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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 »

Nix fourth Alaskan selected for McDonald’s All-American Game

Daishen Nix of Anchorage has been compared to Alaska basketball royalty for the last two seasons, but that speculation was based on projections. Now his merit is founded on fact. Nix’s greatness was validated after the 6-foot-5 guard was selected for the glamorous McDonald’s All-American Game, which recognizes the nation’s top 24 boys high school… Read more »

Athlete of the Week

Congrats to this week’s winner! Isaac Updike April 30th, 2021 Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike stunned the reigning steeplechase national champion at the Oregon Relays at historic Hayward Field in Eugene. The Alaskan clocked a personal-best 8:17.74 – the world’s fastest 3,000-meter steeplechase time this year and qualified for the Olympic trials. He shaved seven seconds off his… Read more »

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