Capital University Men's Basketball

  • Men’s Basketball Earns NABC Team Academic Excellence Award
    July 18, 2013
    The 2012-13 Capital University men’s basketball team earned a spot on the inaugural National Association of Basketball Coaches Team Academic Excellence Award list, the organization announced Thursday, July 18.
  • Men’s Basketball Quartet Named to NABC Honors Court
    July 17, 2013
    Four members of the Capital University men’s basketball team were named to the 2012-13 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, the organization announced Tuesday, July 16.
  • Niekamp, Boggs Honored by OAC at Annual Banquet
    May 14, 2013
    Capital University seniors Devan Boggs and Spencer Niekamp were honored Monday as Clyde A. Lamb Scholar-Athlete Award winners at the 29th annual Ohio Athletic Conference Awards Banquet at the Holiday Inn in Worthington.
  • Recapping Division III Week at Capital University
    April 15, 2013
    The Capital University athletics department recognized the NCAA’s Division III Week from April 8-14 and in the dates surrounding it. One event is still to come.
  • Boggs, Niekamp Among Award Winners at Honors Convocation
    April 10, 2013
    Capital University seniors Devan Boggs and Spencer Niekamp earned the highest athletic honors Wednesday at the Capital University Honors Convocation at the campus’s Mees Hall Auditorium.
  • Niekamp Selected All-American by NABC
    March 21, 2013
    Capital University men’s basketball senior Spencer Niekamp became the school’s seventh-ever All-American Thursday as the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) named him to the 2013 Coaches’ Division III All-America second team.
  • Niekamp to Play for West Team in Reese’s All-Star Game
    March 20, 2013
    Capital University men’s basketball senior Spencer Niekamp will wear No. 40 and play for the West in the Reese’s Division III College All-Star Game this Saturday at Salem Civic Center in Salem, Va.
  • Niekamp Earns All-District Accolades
    March 18, 2013
    Capital University senior men’s basketball star Spencer Niekamp continued to rake in post-season honors Monday after being selected to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Division III All-Great Lakes District first team, the organization announced.
  • Fans Vote Niekamp Into Prestigious All-Star Game
    March 14, 2013
    Capital University senior Spencer Niekamp of the Crusader men’s basketball team has been selected by fans to participate in the 2013 Reese’s Division III College All-Star Game on Saturday, March 23, in Salem, Va.
  • Niekamp Selected First Team All-Region
    March 13, 2013
    Capital University senior Spencer Niekamp has been named to the 2013 D3hoops.com Men’s Basketball All-Great Lakes Region first team, the Web site announced Wednesday, March 13.
  • Vote Niekamp Into Reese’s All-Star Game
    March 11, 2013
    Capital University senior Spencer Niekamp of the Crusader men’s basketball team is up for a fan vote to qualify for the 2013 Reese’s Division III College All-Star Game later this month. Voting begins at noon today and concludes Wednesday, March 13, at noon.
  • Niekamp Named Academic All-OAC
    March 05, 2013
    Capital University senior Spencer Niekamp has been selected Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference for the second consecutive year as the league announced its 2013 Academic All-OAC winter honorees on Tuesday, March 5.
  • Niekamp Named OAC Player of the Year, Goodwin Coach of the Year
    February 21, 2013
    Five members of the Capital University men’s basketball team garnered Ohio Athletic Conference honors as the league announced its 2013 All-OAC honorees Thursday, Feb. 21.
  • Goodwin Interview to Air on D3hoops.com’s Hoopsville
    February 21, 2013
    Capital University men’s basketball coach Damon Goodwin is featured as part of D3hoops.com’s Hoopsville, which airs tonight at 7 p.m.
  • Crusaders Upset in OAC Tournament Semifinal
    February 21, 2013
    COLUMBUS – The top-seeded Capital University men’s basketball team (19-7) fell to No. 4 seed Mount Union (13-14) by a final of 63-59 on Thursday at the Capital Center in an Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal contest.
  • Men’s Basketball Seniors Open Up, Reflect on Careers with Capital Family
    February 20, 2013
    Seventy-two wins and thirty-six losses. That is the combined win/loss record of the five senior members of the Capital University men’s basketball team during their four-year collegiate careers heading into Thursday’s Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal game against Mount Union.
