By Alex West The Portsmouth Invitational Tournament is just around the corner. Over the past few seasons, players such as Robert Covington, Pat Connaughton, Royce O’Neal, Josh Huestis, Bryn Forbes (which is to say, players who will be contributing significant minutes during the playoffs) have all cut their teeth in Southeast Virginia. The tournament, with […]
Chasing after their first Elite Eight berth in five years, No. 1 seed Louisville has the dubious task of taking on one of the legendary programs in women’s college basketball history on Friday in their NCAA Women’s Tournament Sweet 16 game in Lexington, Ky.. Stanford may have slogged through their worst regular season in 18 […]
Game Scouted: High Point vs Winthrop Winthrop Wins 82-70 Jahaad Proctor, G, 6’3”, 205 lbs, SO Strengths Plays with great pace and poise. Can play on or off the ball. Does a nice job of keeping defender on his hip and changing speeds off the ball screen. Crafty player. Terrific in the […]
By James Blackburn Game Scouted: Davidson vs Saint Josephs Kellen Grady, 6’5”, 195 lbs, G, FR Strengths – Moves without the ball and makes smart cuts. Has a high motor and stays in attack mode.Runs the floor hard. Solid athlete with good size for the combo guard position. Handles the ball pretty well and does a […]
Game Scouted: Wake Forest vs Clemson Clemson wins 75-67 Keyshawn Woods, G, 6’3”, R-JR Stats 30 min, 5-12 FG, 1 steal, 13 points Strengths Smart defender who can guard several positions despite having below average athleticism or length. He stays active and aware off the ball and always knows where the ball and […]
By James Blackburn Game Scouted: UAB @ UNC Charlotte UAB wins 76-64 Chris Cokley, PF, 6’8″, SR Stats 30 min, 10-12 FG, 6-8 FT, 12 rebounds, 1 steal, 26 points Strengths – Man amongst boys. Very strong and aggressive player. Big time finisher inside the paint- very efficient. Muscles his way to the rim and can […]
By James Blackburn I was able to catch some high school basketball on Friday night in Cherokee, NC for a 1A battle between Cherokee HS and Rosman HS. Cherokee was able to control tempo and lead throughout the game to ultimately get the 95-76 win. This despite it being the third game of the week […]
Zion Williamson is the No. 2 overall recruit in the country according to ESPN聽and everyone has been waiting for his commitment. He went on ESPN to make the announcement and he is headed to Duke. Zion Williamson is headed to Duke https://t.co/4w3PaI0dTD — Benjamin Bornstein (@THE_BOOMSTEIN) January 21, 2018 ESPN recruiting guru Jeff Borzello spoke […]
In an effort to expand on last summer’s popular USA Basketball 14U National Tournament, USA Basketball today announced the launch of the 2018 U.S. Open Basketball Championships. This youth initiative is intended to add opportunity, standards and quality to the youth basketball environment. Offered through USA Basketball’s Youth Development division, the U.S. Open Basketball Championships […]
blockquote class=”repubhubembed”> The bigger story coming out of Monday night’s game between the Duke Blue Devils and Miami Hurricanes concerns the health of freshman Marvin Bagley. However, let the issue with his shoulder not cloud the fact that the super-freshman set yet another program record.
There are few names bigger in the basketball world than Julius Erving and the legendary swingman is an icon for multiple franchises across the league. With that said, the Philadelphia 76ers have a special bond with “Dr.