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From Sudan to CBU: Kuol’s journey to men’s basketball

After being born in a little village filled with persecution and war in Sudan, having temporary residence at Kakuma’s refugee camp in Kenya and then moving to Australia at the age of 9, Bul Kuol, sophomore business administration major, found himself in California at California Baptist University to continue playing basketball. Kuol is a forward […]

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Diouf shines on men’s basketball team; receives conference honor

Diouf makes consecutive three-peat on earning award from PacWest. Dominating the court this season as a powerhouse, Kalidou Diouf, senior journalism & new media major and center for the men’s basketball team at California Baptist University, has received recognition and reached career milestones. Diouf has recently picked up the PacWest Defender of the Week Award […]

Doane honors CBU coach

In late December, Doane University announced that Jarrod Olson, head coach of California Baptist University’s women’s basketball team, had been inducted into the Doane University Hall of Fame for his outstanding performance as a college basketball player. Olson is being recognized for  playing for Doane University’s men’s basketball team from 1993-1997. For Olson, he said […]

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New Events Center houses annual Midnight Madness

“We’re all in this together.” This was the message Rick Croy, men’s head basketball coach at California Baptist University, gave to students at the first Midnight Madness to take place in the new Events Center. The annual event featured a performance from the five-time national champion CBU cheer team, a dunk contest and a three-point […]