June 19, 2012
Citadel Freshman Van Scyoc Finishes Solid Career in 2012 WBCA All-Star Game
Citadel incoming freshman Matt Van Scyoc, a native of Green Lake, Wisc., recently competed in the 2012 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) D5 All-Star Game.
May 17, 2012
Driesell names Ferrell, Scherbenske to Bulldogs Staff
Citadel basketball head coach Chuck Driesell announced the additions of assistant coach Quinton Ferrell and director of basketball operations Matt Scherbenske to the Bulldogs’ staff.
May 4, 2012
Citadel Basketball Announces Addition of Janeil Jenkins
On Friday, Citadel Basketball Head Coach Chuck Driesell announced the third member of his 2012 class with the signing of point guard Janeil Jenkins to a National Letter of Intent. The 5-foot-10 point guard, who hails from Jacksonville Fla. guided The Miller School to a combined 37 victories over the last two seasons, including a 20-10 record this season.
April 9, 2012
Bulldogs Basketball Honored at Awards Banquet
With fans, friends and alumni on hand, the team recognized the efforts of junior Mike Groselle and drew to a close the career of senior Cosmo Morabbi. Morabbi and The Citadel went head-to-head with four teams that reached postseason play, including Tennessee who earned a No. 1 seed in the NIT.
March 2, 2012
Groselle Scores 21 Points in Dogs 68-56 Loss to Western Carolina at SoCon Tournament
Mike Groselle registered a team-high 21 points and snagged six rebounds, but it was Western Carolina that came away with the 68-56 victory in first round action of the 2012 Southern Conference Tournament.
March 1, 2012
Bulldogs and Catamounts Meet for Third Time in SoCon Tournament History
After nearly a week of preparation for the opening round of the Southern Conference Tournament, The Citadel basketball team returns to the court on Friday afternoon at approximately 2 p.m., when it meets North Division third seed Western Carolina. The game at U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, N.C., marks the third all-time meeting at the conference tournament between the two programs.
February 29, 2012
Groselle Named Second Team All-Conference by SoCon Media
The Citadel's Mike Groselle earned second team all-conference accolades from members of the Southern Conference Sports Media Association on Wednesday.
February 28, 2012
Groselle Named to All-Southern Conference Team
The Citadel's Mike Groselle earned all-conference honors from the Southern Conference on Tuesday following a balloting of the league’s head coaches.
February 26, 2012
Driesell, Bulldogs Face Western Carolina in Opening Round of SoCon Tournament
The Citadel basketball team, winners of two of their last three contests, including victories over Chattanooga and Appalachian State, enters the first round of the 2012 Southern Conference Tournament as the sixth seed out of the South Division. Following Saturday night’s season finale, the Bulldogs are slated to open the tournament on Friday, March 2nd at 2 p.m. against third seeded Western Carolina at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, N.C.
February 25, 2012
Groselle Ties Truesdale’s Double-Double Mark in 55-47 Downing to CofC
Mike Groselle recorded the 14th double-double of the season and 22nd of his career, finishing with 14 points and 16 rebounds, but it was rival College of Charleston that emerged with a 55-47 victory at McAlister Field House on Saturday afternoon.
February 24, 2012
Bulldogs Conclude Regular Season Against Crosstown Rival CofC
With victories in each of its last two contests, The Citadel basketball team wraps up the 2011-12 regular season on Saturday against crosstown rival College of Charleston. The 88th meeting between the two Bulldogs and Cougars will be featured on SoCon Sports Network (Comcast 206/OTA 7.2) as well as ESPN3.com.
February 22, 2012
Holston Posts First Double-Double in Citadel’s 62-51 Victory over Mountaineers
Redshirt junior Bo Holston recorded his first career double-double, 13 points and 10 rebounds, to guide The Citadel to a 62-51 victory over Appalachian State at McAlister Field House. Holston was the catalyst to a Bulldog offense that witnessed three double figure scorers, including Mike Groselle (18 points) and C.J. Bray (10 points). The Citadel has now earned back-to-back Southern Conference victories for the first time since last season, when they downed Western Carolina and Davidson in late January.
February 21, 2012
Bulldogs, Mountaineers Ready for Wednesday Battle at McAlister Field House
Following a two point victory over Chattanooga last weekend, The Citadel returns to action on Wednesday evening when it hosts Appalachian State at McAlister Field House at 7:05 p.m.
February 18, 2012
Miller, Harris III Key in Delivering Citadel to 48-46 Victory at Chattanooga
Marshall Harris III converted the go-ahead 3-pointer with less than two minutes to go as The Citadel ended a 13-game road losing streak with a 48-46 victory at Chattanooga on Saturday evening.
February 17, 2012
Groselle Records 13th Double-Double of Season in Tough 70-53 Loss at Western Carolina
Mike Groselle notched a team-high 17 points to go along with 10 rebounds and Lawrence Miller added 14 points off the bench, but The Citadel was unable to match Western Carolina’s offensive firepower, who emerged with a 70-53 victory at the Ramsey Center on Thursday evening.
