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High school Basketball top 25 rankings
by They're Playing Basketball
posted December 15, 2014 at 10:26am

Via maxpreps.com, as of Dec. 11:1 McEachern (Powder Springs, GA)2 Oakland (Murfreesboro, TN)3 Long Beach Poly (Long Beach, CA)4 Chaminade (West Hills, CA)5 Mater Dei (Santa Ana, CA)6 Potter's House Christian (Jacksonville, FL)7 Neumann-Goretti (Philadelph...more

Bob's Indiana Journey Continues - Day 4, Friday, December 5
by Swish Appeal
posted December 7, 2014 at 3:35pm

In this fourth installment, Bob Corwin comes upon a sad basketball-related story and attends a local high school game. A Diamond on the shelf You don't always know when you'll find a story, be it a sad one.  At breakfast at the Spring Hill Suites...more

Bob's journey: Day 3 - Thursday, December 4 - heading a bit south for Indiana high school action
by Swish Appeal
posted December 7, 2014 at 3:28pm

This day was spent watching 4A power Columbus North practice and then attending the highly anticipated Roncalli at Heritage Christian game in Indianapolis. After going northwest to Purdue for Wednesday night's game, I returned to my Indianapolis base a...more

Former Notre Dame player hasn't forgotten the lost art of teaching fundamentals
by Swish Appeal
posted December 5, 2014 at 10:39pm

Fundamentals are truly an essential part of the game -- especially on the youth level, but sadly the teaching of them has almost become extinct. However, there are some coaches that still believe in teaching and developing those core fundamentals. Forme...more

A little Mo'Ne news
by They're Playing Basketball
posted December 5, 2014 at 9:58am

Love this: eighth-grader Mo'Ne Davis, who captured the nation over the summer with her Little League performance, is too good for middle school ball. She's made the high school varsity team.Coach/player news:The Gatineau twins are taking Vanderbilt by sto...more

Finding quality hoops up in the cold of Indiana
by Swish Appeal
posted December 4, 2014 at 4:03pm

This week I'm traveling around Indiana looking for quality basketball on the high school and college fronts. Carmel, IN -- Normally my territory is the mild to warm southern states, particularly Florida and Georgia.  After the Tennessee Turke...more

Rellah Boothe Shines Brightest at 2014 Tennessee Turkey Jamm
by Swish Appeal
posted December 4, 2014 at 10:08am

At the Turkey Jamm Tournament in Tennessee, there were many girls stood out with their performances. But there was one that stood out amongst the rest, Rellah Boothe -- the 6-foot-1 sophomore forward from Potter's House dominated the competition. Rella...more

No surprises on signing day
by They're Playing Basketball
posted November 13, 2014 at 12:44pm

Day one of the fall signing period was today, and the top ten announced their decisions.UConn's haul has made for "the Geno Auriemma project, part I."Signing day slideshow. ...more

NCAA cites UConn for recruiting violation because Geno Auriemma called Mo'ne Davis
by Swish Appeal
posted September 5, 2014 at 10:20am

I don't know where to start. The NCAA has determined that the University of Connecticut committed a secondary rules violation because of a phone call between women's basketball head coach Geno Auriemma and Mo'ne Davis, a pitcher for a Philadelphia-base...more

High School Basketball Hazing Case May Go to Trial
by Title IX Blog
posted August 27, 2014 at 12:48pm

Last year we posted about a lawsuit filed in federal court in Tennessee, in which the plaintiffs -- three high-school aged sisters and their parents -- sued the Rutherford County Board of Education after being hazed in a sexual manner upon joining the gir...more

9-Year-Old Girl Youngest Ever Recruited by a College Hoops Program
by Pretty Tough
posted June 21, 2014 at 10:40am

Jaden Newman is pretty awesome. The nine-year-old a point guard at Downey Christian School in Orlando, FL, became the youngest person ever recruited by a college program when the University of Miami sent her father Jamie a letter officially expressing the...more

Russell Wilson's sister named to USA Basketball U17 World Championship roster
by Jayda Evans: Womens Hoops Blog
posted May 26, 2014 at 8:59pm

You've likely seen the proud brother pictures on Russell Wilson's Instagram and Twitter accounts, but now it's official. The Super Bowl champion's sister Anna Wilson was named to the 12-member roster for the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s U17 World Cha...more

MaxPreps high school players of the year
by They're Playing Basketball
posted April 22, 2014 at 9:07pm

It looks like MaxPreps left off the headings beyond "first team" on their list of the nation's top high school players this year, or they really just couldn't pick. But it's an impressive group of ballers:First teamA'ja WilsonJordin CanadaNapheesa Collier...more

