College Hoops Report: Local programs score big wins during opening week

Lady Pirates pull off huge upset over ACC opponent by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 The college basketball season has started off well within the local ranks with several programs scoring big wins during the opening weekend of the new season. It was the women’s programs that scored the biggest win. Perhaps the most surprising victory of…

Norfolk State Men fall to VSU in exhibition contest

Virginia Beach native Owens forces overtime, Trojans win against rival Spartans by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Saturday night, a confident Virginia State men walked into Joseph Echols Hall and left victorious over a Norfolk State team. Aided by a game-tying three-pointer by Virginia Beach native Philip Owens II to end regulation, the Trojans walked with a…

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Major recruiting scandal rocks college basketball

Fraud, Recuiting violations rock college basketball by Jazmin Sherard, recruit757 Per reports from ESPN, four assistant basketball coaches from some of the top programs in the nation are under investigation for fraud and corruption. Those involved were arrested Tuesday after they were caught taking thousands of dollars in payoffs to persuade college athletes who were…

Finally settled in at Oak Hill Johnson recruitment beginning to shape

With senior season approaching, Oak Hill’s Johnson tightening up recruitment by Daisia Payne, recruit757 South Hill (Va) native Keldon Johnson had a standout summer heading into his senior year, gaining notoriety from several high-major schools. The five-star guard recently added the University of Kentucky to his extensive list of offers.   Kentucky head coach John…