Category Archives: Campbell Basketball

Defensive Dominance

Campbell Women’s Basketball continues its upstart season, limiting High Point to just 33 points in their impressive win over the Panthers.

The Fighting Camels (14-4, 6-1) held their sixth opponent under 35 points this season, just two away from setting the program’s all-time conference record for fewest points allowed in one game – set earlier this season.

Campbell now prepares for life on the road in Boiling Springs as the Camels face Gardner-Webb looking to improve upon their best start in program history.

Make sure to follow the Fighting Camels on social media @GoCamelsWBB on Twitter and Instagram plus like the Campbell Women’s Basketball page on Facebook.

 

 

Strong Start in Big South Play

Campbell Men’s Basketball improved to 2-1 in Big South Conference action after coming from behind to defeat Charleston Southern, 92-82, inside Gore Arena, earning the programs first win in the 2017 calendar year.

After the game, the excitement was palpable and strong in the locker room as the team exploded for their annual celebration. Head coach Kevin McGeehan then rallied the troops, preparing them for an important road test at Liberty this Saturday afternoon.

The Fighting Camels (9-6, 2-1) are now 6-3 since the start of December, now ranking second in the Big South Conference averaging just over 78 points per game. Campbell returns home next Saturday, Jan. 14, for a conference showdown with Winthrop.

Tis The Season For Camel Claus

The most popular figure in Buies Creek makes a return appearance this Winter as Camel Claus will be a regular at Campbell Basketball games during the month of December.

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Make sure to follow all the upcoming events on Twitter and Instagram @GoCamelsMBB and @GoCamelsWBB for much more. The Fighting Camels return to action Wednesday night at 7 p.m. hosting UNC Wilmington featuring our first Camel Claus outing.

Flashback Friday – Historic Dunks

In our latest Campbell Sports Minute, the Campbell Digital Network crew explored the awesome SportSCenter Top-10 Dunks from Campbell Basketball alums Eric Griffin and Reco McCarter  inside Gore Arena.

Speaking of Top-10 moments, Chris Clemons has been featured on ESPN twice this season including his tremendous effort at the Homecoming Hoopla, ranking No. 3 overall.

Hamer Steps Back Into Spotlight

Written by: Matthew Sokol – Campbell blog contributor

You might have noticed a familiar face back on the basketball court a week ago for the Campbell men’s basketball team.

That familiar face is senior guard Kyre’ Hamer, who had missed the last five games due to injury. Hamer contributed 9.3 points per game and four boards last weekend as Campbell went 2-1 over the Holy City Hoop Classic in Charleston, S.C.

The Stone Mountain, Ga. native is averaging 8.3 points per game over his Campbell career, and has shot 48.5 percent from the field. His overall presence will certainly be felt over the next couple of games as Hamer gets back into the offensive and defensive flow.

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After getting knocked out of the season opener at Oklahoma State, Hamer had the opportunity to watch the younger Camels perform. His senior leadership will be felt again by the whole team, but the youth stepped up during the absence of their senior captain.

“The younger players would look to me for advice on what they can do, and I would say just play your game,” said Hamer. “I would say play together, and if everybody is playing together, my absence won’t show. When I came back we just jelled, and it made it a lot easier to play.”

Hamer is exciting about being back out on the court, and he knows that his presence will add to an already growing roster. Many of the younger players had the opportunities to fill the role that Hamer had previously occupied, but the senior guard is ready to take charge again preparing to guide his team into Big South Conference play.

“Senior leadership is very important because the younger guys look up to the older ones because they have the experience,” said Hamer.

“If the seniors are doing their job holding their leadership up, then I think the team will follow; you will continue to win and build as a team. I am working on being more aggressive offensively and defensively as well.”

Exams finish up for students on Dec. 12 and that means Campbell Basketball returns to the floor this week as Hamer makes his first home start since his injury as the Fighting Camels take on UNC Wilmington this Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 7:00 p.m.

5-Game Flex Plan

As the Holiday season rolls right around the corner, the Campbell Ticketing Office is offering discounted tickets for Campbell Basketball games in Gore Arena. Fans can save up to 20% on their tickets by cashing in on this 5-game flex plan.

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Support your Fighting Camels starting next Wednesday night hosting rival UNC Wilmington at 7 p.m. along with upcoming home dates on December 19 and December 22 before the Christmas break.

Follow the Fighting Camels all season long on Twitter and Instagram @GoCamelsMBB and like the Campbell Basketball page on Facebook. #GoCamels

Clemons Named Big South POW

Sophomore guard Chris Clemons earned his second-straight Big South Player of the Week honors, averaging 25 points per game in the Fighting Camels recent 3-game Holy City Hoops Classic tournament in Charleston, S.C.

Clemons has now scored 20 or more points in eight straight games, matching the Big South record dating back to the 2014-2015 season. Now averaging 24.0 PPG, Clemons ranks 4th in the nation in scoring and third overall in 3-pointers made per game.

Check out the Fighting Camels back in action next Wednesday night, December 13, as the Fighting Camels host NCAA Tournament squad UNC Wilmington at 7 p.m.