The Fayetteville Observer: McGeehan's dream comes true April 28, 2013 The seat behind Kevin McGeehan's office desk offers a view comparable to the grassy overlook where a honeymooning McGeehan and his wife, Melissa, gazed at the Pacific Ocean nine years ago. Both are beautiful to the basketball-crazed coach. [read more]
Chris Clark and Dan Geriot named assistant men's basketball coaches April 26, 2013 Clark comes to Campbell after spending four seasons at St. Francis University, where he served as associate head coach in 2012-13. Geriot, who played at Richmond from 2006-2011, spent the last two years as an assistant coach at Princeton. [read more]
Peter Thomas named assistant men’s basketball coach at Campbell University April 19, 2013 Peter Thomas, who served the last five years as director of basketball operations at his alma mater, has been hired as assistant coach. [read more]
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April 19, 2013 Peter Thomas named assistant men’s basketball coach at Campbell University Peter Thomas, who served the last five years as director of basketball operations at his alma mater, has been hired as assistant coach.
April 12, 2013 The Fayetteville Observer: Camels introduce Coach McGeehan As newly hired Campbell men's basketball coach Kevin McGeehan addressed the crowd in the Pope Convocation Center lobby Thursday afternoon, a smiling Chris Mooney sat in the second row.
April 11, 2013 Kevin McGeehan named head men's basketball coach Kevin McGeehan, who helped lead the University of Richmond to five post-season berths in the last six years, has been named head men’s basketball coach at Campbell University.
April 10, 2013 Thursday press conference set to introduce new men's basketball coach; Free Live Web Stream available A 2:30 p.m. press conference has been scheduled for Thursday (Apr. 11) to introduce Campbell University's new men's basketball head coach. The event will be held in the front lobby of the Pope Convocation Center.
March 11, 2013 Campbell University statements regarding head men’s basketball coaching change The administration of Campbell University announced today that Robbie Laing will not return as head coach of the men’s basketball team. The search for a new head coach will begin immediately.
March 7, 2013 Gardner-Webb eliminates Camels 71-57 Tashan Newsome led five double-figure scorers with 15 points and Gardner-Webb defeated Campbell 71-57 Thursday night in the quarterfinal round of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship at Conway, S.C.
March 6, 2013 Camels meet Gardner-Webb Thursday in Big South quarterfinals Coming off an 81-73 overtime victory against Presbyterian, Campbell takes on Gardner-Webb Thursday at 6:00 p.m. in the quarterfinal round of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship at Conway, S.C.
March 5, 2013 FayObserver: Trey Freeman leads Campbell into Big South tournament As a member of AAU legend Boo Williams' less-heralded "B" team, undersized point guard Trey Freeman worked feverishly to become a Division I prospect.
March 5, 2013 Myrtle Beach Madness: Camels survive and advance 81-73 in OT against Presbyterian Trey Freeman scored 22 points and Campbell withstood a Presbyterian rally to defeat the Blue Hose 81-73 in OT Tuesday in the VisitMyrtleBeach.com BIg South Championship.
March 4, 2013 Campbell faces Presbyterian Tuesday in Big South Championship First Round After finishing third in the Big South Conference North Division standings, Campbell opens play Tuesday with a 6:00 p.m. tip-off against Presbyterian in the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship at Conway, S.C.
March 3, 2013 Trey Freeman named 2nd-team all-conference, Darren White chosen for Big South all-academic team After leading the league in assists, Campbell University sophomore guard Trey Freeman has been named to the Big South all-conference second team. Senior Darren White was named to the Big South men's basketball all-academic team.
March 2, 2013 Camels to face Presbyterian at 6 pm Tuesday in Big South Championship first round Campbell will meet Presbyterian at 6 pm Tuesday in the first round of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship at The HTC Center in Conway, S.C.
March 2, 2013 High Point rallies to defeat Campbell 63-62 Allan Chaney scored 19 points and Adam Weary hit two free throws with 16.7 seconds left to give High Point a 63-62 comeback win over Campbell Saturday at the Millis Center.
March 1, 2013 Campbell closes regular season Saturday at High Point with tournament first-round bye at stake A victory Saturday (or losses by both VMI and Radford) would give Campbell (12-18, 7-8) the 2nd seed in the North Division. High Point (16-12, 11-4) has already wrapped up first place in the Big South North.
February 27, 2013 Longwood spoils Senior Night at Gore Arena Freshmen Michael Kessens and Lucas Woodhouse combined for 42 points and Longwood defeated Campbell 79-66 Wednesday at Gore Arena.
February 26, 2013 Campbell hosts Longwood Wednesday in home finale with Big South tourney bye on the line Campbell (12-17, 7-7) returns to Big South Conference action Wednesday in a 7 p.m. start at home against Longwood (6-23, 3-11) with a possible first-round bye in next week’s league tournament at stake.
February 23, 2013 Savannah State holds off Campbell 69-63 in Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters Campbell cut the margin to just one with less than 2 minutes to play, but could not overcome the defending MEAC regular season champs Saturday at Gore Arena.
February 22, 2013 Campbell hosts MEAC pre-season favorite Savannah State Saturday in BracketBusters game Coming off two-straight wins, Campbell steps out of Big South Conference play Saturday when the Fighting Camels host MEAC pre-season favorite Savannah State at 4 p.m. in the Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters.
February 21, 2013 Darren White named Academic All-American Campbell University senior guard Darren White has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America Men’s Basketball Division I third team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
February 19, 2013 Camels head to Radford for key Big South Conference North Division contest The Camels and Highlanders sit 1/2 game behind VMI (6-6) in the North Division standings with 3 league games to play. The top two seeds in each division earn a first-round bye in the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship
February 19, 2013 Campbell defeats Radford 72-66 in OT; moves into 2nd place in North Division race Andrew Ryan scored 9 of his 20 points in overtime and Campbell defeated Radford 72-66 Tuesday night at the Dedmon Center to move into second place in the Big South Conference North Division race.
February 17, 2013 The Fayetteville Observer: Andrew Ryan comes off the bench to lead Campbell over VMI Ryan poured in a career-high 27 points off the bench, including nine straight in a pivotal stretch during the second half, to spark Campbell to an 87-78 victory against VMI at Gore Arena.
February 16, 2013 Bench leads Camels past VMI 87-78 Andrew Ryan (27), Antwon Oliver (17) and Trey Freeman (14 assists) all hit career highs in Saturday's 87-78 win over the Keydets.
February 15, 2013 Campbell hosts VMI Saturday afternoon with Big South first-round bye hanging in balance With the reward of a first-round bye in next month’s Big South Conference tournament hanging in the balance, Campbell (10-16, 5-7) hosts VMI (11-12, 6-5) Saturday in a 2:05 p.m. tip-off that will be televised regionally by MASN.
February 13, 2013 Liberty withstands Campbell comeback 82-80 Trey Freeman scored 18 of his team-leading 22 points in the second half and Campbell cut a 13-point deficit to just two, but the Camels missed a pair of shots in the final seconds.
February 12, 2013 Campbell back home at Gore Arena for 4 of its next 5; hosts Liberty Wednesday Campbell is 1 1/2 games behind VMI for 2nd place in the North Division standings with 5 games to play. The top two seeds in each division earn a first-round bye in the league tournament.
February 9, 2013 Charleston Southern defeats Campbell 86-68 "Big" Trae Bremer came off the Camel bench to score a career-high 8 points on 4-of-4 shooting and draw a charge in 9 minutes.
February 8, 2013 Pre-season divisional favorites square off Saturday when Campbell visits Charleston Southern Pre-season favorites in the Big South Conference north and south divisions meet Saturday with a 5:30 p.m. tip-off at the CSU Field House in Charleston.
February 6, 2013 High Point holds off Camels 58-52 Antwon Oliver had career highs of 10 points and 8 rebounds, but High Point outscored the Camels 10-5 down the stretch to take sole possession of first place in the Big South Conference North Division.
February 5, 2013 Camels host High Point with first place at stake in Big South Conference North Division A share of first place in the Big South Conference North Division is at stake Wednesday when Campbell hosts High Point at 7 p.m.
February 4, 2013 Camels draw Savannah State for Feb. 23 Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters Campbell will host the 2012 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular season champion on Feb. 23 when the Fighting Camels take on Savannah State in the Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters.
February 2, 2013 UNC Asheville deals Campbell 78-61 setback Saturday at Gore Arena Defending Big South champion UNC Asheville shot 55.8 percent for the game and extended its winning streak to five games Saturday at Gore Arena.
