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Wed, May. 25, 2016 - [Men's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande men's basketball program has announced its 2016 summer camp schedule.
    The RedStorm will host a Shooting Camp for boys and girls, age 8-18, on Wednesday, June 8, from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $40.
    A Point Guard Camp for boys and girls age 12-18 is set for Saturday, June 11, from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $40.
    The Little Storm Day Camp is scheduled for June 14-16, from 10 a.m.-noon p.m. each day, at the Lyne Center on the URG campus. The camp is open to boys and girls, ages 6-9, and the cost is $60.
    The camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game and will be conducted by Rio Grande head coach Ken French, his staff and current players.
    The highlight of the camp schedule is the annual Hard Work Camp, which is scheduled for Sunday, June 19-Friday, June 24. The individual camp is for boys only, age 10-16.
    Cost is $200 for commuters and $285 for overnight campers. Fees include lodging, meals, awards, a reversible camp jersey and a camp t-shirt.

Rio Grande senior D.D. Joiner was named an honorable mention NAIA Division II All-American on Thursday
Thu, Mar. 17, 2016 - [Men's Basketball]

Rio Grande/NAIA Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - University of Rio Grande senior guard D.D. Joiner was among the Honorable Mention selections to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) 2015-16 Division II Men's Basketball All-America team.
    Joiner, a 6-foot-4 guard from Columbus, Ohio, averaged 18.6 points and 7.0 rebounds per game for the RedStorm, who finished 17-14 after a one-point loss at Alice Lloyd in the quarterfinal round of the KIAC Tournament.
    Joiner ranked fifth in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in scoring, eight in rebounding and ninth in field goal percentage. He finished his career at Rio Grande with 1,833 points and 695 rebounds.

Rio Grande senior Travis Elliott was named a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete on Monday
Mon, Mar. 14, 2016 - [Men's Basketball]

NAIA/Rio Grande Sports Information
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - University of Rio Grande senior Travis Elliott is among the 163 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division II Men's Basketball student-athletes named 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

Rio seniors D.D. Joiner and Dwayne Bazemore were among those named to the All-KIAC First Team
Fri, Feb. 26, 2016 - [Men's Basketball]

KIAC/Rio Grande Sports Information
    FLORENCE, Ky. - University of Rio Grande seniors D.D. Joiner and Dwayne Bazemore are among the student-athletes named to the 2015-16 All-Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball First Team.
    The team and other award winners, selected through balloting of the league's 12 head coaches, was announced Friday afternoon.
    Joiner, who, like Bazemore, hails from Columbus, Ohio, averaged 18.6 points and 7.0 rebounds per game for the RedStorm, while Bazemore averaged 15.6 ppg and 9.7 rpg en route to surpassing the 1,000-point mark for his career in just two seasons.
    Bazemore, who had a career-high 22 rebounds in a loss at Asbury on Feb. 9, also led the conference with 13 "double-double" performances for head coach Ken French's squad, which finished 17-14 after a one-point loss at Alice Lloyd in the quarterfinal round of the KIAC Tournament.

Junior Corey Cruse had 14 points and 10 rebounds in Rio's loss at Alice Lloyd in the KIAC tourney quarterfinals
Wed, Feb. 24, 2016 - [Men's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    PIPPA PASSES, Ky. - Tyler Rogers' basket following an offensive rebound with 9.1 seconds remaining capped an 8-0 game-ending run and lifted Alice Lloyd College to a 73-72 win over the University of Rio Grande in the quarterfinal round of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, Wednesday night, at the Grady Nutt Athletic Center.
    The Eagles, the tourney's top seed out of the Capital Division, improved to 17-11 with the victory and advanced to Saturday's semifinal round where they'll host Point Park University, a 98-83 winner over Brescia University in another of Wednesday's quarterfinal contests.
    Rio Grande, the No. 4 seed from the Colonial Division, finished 17-14 with the loss, its third straight and 10th in 13 outings after beginning the season 14-4.
    Nine of the RedStorm's 14 setbacks were by four points or less and another was by just eight points. The three season-ending losses were by a combined five points.

Senior Dwayne Bazemore had a game-high 28 points in Saturday's 82-71 win over Indiana Southeast
Sat, Feb. 13, 2016 - [Men's Basketball]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - After coughing up a 13-point first half advantage, the University of Rio Grande rallied from a six-point second half deficit to defeat Indiana University Southeast, 82-71, in Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball action, Saturday afternoon, at the Newt Oliver Arena.
    Rio Grande, which snapped a three-game losing slide with the Senior Day win, improved to 17-11 overall and 7-7 in the KIAC.
    IU Southeast dropped to 9-18 overall and 5-9 in league play.

 
 
 
 
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