"It's All About The Game"
Pro, College and High School Hoops Report
Robert Stephens II, Feature Writer
Stephens gets us caught up on college and high school hoops action.
“Where have you been” asked Ron Bailey editor and publisher of i95Ballerz.com. “ Ron so much has happened, everyday there’s something new besides, this weekend is Super Bowl XLVI and the pickings will down graded just a tad.” So here’s the offering.
In the Association (NBA) the local Washington Wizards were defeated by
the Chicago Bulls 98-88 as Derrick Rose scored 35 points as the Bulls
improved their record to 18-6. The Wizards traveled to Orlando and were
defeated by the Magic 109-103. The Wizards host the up and coming Los
Angeles Clippers Saturday night. The Wizards are now 4-18
The Georgetown Hoyas defeated the Connecticut Huskies 58-44 at the Verizon Center to the delight of 17,000 fans Wednesday night as the Hoyas improved to 17-4 (7-3 Big East). The Hoyas held the Huskies to their lowest scoring output of the season.
“We were fortunate enough that we knew what they where going to do, and we were successful in slowing them down a bit today,” said head coach John Thompson III.
The Hoyas were led in scoring by Hollis Thompson who finished the night with 17 points and 9 rebounds. Henry Sims chipped in with14 points while Jason Clark added 11.
The Hoyas hosts South Florida Friday at 11am.
The Terrapins of Maryland were defeated by Miami 90-86 in overtime in an ACC dogfight at Coral Gables.
Terrell Stoglin led the Terps 13-8 (3-4 ACC) with 33 points.
The Howard University Bison defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 82-76 to improve to 5-17 (2-7 MEAC). Brandon Ford led Howard with 14 points. Tre Lee chipped in with 13. The Bison hit the road this weekend to face Maryland-Eastern Shore and Morgan State.
Derrick Rose was the difference against Washington earlier this week. (file photo)
We are now coming down to the stretch round for the coveted NCAA tournament. The big money conferences will dominate the field for the pot of gold and prestige that’s awaits the champion and the members of the Final Four. Let’s take a look at the current suspects of which some are a virtual locks at this point and those on the bubble.
MEAC (one team - post season tournament winner)
In high school hoops
Coolidge edged Montrose Christian at
“I’ve felt that our team has not been given the recognition
The fans stormed the court in jubilation celebrating the Colts
“I was thinking about all the close games we have had and
“I have three players on this team, (Khalen Cumberlander,
“We have a SAT prep class in house and study hall for the
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