February 17, 2012
Dogs Continue Road Swing with Saturday Meeting Against Chattanooga
The Citadel wraps up its brief two-game road trip on Saturday evening when the Bulldogs renew their series with Chattanooga at McKenzie Arena at 7:00 p.m.
February 15, 2012
Bulldogs Head to Western Carolina for First Meeting of Season with Catamounts
The Citadel begins its final regular season road trip of the 2011-12 campaign when the team heads to Cullowhee to face Western Carolina on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m.
February 11, 2012
Freshman Tandem of Moore and Robertson Lead Bulldogs in Tough 73-72 Overtime Loss to Georgia Southern
Citadel freshmen Ashton Moore scored a game-high 24 points and Jordan Robertson added a career-high 10 rebounds, but it was an Georgia Southern’s Willie Powers that made the difference in the Eagles 73-72 overtime victory at McAlister Field House on Saturday evening.
February 10, 2012
Bulldogs, Eagles Tangle In SoCon Hardwoods Battle Saturday
With just three home games remaining on the 2011-12 schedule, The Citadel basketball team welcomes Georgia Southern to McAlister Field House on Saturday evening at 7:05 p.m.
February 9, 2012
Groselle Records 12th Double-Double of Season as Wildcats Hold Off Dogs, 77-66
Citadel center Mike Groselle finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds, but visiting Davidson came away with the 77-66 Southern Conference victory on Thursday evening at McAlister Field House.
February 9, 2012
Bulldog Social Media Special – Feb. 22 vs. Appalachian State
The Citadel Department of Athletics has announced a basketball social media ticket promotion called Bulldog Social Media Seats.
February 8, 2012
The Citadel Begins Weekend Set Against Division Leading Wildcats
The Citadel basketball team makes its return to McAlister Field House on Thursday evening when they host Southern Conference South Division leading Davidson at 7 p.m. The Bulldogs (4-19, 1-11 SoCon), are looking to avenge an 80-51 loss suffered at Belk Arena on Jan. 21. The Wildcats (18-5, 12-1 SoCon) have put together a three-game winning streak following their first conference loss of the season at Samford.
February 4, 2012
Miller Hits Career-High Five Threes in Citadel’s Narrow 71-66 Downing at Elon
Lawrence Miller scored a team-high 15 points, keyed by five 3-pointers, and Mike Groselle added 14 points but it was Elon that emerged with the 71-66 victory in a tightly contested Southern Conference hardwoods battle on Saturday evening. Miller, who recorded back-to-back double figure games for the first time in his collegiate career, reached the milestone in his second career start. The Phoenix were led by the offensive efforts of Jack Isenbarger and Lucas Troutman, who finished with 34 and 14 points, respectively.
February 3, 2012
Dogs Complete Two-Game Trek in Tar Heel State Against Elon on Saturday
The Citadel basketball team completes its two-game weekend series in the Triad region of North Carolina when it travels 18 miles north to face Southern Conference foe Elon on Saturday evening at 7 p.m. The Bulldogs (4-18, 1-10 SoCon), are looking to snap a three-game losing streak to the Phoenix that dates back to Feb. 12, 2011, at Alumni Gymnasium where they are 1-4 all-time. Elon (11-10, 6-4 SoCon) is coming off a slim 99-98 double overtime victory against College of Charleston on Thursday as they look to keep pace with North Division leader UNCG.
February 2, 2012
Groselle, Miller Spark Citadel Offense in Tough 82-71 Road Loss at UNCG
The combination of Citadel scorers Mike Groselle (20 pts.) and Lawrence Miller (15 pts.) led the way for the Bulldogs, who suffered a difficult 82-71 loss at UNC Greensboro in Southern Conference action on Thursday evening. Groselle posted his seventh 20-point game in conference play this season, hitting 7-of-15 from the floor to go along with eight rebounds. Miller countered with a 4-of-7 performance, draining 3-of-5 from 3-point range, en route to his fourth career double-digit outing. UNCG was sparked by the play of Trevis Simpson (23 pts.), Derrell Armstrong (14 pts.), Aloysius Henry (13 pts.) and Korey Van Dussen (11 pts.).
February 1, 2012
Groselle Named to CollegeHoopsNet.com All-Conference for January
Citadel junior Mike Groselle was selected to Collegehoopsnet.com All-SoCon team on Wednesday after averaging 18.8 points per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game during a nine-game stretch in January.
February 1, 2012
Citadel Hoops Begins Weekend Set Against SoCon North Division Leader UNC Greensboro on Thursday
The Citadel basketball team opens up the month of February at Southern Conference North Division leader UNC Greensboro on Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Bulldogs (4-17, 1-9 SoCon), are looking to avenge a dramatic one-point loss suffered at the hands of the Spartans at McAlister Field House on Jan. 14. Meanwhile, UNCG (8-14, 6-4 SoCon) looks to extend its six-game winning streak that began following a victory over the College of Charleston on Jan. 12.
