Tag Archives: Wake Forest

NHR Top 100: #58 Travis McKie, PF, Wake Forest

10 Oct

PHOTO: Winston-Salem Journal

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 58 – Travis McKie, PF, Soph., Wake Forest

After last year’s disaster season for the Demon Deacons, it may come as a surprise to see anyone or anything from the 8-win year in 2010-2011 is receiving any sort of preseason praise this year.

Not so fast. Continue reading

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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

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

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

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

Can any of the new ACC hires knock off big dogs?

10 May

Can any of the new ACC hires over the last three years build a program to knock off Duke and North Carolina? (Getty Images)

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

ACC schools have gone the non-traditional route for the most part when hiring new coaches over the last three years. Are any of these new hires notable enough for the schools to knock off traditional conference powers like Duke and North Carolina? Continue reading