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Junior Guard
Duke
6-2, 195

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 21.3
RPG: 3.5
APG: 5.3

Selected by:
Chicago Bulls

Jay Williams
Notes: First Team All-American, 2002 College Player of the Year
The Skinny:
Jason/Jay was the no-brainer of the draft. The only wild-card was if Houston didn’t order Chinese take-out (Yao Ming).

Related Hoopville Articles on Jay Williams:
1/7/03 – Michael Protos – ACC Notebook
12/1/02 – Shaan Hassan – Big West Notebook
11/18/02 – Jed Tai – Last Hurrah for Class of 99
11/06/02 – Michael Protos – ACC Conference Preview
11/03/02 – Jed Tai – DFW Prep Stars
11/02/02 – Jason Drucker – Duke: Now What?
10/26/02 – Michael Protos – ACC Recap
10/20/02 – Bill Thayer – The In Fashion Awards
3/22/02 – Midwest Semifinal Preview
3/13/02 – Morning Dish – Play-In
3/13/02 – Brian Strong – All Dressed Up
3/6/02 – ACC Tournament Preview
2/28/02 – C-USA Notebook
2/18/02 – ACC Notebook
2/7/02 – Bill Thayer – Mid-Season Awards
2/3/02 – ACC Notebook
2/1/02 – David Mosse – Unnecessary Greatness
1/25/02 – Our 100th Article!
1/11/02 – ACC Notebook
1/9/02 – Bill Thayer – Ugly Without an Alibi
1/9/02 – Jason Drucker – A More Educated League
12/28/01 – Bill Thayer – How Big Are You?
12/26/01 – Big South Preview
12/24/01 – ACC Notebook
12/21/01 – Dan Hauptman – Deja Vu all Over Again
12/19/01 – The Jimmy V Classic
12/07/01 – Bill Thayer – Best Backcourts in the Country
12/05/01 – Atlantic Coast Preview
11/30/01 – Quotebook – ACC-Big Ten Challenge
11/29/01 – ACC-Big Ten Challenge Preview – Part 3
11/27/01 – ACC-Big Ten Challenge Preview – Part 1


Junior Forward
Duke
6-9, 220

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 17.3
RPG: 7.2
APG: 2.1

Selected by:
Golden State Warriors

Mike Dunleavy, Jr.
Notes: Second-team All-American, First-team All-ACC
The Skinny:
Great bloodlines and instincts. Stock really climbed in the weeks leading up to the draft (his deciscion to go pro fueled that), and some said he’d go ahead of teammate Jay Williams based on need.

Related Hoopville Articles on Mike Dunleavy:
1/21/03 – James Burns – The Big East is King
1/7/03 – Michael Protos – ACC Notebook
12/30/02 – Jed Tai – Les Schwab Invitational
11/18/02 – Jed Tai – Last Hurrah for Class of 99
11/06/02 – Michael Protos – ACC Conference Preview
11/02/02 – Jason Drucker – Duke: Now What?
10/26/02 – Michael Protos – ACC Recap
10/21/02 – James Burns – It’s Chris Duhon’s Turn
10/20/02 – Bill Thayer – The In Fashion Awards
9/26/02 – Adam Reich – College Dream Team
3/13/02 – Morning Dish – Play-In
3/6/02 – ACC Tournament Preview
2/18/02 – ACC Notebook
2/7/02 – Bill Thayer – Mid-Season Awards
2/3/02 – ACC Notebook
2/1/02 – David Mosse – Unnecessary Greatness
1/25/02 – Our 100th Article!
1/11/02 – ACC Notebook
12/24/01 – ACC Notebook
12/21/01 – Dan Hauptman – Deja Vu all Over Again
12/05/01 – Atlantic Coast Preview
11/30/01 – Quotebook – ACC-Big Ten Challenge
11/29/01 – ACC-Big Ten Challenge Preview – Part 3
11/27/01 – ACC-Big Ten Challenge Preview – Part 1


Junior Forward
Kansas
6-10, 230

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 19.8
RPG: 11.1
APG: 2.0

Selected by:
Memphis Grizzlies

Drew Gooden
Notes: First-team All-American
The Skinny:
Consensus Top-6 pick, though it’s interesting that he was selected by the Grizzlies’ Jerry West, as Memphis has plenty of depth at that position.

