Posts Tagged: Basketball

Fromm’s big second-half effort rescues No. 7 Lewis-Clark State

January 1, 2021

Anchorage’s Nathan Fromm played hero in his season debut, scoring all 11 of his points in the second half to rescue No. 7 Lewis-Clark State from upset-minded Dickinson State in an 89-85 win on New Year’s Eve. The junior transfer scored six straight points and assisted on a 3-pointer inside the final minutes to help… Read more »

20 for 2020: These Alaska athletes brought their best this year

December 29, 2020

With 2020 in our rearview, let’s look back on the top 20 Alaska athletes from this year. Here is the list for our 20 for 2020. They represent the best of the best from The Last Frontier. History makers, record setters, world champions and more. From the ski trails to the track and the hardwood… Read more »

Hendrix delivers in debut, leads Northridge to comeback victory

December 28, 2020

Anchorage’s Vante Hendrix introduced himself to his new team at Cal State Northridge in true takeover fashion. With his team trailing by five inside the final two minutes, the junior transfer scored four straight points and assisted on the go-ahead bucket with 20 seconds left to supply a 66-63 win over New Mexico State in… Read more »

Fairbanks hooper Bailey named Alaska Athlete of the Week

December 27, 2020

Fairbanks basketball player Jeremiah Bailey earned Alaska Athlete of the Week honors after pulling down a career-high 13 rebounds and scoring 12 points for D1 University of the Pacific in a 92-64 route of Westmont. The senior guard did his damage in just 26 minutes, giving him a double-double in back-to-back games. The Monroe Catholic High… Read more »

Chalmers on pace for best 3-point percentage in 12 years as pro

December 26, 2020

Anchorage’s Mario Chalmers is shooting the lights out in the Greek League. The veteran guard leads his team with a career-best 3-point percentage of 44.4, putting him on pace to eclipse the 40 percent benchmark for only the second time in 12 pro seasons. On the day after Christmas, he knocked down 4-of-5 from deep… Read more »

Granted with sudden eligibility, Carstens gets busy for Nevada

December 22, 2020

University of Nevada women’s basketball player Bethany Carstens of Kenai made her Wolf Pack debut a year early. Thanks to an assist from the NCAA. The sophomore guard was going to redshirt this season due to traditional D1-to-D1 transfer rules, but last week the NCAA granted a blanket waiver that made all transfers immediately eligible… Read more »

Bailey grabs 13 boards to secure second straight double-double

December 21, 2020

Jeremiah Bailey of Fairbanks pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds and scored 12 points to give him a double-double in back-to-back games for the first time in his University of the Pacific career. The senior guard did his damage in just 26 minutes in his team’s 92-64 win over Westmont in Stockton, California. Consider this:… Read more »

Nix shows out in scrimmage to prove he belongs in NBA G League

December 17, 2020

Daishen Nix of Anchorage looked pretty sweet in his first taste of professional basketball. The 18-year-old rookie with the NBA G League Ignite showcased his shiftiness and stick-to-itiveness in two scrimmages against G League alums in Walnut Creek, California. Nix just missed a double-double in the first game with nine points and nine assists in… Read more »

Pro hooper Hale earns Alaska Athlete of the Week honors

December 14, 2020

Anchorage hoops standout  DaJonee Hale was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after bagging a double-double with 12 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for Bamberg in a 55-52 in the Geman professional basketball league. The 5-foot-8 playmaker from Anchorage leads her team in scoring at 13 points per game and ranks second in rebounds at… Read more »

Friday Flashback: Ingham records historic triple-double in 2003

December 11, 2020

Do-it-all point guard Laura Ingham of Anchorage put it all together on Jan. 4, 2003 to make history. The University of Nevada basketball star became the first Western Athletic Conference player to post a triple-double with 18 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds against Rice. Ingham, of East High fame, played for the Wolf Pack… Read more »