Lee Forward Comes off the Board

Rudolfs Stradnieks 2015

Posted Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Lee Academy senior forward Rudolfs Stradnieks made a verbal commitment to Southern Illinois last week. The six-foot-nine power forward became a priority mid-major recruit during the course of the season scoring offers from Drexel, Miami (OH), Evansville, Wright State and Niagara among others. Stradniaks is a true senior who arrived from Latvia just prior to the school year and made a relatively quick adjustment to the speed and physicality of the American game, averaging 11 points and 6 rebounds on… READ MORE >

Trigger Burke Tip-Off - Event Recap

Posted Monday, March 30th, 2015

This past weekend, the BABC held the annual George “Trigger” Burke Tipoff tournament in Boston. The BABC FR. Gold team finished the weekend 3-0 with victories over the Boston Warriors (67-33), GT Elite (54-42), and a pesky Maine MAC team (66-58). Playing well for the freshmen was Shandon Brown and Cole Swider, among others. The BABC Sophomores also went 3-0 on the weekend with victories over the South Shore Wolfpack (61-51), Middlesex Magic Sophomores (57-35), and the Middlesex Magic Juniors… READ MORE >

Fairfield Scores with Cobb

Curtis Cobb 2015

Posted Monday, March 30th, 2015

Fairfield scored just the 11th hour recruiting victory they were looking for on Sunday when Wilbraham & Monson Academy guard Curtis Cobb committed to the Stags. Cobb, who ran with the Mass Rivals on the grassroots level, had been heavily recruited throughout the last two years. It was just two summers ago that he landed offers from Providence and Connecticut while it was programs like Butler and Wake Forest that were on him this fall. Fairfield wouldn’t be deterred though… READ MORE >

Should he stay or should he go?

Kris Dunn 2012

Posted Sunday, March 29th, 2015

We’re still in the full swing of the NCAA tournament and yet former New England products are already making NBA Draft news including Providence guard and former New London High School and CBC star Kris Dunn. Dunn was named Co-Big East Player of the Year this season after missing virtually all of his first two seasons at Providence with a pair of shoulder injuries. With many people projecting him as a first round draft choice, NERR examined whether Dunn should… READ MORE >

VPA Season Wrap-Up

Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015

Rice Memorial High School won their third straight Vermont state championship this season, setting a new record for a program that was already among the state’s most prestigious. The junior tandem of Ben Shungu and Kendrick Gray, arguably the top two players in the state overall, led Rice from start to finish. The final game, played out in front of a sold out Patrick Gymnasium on the University of Vermont campus, was a battle between them and longtime rival, Burlington,… READ MORE >

RIIL Season Wrap-Up

RIIL Season Wrap-Up

Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015

The only of New England’s six states to crown one undisputed basketball champion, Rhode Island first crowns champions in all three of their divisions, but then hands out one cumulative prize as the top 16 teams regardless of class battle it out in the state championship. When it was all said and done, LaSalle Academy left absolutely no doubt as to who the best team in the RIIL was, winning both the state open as well as the division I… READ MORE >

NHIAA Season Wrap-Up

NHIAA Season Wrap-Up

Posted Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

NHIAA Division 1 – Londonderry 47  Pinkerton 46 A thrilling title game between arch-rival schools. Londonderry wins their first boys basketball championship in school history and completes a perfect 22-0 season. They were led all season long by their ‘Big 3’ of Cody Ball, Marc Corey and Jacob Coleman. All three of them can move the ball well, can shoot it from anywhere and defend. The final was a low-scoring game, as both teams had stretches where they went cold… READ MORE >

BABC Select Tour Recap

BABC Select Tour Recap

Posted Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

For the second consecutive year, BABC spent the first weekend of the club season traveling the state of Massachusetts for the 2nd Annual BABC Select Tour. By Sunday night, the BABC Sophomores had posted a 4-0 record, while the BABC Juniors posted a 5-0 record; playing a total of five forty minute games in the span of 44 hours, over five cities, and traveling over 350 miles with a roster of seven players, missing point guard Ikenna Ndugba and forwards… READ MORE >

CIAC Season Wrap-Up

CIAC Season Wrap-Up

Posted Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

The CIAC crowned four state champions this past weekend at Mohegan Sun. Ironically, the team most consider to be number one overall in the state competed in the smallest division and so it was no surprise to see Sacred Heart run away with the Class S championship 71-46. The win was their second consecutive over Valley Regional in the state championship game and punctuates a perfect 25-0 season. Mustapha Heron was at his best, scoring 32 points on 12-21 shooting… READ MORE >

Hoehning in on Sacred Heart

Hoehning in on Sacred Heart

Posted Monday, March 23rd, 2015

St. Thomas More point guard Sean Hoehn made a verbal commitment to Sacred Heart over the weekend following an official visit that began earlier in the week. Hoehn was in many ways symbolic of the entire Chancellors’ team this year as he exceeded expectations and proved a lot of the naysayers wrong. Similarly, St. Thomas More advanced to their latest NEPSAC final as well as the semi-finals of the National Prep Championship after an epic three-overtime win over Elev-8 Sports… READ MORE >

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