Monthly Archives: January 2009

Marissa Coleman Nets 19 For Lady Terps

Number 8 ranked team loses to Virginia, St. John’s College H.S. grad leads scorers:

Riverdale Baptist’s Demauria Liles added 18.

Maryland's Marissa Coleman drives to the basket past Nebraska's Tay Hester during the Terps' second-round NCAA tournament win over the Cornhuskers.



UMES’ Pitt Named MEAC Player of Week

Is a Fort Washington native:

University of Maryland Eastern Shore junior Neal Pitt (Fort Washington, Md.) was named Mid Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.


Pitt averaged 22.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in helping to the Hawks to a 2-0 week, including a 73-58 win at North Carolina Central Jan. 21. The victory ended the nation’s third longest road losing streak at 26 games.


Pitt had a game-high 24 points on 11-of-16 shooting to go along with five rebounds against the Eagles.

(Pitt attened National Christian Academy)


UDC Women Nationally-Ranked

Featuring players from Dunbar, Friendly, Surrattsville and Oxon Hill:


Jeff Allen Leads Virginia Tech in Upset

Former DeMatha star scores 16 in upset of no. 1 Wake Forest:


John Isaacs Dies- Last Washington Bear

D.C. had a world championship basketball team long before the Bullets. The last surviving player ascended:

I only had the pleasure of meeting him once. I’ve met Oscar Robertson, “Red” Auerbach, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Wayne Embry- all fine men- but here was only one John Isaacs.

Freeman, Wright Help Lead Hoyas

In victory over Providence, Austin Freeman of DeMatha and Chris Wright of St. John’s shot a combined 14-21 from the field:

Freeman scored 18, Wright 16. The team is coached by former Gonzaga All-Met John Thompson III.


Barack: Our First Baller At D.C. Landmark

Are you hip to Ben’s Chili Bowl?

Do you know what a half smoke is?


Notre Dame Has Nation’s Longest Home Winning Streak

The Irish have held court for 44 games in a row, including a recent win over Georgetown. Their coach is DeMatha alum Mike Brey:


Stanford Improves to 11-1

Stanford’s men’s basketball team is 11-1. Their new coach is former Mackin All-Met Johnny Dawkins:


Harvard Stuns BC

The Harvard Crimson men shocked Boston College 82-70. The Crimson are coached by W.T. Woodson product Tommy Amaker.