February 1, 2013 Campbell hosts defending Big South champ UNC Asheville Saturday at 3:30 The Camels are tied atop the Big South Conference North Division standings. Defending Big South champ UNC Asheville has won its last 4 contests and is one game behind Charleston Southern in the South Division standings.
January 31, 2013 Darren White earns Academic All-District honors from CoSIDA Campbell University senior guard Darren White is one of five student-athletes named to the Capital One Academic All-District 3 Men’s Basketball Division I team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
January 30, 2013 Get your VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship tournament ticket books now The VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Championship is just weeks away.
January 29, 2013 Hot-shooting Liberty defeats Camels 89-72 Liberty shot 67 percent from the field in the second half, hitting 6-of-8 threes in the process, and defeated Campbell 89-72 Tuesday night at the Vines Center.
January 28, 2013 Campbell looks to get back on winning track Tuesday at Liberty Campbell (10-11, 5-2) looks for a split of its 2-game road stretch Tuesday in a 7:00 p.m. tip-off at Liberty. The game will be aired on MASN, Comcast Sports South and on-line via ESPN3.
January 26, 2013 Men’s Basketball Falls at Coastal Carolina 73-59 Anthony Raffa and Kierre Greenwood combined for 38 points to lead Coastal Carolina past Campbell 73-59 at the HTC Center in Big South men’s hoops play Saturday night.
January 25, 2013 First-place Camels head to Coastal Carolina Saturday night Winners of 7 of their last 8 games, the Camels hit the road Saturday for a 7:00 p.m. tap at Coastal Carolina in a game that will be aired on-line by ESPN3.
January 23, 2013 Campbell holds off Radford 69-60 to take over first place of Big South North Division Campbell won for the 7th time in its last 8 games by holding Radford to 41 percent shooting and outscoring the Highlander bench 24-9.
January 22, 2013 First-place Campbell hosts Radford in Big South North Division contest Wednesday night Campbell has limited its 5 Big South foes to just 39.1% shooting from the field, best in the league. Wednesday's game tips at 7:00 p.m. in Gore Arena.
January 19, 2013 Campbell defeats Winthrop 63-59 to move back into 1st-place tie in Big South North Division The Camels closed the game on an 11-2 run and won their sixth game in the last 7 outings.
January 18, 2013 Campbell returns home for Saturday afternoon date with Winthrop Campbell went 2-1 in its 3-game Big South road stretch and returns now to Gore Arena, where the Camels stand 5-3 on the year and have won their last two.
January 16, 2013 Big second half lifts VMI over Campbell 76-57 VMI hit 13 of its first 18 shots, including 7-of-9 threes, in the second half and defeated Campbell 76-57 Wednesday night at Cameron Hall.
January 15, 2013 First place in Big South North Division on line Wednesday when Campbell visits VMI Campbell takes a 5-game in streak into Wednesday's 7 p.m. game at VMI, which has won its last 4 outings.
January 12, 2013 Campbell defeats Presbyterian 62-46 for 5th-straight win Marvelle Harris grabbed 13 boards and moved into 10th-place on CU's career rebounding list.
January 12, 2013 Freeman moves up to 15th among national assists leaders The sophomore point guard has set up 19 baskets during Campbell's first two conference games.
January 11, 2013 Campbell looks to extend winning streak Saturday night at Presbyterian On the momentum of a 4-game win streak, Campbell (7-9, 2-0) continues its stretch of 3 road games in Big South Conference play with a 7:30 p.m. start Saturday at Presbyterian (3-13, 0-2).
January 11, 2013 Camels hold free clinic for Fuquay-Varina Athletic Association Over the Christmas break, Campbell University's men's basketball team conducted a free clinic for more than 500 kids in the Fuquay-Varina Athletic Association.
January 9, 2013 Late push lifts Campbell over Longwood 83-73 in Big South road contest Trey Freeman led 5 Camels in double figures and Campbell extended its win streak to 4 games Wednesday night at Willett Hall.
January 8, 2013 Red-hot Campbell opens 3-game road stretch Wednesday at Longwood Riding a 3-game win streak, Campbell (6-9, 1-0) opens a stretch of 3 road games in Big South Conference play with a 7 p.m. tap Wednesday at Longwood (3-12, 0-1).
January 7, 2013 College Sports Madness tabs Darren White Big South player of the week For the second-straight week, Darren White of Campbell University has been named Big South Conference player of the week by College Sports Madness.
January 5, 2013 Camels outlast Gardner-Webb 93-81 in triple overtime Darius Leonard had career highs with 16 points and 15 rebounds for the Camels, who played their longest game since Feb. 1988.
January 3, 2013 Camels start Big South Conference play Saturday at home vs. Gardner-Webb Campbell opens Big South Conference play Saturday at home in a 3:30 p.m. tip-off.
January 2, 2013 Campbell withstands East Carolina rally to win in overtime 86-81 In a game where the Camels led by as many as 16, Campbell (5-9) withstood a second-half Pirate rally, then concluded the game on an 11-6 run to earn its first victory in Greenville since Feb. 27, 1985.
December 31, 2012 Darren White named Big South player of the week by College Sports Madness After scoring 32 points (23 in the second half) during Campbell’s 72-60 win over UNC Wilmington on Saturday, Darren White has been named Big South Conference player of the week by College Sports Madness.
December 31, 2012 Campbell heads to East Carolina for Wednesday night contest The Camels and Pirates have split the last 4 games in the series following last year's 76-74 Camel win at Buies Creek.
December 30, 2012 The Fayetteville Observer: Like famous father, like son for Campbell's Deon Curry He played football on scholarship at a BCS school and left a management job in Las Vegas, which attracts more than 100,000 visitors per day, to work in a quiet, rural area with a few thousand residents.
December 29, 2012 White, Freeman lead Campbell past UNC Wilmington 72-60 Darren White scored 32 points, 23 in the second half, and Trey Freeman added 18, plus 6 assists for the Camels, who beat their eastern North Carolina rival for the 3rd time in the last 5 meetings.
December 28, 2012 Finally-healthy Camels host UNC Wilmington Saturday at 1 p.m. For the first time this season, Coach Robbie Laing's roster is at full strength as the Camels entertain long-time rival UNC Wilmington Saturday at 1 p.m.
December 23, 2012 Campbell Men's Hoops Christmas Wishes With the holiday approaching, several members of the Campbell basketball team and staff shared their holiday wishes.
December 22, 2012 Camels conclude Pacific Northwest trip Saturday night at Seattle Campbell (3-8) concludes its pre-Christmas schedule Saturday with a 7:00 p.m. (PST) tip-off against Seattle in KeyArena.
December 22, 2012 Seattle surges past Campbell in second half 72-49 After missing the last 4 games with a hand injury, Darren White led the Camels with 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting in 37 minutes. Andrew Ryan added a season-high 11 points
December 20, 2012 Trey Freeman named to Bob Cousy Award watch list The Big South Conference assists leaders is one of more than 80 candidates nominated for the 2013 Bob Cousy Award, which recognizes the top point guard in college basketball.
December 19, 2012 Campbell falls at 14th-ranked Gonzaga 74-52 Trey Freeman led all scorers with 17 points and the Camels held the 'Zags to just 35 percent shooting in the second half.
December 18, 2012 Campbell opens Pacific Northwest trip Wednesday at No.-14 Gonzaga The Camels open a two-game trip the Pacific Northwest Wednesday at 14th-ranked Gonzaga
December 18, 2012 Photo Gallery: Practice at Gonzaga A look at the McCarthey Athletic Center, home of Gonzaga University basketball, during Tuesday's practice.
December 18, 2012 Campbell faces one of nation's top programs Wednesday at Gonzaga Campbell ventures into hostile territory Wednesday night against one of the nation's top teams when the Fighting Camels travel to 14th-ranked Gonzaga for a 6 pm (PST) tip-off.
December 14, 2012 Marvelle Harris embraces his new leadership role Marvelle Harris, whose smile is a constant throughout the day, has revealed an even more determined side as the veteran on a young and talented Fighting Camel roster.
December 14, 2012 Q&A with Reco McCarter In his first season at Campbell, Reco McCarter has quickly developed into a key performer, chipping in nearly 9 points over his first 10 games, rating second on the team in steals and earning a spot in the starting line-up.
