Paul Oren of The Times, Bleacher Report, & Valparaiso University talks to us about Valparaiso Basketball’s transition from The Horizon Conference to the Missouri Valley Conference, Alec Peters getting drafted to the Phoenix Suns, the Drew Era, new HC Matt Lottich, and a look into the off-season.
It’s no secret that Brad Stevens did not love to recruit. The fact that he went to back to back championship games with a bunch of local and 3 star recruits displays the brilliance in his coaching.
2015 was the worst recruiting class since 2010 thanks in part to…
On The Cusp, Romeo Langford Will Need An All-Time Season In Order To Break Damon Bailey’s Career Scoring Record
At some point next season Romeo Langford and his New Albany teammates will play against Brayton Bailey’s Bedford North Lawrence (BNL) team. Brayton Bailey is a sophomore on the BNL team and made the all-conference team last season averaging 12 points and 6 rebounds per game as a freshman. Brayton also happens to be Damon Bailey’s son.
In 1990, Damon Bailey broke the Indiana high school scoring record with 3,134 points. Had the internet and social media been around like it is today, Damon also would have broken that.
…. Joshua Wooden was John’s father and the father to John’s 5 siblings. The same father who lost his farm during the Great Depression. In 1936, when John’s first child was born, Joshua gave his the following poem to live by… the same poem that my departing friend gave to me as his parting gift. And on my first Father’s Day, this poem means just as much to me as it did to Joshua Wooden, his son John, and each of Coach Wooden’s players.