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Unified Basketball Athletes Dance, Laugh, and Share Lots of Cheer – Knox County VillageSoup

The joy in the hearts and the smiles on the faces of student-athletes when they or their teammates shoot the ball generate enough energy to light up the gymnasium. Such is life for unified high school basketball, where fun, camaraderie, unparalleled sportsmanship and even dancing are as common as passing, dribbling and shooting. With the […]

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Aroostook High School basketball players enjoy one last time on the hardwood

High school seniors had one last time to shine on the basketball court Wednesday night as the Aroostook League Senior All-Star games were played at Caribou High School. CARIBOU, Maine — High school seniors had one last time to shine on the basketball court Wednesday night as the Aroostook League Senior All-Star games were played […]

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College Roundup: 3 Penn State Shenango basketball players honored by USCAA | Sports

Both the Penn State Shenango men’s and women’s basketball teams made great strides last season. This progress has been met with many congratulations, adulation, and counting. Karsyn Rupert (product West Middlesex High), DiMarius Hill and Aneziah Fryer have all been honored by the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) for their outstanding performances during the […]

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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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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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Pierson Boys basketball players are ‘them guys’ in Class C County Championship win over Greenport

Head coach Will Fujita hoists the Suffolk County Class C Championship plaque following his team’s Pierson Boys basketball team’s 68-52 title win over Greenport on Wednesday night. MICHAEL HELLER Wilson Bennett’s first thoughts weren’t on how he had just scored a game-high 24 to help propel his Pierson Boys basketball team to their first Suffolk […]

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How 2 former Wisconsin men’s basketball players are making the most of their time in Valparaiso | Wisconsin Badgers Men’s Basketball

AARON FERGUSON, 219-853-2519 Times Sports editor Aaron Ferguson meets Valparaiso striker Ben Krikke and gets to know the Beacons from the all-conference striker. Trevor Anderson has had the opportunity to reflect on what he has learned in life and it is this: you have a greater […]

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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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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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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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College basketball players immersed in January game action – Knox County VillageSoup

Midcoast Busline League college basketball teams seemed to be starting 2022 off on the right foot. Or, at the very least, get a few wins. Many have achieved that goal now that games have started after the holidays. St. George at Hope scene Jan. 12 in Busline League Middle School Boys Basketball. Photo by Holly […]

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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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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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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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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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Mission College basketball players show courage on and off the court

Recently, the Mission Saints women’s college basketball team played a home game against Harbor College in Southern California. Molly Erezo, a Mission Saint, scored 15 points in the win, including a midfield buzzer shot. Her teammate, Dulce Jacobo, clocked a record 13 blocked shots. Both women expressed respect for their coach, Corey Cafferata, a former […]

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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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Busline League basketball players involved in fast-paced on-court entertainment – Knox County VillageSoup

A slew of Busline League college basketball and student-athlete teams looked to cash in a few more wins ahead of the holidays, and some made it to the courts on Monday, December 20. The Busline League is made up of: Appleton Village School, Boothbay Region Elementary School, Bristol Consolidated School, Camden-Rockport Middle School, Edna Drinkwater […]

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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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18 Grand Taunton basketball players to watch

TAUNTON – The basketball season is underway again in Grand Taunton, as area teams vie for a chance to fame and that famous March trip to TD Garden. For the local women’s teams, it’s a much-anticipated return to the court, especially for a school that hasn’t played since 2020, and these girls are ready to […]

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Oxford basketball players have a blast in their first game since the mass shooting

LAPEER, MI – Things may never return to normal for students at Oxford High School after the horrific mass shooting two weeks ago that left four dead and seven injured. But for 32 minutes on Tuesday night, the women’s basketball team had a certain sense of normalcy playing their first game of the season. No […]

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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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Plymouth basketball players start their college journey

There’s nothing quite like having a little piece of home away from home when you’re not in college. Plymouth-born Teja Andrews, Kylee Grassi and Caroline Tripp resumed Tuesday night when Andrews’ UMass Dartmouth Corsairs women’s college basketball team hosted Grassi and Tripp’s Bridgewater State University team. The Corsairs moved away in the fourth quarter to […]

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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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American basketball players are not uncommon in Slovakia. Some even joined the national team

The first American basketball players came to play in Slovakia in the 90s. Font size:A–|A+ Comments Disabled A glossary of words is also published online. When Kyle Castlin was approached by Slovakian basketball club BKM Lučenec before the summer to join the team, having missed last season in America due to the pandemic, he didn’t […]

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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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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 […]