2012-13 Citadel Basketball News

May 20, 2013
Bulldogs Hoops Add Koopman and Sledge to 2013-14 Class
Citadel basketball head coach Chuck Driesell announced on Monday that Tom Koopman and Warren Sledge signed their National Letter of Intent to join the Bulldog basketball program.

April 15, 2013
Citadel Basketball Hands Out Honors at 2012-13 Awards Banquet
The Citadel Basketball team placed the finishing touches on the 2012-13 season with an awards banquet at Pearson Lounge on Monday evening.

April 5, 2013
Groselle Named Senior CLASS First Team All-American
Citadel center Mike Groselle, who ranks in the top 10 of seven statistical categories in program history, added to his list of career accolades on Thursday when he was named as a Senior CLASS first team All-American.

March 8, 2013
Groselle Caps Off Citadel Career with Tough 76-61 Loss to Western Carolina in SoCon Tournament
Western Carolina’s Trey Sumler scored a game-high 27 points to move the Catamounts into the quarterfinal round of the 2013 Southern Conference Tournament following a 76-61 victory over The Citadel at the U.S. Cellular Center.

March 7, 2013
Bulldogs Open SoCon Tournament Against Western Carolina on Friday
The Citadel basketball team opens the 2013 Southern Conference Tournament on Friday evening at 8:30 p.m. when the Bulldogs meet Western Carolina at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, N.C.

March 5, 2013
Groselle, Van Scyoc Receive Southern Conference Honors by Coaches & Media
Citadel center Mike Groselle was tabbed as all-conference by the Southern Conference coaches and second team all-conference by members of the media, while forward Matt Van Scyoc was named to the all-freshman team by the coaches and media on Tuesday.

March 4, 2013
Groselle Receives SoCon Player of the Week Award
The Citadel’s Mike Groselle has been named the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for all games played February 26 through March 2. It is the first time since Nov. 13 that the Plano, Texas, native has received the accolade, placing him alongside Jake Cohen (Davidson) and Lucas Troutman (Elon) as the only players to be distinguished with the honor on multiple occasions this season.

March 2, 2013
Setzekorn Leads Second Half Rally as Bulldogs Fall to Wofford 69-62
The Citadel basketball team outscored Wofford 23-8 during a 6:23 stretch of the second half, trimming a 17-point lead to two points, but the Terriers held on late to capture a 69-62 win to close out the regular season at Benjamin Johnson Arena on Saturday evening.

March 1, 2013
Bulldogs Travel to Wofford for Saturday’s Regular Season Finale
Following Southern Conference victories over Appalachian State and Furman, The Citadel basketball team enters the weekend with an opportunity to duplicate a 52-year-old record with a victory over Wofford at Benjamin Johnson Arena on Saturday at 7 p.m. A third straight win in conference action would place the 2012-13 squad alongside the 1960-61 team as the only in program history to win three straight league games heading into the SoCon Tournament.

February 28, 2013
Groselle’s Double-Double Highlights 68-57 Win Over Furman on Senior Night
Senior Mike Groselle left his mark in his final collegiate game at McAlister Field House as he notched his 27th career double-double (24 points, 10 rebounds) to lead The Citadel to a 68-57 victory over Furman on Thursday evening.

February 27, 2013
Bulldogs Host Paladins on Thursday in Home Finale
The Citadel basketball team completes the home portion of the 2012-13 schedule on Thursday evening when the Bulldogs host Furman at 7:05. Fans are encouraged to come out early to the game to recognize the careers of Mike Groselle and Stephen Elmore as part of Senior Night festivities.

February 24, 2013
Blue Hose Complete 68-65 Win Over The Citadel in ESPN Ramada Worldwide Bracketbuster
Presbyterian College’s Khalid Mutakabbir recorded a game-high 25 points as the Blue Hose earned a 68-65 victory over The Citadel in the ESPN Ramada Worldwide Bracketbuster game on Saturday evening.

