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Antonio Blakeney’s Coach Says The Decommitment Had Nothing To Do With Shoe Companies

Photo: JD Coffey The Louisville fan base received some unfortunate news on Monday evening as five star guard Antonio Blakeney announced that he would be reopening his recruiting. Blakeney was verbally committed to Louisville for just 11 days before deciding to put himself back on the market. A Tweet sent out by national recruiting analyst Jerry Meyer led folks to believe that Blakaney’s...
Via The Cardinal Connect
28 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Mid-range game critical to evolution of Caris LeVert

Dustin Johnston Everybody hates the mid-range jumper. Iowa State has nearly eliminated it from its offense. Daryl Morey has tried to do something similar in the NBA D-League with Rio Grande Valley. John Gasaway recently tweeted that “’developing a mid-range game’ is like hitting well from the rough. Need to do it sometimes, but the best solution is don’t go there.” But...
Via UM Hoops
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

5-star recruit Antonio Blakeney decommits from Louisville

Louisville’s No. 1 ranked recruiting class took a big hit on Monday as five-star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney announced that he was re-opening his recruitment – just 11 days after he originally committed to the Cardinals. I am still really considering louisville heavily I like everything about there program , coaches and fans !! — […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

5-Star SG Antonio Blakeney Decommits from Louisville Cardinals

Louisville’s No. 1 ranked recruiting class took a big hit on Monday as five-star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney announced that he was re-opening his recruitment – just 11 days after he originally committed to the Cardinals. I am still really considering louisville heavily I like everything about there program , coaches and fans !! — First 48 (@blakeney96) September 16, 2014...
Via Kentucky Recruits
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Blakeney Has Decommitted From Louisville

Photo: JD Coffey The Louisville Cardinal fan base hasn’t had much to cheer about within the past 48 hours. Just two days after the first football loss of the season, we’ve learned some unfortunate news regarding the basketball program. ESPN national recruiting analyst Reggie Rankin was the first to report that five star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney has informed the Louisville...
Via The Cardinal Connect
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boise State men's basketball picks up commitment from Century's Harwell

The Boise State men's basketball team has picked up one of the state of Idaho's best recruits in recent years. Malek Harwell, a 6-foot-4, 175-pound senior guard from Century High in Pocatello, verbally committed to the Broncos on Sunday night. Harwell is the first known verbal commitment for the Broncos' 2015 signing class. Last season, he led the Diamondbacks to the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Florida prep standout Justin James commits to Wyoming hoops

Another day, another commitment. Justin James -- a 6-foot-7, 180-pound guard from Oldsmar Christian High School in Port Saint Lucie, Florida -- verbally committed to Wyoming on Sunday night. He became the Cowboys' fifth verbal commitment of the 2015 signing class, and the third from the state of Florida. "Happy to say than I am COMMITTED to the University of Wyoming !...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis named to FIBA World Cup All-Tournament Team

Following Team USA Basketball’s win over Serbia in the FIB World Cup Gold Medal Game on Sunday, SI.com’s FIBA World Cup All-Tournament was released. Making the first team was former KEntucky Wildcats star and current New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis. Anthony Davis, USA (MVP): 12.3 PPG, 6.6 RPG, 2.1 BPG, 54.9 FG% If not […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Basketball Preview: #6 Stanford Cardinal

The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a facelift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference, breaking down each team beginning with the Pac-12. Coming off their Sweet 16 appearance, the Stanford Cardinal return three starters and bring in McDonald’s All-American, Reid Travis. Johnny Dawkins...
Via The Sports Bank
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Crucial Loss: How Illinois Moves On Without Tracy Abrams

The ACL. It’s the anterior cruciate ligament. It makes an “X” with the posterior cruciate ligament in the knee join to “control the back and forth motion of the knee.” Ultimately, it’s a crucial loss for the Fighting Illini in the form of senior point guard Tracy Abrams. What Happened? On Monday, September 8th, Tracy Abrams tore the ACL in his right knee. The injury occurred...
Via Sports Mockery
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Basketball Preview: #7 Washington Huskies

The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a facelift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference, breaking down each team beginning with the Pac-12. Mired in mediocrity the past two seasons, it should be more of the same for the Washington Huskies who will look to replace leading scorer, C.J. Wilcox...
Via The Sports Bank
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Basketball Preview: #8 Oregon Ducks

The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a facelift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference, breaking down each team beginning with the Pac-12. As if losing five key players from last season wasn’t enough, the Oregon Ducks were forced to dismiss three key players stemming from an off-the-court...
Via The Sports Bank
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski argues that USA Basketball is just a showcase for Mike Krzyzewski and Duke

