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Wheelchair basketball players get a boost as part of the All Ability Sports project

The Rescue Sports Foundation, in partnership with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), has embarked on the distribution of wheelchairs used to play basketball across Ghana, to help strengthen the sport. The All Ability Sports Project aims to increase sports opportunities for people with disabilities for their positive social engagement. Major interventions target people with […]

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City, Bearson Foundation to create basketball courts

by Dennis Dalman [email protected] The memory of Tom Bearson lives on, with three basketball courts planned in his honor for Pinecone Central Park. Bearson, the son of Greg and Debbie Bearson, was a Sartell High School graduate and basketball star who was found murdered in Moorhead on September 20, 2014. At the time, he was […]

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Six Beaver Valley female basketball players receive all-state honors

After the end of another very eventful high school basketball season, the time has come to announce the 2022 Pennsylvania Sportswriters All-State Girls Basketball Team. Beaver Valley was well represented with six players from four different schools who received the honors. Here’s a look at each of the local hardwood stars who have proven to […]

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Houston-area basketball players selected for HABCA All-Star Game

Eleven boy basketball players from the Northwest Houston area have been selected to compete in the 2022 Houston Area Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game on Wednesday, May 4, at Stafford High School, the association announced April 21. The event consists of two games: Team (David) President vs. Team (Shannon) Heston, scheduled for 6 p.m., and […]

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Evangel University opens three new basketball courts

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Evangel University students now have two new places to get their basketball fix. The school opened three new outdoor basketball courts. Raelin Lakatos, a junior at the university, said it was something the university had needed for some time. “I remember my freshman year coming in and thinking I wish I had […]

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Injury claims for former Seton Hall basketball players dropped

By Mike Curley (April 27, 2022, 1:56 p.m. EDT) — A federal judge in New Jersey has thrown out most of the claims of two former Seton Hall University basketball players in a lawsuit alleging school staff hid the nature of their injuries and allowed them to worsen, leaving only the gross negligence claims of […]

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Slain NDSU student to be memorialized with basketball courts in his Minnesota hometown – InForum

SARTELL, Minn. – A North Dakota State University student whose mysterious 2014 death remains unsolved will be commemorated in a way directly related to his favorite hobby in his central Minnesota hometown. The nonprofit Tom Bearson Foundation and the city of Sartell will build three regulation high school basketball courts there in a city park […]

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Two Dozen Oakland County Female Basketball Players Honored with Top BCAM Designation for 2021-22 Season – The Oakland Press

Each season, the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan releases its “BCAM’s Best” list, honoring female basketball players across the state for their accomplishments on the court that season. Oakland County was well represented in the 2021-22 version of “BCAM’s Best.” West Bloomfield sophomore Indya Davis made the “best of the best” list, the only second […]

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Two dozen Oakland County female basketball players awarded top BCAM designation for 2021-22 season – Daily Tribune

Each season, the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan releases its “BCAM’s Best” list, honoring female basketball players across the state for their accomplishments on the court that season. Oakland County was well represented in the 2021-22 version of “BCAM’s Best.” West Bloomfield sophomore Indya Davis made the “best of the best” list, the only second […]

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Thirty-four Oakland County men’s basketball players honored with BCAM’s Best of the Year designation for 2021-22 season, including three “Best of the BEST” – The Oakland Press

Each season, the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan releases its “BCAM’s Best” list, honoring players statewide for their accomplishments on the court that season. Oakland County was well represented in the 2021-22 version of “BCAM’s Best.” Treyvon Lewis senior of Ferndale, Kareem Rozier senior of Orchard Lake St. Mary and Curtis Williams junior of Birmingham […]

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The Tom Bearson Foundation dedicates funds to new basketball courts

SARTELL – The Tom Bearson Foundation is partnering with the City of Sartell to bring new equipment to Pinecone Central Park. the the organization committed $150,000 to install three full-size basketball sports courts, complete with six basketball hoops, seating and landscaping. Tom’s father Greg Bearson says he hopes the courts will become a welcoming place […]

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University of Lincoln grants JC Parks land for outdoor fitness center and basketball courts

A new outdoor fitness center and basketball courts are in store for The Linc. The University of Lincoln Board of Curators last week approved a proposal for the Jefferson City Department of Parks and Recreation to use land near The Linc to build two new basketball courts and a fitness center . Lincoln retains ownership […]

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Three basketball players selected to All-Region 20 teams – Campus Current