Final high school basketball rankings
by They're Playing Basketball
posted April 11, 2014 at 8:49am

ESPN's final high school top 25:1. Blackman2. Incarnate Word Academy3. Long Beach Polytechnic4. Duncanville5. Windward6. Manvel7. Mater Dei8. Regis Jesuit9. Myers Park10. Bedford North Lawrence11. Rock Bridge12. Whitney Young13. Lawrence North14. M.X. Sha...more

West beats East in McDonald's All-American game
by They're Playing Basketball
posted April 3, 2014 at 8:35am

West beat East, 80-78, in the McDonald's All-American game tonight:CHICAGO -- Brianna Turner came up with the big shot and a big stop when her team needed it.The Notre Dame-bound star hit a jumper with 53 seconds left to lift the West to a 80-78 victory o...more

Gatorade players of the year
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 14, 2014 at 7:37pm

By state:Ruthy Hebard, AlaskaAlexis Jennings, AlabamaJordan Danberry, ArkansasJulia Barcello, ArizonaKatie Lou Samuelson, CaliforniaJustine Hall, ColoradoKiah Gillespie, ConnecticutMarta Sneizek, District of ColumbiaAdrianna Hahn, DelawareBeatrice Momprem...more

High school girls basketball top 25 rankings
by They're Playing Basketball
posted March 5, 2014 at 1:04pm

This week's ESPN top 25 rankings:1. Mater Dei2. Blackman3. Duncanville4. Incarnate Word Academy5. Windward6. Manvel7. Regis Jesuit8. Long Beach Polytechnic9. Myers Park10. Bedford North Lawrence11. Lawrence North12. St. Mary's13. Rock Bridge14. Whitney Yo...more

Cayla McMorris Blog: The responsibility of a leader
by Swish Appeal
posted February 28, 2014 at 4:56pm

Park Center (MN) star Cayla McMorris checks in with a reflection on her role as a leader after a pair of games that went in opposite directions for her and her team. Feb 18th: PC vs Champlin   Champlin Park is a great team and one of our big rival...more

High school top 25 rankings: getting serious
by They're Playing Basketball
posted February 26, 2014 at 9:05am

Check out all the happenings with the nation's top high school teams:1. Mater Dei2. Duncanville3. Blackman4. Incarnate Word Academy5. Windward6. Long Beach Polytechnic7. Regis Jesuit8. New Hope Christian Academy9. Lawrence North10. Myers Park11. Bedford N...more

Where has all the player development gone? Part II
by They're Playing Basketball
posted February 23, 2014 at 9:51am

Earlier this week I began visiting an issue that knowledgeable coaches and others have been discussing for the last few years - one that has become increasingly a problem: the lack of development of young basketball players.Indeed, there are fewer experie...more

High school rankings: bracing for the playoffs
by They're Playing Basketball
posted February 19, 2014 at 10:40pm

This week's top 25 high school teams, as they get ready for state playoffs:1. Mater Dei2. Duncanville3. Blackman4. Incarnate Word Academy5. Windward6. Long Beach Polytechnic7. Regis Jesuit8. New Hope Christian Academy9. Homewood-Flossmoor10. Lawrence Nort...more

Tyra Buss making her name known in Illinois, Indiana and elsewhere
by Swish Appeal
posted February 16, 2014 at 8:01pm

Tyra Buss lives in Illinois, plays against Indiana players, and with an amazing 46.9 points per game. We look at her stats and try to figure out if she can keep it up at Indiana University next season. There's a lot of talk about an Illinois high schoo...more

High school top 25 rankings: few changes this week
by They're Playing Basketball
posted February 12, 2014 at 10:14am

Power rankings:1. Mater Dei2. Duncanville3. Blackman4. Incarnate Word Academy5. Windward6. Long Beach Polytechnic7. Regis Jesuit8. New Hope Christian Academy9. Homewood-Flossmoor10. Lawrence North11. Myers Park12. Bedford North Lawrence13. St. Mary's14. E...more

Cayla McMorris Blog: Playing down to the level of opponents
by Swish Appeal
posted February 11, 2014 at 8:26pm

Wisconsin recruit Cayla McMorris reflects on a pair of games in which she and her team had a bit of a letdown. Wednesday Feb. 5th:   Going into this game against Anoka, we all knew that this would be one of the better games besides Centennial. ...more

Cayla McMorris Blog: PC vs. Cenntenial
by Swish Appeal
posted February 6, 2014 at 8:53pm

Wisconsin signee Cayla McMorris discusses a big win for Park Center in her latest blog for Swish Appeal. Jan. 24th: Going into this game I felt like I was walking onto a battle field with my soldiers (my teammates). We were like sharks in a tank expo...more

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