2011-12 UCCS Men's Basketball Releases

March 15, 2011Former UCCS star Kevin Fletcher continues his European odysseyIn German, he would be called a "Weltburger," which, loosely translated, means a citizen of the world. A person with no obvious defined nationality who is at ease in any place, any culture.
April 20, 2011Mountain Lions add 6-foot-11 center Kyle ClarkCOLORADO SPRINGS - The 2011 recruiting season started in a big way for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball program as coach Russ Caton announced Wednesday that he had received a National Letter of Intent from 6-foot-11 center Kyle Clark.
April 25, 2011Overland guard Darius Pardner signs with Mountain LionsUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball coach Russ Caton announced Monday that he had received a National Letter of Intent from Overland High School guard Darius Pardner.
April 29, 2011Versatile Heydman latest to sign with UCCS men's basketballUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball coach Russ Caton continued to add to his 2011 recruiting class Friday when he announced he had received a National Letter of Intent from 6-foot-5 Matt Heydman.
May 4, 2011Men's basketball adds 6-foot-8 VorwallerThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team added more size Wednesday as coach Russ Caton announced he had received a National Letter of Intent from Justin Vorwaller.
August 29, 2011Men's basketball challenges the Manitou InclineThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's basketball team hiked the famous Manitou Incline as part of an off-season team-building exercise. Click on the link for photos from the event.
September 26, 2011UCCS student-athletes, Clyde enjoyCOLORADO SPRINGS - Student-athletes from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs participated in the "Spirit of the Springs" pep rally on Sept. 16 at the Pioneers Museum.
September 28, 2011Men's basketball team visits hospitalized childrenAs they have done for several years now, the UCCS men's basketball team paid a visit to children at Memorial Hospital. This year's visit took place on Sept. 22.
November 2, 2011UCCS men picked 12th in preseason basketball coaches' poll The University of Colorado Colorado Springs was picked to finish twelfth out of 14 teams by the RMAC preseason coaches’ poll. No UCCS player was selected for the RMAC’s preseason all-conference team.
November 7, 2011Division I Weber State hands UCCS exhibition lossOGDEN, Utah – Matt Heydman had 13 points as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men’s basketball team opened its season with a 101-55 exhibition loss to the NCAA Division I Webeer State Wildcats Monday evening at Dee Events Center.
November 8, 2011Mountain Lions complete exhibition slate with loss to Division I Boise StateBOISE, Idaho – Jordan Carter and Darius Pardner each had eight points as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs completed the exhibition portion of its season with a 93-47 loss to the NCAA Division I Boise State Broncos Tuesday evening at Taco Bell Arena.
November 11, 2011Winona State outlasts Mountain Lions in season openerCOLORADO SPRINGS - Alan Paul scored 24 points but the University of Colorado Colorado Springs faded at the end in a 97-86 loss to the Winona State Warriors Friday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
November 12, 2011Hill's 16 points not enough as UCCS men fall to Bemidji StateCOLORADO SPRINGS - Damar Hill had 16 points and five assists as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs staged a late rally that came up short in a 77-69 loss Saturday evening to the Bemidji State Beavers at the Gallogly Events Center.
November 18, 2011Heydman's 25 leads UCCS to first win of seasonCOLORADO SPRINGS - Matt Heydman scored 22 of his 25 points in the first half as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs notched its first win of the season with a 91-77 victory over the Oklahoma Panhandle State Aggies Friday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
November 19, 2011UCCS has lost and found night in falling to Wayne StateCOLORADO SPRINGS - It was a game of lost and found.
November 20, 2011UCCS men's basketball signs pair from ColoradoUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs men's basketball coach Russ Caton announced Monday the signing of two Colorado high school players to National Letters of Intent. Joining the Mountain Lions for the 2012-13 season will be Alex Welsh from Pomona High School and Brandon Applehans from Standley Lake High School.
November 25, 2011Fighting Saints outlast Mountain LionsSALT LAKE CITY – Andy Garland had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead the Carroll Fighting Saints to a 73-63 victory over the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Friday afternoon at Behnken Field House.
November 26, 2011Isaac records double-double but Mountain Lions fall to Westminster SALT LAKE CITY – Jeff Isaac recorded the Mountain Lions’ first double-double of the season but his efforts weren’t enough to prevent the University of Colorado Colorado Springs from suffering a 70-45 blowout loss at the hands of the Westminster Griffins Saturday evening at Behnken Field House.
December 2, 20113-pointer barrage not enough as UCCS falls to Fort LewisDURANGO, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs made 14 3-pointers but couldn’t keep the Fort Lewis Skyhawks off the foul line in an 84-73 defeat Friday evening at Whalen Gymnasium.
