Kristi Toliver’s basketball career as a player and coach comes full circle – The Undefeated

As the Harrisonburg High School prep star, Kristi Toliver wore number 5 on her jersey because of Jason Kidd. So that was quite the full circle moment for Toliver, whose basketball journey had since taken her from Virginia Ms. Basketball to NCAA champion to two-time WNBA champion to sit across from Kidd via Zoom. , […]

Local trio travel to Pitt State to pursue basketball career together

Whenever a local student-athlete takes their career to the next level, we are thrilled to celebrate it. We had the opportunity to introduce many high school athletes who have gone varsity athletes, varsity athletes have even become professional athletes – but today we are honored to share three student athletes who have made the choice […]

Former SMLCA star Sam Smith to continue college basketball career | Sports

Last year, with the help of their big three – Cole Webster, Mason Neighbors and Sam Smith – the Smith Mountain Lake Christian Academy boys’ basketball team shocked VACA and won their first basketball championship. in program history and the first state championship in school history. Now, one of the big three is looking to […]

Canadian men’s team kicks off wheelchair basketball campaign

Rio 2016 multi-medalist Tristen Chernove in pursuit of the velodrome Paralympic medalists Katarina roxon and Nicolas-Guy Turbide at the swimming pool Preliminaries continue in wheelchair rugby and goalball TOKYO, 25 August 2021 / CNW / – After opening the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020 with a solid performance from two podiums, Canada will search for more […]

Jack Animam takes his talents to the Serbian basketball league │ GMA News Online

Filipino basketball player Jack Animam is taking on another career challenge. On Monday, Animam handler East West Private announced at a press conference that she will play in Serbia after signing with Radnicki Kragujevac, a club in the First Women’s Basketball League of Serbia. “I am so happy, proud and honored to have come this […]

In Roxbury, basketball league bridges youth and law enforcement

John Jackson, administrative coordinator at the Tobin Center and recurring coach in the league, instructed his players during a break.John Tlumacki/Globe Staff They meet here at the Tobin Community Center in Roxbury every Tuesday and Wednesday as part of a new youth basketball league organized by local law enforcement in a bid to ‘bridge the […]

Former Sinagua star creates local basketball league | Local

ERIC NEWMAN Solar Sports Editor A former Flagstaff basketball star has dedicated his professional life to teaching locals the sport with his training business and upcoming youth league. Kiki Locket, a Sinagua High School graduate and former Grand Canyon Area Player of the Year, played on the Mustangs women’s basketball team before playing at Georgetown […]

Former UMaine star Blanca Millan signs with top professional basketball league in Spain

Blanca Millan stays at home. The former University of Maine women’s basketball star, fifth on the school’s all-time leading scorers list with 1,974 points, signed a one-year deal with CB Gran Canaria in her native Spain . CB Gran Canaria plays in the top professional league in Spain. Millan, who could have returned to UMaine […]

Jazian Gortman Decision for Overtime Elite Basketball League

Jazian Gortman bypasses his senior year of high school and takes a leap in his professional basketball career. Gortman, the No. 1-ranked prospect in South Carolina and one of the top 10 national rookies, is leaving Keenan High School to join the new Overtime Elite League launching in September and billing itself as a “transformative […]

Youth Fall Basketball League Registration Opens | News, Sports, Jobs – SANIBEL-CAPTIVA

UPDATE: The City of Sanibel has reported that a new location has been designated for the Fall Youth Basketball League, hosted by Sanibel Recreation Center and Captiva Cruises. It will be held at the pavilion next to the Sanibel ball diamonds at 3840 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel. Masks will be optional during […]

Baldwin’s Dryburgh set to continue basketball career in college

Through: Ray fisher Sunday 1 August 2021 | 9:08 am Impressions Charm Photography Baldwin senior forward Meghan Dryburgh (23) competes in the 2020-21 season. Baldwin’s Meghan Dryburgh made a commitment to W&J on June 2 at Baldwin High School. Previous Following Meghan Dryburgh loves a good challenge. This is one of the reasons the 2021 […]

