2011-12 Men's Basketball News

  • Niekamp, Oilers 36-0 National Championship Team to be Inducted into Ohio Hall of Fame
    July 21, 2012
    Former Oilers men's basketball coach Ron Niekamp will be among 11 players and coaches, two teams and one official who will be inducted into the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame's 2013 class.
  • Oilers Add Jones
    June 13, 2012
    The University of Findlay men’s basketball program announced the signing of Quaran Jones on Wednesday, June 13.
  • Men's Basketball Signs 2 More
    April 18, 2012
    The Oilers added two more players to their recruiting class with the signing of Alphonso Baity and Konnor Baker.
  • Caiola Named 2nd Team All-Region
    March 22, 2012
    Senior guard Kyle Caiola of The University of Findlay men's basketball team was named second team all-region by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) for his performance during the 2011-12 campaign.
  • #4 Knights End #25 Oilers Season
    March 11, 2012
    The University of Findlay men’s basketball team, ranked 25th in the nation, had their season come to a close with an 86-63 defeat at the hands of #4 Bellarmine University on Sunday, March 11 in Louisville, Ky.
  • #25 Oilers Move On With 50-49 Win Over #11 Norse
    March 10, 2012
    #25 Findlay claimed a 50-49 win over #11 Northern Kentucky to advance in the NCAA Division II Tournament.
  • Midwest Regional to be Streamed Live on the Web
    March 08, 2012
    Bellarmine University will video stream each game of the 2012 Midwest Regional, which begins on Saturday, March 10 in Louisville, Ky. The online service will be free to all fans who can’t make it to the game.
  • #25 Oilers Battle #11 Norse in NCAA Tournament
    March 07, 2012
    The #25 Oilers will battle #11 Northern Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Oilers Ranked 25th
    March 06, 2012
    The Oilers are back in the national poll and are ranked 25th in the nation.
  • Midwest Regional Ticket Information
    March 05, 2012
    Tickets will be a premium for the Oilers men's basketball game against Northern Kentucky.
  • Oilers Win 2012 GLIAC Tournament, 71-52 at Hillsdale
    March 04, 2012
    Oilers claim 2012 GLIAC Tournament Championship with 71-52 win at Hillsdale
  • Oilers Earn 5th Seed in Midwest Region
    March 04, 2012
    The Oilers will play Northern Kentucky in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Division II National Tournament
  • Caiola's Shot Sends Oilers to Championship Game
    March 03, 2012
    Senior guard Kyle Caiola hit a jumper with three seconds left to give the Oilers a 63-61 win over Wayne State and send them to the championship game of the GLIAC Tournament
  • Caiola Named 1st Team All-GLIAC
    March 02, 2012
    Senior guard Kyle Caiola was named first team all-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) for the second consecutive season as the league office unveiled their annual awards on Friday, March 2 in Hillsdale, Mich.
  • Oilers Face Warriors in 2nd Round at Hillsdale
    March 01, 2012
    The University of Findlay men’s basketball team will face Wayne State University in the second round of the 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament on Saturday, March 3 at 3 p.m. in Hillsdale, Mich.
  • Oilers Still Ranked 7th in Midwest Region Poll
    February 29, 2012
    The University of Findlay men's basketball team remains seventh in the NCAA Division II Midwest Region rankings, which were released on Wednesday, Feb. 29.
  • Oilers Advance in Tourney With 72-66 Win Over Lakers
    February 29, 2012
    The Oilers claimed a 72-66 win over the Lakers to advance in the GLIAC Tournament
  • Oilers Host Lakers in 1st Round of GLIAC Tournament
    February 28, 2012
    The University of Findlay men’s basketball team will host Grand Valley State University in the first round of the 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament. The contest is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. in Croy Gymnasium.
  • Tickets for GLIAC Tournament Available on Tuesday
    February 25, 2012
    Tickets for the Oilers Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament game against Grand Valley State University will go on sale this Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 1 pm in the UF Athletic Office.
  • Oilers End Regular Season with 75-62 Win Over LSSU
    February 25, 2012
    The University of Findlay men’s basketball team ended their regular season with a 75-62 win over Lake Superior State University on Saturday, Feb. 25 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. The win gives the Oilers a 20-6 record on the season with a 14-5 mark in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play.
  • Oilers Close Regular Season at Lake Superior State
    February 23, 2012
    The University of Findlay men’s basketball team will close out their regular season on Saturday, Feb. 25 when they face Lake Superior State University. The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) contest is scheduled to begin at 3 pm in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
  • Oilers Remain 7th in Regional Rankings
    February 22, 2012
    The University of Findlay men's basketball team remains seventh in the NCAA Division II Midwest Region rankings, which were released on Wednesday, Feb. 22.
  • Caiola Named GLIAC Player of the Week
    February 20, 2012
    Senior guard Kyle Caiola was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) South Division Player of the Week on Monday, Feb. 20.
  • Oilers Grind Out 74-69 Win Over Bulldogs
    February 18, 2012
    The University of Findlay men's basketball team grinded out a tough, 74-69 win over Ferris State University on Saturday, Feb. 18 in Croy Gymnasium. The victory gives the Oilers a 19-6 record on the season with a 13-5 mark in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).
  • Oilers Claim 68-57 Win Over Lakers
    February 16, 2012
    The University of Findlay men's basketball team improved to 18-6 on the season with a 68-57 win over Grand Valley State University on Thursday, Feb. 16 in Croy Gymnasium. The victory also gives the Oilers a 12-5 record in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).
  • Oilers Ranked 7th in 1st Regional Rankings
    February 15, 2012
    The University of Findlay men's basketball team is ranked seventh in the initial NCAA Division II Midwest Region rankings, which were released on Wednesday, Feb. 15.
  • Oilers to Host Lakers, Bulldogs
    February 14, 2012
    Oilers to host Grand Valley State in a "Blackout" then welcome Ferris State to town for Senior Day
  • Oilers Run Past Panthers, Win 80-61
    February 11, 2012
    The University of Findlay men’s basketball team claimed an 80-61 win over Ohio Dominican University on Saturday, Feb. 11 in Columbus, Ohio. The victory gives the Oilers a 17-6 record on the season with an 11-5 mark in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).
  • Oilers Fall Short at Tiffin, Lose 77-74
    February 09, 2012
    The University of Findlay men's basketball team fell 77-74 to Tiffin University on Thursday, Feb. 9 in Tiffin, Ohio. The loss gives the Oilers a 16-6 record on the season with a 10-5 record in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).
  • Oilers Travel to Tiffin, Ohio Dominican this Week
    February 07, 2012
    The University of Findlay men’s basketball team will be on the road for two Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) games this week. The Oilers will play Tiffin University at 8 p.m. on Thursday and then face Ohio Dominican University at 3 p.m. on Saturday.
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