Evergreen Park was in a dogfight Monday night. On offense, the Mustangs were getting bogged down by an energetic effort from Providence. Looking for a solution, an Evergreen Park assistant coach singled out senior guard Domingo Feliciano. The Mustangs needed him to have faith in his shot. If he did, they knew it could change … More Evergreen Park’s Domingo Feliciano is a shooter. The difference in the third quarter against Providence? ‘They just started to fall.’
R.J. Cole scored 25 points to help No. 20 Connecticut beat DePaul 57-50 on Saturday for its fifth straight win. Cole scored over half of his team’s first-half points, helping the Huskies (15-4, 6-2 Big East) continue their surge up the conference standings. “We had to really, really rely on our defense and rebounding in … More Cole leads No. 20 UConn to 57-50 win over DePaul￼
Nojus Indrusaitis had an off night Friday. Of course, the Lemont star’s standards are a bit different from those of your typical player. Normally, an off night would mean enduring four quarters of shooting struggles and putting up single digits in the box score. For Indrusaitis, it meant missing a handful of shots but still … More Stop the presses, Nojus Indrusaitis missed a couple shots. No matter. Sophomore sensation gets in the groove as Lemont holds off Bremen.
DeMar DeRozan scored 29 points, Zach LaVine added 23 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Toronto Raptors 111-105 on Wednesday night. Nikola Vucevic also scored 17 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, notching his fifth straight double-double and helping the Bulls win consecutive games for the first time since Jan. 7. Full Article Here Casey Drottar … More DeRozan powers Bulls to 111-105 win over Raptors
Nick Niego understood the importance of Tuesday night’s game. The junior guard grew up wanting to play for Brother Rice. He knew about the Crusaders’ heated rivalry with Marist in “The Battle of Pulaski.” He had watched his older brothers take on the RedHawks while they played for Brother Rice, and he waited a long … More Double overtime. Battle of Pulaski. Brother Rice vs. Marist. Nick Niego takes 3-point shot heard around the South Side: ‘It was crazy.’
César Hernández had one of his least productive and most productive seasons in the same year. That reads like a misprint, and I’m just as confused by it as you might be. But that’s what happens when you have a player who spent the first 96 games of the season posting a career low batting … More The Bizarre Arrival and Disappearance of César Hernández’s Power Surge
Ahmad Henderson did everything he could to score during the early stages of Friday night’s game, but his shots just weren’t connecting. The junior point guard came up empty on several drives to the basket, leading Brother Rice coach Bobby Frasor to believe he was forcing too much. At halftime, Frasor gave Henderson a simple … More ‘Ready for the big stage’: Brother Rice’s Ahmad Henderson couldn’t hit his shots early. But then the third quarter began vs. Providence.
Jalen Terry scored 28 points, David Jones added 24 and DePaul stunned No. 20 Seton Hall with a 96-92 victory on Thursday. Javon Freeman-Liberty also scored 12 points, giving the Blue Demons (10-6, 1-5 Big East) easily their biggest win of the season. Freeman-Liberty, the conference’s leading scorer, aggravated a groin injury he had been … More DePaul upends No. 20 Seton Hall, 96-92
Lemont’s Matas and Rokas Castillo have always had on-court chemistry. Turns out that comes naturally for twins. But it still took a while for the junior guards to develop the physicality needed to hit their full potential. Once the brothers were asked to become leaders ahead of this season, they hit the gym as frequently … More ‘They came out of the womb playing together’: Twin brothers Matas and Rokas Castillo keep up the pace as Lemont rolls past Richards.
Alex Gamboa is always talking. The Stagg senior is never shy, whether he’s on the court or sitting on the bench. If he doesn’t like what he sees, he’s going to let his teammates know about it. Gamboa has been that way since he was called up to the varsity team as a sophomore. It’s … More Alex Gamboa likes to talk. That’s fine with Stagg because the senior guard backs it up, just like he did at Lockport on Friday.￼￼