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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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Beecher Pulls One Win Closer to Repeat

Beecher Pulls One Win Closer to Repeat
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Monte Morris returned to the Breslin Center on Thursday for the start of his fourth and final trip as a member of the Flint Beecher basketball program. The group on the court with him was, for the most part, different than the one that last season won the MHSAA Class C...
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Erik O, Legend on the Microphone

Erik O, Legend on the Microphone
Thursday, March 21, 2013
One of Erik O. Furseth’s favorite moments every March – perhaps the one he looks forward to most – comes during the hour before each MHSAA Basketball Semifinal. From his familiar seat on press row, Furseth has called hundreds of Michigan State Univers...
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Breslin Bound: Boys A-B Semis Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys A-B Semis Preview
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Some semi-ancient history is at risk of being updated during the Class A and B Finals this weekend at Michigan State University's Breslin Center.  Detroit Southeastern is seeking is first title since 1926 and Grand Rapids Christian since 1938. Wyoming Godwin Heigh...
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Breslin Bound: Boys C-D Semis Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys C-D Semis Preview
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
If new MHSAA champions are crowned in Class C and D this weekend at Michigan State's University's Breslin Center, there's a possibility they'll celebrate another accomplishment to go along with taking home the top trophy – beating last season's champion ...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Quarterfinal Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys Quarterfinal Preview
Monday, March 18, 2013
Tonight's MHSAA boys basketball Quarterfinals include plenty of matchups you'd expect to see during the final week of the season – and a few that will establish clear favorites as we move to Breslin Center this weekend. 
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Breslin Bound: Boys Districts in Review

Breslin Bound: Boys Districts in Review
Monday, March 11, 2013
Two weeks remain in the MHSAA boys basketball season. And after last week's District tournaments, some contenders have survived what may end up their scariest game of a championship run – while others remain alive that probably many didn't expect.  ...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Only a few boys basketball teams remain this season that look unstoppable with the playoffs set to begin in two weeks.  Those squads top this week's list of recent high achievers. But in a bit of irony, they are  followed by teams that over the last week knoc...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 9

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 9
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Being successful in the MHSAA Tournament can be all about playing well at the right time.  Some of the records for teams on this week's list of high performers aren't too pretty. But if these teams can keep up their strong play the rest of this month, postseason f...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 8
Monday, January 28, 2013
Eight weeks of success is enough to expect that any team still undefeated – like our top team among last week's high performers – should keep making noise over the month and a half to come. 
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 7
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The fireworks flew in Michigan boys basketball last week, as three Associated Press top-ranked teams fell, albeit against others considered contenders as well.  With boys basketball season now at its midpoint, it's fair to say doors remain open for more potential ...
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We Need Your Help with Hoops

We Need Your Help with Hoops
Thursday, January 17, 2013
We’re quickly making major headway in catching up our basketball scores and schedules for this winter, just in time for league races to get rolling.  But we'd be grateful for your help filling in a number of results we've missed during the season&r...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 6

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 6
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Undefeated teams quickly are becoming few as boys basketball season heads into mid-January.  But this week's list of teams making noise includes a handful that remain perfect – although a few more will face their toughest challenges soon. 
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