Michigan basketball stays undefeated with 84-73 win at Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — Freshman Hunter Dickinson had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Franz Wagner scored 19 and No. 16 Michigan (8-0, 3-0 Big Ten)  remained unbeaten by after a 84-73 win over the Maryland Terrapins on Thursday night. Dickinson went 10 for 11 from the floor and 6 for 7 at the line. The Wolverines shot…

Memphis, Penny Hardaway Agree to Five-Year Extension to April 2026

MEMPHIS, Tennessee  —  Penny Hardaway has agreed to a five-year extension worth $12.2 million with Memphis, that will keep him under contract through April 2026. Memphis announced the extension Monday. Hardaway said in a statement that coaching at Memphis is his dream job and he is thankful for the continued support. The deal starts April…

Gonzaga Bulldogs stays atop AP poll with No.1 ranking

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana  — The Gonzaga Bulldogs stay atop the Associated Press men’s college basketball poll as No. 1 after beating Iowa 98-88 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Freshman Jalen Suggs had 30 points and seven 3-pointers for the Bulldogs (4-0) who returned to the court last week after losing five games to COVID-19. Top 25 poll First-place votes in…

Pippen scores 23 points to lead Kent State past Detroit Mercy 80-66

DETROIT, Michigan — Detroit native Danny Pippen scored a season-high 23 points and 7 rebounds to lead the Kent State Golden Flashes (2-1) to a 80-66 over the Detroit Mercy on Tuesday night. Kent State will host Northern Kentucky on Sunday December 13th at 2pm. Written by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post Sports (NCAA M).

Gonzaga Zags remains No.1 in AP Top 25 media poll

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — The Gonzaga Zags and Baylor Bears remained at the top of AP Top 25 polls that was released on Monday. No.1 Gonzaga received 57 of 63 first-place votes from a media panel, while the Bears had six first-place votes. Both are the only two respective teams to hold their places from the preseason poll….

Zips cruise past Bluefield State 95-61

AKRON, Ohio – The Akron Zips (1-0) women’s basketball team opened its season with a 95-61 home win over visiting Bluefield State (0-2) on Sunday afternoon at James A. Rhodes Arena. Akron used a balanced attack led by Jordyn Dawson 19 points, 12 rebounds, four steals and three assists. Lonasia Brewer added 16, while Colleen Neitzel…

Little Caesars Arena to host 2024 NCAA Regionals

DETROIT, Michigan  — The NCAA announced on Wednesday that Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena will host the men’s basketball tournament regionals in 2024. It will be the third time that the NCAA tournament has been held at Little Caesars Arena. The Arena, which opened in 2017, is home to the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings and the NBA’s Detroit Pistons….

Spartans land 5-star guard Max Christie for 2021 recruiting class

EAST LANSING, Michigan  — Michigan State landed a commitment from a five-star prospect Max Christie, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard from Rolling Meadows, Illinois. His announcement comes roughly around a week following Ypsilanti’s Emoni Bates, said he was committing to Michigan State. Christie joins a class that includes four-star guard Pierre Brooks II from Detroit and potentially…

Five-star college basketball recruit Makur Maker commits to Howard

WASHINGTON D.C.  — Five-star senior Makur Maker announced his commitment to Howard on Friday morning, He chose the Bison over UCLA, Kentucky and Memphis. “I was the 1st to announce my visit to Howard & other started to dream ‘what if,’” Maker wrote on Twitter. “I need to make the HBCU movement real so that others will follow. I…

Emoni Bates verbally commits to Michigan State

LANSING, Michigan — Emoni Bates, a five star basketball recruit announced his commitment to Michigan State and change of high school programs on Monday. Bates plans to spend his final two years of high school at a new prep school that his father, Elgin, is opening this fall. “Coach [Tom] Izzo and coach [Mike] Garland and that…