Ex-Rockford University player will end his basketball career at Marian

Kivontay Shaw has moved a bit further north from where he’s laid his head over the past five years. The 2016 Galesburg High School graduate did so to further his college basketball career. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Rockford University in May, Shaw will pursue a master’s degree in management leadership […]

Evan Mobley Papa: Who is Eric Mobley? Professional basketball career + wife

American basketball fans have heard of Evan mobley for a long time. They heard he was like the best players in the world, Kareem Abdul Jabar, Kevin garnett, Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetokounmpo, but all in one great man. There are at least three people in Evan Mobley’s life who really know him. His brother, […]

Daishen Nix ready for next phase of basketball career

The 14-year-old boy who moved from Anchorage, Alaska to Las Vegas in pursuit of his basketball dreams has grown up now. All 19 years old, 6 feet 5 inches and 227 pounds. Prepared for playing professional basketball. “Sometimes I just look back like how far I’ve come,” Daishen Nix said Wednesday on the eve of […]

Syracuse Stallions’ first year in pro basketball league ends with championship series sweep

The Syracuse Stallions’ attempt to win a championship in their first season in the Basketball League failed by two games. The Stallions were swept in the two-game championship series by the Enid Outlaws, ending a successful first season for the Syracuse-based club in its first year in an all-pro league. The Stallions previously competed in […]

Silvio De Sousa transferred to Chattanooga to finish his college basketball career

Former University of Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa confirmed to the Journal-World on Tuesday afternoon that he is heading to Tennessee to continue his college basketball career in Chattanooga. The stadium’s Jeff Goodman was the first to report the news. De Sousa, whose Kansas career was known as much for what he did off the […]

Living the dream: Riverton alum Cody Nixon pursues basketball career in Oregon

By Josh Martinez | [email protected] An eighth grade dream has come true for former Riverton High School basketball player Cody Nixon. Nixon, who just graduated from Riverton, recently signed to play college basketball with Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay, Oregon. He follows in the footsteps of many of his family members who played […]

Preparatory basketball: After an outstanding basketball career at South, Isaiah Gilliam signs with Clackamas Community College to continue playing | Basketball

There have been many times this season when South Albany coach Tim Matuszak had to remind Isaiah Gilliam that what he was doing was not easy. Gilliam, South’s star point guard, led the RedHawks to the brink of a conference title in one of the toughest leagues in the state, despite being the only player […]

Preparatory Basketball: After Outstanding Basketball Career In South, Isaiah Gilliam Signs With Clackamas Community College To Continue Playing | Basketball

There have been plenty of times this season that South Albany coach Tim Matuszak had to remind Isaiah Gilliam that what he was doing was not easy. South’s star point guard Gilliam led the RedHawks to the brink of a conference title in one of the state’s toughest leagues, despite being the only roster to […]

New youth basketball league focuses on developing life skills

League games will be played in Aurora and Lawrenceburg. Photo Shutterstock. (Aurora, Ind.) – A new youth basketball league is coming to Eagle Country with a focus on teaching and developing not just basketball skills, but life skills as well. Registrations are open for the Wave Basketball League. The league is organized by former college […]

Kaleb Floyd crowns Bulldogs basketball career with CRL Player of the Year

Rusty Rae/News-Register file photo## Willamina striker Kaleb Floyd throws a jumper during a league match against Rainier. Floyd was recently named Coastal Range League Player of the Year for leading the Bulldogs to the 2021 league title. He paced the team in scoring and rebounding for the second season in a row. WILLAMINA — Senior […]

Jalen Lewis, 16, signs with professional basketball league Overtime Elite

Jalen Lewis, a rising star for Oakland’s Bishop O’Dowd and one of the top prep basketball prospects for the Class of 2023, will forgo his final two years of high school and become one of the first players to sign with a new league that promises big money for the best young talent in the […]

The Trench League is a summer basketball league in Clarksville, TN

Jahmar Perkins-Ashford and Gary Estwick | Special for The Leaf-Chronicle, The Leaf-Chronicle Chris Moses created the Trench League to protect the young men of Clarksville from tragedies like this. Shelter, if only for a few hours, some of its participants from the realities of life in the city’s underprivileged neighborhoods. To show that teenagers in […]

