Boys Basketball

 

Consortium Closes In on Fantastic Finish

Consortium Closes In on Fantastic Finish
Thursday, March 20, 2014
The memory of coach Al Anderson is not far from Detroit Consortium as it attempts to win its first MHSAA boys basketball championship this weekend. The Cougars just missed making it to Breslin Center in 2013, falling to eventual Class C champion Flint Beecher by two i...
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Pirates sail into first Final since 1993

Pirates sail into first Final since 1993
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Nick Spitzley, no doubt like the other eight seniors on Pewamo-Westphalia’s basketball team, dreamed growing up of playing for an MHSAA championship. He needed to use his imagination, since the first and only time the Pirates did play for a Class C title was in ...
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Breslin Bound: Boys A-B Semis Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys A-B Semis Preview
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Winning an MHSAA championship Saturday will be thrilling enough for whichever teams emerge from eight Class A and B semifinalists heading to the Breslin Center on Friday.  But the two that finish this weekend as champions will be able to celebrate some additional ...
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Breslin Bound: Boys C-D Semis Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys C-D Semis Preview
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
One contender at Thursday’s MHSAA Class C and D Semifinals is hoping to finish this weekend with a third straight championship.  Another is hoping to begin a three-season winning streak at the Breslin Center.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Quarterfinal Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys Quarterfinal Preview
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
1927. 1948. 1953. 1955. 1968. A number of boys basketball teams playing in MHSAA Quarterfinals tonight are celebrating returns to the final week of the season for the first time in seemingly forever. And for a few others, tonight will mark the first time, ever, they've...
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Boys Basketball Postponement Update (3:50 PM)

Boys Basketball Postponement Update (3:50 PM)
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The following MHSAA Boys Basketball Regional Finals scheduled for March 12 have been postponed. This list will be updated throughout Wednesday.
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Breslin Bound: Boys District Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys District Preview
Monday, March 3, 2014
Picking the teams to beat in the MHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament has been particularly difficult this winter. It appears there are plenty of favorites to go around. We’ll begin to find out if that’s true when Districts begin tonight all over the state &nda...
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Basketball Finals Tickets On Sale Now

Basketball Finals Tickets On Sale Now
Monday, March 3, 2014
Tickets for the Michigan High School Athletic Association Girls and Boys Basketball Finals are on sale now from the Breslin Center Ticket Office.
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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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