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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47310 on: June 05, 2019, 03:35:23 pm »
NCAA has approved a change to move the men's three point line to the international distance. Change goes into effect next season in Division I and for the 2020-2021 season in Division II and III.
https://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2019-06-05/mens-college-basketball-3-point-line-extended-international
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47311 on: June 07, 2019, 01:52:41 am »


Usually we try and relax in the offseason. We have always had ideas of doing an off-season podcast, but we usually end up being distracted by other things. This off-season we decided to go for it.

We did get some "down time" in between the end of the season through the end of May, but we are ready to get back into chatting about DIII - basketball especially.

And there is plenty to talk about starting with the "MIAC Decision" or #TomToss.

Dave McHugh is joined by Pat Coleman to discuss why (no, really, why?!) some of the MIAC presidents decided to "involuntarily" remove St. Thomas from the conference it helped found 99-years ago. We talk about the history, the flaws in the supposed arguments (though, no president has gone on record), and what options UST has moving forward. Dave also gives his thoughts on the topic.

Also hear from two coaches who made some unexpected job decisions this off-season. Dave chats with Sam Hargraves who left Alma for fellow-MIAA member Olivet despite his alma mater, Calvin, having a job opening. And Gordon Mann chats with Michael Coppolino who shifted coasts to take over the vaunted George Fox program - something that was even unusual for GFU.

Plus, a brief look at some of the other coaching decisions as the calendar turns towards summer.

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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47312 on: June 10, 2019, 09:24:45 am »
If anyone in the Grand Rapids area is interested in some MIAA summer basketball, there is a new league this year (no college/adult leagues at The Courthouse this year).  Link below has schedule and team rosters:

https://www.kengeorgebasketball.com/wmcbl.html
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47313 on: June 10, 2019, 04:47:40 pm »
Mark Tocco 6-0 PG  Macomb Dakota will attend Albion.   Tocco made the BCAM All-State team in Division 1

Albion twitter will be presenting their recruiting class the next few weeks.  https://twitter.com/AlbionMBB
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47314 on: June 11, 2019, 12:18:54 pm »
Been a while - so here is an updated recruiting list (corrections welcomed):

Player     Height   Position   High School      College
Connor Pelham     6-3   G   Michigan Center (MI)      Adrian
Mark Tocco     6-0   G   Macomb Dakota (MI)      Albion
Jonathan Wilkerson     6-0   G   East Lansing (MI)      Albion
Michael Hill     6-1   G   Detroit Cass Tech (MI)      Albion
Josh Palo     6-1   G   Howell (MI)      Albion
Khy Winston     6-3   G   UD Jesuit (MI)      Albion
Steve Morrissey     6-3   G/F   Northville (MI)      Albion
Chris Cooper     6-6   F   Schoolcraft (MI)      Albion
Nate Dyeman     6-0   G   Jenison (MI)      Alma
Andrew Blanchard     6-3   G/F   Engadin (MI)      Alma
Marcus Haveman     5-11   G   GR Christian (MI)      Calvin
Isaac Moolenaar     6-1   G   Midland Down (MI)      Calvin
Isaac Davis     6-2   G   Plainwell (MI)      Calvin
Caleb Dekryger     6-7   F   Allegan (MI)      Calvin
Tommy Surges     5-10   G   Marmion Academy (IL)      Hope
Clayton Dykhouse     5-11   G   Zeeland East (MI)      Hope
Jess Hartmann     6-0   G   Bishop Moore (FL)      Hope
Brady Swinehart     6-0   G   Ionia (MI)      Hope
Luke Putnam     6-1   G   Aquinas Institute (NY)      Hope
J.P. LaPrade     6-2   G   Bishop Moore (FL)      Hope
TJ McKenzie     6-3   G   North Muskegon (MI)      Hope
Evan Thomas     6-4   G/F   Okemos (MI)      Hope
Harris Hawkins     6-4   F   Henry Clay (KY)      Hope
TJ VanKoevering     6-5   F   Unity Christian (MI)      Hope
Jeremy Kitka        G   Warren Cousino (MI)      Kalamazoo
Conner Kok        G   GR South Christian (MI)      Kalamazoo
Jack McGuire     6-7   F/C   Walled Lake Northern (MI)      Kalamazoo
Shawn Pardee     5-11   G   Millington HS (MI)      Olivet
Noah Wiswary     6-1   G   Unity Christian (MI)      Olivet
Britton Angell     6-3   G   Big Rapids Crossroads (MI)      Olivet
Drew Moore     6-3   G/F   Forest Hills Northern (MI)      Olivet
Collin McCrackin     6-0   G   DeWitt (MI)      Trine
Terrel Bryant     6-1   G   Holland (OH)      Trine
Connor Jones     6-3   G   Danville (IN)      Trine
Mike Barnfield     6-4   G/F   Ft. Wayne Snider (IN)      Trine
Jake Schuler     6-5   F   Rochester Adams (MI)      Trine
Brent Cox     6-6   F   East Noble (IN)      Trine
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47315 on: June 14, 2019, 04:26:48 pm »
Ken Thomas  6-4  F  Harper Woods will attend Albion.