Reggie Miller Sister: Cheryl Miller’s basketball career was better

Cheryl miller is more than the greatest USC basketball player of all time. She is the biggest baller of all time with the Miller surname. Cheryl Miller is more than a former basketball player. She is the older sister of the NBA star Reggie Miller and MLB receiver Darrell miller. Cheryl played her college ball […]

J. Cole is working on his game again despite the end of his professional basketball career

J. Cole is back in the gym. Although the Dreamville rapper’s dream of playing professional basketball has come to an end, he is still a student of the game. A few months ago Cole went to Africa and played in the BAL, Basketball Africa League, with the Rwanda Patriots, but he didn’t play as he […]

Julianna Walker Ends High School Basketball Career

Annie Wright Sr. Julianna Walker celebrates with her teammate following the Gators’ 82-35 victory over Cascade Christian in the Nisqually 1A League Title game at Annie Wright High School in Tacoma, Wash. On Friday, June 18, 2021. Tony overman [email protected] One of the most prolific goal scorers in Washington state high school basketball history has […]

Rapper J. Cole’s Short Basketball Career Joins a Long Legacy of Unlikely Crossovers | Music

It was quite strange pairing to start. On May 10, North Carolina hip-hop artist J. Cole announced that he had been signed with the Rwanda Patriots of the Basketball Africa League, a team that was looking for ways to make a name for itself on the scene. international. The plan worked, at least in the […]

Ahli is ready for Gulf basketball campaign | THE DAILY TRIBUNE

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Bahraini champions Al Ahli are finalizing their preparations for the 40th Gulf Basketball Association Championship, which kicks off in Dubai on Friday. The competition also serves as a qualifying tournament for this year’s FIBA ​​Asia Champions Cup. Ahli competes as the winner of the national league as […]

Tre Mitchell will continue his basketball career in Texas

Published: 06/15/2021 19:48:37 Tre Mitchell swapped brown for burnt orange. The former UMass men’s basketball center will continue his basketball career in Texas, he announced Tuesday. “What y’all say??? Hang ’em up,” Mitchell tweeted. “Austin, are you ready?” The sophomore from Pittsburgh will have three more years of eligibility due to the extra COVID-19 year. […]

As if 4A SPSL wasn’t already a good basketball league – Rogers de Puyallup taps ex-Cal Poly coach Joe Callero to lead the program

Rogers (Puyallup) coach Joe Callero. During his two years of inactivity, Joe Callero opened a point guard academy, began remodeling the new family home in Orting and reduced his golf handicap by six strokes – to 12. But it was time to get back to training. Callero, 58, was announced Monday as the new men’s […]

Book pays homage to Eastern Professional Basketball League history | Basketball

The Eastern Basketball League had some of the best players who were definitely talented enough to play in the NBA. The league operated from 1946 to 1978. They played games in eastern Pennsylvania towns like Wilkes-Barre, Allentown, Scranton, Sunbury, Hazelton, and Williamsport. The league also had games in Camden and Trenton, NJ and Wilmington, DE. […]

Myles Garrett “Retires” From Basketball Career – Like All Those NFL Stars

When the NBA playoffs end, many athletes’ hopes of winning the Larry O’Brien Trophy end with it. But the “dream” of a non-NBA athlete came to an unexpected end in the first round of the playoffs. Myles Garrett, the Cleveland Browns defensive end who has blown social media in recent months with his basketball exploits, […]

Huskies’ Denham signs to pursue college basketball career at Davis & Elkins | High school sports

RACHEL — After four years of hard work and lasting memories while growing into an all-state player on a state title contender at North Marion High, Karlie Denham senior’s next chapter in her basketball journey was written in just a few weeks. ‘ time. Denham, who officially graduated from North Marion on Thursday, signed a […]

J. Cole’s time in the African Basketball League is over, but we’ll still get that hilarious highlight reel | This is the loop

In the past month, the entry into the ranks of professional basketball, quadruple platinum MC J. Cole, has probably been the least essential story in the sport. Ever since Cole stepped onto the pitch on his debut for the Rwanda Patriots, it was clear he was out of his depth, and there was little to […]

