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Western Takes Next Step to Make History

Western Takes Next Step to Make History
Friday, March 27, 2015
Brailen Neely and his Detroit Western International teammates have heard plenty about Detroit Redford’s glories past. Their coach, Derrick McDowell, coached Redford from 1993-94 through 2005 and took two teams to Class A runner-up finishes. “When they win, ...
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Arthur Hill Books Return Trip to Finals

Arthur Hill Books Return Trip to Finals
Friday, March 27, 2015
Saginaw Arthur Hill's run to this season's Class A championship game has been the result of strong on-court performances – but with a boost from a pair of behind-the-scenes conversations as well. For the first meeting, coach Greg McMath invited all of his player...
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Highlight Reel: Class D Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class D Semifinals
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Morenci and Powers North Central advanced to the MHSAA Class D Boys Basketball Final with Semifinal wins Thursday at the Breslin Center.
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North Central Powers to D Title Game

North Central Powers to D Title Game
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Powers North Central can play too fast. That’s what happened the last time the Jets came to Breslin Center, at the end of 2012-13.  But few teams have been able to slow them down when their clicking like they did during Thursday’s final Class D Semifi...
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Promise Kept, Dream Continues for Morenci

Promise Kept, Dream Continues for Morenci
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Every summer, Morenci boys basketball coach Jim Bauer comes up with a catchy, aspiration-filled slogan for his kids basketball camp T-shirts. Pathway to Breslin. Small Town, Big Time. “Breslin is on every shirt,” Bauer said, “but deep down, you&rsquo...
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Highlight Reel: Class C Semifinals

Highlight Reel: Class C Semifinals
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian and Flint Beecher advanced to the MHSAA Class C Boys Basketball Final with Semifinal wins Thursday at the Breslin Center.
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Beecher Back in Breslin Center Form

Beecher Back in Breslin Center Form
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Few high school teams have made a home of Michigan State University’s Breslin Center like Flint Beecher over the last decade.  That’s what made last season’s just-miss of MHSAA Finals weekend so unsettling. And Beecher seemed to take out all of ...
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NorthPointe Comes Back to Land 1st Final

NorthPointe Comes Back to Land 1st Final
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Preston Huckaby is a four-year varsity starter for Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian’s basketball team.  So he had a decent idea what was necessary to earn one more chance to suit up for the Mustangs, and with history on the line.
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Class A-B Preview: Chasing Favorites

Class A-B Preview: Chasing Favorites
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Similar to the Class C and D Semifinals to be played Thursday, Friday's Class A and B games will feature five teams aspiring to win their first MHSAA championships. But the field also includes four teams that advanced to Breslin Center in 2014, the undefeated top-rank...
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Class C-D Preview: Wait Over for Contenders

Class C-D Preview: Wait Over for Contenders
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The majority of teams playing in this weekend’s Class C and D Semifinals have been waiting decades for this opportunity. Six are seeking their first MHSAA titles. Three are playing for their first Finals berths, and two hope to appear in championship games for th...
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Hoopfest Returns for Boys Hoops Finals

Hoopfest Returns for Boys Hoops Finals
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
March Magic Hoopfest will return to Jenison Field House for this weekend’s Michigan High School Athletic Association Boys Basketball Finals.  It will mark the sixth championship weekend the event has run concurrent with the games being played at Michigan Sta...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Quarterfinal Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys Quarterfinal Preview
Monday, March 23, 2015
At the end of the week, four teams will finish the 2014-15 MHSAA boys basketball seasons with championship victories.  And of 32 left in the tournament, 23 have a chance to end on a title-clinching win for the first time. 
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Breslin Bound: Boys District Review

Breslin Bound: Boys District Review
Monday, March 16, 2015
District week turned into rematch week during some of the most intriguing tournaments of the first round of this season's MHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament. Click below for four champions in each class that stuck out, including a number that did so by beating one last t...
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#TBT: 'Fennville Flash' Scores 60

#TBT: 'Fennville Flash' Scores 60
Thursday, March 12, 2015
"Jordan shoots. He scores." This week marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most incredible feats in MHSAA basketball history. On March 11, 1965, Fennville's Richie Jordan scored 60 points in a Class C Regional Final against Bridgman, a point total that remains an M...
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Breslin Bound: Boys District Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys District Preview
Monday, March 9, 2015
The reigning Class D champion is playing in Class C this season. Last year’s Class A and B champions have only three losses between them. And there are four undefeated teams in Class D – with next week’s Regional the earliest two can meet up. But to d...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 12

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 12
Monday, March 2, 2015
Coaches often talk about getting hot at the right time – in other words, playing their best basketball on the eve of when it counts most. This is that time – and the teams below are among those carrying some nice momentum into the final week of the regular ...
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Hoops Finals Tickets on Sale Monday

Hoops Finals Tickets on Sale Monday
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Tickets for the Michigan High School Athletic Association Girls and Boys Basketball Finals will go on sale Monday, March 2, from the Breslin Center Ticket Office.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The following boys basketball high achievers include a few that made history in clinching championships last week. Some of the other teams that stuck out most fell short of league titles this winter – but could become champions once the postseason begins.
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#TBT: Coldwater Names Gym for Eby

#TBT: Coldwater Names Gym for Eby
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Friday night, Coldwater High School will once again honor its 1949 Class B boys basketball champions and their coach, Floyd Eby, as it dedicates its gymnasium during a girls-boys doubleheader against Battle Creek Harper Creek. It was Eby and his Cardinals squad that in...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 10

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 10
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Plenty can change – and change again – over the course of a four-month high school basketball season. Click below for this week’s highlighted teams in each class that have jumped out of late – including a number that started slowly this winter b...
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