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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #45990 on: June 07, 2018, 02:36:50 pm »
Tyler Edwards (recent Alma grad) has joined the Alma coaching staff as an assistant.


Olivet is playing 4 D2's next Winter including defending D2 champ Ferris State.  First two will be exhibitions for the Comets.

Oct. 27  Lake Superior State
Dec 9   Ferris State
Dec 29  Findley
Dec 30  Saginaw Valley State

Only Lake Superior St. will be an exhibition for the Comets, the rest are real games. 
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #45991 on: June 08, 2018, 10:21:05 pm »
Trine MBB 2018-2019 schedule is up:

http://www.trinethunder.com/sports/mbkb/2018-19/schedule

Non-conference: 6 home and 6 road games which includes 2 tournaments, one at Albion in November and one at Mount Union in December.  Odd to have nonconference home and road dates with Illinois Tech.

Conference:  appears to be the same line up as last years schedule except home/away dates reversed.

This has now been updated with the second Illinois Tech game removed from the schedule.
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #45992 on: June 20, 2018, 04:08:57 pm »
Albion has done a full twitter release of their recruiting class.  One or two here that are new

Zach Winston 6-2 G  Detroit Jesuit
Devin Holmes 6-5 F  Detroit Renaissance
M.J. Barnes  6-2  Wing   Rowlett HS, Rowlett, Tx 
Cortez Garland 6-0 PG  Detroit Renaissance
Chase Kinzinger 5-9 PG  Cedar Springs
O.J. Rolle  6-5 Wing  Norland HS, Miami, Fl.
Jalen Martin 6-4  F  Thornwood HS, South Holland, Il
Timothy Rodriguez 5-10 PG  Miami Beach HS, Miami Beach, Fl

Albion made a highlight video of all their commits
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCUgwBS_fT0&feature=youtu.be

Nicely done Albion.




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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #45993 on: June 21, 2018, 06:18:49 pm »
Trine commit:

Bryce Williams, 6-3, wing, Archbold HS, Archbold Ohio

Bryce is the brother of current Trine WBB senior Cassidy Williams, and son of outgoing Trine Men's Assistant coach Doug Williams, who is stepping down so he attend his daughter's games during her upcoming senior season at Trine.

Bryce was 2nd team All Ohio Div III and led his HS team within 1 game of the state championship.

In other team news, Trine has hired 2 new MBB assistants.  John Wysong, a longtime local college and HS coach in NE Indiana and a 1976 Tri-State graduate, and Zach Hurth, a 2015 Albion College graduate and member of the Britons basketball team.  They replace the aforementioned Doug Williams and Rob Metry.
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #45994 on: June 25, 2018, 02:46:07 pm »
Moneyball Pro-Am summer league kicks off Thursday in Lansing at the Summit  (I96 and Lansing Rd)

A Few MIAA guys playing

Tracy Edmond  -Olivet?-    --Team Definition   (curiously listed as LCC '16 on roster)
Caleb Hoekstra -Hope-     --Team Glory
Preston Laketa -Alma-      --Team Glory
Zach Winston -Albion-      --Team Quicksilver   (playing with older brother Cassius Winston)
Michael Fomby -Olivet-     --Team Quicksilver
Bryan Dutton -Olivet '10-  --Team Quicksilver
Harrison Gilstrap -Olivet-   --Team Showtime 
Forest Bouyer -Calvin-      --Team Vintage

Each of the six teams has 2 MSU Spartans on it.  MIAA guys usually don't get much run in this but its fun to watch the MSU guys play in a small setting.  No Miles Bridges this year so probably less of a madhouse, but I suppose Loyer and Bingham might bring some folks out.  Some of the lesser known guys can really play.


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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #45995 on: July 08, 2018, 02:09:13 am »
Moneyball Pro-Am is at Aim High not The Summit (they're right next to each other).......that's old for ya.


Trevor Manuel, Olivet played for the Gold/yellow team with Foster Loyer this last week.   The once famous Graham Couch for the LSJ wrote up this nice article on him.  https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/sports/columnists/graham-couch/2018/07/08/trevor-manuel-oregon-loyola-olivet-couch-column/762075002/ 

Spoiler:   He's still planning on playing for the Comets.



