N.C. State has fired men’s basketball coach Mark Gottfried:Gottfried got Fired but will Finish out the season

Posted by Andy Durham on February 16, 2017 at 2:52 pm under College | 6 Comments to Read

Gottfried got fired today….. from FOX 8 NEWS at www.myfox8.com: RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina State University has fired men’s head basketball coach Mark Gottfried, university sources told WNCN. The Wolfpack have suffered six straight losses including a 97-73 loss to the North Carolina Tar Heels on Wednesday. Gottfried will remain the coach for the …Read the Rest…

College Men’s Basketball Final – Guilford 69, Randolph 61;Quakers see their record at (17-3/10-1) as Henderson hits for 20 in victory – photos by Andy Gore

Posted by Press Release on February 1, 2017 at 11:29 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Dominique Henderson (Charlotte, N.C./Mallard Creek (Catawba)) scored 13 of his game-high 20 points in the second half of Guilford College’s 69-61 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men’s basketball victory over visiting Randolph College Wednesday night. The Quakers (17-3, 10-1 ODAC) moved into a share of first place in the ODAC standings as …Read the Rest…


MaKala Rouse(Dudley High School) named Big South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week:Leads Campbell Camels on a five-game winning streak

Posted by Press Release on January 31, 2017 at 11:39 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Campbell junior guard MaKala Rouse(Dudley High School) has been named the Big South Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday. The Camels will close out the first half of their league schedule Tuesday night when they put their five-game winning streak on the line …Read the Rest…

Paris Kea(Page HS) ACC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week(Averaged 23.5 ppg last week)

Posted by Andy Durham on January 30, 2017 at 10:49 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

A Major Kea to the North Carolina Tar Heels’ success, Paris Kea has been named the ACC Player of the Week Paris Kea, from Page High School, has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week…. Paris averaged 23.5 points per game last week and she had 21 points in the …Read the Rest…

Xavier Hill-Mais(Page HS) and Mike Hogewood(Grimsley HS) on TV this past weekend during basketball games on the American Sports Network

Posted by Andy Durham on at 11:34 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Saw Xavier Hill-Mais(Page HS) on Sunday and Mike Hogewood(Grimsley HS) back on Saturday, during college basketball games on the American Sports Network… Hill-Mais plays for the Oakland(Michigan) University Golden Grizzlies and they defeated the University of Milwaukee(Wisconsin) on Sunday afternoon, 79-70…Hill-Mais looks bigger than he did at Page High School and these days, Hill-Mais wears …Read the Rest…


Crawford’s Late Basket Leads Greensboro College Pride Women’s Hoops Over Ferrum(Milestone Win for Coach Randy Tuggle the NWG-grad)

Posted by Press Release on at 11:17 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Crawford’s Late Basket Leads Pride Women Over Ferrum (Courtesy of Wes Gullett, Greensboro College Sports Information Director) GREENSBORO, N.C. – Marla Crawford hit a game-winning layup with 8.6 seconds remaining Sunday as the Pride women knocked the Panthers of Ferrum College from the unbeaten ranks in USA South Athletic Conference play, 48-46. The win was …Read the Rest…

Guilford College lays it on Lynchburg:College Men’s Basketball Final – Guilford 72, Lynchburg 60/Quakers now (15-3) with Picture

Posted by Press Release on January 25, 2017 at 10:51 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Senior Dominique Henderson (Charlotte, N.C./Mallard Creek (Catawba)) scored a game- and career-high 26 points in Guilford College’s 72-60 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men’s basketball win at Lynchburg College Wednesday night. Henderson, a 6-4 senior forward, made nine-of-14 shots from the floor, including four-of-six three-point shots. He had 14 points at halftime, …Read the Rest…

State beats Duke, State beats Duke, N.C. State beats Duke 84-82:A Great Date for State and the PACK!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on January 23, 2017 at 11:25 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Great night for N.C. State fans, with the Pack over Duke, 84-82… I went by a convenience store and was hoping they would have the game on TV, but no such luck, so I went back out to by car and listened to final five minutes of the game on my car radio… Dennis Smith …Read the Rest…

“The Thorpes End the Year with Team Vengeance”

Posted by Press Release on December 31, 2016 at 11:24 am under Amateur, College, High School | Comments are off for this article

“The Thorpes End the Year with Team Vengeance” The Thorpe household loves basketball whether it’s for high school, AAU or college basketball. Their house has 3 basketball players – Todd Thorpe (9th grade Northwest JV), Tiffani Thorpe (11th grade Northwest Varsity) and Tamera Thorpe (2nd year player at The University of South Carolina at Upstate …Read the Rest…

Gatling’s Record Breaking Performance Leads Greensboro College Pride Men To Victory:Eight three-pointers for Joseph Gatling

Posted by Press Release on December 3, 2016 at 12:58 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Gatling’s Record Breaking Performance Leads Pride Men To Victory Courtesy of Wes Gullett, Greensboro College Sports Information Director ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – Joseph Gatling set a Greensboro College single-game record with eight three-pointers as the Greensboro College men’s basketball team opened the 2016 Roger Taylor Memorial Basketball Tournament, hosted by North Carolina Wesleyan College Friday, …Read the Rest…

