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April 13th, 2009

2009 Nike Hoop Summit: World Team Practice Recap

Mon, 04/13/2009 - 2:53pm

The World Select team was able to upset the USA Team at the Nike Hoop Summit 97-89 for the first time since 1998 behind the effort of a gutsy squad of International players. Here is a look at the victorious World Select team based on their practice performances.

April 12th

2009 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament: Day 4

Sun, 04/12/2009 - 9:27pm
Game 9 (7th place)

Tidewater Sealants 100 - Portsmouth Sports Club 83



Alex Ruoff

April 11th

NCAA Tournament: Top 10 Teams NOT to win in past decade

Sat, 04/11/2009 - 9:51pm
The beauty of the NCAA Tournament is that the best team doesn't always win. There are no "playoffs." There is no seven-game series. In one game--40 minutes--anyone can beat anyone. Remember the (34-1) Runnin Rebels of 1991 and the Fab Five Michigan Wolverines of 1993? Any team can advance, and that's why we love it so much. But at the same time, because the Big Dance is a "one bad game and you're out" scenario, the best team doesn't always win it all.

April 10th

2009 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament: Day 3

Fri, 04/10/2009 - 10:50pm


Game 6

Norfolk Sports Club 88 – Portsmouth Sports Club 77

The 2nd consolation game was out of reach early, allowing Norfolk Sports Club to cruise to an easy victory.

April 9th

2009 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament: Day 2

Thu, 04/09/2009 - 9:44pm


Game 3

K&D Round's Landscaping 70 – Tidewater Sealants 68

The early game saw the meeting of the losers from the previous night. It came down to the wire, where Tidewater’s Chris Lowe had a drive to tie it, but he got blocked by Marcus Cousin at the buzzer.

April 8th

Stock Watch: Final Four

Thu, 04/09/2009 - 9:20am


By Aran Smith

While the games in Detroit didn't quite live up to expectations in the way of competition or excitement, they did give scouts a glimpse of top talent in the pressure cooker of the Final Four. Michigan State showed how playing as a team can overcome a talent disadvantage with their win over UConn to make the Final Four.

2009 NCAA Tournament Review

Thu, 04/09/2009 - 8:23am

The team that everyone expected would, did.

With all the preseason hype they received, the North Carolina Tar Heels might've just headed North to Detroit and cut down the nets at Ford Field during football season.

2009 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament: Day 1

Wed, 04/08/2009 - 8:01pm

2009 National High School Invitational: Championship Game Recap

Wed, 04/08/2009 - 7:27pm
ROCKVILLE, Md. – So Findlay Prep has been declared by ESPN/RISE as the National Champion of high school boy’s basketball. The Pilots, in just their third season in existence, knocked off Oak Hill Academy 74-66 before 1,200 fans and an ESPN audience.

It’s no shocker. When ESPN finalized the participants in its inaugural National High School Invitational, Findlay and Oak Hill were the two clear-cut giants in a field of some of the nation’s elite prep schools.

2009 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament Roster

Wed, 04/08/2009 - 12:09pm
This year's Portsmouth Invitational Tournament will take place from April 8 - 11. For more information on the PIT check back later for our daily coverage.

You can also learn more about the event from the official website: Portsmouth Invitational.com

Cherry, Bekaert & Holland
Coaches : Dennis Koutoufas & Ben Moore