Related Hoopville Articles on Drew Gooden:
12/19/02 – Mitch Schneider – Big 12 – Big Disappointment
11/20/02 – Mitch Schneider – Pull the Polls
11/18/02 – Jed Tai – Last Hurrah for Class of 99
11/10/02 – Mitch Schneider – Big 12 Preview
10/16/02 – Rick Young – Fantasy Hoops 101
10/8/02 – Jed Tai – Who Were Those Guys?
9/26/02 – Adam Reich – College Dream Team
3/31/02 – Final Four Recap – KU/Maryland
3/29/02 – Staff Round Table – Indiana-Oklahoma
3/28/02 – Kansas-Maryland Round Table
3/23/02 – Morning Dish – The Final Six
3/13/02 – Morning Dish – Play-In
3/12/02 – NCAA Midwest Region 1
3/7/02 – Big 12 Tournament Preview
2/7/02 – Bill Thayer – Mid-Season Awards
12/18/01 – Big 12 Preview


Freshman Guard
Memphis
6-3, 200

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 21.2
RPG: 2.5
APG: 3.6

Selected by:
Cleveland Cavaliers

Dajuan Wagner
Notes: Honorable Mention All-American, C-USA Freshman of the Year
The Skinny:
Well, that lasted a long time. Dajuan may be reconsidering his choice to play a year in college, as he may have been a Top-5 pick last season directly out of high school.

Related Hoopville Articles on Dajuan Wagner:
9/26/02 – Adam Reich – College Dream Team
3/29/02 – NIT Finals Recap
3/27/02 – NIT Finals Preview
3/26/02 – NIT Final Four Preview
3/13/02 – NIT Preview
3/6/02 – C-USA Tournament Preview
2/7/02 – Bill Thayer – Mid-Season Awards
2/1/02 – C-USA Notebook
12/08/01 – Conference USA Notebook
11/25/01 – Conference USA Preview


Sophomore Forward
Maryland
6-10, 220

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 24.1
RPG: 11.9
APG: 1.5

Selected by:
Los Angeles Clippers

Chris Wilcox
Notes: 3rd Team All-ACC
The Skinny:
As Charles Barkley said, LA either made the pick for someone else, or they’re stupid, since they have Elton Brand already. It was a bit of a reach, though the Clips are banking on his potential, based on a half-season for the Terps.

Related Hoopville Articles on Chris Wilcox:
11/06/02 – Michael Protos – ACC Conference Preview
10/26/02 – Michael Protos – ACC Recap
9/26/02 – Adam Reich – College Dream Team
4/1/02 – NCAA Finals Preview
3/31/02 – Final Four Recap – KU/Maryland
3/28/02 – Kansas-Maryland Round Table
3/12/02 – NCAA East Region 1
2/17/02 – Bill Thayer – RPI? R.I.P.
12/05/01 – Atlantic Coast Preview
11/29/01 – ACC-Big Ten Challenge Preview – Part 3


Sophomore Forward
Connecticut
6-7, 235

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 20.3
RPG: 7.5
APG: 3.0

Selected by:
Miami Heat

Caron Butler
Notes: Honorable Mention All-American
The Skinny:
If all of Pat Riley’s lottery picks are this good, he won’t make many, if you know what I mean. Caron slipped a bit with the Denver-New York trade and the rejuvenation in Phoenix – he should have been a Top 7 guy. He’ll probably be Top-3 in terms of rookie season performance, and is a good fit in Miami.

Related Hoopville Articles on Caron Butler:
1/21/03 – James Burns – The Big East is King
1/17/03 – Morning Dish
11/16/02 – Kevin Reilly – Big East Notebook
11/13/02 – Phil Kasiecki – Big East Preview
11/10/02 – Rick Young – Top 25 Fantasy Players by Position
10/8/02 – Jed Tai – Who Were Those Guys?
10/6/02 – Adam Shandler – Post-Graduate Basketball
9/30/02 – Bill Thayer – Welcome Back!
9/26/02 – Adam Reich – College Dream Team
3/24/02 – East Region Finals
3/23/02 – Morning Dish – The Final Six
3/18/02 – Morning Dish – 2nd Round Summary
3/16/02 – East Region Recap
3/12/02 – NCAA East Region 2
1/8/02 – Big East Notebook
11/26/01 – Big East Preview


Sophomore Forward
Indiana
6-10, 215

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 15.0
RPG: 7.6
APG: 2.1

Selected by:
Washington Wizards

Jared Jeffries
Notes: Second-Team All-American, 2002 Big Ten MVP
The Skinny:
Ultimate old-school Indiana-type guy, even if the General is in Texas now, though he might be staying for years three and four if Bobby was in town. As with most Indiana guys in the pros not named Isaiah Thomas, he’ll probably have no impact whatsoever.