February 22, 2013
Bulldogs Renew Upstate Rivalry with Presbyterian at ESPN Ramada Worldwide Bracketbusters
The Citadel basketball team looks to carry the momentum from a recent 80-77 overtime victory over Appalachian State into the weekend when the Bulldogs head to Presbyterian for the 11th annual ESPN Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters on Saturday evening at 7:45 p.m.

February 21, 2013
Groselle Double-Double and Van Scyoc Season-High Lead Dogs to 80-77 Overtime Win over Mountaineers
Mike Groselle completed his 26th career double-double with 22 points and 14 rebounds, including 10 points in the extra session, as The Citadel earned an 80-77 overtime victory in Southern Conference action on Wednesday evening. He was joined in double figures by freshman sharpshooter Matt Van Scyoc who added a season-high 24 points, due in large part to four 3-pointers, as The Citadel earn its third win at the Holmes Convocation Center since the 2008-09 campaign.

February 19, 2013
Bulldogs Head to Appalachian State for Wednesday Tilt with Mountaineers
The Citadel basketball team will look to snap its four-game losing streak on Wednesday night when it takes on Appalachian State at the Holmes Convocation Center at 8 p.m.

February 16, 2013
Groselle Records Game-High 21 Points in 72-57 Loss to Davidson
Davidson’s Nik Cochran scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures as the Wildcats earned their 10th straight victory at McAlister Fieldhouse following a 72-57 victory on Saturday evening.

February 15, 2013
Citadel Homestand Continues Against Davidson
The Citadel basketball team wraps up its brief two-game stint at McAlister Field House this weekend when the Bulldogs host Davidson in a game sponsored by Coke Zero and Roper St. Francis at 7:05 p.m. Saturday evening.

February 14, 2013
Horgan Notches Sixth Double Figure Outing of Season in 78-57 Loss to Eagles
Georgia Southern’s Cleon Roberts tied his career-high scoring 20 points to lead four players in double figures as the Eagles downed The Citadel 78-57 in Thursday night Southern Conference action at McAlister Field House.

February 13, 2013
Citadel Basketball Returns Home on Thursday for Meeting with Eagles
The Citadel basketball team makes its return to McAlister Field House following a three-game road trip when the Bulldogs host Georgia Southern at 7:05 p.m.

February 9, 2013
Jenkins, Groselle Share Game-High Honors in 79-67 Loss at Samford
Tyler Hood poured in a game-high 19 points, leading four players in double figures, as Samford completed its first season sweep of The Citadel in program history with a 79-67 victory at the Pete Hanna Center on Saturday evening.

February 8, 2013
Citadel Completes Road Swing at Samford on Saturday Night
The Citadel basketball team is looking to rebound from a Thursday night loss at Chattanooga on Saturday evening when the team heads to Samford for an 8 p.m. contest at the Pete Hanna Center.

February 7, 2013
Mocs Defeat Bulldogs 89-76 Despite Horgan’s Second Double-Double in Three Games
Chattanooga’s Gee McGhee scored a team-high 22 points and led five players in double figures as the Mocs completed the season sweep of The Citadel following an 89-76 victory in Thursday night Southern Conference action at McKenzie Arena.

February 6, 2013
Bulldogs Head to Chattanooga for Thursday Tilt with Mocs
The Citadel basketball team is seeking its third straight victory on Thursday evening when the Bulldogs head to McKenzie Arena for a 7 p.m. meeting with Chattanooga.

February 6, 2013
Groselle Among 10 Finalists for Senior CLASS Award
The Citadel’s senior center Mike Groselle was named on Wednesday as one of 10 finalists for the 2012-13 Senior CLASS Award, sponsored by Premier Sports Management.

February 5, 2013
Horgan Named College Sports Madness SoCon Player of the Week
The Citadel’s P.J. Horgan has been named College Sports Madness’ Southern Conference Player of the Week. Horgan averaged 19.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game last week as the Bulldogs garnered victories over Wofford and Furman in the same season for the first time since 2005-06.