December 12, 2012 Short-handed Camels fall to Rio Grande 67-65 Leek Leek came off the bench to score a season-high 16 points and Trey Freeman added 18, plus 7 assists for the Camels.
December 11, 2012 Campbell returns to action Wednesday at home vs. Rio Grande Campbell (3-6) returns to action after a week-long break for final exams on Wednesday in a 7:00 p.m. tip-off against NAIA member Rio Grande.
December 4, 2012 Robert Morris edges Campbell 61-58 Playing a second-straight game without the nation’s 11th-leading scorer Darren White, who sat out with a hand injury, the Camels received a career-high 21 points from Marvelle Harris.
December 3, 2012 Camels host NEC power Robert Morris Tuesday night Campbell (3-5) seeks to continue its winning ways at home Tuesday when the Fighting Camels host Robert Morris (4-4) in a 7:00 p.m. tip-off.
November 29, 2012 Campbell defeats Newberry 91-78 behind four in double figures Trey Freeman (21), Darian Hooker (18), Reco McCarter (17) and D.J. Mason (12) hit season-high point totals for the Camels, who played without the nation's 16th-leading scorer, Darren White (injured hand).
November 28, 2012 Campbell looks to rebound Thursday vs. Newberry Campbell (2-5) looks to rebound from a tough road trip Thursday at home (7 pm) against Division II member Newberry (3-3).
November 24, 2012 Northern Arizona holds off Campbell 70-62 in Global Sports Classic Northern Arizona hit 6 of its first 11 threes and held off a second-half comeback attempt by Campbell Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
November 23, 2012 Hot-shooting North Carolina A&T defeats Campbell 85-60 in Global Sports Classic NC A&T shot 61 percent from the floor Friday to hand the Camels an 85-60 setback in the Global Sports Classic.
November 22, 2012 Camels face North Carolina A&T Friday in Vegas Campbell (2-3) takes on North Carolina A&T (1-4) Friday in the Global Sports Classic at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Tip-off is 10 am PST (1 pm EST).
November 22, 2012 Photo Gallery: Thanksgiving morning practice at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas Campbell went through a 90 minute practice session Thursday morning at the Thomas & Mack Center on the UNLV campus.
November 20, 2012 No.-20 Cincinnati holds off Campbell 91-72 Campbell cut a 25-point deficit to 11 late in the game, but could not complete the comeback against the 20th-ranked Bearcats.
November 20, 2012 Photo Gallery: Camels prepare to face the Cincinnati Bearcats A visual look at the second leg of Campbell's Thanksgiving week road trip that takes the Camels to the North bank of the Ohio River in the Queen City, where Oscar Robertson, Pete Rose and Boomer Esiason once wowed the crowds.
November 19, 2012 Darren White named Big South player of the week; Camels head to Cincinnati Tuesday After averaging 23.7 points and 8.3 rebounds in 3 contests, Campbell senior guard Darren White (Danville, Va.) has been named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
November 18, 2012 Campbell opens Global Sports Classic play Sunday at Iowa State Antwon Oliver and the Camels take on Big 12 Conference member Iowa State Sunday in the opening round of the Global Sports Classic. Tip-off is 6 pm (CST).
November 18, 2012 Photo Gallery: Practice at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa During a road trip, the Camels customarily practice for an hour in the morning to prepare for that night's game.
November 18, 2012 Iowa State pulls away late for 88-68 win over Camels Iowa State knocked down 11 threes and pulled away late Sunday night in an 88-68 victory over Campbell at Hilton Coliseum.
November 16, 2012 Camels host Mountaineers Friday night at Gore Arena Campbell concludes its 3-game, season-opening home stand Friday with a 7:45 p.m. tip-off against Appalachian State.
November 16, 2012 Campbell runs by Appalachian State 101-82 behind White’s career-high 36 In front of the fifth-largest crowd (2873) in the five-year history of the building, Campbell set an Arena record for field goal percentage (.667) by connecting on 42-of-63 from the floor.
November 12, 2012 Northwestern State holds off Campbell rally 71-67 Northwestern State held off a Campbell rally down the stretch to deal the Camels a 71-67 loss Monday night at Gore Arena.
November 11, 2012 Camels continue home stand Monday night vs. Northwestern State Campbell continues its 3-game, season-opening home stand Monday with a 7:00 p.m. tip-off against Northwestern (La.) State.
November 9, 2012 Campbell Men's Basketball Guide now available on-line The complete guide to the 2012-13 Campbell University men's basketball season is now available on-line at GoCamels.com.
November 9, 2012 White scores 31; Campbell defeats Averett 74-55 in opener The Camels scored 19 unanswered points in the first half and led by as many as 36 over the Division III Cougars
November 8, 2012 The Fayetteville Observer: Campbell deals with new role as favorite Big South Conference coaches and media members have picked Campbell to win the North Division in 2012-13, the first time the program has been a preseason favorite within its conference since 1988.
November 8, 2012 Campbell opens 2012-13 men’s basketball season Friday vs. Averett Campbell opens its 2012-13 men’s basketball season at home Friday with a 7 p.m. tip-off against Division III member Averett University.
November 1, 2012 Camels defeat Coker 71-65 in men's basketball exhibition Trey Freeman scored 18 points, while Darren White added 12 and Marvelle Harris 11 for the Camels.
October 31, 2012 Men's Basketball Outlook: Camels blend talented veterans and newcomers to form Big South favorite Campbell head coach Robbie Laing takes a look at the 2012-13 season, one where the Camels are picked first in the Big South Conference North Division pre-season poll.
October 31, 2012 Camels open pre-season slate at home Thursday vs. Coker Campbell will step in front of an audience for the first time in 2012-13 when the Fighting Camels host Division II Coker in a 7:00 p.m. exhibition at Gore Arena. Admission is free for Thursday’s pre-season game, which will feature general admission seating in the 3,095-seat arena.
October 25, 2012 Big South Conference adds more men's hoops TV games Campbell will host 3 televised games from Gore Arena during the 2012-13 men's basketball season. ESPN3 will air the Jan. 19 game vs. Winthrop. Flames TV will carry the Feb. 13 Liberty contest, while MASN will broadcast CU's Feb. 16 contest vs. VMI (2 pm start).
October 24, 2012 Darren White named pre-season Big South player of the year by CollegeSportsMadness.com Darren White of Campbell University has been named Big South Conference pre-season player of the year by CollegeSportsMadness.com, while sophomore Trey Freeman has been named to the Madness pre-season all-league second team.
October 12, 2012 Big South North Division favorite Campbell opens basketball practice Friday Coach Robbie Laing will put his team through a full practice Friday evening for the first time since the Camels were picked to win the Big South Conference North Division.
October 9, 2012 Campbell tops Big South North Division poll; Freeman and White named pre-season all-conference Campbell was picked to finish 1st in the Big South north division poll, while Trey Freeman and Darren White were named to the pre-season all-conference first team.
October 8, 2012 Campbell at the Big South Media Day The Campbell men’s and women’s basketball teams are being represented on Tuesday afternoon at the Big South Media Day in Charlotte, N.C.
September 28, 2012 Men's Basketball unveils new orange uniform Campbell University's men's basketball team has unveiled a new orange uniform for the 2012-13 season to complement its existing white (home) and black (road) sets.
September 5, 2012 Campbell sets 2012-13 men's basketball schedule Non-conference home games against Appalachian State, UNC Wilmington and Robert Morris, trips to Iowa State, Cincinnati and Gonzaga, plus Big South divisional play highlight the 2012-13 slate.
August 27, 2012 Camels add three to men's basketball roster Leek, a native of Khartoum, Sudan, joins the Camels from Tallahassee (Fla.) Community College. A product of Racine, Wisc., Oliver comes to CU from Southwest Tennessee CC, while Scottsdale, Ariz., native Perrin spent last year in prep school at Maine Central Institute.
August 14, 2012 New paint scheme unveiled on Gore Arena floor Work on the new paint job of the floor of Gilbert Craig Gore Arena in the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center has been completed.
August 3, 2012 Gore Arena floor resurfacing project begins The floor resurfacing project at Gilbert Craig Gore Arena in the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center has begun.
July 19, 2012 Q&A with men's basketball sophomore Darius Leonard Darius Leonard of Raleigh, N.C., has been at Campbell for a year now, and the transfer from Kent State is anticipating his first game action with the Camels after sitting out the 2011-12 season according to NCAA transfer guidelines.