Related Hoopville Articles on Jared Jeffries:
12/4/02 – Morning Dish
11/03/02 – Jed Tai – DFW Prep Stars
9/26/02 – Adam Reich – College Dream Team
4/1/02 – NCAA Finals Preview
3/31/02 – Final Four Recap – KU/Maryland
3/31/02 – Final Four Recap – IU/OU
3/29/02 – Staff Round Table – Indiana-Oklahoma
3/22/02 – Morning Dish – Duke Goes Down
3/13/02 – Morning Dish – Play-In
2/7/02 – Bill Thayer – Mid-Season Awards
1/18/02 – Bill Thayer – Carolina Blues
12/21/01 – Big Ten Preview
11/29/01 – ACC-Big Ten Challenge Preview – Part 3
11/28/01 – ACC-Big Ten Challenge Preview – Part 2


Senior Forward
Fresno State
6-10, 256

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 23.3
RPG: 9.1
APG: 1.8

Selected by:
Los Angeles Clippers

Melvin Ely
Notes: Two-time WAC Player of the Year
The Skinny:
The first Senior selected! I really have no idea what’s happening in Clipperland. Didn’t they just draft the same identical guy with the 8-pick, and still have Elton Brand? Ely’s built solidly and should hold up well in the (used to be oxymoronic) physical Western Conference.

Related Hoopville Articles on Melvin Ely:
1/22/03 – Jed Tai – Super Bowl Ballers
10/24/02 – Phil Dailey – WAC Recap
9/26/02 – Adam Reich – College Dream Team
3/5/02 – WAC Notebook
2/13/02 – WAC Notebook
1/12/02 – WAC Notebook
12/22/01 – WAC Preview


Junior Forward
Tennessee
6-10, 230

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 16.7
RPG: 6.7
APG: 1.0

Selected by:
Milwaukee Bucks

Marcus Haislip
Notes: Second-Team All-SEC
The Skinny:
Solid all-around player and shot-blocker. As with most drafts, there’s a run on a certain type of position, and this year it’s the 6-10 underclassman forward. The double-“U” – ubiquitous upside.

Related Hoopville Articles on Marcus Haislip:
11/11/02 – Rainer Sabin – SEC Conference Preview
10/24/02 – Rainer Sabin – SEC Recap
3/16/02 – Morning Dish – Day 2 Recap


Senior Guard
Oregon
6-4, 209

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 18.6
RPG: 5.4
APG: 3.2

Selected by:
Indiana Pacers

Frederick Jones
Notes: Fourth-Team All-American
The Skinny:
No knock against Jones, who’s a solid player and a legit first-rounder but what’s Indiana thinking? Unless Isaiah deemed Jones the second coming of The Captain, he should have been an pick in the 20’s. Jones is very smart and athletic, so the right coach can make him contribute. His impact will probably be diminished because he’ll be referred to as “the Reach”.

Related Hoopville Articles on Frederick Jones:
10/28/02 – Nicholas Lozito – Next Generation Pac-10 Stars
3/18/02 – Midwest Region Recap
3/9/02 – Phil Kasiecki – Pac 10 Tournament


Senior Guard
Maryland
6-3, 164

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 20.4
RPG: 4.6
APG: 2.9

Selected by:
Washington Wizards

Juan Dixon
Notes: First-team All-American, First-Team All-ACC
The Skinny:
There’s some sort of nepotism going on here. First we have Isaiah drafting Jones at No. 14, and now we have Michael drafting Dixon at No. 17? (though he is the hometown boy). Dixon’s a stellar player, but must get bigger and stronger, and develop either his point skills or his outside shooting to even make a dent in the NBA. Another reach, possibly even worse than Jones, given Dixon’s lack of size and polish.

