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West Virginia Tech runs away from Point Park men for 92-80 victory

Nov. 25, 2014 at 11:55 p.m. ET

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- West Virginia Tech used a big, second-half run to turn a close game into a double-digit margin on its way to a 92-80 victory at Point Park University's Tuesday night at CCAC-South Gym. Point Park is no2 6-2.
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Point Park men improve to 6-1 with 108-92 win at Penn State-Beaver

Nov. 24, 2014 at 11:58 p.m. ET

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MONACA, Pa. -- Point Park University men's basketball put up a 60-point second half and also picked up its defense the final 20 minutes to earn a 108-92 victory at Penn State-Beaver on Monday night. The Pioneers are now 6-1.
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Point Park rides first-half run to road victory over Washington Adventist

Nov. 19, 2014 at 10:20 p.m. ET

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TACOMA PARK, Md. -- Point Park University used a late first-half run to turn the game in its favor and rode that momentum to an 80-70 victory at Washington Adventist University in a non-conference men's basketball game Wednesday night.
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Buffalo State Coles Classic cancelled due to snow storm in Buffalo, N.Y.

Nov. 19, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. ET

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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Buffalo State Coles Classic men's basketball tournament involving Point Park University has been cancelled due to the snow storm in Buffalo, N.Y.
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Point Park men's basketball holds on for victory over Penn State-Fayette, 88-85

Nov. 12, 2014 at 11:50 p.m. ET

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park University men's basketball is now 21-0 all-time versus Penn State-Fayette. But this was the closest the Roaring Lions have come to beating the Pioneers. Point Park held on for an 88-85 win on Wednesday night.
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Point Park cracks 100 points once again for home-opening win over PSU-B

Nov. 10, 2014 at 11:30 p.m. ET

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park University men's basketball surpassed 100 points for the third time in four games and won its home opener, 111-87, versus Penn State-Beaver on Monday at night at CCAC-South Gym.
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Point Park comes up short to host team in Ohio Christian Tournament finale

Nov. 8, 2014

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CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio -- A big disadvantage in rebounds, a relatively cold shooting performance and falling behind in each half spelled defeat for Point Park men's basketball team in an 82-76 loss to the host team at the OCU Tournament on Saturday.
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Point Park men race past Boyce College (Mich.), 116-75, to improve to 2-0

Nov. 7, 2014

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CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio -- Point Park University men's basketball raced past Boyce College (Mich.), 116-75, on Friday night at the Ohio Christian Tournament as the Pioneers put the game away at the half with a 69-29 lead after 20 minutes.
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Point Park sets school scoring record in 143-70 win over GLCC to start season

Nov. 6, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. ET

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CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio -- Point Park men's basketball didn't waste any time making history in the 2014-15 season. Point Park beat Great Lakes Christian (Mich.), 143-70, in its season opener Thursday night at the OCU Tournament to set a school record for most points scored in a single game.
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Season Preview: Point Park Men's Basketball tips off 2014-15 season Nov. 6

Nov. 6, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- The Point Park men's basketball team tips off the 2014-15 season Nov. 6 at the Ohio Christian Tournament. Read about the Pioneers in the season preview article. Point Park returns two starters and has several newcomers for 26th-year head coach Bob Rager.
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Point Park Men's Basketball Pro Update 2013-14

July 22, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- Three former Point Park University men's basketball players, Kris Douse (2010-11), Nick Brown (2013-14) and Tony Townsend (2007-09) are playing professionally overseas. Get an update on their 2013-14 seasons.
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Williams named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete

March 25, 2014 at 3:10 p.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- Senior guard Cody Williams has been named a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete for 2013-14. Williams' 3.57 GPA in SAEM qualifies him for the award, which is for juniors and seniors above 3.50.
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Point Park men take #2 IUS to wire in KIAC 1st Rd

Feb. 25, 2014

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NEW ALBANY, Ind. -- Point Park took NAIA DII No. 2-ranked IU Southeast to the wire before losing, 99-94, in the KIAC Tournament First Round on Tuesday. The game had 12 ties and 19 lead changes but the No. 1 seed Grenadiers won.
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KIAC Tournament 1st Rd: Pioneers at IU Southeast

Feb. 25, 2014

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NEW ALBANY, Ind. -- No. 8 seed Point Park visits No. 1 seed Indiana Southeast in the first round of the KIAC Men's Basketball Tournament on Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. Game Preview with links to Live Video & Stats at the link below.
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Pioneers come up short in 96-94 loss to IU East

