Tag Archives: Villanova

NHR Top 100: #34 Maalik Wayns, PG, Villanova

1 Nov

PHOTO: VUHoops.com

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 34 – Maalik Wayns, PG, Jr., Villanova

Is anyone else surprised that Villanova isn’t being talked about as a top 25 team? Yes, they lost Corey Fisher and Corey Stokes – a combined 31 points a game from the backcourt. But remember when Scottie Reynolds, an All-American, graduated? Nova recovered nicely with Fisher. Continue reading

Season highlights: Villanova

22 Oct

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

LJSA: Coach X’s top wings

9 Jul

By Coach X
For the National Hoops Report

Coach X was a camp counselor at the LeBron James Skills Academy from start to finish and spent time with the 80 players at the Nike event more than anyone in the media. He worked with the players in drills, coached in the games and picked their brains when the cameras were gone and the throng of reporters were not in the picture. Here are his thoughts on the wings that stood out to him. 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 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