All posts tagged "Deng Adel"

  • Men’s basketball defeats St. Francis in drowsy atmosphere

    By Dalton Ray — Led by junior Ray Spalding’s 19 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks, No. 19 men’s basketball defeated St. Francis 84-72. Spalding exited the second half with an ankle injury, but isn’t expected to...

    • Posted November 24, 2017
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  • Strong second half pushes men’s basketball past SIU

    By Weston Payne — Nineteenth-ranked men’s basketball defeaed Southern Illinois 84-42 with 55 points coming in the second half. The Cardinals shot 31 percent in the first half, leading to a 28-19 halftime lead. Acting coach David...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball holds off Omaha 87-78

    By Conner Farrell– The men’s basketball team held off the Omaha Mavericks 87-78 in a fast paced run-n-gun match-up. “We played 20 minutes of darn good basketball and we played 20 minutes of embarrassing basketball,” acting head...

    • Posted November 17, 2017
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  • Deng Adel: From second option to top dog

    By Conner Farrell and Dalton Ray — With the loss of leading scorer Donovan Mitchell, men’s basketball must replace its top scorer. Not only was Mitchell the leading scorer, but the ball went through his hands every...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball beats Bellarmine 72-57

    By Taylor Webster — In their final exhibition game, men’s basketball beat the Bellarmine Knights 72-57. “I wouldn’t be shocked if that team won the (Division II) national championship,” interim head coach David Padgett said about the...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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  • Men’s and women’s basketball kick off the season in top 20

    By Dalton Ray — Living in the top 25 for the past five years, men’s and women’s basketball will start the 2017-18 season ranked once again. The men begin the season at No. 16 in the AP...

    • Posted November 4, 2017
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  • Three takeaways from men’s basketball’s second intrasquad scrimmage

    By Micah Brown — As the White team defeated the Red team 96-64, fans had the opportunity to see a preview of men’s basketball’s starting five this season. The White team, composed of Ray Spalding, Deng Adel,...

    • Posted October 28, 2017
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  • Mahmoud, Snider, Adel named 2017-18 captains

    By Conner Farrell– Men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino held a press conference Thursday in which he discussed the progress of the team during this off-season. Coach also detailed the 2017-18 regular season schedule. Along with the schedule...

    • Posted September 9, 2017
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  • Takeaways from Rick Pitino’s conference on Adel’s return

    By Dalton Ray– The men’s basketball program received great news when Deng Adel announced he will return for his junior season. The wing is expected to step into the star role on next season’s team, averaging 12.1...

    • Posted May 23, 2017
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  • Deng Adel will return for junior season

    By Dalton Ray– Basketball’s Dang Adel announced he will withdraw his name from the 2017 NBA Draft. The junior-to-be averaged 12.1 points and 4.5 rebounds last season. Adel’s return is huge for U of L, as the...

    • Posted May 23, 2017
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