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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]