Daily Archives: June 6, 2023

Summer workouts begin for CU men’s basketball

Monday marked the start of summer workouts for the Buffaloes men’s basketball team. Colorado is looking to rebound after a down year and these workouts are the first chance for the entire team to get down to business. The Buffaloes bring back a mostly intact roster following the news of Tristan da Silva returning for his senior season. Plus, they’re …

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Christian Bliss, Class of 2024 guard, has Xavier, Villanova, UVA, Miami among finalists

George School junior Christian Bliss Class of 2024 point guard Christian Bliss is expected to visit Xavier this month, and the Musketeers, Villanova Wildcats, Miami Hurricanes and Virginia Cavaliers are among four finalists for the Newtown (Pa.) George School standout, according to his Twitter post. Bliss has taken an official visit to Villanova, and is expected to visit his other …

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Will Cam Whitmore fall to the Wizards at No. 8?

The Washington Wizards have the eighth pick in the 2023 NBA Draft. Here is the latest in our series of draft prospects who could fall around where the Wizards will select… Team: Villanova Position: Wing Age: 18 Height: 6-7 Weight: 235 lbs. Wingspan: 6-9 2022/23 stats: 26 G, 12.5 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 0.7 apg, 1.4 spg, 0.3 bpg, 47.8 FG% …

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Wisconsin and Marquette set date for 2023-24 matchup

The Badgers will renew a longstanding rivalry in 2023-24. Wisconsin and Marquette will once again meet on the hardwood as the I-94 rivalry is renewed. This time, the matchup will be played at the Kohl Center. Last season’s game proved to be a thriller, as the Badgers outlasted a Golden Eagles team that would go on to win the Big …

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Dwight Howard eyeing NBA return, thinks he can ‘help the Sacramento Kings contend for a title’

Getty Images Dwight Howard might be 37 years old, but that doesn’t mean he’s ready to stop playing professional basketball. The former All-Star center couldn’t draw interest in the NBA this season, so he instead decided to play in Taiwan, where he posted impressive stats for the Taoyuan Leopards. Howard averaged 23.2 points and 16.2 rebounds per game in the …

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Colorado a No. 8 seed in Joe Lunardi’s latest bracketology

ESPN’s Joe Lunardi released his latest 2024 NCAA men’s basketball tournament bracketology on Tuesday and Colorado was a No. 8 seed facing off against No. 9 Iowa State. Obviously, we’re still several months away from the 2023-24 season, but the optimism around the Buffaloes is both encouraging and warranted. All-Pac-12 performers KJ Simpson and Tristan da Silva are returning, big …

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Former Appleton East basketball standout Emily La Chapell enters transfer portal, will leave Marquette

Emily La Chapell, who made the all-Big East freshman team for Marquette last season, has entered the transfer portal. MILWAUKEE − Emily La Chapell has entered the transfer portal. La Chapell, who recently completed her freshman season on the Marquette women’s basketball team and is a former Appleton East standout, officially made the move Monday morning. “Choosing to leave Marquette …

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Best fit and upside as NBA guards

A lot has been said about the big three in the 2023 NBA Draft class: Victor Wembanyama is the clear-cut No. 1 pick, closely followed by G League Ignite guard Scoot Henderson and Alabama wing Brandon Miller. Quietly lurking in the shadows of those three top prospects are twins Amen and Ausar Thompson from Overtime Elite. The 6-foot-7 duo took …

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Xavier men’s basketball to host Bryant during non-conference schedule, per report

Xavier Musketeers head coach Sean Miller The Xavier Musketeers are scheduled to face the Bryant Bulldogs at Cintas Center during the 2023-24 college basketball season, according to a report Tuesday via Twitter from college basketball analyst Jon Rothstein. XU and Bryant have not previously met. The Bulldogs finished last season with a 17-13 record overall, 8-8 in the America East …

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James Harden torn between Rockets, 76ers in free agency

A reunion between the Houston Rockets and likely free agent James Harden has been rumored for months as a realistic possibility, but the superstar guard also has a strong situation where he is alongside NBA MVP Joel Embiid with the Philadelphia 76ers. Thus, with 2023 free agency less than a month away, the final outcome appears to remain very much …

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Adam Finkelstein on Amen & Ausar Thompson

Yahoo Sports NBA analyst Krysten Peek is joined by 24/7 Sports Director of Scouting and College Basketball Insider for CBS Sports HQ Adam Finkelstein to dive into Amen and Ausar Thompson, two identical twins who will likely be selected early in the NBA Draft this year. 2:44 – KP and Adam kick things off by breaking down the Thompson twins …

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