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Jay Morrison

Jay Morrison covers the Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals and various other teams and events in Southwest Ohio. He graduated from Fairfield High School and the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.

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Raiders, Davis look to keep roll going vs. Oakland
 When Wright State takes on Oakland today at the Nutter Center, the Raiders will be hoping for a completely different performance from the first time the two teams met when 
               the Grizzlies scored an 81-62 triumph
             in the Dec. 29 league opener. Fortunately for WSU, it has a player who is experienced in staging completely...

Posted: 14 hours ago

When Wright State takes on Oakland today at the Nutter Center, the Raiders will be hoping for a completely different performance from the first time the two teams met when the Grizzlies scored an 81-62 triumph in the Dec. 29 league opener. Fortunately for WSU, it has a player who is experienced in staging completely...
College Basketball Preview: Oakland at Wright State
 Who: Oakland (15-5, 5-2) at Wright State (13-7, 4-3) When: 2 p.m. Sunday TV: ESPN3 Radio: 106.5-FM Series: Wright State leads 8-7, but Oakland has won five of the last six. Coaches: Scott Nagy is 13-7 at Wright State and 423-247 in 22 seasons overall. Greg Kampe, who is one of four active coaches with more than 500 wins at the same school...

Posted: 14 hours ago

Who: Oakland (15-5, 5-2) at Wright State (13-7, 4-3) When: 2 p.m. Sunday TV: ESPN3 Radio: 106.5-FM Series: Wright State leads 8-7, but Oakland has won five of the last six. Coaches: Scott Nagy is 13-7 at Wright State and 423-247 in 22 seasons overall. Greg Kampe, who is one of four active coaches with more than 500 wins at the same school...
Wright State starts fast, finishes strong against Detroit
 The Wright State players had 60 reasons to feel good about what they accomplished in the first half Friday night against Detroit. Then coach Scott Nagy walked in and gave them two reasons to get over themselves. After blowing a 21-point lead against Miami and a 14-point edge on Youngstown State, the Raiders found the resolve to keep things...

Posted: a day ago

The Wright State players had 60 reasons to feel good about what they accomplished in the first half Friday night against Detroit. Then coach Scott Nagy walked in and gave them two reasons to get over themselves. After blowing a 21-point lead against Miami and a 14-point edge on Youngstown State, the Raiders found the resolve to keep things...
Wright State rolls Detroit behind Davis’ career-high 27 points
 Wright State rode its best half of the season to dominate Detroit for a 106-88 victory Friday night at the Nutter Center. The Raiders scored 60 points and committed just four turnovers in the first half to build a 22-point lead and cruised from there to improve to 13-7 overall and 4-3 in the Horizon League. Steven Davis was one of four Raiders...

Posted: a day ago

Wright State rode its best half of the season to dominate Detroit for a 106-88 victory Friday night at the Nutter Center. The Raiders scored 60 points and committed just four turnovers in the first half to build a 22-point lead and cruised from there to improve to 13-7 overall and 4-3 in the Horizon League. Steven Davis was one of four Raiders...
WSU’s Hayhow heading into bittersweet final home meet
 Emily Hayhow’s Wright State career, much like many of her swims, went by fast. “It’s like you’re waiting for it for four years and then it comes and you’re like, ‘No, I don’t want it to end,’ ” said Hayhow, one of seven swimmers who will be honored Saturday on Senior Day at the WSU Natatorium...

Posted: a day ago

Emily Hayhow’s Wright State career, much like many of her swims, went by fast. “It’s like you’re waiting for it for four years and then it comes and you’re like, ‘No, I don’t want it to end,’ ” said Hayhow, one of seven swimmers who will be honored Saturday on Senior Day at the WSU Natatorium...
Bengals sign kicker Brown
 Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said there will be an open competition for the kicking job in 2017, and the team announced the first participant in that battle today with the signing of Jonathan Brown to a Reserves/Future contract. Brown originally joined the Bengals in May as an undrafted college free agent, but he suffered a...

