Category Archives: Interviews

Welcome to the Palestra: HoopsHD interviews incoming Penn freshman Griffin Ryan

What a difference a year makes: the Quakers had 5 straight losing seasons from 2013-2017, then flipped the switch last season by winning 24 games (their most since 2002), including a 3-PT win over Harvard to clinch their 1st-ever Ivy … Continue reading

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Jersey Boy: HoopsHD interviews former NJIT coach Jim Catalano

NJIT might not be on your NCAA tourney radar but the school has had a fascinating history. Founded in 1881 as the Newark Technical School, it became the Newark College of Engineering in 1930 before ending up as the New … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Palestra: HoopsHD interviews incoming Penn freshman Bryce Washington

What a difference a year makes: the Quakers had 5 straight losing seasons from 2013-2017, then flipped the switch last season by winning 24 games (their most since 2002), including a 3-PT win over Harvard to clinch their 1st-ever Ivy … Continue reading

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BIG = Bonzi Is Great: HoopsHD interviews BIG3 player Bonzi Wells

Old players do not fade away after retiring: they prove that they still got skills by joining the BIG3 (a 3-on-3 basketball league featuring mostly retired NBA players created by Ice Cube). There are superstars everywhere you look from the … Continue reading

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The Bilastrator: HoopsHD interview Knight Commission panelist Jay Bilas

The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics is an independent organization that promotes reforms to support/strengthen the educational mission of college sports. Formed in 1989, the Commission has a diverse composition that includes university presidents, former college athletes, and leaders in … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List: HoopsHD interviews author Alan Eisenstock about “Hang Time”

Summer is upon us and there are no college basketball games to watch for a few more months, which means you can sit at home and read a book or go to the beach…and read a book. “Hang Time: My … Continue reading

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