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Be the Referee: Sliding in Basketball

Be the Referee: Sliding in Basketball
Thursday, January 3, 2019
This week, MHSAA assistant director Brent Rice clears up misunderstandings of the rule regarding sliding in basketball.
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Lincoln Phenom Off to Dazzling Debut

Lincoln Phenom Off to Dazzling Debut
Thursday, December 27, 2018
When Ypsilanti Lincoln’s boys basketball team faces off against another MHSAA title contender River Rouge on Saturday, it won’t be just another game.   And, that’s just how Lincoln freshman Emoni Bates likes it.
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'Petoskey Brand' Shines On Under Past Star

'Petoskey Brand' Shines On Under Past Star
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Dennis Starkey was the face of Petoskey basketball for 32 years. Now the Northmen have turned to a new, but familiar face to lead them into the next era on the hardwood after Starkey announced his retirement following the 2017-18 boys basketball season.
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Be the Referee: You Make the Call

Be the Referee: You Make the Call
Thursday, December 20, 2018
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis offers up a basketball "You Make the Call" scenario concerning the backboard.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 3

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 3
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The third week of this Michigan high school boys basketball season was topsy-turvy, to say the least. After how some of the state’s best took turns defeating each other last week, we might have a hard time knowing what to expect down the road if they face off aga...
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Eves Helps Hillsdale Keep Expectations High

Eves Helps Hillsdale Keep Expectations High
Friday, December 14, 2018
Brad Felix found out as much about his 2018-19 Hillsdale boys basketball team in its first loss of the season Thursday as he did during its surprising 4-0 start. The Hornets returned only one starter and just a few players that had much to do with last year’s Len...
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Be the Referee: Uniform Safety

Be the Referee: Uniform Safety
Thursday, December 13, 2018
This week, MHSAA Assistant Director Brent Rice explains how player uniform rules in basketball make the game safer.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 2

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 2
Monday, December 10, 2018
Pre-New Year’s Day basketball is generally a getting-to-know-you time across Michigan. Every week we’re learning a few more things about possible contenders while watching to see if all the preseason hype is panning out.
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Sizable Fremont Has Big-Time Aspirations

Sizable Fremont Has Big-Time Aspirations
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Fremont is synonymous with babies, as the founding home of Gerber Products and host of the National Baby Food Festival each July. Some of those babies grow up to be giants – as evidenced by this year’s Fremont Packers boys basketball team.
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Jergens, Howardsville Driven to Go Far

Jergens, Howardsville Driven to Go Far
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Its entire student body can fit in a single bus with room to spare. Yet Marcellus Howardsville Christian is now regarded as a boys basketball giant with senior scoring point guard Dylan Jergens fueling a historic run.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 1

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 1
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Boys basketball is back and a bit earlier than usual this winter. But the trails to Breslin Center already are being blazed as we head into first full week of December and second week of this season.
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Young to Lead BCAM's Next Generation

Young to Lead BCAM's Next Generation
Friday, November 30, 2018
The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan recently celebrated its 42nd year – and starting Jan. 1, BCAM will welcome just its fourth executive director. Tom Hursey, 74, will step down as executive director and hand the gavel over to Dan Young, Hursey&rs...
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Chelsea Coach Back 'To See This Through'

Chelsea Coach Back 'To See This Through'
Friday, October 26, 2018
Is anyone more excited about the start of prep basketball season than Josh Tropea? With the calendar turning to November soon, we are only days away from the first boys basketball practice of the 2018-19 season. One of the biggest hardwood stories in southeast Michigan...
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#TBT: Hoops Titans Meet in Class A Final

#TBT: Hoops Titans Meet in Class A Final
Thursday, July 26, 2018
The talk of the 1998-99 high school boys basketball season in Michigan revolved around a pair of Class A stars who went on to meet in one of the most highly-anticipated MHSAA championship games in recent memory. It’s been two decades since Lavell Blanchard led An...
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'Reaching Higher' Showcase Returns

'Reaching Higher' Showcase Returns
Thursday, July 12, 2018
After a one-year hiatus in 2017, the annual Reaching Higher showcases of Michigan’s top high school basketball players will return for their ninth year July 17 at Milford High School in Highland Township. 
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Broken Wrist Doesn't Break Season

Broken Wrist Doesn't Break Season
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Never has a basketball player looked forward this much to shooting an airball.  That’s what Carson Vincent is expecting two months from now, when he gets to fire with his right hand again, just like he has most of his life – until breaking a bone in hi...
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Great Clips of the Week: 3/29/18

Great Clips of the Week: 3/29/18
Thursday, March 29, 2018
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips features the go-ahead 3-pointer by Carlos Johnson that helped Benton Harbor's boys basketball team claim the Class B championship game win over Grand Rapids Catholic Central on Saturday.
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Performance: Benton Harbor's Carlos Johnson

Performance: Benton Harbor's Carlos Johnson
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Benton Harbor's Carlos Johnson finished an all-state season with what he called the biggest shot of his life, drilling the game winner as Benton Harbor claimed its first MHSAA boys basketball championship since 1965 with a 65-64 overtime victory over Grand Rapids Cathol...
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Benton Harbor Wait Ends in OT Thriller

Benton Harbor Wait Ends in OT Thriller
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Carlos Johnson knew it was good when it left his hand. His Benton Harbor coaches and teammates knew it, too. The star sophomore hit the biggest shot on a Saturday night full of them – a 3-pointer with 10 seconds to play – to give the Tigers a 65-64 overtime...
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Edison Brings Another Title to PSL

Edison Brings Another Title to PSL
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Perseverance and patience anchored the explanation as pride in the Detroit Public School League flowed Saturday evening at the Breslin Center.  From Class C this weekend emerged the latest PSL champion, Detroit Edison, which entered the postseason with a .500 re...
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