J Cole’s basketball career apparently ends after two weeks

And finally the news of the artists By Andy Malt | Posted on Thursday, May 27, 2021 Well, that didn’t last long. A little less than two weeks after debuting as a member of the Rwanda Patriots basketball team, J Cole has apparently quit the said team and returned to the United States. According to […]

Jake Wolfe chooses Morehead State to pursue men’s basketball career

By Matt Schabert, Morehead State Athletic Media Relations MOREHEAD, Ky. – Another student-athlete with high-level experience in Division I championships chose Morehead State to pursue his athletic and academic career. Jake Wolfe, who played three seasons at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., Qualified to transfer to Morehead State. Wolfe will have two more seasons of […]

J. Cole’s basketball career fits perfectly into his personal mythology

Over the weekend, J. Cole played his first professional basketball game as a two-man guard for Rwanda Patriots Basketball Club, which is part of the new Basketball Africa League. It was just a few days after the release of Off-season, J. Cole’s first album in 3 years. He scored 3 points in his team’s victory […]

Utah teenager hopes life-threatening blood clots won’t ruin his basketball career

DRAPER, Utah. (ABC4) – Seventeen-year-old Everest Romney has now been hospitalized at children’s elementary school for nine days with blood clots, migraines and chronic pain, but all he can think of is going back to the woods hard and play basketball in Corner Canyon. High school. He told ABC4 from his hospital bed that his […]

Hollingsworth set to begin his professional basketball career

History links BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — WKU Hilltopper Basketball Senior Guard Taveion Hollingsworth announced on Monday that he would not use an additional fifth year of college eligibility and begin his professional basketball career. The 6-foot-2, 165-pound guard will leave The Hill with his name all over the program’s record books. Hollingsworth, who has started […]

Sanford All-Stater Davis moves his college basketball career to Delaware

The only four-time All-State basketball player in Delaware history will now play his college basketball at First State. Jyare Davis is transferring to the University of Delaware, the 6-foot-7, 215-pound Sanford School swing guard/small forward announced on Twitter Wednesday. Davis committed to Providence College in the middle of his senior year, picking the Brethren’s scholarship […]

Ardmore’s McCurley pursues basketball career at Seminole State

Reagan McCurley wasted no time deciding where she would pursue her basketball career. The Ardmore High School senior thought Seminole State was the best place for her and signed in the fall. She formalized this choice on Wednesday during a ceremony with her family, friends and coaches by her side. “I knew I wanted to […]

Maximus Edwards will continue his basketball career at Kansas St.

STRATFORD – It’s always nice to come home, see family, visit old friends, even go to your old playgrounds, places where you may have achieved past sporting glory. Maximus Edwards was able to get a lot at Bunnell High: a league championship, more than 1,000 career points in three seasons, the accolades that come with […]

Ethan Thompson officially ends his basketball career at Oregon State with a goodbye post on social media

Ethan Thompson officially closed the door Tuesday on a possible fifth year playing basketball at Oregon State. Thompson said goodbye to college basketball with a social media post. The 6-foot-5 senior, who started a school-record 127 games over a four-year career, had the option of returning next season due to a pandemic NCAA ruling that […]

Former BYU guard Jesse Wade will no longer pursue his basketball career

PROVO, Utah –Former BYU basketball guard Jesse Wade is quitting basketball. A month after announcing he entered the NCAA transfer portal, Wade calls it a career. The former Mr. Utah during his decorated prep career at Davis High shared a post on social media discussing his decision. Jesse Wade quits basketball “Over the past 24 […]

Joshua Langford ends his basketball career, Kithier chooses Valparaiso

After a five-year stint in the green and white, Michigan State basketball’s Joshua Langford has ended his basketball career. Langford released a statement Monday saying he will not be pursuing a professional basketball career. “My college experience wasn’t what I imagined, but it exceeded all of my expectations and I wouldn’t change it for the […]

Marcus Zegarowski turns pro and ends Creighton’s decorated basketball career | Basketball

