Tag: college basketball

Nedim Hodzic’s record-breaking basketball career at the University of Waterloo is coming to an end

WATERLOO – It took two days for the reality to sink in that his spectacular basketball career at the University of Waterloo had come to an end. Nedim Hodzic played his last game Saturday night, an eight-point loss to Lakehead Thunderwolves at the Physical Activities Complex. The Warriors had already been knocked out of the […]

SLCC star Chase Adams’ basketball career began with a viral moment. Then it took a sudden turn

A brother’s death sent the Bruins’ star goaltender on an unexpected journey (Taylor Munroe) Salt Lake Community College guard Chase Adams was a viral sensation before entering high school. But his brother’s sudden death sent Adams down an unexpected path. | March 1, 2022, 1:00 p.m. This story is published jointly by non-profit organizations Amplify […]

New pro basketball league paves way for NBA, big money for rising stars

New pro basketball league offers new path for rising stars Overtime Elite is based at Atlantic Station in Midtown Atlanta – If you walk around Atlantic Station, you might miss it. Tucked away next to shops and restaurants, beneath offices, is a glimpse of what a new league hopes will be part of the future […]

Honesdale graduate capping off a stellar college basketball career

Honesdale High School graduate Courtney Varcoe became a star on the Penn State-Scranton women’s basketball team during her senior season. SCRANTON — Courtney Varcoe was a standout basketball player and an honors student at Honesdale High School before embarking on a glittering college career. Varcoe is now a senior at Penn State University’s Scranton campus. […]

Former SPASH Trevor Anderson ends his basketball career due to injury

SPASH’s all-time leading scorer Trevor Anderson saw his college basketball career come to an end last Wednesday as a lingering back injury ended his final year of athletic eligibility. Anderson was hoping to finish on a high with Valparaiso in 2021-22, after several injuries prevented him from maintaining momentum in his college career. “I was […]

Valley News – Return of the native: Estes from Lebanon moves his basketball career to Dartmouth

HANOVER — Braeden Estes was first interviewed last summer for the position of director of men’s basketball operations at Dartmouth College. Estes, who graduated from Lebanon in 2015, was back in the Upper Valley after his second season as a graduate assistant at the University of South Florida. He contacted Dartmouth associate head coach Justin […]

Company guard in Redding hits 1,000 points in basketball career

Lewis-Cooper takes a big step against Shasta Senior Demarreya Lewis-Cooper became the sixth Enterprise player to score more than 1,000 career points on Thursday night against Shasta. Redding’s Recording Projector Enterprise senior fullback Demarreya Lewis-Cooper had the ball in his hands as the clock dwindled to less than 10 seconds in the third quarter against […]

Rice recovers from ‘really scary’ blood clot to end prep basketball career at Northwest

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) – Transitioning from transfer schools to her senior year would have been difficult enough on its own, but it was easy compared to the challenges Grand Island Northwest women’s basketball Rylie Rice faced over the last years. month. A multi-sport athlete, Rice played volleyball for the Vikings — after transferring his […]

Portland’s Ashley Bower to continue basketball career at Wayne State University

Portland High School senior Ashley Bower signed this week to continue his basketball career at Wayne State University. Ashley played college basketball at Portland High School for four years. She also played soccer and golf for the Raiders. Portland coach Jason Haid told The Beacon, “We are extremely excited for Ashley for her commitment to […]

Students and staff ponder Rec’s fall intramural basketball league – The Arbiter

The recreation center kicked off a 3-on-3 men’s intramural basketball league on Sunday, October 31. According to the IMLeagues, there are 41 teams participating in this league, which is high attendance for students. Students were allowed to join teams until midnight on November 18. Students were able to create their own teams of 3-6 players […]

New basketball league scores with equal pay

Basketball A new national women’s basketball league – with pay equal to the men’s league – will give a huge boost to the development of home sport and draw the Kiwis home, writes Merryn Anderson. Zoe Richards manages to make a phone call after a full day of working as an early childhood teacher in […]

Local launches women’s basketball league to give former ballerinas a second chance

A former hooper creates a basketball league to give women a second chance. MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Not all talented athletes perform at the highest level, sometimes injuries can be life-threatening. Acknowledging that Celia Newman founded the “She Got Game” women’s basketball league. “I didn’t realize some of them go through so much playing basketball,” Celia […]

Late start to basketball career doesn’t keep Cape Breton Capers ahead of college-level performance

SYDNEY, NS – When it comes to her playing on the court, Kiyara Letlow is considered an average basketball player adapting to Atlantic varsity sport. The Toronto product leads the Capers Capers women’s basketball program with 20.4 points per game. Although his attack was noticed by fans, it would be surprising to learn that basketball […]

Lots of New Faces in YSU Basketball – Business Journal Daily

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A recent trip to a remote camp for two days of basketball, bonfires, camaraderie, and no cell service brought the University’s men’s basketball team together. Youngstown State, which has five transfers and four freshmen. Coach Jerrod Calhoun insists there is no magic formula to involving newcomers and returning players. The Penguins, who […]

Lovelace signs with Milligan University to pursue basketball career | Sports

Nina Lovelace of Morristown West had one goal in mind when she started playing sports at a young age. This goal was to play at the college level. That’s a goal Lovelace reached on Wednesday night by signing with Milligan University to further his college and basketball career. After years of hard work and dedication, […]

Miller will continue his basketball career at Briar Cliff University

Codey Emerson | [email protected] NEW MARKET — Isabelle Miller of Southmont will continue her college and basketball career at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, IA, while majoring in elementary education. Miller made it official on Wednesday afternoon in the presence of many friends, family and coaches. Miller, who is a dual-sport athlete at Southmont […]

Tatum Havens to continue basketball career at East Central | Local sports

Tatum Havens has spent his fair share of time spinning hoops inside the Kerr Activities Center at East Central University. It won’t be long before the former Ada High basketball player trains again on Wayne Cobb Court. Havens, a student at Tahlequah High School, pledged to play college basketball at East Central earlier this month […]

Joe Coleman’s basketball career explained

Breaking down Joe Coleman’s basketball career leading up to season 18 of The Bachelorette. Everything you need to know about Joe from Michelle Young’s season. Michelle Young is an avid basketball player, which means college basketball player Joe Coleman could be in the spotlight on the bachelorette season 18. Overall, there is a long history […]

Athletes Unlimited to launch new professional women’s basketball league in 2022

12 October 2021 Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers WNBA, women’s college basketball and other college sports for espnW. Voepel started covering women’s basketball in 1984 and has been with ESPN since 1996. A new professional women’s basketball league is slated to debut in January 2022 and will be operated by Athletes Unlimited, which previously […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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