February 4, 2013
Bulldogs, Blue Hose to Meet In ESPN BracketBuster
The 11th annual ESPN BracketBusters field was announced Monday evening, and in its first-ever time in the event The Citadel will be pitted against Big South Conference foe Presbyterian on Feb. 23 at approximately 7:45 p.m.

February 2, 2013
Horgan Leads Bulldogs to Second Half Comeback Win Over Furman, 84-79
P.J Horgan scored a career-high 23 points, netting 17 in the second half, as The Citadel completed the second biggest second half comeback in school history in an 84-79 victory at Furman on Saturday afternoon. The Cadets mounted the rally behind 60 points in the second half, the third-most against a Southern Conference opponent in history.

February 1, 2013
Citadel Basketball Looks to Maintain Momentum Against Furman
The Citadel basketball team looks to build on Thursday evening’s six-point victory over Wofford on Saturday when the team heads to Timmons Arena for a 4 p.m. meeting with rival Furman.

February 1, 2013
Groselle Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Basketball Team
Citadel basketball senior center Mike Groselle has been named to the Capital One 2012-13 CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 first team, the organization announced on Thursday.

January 31, 2013
Groselle and Horgan Highlight Bulldogs 69-63 Win over Terriers
Mike Groselle netted a season-high 24 points and P.J. Horgan added 16 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double as The Citadel snapped an 11-game losing streak to Wofford with a 69-63 victory at McAlister Field House.

January 30, 2013
Bulldogs Prepare for Meeting with Wofford on Thursday
The Citadel basketball team completes its brief two-game homestand on Thursday evening when the Bulldogs host Wofford at 7:05 p.m.

January 26, 2013
Groselle, Van Scyoc Net 20 Points Apiece in 70-66 Loss to Elon
Jack Isenbarger led three Elon players in double figures with a game-high 22 points as the Phoenix won a 70-66 shootout over The Citadel on Saturday afternoon at McAlister Field House.

January 25, 2013
Citadel Returns to McAlister Field House for Afternoon Game with Elon
After playing their last three games on the road The Citadel basketball team returns to McAlister Field House on Saturday afternoon for a showdown with Elon at 2:05 p.m.

January 24, 2013
Groselle Records Game-High 17 Points in 69-54 Downing at College of Charleston
Willis Hall scored 14 points and led three College of Charleston players in double figures as the Cougars earned a 69-54 victory over The Citadel at TD Arena on Thursday evening. Hall was joined in scoring by Andrew Lawrence (12) and Anthony Stitt (10), as CofC knocked down 50 percent from the field in the second half to earn their sixth consecutive win the series.

January 23, 2013
Bulldogs, Cougars Square Off on Thursday Evening
The Citadel basketball team returns to action on Thursday evening when the team heads to TD Arena for its final game against College of Charleston as a Southern Conference foe. The Bulldogs and Cougars will meet for the 90th time on the hardwood at 7:30 p.m.

January 19, 2013
Hot Shooting Van Scyoc Leads Bulldogs Past Georgia Southern, 70-55
Matt Van Scyoc scored a game-high 21 points and led three Citadel players in double figures as the Bulldogs snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 70-55 victory over Georgia Southern at Hanner Field House. The Green Lake, Wisc., freshman guided the Dogs to their first 60 percent shooting performance (24-40) since a meeting with Davidson on Jan. 26, 2011.

January 18, 2013
Citadel, Georgia Southern Renew Rivalry on Saturday Evening
The Citadel basketball team, playing in its fifth Southern Conference contest in nine days, heads to South Division rival Georgia Southern on Saturday for a 7:00 p.m. meeting at Hanner Fieldhouse.

January 17, 2013
Wildcats Defensive Pressure Key in 70-38 Victory over The Citadel
De’Mon Brooks scored a game-high 15 points and led 11 Davidson players in scoring as the Wildcats completed a 70-38 victory over The Citadel at Belk Arena in Thursday evening Southern Conference action.

