2006-07 UCCS Men's Basketball Releases

October 17, 2006Men's basketball season previewThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has long desired a strong, stable men's basketball program around which the campus community could rally. After 15 seasons and only one winning season, that desire has turned into a whim for many, like the treasured but unattainable bicycle behind the store window.
October 18, 2006Big production comes from small townsAt most universities, the start of basketball season is an exciting time. UCCS is no exception as far as excitement is concerned. And fans will have the opportunity to display their excitement for the men's and women's basketball teams at the "Moonlight Madness" celebration Thursday at 8:30 p.m. at the Lions' Den.
November 1, 2006Lions fade late against Division I Weber StateJoe Scott had 17 points but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was worn down in the end by the Division I Weber State Wildcats in an 86-67 exhibition loss Wednesday at Ogden, Utah.
November 4, 2006Mountain Lions fall short against Div. I Cowboys in exhibitionThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions arrived in Wyoming Saturday to face the Division I Cowboys for their final exhibition game of the season. Despite 29 points from senior forward Patrick Hannaway, the Mountain Lions came up short, 101-82.
November 10, 2006UCCS signs HoweUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball coach Russ Caton announced the signing of Rob Howe to a national letter of intent.
November 17, 2006Caton notches first winGreeley- The Russ Caton Era began with a bear market.
November 20, 2006Hannaway named player of the weekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior forward Patrick Hannaway was named the Baden / Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
November 24, 2006UCCS off to first 2-0 start in school historyThe Mountain Lions did something no University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team had done before - started a season 2-0.
November 25, 2006Hannaway, Fuller named all-tournamentUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs forward Patrick Hannaway was named MVP of the CC Thanksgiving Invitational, Colorado College officials announced Sunday evening.
November 25, 2006Defense leads UCCS to 3-0 startCOLORADO SPRINGS- Friday, it was the offense that led the way. Saturday, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs showed off its defense.
November 27, 2006Hannaway named player of the weekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior Patrick Hannaway was named the Baden/Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
December 1, 2006No. 15 ranked team hands UCCS first lossGUNNISON- Joe Scott's running 3-point attempt at the buzzer came up short as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs came agonizingly close against the nation's No. 15-ranked team in a 74-71 loss to the Minnesota State, Mankato Mavericks Friday evening at Wright Gym.
December 3, 2006UCCS tops Panhandle, matches best startGUNNISON- Oklahoma Panhandle State proved that Patrick Hannaway could be slowed down. The Mountain Lions proved that it didn't matter.
December 4, 2006Men's basketball signs FernandezUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball coach Russ Caton announced the signing of Chris Fernandez to a national letter of intent.
December 7, 2006Fast start creates buzz around campusThe UCCS men's basketball team is off to the best start in recent memory by beginning the season with a record of 4-1. In fact, they have tied the best start in school history along with the 1997-98 squad. It's an impressive start to the season and the UCCS campus is buzzing. well, maybe more like slightly vibrating. After all, we are talking about a team that has mightily struggled in the past few years.
December 8, 2006UCCS erases big deficit to top CSU-Pueblo in overtimePUEBLO- Patrick Hannaway clutched his arms to his chest, looked toward the bench and smiled.
December 8, 2006UCCS basketball to be on internetThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will introduce "Teamline" live audio streaming for its home basketball games beginning with the men's basketball team's game against Colorado College on Dec. 12 and continuing with the men's and women's games on Dec. 16.
December 9, 2006Caton's return to Alamosa disappointingHead coach Russ Caton and the University of Colorado Springs Mountain Lions traveled to Alamosa, Colo. to face the Adams State Grizzlies for their second game in as many days. Caton's homecoming was disappointing to say the least as the Mountain Lions fell 89-76 to the Grizzlies.
December 12, 2006UCCS dodges bombs, beats Colorado CollegeCOLORADO SPRINGS- Behind Patrick Hannaway's 26 points the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dodged a bullet Tuesday night, edging the Colorado College Tigers 85-77 at the Lions' Den.
December 16, 2006Balanced attack leads UCCS past Western StateCOLORADO SPRINGS- Patrick Hannaway and Bly McGuire scored 18 points each as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs topped the Western State Mountaineers 84-71 Saturday evening at the Lions' Den.
December 31, 2006Men again drop CSU-Pueblo in overtimeCOLORADO SPRINGS- For the second time in 22 days, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs defeated the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves in overtime, this time a 107-100 Mountain Lions victory in overtime Saturday evening at the Lions' Den.
January 2, 2007Hannaway gets third player of the week awardUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs forward Patrick Hannaway was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division Player of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday.
January 4, 2007Turnovers costly in loss to Western New MexicoSILVER CITY, N.M- You never expect to get a break when you play on the road, especially in a small town.
January 6, 2007Hannaway's buzzer-beater lifts UCCSLAS VEGAS, N.M.- Patrick Hannaway nailed an off-balance 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a stunning 78-77 victory over the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys Saturday night at the John A. Wilson Center.
January 12, 2007Fuller's shot lifts UCCS past Fort LewisCOLORADO SPRINGS- Nic Fuller hit a pull-up jumper with 9.7 seconds remaining to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to an 89-87 victory over the Fort Lewis Skyhawks Friday night at the Lions' Den.
January 13, 2007UCCS hands Mesa State first RMAC lossCOLORADO SPRINGS- Mesa State's bid for a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference first ended Saturday night in the Lions' Den.