Related Hoopville Articles on Juan Dixon:
1/18/03 – Morning Dish
12/4/02 – Morning Dish
11/06/02 – Michael Protos – ACC Conference Preview
10/26/02 – Michael Protos – ACC Recap
10/20/02 – Bill Thayer – The In Fashion Awards
9/26/02 – Adam Reich – College Dream Team
3/31/02 – Final Four Recap – KU/Maryland
3/28/02 – Kansas-Maryland Round Table
3/24/02 – East Region Finals
3/23/02 – Morning Dish – The Final Six
3/19/02 – East Second Round Recap
3/18/02 – Morning Dish – 2nd Round Summary
3/16/02 – East Region Recap
3/16/02 – Morning Dish – Day 2 Recap
3/13/02 – Morning Dish – Play-In
3/13/02 – East Region Play-In Game
3/12/02 – NCAA East Region 2
3/12/02 – NCAA East Region 1
3/6/02 – ACC Tournament Preview
2/18/02 – ACC Notebook
2/7/02 – Bill Thayer – Mid-Season Awards
12/07/01 – Bill Thayer – Best Backcourts in the Country
12/05/01 – Atlantic Coast Preview
11/29/01 – ACC-Big Ten Challenge Preview – Part 3
11/27/01 – ACC-Big Ten Challenge Preview – Part 1


Junior Center
Stanford
7-0, 230

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 16.9
RPG: 11.4
APG: 2.0

Selected by:
Utah Jazz

Curtis Borchardt
Notes: Honorable Mention All-American, First-Team All-Pac 10
The Skinny:
Solid big guy that took the lack of big men to make his name in the draft. Some projected him to go as a lottery pick, though in this business you take what you can get, especially with the run on the under-20 power forward and reincarnation sets, listed above. Has some health issues (those stress-fractured feet vs. the NBA regular-season schedule), but is a great shot blocker and should improve his grasp of the center position. Word came out of Utah that Greg Ostertag may miss some time due to a kidney donation, so there will be an opportunity for Borchardt to play.

Related Hoopville Articles on Curtis Borchardt:
12/2/02 – Phil Kasiecki – New England State of Mind
10/28/02 – Nicholas Lozito – Next Generation Pac-10 Stars
3/14/02 – Phil Kasiecki – First Round Matchups
3/12/02 – NCAA Midwest Region 1
1/11/02 – Big Ten Notebook
11/30/01 – Pacific 10 Preview


Senior Forward
Notre Dame
6-8, 233

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 18.9
RPG: 10.9
APG: 2.6

Selected by:
Orlando Magic

Ryan Humphrey
Notes: Honorable-Mention All-American, First-Team All-Big East
The Skinny:
Another reach. Humphrey was projected to be a late first or early second rounder, but instead was grabbed in a bait-‘n-switch with Utah and Curtis Borchardt. Seems to have hit his ceiling already, which is never really a good sign.

Related Hoopville Articles on Ryan Humphrey:
12/10/02 – Bill Thayer – NYC Point Guards
11/22/02 – Bill Thayer – TJ Ford for MVP
11/13/02 – Phil Kasiecki – Big East Preview
9/26/02 – Adam Reich – College Dream Team
3/11/02 – NCAA South Region 1
11/26/01 – Big East Preview


Junior Guard
Missouri
6-6, 218

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 19.8
RPG: 5.2
APG: 2.5

Selected by:
Los Angeles Lakers

Kareem Rush
Notes: Honorable Mention All-American
The Skinny:
The original “should I stay or should I go now” guy. After projections showed him going around No. 14, with a chance to slip into the lottery, Kareem decided to forego his senior season. Fortunately, it all worked out with a draft-day trade to the Lakers. So even though the salary for a No. 20 pick is lower than a lottery pick’s wages, those NBA Championship bonuses might make up the difference.