January 16, 2013
Citadel Treks to Davidson for Meeting with Wildcats
The Citadel basketball team returns to action on Thursday evening when it heads to Davidson for the first of three straight road games. The meeting the with Southern Conference South Division leading Wildcats begins at 7 p.m.

January 14, 2013
Groselle Records Team-High 19 Points in Hard Fought 73-69 Loss to Cougars
Andrew Lawrence scored a game-high 21 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 28 seconds left on the clock, as crosstown rival College of Charleston completed its 73-69 victory over The Citadel at McAlister Field House.

January 12, 2013
Citadel Hits 11 3-Pointers, However Samford Emerges with 69-65 Win at McAlister Field House
Clide Geffrard Jr., netted a game-high 22 points, including 12 points in the second half, to lead Samford past The Citadel, 69-65, on Saturday evening at McAlister Field House. Geffrard was joined in double figures by teammates Raijon Kelly and Tim Williams, who scored 15 points, respectively.

January 11, 2013
Citadel, Samford Battle on Hardwoods Saturday Evening at McAlister
The Citadel basketball team makes a quick turnaround for its second Southern Conference home game in three nights when it welcomes Samford to McAlister Field on Saturday at 7:05.

January 10, 2013
Van Scyoc Scores Season-High 20 Points in Tough 70-65 Loss to Chattanooga
Chattanooga’s combo of Z. Mason and Dontay Hampton combined for 15 of the team’s final 17 points as the Mocs earned a hard fought 70-65 victory over The Citadel at McAlister Field House on Saturday evening.

January 9, 2013
Citadel Basketball Begins A Stretch of Three Games in Five Days
On Thursday evening, The Citadel basketball team begins a three-game, five-day stretch of contests at McAlister Field House when it hosts Southern Conference foe Chattanooga. Tip-off time is set for 7:05.

January 5, 2013
Horgan, Harris III Post Double Figure Outings in Citadel’s 72-55 Loss to Western Carolina
Western Carolina’s Trey Sumler notched a game-high 17 points and lead four players in double figures as the Catamounts grabbed their third Southern Conference win of the season, 72-55, over The Citadel at McAlister Field House on Saturday evening.

January 4, 2013
Bulldogs Open SoCon Home Slate on Saturday Against Western Carolina
The Citadel basketball team, making its first appearance at McAlister Field House since November, will open the home portion of its Southern Conference slate on Saturday evening against Western Carolina. Tip-off time is set for 7:05.

January 1, 2013
Clemson Trio Proves Too Much for Dogs in 92-51 Win
Clemson’s Adonis Filer netted a game-high 21 points and the supporting cast of Jordan Roper and Damarcus Harrison added 13 and 10 points, respectively, as Clemson earned a 92-51 victory over The Citadel on Tuesday afternoon at Littlejohn Coliseum.

December 31, 2012
The Citadel Heads to Clemson for In-State Hardwoods Clash with Tigers
Following a 10-day break for the holidays The Citadel basketball team returns to action on Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Littlejohn Coliseum where the Bulldogs face Clemson.

December 22, 2012
Bulldogs Complete December Road Trip with 73-41 Loss to Georgia Tech
The tandem of Kammeon Holsey and Marcus Georges-Hunt tallied 14 and 12 points, respectively, as Georgia Tech completed a 73-41 win over The Citadel on Saturday afternoon at the McCamish Pavilion.

December 21, 2012
Yellow Jackets and Bulldogs Renew Rivalry on Saturday Afternoon
On Saturday afternoon, The Citadel basketball team completes its five-game December road trip when the Bulldogs visit Georgia Tech’s McCarnish Pavilion at 4 p.m.

December 19, 2012
Bonnies Complete 97-57 Victory over The Citadel
Demetrius Conger and Chris Johnson scored 16 points apiece and lead five players in double figures as St. Bonaventure downed The Citadel, 97-57, on Wednesday evening at the Reilly Center. Joining their teammates in double figures for the Bonnies were Marquise Simmons (15 points), Eric Mosley (15 points) and Youssau Ndoye (10 points).

