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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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PV Basketball Players Who Saw 2018 Championship First-Hand Lead Team to Golden 1 – Chico Enterprise-Record

CHICO — Just four years ago, the Pleasant Valley men’s basketball team was where they are today — one win after being named CIF Division III state champions. In the 2018 season, the Pleasant Valley Boys won the NorCal Regional Championship for the first time in school history. The girls won their first state title […]

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Vanderbilt basketball players call Alabama ahead of SEC tournament game

The No. 6 seed Alabama Crimson Tide will face the No. 11 seed Vanderbilt Commodores in the second round of the SEC Tournament on Thursday night. Vanderbilt beat No. 14 seed Georgia 86-51 on Wednesday to advance to play the Crimson Tide in the second round. After the game, Vanderbilt Scotty players Pippen Jr. […]

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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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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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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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Meet the Seven USU Women’s Basketball Players Honored at Senior Night

March 4, 2022 at 2:45 p.m. LOGAN — Utah State Women’s Basketball wrapped up its regular season at home with a win over Fresno State on Wednesday night. They enter the Mountain West tournament 5-13 in the conference. They will face Fresno State on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. in the first round of the tournament […]

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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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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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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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Basketball players have a new lifeline, close to home

Lauren Manis was drafted and waived by the Las Vegas Aces ahead of the 2020 WNBA season. She then signed with a team in Belgium, where intermittent lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic left her stuck in her apartment. She was unable to enter the gym, touch a basketball or return to her hometown of […]

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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 Orleans men’s basketball rings in the new year with victory over Belhaven

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The New Orleans men’s basketball program began its New Years celebrations hours earlier as the Privateers beat Belhaven by 94-54 in a non-conference competition at UNO Lakefront Arena on Friday after- midday. THE BASICSFINAL SCORE: New Orleans – 94, Belhaven – 54SITE: UNO Lakefront Arena – New Orleans, LouisianaFILES: New Orleans […]

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Men’s basketball rings in the new year with victory over Belhaven

Next game: vs. McNeese 01/06/2022 | 1:30 p.m. ESPN + ICNE NASH 106.1 FM NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans men’s basketball program began its New Years celebrations hours earlier as the Privateers beat Belhaven by 94-54 in a non-conference competition at UNO Lakefront Arena on Friday after- midday. THE BASICS FINAL SCORE: New Orleans […]

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Men’s basketball rings in the new year on Saturday afternoon against Green Bay

History links DAYTON – The Wright State men’s basketball team returns the schedule to 2022 on Saturday afternoon as the Raiders host Green Bay at the Nutter Center. Wright State has won three straight games after an 80-75 victory Thursday night over Milwaukee, while Green Bay comes to town after losing its last five games […]

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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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Talented basketball players don’t have to play in college anymore. Just look at these three Milwaukee products.

Michael Foster Jr. became a highly recruited basketball player during his first and second seasons in Milwaukee Washington. Michael Foster Jr. seemed to be on the traditional path that most talented basketball players have taken in trying to reach the NBA. When he was an early talented freshman at Milwaukee Washington High School in 2017, […]

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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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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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LSU Basketball Players Become ‘Confident’ Shooters Under Kim Mulkey | LSU

LSU’s women’s basketball program is in the midst of a turnaround under coach Kim Mulkey, especially when it comes to shooting. A team at the bottom of the SEC in field goal and 3-point shooting percentage in recent seasons is showing up in national stats this year. The Tigers are 21st in shooting percentage and […]

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Five Central Mass men’s basketball players. that will have an impact this season

The men’s basketball season is underway at Central Mass. Here are some players to watch out for. Cam Boucher, Northbridge Boucher entered the starting lineup as a rookie due to injury and solidified his place while setting the school’s single-season scoring record for ninth-graders as the Rams secured a 19-4 record. Since then, he has […]

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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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PCA basketball players win scholarships, Terra Ceia sweeps Hobgood – Washington Daily News

The boys from Pungo Christian Academy finished second in the Doug Cobbs scholarship tournament last weekend at Ridgecroft School in Ahoskie. Southampton Academy, Northeast Academy, Lawrence Academy, Halifax Academy and Albemarle School competed with the Raiders and the host school in the tournament that honors former Ridgecroft athletic director and coach Doug Cobbs. Each school […]

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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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What Mike Pegues, Louisville men’s basketball players said after 73-67 win over Detroit Mercy

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Despite a 14-point second half that wiped out completely, Louisville managed to fend off Detroit Mercy long enough to wrap up their home game with a 73-67 victory. Here’s what interim head coach Mike Pegues, goalie / forward Dre Davis and forward / center Malik Williams had to say after the win: […]

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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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The college basketball players we can’t wait to see this season – The Undefeated

As we prepare for the start of another college basketball season, the nation’s top players will be ready to show off their skills from the first game. There are the names at the top of the game that will surely lead the way in Player of the Year conversations. Elite talents such as Rhyne Howard […]

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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 […]

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South Sound Basketball Athletes of the Week Winners

Voting is now closed for the News Tribune’s Basketball Athletes of the Week poll (December 9-15). Thank you to everyone who voted this week and supported their local student-athletes. Check back next week for a new poll (December 16-22). Do you know someone with a big performance this week? Email TNT reporter Jon Manley at […]