January 31, 2012
2012 Southern Conference Basketball Tournament Information
2012 Southern Conference Basketball Tournament/Asheville, N.C./Kimmel Arena
January 28, 2012
Groselle Posts 19th Career Double-Double as Furman Holds on to Earn 67-58 Win
The Citadel’s Mike Groselle scored a game-high 24 points to go along with 11 rebounds, marking his 19th career double-double, but it was Furman’s late game heroics that allowed the Paladins to come through with a 67-58 victory at McAlister Field House on Saturday evening. Groselle moved into a second place tie with former Citadel standouts J’Mel Everhart (19 career double-doubles) and Regan Truesdale’s (10 single-season double-doubles). Meanwhile, the Paladins were energized by the trio of Colin Reddick (12 points), Bobby Austin (11 points) and Brandon Sebirumbi (10 points). The game included a halftime ceremony for Jake Burrows (’40), whose No. 3 jersey was honored placed in the rafters in honor of his contributions to the success of the Bulldog Basketball program.
January 27, 2012
Bulldogs Renew Longstanding Rivalry with Furman on Saturday
The Citadel Basketball team wraps up their brief two-game stint at McAlister Field House on Saturday when they renew their longstanding rivalry with Furman at 7:05 p.m. The 197th installment of the all-time series, which dates back to the 1920 season, has swayed in favor of the Paladins of late, who have won the last four straight dating back to last season. The Bulldogs (4-16, 1-8 SoCon) are looking to snap a five-game losing streak, while Furman (10-10, 4-5 SoCon) hopes to build on the momentum from Thursday’s night victory over the College of Charleston.
January 26, 2012
Holston’s Solid Performance Unable to Topple Terriers as Bulldogs Fall 62-55
Citadel redshirt junior Bo Holston scored a team-high 14 points in reserve, one short of a career-high, but it was four double figure scorers that pushed Wofford to a 62-55 victory at McAlister Field House on Thursday evening. Holston energized the Bulldogs lineup by hitting 5-of-8 from the floor, including a 3-pointer, while making his impact defensively with one steal and one block. His counterpart, the Terriers Karl Cochran, took home game-high honors, scoring 18 points behind a 7-of-13 shooting performance. Cochran knocked down four 3-pointers, all in the second half, as Wofford ran its streak to 11 straight in the series.
January 25, 2012
Citadel Hoops Returns to McAlister Field House for SoCon Clash with Wofford
The Citadel Basketball team begins a two-game home stand on Thursday evening when they host Wofford at McAlister Field House for a 7:05 p.m. tipoff. The Bulldogs (4-15, 1-7 SoCon) are looking to win their first game at home since Jan. 7, when they came away with a 73-62 victory over Samford, and in the process snap a 10-game losing streak against the Upstate rival Terriers. Meanwhile, Wofford (12-8, 5-3 SoCon) is in the midst of a three-game winning streak that includes victories over Georgia Southern, Appalachian State and Furman.
January 23, 2012
Groselle Registers Third Straight 20-point outing in 78-72 Double Overtime Downing at Georgia Southern
Led by Mike Groselle’s 10th double-double of the season, 20 points and 14 rebounds, The Citadel extended Georgia Southern to double overtime before the Eagles emerged with a 78-72 victory at Hanner Fieldhouse on Monday evening. Groselle’s performance marked the third straight 20-point outing and fourth in his last five games. Coincedentally he has now recorded 18 career double-doubles and 10 in the 2011-12 campaign, moving within two of Patrick Elmore (1989-90) for most in a single-season in program history.
January 22, 2012
Dogs Complete Brief Two-Game Road Swing on Monday at Georgia Southern
The Citadel Basketball team completes its two-game Southern Conference road swing on Monday when the team faces Georgia Southern for the 46th time in program history. The two teams, who tip-off at Hanner Fieldhouse at 7 p.m., have been involved in 25 games decided by nine points or less in the storied all-time series that dates back to Dec. 20, 1960. Georgia Southern (7-11, 5-3 SoCon) is looking to build on the momentum from a five-point victory over College of Charleston, while the Bulldogs (4-14, 1-6 SoCon) are hoping to rebound from a loss at Davidson on Saturday evening.
January 21, 2012
Groselle Scores Game-High 22 Points as Dogs Fall to Davidson, 80-51
Citadel center Mike Groselle topped the 20-point plateau for the third time in the last four games, scoring 22 points, but it was a hot shooting Davidson squad that came away victorious, 80-51, on Saturday night at John M. Belk Arena. Groselle was the bright spot in a tough night for the Bulldogs, hitting 7-of-10 from the floor and 8-for-11 from the free throw line, en route to his game-high 22 points.
January 20, 2012
Bulldogs Travel to Davidson for Battle with SoCon South Division Leaders
On Saturday, The Citadel Basketball team begins the first leg of a two-game road trip, when they head to Davidson for a meeting with the Southern Conference South Division leading Wildcats. The Bulldogs (4-13, 1-5 SoCon), who split last season’s series with Davidson (13-4, 7-0 SoCon) as each team won at the opponents venue, look to become the first team in SoCon action to hand the Wildcats a loss. Tip-off in the 137th all-time meeting between the two schools is set for 7 p.m. at Belk Arena.