Related Hoopville Articles on Kareem Rush:
12/19/02 – Mitch Schneider – Big 12 – Big Disappointment
11/10/02 – Rick Young – Top 25 Fantasy Players by Position
11/10/02 – Mitch Schneider – Big 12 Preview
9/26/02 – Adam Reich – College Dream Team
3/25/02 – West Region Final
3/22/02 – Morning Dish – Duke Goes Down
3/18/02 – Morning Dish – 2nd Round Summary
3/16/02 – Morning Dish – Day 2 Recap
3/14/02 – Morning Dish – 25 Games Today
3/13/02 – NCAA West Region Preview 1
3/13/02 – Morning Dish – Play-In
1/18/02 – Bill Thayer – Carolina Blues
12/28/01 – Bill Thayer – How Big Are You?
12/18/01 – Big 12 Preview
12/07/01 – Bill Thayer – Best Backcourts in the Country


Junior Guard
Stanford
6-6, 210

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 21.9
RPG: 4.5
APG: 3.5

Selected by:
Phoenix Suns

Casey Jacobsen
Notes: Second-team All-American
The Skinny:
David Stern virtually guaranteed him a first round selection when Casey was wavering on attending the draft in person. Now we know the Colangelistas are in bed with the Commish . . . As with Phoenix’s earlier pick, the Suns look to be rebuilding in the shadow of their former selves, with Casey being the “new” Dan Majerle, with a tremendous shooting touch, though not very quick or defensively strong. To his credit, he’s a great offensive weapon, and should see significant playing time in what is sure to be an interesting Suns backcourt rotation.

Related Hoopville Articles on Casey Jacobsen:
11/18/02 – Jed Tai – Last Hurrah for Class of 99
10/28/02 – Nicholas Lozito – Next Generation Pac-10 Stars
3/28/02 – Kansas-Maryland Round Table
3/13/02 – Morning Dish – Play-In
2/7/02 – Bill Thayer – Mid-Season Awards
12/18/01 – Big 12 Preview
11/30/01 – Pacific 10 Preview


Senior Forward
Kentucky
6-9, 215

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 17.5
RPG: 6.3
APG: 1.6

Selected by:
Detroit Pistons

Tayshaun Prince
Notes: Third-team All-American, First-team All-SEC
The Skinny:
Yes he is. Prince, who has started to add some bulk, will need to continue his Charles Atlas program to make an impression during his rookie campaign. Even though he suffered through what some described as a mediocre senior season, Prince is still coveted for his ability to turn a game around from the perimeter. Should be somewhat effective for Detroit and is a nice addition, and you’ll see many of his shot attempts be swatted into the stands on SportsCenter.

Related Hoopville Articles on Tayshaun Prince:
2/6/03 – Phil Kasiecki – Kentucky is Back
11/18/02 – Jed Tai – Last Hurrah for Class of 99
11/11/02 – Rainer Sabin – SEC Conference Preview
10/24/02 – Rainer Sabin – SEC Recap
3/19/02 – East Second Round Recap
3/17/02 – Morning Dish – 2nd Round, Day 1
3/15/02 – East Region Recap
3/13/02 – Morning Dish – Play-In
1/25/02 – Our 100th Article!
1/22/02 – SEC Notebook
1/14/02 – SEC Notebook
1/2/02 – Southeastern Preview
12/30/01 – Brian Seymour – Battle of the Bluegrass
12/28/01 – Bill Thayer – How Big Are You?
12/12/01 – College Quotebook for December 9th


Junior Guard
Illinois
6-3, 205

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 16.2
RPG: 4.7
APG: 4.4

Selected by:
New York Knicks

Frank Williams
Notes: First-team All-Big Ten
The Skinny:
Part of the Denver-Knicks trade brings Frank to the Big Apple. During the season it seemed the bigger the game, the less enthusiastic he got, which I’m sure bodes well for the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. He should have gone pro last year, as he would have been a lottery pick, coming off Big Ten POTY jag as a sophomore. Some compare him to “The Glove”, but his D may have peaked at the collegiate level.

Related Hoopville Articles on Frank Williams:
11/18/02 – Jed Tai – Last Hurrah for Class of 99
11/12/02 – David Mosse – Big Ten Preview
11/03/02 – Jed Tai – DFW Prep Stars
3/18/02 – Morning Dish – 2nd Round Summary
3/16/02 – Morning Dish – Day 2 Recap
3/14/02 – Phil Kasiecki – First Round Matchups
3/13/02 – Morning Dish – Play-In
1/22/02 – Big Ten Notebook
1/11/02 – Big Ten Notebook
12/28/01 – Bill Thayer – How Big Are You?
12/21/01 – Big Ten Preview
12/12/01 – College Quotebook for December 9th
11/29/01 – ACC-Big Ten Challenge Preview – Part 3
11/27/01 – ACC-Big Ten Challenge Preview – Part 1