Jon Nyatawa Omaha World Herald Creighton junior Marcus Zegarowski will enter the NBA draft and end his college career with the Jays, he announced Tuesday. The first-team All-Big East point guard wrote on Twitter that he had an “amazing experience at Creighton.” He thanked CU coaches, administrators, teammates and fans. He also thanked his family […]

Blake Francis to pursue professional basketball career

History links RICHMOND, Virginia – Blake Francois will declare himself for the 2021 NBA Draft and begin his professional basketball career, the Spiders goaltender announced on Tuesday. Francis, who received his undergraduate degree in Richmond in May 2020, spent the last year pursuing a master’s degree in human resources management in Richmond. It will forgo […]

UConn’s Anna Makurat to pursue professional basketball career in Europe

The 6’2 sophomore guard from Poland said it was an honor and a privilege to be part of such an incredible program. MANSFIELD, Conn – After announcing earlier this month that she would be leaving UConn’s women’s basketball program, Anna Makurat is turning to professional ball in Europe. Makurat made the announcement Monday on social […]

CJ Walker waives additional year of eligibility to pursue professional basketball career

While it has been clear for weeks that Ohio State’s CJ Walker has no plans to return for a fourth season at Columbus, former playmaker Buckeye made his plans official today when he announced that he would hire an agent and give up his extra year. of eligibility. The NCAA ruled before the start of […]

Millan of UMaine considers WNBA opportunity with imminent professional basketball career

Blanca Millan looks forward to the WNBA Draft next Thursday night. The University of Maine senior goaltender, who this season became the first player to be named East America’s player of the year and defensive player of the year twice in the same season , is one of 57 college players who entered the draft […]

Annawan Samuels eyes college basketball career | High School Boys Basketball – QCVarsity.com

With Central Pointe, he played over 30 games and averaged 13 points per outing, but was quick to notice that filling the basket was not his primary role. “My primary role was as sole guard, bringing energy to defense and playing a versatile role,” Samuels said. “There were a lot of guys there who could […]

Mark Smith Enters Transfer Portal, Ending His Basketball Career Mizzou

After three years with Missouri men’s basketball, senior shooting guard Mark Smith entered the transfer portal this weekend. Smith was one of five Tigers in their traditional final year of NCAA eligibility, but holds the option for an additional season due to the coronavirus pandemic. There is no guarantee that Smith will use this extra […]

Eleah Parker keen to end college basketball career in Virginia

Parker will also complete his Masters in Public Health while in Charlottesville. By Anvit Rao 03/28/21 9:14 p.m. Senior Women’s Basketball Eleah Parker was disheartened by the loss of her senior season, but will continue to play her extra year of eligibility at the University of Virginia. Credit: Zihan Chen Penn senior women’s basketball center […]

Gossom grateful to resume basketball career after devastating accident

LUCAS — When Lucas senior Riley Gossom envisioned his signing day to play college basketball, it was very different from what it was when he put pen to paper last week to sign with the University of Heidelberg. And, by all means, it should have been different. Gossom should have had another stellar year where […]

Basketball, Business and Sales: Penn alum Andreas Schreiber’s Holy Trinity

Dual nationality custody competed for the Swedish national team By Carter Lynn 03/24/21 11:41 p.m. Penn Alumni Andreas Schreiber went from professional basketball to sales, which for him was natural. (Photo by Andreas Schreiber) The transition to sales after professional basketball is only natural, according to former Penn male basketball player Andreas Schreiber. After graduating […]

‘All About Basketball’: Jalen Bridges’ Basketball Career Has Always Been About Learning

There was a time when a young Jalen Bridges might have thought his future was in baseball. The WVU forward was dragging his bat bag around Bridgeport, West Virginia stadium for his little league games, perhaps one day thinking of the big leagues. But then he picked up a basketball. “As soon as he touched […]

Sherri Coale’s OU basketball career success has roots in her hometown

OU’s Sherri Coale retires after 25 years University of Oklahoma women’s basketball head coach Sherri Coale, who led the team for 25 years, announced her retirement Wednesday morning. Addison Kliewer, Oklahoma Sherri Coale just wanted to be like Mary Patton. Be a teacher like her. Be a coach like her. Patton was his fifth-grade teacher […]

