Latvia natives both contributing to Grand Valley basketball team

December 12, 2012 in Division II

By Patrick Hayes Ernijs Ansons and Kristers Zeidaks both hail from Latvia and both have fit in as parts of the Grand Valley State basketball team this season. Kelly Hill of [...]

BallinMichigan College Power Rankings, Week 2

November 28, 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 [...]

Transfers continue to be key pillar in Grand Valley State basketball program

November 27, 2012 in Division II

By Patrick Hayes Not every college basketball program is open to accepting large numbers of transfers for a variety of reasons — coaches don’t think players with only a couple [...]

2012-13 Division II Basketball Preview: Grand Valley State must find replacements for productive duo

October 19, 2012 in Division II

It’s hard to believe, but college basketball season is almost here. This week, we’ll preview Michigan’s nine Division II schools. By Patrick Hayes At a glance Coach: Ric Wesley, ninth season Last [...]

Rivals: Grand Valley State vs. Ferris State

August 10, 2012 in Cover Story, Division II, Rivals

Editor’s Note: BallinMichigan‘s ‘Rivals’ series looks at the components that make some of the state’s best high school and college basketball rivalries so great. Feel free to leave your own favorite [...]

The Links: Oakland coach Greg Kampe is now on Twitter and more love for Draymond Green’s basketball IQ

July 29, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news worth mentioning from around the state. Grand Valley coach Ric Wesley discusses his team’s exhibition game with Cincinnati. (GVSU Lakers) Wayne State is getting ready [...]

Grand Valley State hires son of former Toronto Raptors general manager as assistant coach

May 18, 2012 in Division II

By Patrick Hayes New Grand Valley State assistant coach Nate Bobcock has an interesting background: he’s the son of former Toronto Raptors general manager and longtime NBA executive Rob Babcock. [...]