Feb. 22, 2014

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park could not come up with the tying or go-ahead points in its final possession and lost to Indiana East, 96-94, in the regular-season finale on Saturday. The loss gives PPU the No. 8 KIAC playoff seed.
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Point Park clinches playoffs, will now look for more

Feb. 21, 2014

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park clinched a KIAC playoff berth with Friday night's 82-68 win over second-place Cincinnati Christian, and will now be looking to move up even further in the seedings on Senior Day vs. IU East on Saturday.
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Asbury pulls away from Point Park with shooting

Feb. 15, 2014

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WILMORE, Ky. -- Asbury broke out of its shooting slump from the perimeter and gradually pulled away from the Point Park in an 86-68 victory on Saturday. Asbury started 2 for 16 from the outside but made 11 of its final 20 3-pointers.
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Pioneers have upset fall short vs. #2 Grenadiers

Feb. 8, 2014 at 9:50 p.m. ET

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park nealry pulled one of the biggest upsets in NAIA DII men's basketball this year but had its upset bid fall short in a 95-89 loss to No. 2 Indiana Southeast on Saturday at CCAC-South Gym.
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Pioneers end losing streak with win over SLCOP

Feb. 2, 2014

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MIDWAY, Ky. -- Playing its third game away from home in its third city in 42 hours, the Point Park men ended their four-game losing streak with Sunday afternoon's 95-79 victory over St. Louis College of Pharmacy at Midway, Ky.
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Point Park men come up short in loss at IU East

Feb. 1, 2014

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RICHMOND, Ind. -- Point Park battled hard but came up a few possessions short in a KIAC road loss at Indiana East, 93-88, on Saturday afternoon. The Pioneers lost their second KIAC road game in as many days and are 4-8 KIAC.
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CCU rains down 3s in KIAC win over Point Park

Jan. 31, 2014

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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Cincinnati Christian got hot from the perimeter to turn an eight-point, first-half deficit into a 25-point win, 88-63, over Point Park in a KIAC men's basketball game on Friday night. CCU made 15 of 30 treys on the night.
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Game Notes: Point Park MBB Jan. 31-Feb. 2

Jan. 31, 2014 at 2:45 p.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- Point Park men's basketball goes on the road for a three-game, KIAC road trip Jan. 31-Feb. 2. Download Game Notes with links to live streaming video for all games on the weekend.
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Point Park's shooting struggles continue in loss

Jan. 25, 2014

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park's shooting struggles continued in an 82-65, KIAC home loss to Asbury (Ky.) on Saturday at CCAC-South. The Pioneers (9-11, 4-6 KIAC) were 4 of 27 from 3-point range and shot 36 percent from the floor.
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Pioneers go cold 2nd half in home loss to Berea

Jan. 18, 2014 at 11:15 p.m. ET

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park went 0 for 14 from 3-point range the second half of an 89-80 home loss to Berea on Saturday. The cold shooting prevented the Pioneers (9-10, 4-5 KIAC) from cutting into the, 49-42, halftime deficit.
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Point Park goes to work inside for win at PSU-F

Jan. 14, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. ET

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UNIONTOWN, Pa. -- Point Park went to work inside for a 106-88 win at non-conference PSU-Fayette on Tuesday. The Pioneers led in rebounds, 52-37, and points in the paint, 50-28, led by Nick Brown with 39 points and 18 rebounds.
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Pioneers' rally comes up short in loss at Alice Lloyd

Jan. 11, 2014 at 11:30 p.m. ET

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PIPPA PASSES, Ky. -- Point Park fell behind by 18 points late in the first half, and despite a second-half rally, had its comeback fall short in a 71-68, KIAC loss at Alice Lloyd (ky.) on Saturday. The Pioneers trailed, 43-27, at the half.
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Point Park digs deep for KIAC road victory at Berea

Jan. 10, 2014 at 11:30 p.m. ET

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BEREA, Ky. -- Point Park dug deep for an important, KIAC road win at Berea (Ky.), 85-75, on Friday night. It snapped a five-game, road losing streak for the Pioneers (8-8, 4-3 KIAC) with a nice mix of tough defense and offensive stats.
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Pioneers' road woes continue with loss at Brescia

Jan. 5, 2014 at 10:10 p.m. ET

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OWENSBORO, Ky. -- Point Park's road struggles continued with an 89-69, KIAC loss at Brescia (Ky.) on Sunday. The Pioneers fell behind, 50-37, at the half, and Brescia extended things to 59-39 early in the second half.
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Point Park drops KIAC game at No. 4 IU Southeast

