Tag Archives: Ohio State

NHR Top 100: #69 Aaron Craft, PG, Ohio State

22 Aug

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 69 – Aaron Craft, PG, Soph., Ohio State

Whatever you do, don’t look at the numbers when talking about Aaron Craft. They will deceive you because they don’t tell the story of the defensive dynamo.

The numbers never really tell the story for guys like Craft. Continue reading

NHR Top 100: #80 Deshaun Thomas, SF, Ohio State

15 Aug

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 80 – Deshaun Thomas, SF, Soph., Ohio State

With David Lighty and Jon Deibler now gone, the need for points on the perimeter is at a premium in Buckeye land. With that, the rise of DeShaun Thomas is finally here. 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

Peach Jam: Tony Parker reveals his top three

14 Jul

Three high-major programs are in the final hunt for Tony Parker.

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

N. AUGUSTA, S.C. – Team Takeover (DC) can still win the 2011 EYBL Finals in North August, South Carolina this week.  They just can’t go undefeated anymore -not after running into a serious roadblock in the form of Tony Parker and the rest of the Georgia Stars.

After defeating the previously 17-0 Team Takeover in their third game of pool play 62-61, Parker admitted that he had never quite experienced anything like it on the AAU stage. 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

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

Remembering Terrelle Pryor, the hooper

8 Jun

Terrelle Pryor was once a top 25 basketball player nationally.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

So there is this guy named Terrelle Pryor. He’s been in the headlines lately. Word is, he was pretty good at football. Some said, at one point, that he was the best football player in the nation. Others say he ruined the storied Ohio State football program.

Whatever the case may be, Pryor is no longer playing college football.

I’m going to bring you into a little secret: he was a pretty darn special basketball player. Continue reading

Inside the #s: Scout.com rankings

26 Apr

Steve Lavin is bringing in the most top 100 players to St. John's.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

With the release of the Scout.com top 100 rankings for the class of 2011, there are always different ways to look at the data. Continue reading