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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7
Monday, January 27, 2014
Well, the weather outside is frightful … but inside the gym it’s warm as ever, especially for teams able to avoid the freeze outs that have made scheduling and re-scheduling an adventure this month. This week’s list includes a number of teams fro...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 6

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 6
Monday, January 20, 2014
This week will mark halftime of another boys basketball season – and the point when teams that surprised early are showing with sustained success that they'll continue to have a say on how the rest of the winter unfolds.  The top team in this week's list o...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 5

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 5
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
The powerhouse programs often seem to be the same from boys basketball season to season. But one of the most entertaining parts of high school hoops is how a team can change its level of success substantially from year to year as players move up to varsity and graduat...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Post-Break

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Post-Break
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
League games mean more, and the postseason trumps all. But some of the most intriguing matchups of each basketball season take place during holiday break.  This winter was no different. 
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 1

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 1
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
The first month of boys basketball season always is stock-piled with invitationals, showcases and match-ups pitting the predicted best in the state. Most of those games will take place of the next three weeks and give us a better idea of what to expect once league p...
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Inside Reaching Higher - Interactive

Inside Reaching Higher - Interactive
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
You've hopefully heard of the Reaching Higher basketball showcases put on each summer by the MHSAA and Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan. Now you've got a chance to see, literally, what all the buzz is about.  
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“Reaching Higher” Marks 5th Year

“Reaching Higher” Marks 5th Year
Thursday, July 11, 2013
The annual Reaching Higher showcases of Michigan’s top high school basketball players will return to South Lyon High School beginning with the boys event Wednesday, July 17, followed by the state’s top girls prospects taking the floor July 25. More than 220...
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Dr. Naismith Visits the MHSAA Finals

Dr. Naismith Visits the MHSAA Finals
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The MHSAA Boys Basketball Finals, in just their 13th season in 1938, were treated to a visit by the man who knew the game better than anyone at the time – the inventor of the game, Dr. James Naismith.  He addressed a luncheon prior to the title games th...
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Shooters Rain Supreme at Breslin Center

Shooters Rain Supreme at Breslin Center
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan awarded its top 3-point and free-throw shooters at the championship game halftimes during the Boys and Girls Basketball Finals over the last two weekends. Four champions were crowned, while the same player finished runner-...
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Guards Answer Call for Country Day

Guards Answer Call for Country Day
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Before Saturday’s MHSAA Class B Final, Kurt Keener challenged guards Edmond Sumner, Mory Diane and Austin Price to carry Detroit Country Day to one more win. In the recent past, Keener might’ve asked something similar of guys like 6-foot-11 Amir Williams or...
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Senior's Steal Seals 2nd Straight Title

Senior's Steal Seals 2nd Straight Title
Saturday, March 23, 2013
When Jalen Pettes was disappointed with limited playing time early last season, Flint Beecher coach Mike Williams had to talk the then-junior into sticking with the program. Pettes stayed on, and his tenacious defense is one of the key reasons Beecher is ...
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Finally ... Romulus Reigns in Class A

Finally ... Romulus Reigns in Class A
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Romulus coach Nate Oats called it abnormal rather than rare for his players to show up at school at 6 a.m. this season to take extra shots before class.  Point guard Wesley Clark made himself familiar with a few hills too as he took the extra steps necessary to av...
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Freshman Shines As Eagles Repeat in D

Freshman Shines As Eagles Repeat in D
Saturday, March 23, 2013
There was no need for Eugene Brown to sit quietly in the background and ease his way into a prominent role on Southfield Christian's basketball team. One game was all it took for the freshman guard to prove he belonged on the defending MHSAA Class D Finals champion.
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Rough Start Turns into Breslin Ending

Rough Start Turns into Breslin Ending
Friday, March 22, 2013
Some may consider it ironic that Detroit Community will play for the Class B championship Saturday despite nine losses this season. But the Hurricanes are the first to explain those losses are why they’ll play in their first MHSAA Final.
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Country Day Will Play for 9th Title

Country Day Will Play for 9th Title
Friday, March 22, 2013
Detroit Country Day coach Kurt Keener said he doesn’t get hung up on numbers, like the ninth MHSAA title his team could claim Saturday. For this group of Yellowjackets, it would be the first. And that’s what counts most of all.
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Southeastern Makes Final Minute Count

Southeastern Makes Final Minute Count
Friday, March 22, 2013
Jovone Haynes saw a “weakness,” went after it, and Detroit Southeastern will play Saturday for the MHSAA Class A title. Simple as that … and not at all.
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No Close Call This Time for Romulus

No Close Call This Time for Romulus
Friday, March 22, 2013
Romulus made three trips to the MHSAA Semifinals from 2008-12, and missed out on three championship game berths by a combined five points. How focused are the Eagles on finishing the job this time around? Consider how they started and finished Thursday’s 76-67 Se...
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Southfield Christian Earns Return

Southfield Christian Earns Return
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Damarco White was not part of Southfield Christian’s run to the Class D championship last season. But he got an earful from teammates Bakari Evelyn and Lindsey Hunter IV about what to expect Thursday at the Breslin Center. Not that he didn't believe them. But it ...
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Defenders Rise Again at Breslin

Defenders Rise Again at Breslin
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Wyoming Tri-unity Christian on its own has been plenty to contend with for Class D opponents over the last two decades. At Michigan State University’s Breslin Center, the Defenders have been nearly unbeatable – which wasn’t good news for first-timer P...
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Buzzer Beater Sends Laingsburg to Final

Buzzer Beater Sends Laingsburg to Final
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Had the final second of Thursday’s Class C Semifinal ended differently, Shaun McKinney surely would’ve felt worse about three lay-ins he missed during the game’s first 31 minutes. Good thing he got one more chance to score the most meaningful points i...
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