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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]