Royal Purple

A legacy beyond basketball

February 16, 2011

Phil Negri can’t believe where the time has gone, but still doesn’t like thinking about the finish line. “I’ve tried really hard not to,” Negri said. “[I’m] just trying to stay focused and not really worry about the end.” But the end of his basketball career is quickly approaching...

Men’s basketball team reloads for new season

November 18, 2009

2009-10 MEN’S BASKETBALL PREVIEW More than 70 percent of its scoring is gone. All five of its starters from last year’s NCAA second round tournament game against eventual national champion, Washington University, are gone. And the team no longer has the luxury of letting Myles McKay, n...

McKay finds basketball success in Europe

October 21, 2009

Myles McKay lives by one motto and everyone seems to know it. “I can’t accept anyone working harder than me,” said McKay, who as a senior last year led the men’s basketball team to the second round of the NCAA tournament. “I can’t accept it. Hard work is everything to me.” Not a bad motto for where it has taken him: It got him a Division I basketball scholarship ...

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