January 14, 2012
Groselle Nets Game-High 22 Points in 67-66 Heartbreaker Against UNC Greensboro
In a game where the lead changed hands four times in the final 18 seconds as UNC Greensboro came away with a game-winning dunk by Trevis Simpson to down The Citadel, 67-66, in front of a shocked crowd at McAlister Field House. In the waning seconds of the game, the Dogs DeVontae Wright hit a long jumper from just inside the 3-point line for the apparent winner, before an official review gave the Spartans 0.9 seconds which eventually turned into 0.5 seconds following a Citadel deflection. That deflection led to the Simpson score, following an in-bounds pass from Drew Parker, cinching the Spartan victory.
January 13, 2012
Dogs Look to Avenge Spartans on Saturday at McAlister Field House
The Citadel Basketball team looks to avenge a pair of recent losses in its rivalry against Southern Conference nemesis UNC Greensboro on Saturday evening when the two teams go head-to-head at McAlister Field House. The Bulldogs are seeking two wins in a three-game home stand that began with a 73-62 downing of Samford on Jan. 7, when they tip-off with the Spartans at 7:05 p.m. UNC Greensboro holds a slight 13-7 advantage in the all-time series that dates back to the 1979-80 season.
January 12, 2012
Groselle Notches Ninth Double-Double in 70-55 Loss to Elon
Citadel junior Mike Groselle came through with his ninth double-double of the season, finishing with 17 points and 11 rebounds, but it was Elon that came away with the 70-55 Southern Conference victory on Thursday evening at McAlister Field House. Teammate C.J. Bray posted a career-high 10 points, joining Groselle as the only Bulldogs in double figures.
January 11, 2012
The Citadel to Honor Jake Burrows’ Jersey No. 3 with a Banner in McAlister Field House
The Citadel Department of Athletics will honor Col. Jake Burrows’ jersey No. 3 with a banner in McAlister Field House to commemorate the Hall of Famer’s many contributions to his alma mater.
January 11, 2012
Bulldogs Continue Home Stand with Battle Against SoCon Foe Elon
The Citadel Basketball team continues its three-game home stand with a game against North Division foe Elon on Thursday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m. in McAlister Field House. The Bulldogs, who are coming off a victory in their SoCon home opener against Samford, look to avenge a pair of losses at the hands of the Phoenix in 2011. The last time the two teams met came during the 2011 SoCon Tournament, when Elon ended the Dogs season 85-74. The Phoenix hold a 10-4 edge in the all-time series between the two teams, which dates back to Dec. 18, 1951.
January 7, 2012
Groselle, Morabbi Top 20-Point Plateau in Citadel’s 73-62 Victory Over Samford
The tandem of Mike Groselle and Cosmo Morabbi accounted for 45 points as The Citadel won their first Southern Conference game of the season, 73-62, over Samford on Saturday evening. Groselle scored 25 points to tie his career-high and by virtue of finishing 10-for-10 from the floor set a program record that was previously held by John Sutor and Ted Mosay for highest field goal percentage. Meanwhile, Morabbi established a new career-high, 20 points, to go along with six assists and four steals. It marks the third time in the last five games that Morabbi has topped double figures for the Dogs.
January 6, 2012
The Citadel Hosts Samford in First SoCon Home Game of Season
When The Citadel takes to the court against Samford on Saturday, Jan. 7, it will not only mark the sixth home game, but also the first Southern Conference home contest of the 2011-12 campaign. The Citadel is looking to snap a five-game losing streak in conference play, dating back to the 2010-11 season, when the two teams tipoff at 7:05 p.m. at McAlister Field House. The two teams have met on eight previous occasions, since the 1991-92 season, with the Cadets holding a 6-2 edge in the all-time series.
January 5, 2012
Morabbi Scores Team-High 14 Points in Bulldogs 77-45 Loss at Furman
The Citadel’s Cosmo Morabbi scored a team-high 14 points, his third double-digit outing in the last four contests, but it was Furman that came away with a 77-45 victory in the Bulldogs third Southern Conference game of the season on Thursday evening. Joining Morabbi offensively were Mike Groselle, who finished with 10 points and eight rebounds, and DeVontae Wright, who chimed in with seven points.
January 4, 2012
Bulldogs, Paladins Renew Historic Rivalry
Fresh off a victory in their final non-conference game of the 2011-12 season, The Citadel Basketball team returns to Southern Conference action when they head to Furman on Thursday evening. The 196th all-time meeting between the two South Carolina institutions is set for 7 p.m. at Timmons Arena. The Bulldogs (3-10, 0-2 SoCon) are looking to snap a three-game losing streak at the hands of the Paladins, which dates back to the 2009-10 season, and in the process earn their first win in conference play this season.
January 2, 2012
Moore Pours in Career-High 30 Points as Bulldogs Win 91-74 over UVA-Wise
Citadel freshman Ashton Moore poured in a game-high 30 points as the Bulldogs snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 91-74 victory over UVA-Wise at McAlister Field House on Monday evening. Moore became the first Cadet to net 30 points in a contest since Cameron Wells accomplished the feat on Feb. 12, 2009 against Appalachian State. Teammate Mike Groselle further embedded himself in Citadel history with a 19-point, 13-rebound performance to tie Matt Newman and Craig Burgess for third place with 16 career double-doubles.