July 17, 2012 Men's Hoops signee D.J. Mason nets double-double in East-West All-Star Game Incoming freshman D.J. Mason from West Bladen High School scored 13 points and grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds in Monday's North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game at the Greensboro Coliseum.
July 13, 2012 Eric Griffin inks summer league deal with Los Angeles Lakers Former Campbell University standout Eric Griffin has signed a free agent deal to become a member of the Los Angeles Lakers summer league team.
July 11, 2012 Darren White named to 2011-12 NABC Honors Court A rising senior from Danville, Va., White owns a 3.41 grade-point average as an information technology and security major. He earned a place on the Big South Conference presidential honor roll and was also a second-team all-conference selection.
June 11, 2012 Big South sets men's hoops divisional alignment and tournament format for 2012-13 Campbell will be paired in one division with High Point, Liberty, Longood, Radford and VMI. The top two teams in each division will receive 1st-round byes in the 2013 conference tournament at Conway, S.C.
June 7, 2012 Coastal Carolina to host 2013 VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Conference Basketball Championships Campbell men's and women's basketball fans will be able to make the trip to the 2013 Big South Championships in just over two hours next March.
June 5, 2012 Campbell men’s basketball adds Darian Hooker and Reco McCarter Junior college combo guard Darian Hooker and VCU wing transfer Reco McCarter have signed athletics grants-in-aid with Campbell Basketball.
May 15, 2012 Campbell’s Andrew Carter to Speak at Basketball Specific Strength & Conditioning Symposium Campbell director of strength and conditioning Andrew Carter will be one of seven speakers at the 2012 Basketball Specific Strength & Conditioning Symposium May 18-19 at the University of North Carolina.
May 8, 2012 SLAM ONLINE: Pre-draft workout with Campbell's Eric Griffin Many people know Eric Griffin merely for the dunk. If it weren’t for the dunk, SLAM likely wouldn’t have made the trek to Buies Creek to see him.
April 20, 2012 2011-12 Men's Basketball Review: Camels enjoy successful return to Big South Conference Picked 9th in the pre-season poll of Big South head coaches, the 2012 Fighting Camels finished 3rd in the league with a 17-15 overall record and 11-7 conference mark.
April 19, 2012 CU Athletics Announces Inaugural CAMMYS Nominees Campbell University athletics will present the inaugural CAMMYS this Tuesday, April 24 at 6 p.m. inside the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center.
April 12, 2012 Trey Freeman named Mid-Major Freshman All-American The 2012 Big South Conference freshman of the year, Freeman led all Big South freshmen in scoring, free throw and field goal percentage, assist-turnover ratio and minutes played.
April 4, 2012 Eric Griffin named to NCCSIA All-State men's basketball first team Eric Griffin of Campbell University has been named to the 2011-12 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) University Division All-State Men’s Basketball Team.
March 27, 2012 Eric Griffin's Video Feature From 2012 Dunks of The Year Campbell's Eric Griffin was featured on ESPN2's "2012 Dunks of the Year" on March 26. The program will air several more times in the coming week. Click on the attached video clip to check out the complete feature on Eric.
March 23, 2012 Dunks of the Year to re-air on ESPN2 Sunday at 1 pm The full “Dunks of the Yea,” one-hour special, will re-air Sunday (Apr. 1) at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
March 16, 2012 Griffin named to NABC All-District 1st team; Freeman and White earn additional honors Eric Griffin has been named to the NABC All-District 3 team. Griffin and teammates Trey Freeman and Darren White have also received additional post-season honors.
March 8, 2012 Jonathan Boggs of Campbell University named Big South Conference Basketball Fan of the Year Jonathan Boggs of Campbell University has been selected as the Advance Auto Parts Big South Conference Basketball “Fan of the Year.”
February 29, 2012 Winthrop upsets Camels 71-55 in Big South quarterfinal round The lower seeded team recorded an upset win for the second-straight game Wednesday in the quarterfinal round of the Advance Auto Parts Big South Championship as Winthrop downed Campbell 71-55 at Kimmel Arena.
February 28, 2012 Third-seeded Campbell faces Winthrop Wednesday in Big South Quarterfinal Round Carrying the program’s highest seeding in 16 years, Campbell opens play Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. against Winthrop in the Advance Auto Parts Big South Championship at UNC Asheville’s Kimmel Arena.
February 26, 2012 Freeman named freshman of the year; Griffin and White earn all-conference honors Trey Freeman of Campbell University has been named Big South Conference men’s basketball freshman of the year, while teammates Eric Griffin and Darren White have been selected for the all-conference first and second teams
February 25, 2012 Liberty survives late Camel rally 49-41 to win on Senior Night in Lynchburg Liberty survived a late Campbell run and claimed a 49-41 win Saturday on Senior Night at the Vines Center. The third-seeded Camels will face sixth seed Winthrop (11-19) Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. in the quarterfinals of the Advance Auto Parts Big South Championship.
February 25, 2012 Advance Auto Parts Big South Men's Basketball Championship pairings set All seeds are set for the Advance Auto Parts Big South Championship. Third-seeded Campbell faces Winthrop Wednesday at 2 pm in Kimmel Arena at Asheville, N.C.
February 24, 2012 Camels look to secure 2nd seed Saturday in MASN-TV game at Liberty The Camels enter Saturday’s 7 pm start at Liberty in 2nd place in the Big South standings and will be seeded either 2nd or 3rd in the tournament. A CU victory (or Coastal Carolina loss at VMI) gives the Camels the 2nd seed.
February 22, 2012 Camels fall at Hot-Shooting High Point 98-60 Senior Nick Barbour scored a career-high 44 points in his final home game and High Point defeated Campbell 98-60 Wednesday night at the Millis Center.
February 21, 2012 Campbell begins final week of Big South regular season play Wednesday at High Point After traveling nearly halfway across the country for Sears BracketBusters games, Campbell (17-12, 11-5) and High Point (11-17, 7-10) return to Big South Conference play Wednesday at the Millis Center. Campbell enters the game tied with Coastal Carolina for 2nd place in the Big South standings.
February 18, 2012 Men's Hoops falls at Northwestern (La.) State 100-86 in BracketBusters Northwestern State hit 13 of its first 17 shots of the second half and went on to defeat Campbell 100-86 Saturday in a Sears BracketBusters game at Prather Coliseum.
February 15, 2012 Campbell heads to Bayou Country Saturday to face Northwestern State in Sears BracketBusters Following an 8-day break from competition, Campbell returns to the floor Saturday in a 2:30 p.m. (CST) tip-off at Northwestern (La.) State in the Sears BracketBusters. The Fighting Camels (17-11, 11-5 Big South) have won their last 2 games and 7 of their last 10 outings, while the Demons (14-12, 7-5 Southland) have lost three-straight.
February 14, 2012 Q&A with Senior forward Eric Griffin Senior forward Eric Griffin is enjoying one of the best statistical seasons in Campbell history. He leads the Big South Conference in field goal percentage and blocks, while ranking second in rebounding and seventh in scoring.
February 14, 2012 Tickets on Sale Feb. 15 for Advance Auto Parts Big South Conference Men's Basketball Championship Tickets for the 2012 Advance Auto Parts Big South Conference Men's Basketball Championship that will be held in Asheville, N.C., at Kimmel Arena are going on sale Wednesday (Feb. 15) starting at 9 a.m. Tickets may be purchased at www.uncabulldogs.com.
February 14, 2012 Q&A with Senior guard Lorne Merthie The 2009 Atlantic Sun Conference freshman of the year already ranks among the top-five Camels in career 3s made and attempted. On Feb. 9, he became the 25th player in Campbell basketball history to score 1,000 career points.
February 14, 2012 Q&A with Freshman guard Trey Freeman Trey Freeman has made an immediate impact on the CU basketball team. He has already been named Big South freshman of the week 3 times and leads conference freshmen in scoring, assists, free throw percentage and field goal shooting.
February 13, 2012 Eric Griffin named CollegeSportsMadness.com Big South Player of the Week After leading the Fighting Camels to a pair of league wins, Eric Griffin has been named Big South Conference player of the week by CollegeSportsMadness.com. He averaged 18 points in wins over Coastal Carolina (81-75) and Winthrop (67-58).
February 13, 2012 Voting open for Eric Griffin in Round Two of College Slam Dunk Championship Winner To Compete In State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships In March On ESPN. Round Two Voting Open Now Until Feb. 20 at Facebook.com/collegeslam.
