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Metro State junior Brandon Jefferson gets helped up after a hard foul during Metro's 61-60 win over Fort Lewis College in the RMAC Championship Game, Saturday March 9. 
Photo by Philip Poston • pposton1@msudenver.edu

No. 6 Metro Sports Moment

No. 6 Metro Sports Moment

Metro State junior Brandon Jefferson gets helped up after a hard foul during Metro’s 61-60 win over Fort Lewis College in the RMAC Championship Game, Saturday March 9. Photo by Philip Poston • pposton1@msudenver.edu Our No. 6 Metro sports moment took place March 9, 2013. Junior guard Brandon Jefferson hit a game-winning jumper with 1.0

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

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

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