NBA Draft ’07: Badgers Tucker Selected 29th by Phoenix

by - Published June 29, 2007 in Newswire



NBA Draft ’07 – Suns Select Badger’s Tucker at No. 29: Wisconsin senior forward Alando Tucker was selected by the Phoenix Suns with the 29th selection of the NBA Draft. Tucker, the Big Ten Player of the Year this past season, averaged 20 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: Pistons Grab UCLA’s Afflalo at No. 27

by - Published June 29, 2007 in Newswire



NBA Draft ’07 – Pistons Grab UCLA’s Afflalo: UCLA junior guard Arron Afflalo was selected 27th overall by the Detroit Pistons in the NBA Draft. Afflalo, a first-team All-American and the 2007 Pac-10 Player of the Year, averaged 16.9 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2 assists per contest last season. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: Oregon’s Brooks Selected by Houston at No. 26

by - Published June 29, 2007 in Newswire



NBA Draft ’07 – Ducks’ Brooks Selected by Rockets: Oregon senior guard Aaron Brooks was selected 26th overall by the Houston Rockets in the NBA Draft. Brooks, only 5-11, was a third-team All-American selection last season, averaging 17.7 points (best in the Pac-10) and 4.3 assists per contest. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: Rice’s Almond Nabbed by Utah at No. 25

by - Published June 29, 2007 in Newswire



NBA Draft ’07 – Utah Nabs Rice’s Almond: Rice senior guard Morris Almond was selected 25th overall by the Utah Jazz in the NBA Draft. Almond, the 2007 Conference USA Player of the Year, finished 3rd in the NCAA with 26.4 points per game (a CUSA record), averaged 6.6 rebounds per game and shot 85 percent from the free-throw line. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: DePaul’s Chandler Chosen for Knicks at No. 23

by - Published June 29, 2007 in Newswire


NBA Draft ’07 – Knicks Go With DePaul’s Chandler: DePaul sophomore forward Wilson Chandler was selected 23rd overall by the New York Knicks in the NBA Draft. Chandler, a second-team All-Big East selection, averaged 14.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per contest last season. Chandler was a member of the Big East’s All-Freshman team in 2005-06. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: BC’s Dudley Selected 22nd by Charlotte

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NBA Draft ’07 – Bobcats Take BC’s Dudley: Boston College senior forward Jared Dudley was selected 22nd overall in the NBA Draft by the Charlotte Bobcats. Dudley, the 2007 ACC Player of the Year, averaged 19 points and 8.3 rebounds per contest last season, and he led the nation in minutes played. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: Daequan Cook Goes to Philadelphia

by - Published June 29, 2007 in Newswire



NBA Draft ’07 – Sixers Select Buckeyes’ Cook at No. 21: Ohio State freshman guard Daequan Cook was selected with the 21st overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA Draft. Cook, the Big Ten’s Sixth Man of the Year, averaged 10 points and 4.3 rebounds per contest. Update: In a Draft-day move, Cook was traded in a swap of picks to Miami, for their 20th overall selection Jason Smith. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: Colorado State’s Smith Selected by Heat

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NBA Draft ’07 – CSU’s Smith Goes to Miami at No. 20: Colorado State junor forward Jason Smith was selected 20th overall by the Miami Heat in the NBA Draft. Smith, a two-time All-Mountain West selection, averaged 16.8 points and 10 rebounds per contest. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: Tech’s Crittenton Selected 19th By Lakers

by - Published June 29, 2007 in Newswire



NBA Draft ’07 – Crittenton Selected by Lakers: Georgia Tech freshman guard Javaris Crittenton was selected with the 19th overall pick by the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Draft. Crittenton averaged 14.4 points per game last season, and he led the Yellow Jackets with 5.8 assists per game, along with 3.7 boards and two steals per contest. [6/28/07]

NBA Draft ’07: BC’s Williams Goes 17th to New Jersey

by - Published June 29, 2007 in Newswire


NBA Draft ’07 – Eagles’ Williams Goes To Nets at 17: Boston College junior forward Sean Williams was selected 17th overall by the New Jersey Nets in the NBA Draft. Williams, who only played in 15 games last season after being dismissed from the team in January, averaged 12 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. He had a triple-double against Duquesne and, most notably, averaged six blocks per contest. [6/28/07]

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Saturday Notes – January 31, 2015

February 1, 2015 by

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We look back at quite a day of action, featuring a number of great matchups that mostly led to great games. Unfortunately, there was some terrible news that came later in the day.

Saturday Notes – January 24, 2015

January 25, 2015 by

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This Saturday didn’t have quite the marquee matchups as a week earlier, but there were some important ones, especially with teams in the middle of a few conferences trying to separate themselves from the pack.

Saturday notes – January 17, 2015

January 18, 2015 by

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High school games may have grabbed a lot of attention, but there were plenty of college games as well. Most results weren’t surprising, but were well worth looking at some notes on, and we do that here.

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2015 Boston Winter Invitational: What to expect

January 23, 2015 by

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The Boston Winter Invitational is coming up on Sunday at UMass-Boston. Here is a look at some of what to expect in the four prep school games that are on the schedule.

2015 Spalding Hoophall Classic – Monday notes

January 21, 2015 by

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Monday was the big day despite having just five games, as all were big matchups and most were nationally televised. There was plenty of talent in these games, and some big names played well.

2015 Spalding Hoophall Classic – Sunday notes

January 19, 2015 by

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It was a bad weather day outside, but fortunately we play the games indoors. Prep schools took center stage on a busy Sunday with some good talent and good games all the way to the end.

2015 Spalding Hoophall Classic – Saturday notes

January 18, 2015 by

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The Spalding Hoophall Classic picked up on Saturday, with a few good games, a couple of blowouts, then the best game of the day at the end. There was also plenty of good talent in each game.

2015 Hoop Dreams Mag Prep Classic – Sunday notes

January 14, 2015 by

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Sunday was the day for a trip a little down the road from Saturday’s destination to check out some prep school action. We take a look at some notes from the day’s games in the Hoop Dreams Mag Prep Classic.

2014 Prep School Tour

Missed a recap of an open gym workout? We have them all right here for you.

Sept. 9: Putnam Science Academy
Sept 10: Commonwealth Academy
Sept. 11: St. Andrew's
Sept. 12: Northfield Mount Hermon
Sept. 16: Brewster Academy and Phillips Exeter
Sept. 17: Brooks School
Sept. 21: Holderness School
Sept. 23: St. Thomas More and Marianapolis Prep
Sept. 24: South Kent School and Kent School
Sept. 25: Williston Northampton
Sept. 28: Wilbraham and Monson Academy and Suffield Academy
Sept. 30: New Hampton
Oct. 5: Worcester Academy
Oct. 7: Brimmer and May
Oct. 8: Cushing Academy
Oct. 9: Tilton
Oct. 12: Tabor Academy and Rivers School
Oct. 14: The Master's School
Oct. 16: Vermont Academy

You can also find them all right here.