Monthly Archives: February 2010

Johnson in the mix at Utah State (Basketball)

February 7, 2010

Like most freshman in college, Alaskan Jenna Johnson doesn’t get a ton of playing time at Utah State. So when her number is called she’s gotta be ready. She was last night, coming off the bench to supply four points, one rebound and one steal in season-high 15 minutes during a 74-54 loss to visiting… Read more »

Ducks gang up on Rhea (Basketball)

February 6, 2010

The University of Oregon knew that if it could slow down Talisa Rhea—the No. 4 scorer in the Pac-10—the chances of beating Oregon State would greatly improve. And that’s exactly what happened. The Ducks hounded the former Alaska high school player of the year into 2-of-12 shooting and Oregon ran away with an 82-62 win… Read more »

Lauwers kickstarts upset bit (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Colton Lauwers did everything he could today to help Adams State College shock 13th-ranked and league leading Mesa State. He knocked down two 3-pointers and handed out an assist in the opening five minutes to spark an early advantage, helping the last-place Grizzlies build a 16-point lead in the first half on the road…. Read more »

Larson only bright spot for Regis (Basketball)

The Regis University Rangers women’s basketball shot 29 percent, committed 14 turnovers and was outrebounded by 17 the other night against Chadron State College. They lost 91-54 in a game that was better off forgetting. Unless, that is, you’re Alaskan Kara Larson. Larson, of Colony High fame, came off the bench to deliver seven points… Read more »

Moore inks 2-year deal with Fever (Basketball)

February 5, 2010

After having the best season of her professional career last summer with the WNBA’s Indiana Fever, Palmer’s Jessica Moore got a much-deserved reward. The former Colony High and UConn star recently signed a two-year contract with the Fever, ending her days as a restricted free agent and squashing speculation that she could end up with… Read more »

Griffin-led Nebraska now 20-0 (Basketball)

February 4, 2010

Wednesday afternoon Alaskan Kelsey Griffin was named a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, given to the nation’s ideal student-athlete in women’s basketball. Then she went out and schooled Oklahoma State. The University of Nebraska senior forward had another big game with 19 points, six rebounds and four assists to lead the No. 4… Read more »

Perkins serves up Game 2 win (Basketball)

Just call Doron Perkins the waiter because he served his teammates right in today’s Euroleague playoff win. Perkins, of Anchorage fame, handed out a game-high eight assists to key Maccabi Electra’s 81-76 upset of Spanish power Real Madrid in Game 2 of Group F in the Top 16 playoffs. The 26-year-old 6-foot-2 guard added seven… Read more »

Karlberg sparks upset for The Master’s (Basketball)

February 3, 2010

Leif Karlberg came off the bench to score 11 points and help The Master’s College upset No. 17 Azusa Pacific 65-62 in NAIA action Tuesday. Karlberg, of Grace Christian fame, also drilled a huge 3-pointer to put his team up 59-53 with five minutes left. The 6-foot-1 freshman connected on 3-of-6 threes on the night…. Read more »

Langdon’s late surge keys Game 2 win (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon and his Russian pro team CSKA Moscow won the type of game today that inspires championship hopes. Langdon, of East High fame, bagged 12 of his 17 points in the second half as CSKA stunned Lithuanian power Zalgiris 83-68 in Game 2 in Group G of the Euroleague Top 16 playoffs. The… Read more »

Egolf hits winnning shot for Bradley (Basketball)

February 2, 2010

Every college player dreams of winning the game with a last-second shot. Juneau’s Will Egolf made it a reality tonight. Egolf supplied Bradley University with a 67-65 victory over Drake after sticking back an offensive rebound with just 1.8 seconds left. The 6-foot-9 Alaskan scored the final four points for Bradley in the last 32… Read more »