Tag Archives: North Carolina

Woodberry to follow AAU teammates?

10 Aug

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

One of the fastest rising players in the class of 2102 is Adam Woodbury. The Iowan native had one of the most impressive spring/summers in recent memory. 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

Julius Randle proving his value as top notch talent regardless of class

22 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

With only one rising senior on their roster, it would have been easy for Team Texas Titans to pack up after losing their first two pool play games at the 2011 EYBL Finals at the Nike Peach Jam last week.

Team Texas Titans would prove that no matter how young your roster is, if it includes Julius Randle, you can compete with anybody. Continue reading

Champions crowned at NY2LA Sports Summer Jam

15 Jul

By Danny Hazan
National Hoops Report

The SYF Players avenged a pool play loss to Dream Vision Friday night in the NY2LA Sports Summer Jam 17-and-under Platinum championship with a  72-67 victory behind a balanced attack. Continue reading

GASO: Get Smart

12 Jul

Marcus Smart was a hot prospect at the Great American Shoot Out last week.

By Sam Duren
National Hoops Report

Marcus Smart is a player who “gets it” on the court.  He plays with an intensity that few players in the nation match and is the type of player who will do whatever it takes for his team to succeed.

Now college coaches are all trying to get Smart’s signature on a letter of intent.  During this past weekend’s Great American Shooutout, the 6-foot-4 guard drew some of the largest crowds of not only spectators but of college coaches as well.   Continue reading

Just a Minute: July 8

8 Jul

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Day two of the July evaluation period is in the books and the under the radar guys are emerging, the head coaches are in Akron, a power broker pulls a bold move and one hard-working assistant coach was given a not-so-nice gift for a July birthday present. Continue reading

And they’re off

7 Jul

Shabazz Muhammad was the top dog on day one of the July evaluation period.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The first day of the evaluation period is in the books and it was a whirlwind day from coast to coast. Who won the day? What are the kids saying? Who watched who? Find out. Continue reading

Options, so many options, for Tarczewski

19 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Kaleb Tarczewski has options. Great options, actually.

Should he go to Arizona, Kansas or North Carolina? Few players in the country have options like that. The 7-footer from St. Mark’s (Mass.) is in the middle of a visit tour and trying to figure out which of the three storied programs will be his college home. Continue reading

Schools starting to line up for Anthony Barber

18 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

When coaches could class of 2013 prospects this week, Boo Williams point guard Anthony Barber knew his phone would be ringing a lot.

“I kept the phone charged up,” Barber said with a laugh.

Smart move, kid. The 6-foot-2 guard from Hampton (Va.) High School is one of the most sought after point guards in the country. Continue reading

Ranking the ACC/Big Ten Challenge games

14 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The ACC-Big Ten Challenge was last month and truth be told, the match-ups are not the most enticing as they have been in year’s past.

The talent in the middle isn’t as a strong as it has been for both conferences. Because of that, the overall challenge doesn’t jump out as a must-see series.

Everyone loves rankings. So why not rank the games from worst to first in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge? Continue reading