Tag Archives: Social Media

Needed changes coming to recruiting

22 Oct

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The recruiting model for college basketball needed a change in a bad way. A change could be coming by the end of the month. Continue reading

#Smart move Michigan

20 Oct

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Readers of this blog know of my love, okay obsession, with social media. I love it even more when Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc. meets basketball.

That said, the University of Michigan is my favorite program of the day. 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

Five college basketball names on the Twitter 140

7 Jul

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Jameson Fleming penned the Twitter 140 today on the Eye on Sports blog on CBSSports.com.

There were four college basketball personalities on the top 50 list and five total of the 140. 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

The story of the Pangos battle of the big men

4 Jun

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Andre Drummond and Isaiah Austin, the top two big men in the class of 2012, went head-to-head at the Pangos camp on Friday night. The match-up could decide the number one spot in the class. Here’s how the story played out on Twitter, according to the throng of national writers at the Los Angeles event from start to finish. Continue reading

Is Louisville leading for Staten?

30 May

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Juwan Staten’s father, Bill, broke the news to the National Hoops Report last week that his son would be re-opening his decision to transfer to Penn State from Dayton after Ed DeChillis announced he was taking over the Navy job.

As expected, the floodgates opened for the point guard from Ohio. The jet quick floor general may have been hinting to his next move on Twitter. Continue reading

Travis Leslie says he is better than Tony Allen. Kind of.

19 May

Travis Leslie got into a war of words about his potential vs. Tony Allen. Then retracted his statement with a push of the delete button.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Georgia wing Travis Leslie is in Chicago for the NBA predraft combine and he’s making news away from the vertical jumps and body fat measurements.

Well, kind of. Continue reading

#Extension coming for Tim Miles?

18 May

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

I’ve never met Colorado State head coach Tim Miles but I think he’s great. No, sorry, #great.

He’s one of the best head coaches on Twitter because he understands the vehicle that the social media tool is. He tweets regularly, brings you into the world of Colorado State basketball only in a way that a head coach can. You can follow him at @CoachMiles. Over 3,000 people already have. Continue reading

DO NOT email Lon Kruger

3 May

Whatever you do, do not email new Oklahoma head coach Lon Kruger. The new Sooner coach is asking fans to communicate with him via Twitter. Continue reading