Those South Carolina Gamecocks are doing fine today, but thinking back to South Carolina basketball in a different era(Roche and Owens two of the best-ever)

Posted by Andy Durham on March 30, 2017 at 11:24 am under College | Be the First to Comment

The South Carolina Gamecocks are experiencing basketball success on the collegiate level that has never before been entertained by the boys from Columbia, South Carolina, but there was a time back in the 1970’s when they had teams with players just as good, if not better than the ones you are seeing today, as Carolina(South) …Read the Rest…

ACC Basketball Freshman of the Year, Dennis Smith(N.C. State), has declared he will enter the 2017 NBA Draft

Posted by Andy Durham on March 28, 2017 at 1:24 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

He was the ACC Freshman of the Year, he scored 18.1 points per game and averaged 6.2 assists per contest for the N.C. State Wolfpack, and he torched Duke for 30-plus points, in a win by the Pack in Cameron, but if you enjoyed all of the above from Dennis Smith, you better save your …Read the Rest…


Kevin Keatts(UNC-Wilmington) new head men’s basketball coach at N.C. State University

Posted by Andy Durham on March 17, 2017 at 10:13 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

from Twitter: Pleased to announce Kevin Keatts is the new head coach of NC State men’s basketball! http://gopack.com/news/2017/3/17/kevin-keatts-selected-to-lead-nc-state-mens- $$$$$ Reports show Keatts will be making 2.2 million annually and that will be for a six-year contract with again, 2.2 million dollars per year….$$$$$

UNCG-Syracuse Tonight a “No Go” due to Snow

Posted by Andy Durham on March 14, 2017 at 2:50 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

from Jeff Mills at the News and Record: UNCG’s first-round NIT basketball game at Syracuse postponed….. *****Too much snow and the game is a “NO GO” for tonight and they will try to do it again, on Wednesday(7pm)….***** Go to www.greensboro.com for more details, from Jeff Mills…

Paris Kea(Page HS) with 21 points as UNC Tar Heel women get Round One victory in ACC Tournament(Conway, S.C.)

Posted by Andy Durham on March 2, 2017 at 12:21 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

CONWAY, S.C. – Jamie Cherry scored a career-high 32 points to lead 14-seed North Carolina to a 72-60 victory over 11-seed Pitt on Wednesday evening at the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament from HTC Center. Paris Kea(Greensboro, N.C./Page HS) contributed 21 points, while freshman Taylor Koenen scored nine of her 11 points after halftime …Read the Rest…


1974 NC State National Championship Basketball Team Reunion Featured in 2017 Fred Barakat Sports Dinner

Posted by Press Release on March 1, 2017 at 10:34 am under College | Comments are off for this article

1974 NC STATE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP BASKETBALL TEAM REUNION FEATURED IN 2017 FRED BARAKAT SPORTS DINNER GREENSBORO, N.C. – Anyone living in North Carolina in 1974 probably remembers the weekend, and it’s one longtime NC State University fans will never forget – the Wolfpack played the mighty UCLA Bruins in the NCAA Final Four at the …Read the Rest…

Locals getting it done for Local College Basketball Teams:Guilford’s Gore(NWG), Curry(NG), Abraham(Dudley) and Baldwin(HPCA/UNCG) good to go

Posted by Andy Durham on February 28, 2017 at 11:28 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

The local high school players are really stepping it up for their local college basketball teams with Jaylen Gore, from Northwest Guilford coming up with 13 points to help lead the Guilford College Quakers to the ODAC Conference Title on Sunday and now on to the NCAA’s for the Quakers and Coach Tom Palumbo….Gore got …Read the Rest…

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)

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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…