While you were knee deep in NFL football games on Sunday, the US team won the gold in the FIBA World Cup. The players involved celebrated the win, but many of us did not care to watch any of it. So that prompted Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski to ask a very interesting question: who is truly benefiting from NBA players risking injury to play for the US team? In Wojnarowski’s mind...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Morehead State student has incredible dunk fail

This Morhead State dunk fail is a wonderful reminder that basketball season is on its way.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten’s Top 25 Players: 5-1

With the official start of practice three weeks from today, UM Hoops and Inside the Hall have again partnered to bring you a preseason breakdown of the top 25 players in the Big Ten for the 2014-2015 season. Our selection process involved much deliberation to arrive at a list we hope will provide plenty of reaction and debate. The series will be broken into five parts and our final...
Via UM Hoops
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Basketball: Breaking down the newest Hoosier, Juwan Morgan

Tom Crean doesn’t have any scholarships available for 2015. Right now, that doesn’t matter. All that matters is that he got his man. On Wednesday, Juwan Morgan became the Indiana Hoosiers’ first Class of 2015 commit. Ranked No. 2 in Missouri and No. 88 overall according to the 247Sports Composite, Morgan spurned the black and gold of Vanderbilt in favor of crimson and cream...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Caris LeVert Michigan basketball’s next lottery pick?

Caris LeVert Michigan Basketball and the Big 10 have another emerging star, his name is Caris LeVert, and the spotlight is his for the taking. LeVert’s jump from freshman year to sophomore year was extremely significant, after being a bench player during the championship game run to a 34 minute a game starter the following year. In his first year, LeVert averaged two points, one...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paw Prints – The Daily UConn Huskies Roundup – 9/14/14

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a DAILY basis. Thank you for stopping by and making SOX & Dawgs your home for UConn Huskies news...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Devon Collier To Sign With Bnei Herzliya After Declining NBA Camp Deal

Devon Collier, an undrafted forward out of Oregon State, has passed on an invitation to NBA training camp to sign a deal with Bnei Herzliya in Israel, sources told RealGM.Collier had received interest as a draft-and-stash prospect in June’s NBA Draft, and he was in discussions with the Philadelphia 76ers before his agent Charles Briscoe and manager Tzvi Grossman decided upon a...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas' Walker suspended for allegedly punching girlfriend

Texas sophomore guard Martez Walker was suspended indefinitely by the team Friday after allegations emerged this week that he assaulted his girlfriend. According to the Austin American-Statesman, Walker’s girlfriend told campus police that she was punched hard four times by the Longhorns basketball player after he became angry with her for going out to a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Basketball Preview: #9 Arizona State Sun Devils

The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a facelift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference, breaking down each team beginning with the Pac-12. In losing Jahii Carson, Jermaine Marshall, and Jordan Bachynski; the Arizona State Sun Devils have some major holes to fill from last year’s NCAA Tournament...
Via The Sports Bank
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Basketball Player Martez Walker Suspended From Team For Allegedly Punching His Girlfriend 4 Times

Texas basketball player Martez Walker has been suspended from the Longhorns’ team for allegedly beating up his girlfriend.  Walker, a sophomore, averaged 4.7 points and 2.3 rebounds a game during his freshman campaign.  Arrest affidavit states UT’s Martez Walker mad his girlfriend went out with someone else. He punched her 4 times, dragged her out of room. — Brian Davis...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tracy Abrams is gone; how ’14-’15 Illini Basketball will adjust

Since Tuesday you heard the Tracy Abrams rumors. Yesterday afternoon you got the devastating news. No need for The Sports Bank to re-hash the details, the type of people who will click on this post are already up to speed. So where does Illini basketball Coach John Groce go from here? Obviously, Abrams has some limitations on both ends of the floor. He’s okay, but not great defensively...
Via The Sports Bank
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tracy Abrams suffers knee injury; will miss 2014-15 season

Illinois Basketball has received some devastating news. TCR learned late Monday night that senior Tracy Abrams suffered a torn ACL during a workout and is expected to miss the entire upcoming season. The Chicago-Mount Carmel product has been Illinois' starting Point Guard for the past three seasons. Abrams is expected to redshirt--which would grant him an extra year of eligibility...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: 5-Star Recruit Brandon Ingram Posts A Picture With John Calipari After An In-Home Visit

Brandon Ingram is ranked as one of the 20 best players in the 2015 recruiting class. The small forward is from Kinston, North Carolina, and is coveted by in-state powers Duke and UNC. In fact, every crystal ball submission on 247Sports predicts that he will become either a Tar Heel or a Blue Devil. Those two Tobacco Road fanbases can’t be thrilled about this picture, posted to...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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