This season for Seattle U is starting to follow a simple pattern. When the Redhawks play at home, they win. When they play away from home, they lose. Status quo held true on Friday night, when SU traveled to Cheney, Wash., and was handed an 82-75 loss by Eagles.
November 30, 2013
After jumping out to a 10-0 lead, after the highlight-reel dunks and alley-oops, after the buzzer-beating circus shots and free-throw shooting clinic, it all came down to 13 seconds of defense for Seattle U in Monday night's 69-68 win over UC Riverside at KeyArena.
November 26, 2013
The home team from the power conference, with its NBA-bound star and All-American freshman, beat the mid-major visitors by double digits. Nothing to see here -- it's the common script of college basketball's opening weekend. But those who know the recent history between Washington and Seattle U know Sunday's game was in fact out of the ordinary.
November 11, 2013
Never mind that official, NCAA-approved basketball practices have been underway for the last two weeks. In the eyes of many fans, the college hoops season doesn't really get going until Midnight Madness. From championship-certified powerhouses like Georgetown to rookie D-I programs like Grand Canyon, the spectacle of Midnight Madness is an annual tradition at campuses across the country.
October 19, 2013
Just about everything seems new and different about Western Athletic Conference men's basketball in 2013-14, although it may not appear that way come tournament time. Seven WAC schools from last season are out, six newcomers are in, three programs are introducing new head coaches, and four programs are in various stages of transition following a recent move up to the NCAA's Division I.
October 17, 2013
Cameron Dollar's head coaching tenure at Seattle University could be described as a long journey covering a short time span. The 37-year-old former UCLA point guard and Washington assistant was hired to lead the Redhawks in 2009, and in just four seasons (entering a fifth) he has overseen the program's transition from the NCAA's Division II to full-fledged Division I membership.
October 4, 2013