Manny Camper announces the end of his basketball career in Siena and will declare for the NBA draft

After the disappointment of an earlier than expected exit from the Metropolitan Atlantic Conference tournament, Siena senior guard/forward Manny Camper took a few days to consider his future. He spoke with his family and came to the same decision over the weekend that head coach Carmen Maciariello had been waiting for some time. Camper, the […]

Garland ends his basketball career in Mechanicville on a high note

Devin Garland is a senior member of the Mechanicville men’s basketball team. Mechanicville, Wasaren League title winner and 2020 Section II Class B finalist, concluded his season with a 13-1 record on Saturday after scoring a 61-53 victory over Schuylerville. A four-year-old starter who also plays baseball, Garland tied his season high with 20 points, […]

JD Davison’s high school basketball career ends with loss to Calhoun

Calhoun’s repeat candidacy, along with one of the best high school careers in Alabama history, ended Wednesday night. The Tigers (16-8) couldn’t rally in midfield, losing in the AHSAA Class 2A semi-final, 81-77, at the Bill Harris Arena at the Crossplex in Birmingham. JD Davison — in his final high school game before heading to […]

Former San Marcos star Johnny McWilliams relaunches Master’s basketball career

A two-sports star in San Marcos High School, Johnny McWilliams had his choice of sports and colleges. A tall, lanky and athletic wide receiver, McWilliams had San Diego State and Boise State offering football scholarships. A basketball shooter / slasher, he received offers from Nevada, Colorado State and Rice before deciding to play at Fresno […]

Graber scores 22 to become Schalmont girls’ basketball career leader

Junior full-back Payton Graber became Schalmont’s career leading scorer in women’s basketball on Saturday in a 22-point performance in a 58-39 home win over Ichabod Crane. Graber needed five points to grab the top spot on the Sabers’ career scorers list and got it with her third field goal in the first quarter. This driving […]

Dansville boys ready for curtailed basketball campaign in 2021

DANSVILLE – A lot has happened since the Dansville men’s basketball team took to the court in February. The Mustangs ended the 2019-20 season with a deceptive 4-17 record, which would become the last sport many seniors (not to mention subclasses) would play the rest of the year. With COVID-19 looming and looming, there were […]

12 facts about Chasson Randle’s basketball career

1. Randle is 28 and was born and raised in Rock Island, Illinois, where he performed at the city’s public high school. 2. He is Stanford’s all-time leading scorer with 2,375 points in his four years as Cardinal. 3. He won the NIT Championship at Stanford during his freshman and third year years. In 2012, […]

BBL and TikTok launch first-ever UK basketball campaign

the British Basketball League and Basketball England have entered into a partnership with ICT Tac to launch the #BritishBasketball hashtag challenge. The popular social media platform will ‘showcase the best of British basketball’ by inviting fans of the sport to post their best skills and tips on TikTok as part of Britain’s first-ever basketball-focused campaign. […]

Mount Saint Joseph, Villanova graduate, Alex Louin goes global with a basketball career – thereporteronline

Alex Louin still marvels at the distance traveled by an orange ball. An all-state artist at Mount Saint Joseph Academy and an All Big-East star in Villanova, Louin’s basketball career has continued prolifically overseas. Although her third year of professional career has been put on hold, Louin was in the middle of another very productive […]

Schmelzer puts his professional soccer dream on hold to pursue his basketball career

MILWAUKEE (WIFR) — McKaela Schmelzer always wanted to play professional football, but after the NCAA offered an extra year of eligibility for its athletes, that dream had to be put on hold. The Harlem graduate wanted to play one more season in basketball. “I couldn’t let something I know be good for something I don’t […]

Stone continues his education and basketball career overseas

Santa should stuff a box of brand new pens in Makana Stone’s Christmas stocking. The 2016 Coupeville High School graduate continues to write new adventure-filled chapters in her still-young life story. After completing an award-winning high school athletic career for Wolves that included all-conference honors in multiple sports and a handful of school records, Stone […]

Determination conquers pain in Bogut’s 15-year basketball career

Retirement had been on Andrew Bogut’s mind for much longer than we all knew. The seed of whether he should continue to play professional basketball had lingered for nearly a decade prior on Tuesday. [AEDT]the Australian center made it official: he was retiring from the sport, seven months before the Olympic Games in which he […]

