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Kiwi basketball players want to make noise at March Madness

Six Kiwi basketball players are hoping to make a name for themselves on the biggest stage when they take to the court at one of the biggest events on the American sporting calendar. A generic view of the March Madness logo on a pitch. (Source: Getty) Sam Waardenburg, Dan Fotu, Sam Mennenga, Quinn Clinton, Yuat […]

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4 EHS Basketball Players Make All-League Teams | Gas

Four Emporia High basketball players earned postseason all-league honors this week. Senior Gracie Gilpin of the women’s basketball team won the All-Centennial League first team after leading the league in scoring with 18.8 points per game according to sportsinks.com. She ended her career with over 1,000 points. 6-foot junior Rebecca Snyder was named to the […]

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Court Champions: Cape Breton Basketball Players Win ACAA Championships with MSVU Mystics

SYDNEY, NS — Four Cape Breton basketball players won the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association championships on Sunday with the Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics. Sydney Mines’ Dawson Berze-Butts and Sydney’s Adam Callaghan won the men’s league title, while Alder Point’s Alisha McNeil and Sydney’s Teaonna Carroll won in the women’s. In the men’s championship, the […]

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With Gaines out for MAAC tournament, Siena’s other men’s basketball players will need to step up – The Daily Gazette

As teammate Anthony Gaines underwent medical tests on Monday that the Siena men’s basketball program confirmed on Tuesday revealed the grad student suffered a season-ending knee injury, freshman Javian McCollum said he knew what the message would be from one of Siena’s co-captains if bad news came through. “He would always want us to show […]

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Five Galesburg-area basketball players receive IBCA honors

The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association announced members of its all-state women’s basketball teams on Friday, and five high school players from the Galesburg area received honors for their on-court efforts during the 2021 season. -22. In Class 3A, Kiarra Kilgore of Galesburg High School was named to the second team. The second shot 46% from […]

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UNCW basketball players and coach Takayo Siddle lead CAA awards

UNCW’s season of exciting wins and records led to three players and coach Takayo Siddle being honored Friday by the Colonial Athletic Association ahead of the conference tournament which begins Saturday in Washington, D.C. Senior Jaylen Sims is an all-conference first-team selection, grad student Mike Okauru is a second-team selection, and junior Shykeim Phillips was […]

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Three CVCC men’s basketball players win all regions

Three members of Catawba Valley Community College’s men’s basketball program have been honored for their play following the 2021-22 season. Sophomores Nasim Fuller and Anthony Allen and freshman forward Shad Thomas have all been named Region 10 performers – the second time in Red Hawk men’s basketball program history that three players have received honors. […]

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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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H&R Block signs two female basketball players to void deals, makes pacts with other female varsity athletes

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark (22) shoots a 3-pointer during the second half of an NCAA college … [+] basketball game against Indiana, Monday, Feb. 21, 2022, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) ASSOCIATED PRESS H&R Block, Inc. has signed sponsorship deals with University of Iowa sophomore guard Caitlin Clark and University of South Carolina […]

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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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Cal Maritime women’s and men’s basketball players made all-league squad – Times-Herald

Cal Maritime women’s basketball player Alicia Porter received All-California Pacific Conference first-team recognition when conference officials announced their season-ending honor roll on Friday. “I’m proud of Alicia. She’s a real leader on and off the court and someone you can count on during games,” head coach Denise Bennett said. in and out of training, she […]

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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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Athletes offer shouts to their opponents

The high school basketball season is winding down with the playoffs just around the corner. Who better to know what kind of talent Cincinnati offers than the players themselves? The Cincinnati Enquirer asked players from multiple conferences for input on some impressive opponents on the court this season. Check Cincinnati.com weekly to see which boys […]

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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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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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Having a female-specific shoe brand empowers college basketball players

A friend of Zarle’s put her in touch with Williams’ senior guard Maggie Meehan, who wanted a pair of Moolah Kicks. Zarle happened to have some the size of Meehan and gave them to him when Hamilton and Williams faced off earlier this season. The news spreads quickly. “It’s this domino effect that seems to […]

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Men’s basketball players take home a host of individual awards | Basketball

In addition to earning the No. 1 spot in Associated Press polls this season, Purdue players have earned their share of individual recognition through awards and watchlist spots this year. Sophomore guard Jaden Ivey was named Big Ten Player of the Week and March Madness National Player of the Week on Monday, according to a […]

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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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New Years Women’s Basketball Rings Against Belmont

History links East Illinois (6-6, 1-0 OVC) vs. Belmont (5-5, 1-0 OVC)January 1 at 1 p.m. (First intermediate pitch at Lantz Arena)Charleston, Illinois. Live statistics Watch live Radio: Hit Mix 88.9 FM Media Guide (PDF) Game Notes (PDF) Panthers clash with Belmont in OVC opener at homeEastern Illinois heralds the new year with their first […]

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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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Auburn basketball players overcame simultaneous injuries

ROCKFORD – Rob Chaney blew his left knee the summer before his second season. A year later, the Auburn basketball player tore his left ACL again, ending his junior season after 2.5 games. “My heart broke for him,” Auburn coach Bryan Ott said. “The kid lives for basketball and let’s go. It was tragic for […]

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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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Some Purnell Swett and St. Pauls basketball players quarantined after positive official tests

December 18, 2021 PEMBROKE – The Lumberton boys’ basketball team lost their first game of the season in the Robeson County shootout semifinal on Friday against St. Pauls. On Saturday, the Pirates rebounded quickly. Lumberton scored the game’s first 11 points and took a 20-point lead in just seven minutes in a 68-30 victory over […]

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Championship football momentum takes Foxcroft basketball players to an unbeaten start

The Foxcroft Academy football team left the artificial turf at Cameron Stadium in Bangor just a month ago as the undefeated and newly crowned State Class D football champion. Eight of those players have since shifted their athletic focus back to basketball, and they still haven’t lost. Foxcroft, looking for its first winning regular season […]

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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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Scott Rabalais: Football-mad LSU rediscovers success on the basketball courts | USL

As the Kentucky Wildcats experienced the rare and exhilarating rush to hammer LSU’s football jam in October, some of their Commonwealth Stadium fans picked a friend of mine from the stands in his LSU gear. As the UK fans listened to my friend, he stopped them in their tracks saying, “Just wait for basketball season.” […]

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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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Grace Slaughter and Grain Valley basketball players are happy to return to the training ground

The excitement in the Grain Valley High School gymnasium was evident from the moment the members of the women’s basketball team entered. They rushed to the sidelines, unpacked their backpacks, slipped on their sneakers and hit the pitch for their first after-school training in two years. Due to the pandemic, practices last year took place […]

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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 […]

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Men’s basketball rings in the new year with 90-40 take off on Transylvania

History links Next game: Mount St. Joseph University 1/2/2021 | 5:00 p.m. ESPN Louisville (93.9 City) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Forget New Year’s Eve. The real celebration of the Bellarmine University men’s basketball team was on New Years Day at Freedom Hall. Bellarmine opened 2021 with a dazzling performance against Transylvania on Friday, winning their first […]