College Basketball

Post man Armando Bacot will return to UNC-Chapel Hill for his senior season with the North Carolina Tar Heels

North Carolina big man Armando Bacot returning to Tar Heels for senior season By Victor Barbosa, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The national-runner-up North Carolina Tar Heels men’s basketball team will have its leading scorer and rebounder back for the 2022-2023 season. Tar Heel forever ?? pic.twitter.com/lBbbrb0hTT — Armando Bacot Jr. (@iget_buckets35) April 13, 2022 "I'm back." pic.twitter.com/LooDQ3pVyc Post man Armando Bacot will return to UNC-Chapel Hill for his senior season with the North Carolina Tar Heels

Duke Dancin’ to New Orleans:Blue Devils reach the Final Four after 78-69 victory over the Arkansas Razorbacks

from www.nytimes.com: SAN FRANCISCO — Spanning several generations, Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski has molded four-year stalwarts and one-and-dones into championship teams, instilled some teams with a floor-slapping toughness and others with a freewheeling offense, and at times has seemed to be able to bend a referee’s whistle to his will. Krzyzewski’s neatest trick, though, may Duke Dancin’ to New Orleans:Blue Devils reach the Final Four after 78-69 victory over the Arkansas Razorbacks

Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford HS) making it Rain with 20 pts./13 rebounds for N.C. State, as Pack tops VA Tech, 70-55: Exhilarating!!!!!

Final from the Greensboro Coliseum, home of the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament: Women’s Semifinals… N.C. State 70, Virginia Tech 55 N.C. State the Reigning ACC Champions, and now on to Sunday’s final game at the Greensboro Coliseum… Elissa Cunane, from Northern Guilford High School, led the Wolfpack to this semifinal victory, as the “Big Smile” Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford HS) making it Rain with 20 pts./13 rebounds for N.C. State, as Pack tops VA Tech, 70-55: Exhilarating!!!!!

Jalen Seegars(High Point Christian Academy/Page HS) leads Fayetteville State men’s basketball to first CIAA Conference Tournament Title in nearly 50 years(Seegars Tourney MVP)

FSU Wins 1st Men’s CIAA Basketball Title Since ’73 with 65-62 Win over VA Union BALTIMORE – Top seed Fayetteville State made the most of its second straight CIAA championship appearance. **********The FSU Broncos’ Jalen Seegars(High Point Christian Academy/Page High School) scored 15 points for the Broncos and the Tournament MVP award went to Seegars, Jalen Seegars(High Point Christian Academy/Page HS) leads Fayetteville State men’s basketball to first CIAA Conference Tournament Title in nearly 50 years(Seegars Tourney MVP)

N.C. State Wolfpack Women go to (26-3/17-1) on the season, as Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford HS) scores 22 points for Pack, in Wolf Win over VA Tech/Liz Kitley(NWG) with 18 points for Hokies

N.C. State Women’s basketball top Virginia Tech Hokies to go (26-3/17-1) for the regular season…Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford High School) led all scorers on the floor with 22 points, just one shy of a season high, for the senior Wolfpack women’s center. You have to think Elissa Cunane’s parents, Dan and Sharon Cunane were on hand N.C. State Wolfpack Women go to (26-3/17-1) on the season, as Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford HS) scores 22 points for Pack, in Wolf Win over VA Tech/Liz Kitley(NWG) with 18 points for Hokies

Kameron Langley(Southwest Guilford HS) honored for scoring 1,000 points in his N.C. A&T career:”Killa Kam” at the top of his basketball career

Scoring over 1,000 points in his N.C. A&T college basketball career, that’s Kam Langley from Southwest Guilford High School… Kameron Langley, Kam Langley, Killa Kam, and all of the above…He probably has close to 1,000 assists and steals combined too, and all of this to go along with his tremendous college career at N.C. A&T… Kameron Langley(Southwest Guilford HS) honored for scoring 1,000 points in his N.C. A&T career:”Killa Kam” at the top of his basketball career

Elizabeth Kitley(Northwest Guilford HS) with 21 pts./13 rebounds, but VA Tech Hokies fall to Cardinals at Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Elizabeth Kitley(Northwest Guilford High School) secured a double-double with 21 points and 13 rebounds, but the Virginia Tech women’s basketball team fell to the third-ranked Louisville Cardinals 70-56 on the road Sunday. (This was the 12th double-double of the season, for Liz Kitley) In addition to Kitley’s strong performance, the Hokies (20-7, Elizabeth Kitley(Northwest Guilford HS) with 21 pts./13 rebounds, but VA Tech Hokies fall to Cardinals at Louisville

N.C State Women finish strong on Senior Day with Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford HS) bringing home 14 pts./10 rebounds and another Double-Double

Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford High School) notched her seventh double-double of the year, with 14 points and 10 rebounds, helping to lead the N.C. Wolfpack women’s basketball team to their 25th win of the year/season, and the Pack is now at (16-1) in the ACC, and State has claimed a share of the ACC women’s regular N.C State Women finish strong on Senior Day with Elissa Cunane(Northern Guilford HS) bringing home 14 pts./10 rebounds and another Double-Double

Kitley leads Virginia Tech women to victory over BC:Northwest Guilford-grad with 27 pts./15 rebounds for Hokies