January 1, 2012
Bulldogs Return to McAlister Field House for Hardwoods Battle with UVA-Wise
The Citadel Basketball team makes a brief return to McAlister Field House on Monday evening when it hosts UVA-Wise at 7 p.m. It is the second installment in the all-time series between the two programs, after the Dogs won decisively, 69-37, during the 2009 CollegeInsider.com Skip Prosser Invitational. The game marks the first home game for the Bulldogs since Dec. 14 against Charleston Southern.
December 29, 2011
Groselle Scores Game-High 21 in Bulldogs 86-55 Downing at Tennessee
Mike Groselle netted a game-high 21 points to go along with eight rebounds, but it was the University of Tennessee came away with a 86-55 victory in front of 16,245 in attendance at Thompson-Boiling Arena on Thursday evening. Groselle, who reach the 20-point plateau for the fifth time in his Bulldog career, became just the fifth player this season to score 20 points or more against the Volunteers.
December 28, 2011
Bulldogs, Volunteers Meet for Fourth Time in Program History
On Thursday, The Citadel Basketball team returns to action after a seven-day layoff when the Bulldogs go head-to-head with the University of Tennessee. The game, set to begin at 7 p.m. at Thompson-Boiling Arena, marks the completion of a three-game road stretch for the Cadets. Coincidentally it is the fourth all-time meeting between the two programs and first since the 2003-04 season.
December 23, 2011
Groselle Leads Four in Double Figures in Hard Fought 70-58 Loss to Pioneers
Mike Groselle scored a team-high 16 points to lead four Citadel players in double figures, but it was the University of Denver that came through with the 70-58 victory in front of 6,355 in attendance at Magness Arena on Thursday evening. Groselle was joined offensively by teammates DeVontae Wright (15 points), Lawrence Miller (12 points) and Cosmo Morabbi (10 points).
December 21, 2011
Bulldogs Put Final Preparations on Inaugural Meeting with Pioneers
For the first time in program history, The Citadel Basketball team will go head-to-head with Denver University. It is the second game of a three-game road swing for the Dogs, who tipoff at 9 p.m. EST at Magness Arena. The meeting marks the Bulldogs third trip to the state of Colorado over the course of the last 370 days, including games at Colorado University and the Air Force Academy (2011 All-Military Classic).
December 19, 2011
Groselle Posts Seventh Double-Double in loss to James Madison, 67-49
Citadel junior Mike Groselle posted his seventh double-double of the season, 11 points and 11 rebounds, but it was James Madison that emerged with the decisive 67-49 victory on Monday evening at the JMU Convocation Center. Groselle was joined in scoring by teammates Lawrence Miller (eight points) and Bo Holston (seven points).
December 18, 2011
Dogs Head to James Madison for First of Three Straight Road Games
The Citadel Basketball team makes their first trek outside the state of South Carolina, since Nov. 26, when they play at James Madison on Monday evening at 7 p.m. The Bulldogs begin a three-game in 10-day road trip against the Dukes, and in the process look to snap a five-game losing skid.
December 14, 2011
Citadel Basketball Makes Impact on Local Youth During Holidays
Between studying for their final exams and preparing for the upcoming contest with Charleston Southern, members of The Citadel Basketball team spent their weekend at McAlister Field House working with over 300 five and six year olds from the Mount Pleasant Recreation Center FUNdamentals Clinic.
December 14, 2011
Moore Scores 18 Points in Tough Loss to Cross-Town Rival Bucs, 88-69
Freshman guard Ashton Moore scored 18 points and was joined in double figures by Mike Groselle (15 points) and DeVontae Wright (11 points), as rival Charleston Southern emerged with the 88-69 victory at McAlister Field House on Wednesday evening. The Bulldogs closed out the contest by hitting 30-of-68 (44.1%) from the field, including 6-of-14 (42.9%) from 3-point range, but it was Charleston Southern’s 19-of-31 (61.3%) shooting in the second half that made for the difference.
December 13, 2011
Citadel Basketball Returns to Action Against CSU on Wednesday
After an eight-day hiatus due to exam week, The Citadel Basketball team returns to action on Wednesday night when they hosts Charleston Southern at McAlister Field House. The 35th all-time meeting between the two programs is set to begin at 7:05 p.m. All kids (12-and-under) will receive free admission as part of the “Take a Kid To The Game” promotion.
December 8, 2011
Groselle Named November’s SoCon Athlete of the Month
Citadel Basketball standout Mike Groselle earned his second honor of the season from the Southern Conference office, when he was named November Athlete of the Month on Thursday. The athletes of the month are nominated by each member institution and selected by the conference office.
December 6, 2011
Performances of Smith, Wright Unable to Topple Coastal Carolina, 80-58
Sophomore Barry Smith reached double figures for the fourth time in his career as he scored a team-high 15 points in The Citadel’s 80-58 loss to visiting Coastal Carolina at McAlister Field House on Tuesday evening. Classmate DeVontae Wright added 10 points and two assists, but it was the Chanticleers remarkable shooting performance (34-60) that was most decisive in the contest.
