Monday, July 28, 2014

News On The Horizon 7/28/2014

Top Mid-Major Three Point Shooters to Watch in 2014-2015--Mid-Major Madness
Travis Bader, Billy Baron, Karvel Anderson... we lost some potent threats from beyond the three point arc this offseason. With some legendary shooters gone who will step up in there place this season?
Anton Wilson, Detroit: Wilson still has two years to refine his game but he became a real threat in the Horizon League last year shooting over 40% from three. Consistency is the key for the junior this year. Last year he had 10 double-digit scoring games but only three of those were in conference play.

Isaiah Manderson visits Cleveland State--Cleveland State Hoops

Shearer To Travel With USA All-Star Team In China, Signs Professional Contract In

Two new regular season college hoops events headed to Vegas--CollegeBasketballTalk
The first will be called the MGM Grand Main Event. It features eight teams, will be played on Nov. 24th and 26th, the Monday and Wednesday of Thanksgiving week; essentially, it runs concurrently with the Maui Invitational. The Main Event will be a pair of four team tournaments, with the Heavyweight bracket including Auburn, Oklahoma State, Oregon State and Tulsa and the Middleweight bracket featuring Louisiana, Milwaukee, Oral Roberts and a final team that will soon be announced.
Two more big college hoops events to be played in Vegas next season--Eye On College Basketball
The Main Event will feature Oklahoma State, Oregon State, Auburn and Tulsa in a "heavyweight" bracket, and a "middleweight" bracket will pit Louisiana, Milwaukee, Oral Roberts and one more TBD club. Specific pairings for the mini tournament will be announced on Aug. 5, and similar to how the Maui Invitational has games among teams in its bigger field played prior to the ones on the island, these teams will do the same.

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