Posts Tagged: Basketball

Robinson delivers fourth double-double for Northwest Christian

January 28, 2019

Former Alaska Class 4A player of the year Reece Robinson of Anchorage earned his fourth double-double of the season and surpassed the 500-point milestone for his career at Northwest Christian University in Eugene, Oregon. The 6-foot-4 senior forward tallied 41 points in a two-game home split with Northwest University and Evergreen State College. Robinson, of… Read more »

Brown collects sixth 30-point game for Crandall in Canada

January 24, 2019

Anchorage’s Kendal Brown recorded his sixth 30-point scoring game of the season for Crandall University of New Brunswick, Canada. The junior guard had 30 points on 12-for-28 shooting in a 78-76 loss to Mount Allison. His jumper gave Crandall a 75-74 lead with 2:15 remaining. The 6-foot-5 transfer added eight rebounds, five steals and two… Read more »

DePriest reaches double digits for first time in NCAA D1 career

January 23, 2019

Eastern Washington University junior newcomer Leya DePriest of Palmer picked the perfect time to score double figures for the first time in her college career. The 6-foot-3 center pumped in a career-high 12 points, including a go-ahead bucket in the final minute of overtime, to help the Eagles earn an 89-87 road win at Montana… Read more »

Griffin punishes former team with 24-point, 20-rebound effort

January 21, 2019

Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin switched jerseys but it didn’t change the fact that she’s still an MVP candidate in Australia’s WNBL. The 31-year-old proved that in a big way by punishing her old team with a 24-point, 20-rebound performance as the Canberra Capitals won 101-97 in double OT over the Bendigo Spirit. Griffin led Canberra… Read more »

Burgess helps Wenatchee match last year’s win total in NWAC

January 20, 2019

Led by Ashlynn Burgess of Chugiak, the Wenatchee Valley women’s basketball team has made a terrific turnaround. The Knights went from a 16-13 finish last season to a 16-2 start this season, surging to a 5-0 league mark to sit atop the NWAC’s East Division. Burgess leads the team in minutes (32), points (17.1) and… Read more »

Bayne goes bananas in second half to lead Whatcom comeback

January 16, 2019

Sitka’s Tevin Bayne scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half to lead Whatcom College back from a 12-point deficit in a 93-85 win over Bellevue in the NWAC. The 6-foot-5 sophomore sank 7-of-10 field goals in the final 20 minutes and during one stretch scored eight straight points for his team. He… Read more »

Nidoy drafted by Trinity in first round of Philippine D-League

January 15, 2019

Anchorage’s Christian Nidoy was a top-10 pick in this week’s Philippine Basketball Association D-League draft. The 5-foot-8 pure point guard was picked seventh overall by Trinity, a newcomer to the development league. A total of 61 players were picked from the field of 151 candidates in a draft that last 20 rounds. Nidoy, of West… Read more »

One game Miller has 11 assists, the next 31 points for SWOCC

January 13, 2019

Moses Miller of Anchorage is a double threat for Southwestern Oregon Community College. Depending on the situation, he could be a facilitator or a scorer. Some nights both. Last week, the 6-foot-2 guard had 11 assists in one game and 31 points the next, showcasing a pass-first, pass-second game that’s hard to guard. Miller, of… Read more »

Novelli plays big in fourth quarter, carries Spokane to NWAC win

January 9, 2019

Alexia Novelli of Wasilla scored a half dozen points in her team’s game-ending 14-2 run that catapulted Spokane to a 67-59 victory over Yakima Valley in the NWAC. The 5-foot-11 freshman hit jump shots on three out of four possessions late in the fourth quarter, with the final one tying the game at 57-57 with… Read more »

Calloway corrals 10 boards, just misses double-double for SUU

Jacob Calloway of Juneau grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds to go with nine points as he helped Southern Utah University snap a four-game losing streak with a 90-82 OT win over Weber State in the Big Sky. The 6-foot-8 junior has reached double digits in rebounds only three times in 74 career games, highlighted by… Read more »