December 18, 2012
Bulldogs and Bonnies Prepare for Inaugural Meeting
For the fourth time in program history The Citadel basketball team will play a game in the state of New York when the team squares off against St. Bonaventure on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.

December 15, 2012
Gardner-Webb Pulls Away Late to Earn 71-58 Win Over The Citadel
Gardner-Webb’s Donta Harper notched a game-high 27 points, including 16 in the second half, as the Runnin’ Bulldogs captured the 71-58 victory over The Citadel.

December 14, 2012
Citadel Basketball Returns to Action on Saturday at Gardner-Webb
The Citadel basketball team makes its return to the hardwoods on Saturday evening at Paul Porter Arena when the Bulldogs head to Boiling Springs, N.C., for their first-ever meeting with Gardner-Webb at 7 p.m.

December 4, 2012
Groselle Joins Bulldog 1,000-point List in Tough 101-73 Loss to Charleston Southern
The Citadel’s Mike Groselle scored a team-high 18 points and became the 30th player in program history to eclipse the 1,000-point mark, but it was Charleston Southern’s 61.7 percent shooting that stole the show in a 101-73 victory at CSU Fieldhouse on Tuesday evening.

December 3, 2012
Bulldogs Head to Charleston Southern for Clash with Buccaneers
The Citadel basketball team, playing in its second game in three days, heads to intracity rival Charleston Southern on Tuesday for a 7:30 p.m. meeting at the Buc Dome.

December 1, 2012
Groselle Posts Second 20-Point Outing of Season in 84-54 Loss to UNCG
For the fourth time in his Citadel career senior Mike Groselle scored 20 points against UNCG, but it was the Spartans hot hand that made the difference 84-54 Southern Conference opener for both teams at the Greensboro Coliseum.

November 29, 2012
Citadel Opens December Slate with SoCon Foe UNC Greensboro
The Citadel basketball team opens its five-game December slate with a meeting against Southern Conference North Division foe UNC Greensboro at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Greensboro Coliseum.

November 24, 2012
Moore Nets Team-High 12 Points in Bulldogs Downing to Radford, 74-61
Sophomore Ashton Moore finished with 12 points, leading four Citadel players in double figures, but it Radford’s ability to control the glass that made the difference in the Highlanders 74-61 victory at McAlister Field House on Saturday afternoon.

November 23, 2012
Bulldogs Complete Homestand Saturday Afternoon Against Radford
On Saturday afternoon, The Citadel basketball team wraps up their longest November homestand since the 2003-04 season when the Bulldogs host Radford at 2:05.

November 19, 2012
Dollar Basketball Tickets Available for Radford Game on Saturday
The Citadel athletic department is offering $1 tickets to watch The Citadel basketball team play Radford on Saturday at 2:05 p.m. Fans should note the time change.

November 17, 2012
Van Scyoc, Groselle lead The Citadel past Union, 92-50
Freshman sharpshooter Matt Van Scyoc finished with 17 points and led 11 Bulldogs in scoring, as The Citadel completed the 92-50 victory over visiting Union (Ky.) on Saturday evening at McAlister Field House.

November 16, 2012
Citadel Basketball Welcomes Bowser, White as 2013 Signees
Nate Bowser and Brian White officially signed their National Letter of Intent and will join The Citadel basketball team next fall, head coach Chuck Driesell announced on Friday.

November 16, 2012
Citadel Hoops Hosts Union (Ky.) on Saturday
The Citadel basketball team looks to build on its solid start when the team hosts Union (Ky.) on Saturday at McAlister Field House at 7:05.

November 14, 2012
Van Scyoc Nets Team-High 16 Points in Bulldogs 62-45 Win Over Montreat
Citadel freshman Matt Van Scyoc scored a team-high 16 points and teammate Mike Groselle chipped in 13 as the Bulldogs earned their second victory of the season, 62-45, over Montreat College.

November 13, 2012
Bulldogs Continue Homestand Against Montreat on Wednesday
The Citadel basketball team continues its five-game home stretch with a first-time meeting against Montreat on Wednesday evening at 7:05.

