2010-11 Men's Basketball Headlines

June 17, 2011
Randall Begins to Assemble Coaching Staff
SAINT LEO, Fla. – After coming off a successful four year career at NCAA Division I Loyola University in Chicago, J.R. Blount has followed his former head coach to Saint Leo University as head coach Lance Randall has announced Blount as the Lions’ newest assistant men’s basketball coach.

June 17, 2011
Randall Begins to Assemble Coaching Staff
First-Year Coach Welcomes J.R. Blount to Men?s Basketball Staff

May 9, 2011
Former Saint Leo Standout Jordan Prais Joins the Heartland Prowl
LAKELAND, Fla. - Former Saint Leo standout Jordan Prais has agreed to join the Heartland Prowl for the 2011 season it was announced by the Continental Basketball League team's owner Levi Williams. Prais, a Lakeland, Fla. native, heads to the Prowl after wrapping up a successful collegiate career in 2010.

May 9, 2011
Former Saint Leo Standout Jordan Prais Joins the Heartland Prowl
All-Time Scoring Leader will Debut for the Heartland Prowl on May 14

April 8, 2011
Saint Leo University Names Lance Randall Head Men's Basketball Coach
SAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo University Director of Athletics Francis X. Reidy announced the appointment of Lance Randall as the new men’s basketball coach for the Lions. Randall previously served as the associate head coach at Division III powerhouse Wisconsin – Stevens Point, and will become the 10th coach in program history.

April 8, 2011
Saint Leo University Names Lance Randall Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Championship-Winning Coach Enters Division II Ranks

March 14, 2011
Wesley Chapel Coaches Learn from Saint Leo Coaches and Team
SAINT LEO, Fla. – Community involvement is still on top of the list for former Saint Leo University men’s basketball Coach Mike Madagan as he taught his skill to other coaches around the area.

March 14, 2011
Wesley Chapel Coaches Learn from Saint Leo Coaches and Team
Former Men's Basketball Coach Shares Talents with Others

March 3, 2011
Johnson Named Sunshine State Conference Freshman of the Year
SAINT LEO, Fla. – Despite a less-than-stellar season, the Saint Leo men's basketball team still had another bright spot when the Lions learned that freshman Nate Johnson has been named the Sunshine State Conference's Freshman of the Year it was announced by SSC Commissioner Jay Jones on Thursday afternoon.

March 3, 2011
Johnson Named Sunshine State Conference Freshman of the Year
Lions? Freshman Made a Big Impact in 2010-11

February 26, 2011
Madagan's Lions Go Out in Style with 85-70 Win over Barry
SAINT LEO, Fla. – Coaching in the final game of his 30-year career, head men’s basketball coach Mike Madagan went out on top as his Lions dominated from start to finish in an 85-70 win over Barry University in Sunshine State Conference action on Senior Day Saturday from the Marion Bowman Activities Center.

February 26, 2011
Madagan’s Lions Go Out in Style with 85-70 Win over Barry
Three Seniors Score in Double Figures in Final Game

February 23, 2011
Lions Drop Season Series to Tritons with 87-73 Setback
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Saint Leo men's basketball team could not contain the hot shooting hand of the Eckerd College Tritons as EC posted an 87-73 win in Sunshine State Conference action at Eckerd's McArthur Center on Wednesday night.

February 23, 2011
Lions Drop Season Series to Tritons with 87-73 Setback
Cullop?s 26 Points Not Enough in Loss

February 21, 2011
Madagan to Step Aside as Saint Leo University Men's Basketball Coach
SAINT LEO, Fla. – After 10 years and over 100 wins Saint Leo University head men's basketball coach Mike Madagan has announced that he will be stepping aside after the Lions' February 24th contest against Barry University.

February 21, 2011
Madagan to Step Aside as Saint Leo University Men’s Basketball Coach
An Era Comes to an End for the Lions

February 19, 2011
Men's Basketball Upended by Sailfish, 72-61
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The Saint Leo men's basketball team could not recreate the magic they showed in December as the Lions fell to host Palm Beach Atlantic University on Saturday evening from Rubin Arena in south Florida.

February 19, 2011
Men’s Basketball Upended by Sailfish, 72-61
Dewberry Posts Double-Double in Loss

February 17, 2011
Lions Snap Skid with 72-52 Win over Florida College
TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. – The Saint Leo men’s basketball team snapped a seven-game losing streak on Thursday night when the Lions upended Florida College 72-52 in non-conference action at the Conn Gymnasium.

