Posts Tagged: Basketball

Fenumiai nets 20 points in 19 minutes, ices win with free throws

February 4, 2017

Juneau’s Gabi Fenumiai scored 20 points in 19 minutes and hit a pair of free throws late to clinch Evergreen State College’s 64-61 win over Corban University in Olympia, Washington. The 6-foot senior center finished 4-for-4 from the foul line and 8-of-10 from the floor. She also grabbed 11 rebounds to complete her ninth double-double… Read more »

Hebard catches fire, rekindles team MVP form in Ducks win

February 3, 2017

In the midst of her first shooting slump in college, University of Oregon freshman Ruthy Hebard of Fairbanks didn’t shy away from the ball when she returned to the court. She caught fire and rekindled her team MVP form. The 6-foot-4 forward drained with 9-of-10 shooting from the field to produce 22 points to go… Read more »

Nidoy takes big gamble, moves to Philippines to play basketball

Anchorage’s Christian Nidoy will go anywhere to chase his hoops dream. From Alaska to Las Vegas to Maine to the Philippines, he’s willing to go wherever the game of basketball takes him. Nidoy, of West High fame, attended prep school at Impact Academy in Vegas before signing with Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, where he… Read more »

Osborne plays big off the bench, helps Whitman stay unbeaten

February 2, 2017

Anchorage’s Trevor Osborne got his chance and he didn’t waste it. The Whitman College freshman matched his season high in points and set a season high in rebounds as the Blues tuned up Willamette, 100-59, in Walla Walla, Washington. Osborne, of Grace Christian fame, chipped in six of the team’s 48 bench points. He knocked… Read more »

Biggerstaff proving reliable on both sides of ball for Everett

Lexi Biggerstaff of Ketchikan is a valuable member of the Everett Community College women’s basketball team while proving to be one of the most accurate free-throw shooters in the Northwest Athletic Conference. The freshman leads the team in steals, ranks third in scoring and minutes and is tied for No. 9 in the NWAC with… Read more »

Johnson’s “pass-first, score-whenever” style sparks SMCC upset

January 31, 2017

Anchorage’s Desmond Johnson played a crucial role to help South Mountain knock off the league leaders to earn the hoops team’s signature win in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference. The 5-foot-10 sophomore guard pumped in 21 points to go with a game-high 10 assists in a 100-99 victory over Arizona Western in Phoenix, Arizona…. Read more »

Calloway remains bright spot for struggling Walla Walla squad

January 30, 2017

It’s been a tough season for the Walla Walla University men’s basketball team, but that hasn’t stopped Alec Calloway of Juneau from playing hard. The 6-foot-5 small forward has reached double figures in 15 of 21 games for the NAIA team from the state of Washington. Calloway, of Juneau-Douglas High fame, leads the team in… Read more »

Griffin helps Bendigo win to keep playoff hopes alive in Australia

January 28, 2017

Eagle River’s Kelsey Griffin has a message for the WNBL in Australia. Don’t count out the Bendigo Spirit. “I believe us to be a playoff team but if you can’t beat teams that aren’t going to make it then you don’t really deserve to make it yourself,” the team captain told the Sydney Morning Herald…. Read more »

Looney nets 17 points, surpasses 100 career steals in HPU win

January 26, 2017

Connor Looney of Palmer is the ultimate two-way terror for the Hawaii Pacific University men’s basketball team, and his performance in a 91-79 win over BYU-Hawaii emphasized that point. The 6-foot-2 senior guard scored 17 points and made three 3-pinters and two steals – the 10th time in 20 games this season that he has… Read more »

Big second half by James helps Cameron win in Oklahoma

Savanna James of Wasilla made a big 3-pointer early in the second half and then converted a layup late to help Cameron University beat Tarleton State 81-72 in Lawton, Oklahoma. The 6-foot-4 junior finished with 16 points on 7-of-14 shooting in just 19 minutes of work. James, of Houston High fame, drained a 3-pointer seven… Read more »