Senior Forward
Miami
6-7, 200

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 13.1
RPG: 6.0
APG: 6.1

Selected by:
Philadelphia 76ers

John Salmons
Notes: Second-team All-Big East
The Skinny:
A lot of folks are asking, “Who?”. Salmons has game, including the ability to play the 1 through 4 (in college, anyway). This will be a disadvantage in the NBA, unless Larry Brown can find a role for him to excel in, as he does everything well, though not spectacularly. You never want to use the term “Gritty-Gutty” on your First-Round pick.

Related Hoopville Articles on John Salmons:
11/13/02 – Phil Kasiecki – Big East Preview
1/8/02 – Big East Notebook
11/26/01 – Big East Preview


Junior Forward
Fresno State
6-8, 215

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 17.3
RPG: 6.3
APG: 3.0

Selected by:
Toronto Raptors

Chris Jefferies
Notes: No team awards – Injured for half of last season
The Skinny:
The rags to riches to Canada story. Jeffries, who missed the end of the Bulldogs’ season this year due to a knee injury, thought he had it made, as he was slated to be drafted by the Lakers, but ended up in Canada due to a draft-day deal. A great rebounder and blocker, Jeffries will have to overcome rehab and off-court concerns to shine in the NBA. As Rob Schnieder said in “The Waterboy”, “He Can Do It!”

Related Hoopville Articles on Chris Jefferies:
11/07/02 – Phil Dailey – WAC Preview
10/24/02 – Phil Dailey – WAC Recap
1/12/02 – WAC Notebook
12/22/01 – WAC Preview


Senior Guard
Gonzaga
6-0, 170

2001-02 Stats:
PPG: 21.0
RPG: 3.0
APG: 4.7

Selected by:
Atlanta Hawks

Dan Dickau
Notes: First-team All-American
The Skinny:
Here’s the story. Hoosiers meets Rudy. The Cinderella Story. The Golden Boy. (insert cliché here). Though he slipped a bit by most estimations, Dan Dickau actually was helped by the Draft Day swap with Sacramento, where he now goes into a situation where he may even start, which is something that scouts wouldn’t give odds for, even during the NCAA’s. Here’s your Gritty Gutty man! Dickau combines speed, quickness, and offensive skills (both perimeter and penetration), but needs to learn to defend, especially in the Eastern Conference. Wonderboy made good.

Related Hoopville Articles on Dan Dickau:
1/30/03 – Phil Kasiecki – Bracket Buster Pairings
1/6/03 – Jed Tai – A Gift for Gonzaga
12/19/02 – James Burns – West Coast Notebook
11/09/02 – Jed Tai – Best of the Northwest
11/06/02 – James Burns – West Coast Preview
10/26/02 – James Burns – New West Coast Tourney Format
10/25/02 – James Burns – West Coast Recap
3/16/02 – West Region Recap
3/13/02 – Morning Dish – Play-In
3/12/02 – NCAA West Region 2
3/12/02 – Dan Hauptman – Respect
3/9/02 – West Coast Notebook
3/5/02 – Morning Dish – Four More In
2/15/02 – West Coast Notebook
2/14/02 – Brian Strong – ‘Zags to Riches
2/7/02 – Bill Thayer – Mid-Season Awards
1/22/02 – West Coast Notebook
1/2/02 – West Coast Notebook
12/07/01 – West Coast Preview>

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Notes from a day at the 2017 Boston Shootout

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Some news and notes coming from the second and final day of action at the 2017 Boston Shootout, where the host program provided plenty of talent, but so did a program that produced a team that beat them.

Notes from a day at the 2017 Northeast Hoops Festival

April 11, 2017 by

The Northeast Hoops Festival helped bring in the new spring travel season in New England, and we have notes from some of Saturday’s action.

2016 Boston Back to School Showcase notes

September 12, 2016 by

We look back at the 2016 Boston Back to School Showcase, where a couple of Boston City League teams were among the most impressive on the day.

2016 Hoopville Spring Finale championship recap

June 28, 2016 by

We look back at the championship games of the 2016 Hoopville Spring Finale, which had a big local flavor as one might have expected.