Sacramento Kings will test brother of Andrew Wiggins
May 27th, 2014
The team of Sacramento Kings will test the brother of Andrew Wiggins during the summer league ofNBA. Nick Wiggins played two seasons for Wichita State in college basketball, but was not selected in this year’s draft, in which his brother was choice Number 1. Nick Wiggins is 23 years old, with height of 198 cm and plays as an attacking guard. In 2013 reaches the Final Four of college basketball team Shokars. Guard played 72 games for Wichita State between 2012 and 2014, and to 14.0 minutes per game account with 5.0 points and 2.0 rebounds. In the draft Sacramento Kings had another guard – Nick Stauskas of Michigan. The Sacramento Kings transfers are on way and definitely the team will play important role in NBA during the next season.
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University of Connecticut is the new champion of NCAA
April 5th, 2011
The basketball team of the University of Connecticut (UCONN) won for the third time in its history the U.S. National Championship, having won last night in the final 53:41 with Butler. Bulldogs, who recorded their second consecutive participation in the final NCAA, anti-record registered in the meeting, becoming the team with the lowest shooting percentage in a game that is a direct clash for the title. In front of full grandstands in Houston Kemba Walker scored 16 points for the victory of “Haskies, which is a 11-turn after the start of the playoffs. Connecticut was placed under number 3, ending the season with 32 successful and 9 defeats. The team of Jim Calhoun great game in defense by limiting opponents to 12 successful shots from 64 attempts. So with 18.8% Butler made history as the composition with the worst success rate in the final match of the National Championship. For its part tonight 68-year-old coach Jim Calhoun Haskis has become one of the oldest coaches who win the trophy. In the same time, the specialist to join the elite group of John Wooden, Adolph WDP, Mike and Bob Kshizhevski with three or more NCAA titles in his career. Jeremy Lamb scored 12 points, pulled 7 rebounds, made 2 assists, took the ball and make an “umbrella” and Alex Oriaki record “double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds for the success of Connecticut. Shelvin Mack was the only player with double digit Butler grade of 13 points and adding 9 rebounds to his statistics.
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Butler University again on final of NCAA
April 3rd, 2011
The Butler University’s team qualified for the second consecutive year in the finals of the collegiate championship in the U.S. since late last night in Houston defeated Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) with 70:62. So the team of Brad Stevens gets a second chance to win the national championship last spring after the retreat of the Duke.
“I will not be satisfied with just that we again finish. The bitter feeling the taste of defeat last year and I am of the opinion that now we have an excellent chance. Better than not going to get,” said to involve very well off the bench for the Bulldogs Zack Khan.
Schelvin Mack scored 24 points, but Khan said all 8 within 90 seconds in the second half when Butler made a final control of the game. Champion managed to neutralize most potent weapon in the composition of Shaka Smart this season – shooting from the area for three points. So the final question in the No. 8-seeded Butler will face Connecticut, which in the other semifinal wins Kentucky. Bulldogs are 28th in this season’s success and 9 losses, but in practice are the first team from a similar position who will stand in direct clash for the trophy 26 years. Last number 8 is Wilanów played finals in 1985.
“Just one step we can improve achievement from last year was explicit coach Brad Stevens winners.
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Connecticut is the first finalist in NCAA
April 2nd, 2011
The team of Connecticut qualified for the finals in the NCAA, after last night beat the Kentucky team dramatically with 56:55. Kemba Walker was most conducive for the Huskies and finished with 18 points, Jeremy Lamb added 12 and Alex Oriaki meeting ended with 8 points and 10 rebounds. Brandon Knight scored 17 points for Kentucky, and Darren Lamb and Terrence Jones reported respectively in 15 and 11 points, last one added on my account and 15 rebounds. This was the tenth consecutive success for Connecticut after the regular season, now alumni coach Jim Calhoun will try to enhance this series with another win. This will have to deal with the team of Butler, who in the other semifinal side VCU. The Kentucky’s players felt a certain difficulty in shooting, scoring only 33.9% of attempts for two points and at the end of the second half failed to specifying the over 5:39 minutes. Their opponents also have problems in the final stage, scoring 46.7% of average distance, but their percentage of the three was terrible – 1 / 12 (8.3%). However, Alex and Shabaz Oriaki Napier scored in the important moments and managed to lift his team ahead – 54:48 to 2:29 minutes to cheese. “Wildcats” tried everything to fail again to erase the deficit and reverse the course of the game in their favor, but marksmanship from afar to DeAndre Ligins and Brandon Knight, John Kalipari boys had to swallow defeat.
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