How do I get invited to the Phenom Camp?
Added by Chris Holmes on March 30, 2010 at 7:12pm —
Raymar Morgan, Five-Star camper, hit a critical free throw and his double double led a great State effort to get to the Final Four through injuries and adversity.
Morgan was an all-star at Five-Star Pittsburgh.
Added by Coach on March 28, 2010 at 7:43pm —
Nolan Smith, a 3-year Five-Star camper, led Duke over Baylor to advance to the Final Four. Smith's career high of twenty-nine points came from terrific drives and precision outside shooting.
Smith, Lance Thomas and Tweety Carter were in the same Five-Star August Super Session together.
Added by Coach on March 28, 2010 at 7:41pm —
Brad Stevens, was a player at Depauw University had aspirations to coach. He volunteered coach at Carmel High School while working at Eli Lilly. Long-time Five-Star Hall of Fame Coach, Pete Smith called and recommended Brad to work Five-Star. Brad was a terrific asset on staff. He had a passion for basketball and his gift was apparent. He was a terrific stationmaster and coach at Five-Star.
Frank Martin was one of Florida's greatest high school coaches of the… Continue
Added by Coach on March 27, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Five-Star Basketball and Muhammad Ali Center Team up to Teach Skills
Added by Shay Berry on March 25, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Suitland's own Bobby Maze, a multiple Five-Star camper, will suit up for the Volunteers and play a pivotal role in trying to get them in the Elite Eight.
Maze, was a talented guard, who was a standout at Five-Star. He was under-recruited in high school and decided to go to Prep School where he played at Patterson School for Coach Chris Chaney. Maze selected Oklahoma as his school and after a respectable freshman year there, he left. A year at Hutchinson Junior College and… Continue
Added by Coach on March 24, 2010 at 11:13pm —
Five-Star C.E.O., Leigh Klein on Fox Sports Radio's JT The Brick Show. Here is the link in case you missed it late night Tuesday night. It was great talking about so many great Five-Star players like John Wall, Tweety Carter, Nolan Smith....…
Added by leigh klein on March 23, 2010 at 8:00am —
Frank Martin was one of Florida's greatest high school coaches of the 90's. He led Miami Senior High School to two state titles and a national reputation. Frank Martin worked Five-Star in 1998 bringing a few of his players including Steve Blake. At Five-Star he was known for his defensive fundamentals station.
Martin saw left high school and went to Northeastern where he worked for four years. He then left Northeastern to work for Bob Huggins at Cincinnati. There Martin… Continue
Added by Coach on March 23, 2010 at 12:46am —
As there was no Jr Phenom this weekend at Fordham U , I decided to go to the Hoop Mountain Elite 75 at Boston U .
The atmosphere was HOT with a lot of top notch ballers from CT Elite , Mass Jaguars , BABC & other NE clubs . I was the only player there to rep NY !
When you have gone to enough of these showcases , you learn the format is about the same . Some talking by the Director , warm-ups , skills & drills , games , All Star - MVP game .
As I am known… Continue
Added by Zach Radz on March 21, 2010 at 4:42pm —
Shelby Valley wins KY boys state championship over Ballard.
Added by Shay Berry on March 20, 2010 at 10:21pm —
The Kentucky State Boy's Basketball tournament has been narrrowed down to eight teams.
This tournament is argueably the best state tourney in America and there has been many March Madness moments in Lexington.
Every team brings a big crowd and there is no shortage of painted faces (and bodies), flying cheerleaders and loud student bands. It is not uncommon for 15,000 fans to pack historic Rupp Arena (except last night when the University of Kentucky was playing in the… Continue
Added by Shay Berry on March 19, 2010 at 10:35am —
The not so Big East...
The nation's premier conference took a major hit losing three teams out of the tourney on opening night and was very fortunate to survive with last year's Final Four team, Villanova who squeaked an overtime victory.
Why is the Big East struggling?
Georgetown gave up the most points it has all season. It had a scoring trio of Wright, Monroe and Freeman. Wright was terrific and Monroe played well. Freeman… Continue
Added by leigh klein on March 19, 2010 at 1:37am —
Great day for two special Five-Star family members, Coaches Brad Stevens and John Groce. Both Indiana by-products whose ascension on the coaching ranks is proof to all aspiring coaches that with hard work and dedication anything is possible.
John Groce first worked Five-Star as an assistant coach at Taylor University. A little known school's assistant coach who wrote a letter to work Five-Star. I remember working with John at Five-Star, he was eager, passionate and wanted… Continue
Added by Coach on March 18, 2010 at 9:51pm —
Five-Star standouts DJ Cooper and Asown Sayles are pushing Georgetown to the brink. Leading Ohio U to a double-digit advantage over Big East giant Georgetown.
Cooper was an All-Star at the Five-Star Chicago camp and Sayles was a multi-year camper at Five-Star Pitt.
Coach John Groce broke into coaching on the Five-Star sidelines and was part of Five-Star's Staff in Turkey.
Added by Coach on March 18, 2010 at 9:09pm —
Our August Super Session has seen many of the best players in the country compete, this evening set features three former Five-Star All-Stars trying to lead their team into the next round.
Chris Wright, Georgetown, a Five-Star All-Star and McDonald's All American has been the key performer for the Hoyas as they try to get back in the game against the upstart Ohio Bobcat team led by Five-Star's own John Groce.
Lazar Heyward and Isaiah Thomas match… Continue
Added by Coach on March 18, 2010 at 8:29pm —
Some of the great players of this first part of the first round in the NCAA Tourney were Five-Star campers, who prepared their whole lives for this moment.
BJ Jenkins of Murray State, a Five-Star camper from Virginia gave his team key buckets in route to their upset of Vandy. His 14 points, 5 assists and 4 rebounds were critical in the Racers big effort.
Karon Abraham of Robert Morris, a two-year Five-Star camper from New Jersey proved he… Continue
Added by leigh klein on March 18, 2010 at 5:49pm —
Added by Shay Berry on March 17, 2010 at 10:00pm —
We won game 59-15, Shout out to my teammates,and coach G. I hade a good game with a wrist injury. I lead my team in scoring with 11pts 6ast 5rebs.
Added by Billy Clark on March 16, 2010 at 1:01pm —
Added by Coach on March 15, 2010 at 3:00pm —
NBA TODAY PODCAST: Ryen Russillo breaking down some teams' playoff chances and speaks with Leigh Klein about 5-Star Basketball and the growth of the game.
Great discussions regarding some past campers and current tournament stars. The interview starts at the 20 minute mark.…
Added by Coach on March 15, 2010 at 12:00pm —