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KHEM BIRCH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Khem Birch leaving UNLV for NBA

UNLV junior big man Khem Birch told ESPN.com he is headed to the NBA draft. The 6-foot-9, 220-pound Canadian big man averaged 11.5 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3.8 blocks last season. Birch began his college career at Pittsburgh and played 10 games before transferring to UNLV.
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wyoming’s Josh Adams posterizes UNLV’s Khem Birch

Wyoming’s Josh threw down this powerful two-handed flush over UNLV’s Khem Birch during Thursday’s Mountain West tournament game. The 6-foot-2 guard finished with 24 points on the night, no two prettier than this dunk in the first half. UNLV got the better of Wyoming in the end, winning 71-67. Video below: The post Wyoming’s Josh Adams posterizes UNLV’s Khem Birch appeared...
Via Diehardsport
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wyoming G Josh Adams with sick dunk on Khem Birch (Video)

Wyoming sophomore guard Josh Adams had himself a game on Thursday against UNLV in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament. Adams scored 18 points in the first 15 minutes of the game, including a spectacular double-clutch dunk around UNLV big man Khem Birch. Birch is one of the best shot-blockers in college basketball, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Khem Birch needs to grow up.

So let me get something straight.  Khem Birch calls his former Pitt teammates "self-absorbed" but is upset that they didn't respect him because he was an "All-American?"  It's all well and good to exceed at the high school level, but once you move up to the college ranks and don a uniform for your new school, none of that matters anymore.Maybe if Birch...
Via The Voice Says...
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Pitt Basketball player blasts School

Pitt freshman Khem Birch was something that not many Pitt fans are use to he was a McDonald’s All-American. Now, the 6-foot-9 Birch is gone as he decided to leave the team. Birch was Jamie Dixon’s highest recruit since taking over the Pitt program in 2003. Birch will transfer to UNLV. As you will read below Birch will not have some kind words for the Pitt program...
Via roundballchat.com
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Talking transfers: Khem Birch to UNLV, Jamal Branch says St. John’s

For whatever reason, the initial college decisions for power forward Khem Birch (Pittsburgh) and point guard Jamal Branch (Texas A&M) did not work out this year. Both former top-100 prospects from the 2011 class made the decision to leave their respective schools less than half of the way through their first year of college, and [...] Related posts: Khem Birch Joins Pitt’s...
Via Hoopniks
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

He Khem and Went

Sorry. I can’t help myself. So many topics. Khem Birch leaving still swirls. The next coach for football. Todd Graham leftovers. Oh, and there happens to be a basketball game tonight. And hey, the Beef O’Brady Bowl is tonight that features an FIU team coached by Mario Cristobal. No winter break around here. There’s nothing about Birch’s departure that makes me feel good....
Via Pitt Blather
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss
CENTER OF ATTENTION

Pitt freshman Birch leaving team

Former high school All-American center Khem Birch is leaving Pitt to return to Canada. The team is 9-1 to start the season.

Via Hoopniks
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh freshman center leaves team

Pittsburgh freshman center Khem Birch has left the program. Coach Jamie Dixon says Birch, who is from Montreal, opted to leave for personal reasons. The highly touted Birch averaged 4.4 points and 5.0 rebounds in 10 games this season for the 15th-ranked Panthers (9-1). He started each of the last six games and shot 57 percent from the field on the season. He had 15 points and 10...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh freshman center Khem Birch leaves team

Pittsburgh freshman center Khem Birch has left the program. Coach Jamie Dixon says Birch, who is from Montreal, opted to leave for personal reasons. The highly touted Birch averaged 4.4 points and 5.0 rebounds in 10 games this season for the 15th-ranked Panthers (9-1). He started each of the last six games and shot 57 percent from the field on the season. He had 15 points and 10...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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