Hornets snapped Calvin’s eight game winning streak and gave the Knights just their second loss in the MIAA.

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Men’s Basketball Claims Outright MIAA Title With Win Over Albion

Thursday, February 19, 2009

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By Chaz Amidon

GRAND RAPIDS – Coach Kevin Vande Streek now has two milestone wins against Albion this season.

After edging the Britons to become Calvin’s all-time winningest coach back on Jan. 24, Vande Streek notched his sixth MIAA regular season title as the Knights squeezed past Albion 67-62 on Wednesday.

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Men’s Basketball Clinches Share of MIAA Title With Win at Olivet

Saturday, February 14, 2009

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By Bruce Van Baren

OLIVET – Calvin avenged its only loss of the conference schedule with a 72-61 win Saturday at Olivet’s Cutler Events Center.

The Knights (16-6, 11-1 MIAA) clinched a share of their first MIAA championship since 2006. Calvin also secured the top-seed for the MIAA tournament.

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Veldhouse Adds Another Chapter To Calvin-Hope Rivalry

Thursday, February 12, 2009

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By Bruce Van Baren

Caleb Veldhouse watched the video clip of his three-pointer to beat Hope on the big screen along with the 4,632 fans that packed VanNoord Arena Wednesday night.

It played along with some of the biggest moments in Calvin men’s basketball history just seconds before tip off of the 171st edition of “The Rivalry.”

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Layup in Closing Seconds Gives Calvin Dramatic Win Over Hope

Thursday, February 12, 2009

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By Chaz Amidon

GRAND RAPIDS – Three seasons ago, with a Hope defender glued to his hip, Caleb Veldhouse dialed in a buzzer-beating 3 to give the Knights a historic win over their archrivals at the old Calvin Fieldhouse.

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First Calvin/Hope Men’s Basketball Game Inside VanNoord Arena To Tip Off Wednesday Night

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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The Calvin-Hope men’s basketball game is set for a 7:30 p.m. tip time on Wednesday night. The game will mark the 171st meeting between the two rivals in men’s basketball and will also feature the first meeting between the two schools inside the Van Noord Arena. The game will feature a live West Michigan telecast by WGVU TV 35/52.

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Calvin Basketball Players Receive MIAA Player of the Week Honors

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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Calvin College juniors John Mantel and Brook Van Eck have received MIAA Player of the Week honors. Mantel has been named MIAA Player of the Week in men’s basketball for the third time this year while Van Eck has been named MIAA Player of the Week in women’s basketball for the second time this season.

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Men’s Basketball Holds On to First Place With Hard-Fought Win Over Adrian

Saturday, February 07, 2009

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By Bruce Van Baren (Calvin Sports Information Student Assistant)

Calvin held the MIAA’s second leading scorer, Adrian’s Desmond Young, scoreless as the Knights survived a defensive slugfest with Adrian 63-59 Saturday at VanNoord Arena to hold on to first place in the MIAA.

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Mens Basketball Takes Sole Possession of First Place in MIAA Standings With Win Over Alma

Thursday, February 05, 2009

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ALMA—The Calvin men’s basketball fought off an upset bid from the Alma Scots Wednesday night inside the Cappaert Gymnasium to move into sole possession of first place in the MIAA standings.

Calvin (13-6 overall) came from behind to defeat Alma 66-55 to improve to 8-1 in the MIAA, one game ahead of second place Hope which dropped to 7-2 in league play with a 70-68 loss at Albion on Wednesday.

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