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December 18, 2015, 7:10 pm

Boys Basketball Player Rankings – Detroit PSL

Burney’s Top 10 Boys Basketball Players In The PSL   1. Kamari Newman (Detroit EEV) – Smooth operator on the wing, cool customer in crunch time, closer anywhere near the rim, crafty and efficient style  2. Brailyn Neely (Detroit Western) – The bling bling he boasts shows he’s a winner, he’s a gritty competitor and ...


December 16, 2015, 11:58 pm

Boys Basketball Player Power Rankings – The Catholic League

Top 10 Boys Basketball Players In The CHSL   1. Cassius Winston (UD-Jesuit) – The TRUTH!! 2. Ike Eke (UD-Jesuit) – The FUTURE!! 3. Kevin McKay (Warren DLS) – Explosive on the wing, long, athletic, smart…any questions? 4. P.J. Mitchell (Detroit Loyola) – Top player you haven’t heard of yet, slippery and savvy point guard already ...


December 14, 2015, 11:22 pm

Clutch Defense Secures WL Central Clipping Of Feisty Cass Tech Club

Walled Lake Central went to war down in “The D” and came out unscathed. The Vikings’ boys basketball squad pulled out a nip-and-tuck, early-season classic with a 58-56 defeat of host-Detroit Cass Tech in a Prep Spotlight showcase event Sunday afternoon. The game was supposed to take place back on Tuesday in the cancelled second ...


December 14, 2015, 10:33 pm

Boys BBall Player Power Rankings – Oakland County

Oakland County’s Top 10 Players 1. Trishton Jackson (West Bloomfield) – INSANITY personified in every sport he plays!! Simply a SUPERSTAR 2. Foster Loyer (Clarkston) – Has a real chance to end his career one of the top floor generals in Oakland County history 3. Spencer Littleson (RH Adams) – His game is so money ...


December 12, 2015, 11:11 pm

Five For Fighting – By Invitation Only

FIVE FOR FIGHTING – Top Five Performances At The Second-Annual Oakland Invitational Boys HS Hoops Showcase at North Farmington over the weekend. 1 Trishton Jackson (West Bloomfield) – They call him Action Jackson for a reason, as in he just went all ACTION JACKSON on the comp, 30-point, 8-dime effort in his club’s 77-76 edging ...


December 11, 2015, 10:18 pm

Northern Exposure – The Kids Are Here To Stay

The future is as bright as can be on the boys basketball court these days at Walled Lake Northern. Ronnie Thompson, the Knights’ rock-steady sideline general, has himself an enticing mix of underclassmen in his program. Alright, let’s roll call it: Andy Milliken (Super Soph) – Wonder on the wing who cut his teeth at ...


December 9, 2015, 10:35 pm

Burney’s Boys BBall Season Preview – The Players

Top 12 – AKA “The Dirty Dozen” 1. Cassius Winston (Detroit UD-Jesuit Sr. PG) – Think Mateen Cleaves 20 years ago 2. Austin Davis (Onsted Sr. C) – Best big guy in the state, bar none!! 3. Xavier Tillman (GR Christian Jr. PF) – Most physical post stud Burney’s laid eyes on in a while ...


December 7, 2015, 10:00 pm

Burney’s Boys BBall 2015-16 Season Preview – The Teams

1. Detroit UD-Jesuit – To say the Cubbies are the runaway preseason frontrunners to win its first-ever Class A boys hoops crown would be a vast understatement, locked & loaded for third final four in a row 2. Detroit Western – The defending Class A champs won’t go down easy, the MAC& BRAY Show will ...


December 6, 2015, 11:43 pm

Boys Basketball Training Camp Report – Belleville Watch List

Davion Williams (G) – About to blossom into a superstar in the backcourt, high-major DI potential as a combo guard, high hoops IQ, natural killer instinct in the lane, much improved outside marksman, MAD MOXIE, OUTRAGEOUS SWAGGER!! Javon Vincent (G) – Steady, smart floor general, sacrifices for the team, pesky type of player that just ...


December 4, 2015, 12:33 am

Boys Basketball Training Camp Report – Ypsilanti Watch List

Corey Allen (G) – UD-Mercy-signee, simply sweetness in everything he does, sugary goodness in the backcourt, smooth touch from long range, will play more point guard this year than in the past, natural scorer, fast-improving setup master, leader, seems like he’s been putting in work at Ypsi since the 1990s Marlin Talley (G) – Check ...


December 2, 2015, 11:50 pm

Boys Basketball Training Camp Report – River Rouge

Darien Owens-White (PG) – Grade-A pedigree, son of PSL great Mark White, pure floor general, mad flavor in the backcourt Dorian Watson (G) – Transfer from South Lyon East, big guard, can slash and shoot, lots of upside, lots of passion for the game Delonte Peterson (F) – Star-in-the-making on the wing, DI talent, athletic, ...