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Arkansas gets basketball commitment from No. 44 recruit Chance Moore – ESPN Philippines
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Arkansas gets basketball commitment from No. 44 recruit Chance Moore – ESPN Philippines

5:40 AM PHTJeff BorzelloESPN Staff Writer Close Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware.Chance Moore, who is ranked No. 44 in the 2021 ESPN 100, announced his commitment to Arkansas on Saturday, giving Eric Musselman his fifth ranked prospect since taking over the Razorbacks.Moore chose Arkansas over a long list…

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Arkansas gets basketball commitment from No. 44 recruit Chance Moore – ESPN Australia
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Arkansas gets basketball commitment from No. 44 recruit Chance Moore – ESPN Australia

9:40 PM GMTJeff BorzelloESPN Staff Writer Close Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware.Chance Moore, who is ranked No. 44 in the 2021 ESPN 100, announced his commitment to Arkansas on Saturday, giving Eric Musselman his fifth ranked prospect since taking over the Razorbacks.Moore chose Arkansas over a long list…

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Basketball player dies: Former Florida State player Michael Ojo dies in… – The Sportsrush
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Basketball player dies: Former Florida State player Michael Ojo dies in… – The Sportsrush

Former Florida state player, Michael Ojo has died in Serbia because of a heart attack that he suffered while training.Michael Ojo died due to a Cardiac attack during individual training in Serbia. His former team Red Star Belgrade has confirmed the news. The statement said, ” The sudden and Shocking death has deeply shaken everybody…

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JUST IN: Nigerian Basketball Star, Ojo, Dies in Serbia – thewillnigeria
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JUST IN: Nigerian Basketball Star, Ojo, Dies in Serbia – thewillnigeria

Michael-Ojo BEVERLY HILLS, August 07, (THEWILL) – A Nigerian basketball player, Michael Ojo who previously played for Red Star Belgrade, died at the age of 27 during a training session in the Serbian capital on Friday, the club said. The club couldn’t confirm the cause of death, but local media reported that Ojo suffered a…

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Ex-FSU Basketball Player Michael Ojo Dead At 27 After Heart Attack – TMZ
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Ex-FSU Basketball Player Michael Ojo Dead At 27 After Heart Attack – TMZ

Michael Ojo Ex-FSU Hoops Player Dead At 27 … After Heart Attack 8/7/2020 10:01 AM PT Breaking News 9:58 AM PT — Florida State has released a statement on Ojo’s passing … saying, “We would like to express our deepest sympathy to the family, friends and former teammates of Michael.” “Michael was a team captain,…

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Basketball returns with virtual fans, social justice – Good Morning America

Basketball returns with virtual fans, social justice l GMA – YouTube

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Iowa men’s basketball team stops workouts after two players test positive for COVID-19 – Iowa City Press Citizen
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Iowa men’s basketball team stops workouts after two players test positive for COVID-19 – Iowa City Press Citizen

Mark Emmert, Hawk Central Published 11:58 a.m. CT July 28, 2020 | Updated 12:53 p.m. CT July 28, 2020CLOSE The Iowa football coach speaks on June 3 about his role in speaking out on racism and police violence, as well as what he’s trying to learn. Hawk CentralIOWA CITY, Ia. — Two Iowa men’s basketball players…

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PITT BASKETBALL RECRUIT DECOMMITS – wccsradio.com
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PITT BASKETBALL RECRUIT DECOMMITS – wccsradio.com

Pitt basketball may be losing a star recruit. Jalen Hood-Schifino, who verbally committed to Pitt coach Jeff Capel as a high school sophomore last year, yesterday re-opened his recruiting.  His stock has been rising and he is getting lots of offers from big-time programs, including Pitt’s ACC rivals Clemson, Virginia tech, Boston College, Georgia Tech,…

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Converse Basketball Continues Growth, Signs Shai Gilgeous-Alexander – Forbes
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Converse Basketball Continues Growth, Signs Shai Gilgeous-Alexander – Forbes

A summer 2020 All Star Pro BB model from Converse, part of the brand’s growing presence in … [+] basketball. Converse The past year of Converse basketball has taken the oldest brand in the sport in completely modern directions. And that continues in year two of the brand’s reentry to basketball with the July 8…

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The Basketball Tournament expert picks — Two teams are on everyone’s list – ESPN
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The Basketball Tournament expert picks — Two teams are on everyone’s list – ESPN

Jul 2, 2020ESPN staffThis year’s edition of The Basketball Tournament is unique for a multitude of reasons. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the event is positioned to offer American fans the first televised team basketball event since the NBA suspended its season in March. But the TBT will also benefit from an abundance of…

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How The Basketball Tournament Is Taking Precautions For Seventh Annual Winner-Takes-All Event – Forbes
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How The Basketball Tournament Is Taking Precautions For Seventh Annual Winner-Takes-All Event – Forbes

Former Houston Rockets guard Joe Johnson is playing for Overseas Elite in The Basketball Tournament, … [+] a winner-takes-all event that starts on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) ASSOCIATED PRESS As the coronavirus pandemic began causing the cancellations or postponements of sporting events in mid-March, Jon Mugar started wondering what would happen to…

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Driveway Basketball Hoop Helped Markelle Fultz Stay Sharp During Hiatus – OrlandoMagic.com
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Driveway Basketball Hoop Helped Markelle Fultz Stay Sharp During Hiatus – OrlandoMagic.com

ORLANDO – Desperate to hang onto the good basketball vibes and rhythm that he had established during his finest season yet as an NBA player, Orlando Magic point guard Markelle Fultz made an important purchase just three days into the league’s abrupt stoppage because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Not sure how long the delay in…

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Basketball restarts in China with resumption of CBA after coronavirus shutdown – ESPN
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Basketball restarts in China with resumption of CBA after coronavirus shutdown – ESPN

10:57 AM GMTAssociated Press BEIJING — The Chinese basketball league has restarted after an almost five-month shutdown for the coronavirus pandemic, with fewer foreign players and no fans in the stands.The CBA was suspended on Jan. 24 after the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, a week before it was scheduled to return following a spring break…

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The Basketball Tournament will be played in Columbus, air live on ESPN – ESPN
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The Basketball Tournament will be played in Columbus, air live on ESPN – ESPN

9:28 AM ETMyron MedcalfESPN Staff Writer Close Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, MankatoThe Basketball Tournament, a winner-take-all affair for a seven-figure sum to be held next month, will become the first live televised basketball competition in America since the coronavirus pandemic sidelined sporting events around the world in…

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American basketball star returns home after being stuck in Romania due to coronavirus pandemic – Yahoo Sports
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American basketball star returns home after being stuck in Romania due to coronavirus pandemic – Yahoo Sports

Kerron Johnson, the former Belmont basketball star stuck in Romania due to COVID-related travel restrictions, has made it back to the United States.In a phone interview with Yahoo Sports, Johnson said he got on a return flight Saturday in part because of a travel tip provided by the publicity surrounding his circumstance.Johnson got back to…

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