  • Crusaders Win Regular Season Title Outright, Take Eighth Straight Heading to Postseason
    February 16, 2013
    COLUMBUS – The Capital University men’s basketball team (19-6, 16-2 OAC) defeated the Polar Bears of Ohio Northern University (12-13, 8-10 OAC) by a final score of 61-47 to win the Ohio Athletic Conference regular season title on Senior Day at the Capital Center.
  • Niekamp, Sommer Lead Comeback; Crusaders Clinch Share of OAC Title
    February 13, 2013
    COLUMBUS – The Capital University men’s basketball team (18-6, 15-2 OAC) defeated the Fighting Muskies of Muskingum (1-23, 0-16 OAC) in comeback fashion Wednesday night by a final score of 75-68 at the Capital Center.
  • Men’s Hoops Fourth in Latest Regional Rankings
    February 13, 2013
    The Capital University men’s basketball team made its season debut in the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional Rankings at No. 4, the NCAA announced Wednesday, Feb. 13.
  • Men’s Basketball This Week: OAC Regular Season Title in Sights
    February 11, 2013
    The Capital University men’s basketball team looks to clinch its second consecutive Ohio Athletic Conference championship this week as the team concludes the regular season with a pair of home games.
  • First-Place Crusaders Ride Hot Shooting, Hang On for Road Win
    February 09, 2013
    WESTERVILLE, Ohio – Senior wing Michael Sommer continued his road scoring barrage for the Capital University men’s basketball team, which defeated cross-town rival Otterbein Saturday by a 75-64 score in an Ohio Athletic Conference game in front of a raucous crowd of 2,516 at the Rike Center.
  • Men’s Basketball to Recognize 2003 OAC Championship Team on Feb. 16
    February 07, 2013
    The Capital University men’s basketball team will honor members of the 2002-03 Ohio Athletic Conference regular season championship team on the 10th anniversary of that team’s title on Saturday, Feb. 16, at halftime of the Crusaders’ game against Ohio Northern.
  • Capital Takes Sole Possession of First Place With Road Win
    February 06, 2013
    The Capital University men’s basketball team made clutch plays when it needed to in a hostile road environment Wednesday, defeating Marietta 70-67 in overtime in an Ohio Athletic Conference showdown at Marietta, Ohio.
  • Men’s Basketball This Week: Showdown for First Place Headlines Critical Week
    February 04, 2013
    The Capital University men’s basketball team plays its final two road regular season games this week, including one match-up that puts the winner in the driver’s seat for the Ohio Athletic Conference regular season title.
  • Niekamp Ties Career High as Crusaders Upend Blue Streaks
    February 02, 2013
    COLUMBUS – The Capital University men’s basketball team (15-6, 12-2 OAC) defeated the Blue Streaks of John Carroll (10-10, 7-7 OAC) by a final of 82-61 Saturday afternoon at the Capital Center.
  • Sommer Leads Capital to Big Road Win
    January 30, 2013
    The Capital University men’s basketball team overcame an eight-point deficit midway through the second half to defeat Wilmington 82-64 in an Ohio Athletic Conference contest in Wilmington, Ohio.
  • Men’s Basketball This Week: Crusaders Share OAC Lead With Six Games Left
    January 28, 2013
    The Capital University men’s basketball team plays its second straight road game before hosting a perennial Ohio Athletic Conference contender to close out the coming week.
  • Capital Heats Up in Second Half to Defeat Mount Union
    January 26, 2013
    The Capital University men’s basketball team remained in a tie for first place in the Ohio Athletic Conference Saturday with an 82-73 victory at Mount Union in a contest at Alliance, Ohio.
  • Niekamp, Sommer Help Crusaders End Two-Game Skid
    January 23, 2013
    COLUMBUS – The Capital University men’s basketball team (12-6, 9-2 Ohio Athletic Conference) defeated the Student Princes of Heidelberg (9-9, 4-7 OAC) by a final of 77-62 Wednesday night in an OAC contest at the Capital Center to end a two-game losing streak.
  • Men’s Basketball This Week: Crusaders Look to Recover From Setbacks
    January 21, 2013
    The Capital University men’s basketball team experienced its first losses in Ohio Athletic Conference play and enters the week with two more league games on the schedule.
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