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Metro celebrates last season’s Regional Championship victory over Midwestern State University March 18. Photo by Philip Poston • pposton1@msudenver.edu

Men’s basketball extends big winning streak to 29 games

Men’s basketball extends big winning streak to 29 games

Metro celebrates last season’s Regional Championship victory over Midwestern State University March 18. Photo by Philip Poston • pposton1@msudenver.edu Our No. 7 Metro sports moment reached its pinnacle March 26, 2014. Men’s basketball extended its school-record winning streak to 29 games with a 106-87 victory over the University of Tuskegee in the Elite Eight round

Brandon Jefferson poses for a photo at the Denver Nuggets workout.Photo by Evan Batten • ebatten@msudenver.edu

Familiar Roadrunner works out for Nuggets

Brandon Jefferson poses for a photo at the Denver Nuggets workout. Photo by Evan Batten • ebatten@msudenver.edu Reigning Division II player of the year, Brandon Jefferson was on fire from behind the arc. As the buzzer went off, Jefferson calmly drained a last-second shot, resulting in applause and encouragement from players and coaches alike. Jefferson

Op Ed: Metro already a national title contender

For back-to-back seasons, Roadrunner basketball has elevated its status to become the pinnacle of sports here at Metro State. But also in back-to-back seasons, the Runners have fallen one step short of the ultimate goal of bringing a national title back to Denver. Last year was a season that could have gone down in history

Junior guard Mitch McCarron shows elation after he’s fouled to head to the free throw line with a chance to tie the Roadrunners’ Final Four game against the University of Central Missouri at 69-69 with seven seconds left in regulation. McCarron would convert both free throws and, after the Mules would regain a 71-69 lead on the ensuing possession, took the last shot of the game off an inbounds pass from junior forward Sam Porter.   	            Photo by Lorenzo Dawkins • ldawkin1@msudenver.edu

MSU Denver men’s basketball: Hopes sink with final shot

Junior guard Mitch McCarron shows elation after he’s fouled to head to the free throw line with a chance to tie the Roadrunners’ Final Four game against the University of Central Missouri at 69-69 with seven seconds left in regulation. McCarron would convert both free throws and, after the Mules would regain a 71-69 lead

Senior guard Brandon Jefferson collides with University of Central Missouri junior guard Preston Brunz (4) during the NCAA Division II Final Four game at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. March 27. Photo by Lorenzo Dawkins • ldawkin1@msudenver.edu

Roadrunners miss by a feather: 29 game winning streak ends in DII Final Four

Senior guard Brandon Jefferson collides with University of Central Missouri junior guard Preston Brunz (4) during the NCAA Division II Final Four game at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. March 27. Photo by Lorenzo Dawkins • ldawkin1@msudenver.edu   EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Junior guard Mitch McCarron’s 3-pointer with one second left hit inside the front

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