December 5, 2011
Citadel Hoops Returns to McAlister Field House for Meeting with Coastal Carolina
The Citadel Basketball team returns to McAlister Field House for the first time in 15 days when they host Coastal Carolina at 7:05 p.m. on Tuesday evening. The Bulldogs will look to avenge a 72-64 loss at the hands of Chanticleers last season as the two teams meet for the tenth time in program history. Fans are encouraged to bring a new toy for the Charleston area “Toys for Tots” and they will receive a $6 discounted ticket.
December 3, 2011
Groselle, Moore Highlight Bulldogs’ Effort in Tough 82-63 Loss at Wofford
The Citadel’s duo of Mike Groselle and Ashton Moore each scored a team-high 13 points, but it was Wofford that came away with the 82-63 victory at Benjamin Johnson Arena in Southern Conference basketball action Saturday evening. Point guard DeVontae Wright added 10 points for his second double-figure game of the season and first since a career-high 26-point outing against Army at the All-Military Classic.
December 2, 2011
Groselle Posts Seventh Straight Double-Double in 83-64 Loss to Cougars
Mike Groselle posted his seventh straight double-double, 20 points and 19 rebounds, but it was College of Charleston that emerged victorious in the intracity rivalry, 83-64, at TD Arena on Thursday night. Groselle became just the third player in program history to post 19 rebounds or more in a double-double effort, tying previous marks set by Patrick Elmore (20 vs. Davidson; Feb. 20, 1990) and Regan Truesdale (19 vs. ETSU; March 10, 1983).
December 2, 2011
Bulldogs Travel to Wofford for Second Southern Conference Game in Three-Day Span
The Citadel, in the midst of a three-game in five-day stretch, heads to Wofford College on Saturday for the 90th all-time meeting between the two schools. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at Benjamin Johnson Arena as the Dogs look to snap a nine-game losing streak at the hands of the Terriers, dating back to Jan. 6, 2007.
November 30, 2011
Bulldogs, Cougars Renew Rivalry on Thursday to Open SoCon Slate
The 87th installment of the crosstown rivalry between The Citadel and College of Charleston in basketball action on Thursday will mark the first-ever meeting between the two schools to open the Southern Conference schedule. The game is set to begin at 8:00 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN3 as well as MyTV (Channel 13 Comcast). The Bulldogs are heading into the contest with a split in their last two games, following a tough 80-72 overtime loss at High Point on Saturday evening.
November 26, 2011
High Point Escapes The Citadel, 80-72, in Overtime Thriller
The Citadel’s Mike Groselle posted his sixth straight double-double (15 points, 13 rebounds), but it was High Point’s Nick Barbour that made the difference in overtime, as the Panthers emerged with an 80-72 overtime victory at the Millis Athletic and Convocation Center on Saturday evening. Groselle was joined by teammates Lawrence Miller (14 points), Ashton Moore (12 points) and Marshall Harris III (10 points), who all reached double figures.
November 25, 2011
Citadel Basketball Heads to High Point for Clash with Panthers
After a five-day layoff following a victory over Florida Christian, The Citadel Basketball team returns to action at High Point University on Saturday, Nov. 26. It marks the fifth all-time meeting between the two programs, and second in as many years, with the series deadlocked at 2-2. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at the Millis Athletic & Convocation Center.
November 21, 2011
Groselle, Smith Lead The Citadel to 97-44 Win Over Florida Christian
Mike Groselle and Barry Smith scored 19 points apiece to lead five Citadel players in double figures as the Bulldogs routed Florida Christian by a final score of 97-44 at McAlister Field House on Monday evening. Groselle became the first Citadel player, since 1974, to record five consecutive double-doubles, finishing with 19 points and 11 rebounds, as Bulldog Head Coach Chuck Driesell earned his 100th career coaching victory in dramatic fashion.
November 20, 2011
Bulldogs Return to Hardwoods on Monday Against Florida Christian
For just the second time in program history and first time since the 2005-06 season, The Citadel will host Florida Christian at McAlister Field House on Monday evening. Tip-off between the Bulldogs and Suns is set for 7:05 p.m.
November 17, 2011
The Citadel Releases 2011-12 Basketball Media Guide
The Citadel Athletics Media Relations Department launched the second edition of the online virtual basketball media guide on Thursday. The 2011-12 guide, which replaces the traditional printed version of the media guide, can be found at www.CitadelSports.com by clicking on Multimedia and then Virtual Team Media Guides or on the basketball page under Team Information.
November 16, 2011
Groselle Notches Fourth Consecutive Double-Double in Tough Loss to Tigers
The Citadel’s junior center Mike Groselle recorded his fourth straight double-double, 16 points and 11 rebounds, but it was Upstate foe Clemson that emerged with a 73-50 victory at McAlister Field House in front of 5,186 in attendance. Groselle, the lone Bulldog in double figures, was joined alongside teammates Cosmo Morabbi and Bo Holston, who netted eight points respectively.
