Basketball

Chinese fans clash with rights rights at basketball game in Australia — Radio Free Asia

Chinese fans clash with rights rights at basketball game in Australia — Radio Free Asia

Chinese fans clashed with human rights protesters at a basketball game between China and Australia on Thursday in Melbourne, at a time when the two countries are trying to ease a number of policy disputes. During the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup qualifier, activist Max Mok, a Hongkonger-Australian, was shoved by a Chinese fan …

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Mickie DeMoss Announces Retirement – ​​Women’s Basketball — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

THE FLATS – After a 45-year storied career in women’s basketball, Mickie DeMoss, Georgia Tech women’s basketball’s chief of staff, has announced her retirement. DeMoss has spent the last three years as chief of staff for the Yellow Jackets, helping guide Georgia Tech to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances. “Coaching women’s basketball has been …

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Canada Basketball needs a committed group to qualify for the Olympics

When Czech Republic guard Thomas Satoransky nailed an elbow jumper over the outstretched hand of Canada’s Lu Dort with 1.0 second left in overtime in the semi-final of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Victoria BC last summer, it changed everything for the Canadian men’s senior basketball team . Satoransky’s two-pointer was the difference in a …

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Women’s Basketball Announces Class of 2026

Story Links PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania’s head women’s basketball coach, Mike McLaughlin, has announced his recruiting class for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Five young women—Saniah Caldwell, Georgia Heine, Helena Lasic, Ella Ray, and Simone Sawyer—will join the Quakers’ women’s basketball roster this season as freshmen. “I am very excited to welcome the class …

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North Dakota Lions All-Star Basketball series gets underway next week – InForum

FARGO — There will be one last hoorah for North Dakota high school senior basketball players when the 46th annual Lions All-Star Basketball series commences in both Bismarck and Fargo next week. The best of the best in boys and girls Class A basketball will take on the cream of the crop from Class B …

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DIII men’s basketball star has faith untraditional path leads to the pros

There’s no map or script to follow. Very few Division III student-athletes have traveled down this road, and even fewer were representing a religion while attempting what once seemed impossible. Three-time Division III All-American Ryan Turell from Yeshiva has his sights set on becoming the first Orthodox Jew to play in the NBA. The dynamic …

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UW-Whitewater is a national power in wheelchair basketball

UW-Whitewater is home to one of the most dominant sports programs this state has ever seen. The Warhawks’ wheelchair basketball teams are national powerhouses, with the men and women combining for 16 championships since 1982. Whitewater players and alumni are heavily represented on Team USA for international competitions, including the upcoming International Wheelchair Basketball Federation …

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UConn women’s basketball forward Amari DeBerry aims to earn Geno Auriemma’s trust: ‘More confident’

While UConn endured injury after injury through a season that somehow led to the national championship game, DeBerry mostly watched from the bench. The 6-foot-5 post player came to Storrs from the Buffalo area as a McDonald’s All-American and ESPN’s 15th-ranked player in her recruiting class. Yet she couldn’t get on the court. From the …

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Evansville coaches discuss high school basketball postseason changes

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – For the first time in 20 years, the Indiana High School Athletic Association made a change to one of its biggest events. The IHSAA executive committee approved a proposal last week to alter the boys and girls basketball tournament. Starting next year, the regional will be one game and the semistate now …

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