Team Rundown had a hell of a season at IS8 and it showed in the semifinals and championship game on October 22nd. Led by a stacked squad featuring UCLA Commit Brandon Williams, Rundown took down Team Killa Dawgs in the Semifinals 91-90 thanks to some critical FTs from Monsignor Scanlan guard Nasir Rodriguez. Williams led … Continue reading Video Recap: UCLA Commit Brandon Williams and Team Rundown Overwhelmed Team Long Island for IS8/Nike Crown
All eyes were on Queens last weekend for the Battle in the Apple event at Monsignor McClancy and St. John’s Prep. The top AAU programs in the city went up against the Nike EYBL Strive For Greatness AAU program sponsored by LeBron James. This was part of the multi city tour that SFG has with … Continue reading The Grassroots Grind: Battle in The Apple
Seton Hall Bound senior Jaquan Sanders and Saint Rose bound senior Latiek Briscoe Earn MVP Honors at Monday’s Autism Awareness All-Star classic. In a high scoring affair, Team Awareness downed Team Acceptance 131-122 to close out the third annual Autism Awareness classic. Sanders led several players in double figures with 30 points while Latiek Briscoe … Continue reading Sanders, Briscoe Earn MVP Honors In The Autism Awareness All-Star Classic
On January 9th, I had the chance to interview two of Duke’s Future Stars Kyle Flipowski and Dereck Lively II. Lively and Flipowski just played in a big game against each other at the Empire Invitational in Brooklyn. Led by Kyle’s 22 points. Wilbrahamson and Monson beat Lively’s Westtown School (PA) 59-54. In this interview, … Continue reading Interview With Derrick Lively III and Kyle Filipowski
The Dog days of college Basketball are something else. You hit a stretch of bad losses, you are in a slump and fans want the head coaches bags packed the next morning. Tough times happen but like they say life is 90 % of what happens to you and 10 % of how you respond … Continue reading Big East Press: Focused On The Getback
Featured Photo Credit: Hector Martinez / Moving Pictures Just as if the 2021-22 showcase season wouldn’t get any greater, Stepinac Head Coach Pat Massaroni and the CHSAA and the Archdiocese of New Jersey decided to make things greater by coming up with the NY vs NJ Catholic High school showcase. Something special about state showcases … Continue reading CHSAA Chronicles: A Look Back at the NY vs NJ Catholic High School Showcase.
The James Monroe Boys Varsity team off to a strong Start in the Bronx AA division as they are dedicating the season to the Late Brandon Hendricks Continue reading For B-Diddy: Eagles Dedicate new season to Brandon Hendricks.
St. John’s and Seton Hall dominate as big non conference tests are ahead in the Gavitt Tip off games. Continue reading Big East Press: Dominance and Depth
The annual City Is Mine Basketball Classic has been one of the best events to end the summer. Four teams representing four Boroughs going at it for bragging rights and Basketball supremacy. The 2021 tournament which made its return on Saturday August 21st after taking a break last year due to Covid-19. This years CIM … Continue reading The New Era of Golden Hoops
PSA Cardinals 16U head coach Casey Williams has been coaching the youth in NYC for a long time. So when it came to the NYC Invitational back in April, he felt a sense of nostalgia. “Good old fashion NYC AAU basketball”. Williams said about the prestigious event . “Gauchos gym was a great atmosphere to … Continue reading A Look Back at The NYC Invitational The Current Pulse of NYC’s flagship Grassroots programs. (Part 1)