Newsroom University of Denver (Basketball)

2017
November
08,
2017
Back-to-back seasons with 16 wins is not good enough. Just ask head coach Rodney Billups, now in his second year with the Denver men’s basketball team. “For us to expect the crowds that hockey gets, we have to win,” he says. “We struggled with acc...
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November
07,
2017
When you are coming off a season with only six wins, it’s easy for expectations for the upcoming season to be low. However, that’s not the case for the University of Denver women’s basketball team and new head coach Jim Turgeon. “We are going to c...
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March
28,
2017
“You have to show up every day, and you have to work.” That was the message from Jim Turgeon to his players as he was introduced on Tuesday as the 10th women’s basketball head coach at the University of Denver. Turgeon comes to DU from Colorado St...
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February
24,
2017
You would be hard-pressed to find a collegiate sports program currently enjoying greater success than the University of Denver Pioneers. Two teams sit atop their national polls; another team is ranked in the top 10; a fourth team is off to its best s...
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2016
December
21,
2016
Before the start of the DU men’s basketball season, many of the players and coaches spent a week giving back to the Denver community. They volunteered at the Denver Rescue Mission and the Ronald McDonald House. They also spent an afternoon with kids ...
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November
23,
2016
With the arrival at DU of men’s basketball coach Rodney Billups comes a renewed emphasis on giving back to the Denver community. “Being from the city of Denver, it’s really important that I get out into the community and help do as much as I can,”...
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November
09,
2016
Talk to anyone around the DU women’s basketball program and the one thing you’ll hear is how healthy the team is for a change. “To practice every day with 14 players is a wonderful gift,” says coach Kerry Cremeans. Last season the Pioneers were...
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November
08,
2016
Whatever you remember of the DU men’s basketball program in the past, forget about it. First-year coach Rodney Billups is bringing a new style of play to campus. “We are trying to change things from playing slow to now running and trying to score ...
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