February 13, 2012 Q&A with Senior Amir Celestin Amir Celestin, Eric Griffin and Lorne Merthie played in their final regular season home games at Gore Arena last week in a win over Winthrop. The Miami, Fla., native shared a few thoughts as the Camels head into the stretch run of the 2012 season.
February 9, 2012 Camels rally past Winthrop 67-58 on Senior Night Campbell went on a 20-4 run late in the second half and defeated Winthrop 67-58 Thursday on Senior Night at Gilbert Craig Gore Arena. Lorne Merthie led Campbell with 14 points in his final home game and became the 25th player in Campbell history to reach the 1,000 career-point barrier.
February 8, 2012 Campbell Seniors take final Gore Arena bow Thursday vs. Winthrop A trio of seniors will make their final playing appearances at Gore Arena in Campbell’s men’s basketball home finale Thursday at 7 p.m. against Winthrop. Amir Celestin, Eric Griffin and Lorne Merthie have been key figures in the Fighting Camels’ recent success.
February 7, 2012 Comeback lifts Camels at Coastal 81-75; gives Robbie Laing 100th coaching victory Eric Griffin scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his 11th double-double of the year as the Camels (16-11, 10-5) provided Robbie Laing with his 100th coaching win. Darren White came off the bench to add 16 points, Trey Freeman scored 12 and Lorne Merthie added 10 for Campbell, which shot 62 percent (18-29) from the floor in the second half.
February 7, 2012 Vote On-Line Now! Eric Griffin up for two slam dunk awards Campbell University's Eric Griffin is up for two slam dunk awards and we need your help to win both of them.
February 6, 2012 Trey Freeman named Big South Freshman of the Week for 3rd time For the third time this year, Trey Freeman has been named the Crons Brand Big South Conference freshman of the week. He averaged 20 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 steals in a pair of games.
February 4, 2012 Presbyterian edges Campbell 69-67 Saturday in Buies Creek Al’Lonzo Coleman tied his career high with 29 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Presbyterian to a 69-67 Big South Conference win over Campbell Saturday at Gilbert Craig Gore Arena.
February 3, 2012 Camels entertain Blue Hose Saturday afternoon at Gore Arena Coming off a hard-fought 62-57 victory over Charleston Southern, Campbell (15-10, 9-4) hosts Presbyterian (9-13, 3-9) Saturday in a 3:30 p.m. start at Gilbert Craig Gore Arena. The Camels moved back in front of Charleston Southern into 3rd place in the Big South standings thanks to Thursday’s win.
February 2, 2012 Freeman leads Campbell past Charleston Southern 62-57 in Big South Men’s Basketball Trey Freeman scored 22 points and Lorne Merthie made a game-changing steal with 33 seconds remaining to lead Campbell to a 62-57 win Thursday night over Charleston Southern at Gilbert Craig Gore Arena.
February 1, 2012 Griffin and White named to Big South January all-conference team by CollegeHoopsNet.com Eric Griffin and Darren White of Campbell University have been named to the Big South January all-conference team selected by Jon Teitel of CollegeHoopsNet.com. The duo has helped lead Campbell to a 14-10 overall record and 8-4 Big South mark entering Thursday’s 7:00 p.m. home date with Charleston Southern.
February 1, 2012 Campbell Basketball to host Pediatric Heart Awareness Night Thursday In conjunction with its men’s basketball game Thursday, Campbell University will host Pediatric Heart Awareness Night when the Fighting Camels host Charleston Southern at Gilbert Craig Gore Arena. At half-time of Thursday’s 7 p.m. contest, a video presentation will be shown featuring Brekin Nietert, who is one of the 35,000 children born with congenital heart defects (CHD) each year.
January 31, 2012 Men's Basketball returns home Thursday to face Charleston Southern in key Big South contest After playing 4 of its last 5 games on the road, Campbell (14-10, 8-4) returns to Gilbert Craig Gore Arena Thursday to face Charleston Southern (14-7, 8-3) in a 7:00 p.m. start. The Bucs enter the contest in 3rd place in the Big South standings, one-half game ahead of the Camels.
January 30, 2012 Campbell headed to Northwestern (La.) State Feb. 18 in Sears BracketBusters Campbell will travel to the Bayou State on Feb. 18 to take on Northwestern State of the Southland Conference in the Sears BracketBusters event.
January 28, 2012 UNC Asheville pulls away from Campbell in 2nd half 95-84 Matt Dickey, J.P. Primm and Jeremy Atkinson combined for 74 points and UNC Asheville broke open a close game in the second half to defeat Campbell 95-84 Saturday at Kimmel Arena. UNCA extended a 52-49 edge with a 16-2 run midway through the final period.
January 27, 2012 Camels travel to face Big South leader UNC Asheville Saturday Coming off its first loss in 2 weeks, Campbell (14-9, 8-3) faces a stiff challenge Saturday when it travels to Big South leader UNC Asheville (15-7, 10-1) for a 4:30 p.m. tip-off at Kimmel Arena. The Camels are playing the last game in a 5-contest stretch that includes 4 on the road.
January 26, 2012 Gardner-Webb halts Campbell's 4-game win streak 78-72 Darren White led the Camels with 22 points, while Eric Griffin added 16 and 9 rebounds in 22 minutes before fouling out with 1:25 to play. Lorne Merthie, who averaged 16.3 points and made 12-of-22 threes (.545) in the previous 3 games, was held to 5 points (1-of-5 triples), but dealt 5 assists.
January 25, 2012 Campbell carries 4-game win streak into Thursday road contest at Gardner-Webb Campbell (14-8, 8-2) returns to the road this week riding a 4-game win streak into Thursday’s 7:00 p.m. tip-off at Gardner-Webb (9-12, 4-5). CU is the midst of playing 4 out of 5 games away from Gore Arena, but has won its last 3 road contests.
January 25, 2012 Campbell leads Big South Conference in Men's and Women's Basketball home attendance Campbell leads all Big South schools in home basketball game attendance (1871) in its first year in the league, just in front of VMI (1861) and UNC Asheville (1820). In Big South games only, CU leads the league in home attendance with an average of 2020 witnesses to the Camels’ first 6 league home contests.
January 23, 2012 Lorne Merthie named Big South Conference player of the week Lorne Merthie of Campbell University has been named Big South Conference Choice Hotels Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Camels to 3-straight league victories.
January 23, 2012 Longwood University set to join Big South Conference on July 1, 2012 Big South Conference officials announced today that Longwood University will become the League's 12th member as of July 1, 2012. Longwood has competed as a NCAA Division I Independent since 2007. Longwood was invited to join the conference following a vote by the Big South Council of Chief Executive Officers. Longwood's addition increases the Big South membership to 12 institutions for the first time in League history.
January 21, 2012 Griffin and White lead Campbell past VMI 80-73 Darren White and Eric Griffin posted double-doubles and Campbell defeated VMI 80-73 Saturday at Gilbert Craig Gore Arena. Griffin scored 25 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked 4 shots, while White added 22 points, and career highs of 16 boards and 8 assists for the Camels (14-8, 8-2 Big South), who won their fourth-straight game.
January 20, 2012 Campbell looks to extend win streak Saturday at home vs. VMI Campbell (13-8, 7-2 Big South) concludes it 5-games-in-10-days stretch Saturday in a 3:30 p.m. tip-off at Gilbert Craig Gore Arena against Virginia Military Institute (10-9, 5-4). The Fighting Camels are riding a 3-game win streak after winning on the road Tuesday at Winthrop (54-51) and Thursday at Radford (73-65).
January 19, 2012 Sam Staggers to be inducted into Campbell Sports Hall of Fame during half-time ceremonies Saturday Former basketball All-American Sam Staggers will be inducted into the Campbell University Sports Hall of Fame during half-time of Saturday’s 3:30 p.m. men’s basketball game against VMI at Gore Arena.
January 19, 2012 Hot second-half shooting leads short-handed Camels past Radford 73-65 Lorne Merthie scored a season-high 21 points and Eric Griffin added a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead short-handed Campbell to a 73-65 win over Radford Thursday night at the Dedmon Center.
January 19, 2012 1976-77 NAIA National runner-up team returns to Buies Creek Saturday for reunion Campbell University will recognize its 1977 NAIA National Tournament runner-up men’s basketball team during half-time ceremonies Saturday. A reception for players, coaches and support personnel will be held at 12 p.m. in the Gore Suite of the John W. Pope Convocation Center. At half-time of Saturday's 3:30 p.m. men’s basketball game, members of the ’77 club will be recognized and Sam Staggers will be inducted into the Campbell Sports Hall of Fame.
