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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

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

Welcome home, Roadrunners

The boys are back in town. The Metro men’s basketball team was welcomed by the Roadrunner faithful clad with pompons and giant replica cutouts of player faces in front of the Student Success Building on the MSU Denver campus April 2. “It was no ordinary accomplishment that these young men had,” said MSU Denver president

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., on March 27.

No. 1 stunner: Runners fall in Final Four semis, 71-69

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 of

Semifinals Preview: Metro State vs. Central Missouri

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Metro State basketball moved into the Final Four with its win over Tuskegee University in the Elite Eight and will play Central Missouri University for a chance to advance to the Division II national championship game March 29. The Roadrunners (32-1 overall) can extend their winning streak to 30 games and make

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