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February 5, 2010

McKnight Is Winningest Hoops Coach In Calif. History

Despite being thousands of miles from home, Mater Dei (Calif.) head boys basketball coach Gary McKnight, won his 844th career game Monday night to make his the all-time winningest coach in California history. Mater Dei defeated Hyattsville DeMatha (M...


February 5, 2010

Kopp Is Winningest Hoops Coach In Pa.

With 802 victories to his credit, Mike Kopp now is Pennsylvania’s all-time winningest basketball coach — boys or girls. Kopp is the girls basketball coach at Allentown Central Catholic, which defeated Bethlehem Catholic, 42-31, for the re...


February 5, 2010

Knight Calls Out Calipari

Speaking at an Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame fundraiser last night, former coach Bobby Knight, called out Kentucky coach John Calipari on how he left his former jobs at Memphis and the University of Massachusetts. Knight said, "We’ve gotten i...


February 5, 2010

Iowa Coach Returns, Wins, Suspends Player Indefinitely

After not coaching Iowa for the last couple of weeks after a recovering from a surgical procedure on his carotid artery, Todd Lickliter returned to the Hawkeyes bench Saturday. Iowa beat Drake, 71-67. However, later Saturday evening, guard Anthony Tu...


February 5, 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...


February 5, 2010

Hoops Coach, Mother Of 4, Has Inoperable Brain Cancer

Heather Sugg, the Beamer High School (Wash.) girls basketball coach, 36, found out recently that she has inoperable brain cancer. Instead of wallowing in self-misery, she is fighting for every day of her life. Read her incredible story at the link be...


February 5, 2010

Hoops Coach OK After Car Hit By Train

Mike Hoganson, the head girls basketball coach at Detroit Lakes High (Minn.) was in his car when it was struck by a Canadian Pacific Soo Line train Saturday. Hoganson’s car was sliding down a hill into an intersection with the train tracks. His...


February 5, 2010

Frosh Coach Suits Up To Play, Entire Staff Fired

Last month, San Gabriel High (Calif.) freshman girls basketball coach, Jannie Han, allegedly suited up and played in a junior varsity game. All coaches on staff, including varsity head coach Manny Flores and JV coach Mark Ho, have been fired for cove...