Search Results for: Connor Devine

Devine signs with S. Dakota State (Basketball)

The high school basketball season hasn’t started yet, but all-state senior Connor Devine already knows where he’s going to college. The player-of-the-year candidate took advantage of the first day of the NCAA Early Signing Period by signing his letter of intent with South Dakota State University, a NCAA D1 member of the Summit League. Devine,… 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 »

Alaska men in hunt for hoop titles in NCAA, NIT, CBI

We’ve always had success in the NCAA Tournament, with Alaskans winning seven of eight potential title games. Maybe our good luck will rub off on today’s crop of Division I basketball talent. Five Alaska men are in the hunt for postseason titles this spring, most notably Anchorage’s Jalil Abdul-Bassit or Oregon and Eagle River’s Eric… Read more »

Sherman-Newsome on his way to D1 [Basketball]

His mission has always been to play NCAA Division I basketball, but Anchorage’s Damon Sherman-Newsome had to put his plan on hold last season. He made a detour and played at a junior college. But now he’s back on track and going to Colgate University, a prestigious New York school and member of the Patriot… Read more »

Prep all-state teams announced [Basketball]

The best high school basketball players in the state were recognized today as the boys and girls Alaska All-State Teams were unveiled for Class 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A. The teams were voted on by members of the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches and tabulated by Alaska Media LLC, which owns and operates weekly newpapers… Read more »