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Shepherd Men’s Basketball Hangs on to Beat Urbana

January 15, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Seasons, Sports, Winter

The Rams won their third straight contest, winning a road match up against the Blue Knights of Urbana University. Much like they have in recent games, the Rams offense carried them early and often against the Blue Knights. Outscoring the Blue Knights 41-28 in the first half, it was clear the Rams... Read more »

Shepherd Women’s Basketball Gets Off to Hot Start, Hangs on to Beat Urbana

January 14, 2017
Filed under Seasons, Sports, Winter, Women's Basketball

The Rams (6-11, 3-6 MEC) defeated the Blue Knights of Urbana University 81-66 in a Saturday afternoon road match up. Getting off to a quick start was key in the Rams' victory. Through the first half of play, the Rams led 48-29. Making over half their shots in the first half (19-of-35) set the tone... Read more »

Shepherd Women’s Basketball Struggles to Find Offense Against University of Charleston

Shepherd Women’s Basketball Struggles to Find Offense Against University of Charleston

January 11, 2017
Filed under Seasons, Sports, Winter, Women's Basketball

The Rams (5-11, 2-6 MEC) fell at home Tuesday evening to the Golden Eagles of the University of Charleston (5-9, 3-4 MEC) by a score of 69-53. Getting off to a slow start did not help the Rams. They were outscored 24-8 in the first quarter by the Golden Eagles, falling behind early. While they came... Read more »

Shepherd Men’s Basketball Puts the Heat On Charleston

Shepherd Men’s Basketball Puts the Heat On Charleston

January 11, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Seasons, Sports, Winter

In what was a efficient offensive display, the Rams (8-6, 5-3 MEC) knocked off the Golden Eagles of the University of Charleston 102-74 Tuesday evening in the Butcher Center. While the Golden Eagles were able to put up respectable numbers offensively, they simply did not have enough gas in the tank... Read more »

Shepherd Women’s Basketball Wins In Shootout Against West Virginia State

January 9, 2017
Filed under Seasons, Sports, Winter, Women's Basketball

The Rams (5-10, 2-5 MEC) defeated the Yellow Jackets of West Virginia State University 87-78 Sunday afternoon at home in the Butcher Center. After being outscored 24-17 in the first quarter, the Rams heated up and went on a 49-26 run over the second and third quarters to build a commanding lead over... Read more »

Shepherd Men’s Basketball Dominates West Virginia State University

January 9, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Seasons, Sports, Winter

In what was an explosive offensive performance, the Rams defeated the Yellow Jackets of West Virginia State University 106-61 Sunday afternoon at the Butcher Center. The Rams were lethal in their offensive execution, whether it was from three-point territory or inside the paint. Making 16 three-pointers... Read more »

Shepherd Men’s Basketball Unable to Keep Pace With UVa-Wise

January 6, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Seasons, Sports, Winter

The Rams (6-6, 3-3 MEC) suffered a 78-69 road loss to the Cavaliers (3-9, 1-5 MEC) of UVa-Wise Thursday afternoon. In the first half of play, the Rams kept great pace with the Cavaliers. Leading 36-35 at the break, the Rams were looking to leave right off where they left off with their high-scoring... Read more »

Shepherd Women’s Basketball Suffers Road Loss to UVa-Wise

January 5, 2017
Filed under Seasons, Sports, Winter, Women's Basketball

The Rams (4-10, 1-5 MEC) fell to the Cavaliers of UVa-Wise (10-4, 5-1 MEC) on the road Thursday afternoon by the score of 81-42. In the first quarter, both sides could not seem to find the bottom of the basket. The Cavaliers led 8-6. Clearly both teams were having great difficulty generating anything... Read more »

Shepherd Women’s Basketball Loses Close Contest to Concord

January 4, 2017
Filed under Seasons, Sports, Winter, Women's Basketball

The Rams (4-9, 1-4 MEC) fell to the Roars (2-7, 1-4 MEC) of Concord University by the score of  72-69 Tuesday night in Athens, West Virginia. After a first half in which both sides struggled to find a rhythm offensively, the offenses started clicking in the second half. The Rams made half of their... Read more »

Offense Shines Brightly in Shepherd Men’s Basketball Victory Over Concord University

January 4, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Seasons, Sports, Winter

In what was a dazzling display offensively, the Rams (6-5, 3-2 MEC) took down the Roars (5-6, 1-3 MEC) of Concord University in Athens, West Virginia, Tuesday night by the score of 87-74. To say the Rams' offense was potent was an understatement in this contest. In what proved to be a shootout, the... Read more »

After Slow Start, Shepherd Men’s Basketball Finds Groove Against Lincoln University

December 31, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Seasons, Sports, Winter

The Rams (5-5) got back to .500 on the season after defeating the Lincolon University Lions (2-10) 60-50 Friday night in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Both teams could not seem to find the bottom of the basket in the first half of this contest. The Rams and Lions both made a respectable four three-pointers,... Read more »

Shepherd Women’s Basketball Comeback Attempt Falls Short Against Virginia State

December 31, 2016
Filed under Seasons, Sports, Winter, Women, Women's Basketball

The Rams fell to the Trojans of Virginia State Friday night by a score of 72-67. After a slow start to the second half, the Rams (4-8) mounted a comeback with their three-point shooting, but ultimately came up short against the Trojans (10-2). Thanks in large part to their unusually large display... Read more »

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