Good luck to all MIAA players playing the '3' this Winter.
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #45996 on: July 09, 2018, 01:58:46 pm »

Moneyball Pro-Am summer league kicks off Thursday in Lansing at the Summit  (I96 and Lansing Rd)

A Few MIAA guys playing

Tracy Edmond  -Olivet?-    --Team Definition   (curiously listed as LCC '16 on roster)
Caleb Hoekstra -Hope-     --Team Glory
Preston Laketa -Alma-      --Team Glory
Zach Winston -Albion-      --Team Quicksilver   (playing with older brother Cassius Winston)
Michael Fomby -Olivet-     --Team Quicksilver
Bryan Dutton -Olivet '10-  --Team Quicksilver
Harrison Gilstrap -Olivet-   --Team Showtime 
Forest Bouyer -Calvin-      --Team Vintage

Each of the six teams has 2 MSU Spartans on it.  MIAA guys usually don't get much run in this but its fun to watch the MSU guys play in a small setting.  No Miles Bridges this year so probably less of a madhouse, but I suppose Loyer and Bingham might bring some folks out.  Some of the lesser known guys can really play.


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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #45997 on: July 12, 2018, 03:49:50 pm »
I won't lie I haven't been on here in some time so forgive me if this was already brought up.  Bryan Powell will be joining the Calvin coaching staff as an assistant coach.

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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #45998 on: July 12, 2018, 08:43:06 pm »
I won't lie I haven't been on here in some time so forgive me if this was already brought up.  Bryan Powell will be joining the Calvin coaching staff as an assistant coach.

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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #45999 on: July 12, 2018, 11:04:19 pm »
Kalamazoo mens basketball twitter posted the following as their recruiting class.  (heights are from quick searches)

Joey  Robb  SF  Plymouth     
Tre Humes  6-5  SF  Kzoo Valley CC, Portage Northern
Marty Ward  6-3 G  East Grand Rapids
Art Caldwell  6-8 C  Ann Arbor Huron
A. J.  Abdelnour  5-10 PG   Detroit Catholic Central
Cooper Smith 6-4 SG  Kzoo Hackett

Kzoo graduated 3, return 14 (plus 1 from injury I think), 11 of those last years Freshmen.  Not much idea where these guys will fit in.  I imagine the Hornets will lose one or two to attrition.

Humes could be an impact guy.


Kzoo also has its schedule posted:
https://hornets.kzoo.edu/sports/mbkb/2018-19/schedule

Remembering mental notes from spring, I'd expect Anderson and Chicago to be pretty good D3 tests.  Spring Arbor will be good as well.
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #46000 on: July 17, 2018, 02:18:29 pm »
Hope has posted its 2019 schedule

https://athletics.hope.edu/sports/mbkb/2018-19/schedule

Possibly unnecessary commentary at a later time.
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #46001 on: July 17, 2018, 03:23:12 pm »
Hope has posted its 2019 schedule

https://athletics.hope.edu/sports/mbkb/2018-19/schedule

Possibly unnecessary commentary at a later time.

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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #46002 on: July 21, 2018, 03:58:16 pm »
I donít know if anyone else happened to catch any of The Basketball Tournament that is going on on ESPN right now, but Brooks Miller is on the coaching staff for the Texas Tech alumni team
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #46003 on: July 21, 2018, 08:31:46 pm »
I donít know if anyone else happened to catch any of The Basketball Tournament that is going on on ESPN right now, but Brooks Miller is on the coaching staff for the Texas Tech alumni team


Yes, The Matadors held their training camp at Trine University this past week leading up to the tournament.  Both Brooks Miller, who earned his Masters at Texas Tech and was a grad assistant at Texas Tech under Bobby Knight, and Drew Lehman, current Trine assistant coach, are both on the Matador staff. 

The Matadors won their first game today against UCincinnati alum squad.  They now face a very good OSU alum squad featuring Jared Sullinger and Jon Diebler tomorrow afternoon.   

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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #46004 on: July 23, 2018, 05:49:55 pm »
Matadors (TTU) were defeated by Scarlet & Gray (OSU) yesterday afternoon.  Too much Sullinger inside, could not be stopped.

Dan Dakich gives some on air love to Trine coach Brooks Miller and former player Will Dixon during their game on Saturday against the Bearcat Jam (UC).  That was pretty cool. 

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