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How college basketball’s first graduate transfer touched off an unforeseen revolution

How college basketball’s first graduate transfer touched off an unforeseen revolution

WISCONSIN BADGERS COACH Bo Ryan walked into the news conference looking unhappy. His team had just been knocked out of the second round of the 2007 NCAA tournament by UNLV, which was led by Kevin Kruger’s 16 points, six rebounds, seven assists and four 3-pointers. Less than a year earlier, Kruger had become the first …

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Former Maryland men’s basketball guard Darryl Morsell agrees to deal with Utah Jazz

Former Maryland men’s basketball guard Darryl Morsell agrees to deal with Utah Jazz

Former Maryland men’s basketball standout Darryl Morsell has agreed to a deal with the Utah Jazz after going undrafted in the 2022 NBA Draft, first reported by Jon Chepkevich of Rookie Scale Friday. He worked out for the Jazz on June 15. Morsell played four years at Maryland before transferring to Marquette to finish his …

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Phillips returning to New Bloomfield as girls basketball coach

Phillips returning to New Bloomfield as girls basketball coach

After coaching high school sports for more than 19 years and winning three basketball district titles, Tony Phillips is coming home and taking the helm of the New Bloomfield girls basketball program. Joining Phillips’ staff as an assistant is Shawn Martin, the two were childhood friends and teammates on the New Bloomfield boys basketball team …

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Stars come out for Section 7 basketball tourney |  Sports

Stars come out for Section 7 basketball tourney | Sports

Hundreds of college coaches attended the recent Section 7 tournament and doled out college scholarship offers to deserving players who shined on the biggest stage of June high school basketball. The event drew over 500 college coaches, including Arizona’s Tommy Lloyd, Arizona State’s Bobby Hurley, Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing, Memphis’ Penny Hardaway and many more, who …

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Analyzing the Impact of Jules Bernard’s Departure on UCLA Men’s Basketball

Analyzing the Impact of Jules Bernard’s Departure on UCLA Men’s Basketball

When the Bruins got knocked out in the Sweet 16 by eventual national champion runner-up North Carolina, it was widely expected to be the end of an era of sorts. Not a total program reset, but there were serious questions about the statuses of Jaime Jaquez Jr., Johnny Juzang, Jules Bernard, Cody Riley, Myles Johnson, …

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What can Syracuse men’s basketball take from this year’s NBA Finalists to apply to next season?

What can Syracuse men’s basketball take from this year’s NBA Finalists to apply to next season?

We know that college basketball coaches like to pull from what works in the NBA. We’ve seen more of the Syracuse Orange opponents adopt a five-out strategy to launch 3 after 3 against the zone. So if you’re a member of the Syracuse coaching staff, what can you pull for next year’s team from these …

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Pitt Duo to Play with USA East Coast Basketball on Foreign Tour

Pitt Duo to Play with USA East Coast Basketball on Foreign Tour

Story Links PITTSBURGH – University of Pittsburgh rising junior William Jeffress and rising sophomore Nate Santos have been selected to play with USA East Coast Basketball during an upcoming foreign tour this summer. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Darrell Walker will lead a group of collegiate all-stars from all three NCAA levels to …

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Canisius men’s basketball recruit Sarion McGee facing gun charges granted bail

Canisius men’s basketball recruit Sarion McGee facing gun charges granted bail

BUFFALO, NY — A New York state supreme court judge on Thursday set bail at $100,000 for a Canisius College basketball recruit arrested for having two handguns, a shotgun and numerous high-capacity magazines outside the school’s indoor athletic complex. Judge Debra Givens questioned why 23-year-old Sarion McGee, who majored in criminal justice, either ignored or …

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Three local community colleges turn to new coaches in men’s basketball

Three local community colleges turn to new coaches in men’s basketball

Three of San Diego County’s eight community college men’s basketball programs will have new coaches for the 2022-23 season. And one name will be familiar to local fans. Southwestern College has tabbed former Crawford High star Tyrone Shelley to replace Kyle Wallace. Palomar College has named Ivan Patterson to replace John O’Neill, who retired after …

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Michigan State basketball’s Max Christie goes to LA Lakers in Round 2

Michigan State basketball’s Max Christie goes to LA Lakers in Round 2

Max Christie’s one-and-done gamble on his talent paid off — from Michigan State to the NBA. The former five-star prospect went to the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round with the 35th overall pick in Thursday night’s 2022 NBA draft. “One thing that, for me, is going to be beneficial is going to be …

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