Kitley’s 27 points paces Virginia Tech in 85-62 victory over Boston College Three Hokies in double figures Sunday as Hokies begin home stand with victory **********Liz Kitley, from Northwest Guilford High School, with 27 points/15 rebounds, Cayla King, also from Northwest Guilford High School, with 8 points, 3 rebounds, and a team-leading 4 steals for Kitley leads Virginia Tech women to victory over BC:Northwest Guilford-grad with 27 pts./15 rebounds for Hokies

Reagan Kargo(Northwest Guilford HS) pumps in a Limestone University program-record 45 points, to lead her Saints over Queens University

Kargo’s Historic 45-Point Performance Fuels Late Limestone Surge GAFFNEY, S.C. – With the Limestone University Saints clinging to a 68-66 lead early in the fourth quarter, sophomore guard Reagan Kargo (Summerfield, N.C./Northwest Guilford High School) poured in 20 points over the final nine minutes of regulation to finish with a program-record 45 points for the Reagan Kargo(Northwest Guilford HS) pumps in a Limestone University program-record 45 points, to lead her Saints over Queens University

Excellent article from Joe Sirera at News and Record on Liz Kitley(Northwest Guilford HS) as her Virginia Tech Hokies prepare to take on N.C. State on Sunday afternoon in Raleigh

Liz Kitley and Cayla King, from Northwest Guilford High School, will be taking on the N.C. State Wolfpack women’s basketball team and Elissa Cunane, from Northern Guilford High School; when Kitley and King, and their Virginia Tech Hokies meet the Wolfpack in Raleigh, at Reynolds Coliseum….Game time is 4pm, and the game can be seen Excellent article from Joe Sirera at News and Record on Liz Kitley(Northwest Guilford HS) as her Virginia Tech Hokies prepare to take on N.C. State on Sunday afternoon in Raleigh

UNCG and N.C. A&T Men with BIG basketball wins from back over the weekend:Kobe Langley(Southwest Guilford HS) leads UNCG Spartans/Horton boosts A&T Aggies

from wwww.uncgspartans.com: Spartans Defense Makes The Difference In Win Over VMI LEXINGTON, Va. – The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men’s basketball team started a grueling stretch of four games in seven days in four different states with a 72-56 victory over Virginia Military Institute in Southern Conference contest at Cameron Hall Saturday afternoon. In helping the UNCG and N.C. A&T Men with BIG basketball wins from back over the weekend:Kobe Langley(Southwest Guilford HS) leads UNCG Spartans/Horton boosts A&T Aggies

Northwest Guilford High School’s Elizabeth Kitley(VA Tech) named ACC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the Fourth Time this season

Virginia Tech’s Kitley, Boston College’s Gakdeng Earn ACC WBB Weekly Honors from www.theacc.com GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Virginia Tech junior center Elizabeth Kitley has been named Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the fourth time this season, and Boston College center Maria Gakdeng earned her second consecutive ACC Freshman of the Northwest Guilford High School’s Elizabeth Kitley(VA Tech) named ACC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the Fourth Time this season

Liz Kitley’s(Northwest Guilford HS) 13 points and 18 rebounds led Virginia Tech Women’s Basketball past Wake Forest Demon Deacons

LJVM COLISEUM —Elizabeth Kitley(Northwest Guilford HS) collected a double-double with 13 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Virginia Tech women’s basketball team over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons 66-53 on the road Sunday. (Cayla King(Northwest Guilford HS) with 5 points for the VA Tech Hokies.) The Hokies, (11-3, 3-0) are 3-0 in ACC play Liz Kitley’s(Northwest Guilford HS) 13 points and 18 rebounds led Virginia Tech Women’s Basketball past Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Arkansas Pine-Bluff basketball coach made his players run sprints during the middle of the game

Arkansas Pine-Bluff coach made players run sprints in middle of game from Larry Brown Sports, with Steve DelVecchio, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Arkansas-Pine Bluff has gotten off to a brutal start to the season, and first-year head coach Solomon Bozeman made it clear on Tuesday night that he has seen enough. With more than 18 minutes Arkansas Pine-Bluff basketball coach made his players run sprints during the middle of the game

Tennessee State-Georgia State College Basketball Game Canceled due to COVID-19 and Injuries:GA State down to 7 players

Georgia State-Tennessee State basketball game canceled due to COVID-19, injuries from Zac Wassink, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The 4-2 Georgia State Panthers won’t be facing the 1-5 Tennessee State Tigers on Wednesday evening/TONIGHT after all. According to The Associated Press (h/t ESPN), a combination of a positive COVID-19 test result, contact tracing and injuries left Georgia State Tennessee State-Georgia State College Basketball Game Canceled due to COVID-19 and Injuries:GA State down to 7 players

UNCG Men’s Basketball tops N.C. A&T at the Greensboro Coliseum:Spartans over Aggies, 57-53

Buckingham’s Buckets Lift UNCG Past North Carolina A&T from www.uncgspartans.com: GREENSBORO, N.C. – De’Monte Buckingham made his UNC Greensboro (UNCG) debut one to remember by tying a career-high with 28 points to help the Spartans rally past North Carolina A&T, 57-53, at the Greensboro Coliseum Tuesday in the season-opener for both programs. Playing with determination UNCG Men’s Basketball tops N.C. A&T at the Greensboro Coliseum:Spartans over Aggies, 57-53