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UF Game Blog: Oilers at Cardinals

By BRIAN LESTER

The Matchup: University of Findlay vs. Saginaw Valley State at the Ryder Center in University Center, Mich. Game time set for 6 p.m.

Records: Oilers are 8-2 overall and 5-1 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. They are ranked No. 24 in the nation. Cardinals are 6-3 overall and 3-2 in the conference.

Series: UF leads 17-2. Oilers earned

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Oilers open road swing with game against Cardinals

By BRIAN LESTER

STAFF WRITER

Josh Brown has started to see more playing time and while he certainly has the ability to be a scorer, it is defensive effort that makes the sophomore so valuable to the University of Findlay men’s basketball team.

Brown, a 6-foot-3 guard, plays hard and his length gives him an advantage on defense.

“I learned a lot about playing

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UF women’s basketball team blasts Racers

By BRIAN LESTER
STAFF WRITER

Shots weren’t always easy to come by, but the University of Findlay women’s basketball team was able to get the job done against the University of Northwestern Ohio by crashing the boards and getting after it on defense.

The Oilers held a 51-35 rebounding edge and forced 29 turnovers as they blasted the Racers 72-40 in the final

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Kaufman helps Oilers roll to win over Racers

By BRIAN LESTER

STAFF WRITER

University of Findlay freshman guard Dylan Kaufman had a four-minute stretch in the second half against the University of Northwestern Ohio where he flashed his potential as a college basketball player.

Twice he scored on layups, including once off an offensive rebound, he came up with a steal that led to a fast break dunk by Alphonso Baity,

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Defense will be key to Oilers’ success in quest for conference championship

By BRIAN LESTER

If there was any concern about the University of Findlay men’s basketball team playing its first game in 12 days, those concerns were stomped on quickly Saturday afternoon at Croy Gymnasium.

The Oilers never let Northwestern (Ohio) get comfortable in their nonconference game, overwhelming them with a tremendous effort on the defensive end of the floor.

It was that tenacious

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UF Game Blog: Oilers vs. Racers

By BRIAN LESTER

The Matchup: University of Findlay vs. Northwestern (Ohio) at Croy Gymnasium in Findlay, Ohio. Game time set for 3 p.m.

Records: Oilers are 7-2 overall and ranked No. 24 in the nation. Racers are 8-5.

Series: UF leads 1-0. Oilers beat Racers 80-59 during the 2008-09 NCAA Division II national championship season.

Last Time Out: UF capped their pre-Christmas schedule with

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By BRIAN LESTER

STAFF WRITER

University of Findlay men’s basketball coach Charlie Ernst wasn’t sure how the NCAA Division II rule to give student-athletes a six-day break from Dec. 20-26 would impact his team in the long run.

The break, which is a result of the D-II Life in the Balance Initiative, was put in place last season. Teams are not allowed to

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UF women’s basketball team earns big win over GVSU

By BRIAN LESTER

STAFF WRITERTwo consecutive losses could have easily changed the mood of this University of Findlay women’s basketball team.

But rather than hang their heads about a couple of losses in December, the Oilers responded with a statement victory, knocking off Grand Valley State 61-53 Monday night at Croy Gymnasium.

In an intense and physical Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference encounter,

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