Archive for Tag Archives: ' basketball'

Picks With Ditzler

March Madness. To many people, this is the holiday season of sports. Three weeks of matchups, brackets and, inevitably, upsets. While many Albion College students are either basking in their meticulously-picked brackets or grieving over their [...]

Sports Profile: Rad Ziani

Albion College welcomes international students on campus for sports, academia and immersement into American culture. Rad Ziani, a Greux, France senior, plays on the 2015-16 Albion College men’s basketball team. The Pleiad spoke with Ziani to [...]

Opinion: March Madness at a DIII college

It’s that wonderful time of the year again. What’s so wonderful about gloomy skies and constantly lower than anticipated temperatures day-in and day-out, you ask? College basketball and March Madness. The time of year everyone seemingly [...]

Men’s basketball ends season with tough loss

Only one team in the MIAA can end their season with a win, and unfortunately for the Albion men’s basketball team, they came up just short of an MIAA tournament championship. The Britons got off to [...]

Kresge Krazys bring new atmosphere to basketball

Albion school spirit is high. For the seniors on campus, it’s arguably the highest they’ve ever seen in their four years. Don’t believe the hype? Then you haven’t visited Kresge Gymnasium since students arrived back in [...]

Brett de Bear sets new mark

Brett de Bear, Plymouth senior, scored 47 points last week in MIAA league play, moving her up to fourth place on Albion’s career scoring record. She is averaging 14.7 points per game this season, which is [...]

Herron sits atop MIAA rebounding leaders

The MIAA men’s basketball rebounding leader isn’t exactly who you’d expect. He’s not a 6-foot-10, 260-pound big man who towers over everyone in the lane. And he’s not someone who clearly stands out on a college [...]

Division I match-up benefits Albion

Albion College against Eastern Michigan University. Division III against division I. The men’s basketball game today counts towards Eastern’s record, but for Albion, it’s just an exhibition. It may seem quite ridiculous initially, but in reality, [...]

Column: The statistics behind NCAA Tournament success

Last month’s 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament final was one of the most exciting championship games in recent memory. The contest featured the #1 overall seed Louisville Cardinals defeating the #4 seed University of Michigan Wolverines [...]

The Madness Begins: South and East Preview

THE SOUTH The One Seed: Kansas – The Jayhawks are hot. After ending the regular season with a devastating 81-58 loss at Baylor, which cost them the outright Big 12 title (they shared it with Kansas State), [...]