On Sunday, March 13, 2011, the Trinity Western University Spartans battled perennial Canadian national champion Carleton University Ravens in the 2011 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) National Championship finals. PGC grad, Kyle Coston, a fourth-year forward from Blaine, Wash., added 13 points and nine boards in the championship game.
PGC Basketball is thrilled to announce that 50 PGC graduates will be competing on teams during the 2011 NCAA and WNIT tournaments. Men’s NCAA (3 PGC Grads) Alex Tyus, Florida
Marquette senior guards Angel Robinson and Tatiyiana McMorris earned All-BIG EAST Conference honors. Robinson was named to the All-BIG EAST First Team, while McMorris picked up second team honors.
James Madison senior guard Dawn Evans was selected as the 2011 Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball Player of the Year in voting by the league’s head coaches. The announcement was made Wednesday evening at the CAA’s pre-tournament banquet in National Harbor, Maryland.
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University of Northern Iowa women’s basketball junior, Jacqui Kalin, has been named the 2011 Jackie Stiles MVC Player of the Year – becoming the first-ever Panther in league history to earn this award. Kalin is the league leader in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.6) and free throw percentage (.921), ranks third in scoring (15.1), seventh in three-point field goals made (1.8) and eighth in assists (3.1).
The No. 1 University of Connecticut women’s basketball team was well represented when the 2011 Major Awards were announced by the BIG EAST at a press conference. Bria Hartley (PGC grad 2010) earned Freshman of the Year honors. Hartley becomes the 11th Husky to be named BIG EAST Rookie of the Year.
Rick Torbett is the founder and lead basketball instructor for the Better Basketball DVDs. In this PGC (online) Coaching Clinic, Coach Torbett shares his thoughts on: Advantages of the Read
Coach Bob Starkey (Associate Head Coach, LSU) , is well regarded as one of the top minds and hardest workers in all of college basketball. Now in his 22nd season at Louisiana State University, Coach Starkey joined the PGC community of basketball coaches to share his insights.