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2/20 Prep Basketball Recap

Homestead topped DeKalb, Wayne bested Canterbury, and New Haven outlasted Leo in overtime to headline area prep hoops on Tuesday night.

Lemon, McKinney-Jones to sign 10-day NBA contracts

The Mad Ants are expected to lose two of their top players for the immediate future as Walter Lemon Jr. and Trey McKinney-Jones are both reportedly signing 10-day contracts with NBA teams.

Hot-shooting Miami freshman sinks Irish

Freshman Lonnie Walker IV scored 19 points, hitting 5 of 7 from 3-point range, and his deep 3 gave Miami the lead for good as the Hurricanes rode a late 13-0 burst to a 77-74 Atlantic Coast Conference win over Notre Dame on Monday night.

2/19 Prep Basketball Recap

1A no. 2 Blackhawk Christian bested Northrop 68-53 at Mark Schoeff Gymnasium to headline area boys basketball on Monday night.

2/19 Wendy’s Play of the Week!

This week’s winner was Central Noble’s Sydney Freeman, who’s lay-up late in the fourth quarter sealed a semi-state win for the Cougars and sent her team to the 2A state title game.

Woodlan grad Hinton honored by MIAA

Rain Hinton, a first-year frontcourt player from Fort Wayne, Ind., was named the player of the week in women’s basketball after leading fourth quarter surges that carried Albion to victories over Kalamazoo College and Saint Mary’s College last wee

Beachem relishing first season as a pro

As a rookie for the South Bay Lakers – the G League affiliate of the L.A. Lakers – New Haven graduate V.J. Beachem is learning on the fly as a professional basketball player.

Mastodons fall in five to no. 6 Loyola

Despite a career-high 24 kills from Pelegrin Vargas, No. 14 Fort Wayne fell to No. 6 Loyola Chicago 3-2 (27-25, 25-19, 23-25, 18-25, 15-12) on Arnie Ball Court on Friday (Feb. 16).