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2 AACC basketball players honored for their outstanding performances

ARNOLD, MD — Two basketball players from Anne Arundel Community College were honored for their outstanding performances last month, the school announced Jan. 19. Jada Turner was named NJCAA Region 20 Division III Women’s Basketball Player of the Month for December 2021. Cavey de Braeden won the same prize in the men’s category. Turner averaged […]

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GEICO Patriot League Men’s Basketball Players of the Week Announcement (1.31.22)

History links BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – Bucknell Senior Guard Andrew Funk received the GEICO Patriot League Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second time when the league office announced the weekly accolades on Monday. Lehigh freshman guard Tyler Whitney-Sidney captured the rookie of the week. Funk won GEICO Men’s Basketball Player of the Week […]

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NBBF election: basketball players fear a bleak future

Published January 31, 2022 …as warring factions prepare for parallel polls Nigerian basketball players are hoping that the Basketball Federation of Nigeria board election scheduled for Monday (today) will usher in a new dawn for the sport in the next four years. However, hope for a ‘new dawn’ seems remote as there are strong indications […]

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Peoria basketball players hand out support cards to Deer Valley coaches ahead of OT double game

Deer Valley head coach Jed Dunn talks to players during a time out during the 4A Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Lost in Peoria’s 78-76 double-overtime win Thursday night that ended Glendale Deer Valley’s 17-game winning streak, that’s what happened on the field before the […]

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College football, female basketball players get the most endorsements

The revenue floodgates began to open for college athletes last summer when the NCAA began letting student-athletes profit from their name, image and likeness (NIL) – and some of the biggest winners, as expected, are college football players. An estimated 47.1% of NIL contracts to date belong to football players, according to six months of […]

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Tennessee and Florida basketball players engage in heated exchange after Vols 78-71 win over Gators

Tennessee and Florida may be heated rivals on the gridiron, but that absolutely extends to the basketball court. The Vols picked up a 78-71 win over the Gators on Wednesday night for their third straight conference win. But the fireworks didn’t stop once the clock hit triple zero. The Tennessee and Florida players nearly fought […]

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JU gives men’s and women’s basketball players a first look at their new performance center

The Jacksonville University Basketball Performance Center had been under construction for 15 months It came in under budget at a cost of less than $10 million Center reduces practice and game scheduling issues for basketball, volleyball and intramurals With the beats of “Coming Home” by Diddy, Dirty Money and Skylar Gray bouncing off the freshly […]

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Meet the 75 men’s basketball players who starred in their conference, Jan. 17-23

The last week of men’s basketball action featured outstanding all-court performances for New Jersey teams, including some impressive efforts. This season, NJ Advance Media has changed the way we honor Players of the Week for women’s and men’s basketball. We’ll name five Players of the Week in each conference – the “starting five”, if you […]

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DFW Region Has 5 Male Basketball Players Named McDonald’s All Americans – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – They say Texas is a football state, but there’s some serious basketball talent here, too. Dallas Kimball’s Arterio Morris led the Knights to the 5A State Title Game a year ago. He intends to complete the work this year. READ MORE: Imminent storms lead to first day of weather warning for […]

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Two Kamiakin basketball players nominated for McDonald’s All-American game | High school sports

Kamiakin seniors Tyler Bilodeau and Trey Arland are among 11 Washington players nominated for the McDonald’s All-American Game. The two seniors helped lead the braves to the top of the MCC standings and are the only Eastern Washington players among the Evergreen State’s 11. “It would mean the world to me to do it,” Arland […]

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Bobby Hurley, two Arizona State Sun Devils men’s basketball players sanctioned by the Pac-12 for conduct towards officials

TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley was fined $20,000 and suspended for Monday’s game against Southern California for a confrontation with the referee team after a game this weekend against Stanford. Hurley and guard Jay Heath were both suspended and forward Jalen Graham was publicly reprimanded for verbally confronting an official who was […]

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CSI basketball players face adversity as they work on personal goals

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — A Southern Idaho College men’s basketball player prepares for season-ending surgery. Jakari Livingston will undergo knee surgery on Friday, with an expected four-month recovery. Unfortunately for the rookie, that means his season is cut short with ten regular season games to go, plus the playoffs. This, after averaging 9.7 points […]

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Renovated basketball courts attract players

Basketball players are thrilled to play outdoors on a newly renovated court at Zoo Lake. Zoo Lake User Committee Chair Fran Haslam said she and the committee are grateful to Nike for their generous sponsorship that helped bring the redesign to fruition. A fiber mesh was installed and the markings repainted to make the pitch […]

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Ohio State Basketball Players Create “Players Edition” Merchandise Line

Now that college athletes can enjoy their names, images and likenesses, players have strengthened their personal brands with the help of outside agencies or new branding initiatives launched at the colleges they attend. Most of these branding efforts are from players doing things on their own, but the Ohio State basketball team has come together […]

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Colorado high school basketball players argue for player of the year honors