Jan. 4, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. ET

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NEW ALBANY, Ind. -- Point Park got out to an early lead at No. 4 Indiana Southeast but it did not last as the Pioneers lost the KIAC road game, 110-95. The Pioneers had five players in double figures but dropped to 1-4 on the road.
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Pioneers hold off Brescia, 82-79, for KIAC victory

Dec. 14, 2013 at 7:45 p.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- Point Park men's basketball held off Brescia, 82-79, for a KIAC home win on Saturday. Robbie Heatherington hit a 3-pointers with 6 seconds to provide the difference although PPU was up 68-48 with 8:00 left.
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Point Park comes up short in OT at No. 25 Lourdes

Dec. 11, 2013 at 11:00 p.m. ET

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ADRIAN, Mich. -- Point Park battled a big deficit and had four starters play all 45 minutes but came up short, 92-88, in overtime at NAIA DII No. 25 Lourdes (Ohio) on Wednesday. The Pioneers were down by 16 in the first half, 40-24.
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Pioneers roll past ALC in KIAC home game, 106-84

Dec. 7, 2013 at 10:30 p.m. ET

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park rolled past Alice Lloyd (Ky.), 106-84, in a KIAC men's basketball home game Saturday at CCAC-South. The Pioneers (6-5, 2-1 KIAC) hit the ground running after a two-week layoff since their last game.
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McNeal's big week gets KIAC Player of the Week

Nov. 26, 2013 at 11:45 a.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- Point Park senior guard Gabe McNeal had a big week of scoring Nov. 18-24 and was named KIAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week on Monday. He averaged 25.2 ppg, 6.3 rpg and 52% field goals last week.
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Pioneers lose shootout at IU Kokomo, 116-106

Nov. 23, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET

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KOKOMO, Ind. -- Point Park shot 52 percent and had Gabe McNeal and Nick Brown go for 38 and 29 points respectively, but it was not enough to keep up with Indiana Kokomo in a 116-106 road loss in a KIAC game Saturday. Point Park is now 5-5.
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Point Park comes up short in 80-76 loss to Centre

Nov. 22, 2013 at 11:30 p.m. ET

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WESTERVILLE, Ohio -- Point Park came up empty on its late chances to tie and lost to Centre (Ky.) College, 80-76, at the Otterbein Classic on Friday night. The Pioneers (5-4) got a 10-point lead down to 79-76 but could not get the tying shot.
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Heatherington gets school-record 18 assists in win

Nov. 19, 2013

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Senior point guard Robbie Heatherington dished out a school-record 18 assists in Point Park's 102-87 home win over Penn State-Fayette on Tuesday night at CCAC-South. The Pioneers are now 5-3 overall.
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Pioneers loses shootout at DII #3 West Liberty

Nov. 18, 2013 at 10:45 p.m. ET

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WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. -- Point Park lost a shootout at NCAA Division II No. 3 West Liberty, 141-105, on Monday night. The Hilltoppers (3-0) made 29 3-pointers to shoot their way to victory and end Point Park's (4-3) four game win streak.
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Point Park wins fourth straight, 95-89, vs. PSU-B

Nov. 13, 2013 at 11:45 p.m. ET

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park won its fourth-straight game, 95-89, at home versus Penn State-Beaver on Wednesday at CCAC-South. The Pioneers improved to 4-2 overall despite playing for the sixth time the first eight days of the season.
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Pioneers win third in a row in KIAC opener vs. IUK

Nov. 12, 2013 at 8:45 p.m. ET

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- The Point Park men's basketball team won its third game in a row, a 69-65, home win over IU Kokomo in the KIAC opener for both teams. Gabe McNeal had 25 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Pioneers (3-2, 1-0 KIAC).
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Pioneers beat Trinity Int'l, improve to 2-2 overall

Nov. 9, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET

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CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio -- Point Park beat Trinity International, 95-88, on Saturday to complete its stay at the OCU Tournament and even its record at 2-2 overall. The Pioneers had all five starters in double figures, and they combined for 93 points.
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Point Park wins big at OCU for first victory, 97-72

Nov. 8, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET

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CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio -- Point Park got its first win of the season in convincing fashion, 97-72, Friday night versus the host team at the Ohio Christian Tournament. Nick Brown had 35 points, and Robbie Heatherington added 21.
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Pioneers lose close game to #6 Robert Morris (IL)

