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Mens' basketball falls to 2-1 in Patriot League

The Men's Basketball team finished Saturday's Patriot League clash against visiting Lehigh on an offensive stretch colder than the frigid air bearing down on D.C. With at least a tie for the PL lead on the line, the Eagles did not make a field goal for the last 10:34 of the game, including one overtime session.

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Mountain Hawks prey on Eagles

After opening their Patriot League season in such promising fashion, the Lady Eagles suffered a critical blow on Saturday losing 69-55 to Lehigh at Bender Arena. "Our offensive execution was poor and we didn't take care of the ball," AU head coach Shann Hart said.

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Easy layup for AU over winter break

Sometimes a five-game losing streak is just what a team needs to awaken a sleeping giant. And that sleeping giant is the AU Women's Basketball team, picked to finish second in the Patriot League.

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Men's B-ball torpedoes Navy

Navy had no answer for AU senior guard Andres Rodriguez, who set a school and conference record with 19 assists Wednesday night. Nor did they have an answer for freshman guard Andre Ingram, who scored a career-high 27 points, including eight three pointers, in the same game.

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Say no to 'roids

Sports columnist Adam Montgomery discusses the dangers of steroids, as prompted by the raid of BALCO labs in early September

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Eagles split tourney

AU Women's Basketball lost a close contest on Saturday to No. 25 Arizona by a score of 75-63, then came back Sunday to rout Utah State 60-41. Both games were part of the Fiesta Bowl Classic, hosted by the University of Arizona.

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New AD takes over

Learn Dr. Joni Comstock's name. AU's new athletic director takes over today and with her at the helm, bounds are limitless and excitement is high.

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Volleyball drops to No. 25 Terrapins

The team on the losing end of a 3-0 volleyball match doesn't always have much to be happy about. AU was an exception Friday night in College Park, Md., in its first-round match with No. 25 Maryland in the NCAA Tournament before a loud crowd of 1,012, about a fifth were Eagles fans.

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Inspired Eagles stomp UNCG

Almost two weeks ago, AU Men's Basketball opened its home campaign with a groggy, uninspired effort against Delaware - a game that ended as a 72-63 Eagle loss.

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Volleyball NCAA's close to home

AU's first four trips to the NCAA Tournament involved hectic treks to Colorado and Kentucky and a battle with ice in North Carolina. But for its fifth, the Eagles won't have to travel to the end of the Green Line.

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Countdown

AU's Sports Desk aspires to start rivalries with at least ten other schools, and here they are in our regular Sports Countdown feature.

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Silver lining for Mens' Basketball

It took longer than they would have liked, but after tough losses at home against Delaware on Nov. 26 and at Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday, the Eagles snatched their first win of the season with an 83-69 win at Radford Tuesday. AU moves to 1-3 with the win while Radford drops to 3-2.

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Eagles down the Mount

The AU Women's Basketball team bounced back from its first defeat of the season to beat Mount St. Mary's 72-62 Wednesday night in Emmittsburg, Md., to improve its record to 3-1 on the young season. The Eagles were led by Chanel Spriggs, who bounced back from a rough shooting game to score 16 points and lead a balanced Eagles attack, which featured five double-digit scorers.

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