Basketball

Ime Udoka, Masai Ujiri angry over Nigerian basketball withdrawing from international competitions

SAN FRANCISCO — Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka both spoke out Sunday against the decision by Nigeria’s government to withdraw its basketball teams from international competitions for two years and potentially eliminate any chance of qualifying for the 2024 Olympics. Ujiri and Udoka are both of Nigerian descent. Ujiri …

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Look for Syracuse basketball to ramp up recruitment of these 5-star targets

In mid-June, Syracuse basketball coaches and their peers around the country will be able to start making direct contact with high-school players in the 2024 recruiting cycle. Once college coaches are allowed to initiate direct communication with prospects in the rising junior class, that could lead to an abundance of scholarship offers getting doled out. …

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Jahnathan Lamothe commits to Maryland Basketball

Maryland basketball coach Kevin Willard has landed his first high school commitment. Baltimore guard Jahnathan Lamothe has committed to the Terps. Lamothe, a 6-foot-4 guard from St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, took two recent visits to Maryland, becoming a top target for Willard and building his interest in the program. “Coach Willard was just telling …

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Ohio State Football, Basketball Programs Welcome Freshmen To Campus

Although the start of fall camp is still two months away, the Ohio State football program welcomed the remaining members of its 2022 recruiting class to campus this weekend. The group includes five-star safety Sonny Styles† four star running back Dallan Hayden† four star wide receivers Kojo Anthony and Caleb Brown† four star offensive tackle …

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Garcia’s journey of faith and basketball brings him home to Minnesota

On a May morning in north Minneapolis, Dawson Garcia joined hands with friends at a neighborhood gym. They bowed their heads in prayer and then bonded with sweat and swishes on the basketball court. Garcia officially joined the Gophers men’s basketball team this weekend. But nearly every morning for months before that he worked on …

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Gabby Baldasare takes on Pine-Richland girls basketball program

By: Jerin Steele Sunday, June 5, 2022 | 11:01 AM Pine Richland School District Gabby Baldasare is the new girls basketball coach at Pine-Richland. It’s been a couple weeks since Gabby Baldasare learned she was hired to take over the Pine-Richland girls basketball team, and she has the same emotions as when she first heard …

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