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LSU Basketball Players Named to All SEC and Freshman Teams, Tari Eason Sixth Man of the Year

The SEC released its regular season awards on Tuesday and the Tigers were well represented for their performances in 2021-22. Forward Tari Eason was a first-team All SEC winner as well as the conference’s Sixth Man of the Year, Darius Days earned second-team All SEC honors while Brandon Murray was named to the team All […]

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How former IU basketball players are doing in the NBA through February – The Daily Hoosier

Seven former IU basketball players have played or will play at the highest level during the 2021-22 NBA season. We will be monitoring their seasons with monthly updates. Below, we summarize their performance so far with NBA stats and ratings over the five months of the season and provide a brief update on each player. […]

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UofSC Gamecocks Men’s Basketball Players Walk for Senior Day

South Carolina Drunks Keyshawn Bryant 24 will score against Mississippi State on Wednesday, February 23, 2022. Joshua Boucher [email protected] The South Carolina men’s basketball team will hold their Senior Day recognition Tuesday night at Colonial Life Arena, as the Gamecocks play their final home game of the season against Missouri at 7 p.m. Graduate students […]

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Oregon’s best female high school basketball players: Meet the top 5A Midwestern League stars

We take a conference-by-conference look at some of the best high school basketball players in the state. Here is the list of girls in the Midwestern League. Every league has many outstanding players, and these lists are not intended to be exhaustive. Let us know which other players should be added to the roster. McKenzie […]

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Two Michigan basketball players suspended for their role in Wisconsin fight

Moussa Diabate and Terrance Williams have been suspended for one game, effective immediately, for their role in Sunday’s postgame bout between the Michigan men’s basketball team and Wisconsin, the Big Ten announced Monday. Michigan coach Juwan Howard, who escalated the disagreement by hitting a Badgers assistant in the postgame handshake line, […]

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These eight District 3 playoff basketball players are worth the price of admission

The District 3 playoffs kick off this weekend, as the best players in the Central Pennsylvania hoops can take to the field to compete for trips to Hershey. • Sign up here for PennLive’s new sports newsletter for high schools Here’s a breakdown of some of the star samples that will be taking to the […]

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Bobby Portis among former Arkansas basketball players in game against UT

Former Arkansas basketball star Bobby Portis brought quite a souvenir from Milwaukee when he visited Bud Walton Arena on Saturday. Portis, a member of 2021 NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks, was greeted with cheers from Razorback fans when he carried the Larry O’Brien trophy onto center court during the first half of Arkansas game against Tennessee. […]

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Boy Basketball Players to Watch at Savannah-Area Tournaments

The regular season is over and now the pressure is on for the best high school basketball teams in the Coastal Empire. It’s regional tournament time for the majority of teams in the Greater Savannah area, with things kicking into high gear on Wednesday and continuing through the end of the week. Here’s a look […]

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Oregon’s Top Female High School Basketball Players: Meet the Top 5A Mid-Willamette Conference Stars (Part 2) – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Bob Lundenberg Over the next two weeks, we’ll take a conference-by-conference look at some of the best high school basketball players in the state. Here is part 2 of the list of girls from Mid-Willamette. (See part 1 here.) Every league has many outstanding players, and these lists are not intended to be exhaustive. […]

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We don’t know why 5 IU basketball players were suspended. Here’s what we know.

Indiana University men’s basketball coach mike woodson suspended five players — starters Xavier Johnson and Parker Stewartas well as reservations Tamar Bates, Khristian Lander and Michael Durr — ahead of Tuesday night’s game at Northwestern. The shorthanded Hoosiers lost 59-51. They are 16-7 overall and 7-6 in Big Ten Conference play. Why were 5 IU […]

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Oregon’s Best High School Basketball Players: Meet the Top 6A Metro League Stars (Part 1) – High School Sports News, Scores, Videos, Rankings

By Bob Lundberg Over the next two weeks, we’ll take a conference-by-conference look at some of the best high school basketball players in the state. Here is part 1 of the Metro boys list. Check back soon for part 2. Every league has many outstanding players, and these lists are not intended to be exhaustive. […]

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These 5 Indiana High School Basketball Players Are All NIC Candidates

SOUTH BEND – Eric Gaff believes his South Bend Saint Joseph team has finally secured a victory. It happened last week, Feb. 1 against Culver Academy, when the Indians beat the Eagles, 52-48. Why was this a declaration victory? “They’re just a quality program,” Gaff said. “They’re a tough, well-trained, well-drilled side and it’s just […]

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Pasco Cements Its Legacy Among SRVHS’ Outstanding Basketball Players | News

San Ramon Valley High is steeped in basketball tradition. Both the girls’ and boys’ teams have had many outstanding players in their programs over the years. This year, another player joins the roster as Natalie Pasco cements her legacy every time she steps onto the court for the women’s team. Pasco is the leader of […]

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Georgia’s Best High School Basketball Players: Meet the State’s Best Centers

Over the past month, we’ve taken a position-by-position look at some of Georgia’s best high school basketball players. Our first list focused on point guards, followed by shooters, then small forwards and power forwards. We end with the centers. There are hundreds of outstanding basketball players in Georgia, and these lists are not exhaustive! Use […]

