Tag Archives: Xavier

Atlantic 10 – Get to know it a little better

21 Oct

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

We’ve ranked the projected order of finish in the Atlantic 10. We’ve picked the all-conference team. We’ve named the best freshmen and best sleepers. What else can be done? Easy, pick the questions that need answers and dig up answers to trivia questions that can make you sound like the smartest guy or girl at the sports bar. Continue reading

Get to know Travis Taylor

21 Oct

You don't know much about Travis Taylor of Xavier? Join the club. (PHOTO: NY Post)

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

I hate to admit it but Jeff Goodman may be onto something here.

Travis Taylor of Xavier is a real sleeper. Goodman is calling it. I suppose I’m endorsing it. Continue reading

Projecting the Atlantic 10

18 Oct

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

We looked at the top players in the Atlantic 10 already. So what about the 14 teams in the league? We rank ‘em on order of projected finish in the league. Continue reading

Champions crowned at NY2LA Sports Summer Jam

15 Jul

By Danny Hazan
National Hoops Report

The SYF Players avenged a pool play loss to Dream Vision Friday night in the NY2LA Sports Summer Jam 17-and-under Platinum championship with a  72-67 victory behind a balanced attack. Continue reading

Peach Jam: Myles Davis ready to decide?

15 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

N. AUGUSTA, S.C. – If you have been searching around the internet this afternoon in hopes of finding out some news about 2012 three-star guard Myles Davis, you didn’t miss anything.  The Playaz Basketball Club (NJ) sharp shooter, who originally had planned on making his college announcement on the last day of the Nike Peach Jam Finals, is pushing that date back by a few weeks. 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

Bennett keeping CIA bouncing

13 Jul

Could Anthony Bennett make a climb to the top of the rankings after a great July?

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

After losing their opening game on Tuesday, CIA Bounce (Canada) has literally bounced back with two straight wins.  One possible reason for the slow start is the youth and inexperience of the Canadians.

One way to fix that is to have one of the best players in the country lead by example.  That’s exactly what Class of 2012 forward Anthony Bennett is doing right now. Continue reading

Meet The Closer

13 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

Indy Spiece got off to a great start at the EYBL Finals on Tuesday after notching two dramatic, last second victories over Team Texas Titans and Louisiana Select.  Class of 2012 point guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera played a similar role in both games – the Closer. Continue reading

Canty connecting with A-10 school

21 Jun

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

Kareem Canty is the latest talented New York City area point guards, and like the great ones before him, he just wants to win.

Canty can both score and pass at an elite level and his ability to get into the lane is unparalleled. He is also a capable shot maker, especially off the dribble.

One of the knocks on Canty is that his competitive side can mess him up at times, but if that’s one of the things he has to work on, that’s a good problem to have. Continue reading

Ashaolu picks the Ducks

24 May

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Olu Ashaolu has found a place to play next season. The Louisiana Tech transfer is headed to the University of Oregon. The 6-foot-7 forward told National Hoops Report that he is headed to the Pac-12 school. Continue reading