A magician works with smoke and mirrors and a sexy assistant. Sometimes, a hat and a rabbit are involved. But when you see Gregg Marshall coaching Wichita State in a basketball game, he’s never using props and doing eye-opening tricks.
Jimmer Fredette is likely to become a Chicago Bull sometime this weekend. Sources told ESPN.com on Thursday that “serious mutual interest between the sides has made Fredette’s landing with Chicago look increasingly likely.”
The Rebels were good enough on Wednesday night, beating a Colorado State team that couldn’t match up in talent but was again coached well enough to make things interesting.
Senior guard Kevin Olekaibe has played enough college basketball to know that runs are part of the game, so when Colorado State cut the Rebels’ 56-44 lead to 62-61 with 9:23 remaining, he knew what to do.
It was not a last-second thriller, and there was no highlight-reel play that put UNLV over the top. But junior guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was willing to take this one any way he could get it.
Gerad Davis isn’t always the leading scorer for the Canyon Springs boys basketball team.
Kyle Hageness knew Justin Burks was playing well. But it wasn’t until after the game that the Arbor View boys basketball coach realized just how much his senior standout had done.
Success in the state tournament seemed to come easy for Centennial’s girls basketball team.
For at least some of her sophomore basketball season, Arbor View’s Ariona Gill was able to fly under the radar as opponents got their first glimpse of the talented wing.
Instant replay gets it right, but wrecks spontaneous thrill of sinking a buzzer-beating basket.