December 3, 2011UCCS comes back twice, can't finish the job in loss to Adams StateALAMOSA, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs overcame deficits of 16-points in the first half and 17-points in the second but couldn’t complete either comeback, finally succumbing to the Adams State Grizzlies 69-65 Saturday at Plachy Hall.
December 10, 2011UCCS hits record 16 3-pointers, scores blowout win against CougarsLAKEWOOD, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs made a school-record 16 3-pointers and ended its six-game losing streak as the Mountain Lions ran away with a 105-66 victory over the Colorado Christian Cougars Saturday evening at the CCU Events Center.
December 10, 2011Orediggers prove worthy of national ranking in winGOLDEN, Colo. – Trevor Wages had a career-high 17 rebounds as the No. 7-ranked Colorado School of Mines Orediggers proved to be too much for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, beating the Mountain Lions 86-57 Friday evening at Lockridge Arena.
December 17, 2011Carter's buzzer-beater makes "victory" play propheticCOLORADO SPRINGS - The play is appropriately named "victory" and the jaws of defeat, along with the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys, had it snatched away from them Friday evening.
December 18, 2011Mountain Lions make it three straight with win over Western New MexicoCOLORADO - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs won its third straight game since switching to a high-octane style with a gritty, 71-63 victory over the Western New Mexico Mustangs Saturday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
December 31, 2011UCCS hits 14 3-pointers on way to fourth straight winPUEBLO – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs connected on 14 3-pointers and withstood a furious comeback attempt to defeat the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves 85-84 Monday afternoon at Massari Arena.
February 25, 2012No. 3-ranked Mines tops UCCSCOLORADO SPRINGS – Five Orediggers were in double-figures as the No. 3-ranked Colorado School of Mines extended their win-streak to 12 games with an 88-52 victory of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Saturday night at the Gallogly Events Center.
January 6, 2012Darby, Isaac lead Mountain Lions to fifth straight winGUNNISON – Jake Darby scored 19 points and Jeff Isaac hit a pair of clutch shots as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs win its fifth straight game with a 66-62 victory over the Western State Mountaineers Friday evening at Paul Wright Gym.
February 24, 2012UCCS men grab win over CCUThe final score did not accurately reflect how this game was played as Colorado Christian University made a late push to trim the final margin to 73-65 as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs snapped their 10-game losing streak Friday night at the Gallogly Events Center.
February 18, 2012Mountain Lion's drop game to UNK despite effort from Darby, PardnerThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men’s basketball team played the second leg of their Nebraska road trip on Saturday night against the University of Nebraska-Kearney Lopers at the Health and Sports Center.
February 17, 2012Mountain Lions cant get on track in ChadronThe UCCS men’s basketball team played against the Chadron State College Eagles in the Armstrong Gymnasium in Chadron, Nebraska Friday night.
February 11, 2012UCCS Loses 8th Straight The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' men's basketball team dropped their eighth straight game, this time a 65-60 heartbreaker at the hands of the Fort Lewis Skyhawks.
February 19, 2012Second chance points spell disaster for UCCSThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs could not shoot their way to victory in this one as they fell to the Adams State Grizzlies 89-74 Friday night at the Gallogly Events Center.
March 5, 2012UCCS drops game to rival CSU-Pueblo The University of Colorado Colorado Springs blacked-out first on its own blackout night as they fell 76-71 to Colorado State-Pueblo Saturday night at the Gallogly Events Center.
January 28, 2012Mountain Lion Men and Women Swept by NMHU On the second half of their New Mexico road trip, both UCCS basketball teams lost to the New Mexico Highlands University Cowboys/Cowgirls
February 6, 2012Mountain Lion's rally not enough The University of Colorado Colorado Springs was unable to defend their home court Saturday night as they lost to the Chadron State Eagles 78-73 at the Gallogly Events Center.
February 5, 201221-3 run dooms Mountain Lions The University of Colorado Colorado Springs ultimately could not overcome a 21-3 run by the University of Nebraska-Kearny Lopers as the Mountain Lions lost 93-63 Friday night at the Gallogly Events Center.
January 14, 2012Mountain Lions win a half, lose the gameThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs had no answer for Reggie Evans -- 28 points, 11 rebounds -- and the No. 5-ranked Metro State Roadrunners in a 89-78 loss Saturday night at the Gallogly Events Center
January 13, 2012UCCS takes care of business in win over RegisThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs lead by as many as 26 in a 82-60 business like win over the Regis Rangers Friday night at the Gallogly Events Center.
January 11, 2012Blackout Night to Headline 2012 Basketball ScheduleBlackout Night will headline a new year of UCCS basketball in 2012 with doubleheader action against CSU-Pueblo
January 7, 2012UCCS comes up on short in clash of styles as five-game win streak endsThe Mountain Lions’ five game winning streak came to an end Saturday as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs was knocked off 75-50 by the Colorado Mesa Mavericks at Brownson Arena.
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