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Archive for October, 2011
By: Mark McCarter
The University of Alabama in Huntsville Men’s Basketball Team has been picked to finish first in the GSC as announced by the GSC office on Friday. Additionally the Chargers landed 3 of the 6 selected to the Preseason All GSC Team. (Jaimie Smith, Josh Magette and Zane Campbell)
Small College Hoops has released it’s Division II Bulletin Preseason Poll and your Chargers are ranked #2 in the country behind defending National Champions Bellarmine. Zane Campbell was named to the Super 16 team as well as the Preseason South Region Player of the Year. Josh Magette was listed as an Honorable Mention Super 16. This is exciting news for our program and everyone that has made been a part of it for the past 15 years!
The UAH Men’s Basketball team will host its
annual Kayo Willis Memorial Golf
Tournament on Thursday, October 13th,
2011, at Becky Peirce Municipal Golf Course.
Lunch will be provided from 12:00 to 12:45
and the tournament will begin promptly at 1
p.m. Come and join the Charger family for a
great day out on the links.
Midnight Madness Preview! Doors Open this Friday at 11 PM!
More info coming soon……
The UAH Men’s Basketball Coaches Club will take a bus to the above game to show support for our team if there is enough interest. Note: Game Tickets not included in price. Time to leave Huntsville and location to board Bus will be determined once we see if there’s enough interest.
Monday, Nov 07, 2011 -Game Time @7:00 P.M. Tuscaloosa, Al - Bus Capacity–56
Cost per Person
30 people—$37.00, 40 people—$28.00, 50 people—$22.00, 56 people—$20.00
If you like to go or know anyone who would be interested you can Swannie Acuff at 256-508-0937 or E-mail—Swannie@bellsouth.net .
Following a very generous donation from retired Huntsville businessman Jack Kelly, the gymnasium playing floor at Spragins Hall will be named the George Artis and Ethel Atchley Kelly Court, the University of Alabama in Huntsville Department of Athletics announced Monday.
The naming of the court was approved by the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama System on Sept. 16, and the logo will be painted on the floor on Oct. 11-12 to ensure that the floor will bear the new name in time for Midnight Madness, which will take place on Oct. 15 at 12:01 a.m.
“Jack Kelly is a man who is widely respected in the Huntsville community, and it is with great pleasure that we adorn our basketball and volleyball playing court with the names of both of his parents,” said Director of Athletics Dr. E.J. Brophy. “Mr. Kelly has always been a strong supporter of UAH Athletics and we greatly appreciate his generosity as we continue to strive to take our athletic programs to new heights”.
The Kelly gift will make possible the creation of a state-of-the-art film room, additional donor room, locker room renovations and video boards in the Spragins Gymnasium. The Chargers are coming off of an impressive 29-5 campaign in 2010-11 that saw them win the Gulf South Conference East Division crown, the South Regional Championship and advance to the NCAA Division II Elite Eight in Springfield, Mass.
(Courtesy of UAHChargers.com)