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As Francis Fills it Up, Adrian Record Falls

As Francis Fills it Up, Adrian Record Falls
Friday, January 17, 2020
It’s hard to imagine a 15-year-old having a better week on the basketball floor than Joe Francis had last week. In the span of seven days and three games, the Adrian High School sophomore scored 33 points in a victory over East Jackson, hit a half-court buzzer-be...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 5

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 5
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
After slightly more than a quarter of the regular season for most Michigan high school boys basketball teams, nearly 10 percent remain undefeated. Many others have fallen just once with midseason approaching.  Some of that could change this weekend, which could be...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Post-Break

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Post-Break
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
With the new calendar year underway, boys basketball season is revved to begin three uninterrupted months capping with an annual trip to Breslin Center – and with a much-anticipated change to the tournament sure to draw some added attention on the way there.
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Hoops Finds Annual Home During Holidays

Hoops Finds Annual Home During Holidays
Friday, December 27, 2019
Nothing says the Holidays like a high school basketball tournament. It started, like many things do, with a drip. Well, make that a dribble.
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Clip Of The Week: Farmington's Jaden Akins

Clip Of The Week: Farmington's Jaden Akins
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
The latest State Champs Sports Network basketball “Clip of the Week” features Famington's Jaden Akins throwing down an alley-oop from CJ Nagbe.
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Perez Poised to Lead Hudsonville Charge

Perez Poised to Lead Hudsonville Charge
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Max Perez remembers the despair he and his Hudsonville teammates felt after a disheartening 61-60 loss to East Kentwood in last season’s Division 1 Regional Final. The Eagles stormed back from a 19-point second-half deficit only to watch their season end in the c...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 1

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 1
Monday, December 16, 2019
This boys basketball season needed just a few hours of opening night to satisfy the anticipation that’s been building since last season’s MHSAA Finals finished a little more than eight months ago. We’ll bank on that first week as an indication of what...
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Kimmerer Sets Sights on Hale Record & More

Kimmerer Sets Sights on Hale Record & More
Monday, December 9, 2019
Joseph Kimmerer’s heart swelled with excitement as he raced toward the basket on a fast break. The freshman point guard appeared to be destined to record his first points with the Hale varsity boys basketball team on a layup. Unfortunately for Kimmerer, a hard-ch...
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In Memoriam: Fred McLeod (1952-2019)

In Memoriam: Fred McLeod (1952-2019)
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Basketball fans all over Ohio and Michigan are mourning the death Monday evening of longtime play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod, who was known most for his broadcasts of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Detroit Pistons over the last 36 years – but also made a few of th...
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Reaching Higher Returns, Expands

Reaching Higher Returns, Expands
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The annual Reaching Higher showcases of Michigan’s top high school basketball players will return for their 10th year June 23 at Milford High School in Highland Township, and for the first time volleyball players will take part in the Reaching Higher experien...
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Sampson Goes 'All Out' for 3 Ida Teams

Sampson Goes 'All Out' for 3 Ida Teams
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Clay Sampson knows only one speed, whether it’s on the football field, basketball court or baseball diamond – it’s full go, all the time. “He has such a passion for the game, no matter what sport,” said his basketball coach, Jared Janssen....
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Final 'Retro' Mr Basketball Class Named

Final 'Retro' Mr Basketball Class Named
Friday, April 12, 2019
With the completion of the 2018-19 prep basketball season, the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan proudly wraps up its decade-long “Retro” Mr. Basketball project with the announcement of the final six honorees.
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2018-19 Stacking Up With Best on Records

2018-19 Stacking Up With Best on Records
Sunday, March 31, 2019
What a sports year. There certainly have been some amazing athletic feats over the 2018-19 high school season in Michigan, and it’s just two-thirds of the way complete.
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Performance: Unity's Noah Wiswary

Performance: Unity's Noah Wiswary
Friday, March 22, 2019
Senior point guard Noah Wiswary entered the final week of the season as Hudsonville Unity Christian’s fourth-leading scorer at 7.8 points per game.  But Wiswary led the Crusaders in scoring in their Quarterfinal, Semifinal and championship game wins as the p...
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Be the Referee: Instant Replay in Basketball

Be the Referee: Instant Replay in Basketball
Thursday, March 21, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis explains when instant relay is available to be consulted during the girls and boys basketball tournaments.
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Great Clips of the Week: Daniel Friday & Michael Fletcher

Great Clips of the Week: Daniel Friday & Michael Fletcher
Thursday, March 21, 2019
This edition of “Clip of the Week” sponsored by Great Clips and produced by State Champs! Sports Network features a pair of basketball highlights – dunks by Detroit U-D Jesuit's Daniel Friday and Flint Carman-Ainsworth's Michael Fletcher...
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Unity Adds Hoops to 2018-19 Trophy Run

Unity Adds Hoops to 2018-19 Trophy Run
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Noah Wiswary answered quickly when asked Saturday night if he had planned on winning multiple MHSAA championships during his senior season.  “No,” the Hudsonville Unity Christian guard said shaking his head. “Not at all. When we started...
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P-W Finishes Historic March Atop D3

P-W Finishes Historic March Atop D3
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Collin Trierweiler found himself outside with his older brother again, firing up free throws, one of his favorite things to do when he was younger. Except this time, he was standing at the free-throw line at the Breslin Center, with no one else on his side of the court...
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Lincoln Beats Buzzer for 1st Basketball Title

Lincoln Beats Buzzer for 1st Basketball Title
Saturday, March 16, 2019
All eyes were on Ypsilanti Lincoln freshman Emoni Bates on Saturday as the seconds ticked away in the Division 1 Boys Basketball Final.  None were on Lincoln senior Jalen Fisher. But that all changed when the buzzer sounded.
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D4 Eagles Regain Championship Stride

D4 Eagles Regain Championship Stride
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Southfield Christian began this winter minus two starters who left the program for other schools and with just two wins in its first seven games. In early January, the Eagles faced a decision to guide the rest of their season.
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