Search Results for: Andre Laws

Laws center of Argentina All-Star game (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Andre Laws is the Yao Ming of Argentina. Say what? Laws, of East High fame, received the most votes among players selected to the Argentina Liga All-Star Game, an major indicator of just how popular Laws must be there because it’s doubtful Alaskans stuffed the ballot box. “Honestly, being the leading vote getter is… Read more »

Laws bags season high 18 (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Andre Laws did all he could to deliver another championship for Argentinean power Atenas de Cordoba. He netted 18 points—nearly twice his average—in a tough 74-67 loss to Penarol in the title tilt of the Super 8 Cup in Mar del Plata. The 29-year-old Laws, of East High fame, is averaging 9.6 points over… Read more »

Laws holding it down in Argentina (Basketball)

For the last seven years, Andre Laws has moved more than U-haul. He’s played professionally in Mexico, Jordan, Bosnia and Argentina as well as suiting up for NBA summer-league games for Cleveland and Milwaukee. And he’s loved every minute of it. “I pinch myself all the time and never try to take any days for… Read more »

Lasher 20th Alaska D1 hoops player to reach 1,000 career points

Anchorage’s Colter Lasher has etched his name in the history books after the Houston Baptist University senior forward recorded his 1,000th career point. He is just the 20th Alaska basketball player to reach the marvelous milestone at the NCAA D1 level. The 6-foot-7 swingman also became the first Houston Baptist player to join the 1,000-point… Read more »

Sherman-Newsome nets 19, closing in on 1,000 career points

As the snow was falling outside of Boston University, Anchorage’s Damon Sherman-Newsome was making it rain inside the gymnasium. The Colgate University senior scored his team’s first seven points to open the second half and fuel a 76-69 victory that kept the Raiders in first place in the Patriot League. Sherman-Newsome finished with 19 points… Read more »

Sherman-Newsome joins elite 30-point club from Alaska

Colgate University senior Damon Sherman-Newsome of Anchorage became the newest member of a very exclusive club tonight. He became just the ninth men’s basketball player from Alaska to reach the 30-point benchmark in a NCAA D1 game. The 6-foot-5 guard pumped in a career-high 30 points in impressive fashion, draining 11-of-14 shots, including 6-of-8 3s,… Read more »