January 15, 2007Fuller named player of the weekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs guard Nic Fuller was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
January 18, 2007UCCS holds on for win over Chadron StateThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs fought off a dogged comeback attempt to hold on to a 90-85 victory over the Chadron State Eagles Thursday night at Chadron, Neb.
January 21, 2007UCCS' four-game win streak ends at KearneyIt took a miserable 28.8 percent shooting night to do it but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' four-game win streak came to an end Saturday with an 85-54 loss to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers at Kearney, Neb.
January 23, 2007UCCS finishes season sweep of Colorado CollegeCOLORADO SPRINGS-Patrick Hannaway scored 31 points to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 94-69 victory and a season sweep of intra-city rival Colorado College Tuesday at Reid Gymnasium.
January 24, 2007UCCS men earn regional rankingFor the first time in school history, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team found itself listed in the North Central Region rankings, which were released Wednesday.
January 24, 2007Hannaway named academic all-RMAC player of the yearThe first of what promises to be many honors for Patrick Hannaway rolled in Wednesday as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference academic player of the year.
January 26, 2007Simpson treys sink Colorado ChristianCOLORADO SPRINGS- Patrick Simpson played rally killer Friday night.
January 27, 2007UCCS one pass short against Metro StateCOLORADO SPRINGS- The 466 standing, screaming fans, crammed into every nook, crevice and window of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' diminutive Lions' Den, made the statement better than the players could have.
January 30, 2007Regis controls tempo, scores upset over UCCSCOLORADO SPRINGS- In a game of tempo, slow-down Regis came out on top.
February 2, 2007UCCS dig too deep a holeGOLDEN- Maybe it's appropriate when playing a team named "Orediggers," the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs should dig itself a very deep hole.
February 8, 2007Hannaway named academic all-District VIIPatrick Hannaway of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VII in the College Division, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday.
February 9, 2007UCCS men drop fourth straightThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs committed 28 turnovers en route to an 83-67 defeat at the hands of the No. 4-ranked Metro State Roadrunners Friday evening at the Auraria Events Center in Denver.
February 10, 2007Men's basketball extends loss streak to fiveDespite 28 points by Nic Fuller, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs saw its losing streak grow to five with an 81-69 loss to the Colorado Christian Cougars Saturday night at Lakewood.
February 13, 2007UCCS drops sixth straightDENVER- Alex Potts hit a short jumper with 1.4 seconds remaining to left the Regis Rangers to a 78-75 victory Tuesday night at Regis Fieldhouse and season sweep of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
February 14, 2007Feature: Hannaway's UCCS career is history making"I hope people will remember me as an all-around player who tried to make his teammates and team better," replied senior basketball player Patrick Hannaway. "And that I was here when we started a winning tradition."
February 17, 2007UCCS' seventh straight loss a heartbreakerCOLORADO SPRINGS- Bly McGuire's off balance jumper at the buzzer fell short as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dropped its seventh straight game, a 76-74 heartbreaker to the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Saturday night at the Lions' Den.
February 20, 2007UCCS to announce 20th anniversary teamThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Athletic Department will announce the UCCS Men's Basketball 20th Anniversary Team on Friday.
February 23, 2007UCCS stuns LopersCOLORADO SPRINGS- Eric Davis notched his first career double-double to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to an 89-81 victory over the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers, snapping the Mountain Lions seven-game losing streak.
February 23, 2007UCCS names 20th anniversary teamCOLORADO SPRINGS-The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs named its 20th anniversary men's basketball team Friday.
February 24, 2007UCCS men lock up playoff spot with winCOLORADO SPRINGS- Led by Bly McGuire's 20 points and 10 rebounds, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions won their school-record 16th game and wrapped up just their second Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoff berth with a 70-66 victory Saturday night over the Chadron State Eagles at the Lions' Den.
February 27, 2007Hannaway snubbed for all-RMAC teamPatrick Hannaway of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named first-team all-East by Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference coaches, the conference announced Tuesday.
February 28, 2007Season ends with playoff lossALAMOSA- Perhaps it was appropriate that the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, coached by former Adams State assistant Russ Caton, should be a chapter in the storybook ending to Larry Mortensen's coaching career..
February 28, 2007Hannaway named Academic All-AmericanUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior Patrick Hannaway was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America men's basketball first team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Wednesday.
March 7, 2007Hannaway named to all-region teamUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior Patrick Hannaway was named to the 2007 Daktronics NCAA Division II North Central Region first team.
April 6, 2007Hannaway selected for national all-star gamePatrick Hannaway of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was one of 60 players chosen to play in the inaugural Collegiate Basketball Invitational in Wadsworth, Ohio on April 19-21, McCarthy Sports announced Friday.
May 1, 2007UCCS men's basketball signs three moreThree players signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, men's basketball coach Russ Caton announced Tuesday.
May 2, 2007Hannaway awarded postgraduate scholarshipPatrick Hannaway became the first University of Colorado at Colorado Springs student-athlete to be awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.
May 10, 2007Caton Signs California ShooterHaving already signed five players, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball coach made it a six pack by adding Jared Giammona, a 6-foot-1 guard from Santa Rosa, Calif.
May 30, 2007Hannaway named RMAC Scholar-AthletePatrick Hannaway was named the RMAC male Scholar-Athletes of the year for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, the conference announced Wednesday.
September 27, 2007UCCS men picked fourth in preseason pollAfter qualifying for their second playoff berth in school history in the 2006-07 season, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team was chosen to finish fourth in the East Division in the annual Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll.
October 22, 2007Lions help kick off Red Ribbon Week at CSDBThere are times when sight and sound are definitely overrated.
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