Search Results for: Chris Devine

Devine on the move in Belgium (Basketball)

Eagle River’s Chris Devine is hoping a new team leads to a fresh start in Belgium. The 6-foot-9 forward has switched clubs, going from Voo Verviers-Pepinster to Stella Artois Leuven, in the country’s premier professional basketball league. Devine, of Chugiak High fame, has played two games, including a 79-75 loss to Gent today. The former… Read more »

Devine slowly coming back to form (Basketball)

Eagle River’s Chris Devine apparently is healing faster than expected from a recent injury because his playing time with his professional Belgium basketball team keeps growing. In his third game since his return the 6-foot-9 Alaskan logged 21 minutes and scored nine points over the weekend to help VOO Verviers-Pepinster’s 86-84 victory over M. Hainaut,… Read more »

Devine returns to action in Belgium (Basketball)

There’s no denying Chris Devine’s motivation to play basketball Injures have plagued the 6-foot-8 former Chugiak High and UC Santa Barbara standout, but he keeps coming back for more. The Alaskan is currently playing professionally in Belgium, where he returned to the court within the last week after being shelved with an injury for nearly… Read more »

Devine named All-Decade at UCSB (Basketball)

Chris Devine of Eagle River has been recognized by the University of California Santa Barbara as one its best basketball players in the first decade of the new millennium. It was fitting considering he was there pretty much the entire decade. Devine, who was on campus from 2003 to 2009, was granted a rare sixth… Read more »

Alaska’s Greatest NCAA D1 Player Bracket: Field down to Elite 8

Our 64-player bracket to determine Alaska’s Greatest NCAA D1 Men’s Basketball Player is down to the quarterfinals. Alaska’s elite eight. Four guards from Anchorage – Mario Chalmers, Muff Butler, Devon Bookert and Trajan Langdon. Another guard from Fairbanks – Kyle Bailey. And three power forwards – Chris Devine from Eagle River, Carlos Boozer from Juneau… Read more »

64-man bracket: Picking Alaska’s greatest NCAA D1 hoops player

During the COVID-19 outbreak Alaska Sports Blog editor Van Williams will take the opportunity to take a retrospective look at Alaska sports. Big guards, small forwards and 7-footers. Bombers and bangers. All-Americans, all-conference picks and national champions. The Last Frontier produces all types of college basketball players. As the only state in the country without… Read more »