Tag Archives: Georgetown

The Show Must Go On….To Shanghai

20 Aug

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

Chances are that by now, whether you are a college basketball fan or not, you have seen the footage of Thursday’s exhibition ending brawl between the Georgetown Hoyas and the Bayi Rockets of the Chinese Basketball Association.

With nine minutes remaining in the fourth quarter and the scored tied at 64, a hard foul on Georgetown senior guard Jason Clark by Rockets forward Hu Ke quickly escalated into both benches emptying onto the floor while mayhem ensued for a little over two minutes.  Once order was finally restored, the game was abandoned.

Without an actual game broadcast, how the game got to that point will likely become another one of China’s mysteries, however it’s unlikely to make its way to “great” status. Continue reading

Who’s who of schools are chasing T.J. Warren

4 Aug

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

T.J. Warren is considered one of the premier scorers in the nation and this past week his ability to score the ball was on display throughout the AAU Nationals.

The Brewster Academy bound North Carolina native had a 38-point performance in Orlando. Few players can put up points like Warren can.

Because of that, the elite programs are in tow. Continue reading

The chase keeps on Drummond

3 Aug

Pro or college? That's the question for Andre Drummond.

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

Andre Drummond is one of the top players in the class of 2012, so why aren’t more head coaches recruiting the big man? Continue reading

Inside the SEC: August 2

2 Aug

By Matt Fultz
National Hoops Report

Believe it or not but college basketball is right around the corner. To get you ready for the SEC, we look at the top 10 best non-conference games in the league. Also, news about a huge transfer for the conference and which SEC players are still in the mix for the World University Games.  Continue reading

Early? Yes. But 5-star Troy Williams says two stand out.

31 Jul

Troy Williams says two local schools stand out. (PHOT: Kelly Kline)

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

ORLANDO – One of the top players for the vaunted Boo Williams squad is small forward Troy Williams. He is ranked as the number 6 player overall player in the class of 2013 by ESPN and it’s easy to see why he’s rated that high. Continue reading

Every Rose has its thorn

27 Jul

Photo: Kelly Kline/Nike

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

ORLANDO – When Dominic Artis committed to UCLA, even L.J. Rose knew there was no chance he would end up a Bruin.

Once strongly considering going there, Rose is now considering Texas as his lone favorite, but there have been whispers that the Longhorns have slowed down their recruitment on him a bit. Continue reading

Peach Jam: Myles Davis ready to decide?

15 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

N. AUGUSTA, S.C. – If you have been searching around the internet this afternoon in hopes of finding out some news about 2012 three-star guard Myles Davis, you didn’t miss anything.  The Playaz Basketball Club (NJ) sharp shooter, who originally had planned on making his college announcement on the last day of the Nike Peach Jam Finals, is pushing that date back by a few weeks. Continue reading

Peach Jam: Memphis YOMCA claim 16U title on buzzer beater

15 Jul


By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

It’s not often that you get a second chance at a game-winning basket in a championship game, but that’s exactly the situation that was facing Memphis YOMCA forward Nick King with .5 seconds left in overtime of the Nike Sweet 16 Finals. Continue reading

NY2LA SUMMER JAM: Top guards thinking about futures

14 Jul

Colorado guard Chris Thomas has the big-timers after him. (PHOTO: Denver Post)

By Danny Hazan
National Hoops Report

MILWAUKEE – Class of 2013 standout 6-5 combo guard Chris Thomas and the Colorado Hawks didn’t get off to the start they had hoped at the Summer Jam but started to get back on track Wednesday before tournament play begins Thursday. Continue reading

Peach Jam: Williams more than his name sake

14 Jul

Troy Williams says he is getting annoyed by the national attention he is receiving. (PHOTO: Kelly Kline)

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

N. AUGUSTA, S.C. – Boo Williams picked up their first win of the 2011 EYBL Peach Jam Finals on Wednesday morning.  It was actually quite strange to find the usually successful AAU organization sitting at the bottom of Pool B with a 0-2 record.  If anybody on the current U-17 team knew how important it was to get a win, it’s Boo’s nephew, Troy Williams. Continue reading