Tag Archives: Notre Dame

Mike Brey, the crowd surfer

24 Oct

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

I have yet to meet someone that didn’t rave about what a cool guy Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey is. He’s a beyond likable guy.

Then there is this.

I’ll be darned if he isn’t the coolest basketball coach in America this week because of that. You can paint your chest all you’d like Bruce Pearl, but he ain’t jumping off a stage at full speed (for a 50-something) and plunge into a sea of undergrads.

Brey did. And we all win.

(H/T Searching for Billy Edelin)

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NHR Top 100: #93 Tim Abromaitis

4 Aug

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 93 – Tim Abromaitis, PF, Sr., Notre Dame

In baseball, you have five-tool guys. They seem to do just a little bit of everything. Every team wants them. Their efficiency outweighs their star power. That’s the case with Abromaitis. Continue reading

When opportunity arose, Cavanaugh took advantage

3 Aug

Tyler Cavanaugh took advantage of his opportunity in Orlando at the end of the evaluation period. (PHOTO: AP)

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

Not many people have heard about 6-foot-7 Albany City Rocks forward Tyler Cavanaugh, but that’s all about to change. Continue reading

Wisconsin: Sleeper state for HS talent

18 Jul

By Danny Hazan
National Hoops Report

When running through a list of high school hoops hotbeds, one may rattle off 10 different states before considering Wisconsin.

But these days that would be a gross oversight, and if the classes of 2013 and 2014 are any indication, the state formerly known nationally for it’s cheese and Brett Favre will have a new reputation among basketball fans. Continue reading

Robinson helping Team Takeover remain on top

13 Jul

DeMatha guard James Robinson taking his recruitment slowly. (Photo: Washington Post)

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

Team Takeover (DC) arrived at the EYBL Finals as the only undefeated team at 15-0 and a great deal of their success has to do with the steady play of their point guard James Robinson. 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

The good news and bad news of the Big East schedule

2 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

While we are just heading into July, the first big event on the 2011-2012 Big East men’s basketball calendar has already come and gone with the official announcement of the conference opponents.

With most conferences playing an unbalanced league schedule these days, the conference schedule can go a long way to determining which schools qualify for the NCAA Tournament.  In no other conference is this a bigger deal than in the Big East with its 16 teams. Continue reading