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TONY COCCAGNA

Tony Coccagna is a sports writer for The Indiana Gazette.

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IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks get a lift from Aussie import IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks get a lift from Aussie import
22 weeks ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — IUP coach Joe Lombardi thought Stef Osborne might win a game or two for the Crimson Hawks this season. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Jeffers boosts Hawks to semifinals IUP BASKETBALL: Jeffers boosts Hawks to semifinals
22 weeks ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
IUP’s Jeremy Jeffers scored 10 points in the second half, giving IUP just enough offense to get past Azusa Pacific, 69-65, in the Elite Eight at the Ford Center on Wednesday afternoon. The Crimson Hawks advanced to play Tarleton State (Texas) in the national semifinals at 7 p.m. today. [Read More]
IUP NOTEBOOK: Norfleet scores 1,000th point in victory IUP NOTEBOOK: Norfleet scores 1,000th point in victory
22 weeks ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Brandon Norfleet figured his phone was chiming with the usual postgame congratulatory messages that come after a win. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks make 'final four' IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks make 'final four'
23 weeks ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – IUP advanced to the national semifinals with a 69-65 victory over Azusa Pacific in the first round of the Elite Eight today. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Azusa Pacific makes smooth transition to Division II IUP BASKETBALL: Azusa Pacific makes smooth transition to Division II
23 weeks ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The Azusa Pacific Cougars had a pretty good run going as an NAIA program. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks' long road leads to Evansville IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks' long road leads to Evansville
23 weeks ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
The games didn’t count, but they meant a lot. Back in the fall, IUP played exhibition games against Pitt and South Florida. The games against the Division I teams didn’t count in any standings, but statistics were kept and the final scores recorded. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Dyer, Chance have 'It' factor IUP BASKETBALL: Dyer, Chance have 'It' factor
23 weeks ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
A couple weeks ago, Devante Chance and Shawn Dyer buried their faces in towels in the locker room and cried. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks set for Elite Eight IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks set for Elite Eight
23 weeks ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
IUP (29-6), the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region champion, opens the Elite Eight at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday against Azusa Pacific (27-5), the West champion from California. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks' move to size up pays off IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks' move to size up pays off
23 weeks ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
The Crimson Hawks began collecting dividends on Tuesday, beating West Liberty (W.Va.), 77-74, in the Division II Atlantic Region championship game on the Hilltoppers’ home court to advance to the Elite Eight. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks claim regional crown from host Hilltoppers IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks claim regional crown from host Hilltoppers
24 weeks ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
Devante Chance draped the net around his neck and wasn’t going to give it up. Shawn Dyer wrapped his arms around his mother, buried his face in her shoulder and wept. IUP’s senior guards carried their team to an improbable 77-74 victory for the regional championship. [Read More]
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