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

The most dominant and talented shooting guards in all of California high school basketball are taking shape as teams across the state play their regular season finals before the playoffs begin. From Sierra Canyon’s Amari Bailey to Stockton Lincoln’s Miles Byrd, California is full of talented shooting guards. The main criteria for SBLive’s Best Shooting […]

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How college basketball players who transferred but returned to their old school are thriving in their reunions

The reasons varsity athletes transfer vary, and each of the record-breaking more than 1,700 Division I men’s basketball players who entered the transfer portal during the 2021 offseason has a unique story. Coaching changes, playing time, spotlight, academic issues, academic opportunities, family reasons, and on-field patterns are just a few of the top reasons players […]

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How former IU basketball players are doing in the NBA through January – The Daily Hoosier

Seven former IU basketball players have played or will play at the highest level during the 2021-22 NBA season. We will be monitoring their seasons with monthly updates. Below, we summarize their performance so far with NBA stats and ratings over the four months of the season and provide a brief update on each player. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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

By Ryan Isley | Photos of Gabe Haferman 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, and now it’s the turn of the small forwards. There are hundreds of outstanding female […]

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Four Michigan State Basketball Players To Miss High Point Game With COVID-19

Tom Izzo’s Michigan State basketball team will be shorthanded in their final non-conference game of the season on Wednesday when High Point travels to Breslin Center. Several players tested positive for COVID-19 upon their return to East Lansing after the Christmas holidays, Izzo said on Tuesday. Starters Marcus Bingham Jr. and Max Christie, as well […]

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

By Ryan Isley Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a post-post review of some of Ohio’s top high school basketball players. We started with the goalkeepers, and now we’re going to focus on the point guard. There are hundreds of notable male basketball players in Ohio, and these lists don’t claim to be […]

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Ohio’s Best Female High School Basketball Players: Meet The State’s Best Shooting Guards – 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 point guard, and now we move on to the shooting goaltenders. There are hundreds of outstanding female basketball players in Ohio, and these lists don’t […]

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Update on Kansas Jayhawks Basketball Players in New Schools

Kansas goalie Tristan Enaruna walks past Iowa State goalie Jalen Coleman-Lands, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb.13, 2021, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo / Charlie Neibergall) Charlie neibergall PA The Kansas men’s basketball team had five eligible players who left the program through the transfer portal last […]

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Here are the 10 best female basketball players in Beaver Valley

The high school basketball season is underway and like most years there are many talented people competing against each other every week on the hardwoods of the Beaver Valley. While there are dozens of qualified players to watch out for, the Beaver County Times athletic team ranked the top 10 female basketball players at the […]

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16 Greater Gardner High School basketball players to watch

With pre-season training for the high school winter sports season In progress, TGN’s sports department has compiled a list of female basketball players who will make an impact for their respective teams this winter. Sports in high school: 16 Greater Gardner High School basketball players to watch this winter Krista Bitez, Gardner High School The […]

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Burlington top 12 female high school basketball players in Iowa 2021-22

Last year, the West Burlington High School girls’ basketball team made their first state tournament appearance since 1977, an incredible accomplishment in a season plagued by cancellations, postponements and disruption from COVID-19. This year, Notre Dame is off to a quick start, having won its first five games despite the loss of head coach Jim […]

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Grand Forks Herald, North Dakota area 10 best basketball players to watch – Grand Forks Herald

The Herald has selected 10 players from our coverage area to watch in North Dakota high school basketball this season. Hatton-Northwood’s Kelby Azure throws a shot as Cavalier’s Colby Thorlakson defends in the Region 2 Boys Class B semi-final match on Tuesday at the Betty Engelstad Arena. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald […]

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Grand Forks Herald, North Dakota Area Top 10 Basketball Players To Watch

The Herald has selected 10 players from our coverage area to watch in North Dakota high school basketball this season. Hatton-Northwood’s Kelby Azure throws a shot as Cavalier’s Colby Thorlakson defends in the Region 2 Boys Class B semi-final match on Tuesday at the Betty Engelstad Arena. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald […]

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Dribble Handoff: College basketball players who were snubbed from the Top 100 and 1 preseason rankings

The first week and a half of the college basketball season revealed some truths about some conferences, teams and individual players. Even with a small data sample size, there are some conclusions to be drawn. Among those findings is the shocking revelation that the ranking of Top 100 and 1 players compiled pre-season by our […]

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Tar Heels in the Pros: Former UNC men’s basketball players excel in new NBA season

The 2021-22 NBA season kicked off on October 19 and has already seen a plethora of winners, posterior dunks and fluid crossovers. Several highlights featured former UNC basketball players including Cole Anthony and Harrison Barnes. Although they no longer play in a Tar Heel uniform, the young stars and veterans show themselves in their respective […]

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The basketball players who ended up in the NFL – Crescent City Sports

Are basketball players the best athletes in sport? This has been widely speculated in part because many started their athletic journey on hardwood before moving on to the soccer field. There are quite a few who have managed to adapt to the NFL. Some were dual sport university students. Some have found the football life […]

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Best returning men’s basketball players for each Big Ten team

As we enter the heat of September, literally, and closer to October, all basketball fans can start to feel the season drawing closer. As a friend of mine pointed out yesterday, we are only 49 days away from the start of the college basketball season. Ohio State has a familiar opponent, as they begin their […]