Jenkins(Stony Brook), Coffer(Elon), McIvor(Radford), Buckland(UNC) and Drew(Guilford) set the standard

Posted by Press Release on May 23, 2015 at 11:15 am under College | Read the First Comment

Miranda Jenkins(Stoney Brook University), Samantha Coffer(Elon University), Kiera McIvor(Radford University),Megan Buckland(UNC) and Brittany Drew(Guilford College) set the standard The 2011 News and Record All Guilford Girls Basketball teams have set the pace for being a quality student athlete that have stayed the course and graduated. They have displayed the type of character and discipline that …Read the Rest…

Drew Cone(East Forsyth HS) signs to play basketball with Sandhills Community College

Posted by Press Release on May 21, 2015 at 11:20 am under College, High School | Be the First to Comment

More details coming in later on but, Drew Cone(East Forsyth High School) has signed to play college basketball with the Sandhills Community College….

Former North Carolina Tar Heels’ assistant and head men’s basketball coach Bill Guthridge has passed away at age 77(Coach Gut Gone and will be missed)

Posted by Press Release on May 13, 2015 at 6:25 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Release from CHAPEL HILL – Former University of North Carolina men’s basketball coach Bill Guthridge passed away last evening (May 12). He was 77 years old. Guthridge led the Tar Heels to two Final Fours in three years as head coach and was the consensus National Coach of the Year in 1998. He won …Read the Rest…

More college commitments coming with John Puryear(Grimsley HS) headed to Lynchburg College in Virginia

Posted by Press Release on May 1, 2015 at 11:17 am under College, High School | Read the First Comment

Word coming in today from the “Basketball Vine”: John Puryear(Grimsley High School) has committed to play college basketball at Lynchburg College, in Lynchburg, Virginia….

Sam Hildreth(Northern Guilford HS) will play college basketball for the Roanoke College Maroons

Posted by Press Release on April 29, 2015 at 5:21 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Northern Guilford High School Athletics Sam Hildreth, a 6-6 senior wing from Northern Guilford HS, has committed to attend Roanoke College. He received an academic scholarship and will play basketball for the school. Sam is a 3 year-starter for Northern and played an integral part in the Nighthawks’ success. He averaged 9 points, 5 rebounds, …Read the Rest…

Paris Kea to UNC:Page High School grad taking her basketball game to Chapel Hill

Posted by Andy Durham on April 24, 2015 at 4:51 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Word today from the Kea family…. Paris(Page High School) will be enrolling at UNC-Chapel Hill this summer. *****Paris played for the Vanderbilt Commodores in 2014/2015 and after her transfer, she will have to sit out one year per NCAA rules and she will be eligible to play for the North Carolina Tar Heels in 2016/2017…..*****

Looking at the high rate of transfers in Women’s College Basketball

Posted by Press Release on April 16, 2015 at 12:03 pm under College, High School | 2 Comments to Read

from Glenn Nelson with and Recently I said there was nothing politically correct about college recruiting. With the way things are going this spring, I may have to eat my words. The high rate of transfers in women’s collegiate basketball is an alarming trend. (Glenn Nelson/ Today, more than ever, college programs and …Read the Rest…

Headed to the NBA:Are Jones(Duke) and Lacey(State) making the right moves???[“Don’t Be Dumb”, do what Duncan did, go back to college/stay in school”]

Posted by Andy Durham on April 15, 2015 at 8:48 pm under College | 7 Comments to Read

Well, are they??? Are Tyus Jones(Duke) and Trevor Lacey(N.C. State) making the right moves, as they leave college and head to the NBA? Could we see both of them back in school next season, or do you think they are a lock for the NBA and now that they are gone, they are GONE?? They …Read the Rest…

Sort of a “shocker” here:N.C. State’s Trevor Lacey declares for the NBA Draft/Wolfpack’s Kyle Washington transferring

Posted by Andy Durham on at 4:02 pm under College | 2 Comments to Read

Coming in Wednesday night, forward Kyle Washington is leaving N.C. State and transferring to a new school…CLICK HERE to learn more….They sure are keeping those guys at busy today/Wednesday…. That is the news today…. N.C. State’s Trevor Lacey has declared for the NBA Draft….Maybe he will realize the error of his ways and return …Read the Rest…

“One and Done Duke”:Tyus, Justise and Jahlil all to hit the draft(Jones, Winslow and Okafor on their way to the NBA)

Posted by Andy Durham on at 11:05 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Word out today that Tyus Jones of Duke will join his teammates Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow, as they all head to NBA, after just one season with the Blue Devils…They did win the 2015 NCAA Championship and they hope that has them ready for the next level… CLICK HERE to read all on “One …Read the Rest…

A man that had the energy to call the games is GONE:Hot Rod Hundley leaves us after 80 years

