Dozens of younger basketball gamers acquired classes Saturday at Gaston Christian College about caring for enterprise each on and off the court docket from UNC Tar Heel basketball participant Puff Johnson.

The junior guard from Moon Township, Pennsylvania, figures to play a distinguished position because the Tar Heels attempt to make it again to the championship recreation this season. Johnson was in Gaston County for a one-day capturing clinc organized by Pet Sumner, who coaches boys basketball at Belmont Center College when not working for the family-owned Sumner Group, a Gastonia-based advertising and marketing company.

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Arkansas basketball concluded its four-game overseas tour on Monday with a 70-59 win over the Denmark-based Bakken Bears in Lake Como, Italy. The Razorbacks’ win over the European Champions League squad made Arkansas 4-0 on their journey overseas.

The competitors Arkansas confronted in Spain and Italy is sort of completely different from the opponents the Razorbacks will play stateside, however the overseas tour gave followers a primary have a look at how a staff full of recent expertise will play when the 2022-23 season arrives.

Listed below are our 5 key takeaways from Arkansas’ four-game European tour.


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College of Wisconsin males’s basketball coach Greg Gard utilized a brand new lineup for the crew’s Friday exhibition sport in France.

The Badgers defeated Lyon Towers 80-68 with 4 gamers scoring greater than 10 factors. Lyon Towers is a French crew composed of all-stars in Lyon, with a mean age of 26.6 years outdated.

“The competitors is far more bodily out right here,” UW sophomore Chucky Hepburn stated in a postgame interview posted by UW. “You may play together with your physique much more, in order that’s what we like. We just like the physicality. We’re going to have much

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Indiana launched its nonconference males’s basketball schedule Friday morning, confirming a long-reported impartial website recreation in Las Vegas towards Arizona on Dec. 10 and likewise its reported Gavitt Video games matchup at Xavier on Nov. 18. The Hoosiers additionally introduced they’ll play Miami (Ohio) at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Nov. 20, sustaining a presence there after permitting the Crossroads Traditional to run out.

Xavier is coming off an NIT championship. Former IU wing Jerome Hunter continues to be on the roster, and Sean Miller, brother of former IU coach Archie Miller, was employed because the Musketeers’ head coach

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The Michigan males’s basketball program landed a dedication from Youssef Khayat on Sunday afternoon. The Lebanese ahead was a comparatively unknown identify in the USA till final week, when he launched a listing of finalists that included the Wolverines. 

Khayat selected Michigan over Xavier, Wake Forest and DePaul and can be a part of this system forward of the 2022-23 season.

Right here’s what to know in regards to the newest Michigan commit. 

Scouting Youssef Khayat 

Khayat, who turned 19 in March, has performed each with Limoges

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Soccer gamers who consider they might’ve additionally performed basketball, basketball gamers who consider they nonetheless have recreation and others who simply need to have a superb time will probably be a part of the inaugural Deserve To Win All Star Celeb Basketball Recreation at Tennessee State’s Gentry Heart.

The June 25 recreation with a 1 p.m. tipoff advantages the TSU males’s basketball program and is being organized by coach Penny Collins, who assembled a star-studded group of gamers and remains to be including to it.

“There are some NFL gamers in our city who consider they might have performed

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