Davenport’s Javontae Ford has a good ‘vibe’ around him

December 19, 2012 in NAIA

By Patrick Hayes As the team’s top player, No. 6-ranked Davenport obviously depends on Javontae Ford‘s statistical production. But the Panthers also rely on Ford for his energy and leadership, [...]

BallinMichigan College Power Rankings, Week 4

December 12, 2012 in Division I, Division II, Division III, JUCO, NAIA, Power Rankings

Our weekly Division I, II, III, NAIA and JUCO power rankings, which run every Wednesday. By Patrick Hayes It’s still a little bit early for any team to be running away [...]

JaVontae Ford becomes third player in Davenport history to score 1,000 points

November 29, 2012 in NAIA

By Patrick Hayes Davenport University junior JaVontae Ford eclipsed the 1,000 career points mark after scoring 19 points Wednesday in a win over Northwestern Ohio. Ford, an All-American last season, [...]

Javontae Ford is WHAC Player of the Week

November 14, 2012 in Cover Story, NAIA

By Patrick Hayes Davenport junior forward Javontae Ford is the first Player of the Week of the season in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC). From the news release:  In Davenport’s [...]

2012-13 NAIA Basketball Preview: Does Davenport have enough firepower to repeat as WHAC champs?

October 5, 2012 in NAIA

It’s hard to believe, but college basketball season is almost here. This week, we’ll preview Michigan’s 11 NAIA schools. By Patrick Hayes At a glance Coach: Burt Paddock, fifth season Last [...]

Seven Michigan players are NAIA All-Americans

April 10, 2012 in NAIA

By Patrick Hayes Seven players from Michigan NAIA colleges earned spots on the NAIA Division II All-American team in March. Davenport, which won Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference regular season and tournament [...]