Dan Elson Forward Jamar Young and guard Michael Cantrell made the Region 20 Division III First Team. Guard Brandy Middleton made the All Region Division III Honorable Mention Team. The National Junior College Athletic Association named three Riverhawks basketball players to Region 20 Division III teams in early April. Forward Jamar Young and fullback Michael […]

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Several Downriver-area women’s basketball players have all won All-Huron League honors – The News Herald

The Huron League recently released its all-league roster for the 2021-22 women’s basketball season and several players from the Downriver area were honoured. Riverview repeated as Huron League champions with a perfect 14-0 run in league play. Grosse Île finished second in the league with a 12-2 record while Huron (6-8) was fifth and Flat […]

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Why former UConn women’s basketball players are thriving with the WNBA’s Seattle Storm: ‘It’s a family’

Evina Westbrook became the seventh UConn women’s basketball player in history to be drafted by the Seattle Storm when she was selected in the second round of the WNBA Draft earlier this month. The Storm has long been a West Coast home for Huskies. Not only did the team feature two of the greatest to […]

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Two CC basketball players sign to play in four-year schools

Rashaun Agee (left) and Gus Wright (right) signing letters of intent (Tayler Stephenson, Oil City) CASPER, Wyo.– Casper College “Swede” Erickson Gym was a busy place on Thursday as two of Casper College’s basketball players signed letters of intent to play basketball at four-year colleges l ‘next year. Player Rashaun Agee has signed with Bowling […]

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Basketball or Investing: Why You Shouldn’t Overplay Your Hot Hand

Students were asked whether they felt a player might have a “hot hand” and go on a shooting spree, where he would make consecutive shots? All of the players shook their heads as one. Summers took a breather, savoring the experience. He said, “The answer is no.” Patterns may be found amid a sea of […]

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Stadium basketball courts reopen with redesigned surface | Sports

Sports Minister Olivia ‘babsy’ Grange says the surface of the newly renovated basketball courts at Independence Park, which was officially opened at the National Arena on Tuesday, is specially designed to suit Jamaican culture outdoor basketball. Speaking at the opener, Grange noted that basketball is a sport usually played indoors on wooden surfaces, but in […]

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Young Flint basketball players get free books and sneakers

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Rutgers Basketball’s Cliff Omoruyi launches footwear campaign for Nigerian basketball players – Sporting Life

When Cliff Omoruyi was growing up in Nigeria, he struggled to find shoes that fit him. And the shoes he had on wore out quickly because of the amount of basketball he played on the outdoor courts. It wasn’t an easy situation, and the 6-foot-11 Rutgers center decided he wanted to help others in his […]

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Flushing residents helping aspiring basketball players with Supreme Hoops – QNS.com

Since the foundation supreme hoops Together in 2016, Flushing residents Anthony Scifo and Anthony Rizzo made it their mission to help aspiring basketball players develop and hone their skills. Scifo and Rizzo pass on their love of the game to children as young as kindergarten age all the way up to professional gamers. Scifo and […]

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Former UConn basketball players embrace shared connection on the Storm – Hartford Courant

Sitting alongside fellow former UConn basketball players Sue Bird and Evina Westbrook on Tuesday, Breanna Stewart jokingly referred to the WNBA Storm as the “Seattle Huskies.” The Storm have had several Huskies in the lead for some time now, including three last season with Bird and Stewart alongside Katie Lou Samuelson. That number increases to […]

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Westside Park basketball courts are closed for improvements

Yellow tape and other temporary markings along the perimeter of the basketball courts at Westside Park, 1610 Second St. in Marble Falls. The courts are temporarily closed for renovation. Staff photo by Brigid Cooley The basketball courts at Westside Park, 1610 Second St. in Marble Falls, are closed for renovations, the city’s Parks and Recreation […]

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New London will use federal funds for basketball courts

NEW LONDON, CT – The city has announced that it will use federal funds from the American Recovery Act to replace “the existing dilapidated basketball courts in Fulton and Mercer Parks with brand new state-of-the-art courts.” , according to a press release. These fields will be of the same style as those recently replaced at […]

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Former female basketball athletes surprise their high school coach with a new car in Miami – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

MIAMI (WSVN) — A former high school basketball coach who made a difference in the lives of the players he trained has received a generous gift from his former players. Former Miami Edison Senior High School athletes gathered at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami to surprise and honor their former coach John Burke […]

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Community Profile: No time to take it easy – from basketball courts to Christmas lights and practice, Mike Picore is taking on a multitude of ways to give back to Glenwood Springs

