Guard dismissed from Marshall basketball team. November 29th, 2008 | No Comments »

Brandon Powell was dismissed from Marshall’s basketball team for an unspecified violation of team policy. Powell, a redshirt sophomore guard, transferred from Florida in 2007. In four games this season, he averaged 5.5 points and 3.3 rebounds in 21 minutes. —- Dick Vitale might start arguments with new book. If you’re a college basketball fan, [...]

Top 25 Capsules for Friday. November 29th, 2008 | No Comments »

(12) TENNESSEE 90, (16) GEORGETOWN 78 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida Cameron Tatum drained four 3-pointers in the closing minutes to lead 12th-ranked Tennessee to an 90-78 victory over No. 16 Georgetown in the semifinals of the Old Spice Classic. Tatum came off the bench and finished with 17 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field. [...]

Zeglinski scores 17 to lead Hartford past NJ Tech. November 29th, 2008 | No Comments »

Joe Zeglinski scored 17 points to lead Hartford to a 50-38 victory over N.J. Tech at the Palestra on Friday. The loss was the 37th straight for N.J. Tech (0-4), which hasn’t won since beating Longwood on Feb. 19, 2007. Jaret von Rosenberg had 12 points for Hartford (2-4), which never trailed in the game. [...]

Trevon Hughes made the transition from role player to starter fairly smoothly. September 20th, 2008 | No Comments »

Trevon Hughes made the transition from role player to starter fairly smoothly. An afterthought as a freshman on a senior-laden team, he started 34 of 36 games last season and delivered for coach Bo Ryan. He was second on the team in scoring (11.2 ppg) and third in assists (2.5). He also led the Badgers [...]

Terrance Shannon wont be playing his senior season at Forsyth (Ga) Mary Persons due to a knee injury. September 20th, 2008 | No Comments »

Terrance Shannon wont be playing his senior season at Forsyth (Ga) Mary Persons due to a knee injury. That just means bad news for the ACC. The Rivals150 forward will rehab this year and prepare himself for a career at Florida State. Shannon officially committed to the ACC school on Friday, according to his high [...]

The perimeter-oriented Bears can trot out four guards as good as any collection in the country. September 20th, 2008 | No Comments »

The perimeter-oriented Bears can trot out four guards as good as any collection in the country. Seniors Curtis Jerrells and Henry Dugat, junior Tweety Carter and sophomore LaceDarius Dunn are each capable of leading the team in scoring in any given game. They took turns doing so last season while powering the Bears to their [...]

Doctors amputated the left leg of Northern State coach Don Meyer below the knee Friday morning. September 20th, 2008 | No Comments »

Doctors amputated the left leg of Northern State coach Don Meyer below the knee Friday morning. And now they will decide on a course to treat his cancer. Meyer and his family were told the surgery went well, and its possible the second-winningest coach in mens college basketball to Bob Knight could be on the [...]

Southern California sophomore guard Marcus Simmons will miss 8-to-12 weeks. September 20th, 2008 | No Comments »

Southern California sophomore guard Marcus Simmons will miss 8-to-12 weeks. After having surgery to remove additional bone growth in his left leg due to complications from an ankle injury last season. Simmons was limited to 15 games last season after sustaining a high ankle sprain on the first day of practice. He averaged 0.5 points [...]

There is a giant brewing in the Colonial Athletic Association. September 20th, 2008 | No Comments »

There is a giant brewing in the Colonial Athletic Association. Georgia State is landing giants at a rapid pace. Rashanti Harris, a 6-foot-8, 238-pound center from Mississippi, committed to Rod Barnes and the Panthers on Friday. According to Paula Wilson, Harriss coach with the Columbus Titans, Barnes has developed a long relationship with the No. [...]

Northern State Don Meyer, tops on the NCAA win list among active men basketball coaches. September 13th, 2008 | No Comments »

Northern State Don Meyer, tops on the NCAA win list among active men basketball coaches. Learned Friday he has cancer following his release from intensive care after a car accident. Meyer hopes to return this season, although athletic director Bob Olson said it’s too early to tell how long recovery will take. He stressed the [...]