November 15, 2011
Bulldogs Basketball Hosts Clemson for First Time in 22 Years
On Wednesday night, for the first time since Nov. 28, 1989, The Citadel Basketball team will host in-state rival Clemson at McAlister Field House. The game, set to begin at 7:05 p.m., marks the 81st meeting between the two programs. The Bulldogs (1-1) are fresh off an 83-72 victory over Army at the All Military Classic, while the Tigers (1-0) are coming off a win over Gardner-Webb, 65-44.
November 15, 2011
Southern Conference Names Groselle as Player of the Week
The Citadel’s Mike Groselle added another accolade to his resume on Tuesday following his performance at the All Military Classic in Colorado Springs, Colo., when he was named Southern Conference Player of the Week for all games through Nov. 14 according to the league office. The recent honor comes one day after College Sports Madness named Groselle as SoCon Player of the Week.
November 14, 2011
Groselle Named College Sports Madness SoCon Player of the Week
The Citadel’s Mike Groselle earned national recognition as College Sports Madness SoCon Player of the Week after combining for 41 points on 16-of-21 (76.2%) at this weekend’s All Military Classic in Colorado Springs, Colo. The junior center, who was named to the all-tournament team, finished with a pair of double-doubles against VMI (25 pts., 11 rebs.) and Army (16 pts., 10 rebs.).
November 12, 2011
Wright’s Career-High 26 Leads Bulldogs To Comeback Win Over Army
Sophomore DeVontae Wright scored a career-high 26 points -- 18 in the second half -- to lead The Citadel to an 83-72 comeback victory over Army in the third-place game of the inaugural All-Military Classic Saturday night. The Bulldogs (1-1) shot 51.9 percent from the field in the second half on their way to erasing Army's 12-point halftime lead.
November 11, 2011
Rally Falls Short as The Citadel Drops Opener to VMI
The Citadel men’s basketball team matched intensity with an up-tempo Virginia Military Institute squad for 40 minutes at 7,258 feet above sea-level, but the Bulldogs fell short in the season opener for both teams, dropping a 103-100 decision to the Keydets Friday evening at the All-Military Classic hosted by Air Force at Clune Arena. The Bulldogs will face Army in the third-place game at 8:30 p.m. EST on Saturday.
November 10, 2011
The Citadel Opens Hoop Season Against VMI at All Military Classic
The Citadel Basketball team begins the 2011-12 season against VMI at the All Military Classic on Friday, Nov. 11 at midnight. The game is the first of a two-day tournament that features host Air Force, Army, The Citadel and VMI. Coincidentally it marks the first time that the Bulldogs and Keydets have met on the hardwoods since Feb. 24, 2003.
November 9, 2011
Bulldogs Hoops Add Pair in 2012 Early Signing Period
Citadel Basketball Head Coach Chuck Driesell released the names of two players, Matthew Van Scyoc and Raemond Robinson, who will join the Bulldogs as members of the 2012 recruiting class. Driesell’s second recruiting class, since joining the Bulldog Basketball program in April 2010, follows a 2011 class that included eight players.
November 3, 2011
Guyton Named Citadel Basketball Public Address Announcer
After 30 auditions from interested individuals in the Charleston community, The Citadel has selected their new public address announcer for Bulldogs Basketball, Jimmie Guyton.
October 29, 2011
Moore Leads Citadel Hoops to 87-60 Triumph over Tennessee Wesleyan
Freshman guard Ashton Moore scored a game-high 21 points behind six 3-pointers as The Citadel earned an 87-60 exhibition victory Tennessee Wesleyan at McAlister Field House on Saturday evening. Moore was one of five players in double figures, along with Mike Groselle (15 points, 13 rebounds), DeVontae Wright (13 points), Lawrence Miller (12 points) and Cosmo Morabbi (10 points).
October 28, 2011
Citadel Hoops Hosts Tennessee Wesleyan in Exhibition Game on Saturday
After two weeks of practice in preparation for the 2011-12 season, The Citadel Basketball team hosts Tennessee Wesleyan in an exhibition game at McAlister Field House on Saturday evening at 5 p.m. The season marks the second under head coach Chuck Driesell, whose squad features eight newcomers, two juniors, two sophomores and one senior.
October 25, 2011
Bulldogs Basketball Completes First Full Week of Practice
The Citadel Basketball team heads into their exhibition game against Tennessee Wesleyan on Saturday, at McAlister Field House, with 10 days of practice under second-year head coach Chuck Driesell.
October 21, 2011
Open Auditions for PA Announcer
Open Auditions for a new Public Address Announcer is slated for Monday, October 24, 7PM at McAlister field House.
October 19, 2011
Deadline to Purchase The Citadel Basketball Season Tickets Extended
The deadline to purchase 2011-12 season basketball tickets at a discounted rate has been extended. Bulldog fans have until October 28 to purchase season tickets at the $155 rate.
October 17, 2011
The Citadel to Host Auditions for New Basketball PA Announcer
If you’ve ever had a desire to work as the public address announcer for The Citadel home basketball games, then we want to hear you!