Posted: a day ago

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said there will be an open competition for the kicking job in 2017, and the team announced the first participant in that battle today with the signing of Jonathan Brown to a Reserves/Future contract. Brown originally joined the Bengals in May as an undrafted college free agent, but he suffered a...
Perfect streak continues for Wright State junior forward Smith
 One of the most valuable types of players a basketball coach can have is one who doesn’t miss. And Katrina Merriweather feels fortunate to have such a player in her first year at the helm of the Wright State program. Sure, Lexi Smith misses some shots. Almost half of them to be exact. But it’s not her team-leading field goal percentage...

Posted: 2 days ago

One of the most valuable types of players a basketball coach can have is one who doesn’t miss. And Katrina Merriweather feels fortunate to have such a player in her first year at the helm of the Wright State program. Sure, Lexi Smith misses some shots. Almost half of them to be exact. But it’s not her team-leading field goal percentage...
College Basketball: Mitchell making things happen for Wright State
 When Wright State coach Scott Nagy scoured the boxscore after his team rallied from 11 points down to beat Wisconsin-Milwaukee 70-67 Saturday, there were a couple of numbers that caught him by surprise. Not only did junior guard Justin Mitchell have a double-double, and not only were his 21 points and 12 rebounds game highs, they were career...

Posted: 2 days ago

When Wright State coach Scott Nagy scoured the boxscore after his team rallied from 11 points down to beat Wisconsin-Milwaukee 70-67 Saturday, there were a couple of numbers that caught him by surprise. Not only did junior guard Justin Mitchell have a double-double, and not only were his 21 points and 12 rebounds game highs, they were career...
College Basketball Preview: Detroit at Wright State
 Who: Detroit (4-14, 2-4) at Wright State (12-7, 3-3) When: 7 p.m. Friday TV: ESPN3 Radio: 106.5-FM Series: Wright State leads 28-26 and has won six of the last seven, including an 85-72 triumph at Detroit on Dec. 31, 2016. Coaches: Scott Nagy is 12-7 at Wright State and 422-247 in 22 seasons overall. Detroit alum Bacari Alexander is 4-14...

Posted: 2 days ago

Who: Detroit (4-14, 2-4) at Wright State (12-7, 3-3) When: 7 p.m. Friday TV: ESPN3 Radio: 106.5-FM Series: Wright State leads 28-26 and has won six of the last seven, including an 85-72 triumph at Detroit on Dec. 31, 2016. Coaches: Scott Nagy is 12-7 at Wright State and 422-247 in 22 seasons overall. Detroit alum Bacari Alexander is 4-14...
Another Bengals player added to Pro Bowl
 For the second time in as many days the Cincinnati Bengals have had a player added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster with today’s announcement that left tackle Andrew Whitworth will replace Oakland’s Donald Penn. Defensive tackle Carlos Dunlap was added as a replacement for Houston’s Jadeveon Clowney on Tuesday. Whitworth, who...

Posted: 3 days ago

For the second time in as many days the Cincinnati Bengals have had a player added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster with today’s announcement that left tackle Andrew Whitworth will replace Oakland’s Donald Penn. Defensive tackle Carlos Dunlap was added as a replacement for Houston’s Jadeveon Clowney on Tuesday. Whitworth, who...
Alstork rallies WSU from 11 down to beat Milwaukee
 Scott Nagy said he didn’t have a magic potion to fix his team’s recent struggles, but apparently the Wright State coach does own a crystal ball. Nagy predicted leading scorer Mark Alstork would break out of a slump that had seen him miss 32 of 38 shots the last three games if he focused on helping his teammates get better, and...

Posted: 7 days ago

Scott Nagy said he didn’t have a magic potion to fix his team’s recent struggles, but apparently the Wright State coach does own a crystal ball. Nagy predicted leading scorer Mark Alstork would break out of a slump that had seen him miss 32 of 38 shots the last three games if he focused on helping his teammates get better, and...