• Bassett-Smith ready to leave her mark on App State basketball

    Athleticism has never been a problem for the Bassett-Smith family. Since App State women’s basketball senior forward Ashley Bassett-Smith was just a kid, she grew up in a household where playing sports was the norm, no matter what sport. Raised in Ohio, Bassett-Smith’s father, James, played professional rugby in...
  • Next man up mentality

    The next-man-up mentality has been key this season for App State men’s basketball redshirt junior Craig Hinton. When freshman guard Kelvin Robinson suffered an injury in early January, Hinton had an opportunity to step in and help fill the void left by Robinson. Playing in his first eligible season...
  • App State announces three-game football series with UNC

    App State football announced another big matchup against an in-state school just a month after announcing a series with East Carolina. Appalachian State agreed on Monday to a three-game football series with North Carolina Chapel Hill that is set to begin on Sept. 21, 2019 at Kenan Stadium. The...
  • Mountaineers end five game losing streak to Georgia Southern

    The last time Georgia Southern came to Boone, a four-point play, game winning shot by the Eagles with 0.8 seconds remaining to win 101-100 gave App State men’s basketball a heartbreaking defeat. On Monday, the Mountaineers (8-16, 3-10 Sun Belt) ended a five-game losing streak to the Eagles (16-10,...
  • Mountaineers pick up thrilling win over Panthers on eventful day

    For the third straight year, App State (7-16, 2-10 Sun Belt) men’s basketball did not allow the first place Georgia State Panthers (16-8, 9-3 Sun Belt) to walk away with a victory in Boone. In a thrilling 77-72 victory, the Mountaineers hit 14 3-pointers to pick up only their...
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  • Right on Q

    A whole new look was expected for the App State women’s basketball team entering the 2016-17 season as they were just a year removed from bringing on four transfers to the team. Three of the transfers were prepping to play in their first eligible season for the Mountaineers. Head coach...
  • Tale of two halves

    A lack of scoring options haunted App State men’s basketball on Saturday as they lost 83-67 to UT-Arlington (16-5, 6-2 Sun Belt) for the second time this season. App State (6-13,1-7 Sun Belt) came out of the gate shooting great, hitting a majority of their shots early before cooling...
  • Second quarter woes leads to loss

    Two days removed from what head coach Angel Elderkin called a “bizarre” shooting game where the App State women’s basketball team shot 19.6 percent from the field, the Mountaineers started off hot against the UT Arlington Mavericks, shooting 70 percent in the first quarter. After that, the Mountaineers (8-12,...
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