Mr. 1,000: Once-Overlooked Allen Leaving His Mark

Darrion Allen

In the spring of 2013, newly appointed Longwood head coach Jayson Gee was hastily pulling together his first recruiting class. He had already locked in Ohio forward Damarion Geter and Maryland guard Leron Fisher, and alongside associate head coach Jake Luhn, was working on rounding out the group with another athletic, defensive-minded guard. To fill that spot, Gee had his …

THE TRUTH ABOUT DIVISION 3 MEN’S BASKETBALL

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Three years ago, I knew next to nothing about division 3 men’s basketball. I grew up with dreams of playing division 1 basketball and making it to the NBA. I ended up playing division 1 basketball and professionally overseas for a few years, all the while having no knowledge of the world of division III basketball. Sure, I had heard …

THE TRUTH ABOUT DIVISION 2 COLLEGE BASKETBALL

NCAA DIVSION II

A few months back, my PSB Co-founder, Logan Kosmalski, wrote a blog titled, “The Truth About D3 Basketball“, which was really eye-opening for parents and players, so now I’d like to attempt to do the same thing with D2 college basketball. There are so many incorrect assumptions and uninformed opinions out there that need to be corrected so that parents and players can …

Life of Biggie: From obesity and homeless shelters to the big time

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  Life of Biggie: From obesity and homeless shelters to the big time For Caleb Swanigan, Purdue’s star power forward, it’s the cheesecake. It’s always the cheesecake. “I’m a dessert person,” he told ESPN.com. “I’m not a potato chip [eater]. I can say no to those easy, but desserts are really my thing.” The sophomore knows one dessert could become two, …

UConn women break win streak record with 91st consecutive victory

Geno Auriemma

UConn women break win streak record with 91st consecutive victory College basketball has a new win streak queen. It’s the same program as its predecessor, but this time one win more impressive. UConn women’s basketball won its 91st game in a row Saturday at SMU, blitzing the Mustangs 26-2 in the first quarter and easing to a 88-48 victory. In doing so, …

FAU stuns Ohio State

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      Adonis Filer notched a season-high 23 points and Florida Atlantic handed Ohio State its first home loss of the season, 79-77 in overtime on Tuesday night. A mishandled pass by Marc Loving gave FAU a last-shot opportunity, and Nick Rutherford banked in a layup for the lead with one second left in overtime. In a win that came …

Former Blanche Ely guard Diandre Wilson drops 36 points in season-opening win

Diandre Wilson

FLINT, MI – For anyone who closely follows the men’s basketball program at Mott Community College, they certainly noticed that things haven’t been the same these past few seasons. Posting back-to-back 12-loss seasons and missing the NJCAA National Tournament for the third straight year is certainly uncharacteristic. But with a meticulous approach to recruiting this offseason, longtime coach Steve Schmidt …

Dallas Cameron Joins Roster for New Zealand Trip

Dallas Cameron Joins Athletes in Action Basketball Roster for New Zealand Trip in Late July

Rising SFA senior is one of 10 collegiate men’s basketball players who will be traveling to the island nation.   July 2, 2016 XENIA, Ohio – At the end of July, Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball rising senior Dallas Cameron will be afforded an opportunity only a select few student-athletes from the United States have been offered when the Pompano Beach, Fla., product …