November 13, 2012
Groselle Earns SoCon Player of the Week Honors
The Citadel’s Mike Groselle has been named the Southern Conference Player of the Week by the league office and College Sports Madness. Groselle averaged 19.0 points and 11.5 rebounds per game last week as the Bulldogs went 1-1 at the All-Military Classic in Charleston, S.C.

November 11, 2012
Miller Records Career-High 20 in Dogs Loss to Air Force
Citadel sophomore guard Lawrence Miller notched a career-high 20 points, but it was the 33-point effort of Air Force sharpshooter Michael Lyons that made the difference as the Falcons captured the 2012 ARMY ROTC All-Military Classic by a final margin of 77-70.

November 10, 2012
Three Bulldogs Reach Double Figures in 84-76 Victory over VMI
Citadel center Mike Groselle finished with 21 points and 15 rebounds, notching the 23rd double-double of his career, as the Bulldogs earned an 84-76 victory in the Army ROTC All-Military Classic at McAlister Field House. The win sets up a meeting with Air Force for the championship on Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m.

November 9, 2012
Citadel Hosts Army ROTC All-Military Classic to Open 2012-13 Season
The Citadel basketball team opens its 2012-13 season on Veteran’s Day weekend when the Bulldogs square off against rival VMI at McAlister Field House for the first time since Feb. 24, 2003. The game, set to begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, is part of the two-day 2012 ARMY ROTC All-Military Classic that also features the likes of Air Force and Army.

November 2, 2012
Groselle Named As Candidate for 2012-13 Senior CLASS Award
Citadel senior Mike Groselle was one of sixty candidates named for the 2012-13 Senior CLASS Award®. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition.

October 25, 2012
Groselle Earns 2012-13 Preseason All-Conference Honors
The Citadel’s Mike Groselle was named to the 2012-13 preseason All-Southern Conference team, according to a vote by the league’s head coaches on Thursday.

October 25, 2012
Citadel Basketball Sets “Meet the Bulldogs” for November 1
The Citadel basketball team will host its annual Coke Zero "Meet the Bulldogs" event on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 6:00 p.m. in McAlister Field House. Fans are encouraged to meet and greet members of the 2012-13 squad following a dunk contest and the Blue-White intrasquad scrimmage.

October 24, 2012
Bulldogs Continue to Show Improvement in Preseason Practice
The Citadel basketball team is midway through their second week of preseason practice and Bulldogs head coach Chuck Driesell is pleased with the team’s overall performance.

October 12, 2012
Bulldogs Conduct First Official Practice of 2012-13 Season
Citadel head coach Chuck Driesell and the Bulldog basketball team officially began the 2012-13 campaign following with the first practice of the season on Friday evening.

October 3, 2012
Design a Blue Out Rally Towel for Citadel Basketball Game
The Citadel basketball team wants your help designing the Blue Out Rally Towel to be given out at the Blue Out basketball game versus Davidson on Saturday, February 16 at 7 p.m.

September 5, 2012
Citadel Basketball Releases 2012-13 Schedule
The Citadel basketball team released its 2012-13 schedule on Wednesday, showcasing a slate that will include 14 home games, five first time opponents and three teams that earned bids to a 2012 postseason tournament.

August 31, 2012
Driesell Adds Rogers as Director of Basketball Operations
Citadel basketball head coach Chuck Driesell announced the addition of Patrick Rogers as director of basketball operations on Friday. Rogers replaces Matt Scherbenske, who earlier this week accepted the video coordinator position at the University of California.

August 8, 2012
Citadel Basketball Sophomores Take A Different Look at 1992 "Dream Team"
Every year Beloit College releases a Mind-Set List that details certain occurrences that students entering college would have not had the opportunity to experience since the time of their birth.

July 9, 2012
Wells Named to Milwaukee Bucks 2012 Summer League Roster
Over the weekend Milwaukee Bucks General Manager John Hammond announced the team’s 2012 NBA Summer League roster, which included former Citadel standout point guard Cameron Wells.

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