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  • Mountaineers ready for first tournament

    Appalachian State men’s basketball will make their Sun Belt Conference tournament debut on March 8 at 7 p.m. in New Orleans against Troy, who is the sixth seed in the tournament. “For our young team, it’s exciting to participate in the Sun Belt Tournament.” head coach Jim Fox said...
  • Good contributions

    Freshman point guard Patrick Good has given App State men’s basketball a much-needed lift off the bench this season. With his addition on the team, he has contributed a steady scoring option. In just his second college game, Good provided an immediate spark by scoring 21 points, which were...
  • Disappointing ending to Mountaineers senior night

    Appalachian State women’s basketball’s senior night blew a 19-point lead against Coastal Carolina on Saturday in their final regular season game before heading into the Sun Belt tournament next week. The Mountaineers (11-18, 6-12 Sun Belt) used the emotions of senior night to jump out to a 7-0 run...
  • 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...
  • Senior trio’s spark of energy

    This year, the App State women’s basketball team has been carried by great plays from their most experienced players. In a year in which the team has looked for leaders, the senior class has provided the spark to do just that. The Mountaineers have had to deal with different...
  • 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...
  • Losses continue to build for Mountaineers

    Game One against UL Monroe: Saturday, February 25 at 3:30 p.m. Entering halftime in the lead in three of their past four games, starting out strongly has not been a problem for the Mountaineers. Once again, however, a poor second half defensive performance spoiled yet another solid first half,...
  • Up and down weekend for women’s basketball finishes in win

      Game One against Louisiana: Thursday, February 23 at 7 p.m. Appalachian State Women’s basketball fell to Louisiana 68-58 on Thursday. The Mountaineers (10-17, 5-11 Sun Belt) had a hard time finding buckets in the first two quarters, ending the first quarter shooting only two of 14 from the...
  • Hampton excels in college transition

    Armani Hampton never intended to play basketball. Hampton was planning on just sticking with cheerleading, until she attended her first basketball practice. “I actually started in the sixth grade. I was a cheerleader prior to , but somehow I went to a practice with my best friend,”...
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