Jared Nash 6-4 F  Escanaba will will attend Albion.
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47316 on: June 19, 2019, 07:59:28 pm »
Latest MIAA coaching rumor is Jay Smith will accept the Northern Michigan job.

Unverified but still fun.    Hot rumor would be Ryan Clark to Kzoo now.  :-\
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47317 on: June 19, 2019, 08:23:03 pm »
Latest MIAA coaching rumor is Jay Smith will accept the Northern Michigan job.

Unverified but still fun.    Hot rumor would be Ryan Clark to Kzoo now.  :-\

50% of the league with a new coach - wow!
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47318 on: June 20, 2019, 01:06:11 pm »
Per the Albion Athletics twitter account, the Britons will tip the 19-20 season with an Oct 29 exhibition @ MSU.  Pretty cool chance for the Winton brothers (Cassius @ MSU and Zach & Khy @ Albion) to play against one another.  Suspect that as kids growing up they played out similar scenarios many times, but to actually get to do this is pretty cool!!
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47319 on: June 20, 2019, 03:25:55 pm »
Thatís a pretty cool opportunity for Albion to play at the Breslin. Glad it worked out for all involved. Thatís for letting us know FDF.
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47320 on: June 20, 2019, 03:37:25 pm »
Thanks to the the ability to cross reference the schedules we have
Jan 8th
Kzoo@Trine
Adrian@Alma
Calvin@Albion
OC@Hope
Jan 11th
Alma@Trine
Kzoo@Adrian
Calvin@OC
Albion@Hope
Jan 15
Trine@Adrian
Hope@Calvin
Albion@Alma
OC/Kzoo location unknown
Jan 18th
Trine@calvin
Adrian@Hope
Kzoo@Albion
OC/Alma location unknown
Jan 22nd
OC@Trine
Adrian@Albion
Calvin@Alma
Hope@Kzoo
Jan 25th
Albion@Trine
OC@Adrian
Calvin@Kzoo
Alma@Hope
Jan 29th
Trine@Hope
Calvin@Adrian
Albion@OC
Kzoo/Alma location unknown
Feb 1st
Trine@Kzoo
Alma@Adrian
Albion@Calvin
Hope@Olivet
Feb 5th
Trine@Alma
Adrian@Kzoo
OC@Calvin
Hope@Albion
Feb 8th
Adrian@Trine
Calvin@Hope
Alma@Albion
Kzoo/OC location unknown
Feb 12th
Calvin@Trine
Hope@Adrian
Albion@Kzoo
OC/Alma location unknown
Feb 15th
Trine@OC
Albion@Adrian
Alma@Calvin
Kzoo@Hope
Feb 19th
Trine@Albion
Adrian@OC
Calvin@Kzoo
Hope@Alma
Feb 22nd
Hope@Trine
Adrian@Calvin
OC@Albion
Kzoo/Alma location unknown

Updated schedule. Just missing locations on six games but all matchups are now known. Jan 18th coach Hargraves gets his first chance coaching against his old team, hopefully in Cutler as thatís probably the first weekend of pledging and Iíd love to see an electric crowd that night.
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47321 on: June 26, 2019, 01:06:15 pm »
Northern Michigan names Matt Majkrzak (Bryant and Stratton, WI) their new head coach.


That should wrap up the relevant MIAA coaching moves or potential moves.  Pretty rough year for rumor mill accuracy I'd say.
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47322 on: June 26, 2019, 01:28:25 pm »
Keelen Lucas  5-10 PG  Ferndale will attend Albion.

I believe that wraps up Albion's recruiting class.


Alma has also been revealing their class on twitter.

Andrew Blanchard 6-3 G/F  Engadine
Nate Dyeman 6-0 G  Jenison
Cam Sutherland 6-1 G  Alma
Trevor Salani 6-1 G  Manton
Casey Constant  5-10 G Grand Haven
Joey Fosmore  6-3 F  Glen Lake
Kenny Adrian 6-6  F  Standish-Sterling
Jack Poling 6-10 C   Beaverton, Oregon  Westview HS



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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47323 on: June 26, 2019, 01:43:13 pm »
Keelen Lucas  5-10 PG  Ferndale will attend Albion.

Relation to Kalin Lucas?
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Re: MBB: Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
« Reply #47324 on: June 26, 2019, 07:12:29 pm »
Couple more JUCO's for Olivet

Darian Burkett   6-3 G/F   Gull Lake --- Kalamazoo Valley CC

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