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The Knightly News Media Club Interviews Coach Dave Baker

Discussion centers around their successful season and previews the USCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

By Paul Miller, co-advisor of the Knightly News

The Knightly News Media Club at Central Penn College has recorded their second ever podcast, this time with Central Penn College Men’s Basketball Coach Dave Baker.

This podcast features Norman Geary, student reporter for the Knightly News, Paul Miller, co-advisor of the Knightly News, and Baker.

During the podcast, Miller and Geary discuss with Baker many subjects, including the benefits of the Knights six Division I games, the seeding of the team in the tournament, and how this season has unfolded, all leading to a #2 seed in the USCAA tournament held this week.

As a reminder, be sure to stop by the Underground this Thursday, March 3, at 2 p.m. for a special showing of the Knights first round tilt against the winner of Penn State Fayette and Central Maine Community College.

If you aren’t on campus, you can visit http://uscaabasketball.prestosports.com/ to watch the games live, or follow @GoCPCKnights or @CPCKnightlyNews for updates.

Background Music:  (Podington Bear) / CC BY-NC 3.0

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Knights Come Back Strong

Hold #2 national USCAA rank

By Nicholas Tschinkel

Media Club Reporter

The Central Penn Knights are charging ahead in the 2015-16 basketball season, with a 14-8 record.

The team is ranked #2 nationally in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s (USCAA) Division II Coaches Poll – just behind Berkeley College of New York City.

With a successful season halfway over, the Knights hope to qualify for the USCAA Division II Basketball Tournament. To attain this privilege, the team must first face adversity on the courts, taking one regular season game at a time and putting what the team members practice to the test.

Coaching success

One thing that certainly works to make this process easier is the veteran coaching provided by Dave Baker, dean of student services at Central Penn College and head basketball coach for the Knights.

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