January 18, 2012 Camels look for 3rd-straight Big South win Thursday at Radford Campbell (12-8, 6-2) continues a 5-games-in-10-days stretch Thursday in a 7:00 p.m. tip-off at Radford (4-16, 1-7). The Fighting Camels are looking for their 3rd-straight Big South Conference road win after a 54-51 win Tuesday at Winthrop.
January 17, 2012 Griffin and Merthie lead late Campbell rally for 54-51 win at Winthrop Campbell closed the game on a 13-4 run and held Winthrop to just one field goal in the last 6:30 as the Camels won their 2nd-straight Big South road game.
January 16, 2012 Camels look for second-straight road win Tuesday at Winthrop Campbell (11-8, 5-2) continues a 5-games-in-10-days stretch Tuesday in a 7:00 p.m. tip-off at Winthrop (7-11, 4-3). The Fighting Camels are looking for their 2nd-straight Big South Conference road win after splitting two home games last week.
January 14, 2012 Camels hold off Gardner-Webb 74-68 to improve to 8-1 at home Campbell outscored Gardner-Webb 12-6 over the final 4:32 and defeated the Bulldogs 74-68 Saturday at Gore Arena. The Fighting Camels (11-8, 5-2 Big South) improved to 8-1 at home this year behind four double figure scorers led by Darren White (18).
January 13, 2012 Campbell continues busy stretch Saturday when it hosts Gardner-Webb at 1 pm Campbell (10-8, 4-2) and Gardner-Webb (9-10, 4-3) square off for the first time as Big South Conference rivals Saturday in a 1:00 p.m. start at Gore Arena. The contest is the 2nd in a busy stretch for the Camels, who are in the midst of a 5-games-in-10-days span.
January 12, 2012 Asheville comeback deals Camels first home loss of season 89-82 Jeremy Atkinson scored 19 of his career-high 22 points in the second half and UNC Asheville rallied to defeat Campbell 89-82 Thursday night in Big South Conference men’s basketball action at Gore Arena.
January 10, 2012 Camels host UNC Asheville Thursday in battle for top of Big South standings Campbell (10-7, 4-1) puts its unbeaten home record on the line Thursday against defending Big South champion in a 7 p.m. tip-off at Gore Arena.
January 9, 2012 Trey Freeman named to Run the Floor Mid-season All-Freshman Team Campbell's point guard ranks among the nation's leading freshman scorers, while topping all Big South Conference frosh in points per game, field goal percentage and free throw accuracy.
January 7, 2012 Late run lifts Campbell over Presbyterian 77-65 Campbell closed the game on a 19-4 run and defeated Presbyterian 77-65 in Big South men’s basketball action Saturday night at Templeton Arena.
January 6, 2012 Camels seek first Big South road win Saturday at Presbyterian The Camels (9-7, 3-1) are looking for their first league road victory following Thursday’s 91-73 loss at Charleston Southern. PC (8-7, 2-3) is coming off a 63-57 setback at home Thursday against High Point.
January 5, 2012 Big second half lifts Charleston Southern over Campbell 91-73 Charleston Southern used a 23-9 run midway through the second half to break open a close game and deal the Camels their first Big South Conference loss of the year.
January 4, 2012 Campbell puts unbeaten Big South record on line Thursday at Charleston Southern Coming off a 70-65 overtime win Monday at home against Coastal Carolina, Campbell hits the road for the first time in Big South Conference play this week. The Camels (9-6, 3-0 Big South) play Thursday at Charleston Southern (7:30)
January 2, 2012 The Sun-News: Campbell’s Laing knows what to expect from Ellis’ Chants The Campbell men’s basketball team was picked a lowly ninth in the Big South Conference’s preseason coaches and media poll, but as Coastal Carolina coach Cliff Ellis noted, that has more to say about the rest of the league than it does the Fighting Camels.
January 2, 2012 Campbell outlasts Coastal Carolina 70-65 in overtime Trey Freeman scored 20 points and Campbell held Coastal Carolina without a field goal in overtime as the Camels defeated the Chanticleers 70-65 Monday night at Gore Arena.
January 2, 2012 Darren White named Big South player of the week by College Sports Madness On the strength of a 25-point performance last week at NC State, Darren White of Campbell University has been named the Big South Conference player of the week by CollegeSportsMadness.com.
January 1, 2012 Campbell returns home to face Coastal Carolina Monday in key Big South matchup Following a 5-game road stretch, Campbell returns to the friendly surroundings of Gore Arena Monday in a 7:45 p.m. start against Coastal Carolina. The contest is the second half of a Big South doubleheader. At 5:15 p.m., the Lady Camels take on UNC Asheville.
December 30, 2011 Griffin and White named to CollegeHoopsNet.com December Big South all-conference team Eric Griffin and Darren White of Campbell University have been named to the Big South December all-conference team selected by Jon Teitel of CollegeHoopsNet.com. The duo has helped lead Campbell to a first-place tie in the league entering Monday’s home date with Coastal Carolina.
December 29, 2011 Wolfpack holds off Camels 87-81 at sold-out Reynolds Coliseum NC State used a late 13-2 run and held off Campbell 87-81 Thursday night at Reynolds Coliseum.
December 27, 2011 Campbell returns to action Thursday at NC State After a week-long break for Christmas, Campbell (8-5) returns to action Thursday in a 7:00 p.m. tip-off at North Carolina State (8-4). The game will be carried free on-line at TheACC.com.
December 22, 2011 Men's Basketball inks pair during early recruitment period Jordan Faciane of Morrow, Ga., and D.J. Mason of Clarkton, N.C., signed athletics grants-in-aid with Campbell University during the early recruitment period.
December 22, 2011 Appalachian State edges Campbell 77-74 Lorne Merthie’s deep three-pointer at the buzzer missed to the right and Campbell (8-5) suffered its second-straight loss in the final seconds.
December 22, 2011 CBSSports.com: Griffin could be first NBA player from Campbell Campbell University has never had a player reach the NBA. Considering the Fighting Camels have only reached one NCAA tournament, that’s probably not a surprise. Could Campbell break through and produce an NBA prospect this season? The school has its best chance in years with senior forward Eric Griffin.
December 21, 2011 Campbell continues road stretch Thursday at Appalachian State Campbell looks to halt a 3-game losing streak Thursday in a 7:00 p.m. tip-off at Appalachian State.
December 19, 2011 Wilson’s tip-in lifts UNC Wilmington to 67-65 win over Campbell Matt Wilson’s tip-in with 1.4 seconds left lifted UNC Wilmington to a 67-65 win over Campbell Monday night at Trask Coliseum. Donte Morales missed a short bank shot in the final seconds and the 7-foot Wilson tapped in the deciding bucket that gave the Seahawks (3-6) their only lead of the final half.
December 18, 2011 Old rivals meet Monday when Campbell travels to UNC Wilmington Campbell (8-3) continues a five-game road stretch Monday in a 7:00 p.m. tip-off at UNC Wilmington (2-6). The Camels dropped an 85-60 decision Saturday at Virginia Tech and have lost two straight for the first time this year.
December 17, 2011 Virginia Tech pulls away from Campbell 85-60 Virginia Tech opened the second half on a 15-0 run to break open a close game and went on to defeat Campbell 85-60 Saturday at Cassell Coliseum. Leading by just three (32-29) at the break, the Hokies hit six of their first seven shots in the final period.
December 15, 2011 Camels continue road swing Saturday at Virginia Tech Campbell (8-2) squares off against a familiar foe Saturday when the Fighting Camels travel to Virginia Tech for a 4:00 p.m. tip-off. The Camels and Hokies (7-3) meet for the 3rd-straight year, the 2nd-consecutive at Cassell Coliseum.
December 14, 2011 Fox Sports Houston to broadcast Wednesday's Campbell at HBU game live on-line Fox Sports Houston will carry video coverage of the game free on-line at foxsportshouston.com. All Campbell games are aired throughout the Sandhills region of North Carolina on WCLN 107.3 FM with Chris Hemeyer on the play-by-play. Free audio of the broadcast is also available on-line at GoCamels.com.
December 14, 2011 Houston Baptist deals Campbell 87-76 road setback Marcel Smith led six Houston Baptist players in double figures with 14 points and the Huskies dealt Campbell just its second loss of the year 87-76 Wednesday night at Sharp Gym.