Hasson ’20 begins his professional basketball career overseas – The Bowdoin Orient

Graduating amid the COVID-19 pandemic has led to many changes in post-graduate plans for the Class of 2020. However, for the former captain of the women’s basketball team and star of Division III (DIII) Maddie Hasson ’20, basketball has managed to remain a constant in its transition to post-Bowdoin life. But instead of working out […]

Friday Five: Men’s Basketball Career Score Leaders

By Ryan Frye, Morehead State Athletic Media Relations MOREHEAD, Ky. – With many historic record projects and updates underway, Morehead State Athletics wants to continue to take the time to highlight historic records and performances from the Athletic Department’s 93-year history. To do this, we bring you our weekly feature “The Friday Five” which highlights […]

Chad Brown, native of Deltona, continues his professional basketball career in Greece

Chad Brown, a native of Deltona, will travel overseas to further his professional basketball career. Brown, an All-Decade men’s basketball team selection and four-year UCF contributor, announced Thursday afternoon that he has signed a one-year contract with Charilaos Trikoupis BC in Greece. The 6-foot-9, 245-pound forward started 37 of 42 games for the Texas Legends […]

Jayce Johnson continues his basketball career abroad – Marquette Wire

Jayce Johnson, a former Marquette center, is preparing to embark on a new basketball journey. He recently announced on social media that he will be traveling abroad to Romania where he will play professionally for BC CSU Sibiu. The team competes in a league called “Liga Națională”, which is the leading basketball league in Romania […]

Two-time athlete Peyton Williams will continue his basketball career in Russia

Senior forward Peyton Williams celebrates from the bench after a successful play in K-State’s women’s basketball game against Oral Roberts at Bramlage Coliseum on November 18, 2019. The Wildcats defeated the Golden Eagles with a final score of 109 -69. (Logan Wassall | College Media Group) Peyton Williams will no longer be in Kansas when […]

Washington carves out a successful career as a professional basketball player abroad

Deron Washington enjoyed everything about Italy during his time in one of the most beautiful countries in the world – from mountains and culture to cities, food and wine. But he feels really lucky to be home with his family in Charlotte these days. Washington, who played for the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team from […]

Zach Hunsaker ’20 ends college basketball career

Zach Hunsaker ’20 was proclaimed leader of the men’s basketball team the moment he was traded to Brown as a sophomore, serving as team captain during his three seasons with the Bears. Before coming to Brown, Hunsaker played for Snow College, a community college near his hometown of Orem, Utah. He was part of the […]

Burbank Pope suspends professional basketball career in Europe amid pandemic

Overseas in Europe, Austin Pope was enjoying an impressive campaign for the Vaerlose Hawks basketball team when the unexpected happened. No, the former Burbank High boys basketball player did not suffer a late season injury. On the contrary, Pope found himself scrambling after BasketLigaen, a professional league in Denmark, called off the remainder of the […]

McMurry’s Jordan begins his professional basketball career

Marc-David | Special for the Abilene Reporter-News BASKETBALL Jackson jumps to the pros Former McMurry player Jordan Jackson has entered his first professional season as a member of the London Lions. Jackson averaged 8.4 points and 4.3 rebounds last season with the War Hawks. The Lions are members of the British Basketball League. CROSS COUNTRY […]

College basketball career leaders

College basketball’s career leaders include players from a surprising number of different eras, decades, and programs. Some made the list even without the 3-point line. Creighton’s Doug McDermott is the most recent player to find a spot in the top 5, as he finished with 3,150 points. That’s a huge number, but it’s well behind […]

Chinese League of Legends player Uzi star of Nike Basketball campaign

Sneakers and athletics company Nike added League of Legends’ Royal Never Give Up AD Carry Jian “Uzi” Zihao at Lebron James’ “Dribble &” Campaign. The partnership was first spotted on the Nike Basket Weibo page. “Shoot movies, serve as CEO… Lebron James’ greatness has never been limited to a playground,” Nike Basketball wrote in the […]

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