The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


November 21, 2013

Men's basketball: AU avoids Bees' sting


The lead remained in double digits through most of the second half, but the Bees started to chip away in the final five minutes. Three-pointers from Nick Frazier and Ty McLane sliced the lead to three with two minutes to play. Frazier then added a pair of free throws to make it a 70-69 game with 49 seconds left.

But the Saints dug in on the defensive end, not allowing the Bees to get a good look in the dying seconds. Ambrose had its best chance in the final 6 seconds when Tylon Deal was fouled trying a 3-point shot. He missed all three free throwsy, then Josh Little rejected a game-tying 3 attempt from McLane to close out the game.

“We stuck to what we do best, and that’s play defense and rebound,” Drake said. “Our guys dug in and played really well defensively late. This group was ready to go, and we had a lot of new guys get experience in a high-pressure situation. That’s only going to help us going forward.”

Deal led the Bees with 16 points, but it wasn’t enough as St. Ambrose dropped to 5-2 on the year.

The Saints look to extend their winning streak Friday, when they travel to Chicago for the Moody Bible Institute Tournament. Ashford will face Presentation College to open the tournament at 5 p.m.



Text Only
  • Students get first-hand look at non-profits CLINTON — An upcoming event will showcase Clinton area’s non-profits to incoming Ashford University students.The second Fresh START (Serving to Achieve Results Together) event will be held Saturday, Aug. 16. Students and staff members will serve at v

    July 23, 2014

  • Minnick Ashford director appointed to commission CLINTON —The Ashford University campus director has been appointed to a volunteer commission.Charlie Minnick, vice president/campus director of Ashford University, has been appointed by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Ser

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ashford service trip photo Ashford students complete service trip CLINTON -- When Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in August 2005, Ashford University helped the local American Red Cross chapter coordinate a fund-raising drive at the University's Clinton campus. That effort raised thousands of dollars for hu

    June 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Spring athletes receive honors CLINTON -- Six members of the Ashford University baseball team were included on a list of 257 student-athletes from around the country who were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes for the 2013-14 season on Wednesday (May 28) afternoon. Seniors Tom

    May 29, 2014

  • Teacher of the Year Hansen named Teacher of the Year CLINTON -- Ashford University recently recognized two area teachers for excellence. Jean Hansen, a teacher in the Camanche School District, was named the Ashford University 2014 Teacher of the Year, while Nicole Van Zuiden, who teaches in the River B

    May 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • Ashford settlement part of a larger scale

    The Iowa Department of Justice isn’t working alone on cases against for-profit, online institutions. Attorney General Tom Miller announced on May 16 that Ashford University (whose campus is in Clinton) and parent company Bridgepoint Education (based in San Diego) agreed to a $7.25 million settlement, which will help cover expenses incurred by misled online students within the state.

    May 22, 2014

  • Ashford to host two fall championships CLINTON -- The Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) announced Wednesday that Ashford University will be the site for the 2014 A.I.I. Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer and Cross Country Championships. The men's and women's cross country titles

    May 15, 2014

  • 5-5-14 AU lead art Non-traditional students trek far for diplomas CLINTON -- The largest on-campus class in Ashford University history received diplomas Sunday. An even greater contingent traveled far to do the same. Students old and young from places like Florida, Kentucky and California found themselves on the Cl

    May 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • preview-2.jpg Excellent grad ready to 'celebrate'

    May 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Four Saints earn A.I.I. accolades LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - One night before play begins at the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Softball Tournament, the conference announced its first- and second-team all-conference honors, and four Ashford players were cited. The Saints

    May 1, 2014

Clinton Herald Photos

Browse, buy and submit pictures with our photo site.