Mike Picore stands on the pavement of the new Sayre Park basketball court.Chelsea Independent/Post Independent Sayre Park is a special place for many in Glenwood Springs, where basketball players young and old come to participate in the great tradition of basketball. And when the weather is warm enough, it’s hard for anyone driving down Grand […]

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Why a social network for basketball players bounced off the court to recruit STEM players, solar

IIn an industry where relationships can mean as much as talent, DeMarcus Weeks imagined a LinkedIn-type network to create exposure for athletes – especially historically black college and university basketball players, as well as other small schools. In his words: giving the little guys a voice by providing them with a network to connect with […]

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the most legendary basketball players in the history of the sport…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the most legendary basketball players in the recorded history of the sport. During his time in the field, he won the MVP award a record six times. He also became a NBA All-Star a record number of nineteen time. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is so accomplished on the pitch, in fact, that […]

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UNC Basketball Players Begin Barnstorming NIL Tour

After an incredible run to the national championship game, North Carolina basketball players will capitalize on that success with the “Iron Five Tour.” The four-stage event begins with a sold-out Wednesday night program at Gastonia (NC) Christian School. RJ Davis, Caleb Love, Leaky Black, Brady Manek, Armando Bacot, Puff Johnson and Dontrez Styles […]

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Zia Cooke named one of the highest paid college basketball players

For the first time in March Madness history, players can sign sponsorship deals that allow them to capitalize on the use of their names, images and popularity. Zia Cooke, aa junior guard and leading scorer for the University of South Carolina women’s basketball team, winning on and off the court. She recently won the tournament […]

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The NC Super Teams: the best boys and girls basketball players in NC

Today we present to you the Super Team, the best boys and girls basketball players in North Carolina. This is the second year the Charlotte Observer and News & Observer of Raleigh have partnered to present these awards, after The Associated Press stopped naming the teams, which it had done since the early 1980s in […]

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Donations Still Accepted for West Branch Campus Outdoor Basketball Courts | News, Sports, Jobs

BELOIT — Construction of an outdoor basketball and volleyball court at West Branch High School will begin this month, thanks to support from local businesses and individuals. Community contributions – including the land donation from TC Energy with the help of Columbiana Gas – made this new court possible. Over the past few […]

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Zia Cooke, one of the highest paid college basketball player, talks about the impact of sponsorship deals

College basketball made headlines last month for a reason other than the NCAA March Madness Tournament when it came out on Opendorse new data showing that female basketball players are the second highest paid college athletes. Zia Cooke — junior guard and leading scorer for the University of South Carolina women’s basketball team, which won […]

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Several Downriver-area male basketball players earn All-State honors – The News Herald

Michigan’s Associated Press recently announced its all-state selections for the 2021-22 men’s basketball season and several Downriver-area players were honored. In Division 3, three players from Ecorse were selected to the all-state team along with two players from Riverview Gabriel Richard. From Ecorse, junior Malik Olafioye earned first-team all-state honors while senior Derrick Kemp was […]

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SDSU basketball players create non-profit organization

BROOKINGS, SD (KELO) — You might recognize them by what they’ve accomplished in the spotlight on the court, but two female basketball players from SDSU have also started a new nonprofit. Non-profit organization of Junior Myah Selland and second Tori Nelson “His turn” is affiliated with the Brookings Foundation. “Her Turn is a scholarship program […]

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‘Her Turn’: SDSU basketball players create nonprofit

BROOKINGS, SD (KELO) — You might recognize them by what they’ve accomplished in the spotlight on the court, but two female basketball players from SDSU have also started a new nonprofit. Non-profit organization of Junior Myah Selland and second Tori Nelson “His turn” is affiliated with the Brookings Foundation. “Her Turn is a scholarship program […]

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Review of the highest rated West Virginia basketball players to sign

WVSports.com looks back at West Virginia’s basketball recruiting classes from 2002-2021 to see how the top-rated players fared during that time. This period is considered the internet era of Rivals.com and we will strictly review high school or prep prospects who signed with Mountaineers during this period. This therefore excludes college or transfer options. Years […]

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Parish Opens Two Basketball Courts – MissionNewswire

Salesian programs around the world focus on socio-sports education INDIA (MissionNewswire) Salesian Christ King Parish, located in Sonapahar, India, inaugurated two basketball courts on the parish grounds with the launch of the 2022 school year. Fr Sebastian Tirkey, Pastor, and Fr Pyndeilang Khongkhlad, Assistant Pastor, joined the Salesian community to celebrate. The event brought together […]