October 14, 2011
The Citadel Basketball Opens Second Season Under Driesell
The Citadel Basketball team officially opened the 2011-12 season following the first practice with Head Coach Chuck Driesell on Friday evening. The squad features eight newcomers, two juniors, two sophomores and one senior that will look to fill the scoring void left vacated by the likes of Cameron Wells, Zach Urbanus and Austin Dahn.
September 26, 2011
Bulldog Basketball Visits Children’s Unit at MUSC
Over the weekend, five members of The Citadel Basketball team gave back to the community when they visited the Medical University of South Carolina’s (MUSC) Children’s Hospital.
August 24, 2011
2010-11 Moment #3: Cameron Wells Becomes The Citadel’s All-Time Leading Scorer
With the 2011-12 season right around the corner, we wanted to take a look back at the past year. We will countdown our Top 10 moments from 2010-11 in the world of Bulldog Athletics. Follow along with us over the next two weeks through Friday, Aug. 26 on CitadelSports.com!
August 16, 2011
2010-11 Moment #9: Basketball Stuns Cats in Cullowhee with Huge Comeback Win
With the 2011-12 season right around the corner, we wanted to take a look back at the past year. We will countdown our Top 10 moments from 2010-11 in the world of Bulldog Athletics. Follow along with us over the next two weeks through Friday, Aug. 26 on CitadelSports.com!
August 11, 2011
The Citadel Basketball Announces 2011-12 Schedule
Citadel Head Coach Chuck Driesell’s second season at the helm will feature six teams that experienced postseason tournament action, according to the 2011-12 Basketball schedule released by the Athletics Department on Thursday. The Bulldogs will make two separate trips to Colorado, opening the season in the inaugural All Military Classic in Colorado Springs against VMI, followed by a December meeting with Denver University.
July 5, 2011
One-on-one with Citadel signee Michael Hundley
Among the five post players making a commitment during the 2011 early signing period for The Citadel Basketball program was Detroit, Michigan native Michael Hundley. Hundley comes from a rich basketball family that includes second cousins Sean May (a National Championship winner at North Carolina in 2005) and Scott May (1976 National Championship winner at the University of Indiana, 1976 Olympic Gold Medalist).
June 28, 2011
One-on-one with Citadel signee Dylen Setzekorn
Dylen Setzekorn spent last season improving his game at The Hun School (Princeton, N.J.) before becoming one of eight commitments in The Citadel Head Coach Chuck Driesell’s first signing class. Setzekorn was instrumental in leading The Hun School to victories in five of their last seven games, including three straight in the MAPL (Mid-Atlantic Prep League) Tournament, as the Raiders capped off a 12-14 season with a trip to the NJISAA (New Jersey Independent School Athletic Association) Tournament.
June 20, 2011
One-on-one with Citadel signee Jordan Robertson
Power forward Jordan Robertson was one of two North Carolina players that Citadel Basketball Head Coach Chuck Driesell added during the early 2011 signing period, and like his Tar Heel state counterpart, Lawrence Miller, Robertson comes from a highly-acclaimed high school program. Robertson comes to The Citadel from Greensboro Day School, who has won at least 20 games in each of the last five seasons, including a 30-4 record during his freshman season.
June 14, 2011
One-on-one with Citadel signee Ashton Moore
In April, Citadel Head Basketball Coach Chuck Driesell announced his eighth commitment in the 2011-12 class, when Nansemond River High School guard Ashton Moore signed a National-Letter of Intent. Moore, a standout player named to the Virginia Coaches Association AAA All-Star Game, averaged 18 points, 4.3 assists and 4.3 rebounds in his senior season at Nansemond River.
June 6, 2011
One-on-one with Citadel signee Lawrence Miller
Lawrence Miller was one of two players added from North Carolina during the fall signing period by Citadel Head Coach Chuck Driesell and his staff. Miller, a 6-1 guard from United Faith Christian Academy in Charlotte, is a heralded guard that captured the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) State Championship in the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons.
May 23, 2011
One-on-one with Citadel signee Marshall Harris
The early signing period brought The Citadel basketball program one of the most highly touted point guards in the state of Texas. Marshall Harris, a two-time All-District honoree from San Antonio’s William H. Taft High School, was a centerpiece of head coach Chuck Driesell’s 2011 recruiting class. Behind San Antonio Express Coach of the Year Joey Tate, Harris’ team reached the Final Four of the Texas Basketball State 5A Championships in 2011, the largest classification in the state. The three-year starter and two-time All-District recipient gained numerous accolades, including a nomination to the 2010-11 McDonald’s All-America Team.
May 16, 2011
One-on-one with Citadel Signee CJ Bray
Over the course of the next eight weeks, beginning with James Island High School product CJ Bray, we will take a one-on-one look at the freshmen on the 2011-12 Citadel Basketball team. Listed by ESPN as the 130th at the forward position, Bray averaged approximately 14 points and eight rebounds per game for James Island in his junior season. Under the direction of head coach Stan Wilkins, Bray averaged nearly 18 points and 10 rebounds during conference play to garner all-region recognition as a senior.