Mr. Basketball case building for Beecher’s Monte Morris

December 18, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes Iowa State-bound Beecher senior Monte Morris is far from a shoe-in to win the Michigan Mr. Basketball Award this season, but he’s definitely established himself as a [...]

Game Balls Week 1: Our weekly high school hoops honor roll

December 9, 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 [...]

Beecher’s Monte Morris tries to make it four Breslin Center trips in four years

December 6, 2012 in High School

By Patrick Hayes As a freshman, Beecher‘s Monte Morris was the best player on a team that made the state semifinals. As a sophomore, his team once again made the [...]

2013 Michigan Mr. Basketball Rankings: Preseason edition

December 6, 2012 in High School, Power Rankings

By Patrick Hayes The 2013 senior class in Michigan is one of the best in recent memory — so strong, in fact, that it lost two top sure Division I [...]

2012-13 Flint area high school basketball preview

December 3, 2012 in High School

In our college basketball previews last month, we were able to take a close-up look at every college team in the state. Obviously, with mainly a staff of one right now, [...]

Former Hawkeye Roy Marble helped Flint’s Monte Morris decide on Iowa State

November 16, 2012 in Division I

By Patrick Hayes Ordinarily, an Iowa alum would be an unlikely source to help recruit a player to Iowa State. But Hawkeyes legend Roy Marble, a Beecher basketball great, is [...]

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 [...]

Video: Iowa State bound guard Monte Morris

July 1, 2012 in High School, Video

By Jay W. Jensen Monte Morris, a class of 2013 player from Beecher, recently committed to Iowa State. Follow PrepHoopsTV on Twitter and subscribe to the YouTube channel. BallinMichigan.com runs [...]

Class of 2013 Commitments Tracker

June 27, 2012 in Signings Tracker

This post will be continuously updated whenever we learn of new high school players in Michigan signing with colleges. If you’ve signed with a college or know someone who has [...]

The Links: Draymond Green wins another major award and Shaq doesn’t think Shane Battier can pull off purple

June 19, 2012 in Roundup

Our weekly roundup of news worth mentioning from around the state. Draymond Green wins the prestigious Jesse Owens Award. (Detroit News) ‘Memo to young and old basketball coaches; if you [...]