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Two Dearborn-area basketball players win all-state honors – Press & Guide

Michigan’s Associated Press recently released its all-state selections for the 2021-22 women’s basketball season. From the Dearborn area, two players earned all-state honors in Division 1. Alex Muller – For MediaNews Group Fordson senior Batoul Reda drives into a layup during a match with host Divine Child at the Guido Showcase 2021 in December. Reda, […]

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World’s First Smart Basketball Hoop – Young Basketball Players Rate Their Huupe Experience – The UBJ

Technology is developing rapidly in the fitness industry. Different ways we’ve combined technology with exercise can be found in today’s smartwatches or home workout machines that not only offer great exercise hardware, but also the analytics and data to track our performance. Fitness technology has undoubtedly added flexibility and independence to the workout experience. The […]

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Fundraising for Marshall Community Center Youth Programs and Basketball Courts | News

The George Washington Carver Community Center is gearing up for its Spring Fling Food & Flea Market event, scheduled for this Saturday, to raise money for the center’s summer youth program and basketball court repairs. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Community Center, located at 2302 Holland St. […]

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Ohio State basketball players he sent to the NBA Draft

In case you’ve been a bit off the sports news cycle, we’re here to let you know that former Ohio State head coach Thad Matta is back in the game. One of his former schools, and alma mater, Butler, announced the hiring of Matta being the Bulldogs’ new head coach last week. Hopefully, Matta has […]

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Five Maryland female basketball players including All-American Angel Reese enter transfer portal – Baltimore Sun

The Maryland women’s basketball team’s off-season exodus continued on Wednesday, a day after two stars entered the transfer portal. Junior striker Mimi Collins became the fifth Terps player to enter the portal since Tuesday morning, a team spokesperson confirmed. Collins joined sophomore forward Angel Reese, an Associated Press third-team All-American last season, and junior Ashley […]

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Young basketball players launch an attack on a referee

Another brawl broke out in youth sports this week when several teenage basketball players tackled a referee following a game in Georgia. The brawl unfolded on Sunday — at a church, no less — in Lithonia, GA, when following the conclusion of a contest, players from one of the teams began to charge the referee. […]

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Thank you, senior basketball players – The Collegian

Before the WNIT Championship on Saturday, four senior Jackrabbits knew they were playing in their final collegiate game. It was evident in the opening minutes of the match that this would be the memorable send off they all deserved. Supported by 5,263 fans at Frost Arena, South Dakota State University crushed Seton Hall to claim […]

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Ohio State Hoops Related College Basketball Players Transfer Portal

It’s the new norm in college basketball, and it especially seems to be the norm for Ohio State over the past few seasons. The transfer portal – the gift that continues, uh – gives, I guess. It used to be that roster building was all about recruiting guys and then either keeping them for a […]

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Video shows young basketball players attacking referee, investigation underway

Police are investigating an incident at an amateur basketball game in Georgia after video showed several players attacking a referee on the court. As the Telegraph reports, DeKalb County police have opened an investigation into the alleged assault by the youth basketball team and some parents present. The incident happened at Stronghold Christian Church on […]

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Young basketball players violently attack referee after game, cops investigate

Play video content @guttagangstuntman Several young basketball players beat the hell out of a referee following a game in Georgia over the weekend – and the violent punches and kicks were all caught on video. The alarming scene unfolded Sunday at Stronghold Christian Church in Lithonia, GA … when, following a contest on the field, […]

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2 Georgia basketball players would be transferred

ATHENS, GA – MARCH 03: Aaron Harrison #2, Andrew Harrison #5, Willie Cauley-Stein #15, Karl-Anthony Towns #12 and Tyler Ulis #3 of the Kentucky Wildcats rush to the field to get back on defense against the Georgia Bulldogs at Stegeman Coliseum on March 3, 2015 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Roster […]

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Former UNC basketball players tweet how proud they are of this team

In the 2022 National Championship, UNC left it all on the field in a narrow 69-72 loss to the Kansas Jayhawks, and the former Tar Heels couldn’t be prouder. Although UNC lost what could have been its seventh national championship title by a narrow margin, everyone with Chapel Hill ties agrees on this point: the […]

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UNC basketball players return next season

