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This Week in the NCAA: Honoring Lauren Hill and O.J. Brigance

04 December 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Today we tell you about two former student-athletes that have been chosen to receive the 2016 NCAA Inspiration Award. The first is Mount St. Joseph women’s basketball player Lauren Hill, who lost her battle with an inoperable brain tumor last April. The other is O.J. Brigance, a linebacker at Rice…
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Members of the Syracuse cross country team hold up the team trophy for their victory in the men's NCAA Cross Country National Championship, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

This Week in the NCAA: Syracuse double dip

27 November 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Syracuse won a pair of championships this past week – in men’s cross country and women’s field hockey. Kevin Kugler has more on those victories and the rest of the cross country and field hockey championships on This Week in the NCAA. On “This Week in the NCAA,” Westwood One’s…
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This Week in the NCAA: Fall championships on the way

20 November 2015 Comments are off for this post.
With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, fall sports are approaching the conclusion of their seasons. Kevin Kugler has a rundown of many of the upcoming championships on This Week in the NCAA. On “This Week in the NCAA,” Westwood One’s Kevin Kugler highlights unique stories from around the varied and interesting…
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This Week in the NCAA: Graduation rate climbing

13 November 2015 Comments are off for this post.
New data was released this week that shows the Graduation Success Rate of NCAA students is at an all-time high. Kevin Kugler has more on the latest installment of This Week in the NCAA. On “This Week in the NCAA,” Westwood One’s Kevin Kugler highlights unique stories from around the…
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This Week in the NCAA: The Bob Frederick Sportsmanship Award

06 November 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Last week, the Division I Board of Directors approved a two-year strategic agenda. Kevin Kugler has details on This Week in the NCAA, plus a congratulations to Bill Richards, who is in his 44th year as the head men’s tennis coach at Ball State. Richards was recognized with the Bob…
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This Week in the NCAA: Mount Union Football

30 October 2015 Comments are off for this post.
This week, we tell you about a football program that has achieved a level of success that’s hard to imagine. The Mount Union Purple Raiders from Alliance, Ohio, won their 100th straight regular season football game last weekend. On This Week in the NCAA, we hear from head coach Vince Kehres, who is…
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This Week in the NCAA: The 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year

23 October 2015 Comments are off for this post.
The top 30 nominees were in attendance last weekend at an event to name the NCAA’s Woman of the Year – including the woman who was named the 2015 award winner, Kristin Day. A May graduate of Clarion University in Pennsylvania, Kristin was an eight-time All-American and three-time national champion…
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