Tag: Basketball

Kevin-Bryant
Kevin Bryant finds success in the classroom and on the court

Graduate student Kevin Bryant is in his fourth year of basketball at Newman University. Last semester he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management information systems and he is now in his first semester of ...

Newman University Homecoming week
Newman University Homecoming scored a huge success

Homecoming Games Jet Pride filled the Fugate Gymnasium in forms of cheers, painted faces, horns, squeaking shoes against the gym floor, and the dribbling of a basketball at the Newman University women’s and men’s basketball ...

Electric Guitar Player
Alumnus JJ McGuigan hopes to help others through songwriting

JJ McGuigan was born in Wichita and graduated from Newman University in 2005 with a degree in Secondary Education. While at Newman he played basketball, which became an important part of his life. Before basketball, McGuigan received a ...

Homecoming Week 2016
Jets fight for win at Heartland Conference Tournament

Newman University basketball hit the road Wednesday, March 2, and headed to Tulsa, to compete in the 2016 Heartland Conference Tournament. The men’s basketball team, 16-12 on the season and 9-11 in conference, took on No. 2 seed ...

Homecoming Basketball Games

Cheer on your Jets as they play for the win during Homecoming! Women’s basketball at 5:30 p.m. Men’s basketball at 7:30 p.m. Homecoming King and Queen coronation at halftime of the men’s game. ...

2016 Winter Homecoming Court announced

Newman University is gearing up for the 2016 Winter Homecoming basketball games. Many organizations on campus are planning events and other activities to help celebrate the week. In keeping with tradition, the Student Life Department is ...

Sports medicine helps injured Jets get back to playing condition

Newman University Athletics compete at the NCAA Division II level, which requires talented coaches, disciplined athletes and a driven athletic department. However, there is one aspect of collegiate athletics that tends to get overlooked: sports ...

Heartland Conference Tournament to take best eight teams

The Heartland Conference basketball tournament received a bit of a makeover this year. The tournament, March 4-6, will be expanded from four teams to eight and will be held at an off-campus, neutral location for ...

Former Newman basketball player from Europe now coaching women’s team

A little over a decade ago, Elhad Emerllahu came to America from worn-torn Kosovo. At the time he was 9 years old with little knowledge of the American culture, English language, and even basketball. Elhad recently ...

Newman men’s basketball rolls in final non-league home game

Senior Gavin Thurman poured in a season-high 27 points and added eight rebounds, leading four players in double figures as the Newman Men’s Basketball Team led wire-to-wire to dispatch Bethel College, 99-77, on Monday, Dec. ...

Women’s Basketball soars past York College

The Lady Jets are 3-1 on the season after defeating York College on Saturday, Nov. 21, 78-43. The Lady Jets won handily over York, shooting 29-of-72 from the field and 15-of-18 from the free throw ...

Alumni Gathering at basketball game in Oklahoma City

Watch Newman University’s Mens Basketball take on the Cameron Aggies in Oklahoma City. Contact Sarah Cundiff for details. ...

Men’s Basketball vs. Livin’ The Dream – Exhibition Match

Don’t miss the first the return of the Men’s Basketball season with an at-home exhibition match against “Livin’ The Dream”. The mission of Livin’ The Dream is to boldly proclaim the message and principles of ...