Tag Archives: Virginia

Hi, my name is…ACC edition

3 Nov

Virginia's K.T. Harrell could be an emerging star in the ACC this season. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The ACC has stars at the top of the league and two of the best programs in the nation in Duke and Carolina. We knew that. What about the guys we don’t know much about? Here are five players in the conference that you should keep your eyes on. Continue reading

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NHR Top 100: #42 Mike Scott, PF, Virginia

28 Oct

PHOTO: Getty Images

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 42 – Mike Scott, PF, Sr., Virginia

When you get outside of North Carolina and Duke, the rest of the ACC seems to be a roll of the dice on how the league will finish out. Some are picking Virginia as high as number three and one of the reasons why is the return of forward Mike Scott. Continue reading

Early? Yes. But 5-star Troy Williams says two stand out.

31 Jul

Troy Williams says two local schools stand out. (PHOT: Kelly Kline)

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

ORLANDO – One of the top players for the vaunted Boo Williams squad is small forward Troy Williams. He is ranked as the number 6 player overall player in the class of 2013 by ESPN and it’s easy to see why he’s rated that high. Continue reading

Every Rose has its thorn

27 Jul

Photo: Kelly Kline/Nike

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

ORLANDO – When Dominic Artis committed to UCLA, even L.J. Rose knew there was no chance he would end up a Bruin.

Once strongly considering going there, Rose is now considering Texas as his lone favorite, but there have been whispers that the Longhorns have slowed down their recruitment on him a bit. Continue reading

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

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

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

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

The future: ACC

10 May

Austin Rivers was once a Florida commit. Now he's a potential one-and-done player for Duke.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The ACC is no stranger to landing big-time talent. This year is no different. Some of the nation’s top players are headed to the usual places in the ACC. Who are the top players? Who are the biggest sleepers? Who is most likely to be a bust? The National Hoops Report tackles those questions. Continue reading