February 17, 2011
Lions Snap Skid with 72-52 Win over Florida College
Cullop Scores 16 as the Lions post the Win

February 16, 2011
Upset Not in the Cards with 69-60 SSC Loss to Tampa
10 Lions Score in the Game, but Free Throw Woes Strike Again

February 12, 2011
Men’s Basketball Drops 86-49 Decision to Rollins
No Lions Reach Double Figures in Loss

February 9, 2011
Lions Drop Season Series to Florida Southern with 95-84 Loss
Two Lions Score 20+ Points in Loss

February 5, 2011
Lions Drop Golden Opportunity to Snag Conference Win in 70-66 Setback to NSU
16 Point Lead Evaporates in Second Half

February 2, 2011
Comeback Falls Short in 90-71 Loss to Lynn
Dewberry and Perkins? Double-Double Not Enough in Setback

January 31, 2011
Lions Drop 74-52 Decision to Florida Tech on TV
Big Crowd and TV Broadcast Don?t Impact Final Decision

January 26, 2011
Lions Fall to Barry 74-59 in Midweek Road Contest
Second-Half Woes Send Saint Leo to SSC Loss

January 22, 2011
Kendrick Takes Charge as Lions Down Florida College
Losing Streak Ends with 95-71 Win

January 19, 2011
Eckerd Hands Saint Leo 82-58 Loss in Wednesday Night Battle
Poor Shooting Sends Lions to Fifth-Straight Setback

January 15, 2011
Slow Start Sends Lions to 85-73 Loss to Rollins
Scoreless Drought Overshadows Thompson's 17 Point Night

January 14, 2011
Watch the Lions face Florida Tech LIVE on Bright House Sports Network
SSC Game of the Week, Monday, January 31, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

January 12, 2011
Lions Upended by Unblemished Tampa, 78-66
Poor Shooting Helps Host Spartans Pick Up Conference Victory

January 8, 2011
Lions Drop Second-Straight Conference Contest
Nova Southeastern Upends Saint Leo, 77-61

January 5, 2011
Lions Fall to Florida Southern 84-74 in SSC Showdown
Saint Leo Suffers First Home Setback this Season

January 3, 2011
Kendrick Earns Conference Player of the Week Recognition
Center Earns Top Conference Weekly Honor after Career Weekend

January 2, 2011
Men’s Basketball Picks Up 80-65 Home Conference Win Over Lynn
Four Lions in Double Figures as Saint Leo Dominates

December 17, 2010
Lions Put on Impressive Showing in 81-60 Win over Sailfish
Kendrick Scores 24 as the Lions Roll to Eighth Win

December 10, 2010
Lions Dominate Trinity in 85-60 Relocated Win
Cullop Scores 18 as Saint Leo Rolls Over Tigers

December 4, 2010
Basketball Opens SSC Play in Melbourne
Lions Set to Take on Panthers

December 4, 2010
Florida Tech Rallies to Hand Lions 80-73 Defeat in Melbourne
Lions Drop Opening SSC Game to Panthers

November 24, 2010
Cullop Joins Elite Company in Lions’ 75-55 Win over Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
Four Lions Hit Double Figures in Third-Straight Win

November 22, 2010
Lions Hold Off Puerto Rico – Bayamon for 71-65 Win
Three Lions Post Double Figures in Victory

November 20, 2010
Lions Top Molloy 70-69 in Overtime Thriller
Cullop?s Free Throws Make the Difference; Lions now 4-1

November 19, 2010
Free Throw Struggles Hurt Lions in 86-71 Loss to Franklin Pierce
Jeremy Jackson Scores 14 Points in Setback

November 16, 2010
Men’s Basketball Outraces Trinity in 99-84 Victory
Lions Nearly Reach the Century Mark and Improve to 3-0

November 13, 2010
Men’s Basketball Rolls Past Delta State 75-66 for 2-0 Start
Kendrick?s 23 Point Afternoon Keeps Lions Perfect in 2010

November 12, 2010
…And so it begins; Men’s Basketball 2010-11 Preview
Lions Get 2010-11 Underway in Valdosta

November 12, 2010
Men’s Basketball Opens Season with 85-79 Stunner over Blazers
Thompson Pours in 26 Points in the Road Triumph

October 29, 2010
It’s Onward and Upward for Men’s Basketball in 2010-11
Lions Selected Ninth in Conference Preseason Poll

October 19, 2010
Men’s Basketball Releases 2010-11 Schedule
Lions Travel to New York and Georgia before Engaging in SSC Play

July 27, 2010
Nate Johnson Joins Men’s Basketball for 2010-11 Season
Illinois Native Brings Speed and Defense to SLU

July 27, 2010
Men’s Basketball Alum J.J. Turner Named Head Coach at Brandon High School
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