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GVSU Men's Baskeball vs Ferris State on Saturday January 20, 2018.

Season in review: GVSU men’s basketball lays groundwork for bright future

The season for the Grand Valley State men’s basketball team came to an abrupt end in the quarterfinals of the GLIAC Tournament after they fell 73-65 to Lake Superior State on Wednesday, Feb. 28. With the Lakers ending the season with a 14-15 overall record (9-12 GLIAC), any non-follower could say this season didn't match the level of excellence expected here at GVSU.  But for those who followed their journey, it’s hard to be disappointed with this year’s final product.

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Column: The problem with the NCAA

One of the most polarizing athletes of all time took a stand against one of the most influential athletic organizations earlier in the week.  LeBron James commented on the recent National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) scandals revealed by a federal investigation. 

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Quick hits: Cassidy Boensch basketball honors, Alton Voss football signing, GVSU lacrosse No. 22 ranking

It’s been quite the couple of weeks for Grand Valley State women’s basketball center Cassidy Boensch.  From starting the season with limited minutes to slowly gaining the trust of head coach Mike Williams to playing in the starting lineup, the 6-foot-4-inch sophomore not only earned her third straight (fourth total) GLIAC North Division Player of the Week, but she has now been named U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) National Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 25.

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GVL/Kevin Sielaff - Gabriella Mencotti (20) reacts to her goal which put the Lakers up 2-0 during the game versus Central Missouri on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 in Allendale.

GVSU soccer legend Gabriella Mencotti inks pro contract with Iceland club

After a career filled with trophies for Grand Valley State soccer, one forward is making her away across the Atlantic. In February, graduating forward Gabriella Mencotti signed a professional contract with Throttur FC (Icelandic: Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur and pronounced "pro-tour") to play for the club's women's team. Mencotti, who will graduate in April, plans to join the club in May. 

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