With about a month to go until the end of the regular season, some male basketball players are starting to stand out as top players in their ratings. They all share the same goal of getting their teams to the playoffs and fighting for a state title, but they’re certainly doing what they need to […]

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Hornell area’s top men’s basketball players mid-season

The basketball season is in full swing with teams putting on big games and big performances as some of the region’s top players make their mark on the 2021-22 winter schedule. Midway through the season, the viewer will take a moment to watch the best players in the region and create an Intermediate All-Star team […]

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Meet the 75 men’s basketball players who starred in their conference, Jan. 10-16

The last week of men’s basketball action featured outstanding all-court performances for New Jersey teams, including some impressive efforts. This season, NJ Advance Media has changed the way we honor Players of the Week for women’s and men’s basketball. We’ll name five Players of the Week in each conference – the “starting five”, if you […]

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Best Missouri High School Basketball Players, Games to Watch Jan. 17-21

Bouncing is the name of the game around Boone County. Almost every high school basketball team in the county has experienced some adversity in the past week, whether on the court or by the hand of Mother Nature. Starting at Columbia, both Hickman teams are aiming for a rebound week. The Kewpie boys fell to […]

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North Gwinnett Boys Basketball Players Watch State

After two straight seasons ending in a quarterfinal elimination from the GHSA AAAAAAA State Basketball Championship, the North Gwinnett High School varsity boys return with a vengeance. With a 13-3 overall record for the season and a 2-0 record in regional games so far, the Bulldogs are on track to qualify for the state playoffs, […]

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Merino women’s basketball ranks fifth – Sterling Journal-Advocate

Three games into the new year, Merino women’s basketball is already proving why it deserves to be ranked among the best in Colorado’s Class 1A. This week, coaches at CHSAANow.com awarded the Rams a spot at No. 5. Throughout the 2021 portion of their schedule, the Rams have remained perfect with six straight wins, including […]

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Michigan All-Time Basketball Players as Football Players

Michigan football pays the bills, butters the bread and greases the wheel. Either way, Michigan football is king. This is why when the off-season arrives, we still have to talk about it. Obviously, Jim Harbaugh’s situation is the elephant in the room right now, but with no concrete new updates to report, we need to […]

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Two Canadian broadcasters fired from service for ‘body-shaming’ basketball athletes

Earlier this week (January 13), two broadcasters from WHOU 100.1 FM, a local radio station in Maine, Canada, were fired after they apparently humiliated two female athletes for being “overweight”. Their mocking remarks of the two players made a match between two high schools in Central Aroostook and Easton. Listeners later complained to the radio […]

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Great to be back on the Mayo basketball courts!

Dayna Finn represented Ireland with distinction this year. PHOTO: SPORTS FILE Published: Sat, Jan 15, 2022, 3:30 PM by John Melvin BASKETBALL players, coaches, referees and, in particular, schools in Mayo breathed a sigh of relief when the sport was finally given the government’s green light to continue after a hiatus of more than 18 […]

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College basketball players immersed in January game action – Knox County VillageSoup

Midcoast Busline League college basketball teams seemed to be starting 2022 off on the right foot. Or, at the very least, get a few wins. Many have achieved that goal now that games have started after the holidays. St. George at Hope scene Jan. 12 in Busline League Middle School Boys Basketball. Photo by Holly […]

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K-State Wildcats basketball players defend coach Bruce Weber

Kansas State Head Coach Bruce Weber chats with his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against the TCU on Wednesday January 12, 2022 in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo / Charlie Riedel) Charlie riedel PA Manhattan Kansas state basketball fans were understandably upset after the Wildcats lost a late lead and […]

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Eight HBCU Basketball Players Who Deserve a Chance in WNBA

With all the attention the NFL has given to the HBCU football prospects with the HBCU Combine and HBCU Legacy Bowl, there has been a slight neglect of potential HBCU basketball prospects looking for a career on the most big stage. There is only one former HBCU who currently plays in the National Basketball Association […]

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Auburn basketball players troll Alabama by celebrating the brand

Keith farner | 6 hours ago The crane kick has become a burning issue for many teams playing in Alabama, and it turns out it’s not just football. Auburn’s men’s basketball beat Alabama 81-77 on Tuesday night to jump to 15-1 this season, while the Crimson Tide slipped to 11-5. To celebrate, Auburn players mimicked […]

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Georgia’s Best High School Basketball Players: Meet the State’s Top Shooting Guards – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Zach Shugan Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a position-by-position look at some of Georgia’s best high school basketball players. Our first list focused on point guards, and now we’ll take a look at shooting guards. There are hundreds of outstanding basketball players in Georgia, and these lists are not exhaustive! Use […]

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Peoria’s Trewyn Park works include new playground and basketball courts

A new playground, basketball courts and shelter are all part of a $600,000 plan to renovate Trewyn Park in South Peoria by the end of 2022. The Peoria City Council approved the plan in an 11-0 vote Tuesday night. The project still needs to be approved by the Peoria Park District Board of Directors on […]