What’s the Fort Wayne kid doing carrying around a Bottle of Bleach and then drinking the Bleach???(Fort Wayne upsets Indiana)

Posted by Andy Durham on November 23, 2016 at 3:54 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

The kid from Fort Wayne is carrying around a bottle of bleach with him at the Fort Wayne-Indiana Hoosiers game and then when Fort Wayne upsets Indiana, the kid looks to opening the bottle up, as in taking off the cap and turning up the Bottle of Bleach and drinking the bleach… Was there really …Read the Rest…


Greensboro College Men’s Basketball Releases 2016-2017 Schedule

Posted by Press Release on October 15, 2016 at 1:49 am under College | Comments are off for this article

Men’s Basketball Releases 2016-2017 Schedule Courtesy of Wes Gullett, Sports Information Director at Greensboro College and the first person to admit, if you give him one Cheerwine today, he will gladly give you two Cheerwine next Tuesday….. GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bryan Galuski announced the upcoming 2016-2017 men’s basketball schedule …Read the Rest…

Langley Twins(Southwest Guilford HS) have committed to play basketball for the Virginia Tech Hokies

Posted by Andy Durham on September 23, 2016 at 4:10 pm under High School | Read the First Comment

Twitter a buzz today with the commitments of Kobe and Keyshaun Langley, two outstanding young basketball players for the Southwest Guilford Cowboys, as the Langley Twins(SWG Class of 2019) will be attending Virginia Tech University, in Blacksburg, Virginia… The Langley Brothers on Twitter: Kobe Langley… @thekobelangley I am excited to announce that I have decided …Read the Rest…

Colleges really coming after Aaron Wiggins, former Grimsley Whirlie and now with the Wesleyan Christian Academy Trojans

Posted by Andy Durham on June 22, 2016 at 10:51 pm under College, High School | Read the First Comment

The colleges are really reaching out to Forest Valley outdoor basketball product Aaron Wiggins… Here is the current list and there will be more on the way… East Carolina University Florida GulfCoast Clemson University University of Southern California The former standout for the Grimsley Whirlies and now a member of the Class of 2018 at …Read the Rest…

Good to see a former Guilford County basketball talent on Thursday, but this young man lost his hoops and his college academics due to a Concussion

Posted by Andy Durham on May 27, 2016 at 12:17 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Ran into former Northern Guilford Nighthawk men’s basketball player Jonathan Frye today up at the Shane’s Rib Shack on Westover Terrace and it was almost like we had a Basketball in Focus show without the LIVE radio, as we talked for a long while about what happened to Jonathan’s college basketball career and how his …Read the Rest…

The NBA Draft IS Right Around The Corner, See Where Your Favorite Player Will Land, With Bryson Gordon

Posted by Bryson Gordon on May 2, 2016 at 10:12 am under College, Professional, Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

The NFL just wrapped up their three day draft in Chicago, and for us super hoops fans, we cannot wait to see where our favorite players will end up at, what international players are taken early, and who the potential sleepers in the draft are. The Draft is not until June 23rd this year, but …Read the Rest…

Former Page Pirate looks to play college basketball at UNCG

Posted by Andy Durham on April 7, 2016 at 12:40 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Per Rick Lewis, by way of Twitter, at the Phenom Hoop Report: Kylia Sykes has committed to Wes Miller and UNCG…..Sykes is a former Page Pirate boys basketball player and he has been playing high school basketball in Fayetteville for the past couple of seasons….


Howard is our current contest leader as we hit the home stretch:UNC vs. Villanova for the NCAA Title Tonight

Posted by Andy Durham on April 4, 2016 at 1:04 pm under College | 2 Comments to Read

CLICK HERE for the GreensboroSports.com NCAA Basketball Contest standings and you will Howard at the top as we hit the home stretch heading into tonight’s final game with the Tar Heels facing the Wildcats, in Houston… How often do we say Villanova Wildcats??? Had to do a double-clutch and make sure I was thinking right …Read the Rest…

There was never any doubt in my mind about this one:Brandon Ingram leaving Duke early for the NBA

Posted by Andy Durham on at 12:34 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

It was a one-way/one-year ticket to the NBA for Kinston’s Brandon Ingram:Brandon Ingram leaving Duke early for the NBA……. There was never any doubt whatsoever about this move ….CLICK HERE to read more….

Tamera Thorpe(Greensboro Day School) & Brittany Clency(Western Guilford High School) – South Carolina Upstate basketball

Posted by Press Release on March 21, 2016 at 11:27 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

The South Carolina Upstate women’s basketball made it into the final four of the Women’s Basketball Invitation Saturday night. USC Upstate beat North Kentucky 71-69 Thursday on the road with local players Tamera Thorpe(Greensboro Day School) 8 pts and Brittany Clency(Western Guilford HS) 7 pts. helped USC Upstate earn the win… The team returned home …Read the Rest…