Nov. 7, 2013 at 11:30 p.m. ET

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CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio -- Point Park almost pulled an upset of NAIA DII No. 6 Robert Morris (IL) but came up short in an 87-84 loss to start the Ohio Christian Tournament. Matt Noszka had 23 points and 13 rebounds, and Gabe McNeal scored 26.
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Point Park men loses to Lourdes in season opener

Nov. 6, 2013 at 9:45 p.m. ET

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WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. -- Point Park men's basketball lost its season opener, 65-54, to a Lourdes team that was tough on defense and ran a patient, efficient offense. Nick Brown had 21 points and Gabe McNeal added 12 for Point Park (0-1).
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Men's Basketball Season Preview & Quick Facts

Nov. 5, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- The Point Park men's basketball 2013-14 Season Preview & Quick Facts is available online with all the preseason information about the Pioneers, who begin the year Nov. 6 at home versus Lourdes (Ohio) at 7 p.m.
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2013-14 PPU Men's Basketball schedule released

Oct. 31, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- The 2013-14 Point Park men's basketball schedule has been released with the Pioneers playing 27 games beginning with the home opener Nov. 6 at home versus Lourdes. The Pioneers have 17 KIAC games.
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Point Park men picked fifth in KIAC Preseason Poll

Oct. 23, 2013 at 11:59 p.m ET

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PITTSBURGH -- Point Park was picked 5th of 10 teams in the KIAC Men's Basketball Preseason Coaches' Poll released by the conference office on Wednesday (Oct. 23). The Pioneers have 2 of 5 starters returning from last year (14-11, 8-7).
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Point Park wins 2012-13 KIAC Commissioner's Cup

May 15, 2013

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PITTSBURGH -- Point Park athletics claimed the KIAC Commissioner's All-Sports Cup as the best overall athletic department in the KIAC for 2012-13. The men's basketball team finished in fifth place in the KIAC.
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Point Park men add  transfer Heter from Edinboro

July 19, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- The Point Park men's basketball team has added transfer Alan Heter, a 6-6 guard/forward from Edinboro University. Heter, from McKees Rock, Pa., and Montour High School, will be a junior for 2013-14.
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Pioneers pick up transfer Brown from West Liberty

July 12, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- Point Park men's basketball has picked up transfer Nick Brown, a 6-7 forward from No. 1-ranked NCAA Division II school West Liberty. Brown is a former first-team All-Ohio player from Warren JFK high school.
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Point Park men add transfer Lanier from Seton Hill

July 12, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- The Point Park University men's basketball team has added transfer T.J. Lanier, a 6-6 guard/forward from Seton Hill. Lanier, from Warren, Ohio, is a former all-state player at Warren Howland High School.
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Heatheringon picked for KIAC All-Conference Team

Feb. 24, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. ET

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PITSBURGH -- Senior point guard T.J. Heatherington was picked for the KIAC All-Conference Team, as announced by the league on Sunday. He is fourth in the KIAC in scoring at 17.8 ppg and leads the league in assists at 5.3 apg.
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Pioneers lose at CCU in KIAC Tournament, 87-70

Feb. 23, 2013 at 11:45 p.m. ET

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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Point Park lost at Cincinnati Christian, 87-70, in the KIAC Tournament Quarterfinals on Saturday. The Pioneers end the year 14-11 overall and set a school record for scoring average at 93.2 ppg.
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WATCH LIVE! #5 Point Park at #4 CCU. Sat., 2 p.m.

Feb. 23, 2013 at 2 p.m. ET (Cincinnati, Ohio)

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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- The Point Park Sports Network on iHigh.com will broadcast live #5 Point Park Men (14-10, 8-7 KIAC) at #4 Cincinnati Christian (15-15, 9-6 KIAC) in the KIAC Tournament Feb. 23. Click below for more.
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2012-13 Point Park Basketball Season Prospectus

Nov. 1, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- The Point Park University Men's Basketball 2012-13 Season Prospectus is available for download. Visit the link below for viewable and printable (PDF) formats of the comprehensive info guide for the Pioneers.
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LISTEN LIVE to Point Park Basketball Games!

Nov. 1, 2012 at 11:00 p.m. ET

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The Point Park student radio station WPPJ-AM 670 will broadcast live 23 of 24 Point Park men's basketball games during the 2012-13 season. Each broadcast will air live on wppjradio.com and be simulcast on MSASports.net
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