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Lady Cougars Cruise Past Maple Leafs

GOSHEN, Ind. – The Mount Vernon Nazarene University women’s basketball team (5-7, 2-3 CL) defeated the Goshen College Maple Leafs (3-11, 1-4 CL) by a final score of 73-56. The starting five for the Lady Cougars finished with 54 points for the game as Goshen finished with 56 points total. MVNU never trailed in the game and moved the ball …

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Gregory Surpasses 1,000 Career Rebounds in Big Win

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio. – The Mount Vernon Nazarene University women’s basketball team (4-6, 1-2) defeated Midway University (2-5, 1-0) by a final score of 81-53 on Saturday. The Cougars were rolling offensively all afternoon long. MVNU used crisp passing and sharp shooting to get themselves a huge win heading into conference play. Inside the Box Score The Cougars were led …

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Women’s Basketball Pull Away from Bethel 77-61

Mount Vernon Nazarene University women’s basketball snapped a four-game losing streak in their home finale on Wednesday night, upending Bethel 77-61 at Ariel Arena. The Cougars led for nearly the entire game, trailing briefly in the opening minute but taking the lead on Maggie Coe’s three to go up 5-3 early. MVNU pushed their first quarter lead to as many …

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Super Seniors Lead Men’s Basketball to Comeback over Bethel

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – A trio of seniors led (20) Mount Vernon Nazarene University men’s basketball to a thrilling come-from-behind victory on Tuesday night, as the Cougars upset (9) Bethel 82-78 with a second half rally on Senior Night at Ariel Arena. Much like Saturday, MVNU would find themselves victims of a hot-shooting opponent in the first half. Bethel led …

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MVNU Women’s Basketball Lose at Saint Francis 70-56

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Mount Vernon Nazarene University women’s basketball fell to (10) Saint Francis 70-56 on Wednesday night at Hutzell Athletic Center. MVNU fell behind early in the first quarter, but battled back toward the end of the period after trailing by six. Maggie Coe’s three gave the Cougars their only lead of the game, burying from deep with 1:23 …

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No.6 Men’s Basketball Falls to No.11 Bethel on the Road

Mishawaka, Ind. –  After defeating No.18 Grace College in a 102-101 shootout on Saturday, the sixth-ranked Mount Vernon Nazarene University Men’s Basketball team traveled to Mishawaka, Ind. for a top 15 matchup with No.11 Bethel University.  In the first half, MVNU maintained the lead for much of the way. Sophomore Eric McLaughlin sparked the Cougars early on with eight points in the …

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17th-ranked USF blows by MVNU at Ariel Arena

OUNT VERNON, Ohio – Fourth-rankedMount Vernon Nazarene University men’s basketball were overwhelmed at Ariel Arena on Tuesday night in an 81-72 loss to (17) Saint Francis. MVNU held a lead only briefly early in the first half, going up 5-2 thanks to an Isaac White three and Austin Jones move in the post. Saint Francis immediately responded with an 8-0 …

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Paul Reaches 1,000 Points in 83-71 Win over Goshen

OSHEN, Ind. – Jacob Paul scored his 1,000th career point on Saturday afternoon, as fourth-ranked Mount Vernon Nazarene University men’s basketball overcame a tough Goshen squad 83-71 on the road in Crossroads League play. The first half was closely contested throughout, as MVNU and Goshen battled shot-for-shot most of the period. Two straight buckets for Jevon Knox and Isaac White …

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MVNU Men’s Basketball Falls Short in 88-85 Thriller at Marian

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – The fourth-ranked Mount Vernon Nazarene University men’s basketball team dropped their first game of the season in a 40-minute thriller, falling to 10th-ranked Marian 88-85 in Crossroads League play on Tuesday night. MVNU held an early lead thanks to hot shooting from three in the opening stages of the game. Eric McLaughlin and Isaac White opened the …

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Jevon Knox Named Crossroads League Player of the Week

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – Jevon Knox of Mount Vernon Nazarene University men’s basketball was named Crossroads League Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. Knox and the Cougars played one game last week, winning a crucial game over then-fourth ranked Indiana Wesleyan 74-62. Knox led the Cougars with 25 points and 10 rebounds on the night, shooting 9-15 from the …

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