Washington University’s Residential Life posted signs on the South 40 basketball and volleyball courts officially closing them to everyone except University students, staff, and faculty.
Over the past few weeks, Team USA competed in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, placing fourth after losing their final two matches. The disappointing finish marks the second tournament in a row where the United States has failed to reach the title game. With their recent struggles at the international level, it begs the question as to where American basketball stands on the world stage?
May is the best time of year for an NBA fan, with the playoffs entering full swing. It seems as if nearly every night, a number of the game’s biggest stars are decking it out on the National stage. Here are four takeaways from all of the NBA.
What makes LeBron the greatest basketball player of all time is what he has done off the court and—to some extent—on the court: He’s going bald.
The return of athletic activities comes amidst continued uncertainty over what intercollegiate competition will look like in the coming year, as Wash. U. teams are unlikely to play games until at least January.
It’s hard to ward off the feeling that “white basketball” is the manifestation of the same racial categorizations that kept black players from playing quarterback in the NFL.
This weekend, Wash. U. men’s basketball will get another chance at playoff success.
In DeVaughn Rucker’s senior season, the forward has averaged more than 12 points per game while shooting a career-best 52% from the field.
With the loss to University of Chicago on Saturday, the Bears gave up sole possession of first place in the UAA.
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