ALLENDALE – Lake Superior State junior guard Derek Billing is one of five Michigan college basketball players representing NCAA I, NCAA II, NCAA III and NAIA who was named to the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan Men’s Honor Team. Candidates must be either a starter or important reserve and have at least a 3.2 grade point average. Billing (Anna, Ohio), [...]
SAULT STE. MARIE – Shannon Eggers, a member of the Lake Superior State women’s basketball coaching staff for five...
SAULT STE. MARIE – Maria Blazejewski was one of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s top scorers...
HOUGHTON – Lake Superior State controlled the boards throughout the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference...
HOUGHTON – When Lake Superior State struggled to score during the second half of Saturday’s Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament semifinal game against Grand Valley State, sophomore center Lucas Holt gave LSSU the spark it needed. Holt scored eight of Lake Superior State’s 10 unanswered points to give the Lakers (16-12) a 47-44 lead with 8:53 remaining [...]Read more ›
BAY CITY – Lake Superior State seniors Maria Blazejewski and Derek Kinney, and junior Derek Billing earned All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference recognition in basketball. Blazejewski (Beulah, Mich.), a 6-0 senior forward, was named to the All-GLIAC First Team in women’s basketball. Kinney (Romulus, Mich.), a senior 6-5 forward, and Billing (Anna, Ohio), a 6-2 junior guard, were named to [...]Read more ›
DETROIT – Lake Superior State survived a 17-2 first-half run by No. 1 seed Wayne State and pulled off its second straight two-point victory over the Warriors. The Lakers beat WSU 70-68 Wednesday during the quarterfinal round of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament. LSSU (15-12), which ended its regular season with a 72-70 home victory over [...]Read more ›
SAULT STE. MARIE – With Saturday’s 3-0 victory over Northern Michigan, Lake Superior State earned the right to host a Central Collegiate Hockey Association First-Round Playoff series for the third straight year. The Lakers (16-19-1 overall, 11-16-1-1 CCHA) play host to Bowling Green State (13-18-5 overall, 10-15-3-1) in a best-of-three series beginning at 7:35 p.m. Friday at Taffy Abel Arena. [...]Read more ›
SAULT STE. MARIE – Knowing that a loss to Wayne State would mean the end of his collegiate basketball career, Lake Superior State senior forward set the tone for Saturday’s men’s basketball regular-season finale by making his first seven field-goal attempts. Kinney scored 18 points to carry the Lakers into the lockerroom with a 37-34 halftime lead. He finished with [...]Read more ›
SAULT STE. MARIE – Wayne State secured a share of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Division women’s basketball title by beating Lake Superior State 80-66 Saturday at Bud Cooper Gymnasium. WSU improved to 19-7 overall and 17-5 in the GLIAC and will likely share the title with Michigan Tech, which was leading Northern Michigan at press time. Senior [...]Read more ›
By LINDA BOUVET, LSSU Sports Information Director When Derek Kinney arrived on Lake Superior State’s campus in the fall of 2009, the Laker men’s basketball team was beginning a rebuilding process after losing two standout big men from their 22-9 season in 2008-09. While LSSU had guard-dominated teams in 2009-10 and 2010-11, junior college transfers Andrew Charlesworth and Justin Williams, [...]Read more ›
SAULT STE. MARIE – The Lake Superior State men’s and women’s basketball teams will play tribute to four seniors prior to Saturday’s regular-season ending games against Wayne State. Seniors Derek Kinney, Nic Jobe and Khalid Wells will be recognized at approximately 12:50 p.m. Saturday, 10 minutes before the men’s game against Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference leader Wayne State. The [...]Read more ›
HOUGHTON – Michigan Tech remained within a game of first-place Wayne State in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Division women’s basketball standings after beating Lake Superior State 57-38 on Saturday. Michigan Tech (18-7 overall, 16-5 GLIAC), playing one of its best defensive games of the season, held LSSU to six field goals in the first and second halves. [...]Read more ›
HOUGHTON – Michigan Tech will cause the Lake Superior State men’s basketball team a few sleepless nights. After beating the Lakers in overtime on Jan. 26 in Sault Ste. Marie, the Huskies hit a game-winning shot at the second-half buzzer to win 79-78 Saturday in Houghton. LSSU (13-12 overall, 10-11 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) canned four three-pointers during the [...]Read more ›
MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan scored nine unanswered points during a 1:46 span late in the second half to take control of Thursday’s women’s basketball game against Lake Superior State. LSSU (5-19 overall, 4-16 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) cut NMU’s lead to five points, 53-48, on two Taylor Greene free throws with 4:27 remaining. Brooke Coenen had a layup and [...]Read more ›