Mike Flynn

Mike Flynn is owner and operator of Blue Star Basketball and U.S. Junior Nationals. He is a National Evaluator and publishes the Blue Star Report which ranks the top 100 high school girls basketball players in the nation. He also serves as Secretary of the Middle Atlantic District AAU, National Chair for AAU Lacrosse, Consultant to Gatorade for girls basketball, member of the McDonald's All–American selection committee, & Consultant for Nike Global Basketball.

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    West Coast Sports Alliance Golden Gate Showcase

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.– The next thing in West Coast girls’ basketball took off this past weekend with...

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    USA Women’s Basketball Golden Journey Continues

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Was the result ever in doubt?  When USA captain Sue Bird came out of the tunnel and nailed the first layup to start the pre-game warmup the only question was the final score. The USA Senior National Women’s team captured their 6th consecutive Olympic gold medal and add...

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    Serbia Women Claim First Olympic Basketball Medal

    RIO DE JANEIRO – When Serbia finished their third game in Pool B of the 2016 Rio Olympics Women’s basketball preliminary round, their hopes for a medal were dim after going 0-3 to Spain, Canada and the USA. The Serbian women rebounded from that deficit to fight into the medal round, past...

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    Spain Women’ s Basketball Golden Moment

    RIO DE JANEIRO — In Spain there is, as in other countries, special teams that perform in a sport over years, even decades to such acclaim they are called Generation teams. In men’s basketball is has been the last decade of play by such names as Gasol brothers (Marc and Pau), Rudy...

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    Spain advances to Gold Medal Game against Team USA

    RIO DE JANEIRO – After dealing with the media in the underground mix-zone reserved for post-game interviews the excitement of Alba Torrens and veteran guard Laia Palau could no longer be contained. The two went off running down the hall jumping and screaming for joy into the Spain locker room celebrating their...

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    Japan Makes USA Work for the Victory

    Rio De Janeiro – Japan lived up to the feisty nature of play and competition it has exhibited during the 2016 Rio Olympics and make the USA play an almost perfect second half to move into the semifinals with a 110-64 victory. Team USA was tied with Japan at 15 with 5:08...

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    End of An Era in Olympic Women’s Semifinal Battles

    RIO DE JANEIRO – For the first time in 24 years, going back to Barcelona Olympics in 1992, there will be no Australia in the medal round after being stunned in the women’s basketball quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics by Serbia 73-71 at the Carioca Arena 1. It was epic in...

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    USA Women Continue Domination with China Win

    RIO DE JANEIRO – It only took less than four minutes to determine how fast the USA Women’s Olympic basketball team would get to 100 points when Tina Charles scored her sixth point of the game at the 6:08 mark for a 10-3 lead over China. The rout was on and 40...

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    Canada Making History

    RIO DE JANIERO – It was a few minutes after the USA Olympic Women’s Basketball team dispatched neighboring Canada 81-51 in an Olympic basketball Pool B showdown when legendary Canadian Basketball star and present women’s assistant Coach Bev Smith walked through the post game mix zone reserved for interviews at the Youth...

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    The Expected – Gold

    The five-time reigning USA Olympic Women’s Basketball team squares off against Senegal at 11 a.m. for an...

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    The Bronze Medal Moment

    ZARAGOZA, Spain – The panic is over, the patient will survive, the USA team won a medal,...

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    The Bronze Game, The Blame Game

    ZARAGOZA, Spain — The messages started to come by text, by twitter, twitter DM, by email and...

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    Canadian Performance and Valued Possessions

    ZARAGOZA, Spain — It was a series of poor foul shooting, turnovers and missed opportunities that saddled...

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    Learning To Win

    ZARAGOZA, Spain – Untested, unfamiliar, unbeatable.  These are the hallmarks of this 2016 Women’s USA u17 team. ...

  • Challenges
    Plain Old Revenge

     ZARAGOZA, Spain – This  was only a round of 16, classification game at the 2017 FIBA u17...

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    A Further Look At FIBA – Reze 2016

    REZE, France — The beauty of watching this FIBA Olympic Qualifier is the ability to view games...