December 13, 2011 Campbell breaks into Top-25 of CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major poll Heading into Wednesday's game at Houston Baptist, Campbell is ranked for the first time in the program's history in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top-25 poll.
December 12, 2011 Trey Freeman named Big South freshman of the week For the second time this season, Trey Freeman has been named The Crons Brand Big South Conference freshman of the week. The point guard from Virginia Beach, Va., scored 16 points and dealt a career-high 10 assists while playing 29 minutes without a turnover in Saturday's 103-55 win over Methodist.
December 10, 2011 White scores 33; Campbell runs past Division III Methodist 103-55 Campbell set Gore Arena record for most points scored and largest victory margin (48) despite the absence of leading rebounder (8.5) and 2nd-leading scorer (17.5) Eric Griffin, who sat out due to the cut he sustained in his right hand during the first half of last Saturday’s win over High Point.
December 9, 2011 Raleigh News and Observer: Low ranking inspires streaking Camels Raleigh News and Observer columnist Luke DeCock profiles the Fighting Camels' hot start.
December 9, 2011 Camels return to action at home Saturday against Methodist in 1 pm tip-off Campbell (7-1) faces the lone non-Division I member on its 2011-12 schedule when the Division III Monarchs (3-4) make the short trip from Fayetteville. CU’s 7-1 start is the program’s best since joining the Division I ranks in 1977-78 and the school’s best since the 1975-76 Camels opened with 13-straight victories.
December 9, 2011 The Fayetteville Observer: Eric Griffin becomes viral sensation, key contributor for Camels The thousands of YouTube hits are cool, but that's child's play compared to the exposure Eric Griffin received on WorldStarHipHop.com. Video of the 6-foot-8 Campbell senior taking flight from a step inside the free-throw line, cocking his right arm and treating North Carolina A&T defender Lawrence Smith like Blake Griffin's KIA has generated more than 456,000 views.
December 6, 2011 Camels climb up CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top-25 poll Off to the program’s best start since Gerald Ford was in the White House, Campbell University has climbed up the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 poll. With 21 points in this week’s poll, Campbell (7-1, 2-0) is tied with Akron for 30th place among all vote-getters.
December 5, 2011 Darren White named Big South player of the week by College Sports Madness After producing back-to-back 20-plus point outings, Darren White of Campbell University has been named Big South Conference player of the week by College Sports Madness.
December 3, 2011 Short-handed Campbell rallies to defeat High Point 72-62 Darren White scored 28 points and Campbell rallied to defeat High Point 72-62 in Big South Conference men’s basketball action Saturday at Gore Arena. Playing the final 24:56 without the league’s leading scorer Eric Griffin, who left the game with a deep cut on his right hand, the Camels overcame a 9-point deficit with 16:42 to go and improved to 7-1 overall, 2-0 in the Big South.
December 2, 2011 Campbell looks to continue hot start Saturday against High Point Coming off a 96-82 win over Liberty in its Big South Conference opener, Campbell looks to continue its best start (6-1, 1-0) to open a season when High Point (2-4, 0-0) visits Gore Arena for a 1:00 p.m. tip-off Saturday.
December 1, 2011 Campbell University to honor 1992 Big South Champs on Saturday Campbell University will celebrate the upcoming 20th anniversary of its 1992 Big South Conference men’s basketball championship on Saturday in conjunction with its 1:00 p.m. game against High Point.
December 1, 2011 Campbell defeats Liberty 96-82 in Big South Conference opener Trey Freeman, Darren White and Rico Ferguson combined for 67 points and Campbell won its Big South Conference opener 96-82 over Liberty Thursday night at Gore Arena. CU shot 56 % from the field and hit 32-43 at the line to improve to 6-1 for the first time since the program joined the NCAA Division I ranks in 1977-78.
November 30, 2011 Camels tip-off Big South schedule Thursday at home vs. Liberty Off to its best start (5-1) since joining the NCAA Division I ranks in 1977-78, Campbell opens Big South Conference play Thursday when it hosts Liberty (2-5) at Gore Arena.
November 28, 2011 Eric Griffin named Big South player of the week A senior forward from Orlando, Fla., Griffin averaged 23 points, 12 rebounds, 3.7 blocks and 2 steals over three games as the Camels finished as runner-up in the Dale Howard Classic.
November 25, 2011 Omaha World-Herald: Perfect Campbell has Creighton's attention Two developments this week should assure Creighton's focus is keen for a Friday night game against a school that lacks name recognition in these parts. The Bluejays face Campbell — the university, not the soup — in a 7:05 p.m. game at CenturyLink Center. The game will be Creighton's first since its ascension Monday into the national rankings.
November 25, 2011 No.-25 Creighton deals Campbell first loss of season 104-81 in Dale Howard Classic championship game Two days after a 23-point, 13-rebound performance in Campbell’s 77-61 win at Iowa, Eric Griffin hit career highs with 29 points and 14 rebounds for his third double-double in the last four games.
November 24, 2011 Campbell puts unbeaten record on line Friday at 25th-ranked Creighton On the strength of a 5-game win streak to open the season for the first time since joining NCAA Division I in 1977-78, Campbell concludes its three-game road trip through the Midwest on Friday in a 7:05 p.m. (CST) tip-off at No.-25 Creighton.
November 23, 2011 Unbeaten Camels defeat Iowa 77-61 Campbell shot 62 percent from the field and pulled away from Big Ten Conference foe Iowa for a 77-61 win Wednesday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
November 22, 2011 Unbeaten Campbell squares off Wednesday against Big Ten member Iowa Riding a 4-game win streak to open the season for the first time since 1987-88, Campbell University continues its three-game road trip through the Midwest on Wednesday in a 7:00 p.m. (CST) tip-off at Big Ten member Iowa.
November 21, 2011 Campbell holds off Chicago State 75-69; improves to 4-0 for first time since 1987-88 Darren White led four Campbell players in double figures with 25 points – 19 in the second half – and the Camels defeated Chicago State 75-69 Monday at Jones Convocation Center. Campbell shot 62 percent from the floor in the second half and made 25-of-34 free throws overall to start the year with four-straight victories for the first time since the 1987-88 season.
November 21, 2011 Trey Freeman named Big South men's hoops freshman of the week After helping lead Campbell University to a 3-0 start in the 2011-12 basketball season, Trey Freeman has been named Big South Conference freshman of the week.
November 20, 2011 Campbell starts 3-game Midwest road swing Monday at Chicago State After claiming three home court victories to open the season, Campbell University opens a three-game road trip through the Midwest on Monday in a 7:05 p.m. (CST) tip-off at Chicago State.
November 17, 2011 White and Griffin spark Campbell in 94-66 win over North Carolina A&T Darren White and Eric Griffin combined for 57 points, 24 rebounds and nine blocked shots for the Camels, who shot 72 percent in the second half, while limiting A&T to just 23 percent shooting over the final 20 minutes.
November 16, 2011 Camels host Aggies Thursday night at Gore Arena Campbell concludes its 3-game home stand Thursday against North Carolina A&T in the Camels' first game of the Dale Howard Classic. Tip-off is 7 pm at Gore Arena.
November 14, 2011 Camels rally from 15 down to defeat East Carolina 76-74 Trey Freeman led five Campbell players in double figures with 20 points and Campbell rallied to defeat East Carolina 76-74 Monday night at Gore Arena. Campbell (2-0) rallied from a 15-point deficit in the first half to match the largest comeback to in Coach Robbie Laing’s nine seasons in Buies Creek.
November 13, 2011 Campbell hosts East Carolina Monday in men's hoops clash The last time East Carolina visited Buies Creek, Campbell dealt the Pirates a 74-68 setback on Nov. 17, 2009 in front of 2778 fans, still the 3rd-largest crowd to see a Camel game at Gore Arena.
November 11, 2011 Camels win season opener 82-68 over Houston Baptist Trey Freeman and Eric Griffin combined for 43 points to lead Campbell to an 82-68 men’s basketball win over Houston Baptist Friday night at the Pope Convocation Center/Gore Arena.
November 10, 2011 Men's Basketball Media Guide now available on-line Campbell's 2011-12 Men's Basketball media guide is now available on-line, including player and coaches bios, university information, a 2011-12 outlook, review of last year's season, and the entire record book.
November 10, 2011 Men’s Hoops opens regular season at home Friday vs. Houston Baptist After scoring a pair of exhibition victories, Campbell University hosts Houston Baptist Friday night in its men’s basketball regular season opener at the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center / Gilbert Craig Gore Arena.
