Thursday, October 30, 2008

Best Name Ever----Hooper

#2 posting 10.30.2008
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Brooke Monson of Riverland (and Austin) has signed with Minot State for the 2009-10 season. Monson averaged 20 ppg last year. From the Austin Daily Herald and KAAL TV (with video).

Monson is the first 2009 Community College player to have made a 4 year decision.

Can there ever be a better name for a basketball player other than Jordan Hooper. Hooper is a 6-3 junior athlete from Alliance, Nebraska. She averaged 17.5 ppg and 13.s rpg last season. She is drawing interest not only in basketball but also volleyball. Basketball, with a name like Hooper, is her first love. From the Omaha World Herald.

BIG 10: Riding the stationary bikes in Iowa City: Kamille Wahlin and Hannah Draxten with two others not even practicing. From the Cedar Rapids Gazette. Iowa opens exhibition play on Sunday vs Quincy.
The Hoosiers preview their season.
Get to Know.....Brianna Mastey of the Gophers.

ACC: Maryland coach Brenda Freese is making up for lost time. From USA Today.

ATLANTIC 10: You can meet George Washington (the women's basketball team) on Saturday at 9:30 am.

BIG 12: Iowa State opens their exhibition season against Buena Vista on Sunday at 2 pm.

BIG WEST: Pacific is picked for 6th.

CUSA: Marshall hosts the Exodus All Stars on Sunday at 2 pm.

MID AMERICAN: Eastern Michigan is picked 5th in the West Division of the MAC.

MOUNTAIN WEST: New Mexico hosts their second scrimmage on Friday from 6 to 8 pm.

PATRIOT: Army is picked for 4th in the Patriot League.

GREAT NORTHWEST: Alaska Anchorage is the favorite.

NORTHERN SUN: SW MN State has had to deal with fire issues. From the Marshall Independent.

York College is looking to improve on a 7-19 season. From the York News-Times.

Minot State is previewed (with video) on KXMB.

Waldorf is ready for the season. From the Forest City Summit/Britt News.

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