Our First time seeing Jimmie Sanders in Action was back at the SEBL Combine prior to his 8th grade year of School. It didn’t take long to see that although he was very young he had a very nice natural feel for the game and his basketball IQ exceeded his age without a doubt. A […]

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  By James Blackburn  Dozens of college coaches from all 3 levels of NCAA packed Proehlific Park on Saturday to watch over 30 HS teams compete on 3 courts. The games were competitive and there was a plethora of talent on hand. I tried to watch as many teams as I could while there for […]

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There’s dirty money to be made in recruiting, and it’s about to get a whole lot dirtier. It’s not made the way people think; most players in the world of college basketball and football recruiting are just trying to land college scholarships. We’re talking about the rare players worth money – potential pro players. These […]


By James Blackburn  National powerhouse Oak Hill Academy played against Hargrave on Monday night at North Surry HS. The game was  two 20-minute halves with college rules. A third period of 12 minutes was also played after as well. The game featured over 26 D-1 players and multiple college coaches and talent scouts were on […]

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With the recent news about Amerileague, longtime readers of my articles or followers on Twitter will no doubt remember that I’ve been saying the league was a complete joke for several months. This morning I woke up to multiple texts & tweets about the crash of the league and quite a few messages asking ‘How […]


By James Blackburn I had the opportunity to attend one of Combine Academies recent practices in Charlotte and check out some of their talent on hand. Combine Academy is a prep school that currently has locations in Charlotte and Atlanta and field 5 different teams. If you are a college coach at any level, Combine […]


PN analysts — Jay Williams and Cory Alexander (ACC), Sean Farnham (SEC men) and Nell Fortner and Carolyn Peck (SEC women). Coaches Clicker: Head coaches break down game film with Greenberg and Gaudio (SEC/ACC men) and Debbie Antonelli (SEC women) providing insight into the X’s and O’s of the game. Fast Break: Head coaches answer […]

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A special Kentucky Men’s Basketball Practice will air on Sunday, October 11, at 7 p.m. ET from the Joe Craft Center in Lexington, Ky., featuring a two-hour look at’s preseason No. 3 ranked team. ESPN NBA and college basketball’s Doris Burke, college basketball analysts Jay Williams and Seth Greenberg and college basketball reporter Andy […]

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First and foremost I must give a shout out to the Coaching Staff at Northwood Temple for showing me so much hospitality every time I come to their school, it is greatly I appreciate!! During this open gym in particular myself and an assistant Coach from Temple University were in the building to check out some […]


1. Nobody wants to be known as a defensive specialist Any serious basketball player wants to be good at defense. Some players make it a mission to be a lock down defender. But everybody wants to score. Even guys who can’t hit unguarded layups and know their role still wish they could dominate the scoring […]

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ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to air every game of the third annual Big 12/SEC Challenge Presented by Sonic – staged for the first time on a common bye date of Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, during the conference schedule. The field is headlined by four preseason top-10 teams – No. 3 Kentucky, No. 5 […]


ESPNU will televise the 10th annual Under Armour Elite 24 featuring more than 20 elite college basketball recruits on Friday, August 21, and Saturday, August 22, from Pier 2 in Brooklyn with New York City’s iconic skyline as the backdrop.  The two-night, outdoor event begins with the slam dunk contest (Friday at 7 p.m. ET) […]