Thursday, August 30, 2007

Thursday, August 02, 2007

News From The Summit 8/3/2007

Local products test their game in summer leagues--The Oakland Press

Currently, former college and high school area standouts are playing in the league, including Mychal Covington (Oakland University), ...

"The other thing that makes it great is international rules," Shockey said. "You can't jawjack with the referee."

Indeed, there's little time to waste in a typical fast-paced game, which often features sharp shooting from the field, high-flying dunks, fearless drives to the basket and the fastest hands this side of the NBA.

The cost is $85 for an intense summer of competitive basketball. But high-level basketball skills are required.

"A couple of guys ... I've given them their money back," said Shockey.

But not Brandon Cassise, who will be a senior on Oakland University's basketball team. Cassise and several teammates from Oakland, including B-Jay Walker, Shane Lawal and Keith Benson, are also playing in the league.

2006-2007 Bison Basketball Slideshow--YouTube

Ohio State 1 of 4 early hosts in NIT Season

New Jersey Tech will be at Washington with Utah playing High Point in the other game, while Oral Roberts is at Texas A&M with Texas-El Paso playing Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the other game.

ORU to Face Texas A&M in NIT Season Tip-Off--The Summit League

News From The Summit 8/2/2007

Day To Play Professional Basketball In Hungary--UMKC Kangaroos
Four 2007 Postseason Qualifiers Highlight UMKC Women's Basketball Schedule--UMKC Kangaroos

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All-College Classic: OU / Gonzaga adds to intrigue--The Tulsa World
Men's Basketball Announces 2007-08 Schedule--Oral Roberts University Golden Eagles