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Roosevelt Roundup: Making History

Roosevelt Roundup: Making History

Getting revenge is sweet. Getting revenge twice in a matter of three days is even sweeter. And it’s exactly what the Roosevelt Lakers men’s basketball team got when they defeated both Indiana University- South Bend (Titans) and Olivet Nazarene University (Tigers) in the first two rounds of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament (CCAC) that […]

Roosevelt Roundup: Lakers struggles continue

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Roosevelt Roundup: Lakers struggles continue

After getting off to a great start to its 2013-14 campaign with an 11-3 mark, the Roosevelt University men’s basketball team has been mired in a recent slump, dropping six of its last seven contests. And as the losses have begun to pile up, so have the injuries. For the past several weeks, the Roosevelt […]

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Roosevelt Roundup: Lakers head into break with 11-3 mark

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Roosevelt Roundup: Lakers head into break with 11-3 mark

Santa better make sure that he packs a big bag of whistles on his sleigh this year because the referees who officiated the Roosevelt/Saint Xavier University men’s basketball game Thursday (Dec. 19th) night, wore theirs out. Seeking its first ‘signature’ win of the year against a ranked opponent, Roosevelt (Lakers) spent the majority of the […]

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Roosevelt Roundup: Back to the Drawing Board

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Roosevelt Roundup: Back to the Drawing Board

The Roosevelt University men’s basketball team was served a helping of humble pie last week. After starting the season on a school- record 9-1 tear, the team’s ‘easy’ part of the schedule was winding down and a much tougher schedule was on the horizon. A showdown with defending NAIA Division II National Champion, Cardinal Stritch […]

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Roosevelt Roundup: Lakers Get Back on Track

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Roosevelt Roundup: Lakers Get Back on Track

When someone knocks you down, the best thing to do is get right back up. The same sentiment can be said in sports. After suffering the first loss of the season Nov. 30, in a 90-86 overtime defeat to Saint Ambrose (Davenport, IA), the Roosevelt University men’s basketball team had little time to lick its […]

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The Roosevelt Roundup: Week Turns Sour

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The Roosevelt Roundup: Week Turns Sour

Last week started out no differently than any other had this season for the Roosevelt University Men’s Basketball team. The Lakers thumped yet another opponent, Trinity Christian College, on Tuesday night in Palos Heights, Ill. by a score of 85-75 to remain unbeaten on the year. With the win, the Lakers improved to 7-0, good […]

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The Perfect Storm Builds at Roosevelt

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The Perfect Storm Builds at Roosevelt

One of the best kept secrets in Men’s College Basketball in the Windy City may not be much of a secret any longer. No, I’m not talking about Northwestern or Chicago State. They have all lost games this season. The real story resides with a downtown school that has gone virtually unspoken in the world […]

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