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Renovation of Trewyn Park to include a new shelter, playground and basketball courts

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) – A 10-acre park in the Southside of Peoria is undergoing a much-needed transformation thanks to federal COVID-19 grants. The Peoria City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to allocate $600,000 to renovate Trewyn Park by the end of the year. Funds are from a COVID-19 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) from the […]

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COVID Protocols Offer Opportunities For Former Michigan Basketball Players

DETROIT – The University of Michigan men’s basketball program canceled two games over the weekend, including Tuesday’s (Jan. 11) home game against the Purdue Boilermakers, due to COVID-19[feminine protocoles. La propagation de la variante omicron infecte également les joueurs de niveau professionnel, y compris ceux de la NBA. En conséquence, plus de 500 joueurs se […]

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Senorise Perry Basketball Court Groundbreaking Ceremony Held

PRO: The Titans signed Senorise Perry in the 2020 offseason to add depth and special teams experience to the running back rotation. The former University of Louisville product made his mark in the NFL on special team coverage units and as a kickoff returner. The 6-foot, 210-pound player entered the NFL as a rookie free […]

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BOY BASKETBALL: Players in the mix for Daily News’ Fab-5 Player of the Year | Sports

As the 2021-22 high school basketball season entered the new year, things started to take shape within the league and class standings. Midway through the season a number of teams started to stand out as section leaders including Oakfield-Alabama, Le Roy and Caledonia-Mumford, while Notre Dame, Wheatland-Chili and a few others are absolutely in the […]

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Team defense leading to individual success of LSU basketball players

If you had told Darius Days a year ago that he would be No.2 in the country in terms of individual defensive standings, he probably would have laughed at you. But that’s how good this LSU team has been defensively over 14 games of the 2021-22 season, allowing a number of individual players to have […]

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Ohio’s Top High School Girls Basketball Players: Meet the State’s Top Centers – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Ryan Isley Over the past few weeks, we’ve taken post-by-post reviews of some of Ohio’s top high school girls basketball players. Our first list focused on playmakers, then shooting goalies, followed by small forwards and power forwards. Now let’s finish with the centers. There are hundreds of outstanding female basketball players in Ohio, and […]

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Georgia’s Top High School Basketball Players: Meet The State’s Top Playmakers – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Zach Shugan Over the next several weeks, we’ll be taking a post-post review of some of Georgia’s top high school basketball players. Our first list will focus on the playmakers. There are hundreds of outstanding male basketball players in Georgia, and these lists don’t claim to be exhaustive! Use the comments section to discuss […]

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Miller basketball players work really hard for a second chance

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – For senior Miller basketball players Joshua Posada and Mark Garcia, playing the game they love is a way of life. But that life was taken from them last year after being declared ineligible for failing grades. “When I’m in school I take care and do my job but I didn’t come […]

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John Calipari and Kentucky basketball players discuss frustrating loss at LSU

Even with a few unhealthy key players, Kentucky still had a nine-point second-half lead against LSU. However, that lead quickly evaporated when the Tigers came back to win, 65-60. It was a frustrating loss for the Wildcats as they still had a chance to win, despite some of the adversity they faced. Without Sahvir Wheeler […]

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Russell Westbrook develops documentary on black basketball athletes ahead of NBA

Russell westbrook and its Zero World Media banner are developing a documentary on black basketball athletes before the NBA. According to reportsthe docu will be edited by Marco Williams and will cover the Black Fives era of 1904 – the year basketball was introduced to black schoolchildren as an organized sport – until 1950 when […]

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Ohio’s Top Female High School Basketball Players: Meet The State’s Top Forwards – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Ryan Isley Over the next several weeks, we’ll be taking a job-by-job review of some of Ohio’s top high school girls basketball players. Our first list focused on the playmakers, then the shooting goalies, followed by the small forwards. Now it is the turn of the powers ahead. There are hundreds of outstanding female […]

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Portage Sports Stories by Tom Nader shines a spotlight on area male basketball players

No matter your final record, a basketball team is made up of a variety of different players. You need scorers, shooters, ball carriers. You need passers, rebounders, defensive specialists. And you still need a little glue. The player who holds it all together. Most importantly, the player who keeps your team together. When things are […]

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PREVIEW: Women’s Basketball Rings in 2022 vs. NJIT

History links Orono, Maine – The University of Maine women’s basketball team returns to the Cross Insurance Center for their first home game of the 2022 America East conference when they host the NJIT on Sunday, Jan. 2 at 1 p.m. . After claiming a thrilling victory for Vermont in the conference opener, the Black […]

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New Years Resolutions for Arizona Wildcats Men’s Basketball Players

It’s a new year, and we can only hope it doesn’t include many more COVID-related schedule disruptions. The Arizona Wildcats are expected to return to action on Monday at home against Washington, which will be their first game in 11 days since their loss to Tennessee. The extended hiatus included the players returning home for […]