Posted by Andy Durham on March 27, 2015 at 11:16 pm under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

He was the voice of the Utah/New Orleans Jazz for 35 years…He averaged 24.5 points a game playing his college basketball at West Virginia…He called basketball games for CBS, he was a man that had pure energy…He had sort of a raspy voice, that he could raise and lower to send the basketball games into …Read the Rest…

James Stepp(Ragsdale HS) takes a step in the right direction:First-year sharp-shooter named to the All-Freshman Team for the Newberry Wolves

Posted by Press Release on March 26, 2015 at 6:06 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

James Stepp(Ragsdale High School) garners All-SAC honors for the Newberry Wolves by Chris Downey, Athletic Communications(Newberry College)…Chris Downey is one of the top basketball writers in the South Atlantic Region… (from the Newberry College athletics web site)… ROCK HILL – The Newberry College Wolves men’s basketball team has earned two members on the All-South Atlantic …Read the Rest…

Looks like WFMY 2 is feeling the curse of the NCAA:Bring back North Carolina and N.C. State!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on at 12:03 pm under College | 3 Comments to Read

Both North Carolina and N.C. State end up over on TBS and that means they don’t get their shot on CBS/WFMY TV 2…. It almost seems like a curse when you get banished to TBS where only a small portion of the nation that has cable can see your games… Sure Duke has been all …Read the Rest…

Who stays the longest, who leaves the quickest???(Duke, North Carolina and N.C. State)

Posted by Andy Durham on March 24, 2015 at 11:50 am under College | 2 Comments to Read

Who do you say/think will last the longest in the NCAA Tournament??? Do you say Duke, North Carolina or N.C. State??? Coming up next we have Duke vs. Utah, North Carolina takes on Wisconsin and N.C. State will battle Louisville…. Who stays around for the longest time and who is done after their next game? …Read the Rest…

Bryson Fonville(Page High School) named DIII All-American from Catholic University

Posted by Press Release on at 11:25 am under College, High School | Read the First Comment

from the Catholic University athletics web site: (Courtesy of Catholic University) BRYSON FONVILLE NAMED ALL-AMERICAN WASHINGTON – The accolades keep rolling in for Catholic University junior playmaker Bryson Fonville(Page High School). Named Landmark Conference Player of the Year earlier this month, he was Thursday named All-American. Fonville, who led the Cardinals (23-6) to the second …Read the Rest…

Paris Kea(Page HS) will not return to Vanderbilt:Looking to get closer to home/family

Posted by Andy Durham on March 23, 2015 at 3:38 pm under College, High School | 6 Comments to Read

“Paris Kea looking at basketball transfer possibilities”….Could be Duke, could be Carolina(North), Could be State, could be Wake, looking to get closer to home and family…….We will work to keep you updated on this move, we have been in contact with the Kea family….. from the Vanderbilt Commodores athletics web site: Kea will not return …Read the Rest…

How close can you get?? N.C. State 66-65/North Carolina 67-65 WINNERS!!

Posted by Andy Durham on March 19, 2015 at 11:42 pm under College | 2 Comments to Read

Talk about some close basketball games and that is what you had on Thursday night with these two: North Carolina 67, Harvard 65 and N.C. State 66, LSU 65…. Boys those were tight ones and North Carolina had to hang on to win and N.C. State battled back from 12 points down late in the …Read the Rest…

North Carolina Tar Heels’ coach Roy Williams relegated to assistant coach status for this year’s NCAA Tournament

Posted by Andy Durham on at 4:59 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

According to the NCAA Tournament Basketball program/media guide, coach Roy Williams, the UNC Tar Heels head coach, has been relegated or demoted to the point where he is now the assistant coach for the Heels in this year’s 2015 NCAA Tournament…. CLICK HERE for this “must see” moment….You don’t see changes like this every day …Read the Rest…

Local Division One Girls in Postseason Tournaments

Posted by Press Release on March 18, 2015 at 1:32 pm under College | 2 Comments to Read

Every year over 300 Division One Girls Basketball Programs practice hard for an opportunity to play in the post season tournaments. There are three Tournaments that accept teams that have earned the right to participate. The NCAA, WNIT and WBI. The selection process is not always an easy one. There are several factors that go …Read the Rest…

Tommy Carpenter(Greensboro, N.C.) leading the Dartmouth Big Green into the postseason for the first time since 1959

Posted by Andy Durham on March 16, 2015 at 6:26 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Wednesday night, Dartmouth(14-14) vs. Canisius(16-14) at Buffalo, New York, in Round One of the Basketball Tournament and it is the first trip to the postseason for Dartmouth since 1959 and they are being led in there by Tommy Carpenter, from Greensboro, NC….High Point also plays the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on Wednesday and …Read the Rest…