BallinMichigan College Power Rankings, Week 4

December 12, 2012 in Division I, Division II, Division III, JUCO, NAIA, Power Rankings

Our weekly Division I, II, III, NAIA and JUCO power rankings, which run every Wednesday. By Patrick Hayes It’s still a little bit early for any team to be running away [...]

Olivet’s Garner Small named MIAA Player of the Week

November 28, 2012 in Division III

By Patrick Hayes Olivet College senior center Garner Small has been named this week’s MIAA Player of the Week. From the news release: Olivet center Garner Small, a senior from [...]

BallinMichigan College Power Rankings, Week 1

November 21, 2012 in Cover Story, Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA, Power Rankings

By Patrick Hayes Welcome to the first edition of our college basketball power rankings. We’ll keep the format pretty simple — top five teams at each level of college ball [...]

2012-13 Division III Basketball Preview: Olivet College returns one of MIAA’s top players

October 10, 2012 in Division III

It’s hard to believe, but college basketball season is almost here. This week, we’ll preview Michigan’s eight Division III schools. By Patrick Hayes At a glance Coach: Chris Coles, first season [...]

The Links: Dan Majerle is a famous GIF and JaVale McGee has impressed The Dream

August 19, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state. ‘Wonder’ Dan Majerle, Central Michigan legend and No. 1 seed in SB Nation’s GIF Tournament II. (SB Nation) Two future Olivet [...]

The Links: Shane Battier throws out a first pitch and Draymond Green gets a Bay Area welcome

July 3, 2012 in Roundup

Our weekly roundup of news worth mentioning from around the state. NBA champion and former Country Day star Shane Battier got to throw out throw out the first pitch at [...]

Two coaches with Bay City ties land college assistant jobs

April 26, 2012 in Division I, Division III, High School

By Patrick Hayes The top basketball player in Bay City Western history, Matt Costello, is moving on to the college ranks and so is the most successful coach in school [...]

Western Michigan great David Kool already a head coaching prospect

April 19, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Olivet College recently announced that it has hired former Saginaw Valley State assistant Chris Coles as its new head coach. But it was another candidate on Olivet’s [...]