Game Balls Week 2: Our weekly high school hoops honor roll

December 16, 2012 in Game Balls, High School

Welcome to a new weekly feature at BallinMichigan. Every Sunday, we’ll do this ‘honor roll’ post highlighting some of the top high school performances from around the state during the [...]

LaDontae Henton, stat sheet stuffer

December 13, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Former Lansing Eastern star LaDontae Henton had a big game for Providence last week, and it caught the attention of Jeremy Lundblad of’s College Basketball Nation [...]

Video: Highlights of Lansing Eastern 2012 graduate Fredrick Edmond

October 2, 2012 in High School, Video

By Jay W. Jensen Highlights of 2012 Lansing Eastern graduate Fredrick Edmond. Edmond is playing at a prep school in Iowa this year. Follow PrepHoopsTV on Twitter and subscribe to the YouTube [...]

Charles ‘Cha Cha’ Tucker sought advice from Mateen Cleaves, Steve Smith before transferring

September 11, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes A favorite for the 2013 Michigan Mr. Basketball Award is no longer in the running after Lansing Eastern point guard Charles ‘Cha Cha’ Tucker has enrolled at [...]

Video (kind of): Matt Costello jumps over two kids, Denzel Valentine finishes off the backboard in BCAM dunk contest

August 13, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Unfortunately, the videos are not embeddable, but here are links to two of the more impressive dunks from the high school slam dunk contest during Saturday’s BCAM [...]

Video: Highlights of Lansing Eastern’s Charles ‘Cha Cha’ Tucker Jr. during July Tune Up

August 10, 2012 in High School, Video

By Jay W. Jensen Charles “Cha Cha” Tucker Jr., a class of 2013 Lansing Eastern player, at the July Tune Up. Special thanks to T.J. Kelley and the REACH Legends [...]

Michigan Mustangs win adidas Super 64 in Las Vegas

July 31, 2012 in Cover Story, High School

By Patrick Hayes Around the Midwest, plenty of people know about all of the talent in the class of 2013 in Michigan high school basketball. If the rest of the [...]

1981 Michigan Mr. Basketball Remix

July 7, 2012 in Cover Story, High School, Mr. Basketball Remix

Regularly, will look back at the yearly Mr. Basketball award with the benefit of hindsight. These posts will look back at the top five finishers at the time, provide [...]

Hoops Ambassador: Teaching basketball through relationships

June 6, 2012 in Cover Story, High School

By Patrick Hayes There are a lot of qualities about East Lansing High School basketball coach Steve Finamore that could probably be classified as ‘old school.’ The ‘play the right [...]

Basketball Prospectus recognizes LaDontae Henton for great freshman season at Providence

June 5, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Yesterday, Drew Cannon of Basketball Prospectus looked at how the preseason top 100 freshman in college basketball actually fared as college players. Today, he wrote about some [...]