Silent Night

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"It may not be Duke-North Carolina or Kentucky-Louisville, but college basketball traditions don't get much better than that."
--Closing paragraph of Yahoo.com story by Jeff Eisenberg

 


2016 MEDIA COVERAGE

SnapChat: Silent Night Live Story Garners Millions of Views Worldwide
CBSNews.com: CBS This Morning Video
CBSSports.com: TU Celebrates Christmas with Silent Night
NBCSports.com: TU Celebrates 20th Silent Night 
FoxSports1.com: TMZ Sports Video (Coming Soon)
MSN.com: Silent Night Video
MSNSports.com: Taylor's Silent Night = LIT
BleacherReport.com: Time to Get Crazy with Return of Silent Night
SportsGrid.com: Top-10 Silent Night Costumes 
SportsNChat.com: Taylor Moves to 20-0 at Silent Night
ESPN SportsCenter Instagram: Image and Video
ESPN Instagram: Image and Video 
HoopsHall Instagram: Image
Silent Night Coverage: Gallery  
Silent Night Photo Gallery: Gallery

 


2015 MEDIA COVERAGE

CBSSports.com: Great Costumes, 50-Point Win Highlight Silent Night
NBCSports.com: TU Wins Annual Silent Night Game 
FoxSports.com: One of the Coolest Traditions in Sports 
BleacherReport.com: Fans Go Nuts After 10th Point
SportsGrid.com: Ranking the Best Costumes of Silent Night 
TheWalkoffSportsBlog.com: Silent Night Was Awesome
Silent Night Photos: Gallery
Silent Night Coverage: Gallery 
ESPN Campus Visit Photos: Gallery 
Silent Night Time Lapse: Video

 


2014 MEDIA COVERAGE

CBSSports.com: Silent Night Gives Us Another Memorable Moment
NBCSports.com: One of College Basketball's Best Traditions 
SportingNews.com: As Always Silent Night is Unforgettable
SportsGrid.com: Silent Night Has Loud Message
@SethDavisHoops Retweet: Image
@ESPNLunardi Retweet: Image
@Franfraschilla Retweet: Image
@rushthecourt Retweet: Image
Silent Night Photos: Gallery
Silent Night Coverage: Gallery

 


2013 MEDIA COVERAGE

SportsCenter Tweet: Must Watch
CBSSports.com: Silent Night as Loony as Ever
NBCSports.com: Tonight Was Taylor Univeristy's Silent Night
USAToday.com: Taylor's Silent Night is Still Mesmerizing
TheBlaze.com: There's Something Missing in this Basketball Game
The Telegraph: Taylor's Silent Night Leads to Court Invasion
Deadspin.com: Taylor's Silent Night Continues to be Fascinating
HuffingtonPost.com: SN Remains one of the Coolest Traditions
BleacherReport.com: TU Continues Awesome Silent Night Tradition
HLNTV.com: Silent Night at Taylor University Still Awesome
IndyStar.com: Silent Night Still Mesmerizing
SportsGrid.com: Silent Night is Back and It's Spectacular
CBS Detroit: What a Strange But Quiet Tradition
Sporting News: Silent Night Game is Still Coolest Tradition in CBB
ArizonaSports.com: Watch CBB Fans Go Crazy on 10th Point

 


2012 MEDIA COVERAGE

Wall Street Journal: The Quietest Tradition in Sports
CBSSports.com: Taylor Silent Night Tops Itself Yet Again
NBCSports.com: One of the Best Traditions in College Basketball
NBCSports.com: Drive-by Santa and Gangnum Style
ESPN Facebook Page: The crowd stays silent...
ESPN's Darren Rovell: "Must See Video"
HuffintonPost.com: Taylor's Silent Night Goes Viral
BleacherReport.com: Silent Night Served Up with Gangnum Style
ViralVideo.com: Tenth Point is Just the Start of the Pandemonium
HyperVocal.com: College Tradition Awesomeness!
SportsGrid.com: Spectacularly Creepy Silence
Joe.ie: The Silent College Basketball Game
ESPN1420.com: Silent Night is one of the best traditions in sports
KHQ.com: The Most Unusual Chrsitmas Basketball Tradition Is...
RelevantMagazine.com: Silent Night is a Very Good Tradition

 


2011 MEDIA COVERAGE

CBSSports.com: Taylor's Silent Night Tradition Remains Awesome
Fox News Channel: Fox and Friends (Video) (Dec. 17)
ESPN: The Scott Van Pelt Show (Video)
ESPN Facebook Page: Who knew the 10th point meant SO much?
ESPN Around the Horn: Showdown Segment (Video) (Dec. 14)
ESPN Around the Horn: "...Silent Night, the best tradition in CBB"
ESPN Page 2: "Taylor University Celebrates Silent Night on Court"
ESPN Grantland: This Week in College Basketball by Mark Titus
Yahoo! Sports: Taylor's Silent Night is Still as Wild and Fun as Ever
CNBC reporter Darren Rovell: "MUST SEE VIDEO"
CNBC reporter Darren Rovell: "Taylor's Silent Night is marketing gold"
Justin Bieber on halftime flash mob: Twitter | Facebook
SportsIllustrated.com: Seth Davis > Inside College Basketball
SportsIllustrated.com: Jimmy Traina's Hot Clicks
Sporting News: Silent Night Tradition Still Big at NAIA School

 


2010 MEDIA COVERAGE

- Sports Illustrated Feature by Phil Taylor
- ESPN
- ESPN.com Prepare to love Taylor University
- Yahoo.com Never heard of Taylor University's Silent Night?               
- Los Angeles Times
- Duke Men's Basketball Official Twitter




 

 


 

SILENT NIGHT QUICK FACTS
- 10th-point celebration started in 1997, with students attending game in pajamas dating back to the late 1980's
-Taylor is 20-0 all-time in Silent Night games
- Taylor fans remain silent until the 10th point is scored
- Standing room only crowds
- Students sing Silent Night in unison to end the game
- Always played the Friday before finals week
- Students go to the dining commons after the game for a university-sponsored Christmas party
-Taylor University is an interdenominational liberal arts university of evangelical faith located in Upland, Indiana that competes in the NAIA as a member of the Crossroads League

 

 
 
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