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Geno Ford: Bringing Success Back to the Hilltop

by: Jonathan Teich and Brad Gschwendtner

Bradley Basketball is one of the most historic programs in all of college basketball. But prior, to Geno Ford’s hiring in the Spring of 2011 the state of the team was on the decline. But after year two as the head coach, the team has already seen more success. Ford appears to have the program back on the right track, and plans on bringing it back to its winning ways soon.



2013 Bradley Baseball

Posted in Uncategorized by com360bu on March 28, 2013
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By: Greg Partyka


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Here are some places the Bradley Baseball team has traveled to so far during the 2013 season (as of March 28).

Off the Court with Hollie Huntley

By: Hollie Huntley

This week’s episode of Off the Court with Hollie Huntley features Bradley University’s Whitney Schumacher. Schumacher is a three season athlete at BU competing in cross country, indoor and outdoor track. Take a listen to find out more about Whitney’s journey competing for the Braves and what life is like for a Division 1 student athlete. (more…)

Bring it back to Campus

By Evan Wixom

Five years ago, the Robertson Memorial Field House was demolished after serving Bradley for almost six decades.

Constructed in 1949 from two World War II airplane hangars for $400,000 ($3.9 million today), Robertson was the home of Bradley men’s basketball from 1949 to 1982.

Renaissance Coliseum, a staple of Bradley’s Renaissance Campaign, was built in place of the old Robertson. The 4,200 seat facility was finished in 2010, and was fully operational for the 2010-11 school year with a final price tag of $50 million (!). (more…)

A look at the Sunday Basketball League

Posted in Uncategorized by com360bu on November 27, 2012
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By Danny Vernon

The Sunday Basketball League started five years ago with a collection of guys who just wanted to stay in shape and find something to do during the winter. The league has since blossomed from six to 14 teams and now includes a mix of old rec leaguers, old area high school stars, and even ex-Bradley Braves guard Daniel Ruffin.