North Carolina’s Armando Bacot (5) and RJ Davis (4) react after a field goal from Brady Manek to give the Tar Heels a 56-38 second-half lead over Baylor on Saturday, March 19, 2022 during the NCAA Tournament at Dickies Arena at Ft. Worth, TX. Robert Willette [email protected] North Carolina’s surprising run through the NCAA Tournament […]

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Three Onekama basketball players earn all-conference honors

ONEKAMA – A 5-14 overall and a sixth-place finish in the tough and rowdy Northwest Conference was the end result for Onekama women’s basketball. The year still ended on a high note for the Portagers. While state semifinalist Maple City Glen Lake and district champion Frankfort earned five of six all-conference first-team selections, the Portagers […]

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Meet the 2022 MLive Men’s Basketball Players of the Year for each region

MLive’s Regional Dream Teams seek to name the best players in each of our coverage areas around Michigan. In order to name the best of the best, our editors have each named an MLive Player of the Year for their region. Find out who won Player of the Year honors for each MLive market below. […]

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Vanderbilt researchers use artificial intelligence to help basketball players improve their shots

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Researchers at Vanderbilt University have developed artificial intelligence technology to potentially help basketball players improve their game on the court. Jules White, Associate Dean for Strategic Learning Programs and Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer Engineering, and Carlos Olea, Ph.D. student in the computer science department, […]

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5 New York Metro Area College Basketball Players To Spot

In NCAA Division I college basketball, there are handfuls of New York kids ready to try their luck in the NBA. New York is always a hotbed for basketball talent, and as the New York Knicks show more grit, adding a local perspective has its benefits. Tom Thibodeau has placed a gritty identity on this […]

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Bill Self, Kansas Basketball Players Embrace UNC Game in National Championship Game

Bill Self’s Kansas Jayhawks defeated the Villanova Wildcats in Saturday’s Final Four and advanced to the national championship game, winning 81-65. Kansas now faces North Carolina in Monday night’s title game after the Tar Heels beat Duke in the other semifinal. “I think it has added value for me and the players […]

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How former IU basketball players are doing in the NBA through March – The Daily Hoosier

Seven former IU basketball players have played or will play at the highest level during the 2021-22 NBA season. We will be monitoring their seasons with monthly updates. Below, we summarize their performance so far with NBA stats and ratings over the six months of the season and provide a brief update on each player. […]

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5 local male basketball athletes named to 2022 OCA All-Star Teams

Beau Bearden/The Ardmoreite With the 2021-2022 high school basketball season on the books, the Oklahoma Coaches Association recently released its All-Star teams and five area athletes were honored. Ardmore led the way as DD Coleman and Dion Brown were named Large West All-Stars in Class 5A. Madill’s Ezekiel Fuentes earned Large East All-Star honors in […]

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County basketball players unite for fun and charity | Sports

JEFFERSON — Ages and abilities varied greatly, but a love of the game and a desire to help high school students was the unifying factor on Friday night during an evening of basketball fun. The Joe “Pigskin” Pete Ashtabula County High School Alumni Basketball Tournament came back strong, filling two gymnasiums with players and fans […]

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Meet the 5 Best Alabama Girls and Boys High School Basketball Players for 2022

Who were the top five high school boys and girls basketball players in 2022? The Alabama Sports Writers Association announced its Super All-State (or Super 5) in each category at the annual Player of the Year banquet Thursday in Montgomery. The headliners for both groups were obviously Miss Basketball Samiya Steele of Hazel Green and […]

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UConn Women Inspiration for Mansfield College Basketball Players – NBC Connecticut

When the UConn women take on Stanford on Friday night in the Final Four, fans across the country will be watching, including a team of college basketball players from back home. The Mansfield Middle School Roadrunners women’s basketball team plays its games two miles from the Gampel Pavilion. UConn is in the college backyard and […]

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Betting company set to renovate five basketball courts in Dar

The renovation of the Leaders Club basketball court was launched this weekend. Speaking during the day, Betway Tanzania Marketing Manager Calvin Mhina said the company, in conjunction with the Tanzania Basketball Federation (TBF), is renovating all public basketball courts into public sports centers aimed at to increase the value of basketball. He said to ensure […]

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Six people charged in fatal shooting near Lancaster basketball courts

LANCASTER, SC (WBTV) — Deputies have charged six people in a November 2021 shooting near a basketball court in Lancaster that left one dead and another injured. On Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at around 3 p.m., deputies said shots broke out from several gunmen on Pardue Circle near Palmetto Place Apartments in the city of […]