November 8, 2011 Robbie Laing to speak Wednesday at Raleigh Sports Club Campbell University men’s basketball head coach Robbie Laing will be the guest speaker at Wednesday’s weekly luncheon meeting of The Raleigh Sports Club at Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Road in Raleigh. A southern buffet lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. Admission is $14 for members, $20 for guests.
November 7, 2011 Campbell defeats Fayetteville State 88-66 in final men's basketball exhibition Eric Griffin led four Camels in double figures and Campbell defeated Fayetteville State 88-66 Monday in a men’s basketball exhibition game at Gore Arena.
November 6, 2011 Campbell hosts Fayetteville State Monday in men’s basketball exhibition Campbell concludes its men’s basketball exhibition schedule Monday with a 7:00 p.m. contest against Fayetteville State at Gore Arena. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
November 4, 2011 Men’s Hoops Tip-Off Club Dinner Tuesday at Howard’s BBQ in Lillington Campbell University will host its annual Men’s Basketball Tip-Off Club pre-season dinner Tuesday (Nov. 8) at Howard’s Barbecue on the banks of the Cape Fear River off Highway 401 in Lillington. The event runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and the general public is invited to attend. Tip-Off Club members are their families eat free. New members may join for as little as $100. Non-members may purchase dinner tickets for $8.00 per person.
November 3, 2011 Campbell defeats Wingate 62-60 in men’s basketball exhibition Marvelle Harris’ lay-up with 2.4 seconds left lifted Campbell to a 62-60 exhibition men’s basketball win over Wingate Thursday night at Gore Arena.
November 2, 2011 Campbell opens Men’s Hoops Exhibition Schedule Thursday vs. Wingate No admission will be charged for Campbell’s pre-season games on Thursday or next Monday (Nov. 7) when Fayetteville State visits Buies Creek. The public is invited to attend.
October 27, 2011 Campbell University Big South Basketball Ticket Package Now Available Fans interested in securing a reserved seat for all 18 Campbell University men’s and women’s basketball games during the 2011-12 Big South Conference regular season may do so by purchasing a special ticket package. For just $100 per seat, fans may purchase a ticket for all Big South Conference contests – nine men’s and nine women’s games – a savings of $80 if a buyer purchased an adult single-game ticket for all 18 games at the regular rate of $10 per seat.
October 17, 2011 Men’s Hoops Tip-Off memberships still available Fighting Camel fans can support the Campbell men’s hoops team by joining the CU Men’s Basketball Tip-Off Club. Tip-Off Club Members may take pride in knowing that membership dues are going directly to help Fighting Camel Basketball improve various aspects of the program.
October 14, 2011 Campbell opens men’s basketball practice focused on returning to up-tempo game Coach Robbie Laing put the Campbell University basketball team through a spirited 90-minute session Friday at McCall Court in the first practice of the 2011-12 pre-season camp. Intent on returning his team to an up-tempo style in his ninth season, Laing indicated that the first weekend practice schedule would stress full-court play, both offensively and defensively over five sessions.
October 11, 2011 Big South Conference holds annual Basketball Media Day Robbie Laing of Campbell University joined the rest of the league’s basketball coaches for the Big South Conference’s annual Media Day Tuesday at the Renaissance Suites Hotel.
October 7, 2011 Griffin and Merthie named to CollegeSportsMadness.com pre-season All-Big South team. Eric Griffin and Lorne Merthie of Campbell University have been named to the CollegeSportsMadness.com pre-season All-Big South Conference men’s basketball team. A senior from Orlando, Fla., Griffin was a third-team selection, while Merthie, a senior from Sanford, Fla., was a fourth-team choice.
October 7, 2011 Questions and Answers with Campbell Basketball Coach Robbie Laing Entering his ninth year as head coach of the Fighting Camels, Robbie Laing has a team that he believes is ready to compete for championships. At the outset of pre-season practice he shared his view on the coming season.
October 6, 2011 Record 11 Big South members will participate in 2012 Sears BracketBusters The Big South Conference will have a League-record 11 members participating in the 2012 Sears BracketBusters, it was announced today by ESPN. The event will be held the weekend of Feb. 17-19, and marks the Big South’s seventh consecutive year in the series.
August 24, 2011 Men's Hoops sets 2011-12 schedule Dates against members of the Atlantic Coast and Big Ten conferences, plus a full slate of Big South Conference games highlight the 2011-12 Campbell University men’s basketball schedule.
August 4, 2011 Chris Hemeyer named Athletics Marketing Coordinator at Campbell University Hemeyer will oversee Campbell’s web streaming video and audio program while serving as the play-by-play announcer for Fighting Camel football and men’s basketball radio broadcasts on WCLN-FM 107.3 (Fayetteville) and WSML-AM 1200 (Burlington).
July 6, 2011 Jihad Wright signs with Campbell Men’s Basketball Jihad Wright joins Trae Bremer of Leoti, Kan., Trey Freeman of Virginia Beach, Va., Antonio Kalpic of Sibenik, Croatia, Darius Leonard of Raleigh, N.C., and Darren White of Danville, Va., in the 2011 Fighting Camel recruiting class.
May 25, 2011 Men's Basketball adds three more recruits Antonio Kalpic, Darius Leonard and Darren White have signed athletics grants-in-aid with Campbell University, head men's basketball coach Robbie Laing announced Wednesday.
May 13, 2011 CU grad Fred Whitfield keeps the Charlotte Bobcats running Former Campbell standout Fred Whitfield is now President and Chief Operating Officer of the Charlotte Bobcats.
April 1, 2011 2010-11 Men's Basketball Review: CU hits double-figure wins for 6th-straight year Wins over schools from the Southeastern, Colonial, Southern and Sun Belt Conference, plus a sixth-straight appearance in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament were top highlights during the 2010-11 Campbell University men's basketball season.
March 3, 2011 ETSU holds off valiant Camel comeback attempt 54-53 in A-Sun quarterfinal A-Sun player of the year Mike Smith stole the ball with 3.1 seconds to play and ETSU held off a furious rally to advance to the semifinals.
March 1, 2011 Camels to face ETSU in A-Sun quarterfinals Campbell and East Tennessee State will meet for the second time in a week when the 7th-seeded Camels take on the 2nd-seeded Bucs Wednesday at 9 p.m. in the Atlantic Sun Championship quarterfinal round at Macon, Ga.
February 27, 2011 Monday game to determine A-Sun men's hoops final seedings The Monday make-up game between FGCU and USC Upstate will complete the conference's regular-season season schedule.
February 26, 2011 Upstate threes and frees down Camels 70-64 USC Upstate hit 17-of-20 free throws in the final 4:06 and upset the Camels on Senior Day at Gore Arena.
February 25, 2011 Junard Hartley provides leadership on and off the court A starter in over 100 consecutive games for the Camels, Hartley has emerged as the vocal leader for this year's young team, all while he has continued to etch his name in the Atlantic Sun record books.
February 25, 2011 ETSU defeats Campbell 66-59, but Camels clinch A-Sun berth East Tennessee State produced 20 second-chance points off 18 offensive rebounds and the Bucs defeated Campbell 66-59 Thursday night at Gore Arena.
February 25, 2011 Camels host USC Upstate Saturday on Senior Day Campbell looks to send off a pair of seniors with a win Saturday and in the process clinch the 7th seed in next week's A-Sun tournament when the Camels host USC Upstate at 3:15 p.m.
February 23, 2011 Q&A with Preston Dodson The South Mills, N.C., native developed into a 3-year starter who helped the Camels win a share of the A-Sun regular season title in 2010.
February 23, 2011 Camels host ETSU Thursday night with A-Sun seeding at stake CU's magic number is one victory (or Stetson loss) to secure a 6th-straight conference tournament berth.
February 20, 2011 Florida Gulf Coast defeats Campbell 47-39 Florida Gulf Coast made 20-of-25 free throws in the second half and rallied for a 47-39 A-Sun men's basketball victory over Campbell Saturday at Alico Arena.
February 19, 2011 Camels look for road trip sweep Saturday at FGCU Campbell has an opportunity to climb higher in the A-Sun standings with Saturday's 5:15 tip-off at Fort Myers, Fla.
February 18, 2011 Campbell rallies for key 64-61 Atlantic Sun win at Stetson The Camels trailed by 8 with 9:23 to go and by four with 5:09 remaining before making the decisive run and moving a game in front of Stetson in the A-Sun standings.