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  • Thornton, Bloom, Lockport seeking boys basketball coaches

    It's not very often that three of the Southland's most storied boys basketball programs simultaneously are looking for new coaches. But that's the position Lockport, Bloom and Thornton find themselves in just days after the season officially ended. Yes,...
  • St. Rita's Charles Matthews is Daily Southtown Boys Basketball Player of the Year

    St. Rita's Charles Matthews is Daily Southtown Boys Basketball Player of the Year
    There's much to appreciate about Charles Matthews' basketball skills. The 6-foot-6 senior from St. Rita possesses the means to put the ball in the basket a variety of ways, often lifting fans from their seats in awe. Launching a jump shot, driving to...
  • If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports

    If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports
    ALBANY — The year was 1985 and the NCAA women's Final Four was in Austin. Geno Auriemma remembers arriving at the University of Texas, looking around and thinking, "They have buildings bigger than our campus. It's another world." Auriemma was...
  • Griffith sets sendoff plans for basketball team

    GRIFFITH – There won't be much time for folks to celebrate with the Griffith Panthers Varsity Basketball team before they leave for Saturday's state finals, but supporters are encouraged to send off the team and welcome them back. Griffith Public...
  • Basketball: 8A-7A-6A-5A Palm Beach team honors, Coach of the Year

    Basketball: 8A-7A-6A-5A Palm Beach team honors, Coach of the Year
    The All-Palm Beach County first- and second-team selections, honorable mentions and Coach of the Year for the 2015 basketball season. First team Maxx Bleecher — guard West Boca senior Three-year starter is a two-time all-country selection;...
  • Matt Manzke the Daily Southtown Boys Basketball Coach of the Year

    Matt Manzke had a pretty good idea at an early age that he wanted to be a coach. Manzke, a 1996 Marist graduate, loved playing the game. But what really intrigued him was scouting and preparing for an opponent, finding the little things that provide your...
  • Wall lifts Wizards to 110-107 win over Hornets in double OT

    WASHINGTON Point guard John Wall hit a 15-foot pull-up jump shot with 9.5 seconds left in double overtime to give the Washington Wizards a 110-107 victory Friday over the Charlotte Hornets. Al Jefferson missed a desperation 3-pointer as the buzzer...
  • At 34, Bulls' Mike Dunleavy shows no signs of stopping anytime soon

    At 34, Bulls' Mike Dunleavy shows no signs of stopping anytime soon
    Think about it: When Mike Dunleavy turned down more lucrative offers to sign a two-year, $6.5 million free-agent deal with the Bulls in July 2013, the plan called for the veteran to back up two-time All-Star Luol Deng and play an important reserve role...
  • Andrew grad Jubril Adekoya changes roles, earns Horizon League honor

    Prior to the start of Valparaiso's basketball season, Crusaders head coach Bryce Drew approached Jubril Adekoya with a request. Having been a starting forward as a freshman, Drew wanted to gauge the Tinley Park resident's interest in coming off the bench...
  • Griffith team departs for state title game

    Griffith team departs for state title game
    A long line of cars began to form near the Athletic entrance of Griffith High School around 7 a.m. Friday to send the boys basketball team off to Indianapolis in its quest for Griffith's first state championship. "The players put in a lot of hard work...
  • Stars shine on Daily Southtown Boys Basketball All-Area Team

    First team Taylor Adway, Hillcrest, senior, center, 6-8: Three-year varsity starter and returning All-Area pick averaged 16.3 points, 8.6 rebounds and 4.2 blocks. Toledo recruit led Hawks to 27th consecutive conference championship. Destin Barnes,...