May 16, 2013
Downingtown East senior Jay Harris will be pursuing a rap career instead of heading to Michigan State on a football scholarship. Sports, D3.
May 15, 2013 |
Jay Harris, one of the area's top football recruits, was stripped of his scholarship by Michigan State earlier this month after he posted a series of profanity-laced rap videos on YouTube, a source said Tuesday. Under the name "Jay DatBull," the Downingtown East senior has uploaded nine videos to YouTube. Using explicit lyrics, Harris raps about drugs, with derogatory references directed at women and homosexuals. His first single, "DatBull 4 Life," surpassed 50,000 views over the weekend and appears to show Harris smoking marijuana while sitting behind the steering wheel of a car. Harris, a wide receiver, said he freely chose a rap career over football.
March 30, 2013 |
INDIANAPOLIS - Michigan State coach Tom Izzo and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski have been teaching young men how to play basketball for decades. On Thursday, they demonstrated why they are so good. They stay loose. Instead of getting tense and out of sorts the day before the Midwest Regional's well-hyped coaching matchup, the pair took turns praising each other's style, their loyalty to their schools and their teams' penchant for limiting mistakes. "I consider him a great friend.
March 29, 2013 |
A WEEK AGO, Florida Gulf Coast University was just another overlooked No. 15 seed - a longshot in the NCAA Tournament. Now the Eagles are the first 15 to advance to the Sweet 16, the darlings of the South Regional. "The way we looked at it, we did make history . . . We feel like we shocked the world," said Brett Comer, the FGCU guard with 22 points and 24 assists in two NCAA games. "Nobody picked us to beat Georgetown, or San Diego State [both in Philadelphia], for sure. We're going to prepare for Florida the same way. We're going to try to win again.
March 25, 2013 |
Michigan made Havoc look helpless. Now Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and the rest of the cool-headed Wolverines are part of the school's longest NCAA tournament run in nearly two decades. Mitch McGary had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and fourth-seeded Michigan breezed through Virginia Commonwealth's vaunted pressure with a clinical performance, beating the fifth-seeded Rams, 78-53, Saturday in Auburn Hills, Mich., to advance to the regional semifinals for the first time since 1994.
March 22, 2013 |
Valparaiso earned a spot in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2004 with one of the most seasoned teams in college basketball: The 14th-seeded Crusaders start five seniors, two of whom are in their fifth seasons, and their nine-man rotation only has upperclassmen. Those seniors will be pressed Thursday when they shoot to upset third-seeded Michigan State (25-8) in a Midwest Regional first-round contest in Auburn Hills, Mich. "Real excited for our seniors," Valparaiso coach Bryce Drew said.
March 4, 2013 |
A 10-POINT LEAD had slipped away in the final minutes, and it looked like the best Trey Burke and Michigan could hope for was another chance in overtime. Then the star point guard decided to gamble, reaching in and knocking the ball away from Michigan State's Keith Appling with the game on the line. "I take my eyes off it for a second to see their formation, and there's Trey going down the other end," Wolverines coach John Beilein said. Burke's steal and dunk put Michigan ahead by two with 22 seconds remaining, and the fourth-ranked Wolverines held on for a pulsating 58-57 win over No. 9 Michigan State on Sunday.
February 25, 2013 |
Aaron Craft slashed through the lane for a career-high 21 points on Sunday - more than he had scored in the last three games combined - to lead No. 18 Ohio State to a 68-60 victory over fourth-ranked Michigan State. The loss crippled the Spartans' hopes of catching up with top-ranked Indiana, which now leads the Big Ten race by two full games with four remaining. Deshaun Thomas added 12 of his 14 points in the second half for the Buckeyes (20-7, 10-5 Big Ten), who stand fifth in the conference.
February 21, 2013 |
Victor Oladipo's go-ahead putback, dunk and free throws in the final minute lifted top-ranked Indiana to a 72-68 win over No. 4 Michigan State on Tuesday night in East Lansing, Mich. The Hoosiers (24-3, 12-2 Big Ten) had lost 17 straight - going back to 1991 - on the road against the Spartans (22-5, 11-3). Philadelphia University 77, Goldey-Beacom 66 - Peter Alexis had 33 points and 20 rebounds as the Rams (16-8, 11-4 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference) topped the Lightning (8-17, 4-12)
February 14, 2013 |
Gary Harris scored 17 points to help No. 8 Michigan State rout No. 4 Michigan, 75-52, on Tuesday night in East Lansing. Derrick Nix added 14 for the Spartans (21-4, 10-2 Big Ten). Trey Burke scored 18 points for the Wolverines (21-4, 8-4). Florida 69, Kentucky 52 - Scottie Wilbekin had 14 points, and Pat Young added 12 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks as the No. 7 Gators (20-3, 10-1 SEC) beat the No. 25 Wildcats (17-7, 8-3) in Gainesville, Fla. Rutgers 57, Seton Hall 55 - Eli Carter scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half as the Scarlet Knights (13-10, 4-8 Big East)