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Roberts scores first points as professional hoops player in Japan

It’s easy to assume the basket Japanese Basketball League rookie Eric Roberts of Eagle River scored in final moments of his team’s blowout victory was meaningless. Hardly. The basket was actually a testament to his persistence as it represented his first points as a professional player. The 23-year-old rookie reserve converted his only shot attempt… 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 »

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 »