Tag "Marqus Blakely"

Vermont’s Dre Wills is dominating the game on defense

With seemingly preternatural craftiness, an extremely long 6-foot-6-inch frame, and an incredibly high, hair-trigger release, Siena senior forward Rob Poole can get his shot off against almost anyone in the country. So when Poole pulled up over 6-foot-1-inch Vermont sophomore

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Top Dunks: 81-90

Sam’s countdown of the top 100 America East dunks of the past season continues, as Air Brenton Airlines takes flight, the America East throws down on the game’s biggest stage, a wide load rattles the backboard and a lay-up line

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OBW All [Almost] Decade Rim-Rockers

On November 11th the America East will once again tip-off its season. It will also serve as a milestone of sorts for me, as it will mark my 11th season of following and now covering the America East day in

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Invite Only: BU’s Holland, Maine’s Barnies score pre-draft workouts from NBA teams

Boston University small forward/shooting guard John Holland and Maine power forward Troy Barnies have scored workouts with NBA franchises leading up to the 2011 NBA draft. Holland, the 2011 America East Player of the Year and a three-time first team

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Coppenrath wins championship: Helps carry Spanish Club C.B. Murcia to LEB Gold championship and trip back to first division.

While Marqus Blakely made headlines recently by signing with the Houston Rockets and becoming the first Vermont Catamount to make the NBA, the player who was supposed to have claimed that title, Taylor Coppenrath, continues to quietly carve out one

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Blakely gets called up to “The Show”

Former Vermont Catamount Marqus Blakely signed a three-year non-guaranteed contract with the Rockets on Tuesday, becoming the first Catamount to make it to the NBA. Blakely, a two-time America East Player of the Year and three-time America East Defensive Player

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John Holland invited to Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

John Holland is officially wading into the waters of professional basketball, as he has been invited to (and will participate in) the 2011 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, which starts today and runs through April 9th at Churchland H.S., in Portsmouth, Va.

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Vermont pulls away late, snaps two-game losing streak with quarterfinal win over Binghamton, 57-46

For 33 minutes, the No. 9 Binghamton Bearcats gave the class of the conference, the No. 1 Vermont Catamounts, everything it could handle and then some. Less than seven minutes remained, the Bearcats had the ball, a chance to pull

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AE Alumni Around the World

Earlier this season we checked in on former America East players Rashad Bell and Muhammad El-Amin, who are both competing in the top league in Hungary. At the time, Bell was making a run at another league MVP, while El-Amin

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Let’s go streaking: Tim Ambrose is on a roll

Everyone knows Albany’s Tim Ambrose can put up numbers. The compact 6-foot-nil guard had solid stats as a freshman despite limited playing time and provided more than his fair share of scoring outbursts in his sophomore and junior year. Despite

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