Entries for 'Breslin Bound Girls Report'
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Coaches always say at this point in the MHSAA Tournament that every team still playing has to be good, if not dangerous no matter what its W-L record shows.
And the last three months have boiled down to a mix of absolutely colossal and in some places unexpected m...Continue Reading
Monday, March 2, 2020
The season begins anew tonight for more than 700 girls basketball teams across Michigan.
This week will end with 128 taking a giant first step as they pursue championship opportunities at Breslin Center later this month.Continue Reading
Monday, February 24, 2020
March is almost here, warm weather downstate has given us at least a reminder of spring, and the final week of girls basketball regular season is another indication that the most exciting part of a long winter is nearly upon us.
Of course, there are a few championship ...Continue Reading
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
District seeds have been planted, league titles are being clinched seemingly every day and we’re fast-breaking into the final two weeks of this girls basketball season.
In case you missed them, District brackets were posted for all four divisions Sunday – a...Continue Reading
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
It’s inaccurate, of course, to say this Michigan high school girls basketball season all comes down to this week.
But lot will be decided over the next seven days.Continue Reading
Monday, February 3, 2020
We’re closing in quickly on that time of year when months of work will play out in girls basketball league championships and this winter – for the first time – seeding of the top two teams at the District level.
Much could be determined in league race...Continue Reading
Monday, January 27, 2020
We could list the 20 most standings-shaking matchups coming up in girls basketball this week and probably call it good for this “Breslin Bound” report.
At least 15 games statewide will pit teams tied for first in their leagues, or teams that could be tied f...Continue Reading
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
This week will see the midpoint of this 2019-20 girls basketball season, a logical time to take a look at who has done what with half the schedule played for many teams.
But there’s little time to pause with a number of potential league-shaping games coming up ov...Continue Reading
Monday, January 6, 2020
Welcome to 2020 as we charge full steam ahead into the post-holiday portion of a girls basketball season that has begun with the usual mix of predictability and surprises – and will end with a bit of a twist.
Remembering that this season will see the top two team...Continue Reading
Monday, December 16, 2019
By next Monday, many girls basketball teams in Michigan will have at least 20 percent of their regular-season games played.
Given last season’s results and players expected back this winter, many of the most impressive performances were expected. But surprise tea...Continue Reading
Monday, December 9, 2019
This Michigan high school girls basketball season will be played out over 16 weeks, concluding with MHSAA Finals on March 21 at Michigan State University’s Breslin Center.
A number of teams with their eyes fixed on that destination didn’t wait long during t...Continue Reading
Monday, March 13, 2017
The final week of the 2016-17 girls basketball season begins tonight with all four of last year's champions still alive for titles this winter, but with a twist.
Reigning Class C winner Ypsilanti Arbor Prep is now in Class B, but is undefeated, as is reigning Class...Continue Reading
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
It was not intentional that the five results from last week’s Districts highlighted in this week’s “Breslin Bound” report all came from Class A.
Rather, it’s an indication just how many contenders there appear to be in that tournament this...Continue Reading
Monday, February 27, 2017
We’ve spent the regular season trying to get a grasp of which teams might be the ones to beat once the MHSAA Tournament began.
Starting tonight, every girls basketball team in Michigan gets to start over – and those favorites can show if what they’ve ...Continue Reading
Monday, February 20, 2017
Another Michigan girls basketball regular season will come to a close Saturday.
But there’s still plenty to be determined as we prep for the start of the MHSAA Tournament – when winning becomes a necessity to stay on the court. Continue Reading
Monday, February 13, 2017
If the conclusion of league races this winter is an indication of what we should expect when the MHSAA Tournament begins in two weeks, fans will be on the edges of their respective seats.
A number of key conference matchups came down to just a few points last we...Continue Reading
Monday, February 6, 2017
We’re getting late into this girls basketball season. But that hardly means everything is figured out, even as league titles are being awarded and tournament contenders are keeping an eye on possible opponents who could crop up down the road.
Bottom line: A lo...Continue Reading
Monday, January 30, 2017
Girls basketball teams across Michigan made it especially difficult last week to pull out only the brightest highlights for today's Breslin Bound report.
With the start of Districts now just a month away, the shuffling has begun in full force with a number of teams mak...Continue Reading
Monday, January 23, 2017
A total of 15 girls basketball teams remain undefeated through what was the midpoint of this season for most across Michigan last week.
But four teams also lost for the first time as league standings began to take shape and contenders began the juggling that will conti...Continue Reading
Monday, January 16, 2017
The girls basketball regular season reached the midpoint last week with its share of surprises but also performances as expected so far.
Powers like Pittsford and Saginaw Heritage rolled through the first half 10-0. But we also have more improved achievers to highli...Continue Reading