Boys Basketball

 

Moment: Rouge Repeats with Late Surge

Moment: Rouge Repeats with Late Surge
Sunday, March 29, 2020
With 14 MHSAA Finals championships, River Rouge remains the historic standard for Michigan high school boys basketball. And until just a few seasons ago, legendary coach Lofton Greene topped the state’s all-time wins list in this sport. Rouge again met Muskegon H...
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Moment: Beecher Practice Made Perfect

Moment: Beecher Practice Made Perfect
Saturday, March 28, 2020
The Flint Beecher boys basketball team had prepared for situations like what it faced with five seconds left in its March 24, 2016, Class C Semifinal against Detroit Loyola. And after watching a 15-point lead dissolve into a two-point deficit during the second half, th...
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Moment: Fisher Sinks Last-Second Score

Moment: Fisher Sinks Last-Second Score
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The 2019 Division 1 basketball tournament will be remembered forever for the play of freshman Emoni Bates, who led Ypsilanti Lincoln to its first MHSAA championship in the sport with memorable performance after memorable performance. But the game-winning moment of the ...
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Moment: Orioles' Winner Unforgettable

Moment: Orioles' Winner Unforgettable
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Ludington’s Joshua Laman couldn’t have picked a better time to drill his first 3-pointer of the 2016-17 season.  Today’s #MHSAAMoments highlight relives a shot we said the Orioles, and River Rouge, likely would never forget. 
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Moment: Jets Advance on Buzzer Beater

Moment: Jets Advance on Buzzer Beater
Monday, March 23, 2020
Seth Polfus couldn't believe it.  Watching the clip four years later, it's easy to remember why.
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Johnston Finds Home with Onsted Hoops

Johnston Finds Home with Onsted Hoops
Friday, March 13, 2020
When Mary Kay LaFerney moved from California to Michigan, she had no idea the impact a group of freshmen and sophomore boys were going to have on her son. And she certainly didn’t know it would be because of basketball.
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Breslin Bound: Boys District Preview

Breslin Bound: Boys District Preview
Monday, March 9, 2020
If cold and snow send us into the gym every winter with basketball on our minds, the recent warmup (at least downstate) lets us know we’ll be moving to Breslin Center shortly. Those who join us at the end of this month will take their first MHSAA Tournament steps...
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Be the Referee: 3-Second Rule

Be the Referee: 3-Second Rule
Thursday, March 5, 2020
This week, MHSAA assistant director Brent Rice explains one of the most misunderstood rules in basketball – the 3-second rule.
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20-0 Just Start for Senior-Driven Ravenna

20-0 Just Start for Senior-Driven Ravenna
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
With 20 seconds remaining in Tuesday night’s victory, the Ravenna student section started chanting: “Undefeated! Undefeated!”
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 12

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 12
Monday, March 2, 2020
We’re a week from the start of the MHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament, but the playoff atmosphere has taken over these last few weeks of the regular season as well. Today’s report looks at a number of teams that wrapped up championships over the last seven da...
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63-Pointer Stirs Memories of UP Legends

63-Pointer Stirs Memories of UP Legends
Saturday, February 29, 2020
For the first time since 1970 – 50 years ago – and for only the 10th time in Upper Peninsula boys basketball history, a player has scored 60 or more points in a single game. And that Houghton showing has stoked memories of legendary U.P. scoring showca...
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Clip of the Week: Cass Tech's Tyson Acuff

Clip of the Week: Cass Tech's Tyson Acuff
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
The latest State Champs Sports Network's “Clip of the Week” features Detroit Cass Tech's Tyson Acuff dunking against Detroit Douglass in the Detroit Public School League Tournament final. 
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Soaring Eagles Score Big with Record Range

Soaring Eagles Score Big with Record Range
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The Hannahville Nah Tah Wahsh boys basketball team likes to play uptempo and has a knack for hitting 3-point field goals. The Soaring Eagles excelled at both on their home court Feb. 5 when they sank an Upper Peninsula-record 24 3-point shots in a 73-39 triumph over No...
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 11
Monday, February 24, 2020
Sunday was historic as for the first time, Boys Basketball District brackets were released with the top two teams separated to opposite sides, according to rankings produced by the Michigan Power Ratings formula. While that was just another preliminary step for teams h...
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Veteran Wyoming Wins Way Into Spotlight

Veteran Wyoming Wins Way Into Spotlight
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Wyoming boys basketball coach Thom Vander Klay isn’t as worried as most coaches when his team is involved in a tightly-contested game late in the fourth quarter. The senior-dominated and seasoned Wolves typically find a way to come out on top.
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Be the Referee: Hoops Officials Manual

Be the Referee: Hoops Officials Manual
Thursday, February 20, 2020
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis announces the addition of a new resource to assist basketball officials across the state.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 10

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 10
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The countdown has begun. Five days until we announce District brackets with the top two teams on separate sides for the first time. Just under three weeks until the regular season ends. Five weeks from today we’ll be packing up for the Breslin Center and this sea...
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Haslett Cancer Games Touch Close to Home

Haslett Cancer Games Touch Close to Home
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
By pure coincidence, it happened to be Valentine's Day. However, that date on the calendar served as the perfect backdrop when two schools and two officiating crews paired up for a "Coaches for Cancer" girls and boys basketball doubleheader Friday at Haslett High Schoo...
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Be the Referee: Held Ball or Traveling?

Be the Referee: Held Ball or Traveling?
Thursday, February 13, 2020
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis offers a basketball "You Make the Call" that comes into play when defensive and offensive players wind up in a stalemate.
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Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 9

Breslin Bound: Boys Report Week 9
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
If you’re a regular reader to our “Breslin Bound: Girls Report” as well, what follows will sound pretty familiar – but remains extremely important. We’re winding down the boys basketball regular season, and we’re less than two weeks ...
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