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SPORTS: Jabari Parker Commits to Duke

December 20, 2012 Leave a comment

 

The number 2 high school recruit in the country has made his decision at a press conference at his high school this afternoon. The 6’8 forward Jabari Parker chose Duke  over Michigan St, BYU, Florida and Stanford. Parker comes from the same high school  Simeon Career Academy that produced NBA All-Star point guard Derrick Rose. Read more…

 

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SPORTS: Jack Taylor Scores 138 Points

November 21, 2012 Leave a comment

 

Division III guard Jack Taylor from Grinell has set a new NCAA Basketball scoring record by dropping 138 points in a 179-104 win over Faith Baptist  Bible. Read more…

 

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Jim Calhoun Retires

September 14, 2012 Leave a comment

 

UCONN’s men’s basketball coach and Hall of Famer has announced his retirement. The legendary coach held a press conference on Thursday to make the announcement of his exit from college basketball, as well as introducing us to new head coach, former UCONN guard Kevin Ollie. Read more…

 

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Pat Summitt Steps Down

April 19, 2012 Leave a comment

The legendary and most winningest coach in NCAA Basketball both men’s and women’s is stepping aside from Tennessee today. A statement was announced by the University announcing the move, Summitt will now report to the Athletic Director along with helping the womens program that she coached to 8 National Basketball titles in 38 years of coaching. Coach Summitt was diagnosed with early onset Dementia, a type of Alzheimers less than a year ago. Her successor Holly Warrick has been an Assistant Coach to Summit for the past 27 years, as well as being a 3 time All-American while playing at Tennessee under Summitt.. Full stroy from the link below.

Pat Summitt Steps Aside as Coach

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Baylor Bears Womens 2012 National Champions

April 4, 2012 Leave a comment

Congrats to the women’s basketball team of Baylor for winning the 2012 National Title on tuesday night by defeating Notre Dame 80-61. Lead by Brittney Griner who had 26pts, 13rebs and 5blks, Baylor went a perfect 40-0 this season. The first team in both men’s and women’s basketball to ever go 40-0 in one season.

Kentucky Wildcats 2012 National Champions

April 3, 2012 Leave a comment

Congrats to the Kentucky Wildcats for winning the 2012 Men’s Basketball National Championship. The Wildcats beat the Kansas Jayhawks 67-59 at the Superdome in New Orleans. This is Kentucky’s 8tn National Title in the schools storied history. Freshman Anthony Davis was named the tournaments Most Outstanding Player. John Calipari has finally won the “Big Game” for his first NCAA Championship as a head coach.

Fab Melo Ineligible for the Tournament

March 13, 2012 1 comment

Syracuse center Fab Melo has been ruled ineligible to play in this years NCAA Tournament due to an eligibility issue. This puts the Orangemen at a very vulnerable position. Their zone defense is anchored by Melo being in the middle to block shots and rebound. Without his presence Syracuse is going to rely a lot more on their depth if they plan on making a deep run in the tournament.