Zion Williamson posts 26 pts and 16 rebounds, No. 4 Duke beats Army (94-72)

DURHAM, North Carolina — Duke’s Zion Williamson poured in 27 points, 16 rebounds, six blocked shots and four assists to lead the fourth-ranked Blue Devils to beat the Army Black Knights 94-72 on Sunday. Cam Reddish finished with 25 points and RJ Barrett had 23 for Duke (2-0). Matt Wilson scored 15 points and Tommy…

Golden Flashes defeat Cleveland State 83-79, Coaches vs. Cancer

CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Kent State University men’s basketball team (1-0) kicked off the 2018-19 season by defeating Cleveland State 83-79 at the Wolstein Center in the Coaches vs. Cancer Doubleheader on Sunday. The Flashes were led by senior Jalen Avery, who scored 23 points, three rebounds and 1 steal on 6-of-17 shooting from the floor….

MAC announces largest national basketball television schedule in conference history

CLEVELAND, Ohio– The Mid-American Conference announced the largest national basketball television schedule in conference history today. The extensive package features coverage of 50 MAC basketball contests that will be televised nationally on linear platforms in 2018-19. The national package includes games that will be aired on ESPN2, ESPNU & CBS Sports Network (CBSSN). The MAC…

Kent State tops Robert Morris 89-62 in Exhibition

KENT, Ohio- The Kent State Golden Flashes collected their first win of the 2018-19 seaon, defeating Robert Morris in an exhibition, 89-62 on Sunday at the M.A.C. Center. Five players reached double-digit in scoring, led by senior Jalen Avery and junior Antonio Williams both finishing with 16 points. Newcomer Junior CJ Williamson posted 12 points…

Highlights: Willamson and Barrett put on show for Cameron Crazies

DURHAM, North Carolina — Zion Williamson and fellow freshman R.J. Barrett, the top two recruits in the nation, went head-to-head, putting on a show for the Cameron Crazies on Friday. Williamson finished with 14 points on 7-of-11 shooting with five rebounds, and Barrett was 9-of-19 from the field for 23 points. Top plays from #Countdown2Craziness…

Rocket Watts commits to play for Tom Izzo, Michigan State

DETROIT, Michigan — Rocket Watts announced his commitment to Michigan State on Saturday night. Watts chose the Spartans over Florida State, which he visited in early September. Visa det här inlägget på Instagram The next step is all about development- as a player as student as a teammate and as a person. That’s why I’ve…

Former NBA All-Star Kenny Anderson hired as Fisk basketball coach

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Former NBA All-Star Kenny Anderson was officially introduced Monday as Fisk’s new coach. He replaced Larry Glover, the school’s athletics director who spent the past three years coaching the team. Anderson, 47, starred for Georgia Tech’s 1990 Final Four team. He played for several NBA teams from 1991 to 2005. He made…

Blake Griffin opens performance facility at Oklahoma University

NORMAN, Oklahoma — During alumni weekend, former Oklahoma Sooners and NBA star was on campus Saturday for the dedication of the Griffin Family Performance Center. Blake Griffin, the AP Player of the Year in 2009, made the largest donation ever from a Sooner basketball alongside of the unveiling of the new facility. Former Sooners Buddy…

Duke Cruise past McGill 103-58 to Cap Unbeaten Canada Tour

MONTREAL, Quebec — Freshman Zion Williamson recorded 36 points, 13 rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocks, as Duke capped its three-game tour of Canada with a 103-58 victory over McGill University Sunday afternoon at Place Bell in Montreal in front of 10,098. Canadian-native R.J. Barrett poured in 23 with a game-high 10 assists….