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January 6, 2010

State Champion Coach Loses Battle With Cancer

Patti Heffner, the former head girls coach at Catasauqua High (Pa.) and Parkland High (Pa.), where she won state titles with both, has passed away at the age of 51 after a long battle with cancer. Heffner had a career coaching mark of 378-167.http://...

January 6, 2010

Team Sets Texas Hoops Scoring Record By Netting 170 Points

Yates High (Texas) scored 170 points in a boys basketball game last night in a 170-35 victory over Lee High. Yates, which led 100-12, continued to press into the second half, causing the Lee coach Jacques Armant to say he felt "disrespected" and that...

January 4, 2010

Baylor Women Rip Texas State By 81

You don't see too many 80+-point victories in major college basketball but the Baylor women beat Texas State Saturday, 99-18. No. 5 Baylor held a 47-5 halftime advantage and never looked back.http://www.newstreamz.com/2010/01/03/bobcats-suffer-histor...

January 4, 2010

Inspirational Story Of Girl Who Lost Arm But Still Plays Hoops

Marykate Hughes, a 17-year-old from Woodland, Wash., should serve as an inspiration to us all. Despite having her right arm amputated recently due to an "unclassified sarcoma" cancer in it, she continues to play basketball for her high school team. R...

January 4, 2010

Pearl Apologizes For Players’ Actions

University of Tennessee men's basketball coach, Bruce Pearl, has apologized for four of his players' actions. The four players were charged with drugs and firearms possession Friday after police found marijuana and two handguns in a rental car they o...

January 4, 2010

USC Sanctions Its Program

Seven months after former head men's coach Tim Floyd admitted to giving former USC recruit O.J. Mayo $1, 000 to a man who helped direct Mayo to the school, USC has imposed penalities on its program. USC will not play in the postseason this year, incl...

December 30, 2009

Dawkins Earns 600th Victory

Bullard Brook Hill High (Texas) boys basketball coach Wally Dawkins won his 600th game Monday night with a 61-52 victory over Chapel Hill. Dawkins' career record is 600-254.http://www.bullardnews.com/news/2009-12-30/Sports/NO_600.html Dawkins Earns 6...

December 30, 2009

Michigan’s Associate Coach Dunn Taking Leave

University of Michigan associate men's basketball coach Jerry Dunn is taking an indefinite leave of absence from the team citing "family matters." Dunn has been head coach John Beilein's associate head coach since he started with the Wolverines three...