Month: April 2022

Flyers progress in postseason Classic

BBL play-offs, quarter-final, second legBristol Flyers 94-80 Manchester Giants (26-24, 49-40, 70-60)(Flyers – Miller 33, Evans 20, Simmons 13; Giants – McKnight 30, Artison 14, Armstrong 11)(Flyers win 173-171 overall) The Bristol Flyers sensationally overturned a double-digit deficit to reach the BBL play-off semi-finals, beating the Manchester Giants 94-80 after a thrilling six-second final on […]

Muggsy Bogues ‘leaned to strengths’ in unlikely basketball career – The North State Journal

Muggsy Bogues speaks at the North Carlina Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022 induction ceremony. (Brett Friedlander/North State Journal) RALEIGH — Muggsy Bogues couldn’t help but laugh when he heard fellow inductee Sam Mills described as a “diminutive 5-foot-9 linebacker” during an introduction ceremony for new members of the Hall of Fame. North Carolina […]

Long live Spain ! Marina Canzobre finds success in basketball, Business School at Portland State

History links Portland State University is 8,097.55 kilometers from La Coruña, Spain. This means that Marina Canzobrea junior for the Vikings women’s basketball team, is 5,097.55 miles from home. It’s far from my home and sometimes the distance makes it difficult. But let’s hear it for FaceTime. “I love to travel, but […]

St. John’s native Cole Long begins his professional basketball career with his hometown Growlers

Former Memorial Sea-Hawks goaltender Cole Long of St. John’s is now a member of the Newfoundland Growlers Basketball Club. (Terry Roberts/CBC) St. John’s Cole Long won’t have to clean out his locker at Memorial University Field House this summer after becoming one of the newest members of the Newfoundland Growlers Basketball Club. Long, 26, will […]

The British Basketball League is looking to recruit a new head of marketing and communications

Following recent significant external investment, the British Basketball League (BBL) is embarking on an exciting program of change and growth. We are looking for someone with experience in developing and delivering market-leading communications programs to pave the way for one of the most exciting prospects in British sport. The Marketing and Communications Manager will develop […]

Akok Akok’s UConn men’s basketball career started early and will end early: ‘It’s all about opportunity’

He arrived at Storrs about six months earlier, signing up in January 2019 to train (but not play) with the UConn men’s basketball team. His desire to be a Husky could not be contained the following winter when his playing career began – sprinting across the ground like Usain Bolt while others jog, the megawatt […]

Hannah Sjerven is preparing to start her professional basketball career with Minnesota Lynx | College Sports

Hannah Sjerven grew up idolizing players like Sylvia Fowles and Maya Moore. Sjerven, a former University of South Dakota basketball star, will get a chance Sunday to bump elbows with his idols. Earlier this week, Sjerven was selected in the WNBA draft by the Minnesota Lynx, and the Rogers, Minnesota native will report to training […]

Men’s basketball goaltender Jaelin Llewellyn will continue his basketball career at Clemson

Men’s basketball main guard Jaelin Llewellyn will continue his basketball career as a Tiger, but not at Princeton. On Tuesday, April 12, the Ontario native officially announced via social networks that he will be transferred to Clemson in South Carolina. Like Princeton, Clemson’s mascot is also a tiger. Llewellyn has left an incredible legacy in […]

College Sports: MCC star Oberlin continues ‘revived’ basketball career (4/14/22)

Grandma Pam joined McCook Community College and Decatur Community (Kan.) sophomore Alyssa VanVleet for her recent signing with a four-year college basketball program in Ann Arbor, Michigan. www.mccindians.com McCOOK, Neb. — A Kansas high school basketball player who thought she was done with the sport at the end of her senior year two years ago, […]

Former Runnin’ Rebels goaltender Wink Adams highlights his basketball career at UNLV and prepares for Hall of Fame induction ceremony

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Former Runnin’ Rebels guard Wink Adams will be inducted into the UNLV Athletics Hall of Fame class in May. Adams served as the starting guard for four years at UNLV from 2006 to 2009. He is the only four-year winner from any conference since the end of the Tark era. […]

Veronica Burton is ‘ready for the pros’ and eager to pursue her basketball career in the WNBA

“It’s definitely a huge honor to be invited and to experience this live,” said Burton, a 5-foot-9 point guard. “There’s a lot of excitement around it and I think it’s great for the league and the sport of women’s basketball.” Get sports titlesThe latest sports headlines from The Globe delivered to your inbox every morning. […]

Chico High’s Talysha Wilkerson Continues Basketball Career With D-III UC Santa Cruz – Chico Enterprise-Record

CHICO – Talysha Wilkerson’s days as Panther will soon be over, and her days as Banana Slug will soon begin. On Thursday, in front of a large group of family, friends, former coaches and Chico High staff, Wilkerson signed her letter of intent to pursue her career as a basketball player at Division III University […]

Kingsley-Pierson graduate Addison Hirschman reflects on his basketball career at South Dakota State | College Sports

Addison Hirschman took a minute to figure it all out. This moment was not going to happen again. The Kingsley-Pierson High School graduate was on the court Saturday for the South Dakota State Jackrabbits as her team came close to winning the Women’s National Invitational Tournament at Frost Arena in Brookings, Dak. South, above Seton […]

‘She had a passion for fitness’: Girls’ basketball league formed in honor of fallen soldier – Boston News, Weather, Sports

BROCKTON, MASS. (WHDH) – A special denunciation was held in Brockton on Tuesday evening in honor of deceased Massachusetts State Police Trooper Tamar Bucci. A new women’s basketball league in the Mass. State Police Unity Basketball League was formed and dedicated to Private Bucci who was killed in the line of duty over a month […]

Kendall Zoulek will continue his basketball career at Muskegon Community College

By Craig BeilfussLocalSportsJournal.com SHELBY—Shelby senior Kendall Zoulek has signed his National Letter of Intent to pursue his basketball career at Muskegon Community College. Zoulek surpassed the 1,000 point plateau in the 2021-22 basketball season. She finished with 1,040 career points to go along with 606 rebounds. Zoulek was a first-team West Michigan Conference draft pick […]

South Carolina senior Destanni Henderson crowns college basketball career with national title

MINNEAPOLIS — Destanni Henderson of South Carolina rated Paige Bueckers. It was two minutes into the fourth quarter of the 2022 NCAA National Championship game between the Gamecocks and the UConn Huskies on Sunday night. Henderson dribbled the ball with his right hand as Bueckers tried to cheat a ball screen. But Henderson punctured the […]

Youth Basketball League Registrations for March Announced by Aurora, IL Supreme Courts

Supreme Courts Aurora has announced that it is accepting registrations for the next exciting and informative youth basketball practice sessions in March 2022. Each program is led by qualified and professional coaches, including IHSA State Champion Anthony Johnson, coach Marcus Jesse Mcmath and coach Josh Towle. supreme courts Supreme Courts Aurora is dedicated to providing […]

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