• Go-To 25 Boys’ Basketball Rankings, March 5, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – Another interesting week for the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 national high school boys’ basketball. Upsets claimed plagued teams but other quietly took care of business inching closer to a state championship. There’s more in store this week. No. 13 Etiwanda (Calif.) sent shockwaves down the West Coast on...

  • Go-To 25 Girls’ Basketball Rankings, Feb. 27, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – The postseason is in full swing. As the week started, 24 teams in the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school girls’ basketball rankings have either won or are on the verge of winning state, national or conference championships. First it’s time to mention the winners. Last week No....

  • DeShields, Milby earn Atlanta Tipoff Club national awards

      ATLANTA – Norcross (Ga.) guard Diamond DeShields is the 2013 Naismith Girl’s High School Player of the Year and Marion County (Lebanon, Ky.) coach Trent Milby is the 2013 Naismith Girl’s High School Coach of the Year, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced. DeShields, a North Carolina recruit, earned the national Player...

  • Go-To 25 Boys’ Basketball Rankings, Feb. 26, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – The latest edition of the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 boys’ basketball rankings have no additions but two teams are trending in dangerous waters. No. 21 Bishop Montgomery (Torrance, Calif.) dropped 13 spots after being upset in the sectional playoffs. The Knights are expected to receive to next week’s...

  • Go-To 25 Girls’ Basketball Rankings, February 20, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – Dreams will be realized and crushed this weekend. That’s because several state tournaments will be played. Only three teams in the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school girls’ basketball haven’t hit the postseason but that will change next week. The most high profile Go-To 25 team, No. 2...

  • Go-To 25 Boys’ Basketball Rankings, Feb. 19, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – This is the time of year that all players, coaches, parents and hoop aficionados wait: The postseason! That’s right, the state tournaments are in full swing nationally as California opened last week and Texas is on the verge and the sectional playoffs in New York and Pennsylvania are just...

  • George Raveling receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Hoophall

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Nike’s Director of International Basketball and former men’s college basketball coach George Raveling has been selected to receive the 2013 John W. Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.   The Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award was instituted by the Board of Trustees of the Basketball Hall of...

  • GOLDEN ARCH MADNESS: McDonald’s All-American Game unveil rosters

    OAK BROOK, Ill. — Let the madness and build-up begin for America’s premier high school basketball all-star games. The McDonald’s All American Games released the official rosters for the 36th McDonald’s All-American Boys Game and 12th Girls Game on Thursday. The annual event will again be played at Chicago’s United Center on April...

  • USA U16 in Group A at 2013 FIBA Americas Championships for Men in June

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — FIBA Americas held the draw to determine the preliminary-round groupings for the 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship for Men, and the U.S. was placed into Group A along with Argentina, Bahamas and Mexico. The tournament, which is scheduled to be held June 11-15 in Montanaldo, Uruguay, is one...

  • 2013 Jordan Brand All-American Game announces rosters

    NEW YORK — The Jordan Brand All-American will return to basketball’s biggest stage in April. The Jordan Brand announced its star-filled roster for the 12th Annual Jordan Brand Classic on April 13 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Following in the footsteps of current Jordan athletes and former Jordan Brand Classic alumni Chris...

  • Go-To 25 Girls’ Basketball Rankings, Feb. 13, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – The next two weeks are pivotal for teams involved in the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school girls’ basketball rankings. You will see teams win state titles, jockey for seeding position in the postseason tournaments or go home early via upset. For most of the nation it’s time...

  • Go-To 25 Boys’ Basketball Rankings, Feb. 12, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – Two teams from the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school boys’ basketball rankings lost but is spite of the negative result, there are no new additions or subtractions. No. 23 Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) continues its free fall, dropping four slots after losing to Omaha...

  • Go-To 25 Girls’ Basketball Rankings, Feb. 6, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – Where has the time gone? That’s exactly what parents, players and coaches are mumbling these days as the bite of winter locks its teeth into the month of February. It’s no different with the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 girls’ basketball high school rankings. Teams leapfrogged each other while...

  • Go-To 25 Boys’ Basketball Rankings, Feb. 5, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – A longstanding win was snapped, the No. 1 team held their ground barely and two additions have shaped the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school boys’ basketball rankings for the first week of February. First, No. 10 St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.) slipped seven spots after having its...

  • Go-To 25 Girls’ Basketball Rankings, Jan. 30, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa. – This is the portion of the season known as the innocent climb. Quietly teams are gearing up for the postseason—in some cases they are already playing—and plotting how to walk away winning their final game. This week’s Blue Star Media Go-To 25 high school girls’ basketball rankings feature movement...

  • Go-To 25 Boys’ Basketball Rankings, Jan. 29, 2013

    BENSALEM, Pa.— Montverde (Fla.), No. 4 in the Blue Star Media Go-To 25 boys’ basketball rankings, is back in the conscious of prep universe. Last week was a rollercoaster week of emotions for the Eagles. After gagging in the final minutes in a loss to top-ranked Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), MVA rebounded...