Donyell Marshall to join coaching staff at Rider University

Former UConn star and NBA player Donyell Marshall is joining the coach staff at Rider University according to the Star Ledger.  Marshall got to know Rider’s head coach Kevin Baggett, who was recruiting Marshall’s son Marquis Marshall of Berks Catholic (Pa.) “I got to know Kevin and Mike (assistant coach Witcoskie) when they were recruiting my son,” Marshall

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Video Of Michael Jordan’s First Basket At North Carolina

Where were you when Michael Jordan scored his first basket at North Carolina. Thanks to this video courtesy of The Dagger, you can probably figure out the time and date from one night in 1981. The video shows Jordan in his first game at North Carolina in 1981, a 74-67 victory over Kansas. It shows Jordan’s introduction in

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Marcus Smart & Julius Randle Have Crazy Dunk Contest (Video)

Marcus Smart and Julius Randle will headline the 2014 NBA Draft come next June. Recently the Oklahoma State point guard and incoming Kentucky freshman got together for a workout at a University of Texas Arlington open gym this week, and ended up putting on an impromptu dunk off/dunk contest. In the video courtesy of Ball Is Life,

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Report: Louisville G Kevin Ware Was Briefly Kicked Off Team In July

There’s nothing like a good college basketball rumor on a Wednesday to get the blood flowing, and the aggression started. The Big Lead is reporting that Louisville guard Kevin Ware was briefly kicked off the team for a few days in July for repeated team violations. Ware of course was the inspirational story of the last

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Coach Of Top AAU Hoops Program DC Assault Arrested On Federal Drug Charges

Deadspin is reporting that the head of an elite youth basketball program has been charged in a high-profile drug investigation. Curtis Malone, the co-founder and president of the famed AAU basketball program DC Assault, has been arrested after a year-long DEA investigation into his role in a D.C. drug ring. DEA agents reportedly found what is

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John Calipari Launches A Clothing Line

Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari is much more than just an x’s and o’s guy. Cal is a master recruiter, motivator, motivation speaker, and now entrepreneur.  CoachCal.com is reporting that Calipari has launched his own clothing line, called The Coach John Calipari Refuse to Lose Signature Series. John Calipari and ST Brands is proud to introduce

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UNC Suspends P.J. Hairston After Reckless Driving Charge

P.J. Hairston just doesn’t seem to get it. Hairston was cited for reckless driving late Sunday evening, after being pulled over for driving 93 mph in a 65 mph zone. USA Today is reporting that UNC has suspended Hairston indefinitely after this latest incident.  Hairston, who was driving a 2008 Acura, was cited and released, and faces

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Oklahoma State G Marcus Smart Plans To Enter 2014 NBA Draft

Marcus Smart made a business decision in returning to Oklahoma State for his sophomore season. Smart has made another business decision, but the news of this decision was already known.  Smart told Yahoo Sports that he doesn’t regret returning to school, but he won’t be doing it again. Smart has plans to enter the 2014 NBA Draft,

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UNC G PJ Hairston Has All Charges Dismissed From June 5 Arrest

PJ Hairston must have some loyal friends, or it must be really good to be a Tar Heel. Inside Carolina is reporting that the UNC shooting guard had all his charges from a June 5 arrest dismissed on Friday July 19. All charges against P.J. Hairston from his June 5 arrest have been dismissed. Details: http://t.co/GlkEBICj4o

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Photo Of Syracuse Coach Jim Beoheim Sleep On Sidelines During Recruiting Trip

Jim Boeheim has been coaching and recruiting for a lot of years, so who can blame him if he sometimes gets bored. In the photo courtesy of NESN, Boeheim was caught not only snoozing on the sidelines during some summer recruitment, but his mouth was wide open. Boeheim might need to start getting a little more

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