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Aussies in Arizona continues as Dell’Orso commits to Wildcats

AUSTRALIAN basketball prospects are continuing to make waves in the college basketball scene, with Anthony Dell’Orso set to join the Arizona Wildcats next NCAAM season. After joining the transfer portal following a stint with Campbell, Dell’Orso has committed to the Wildcats, an organisation that has hosted plenty of Australian talent in the past. He is […]

Perth adds pinch of Pepper with latest signing

ONE of the most exciting aspects of the National Basketball League (NBL) off-season is the addition of young talent to Australia’s premier competition, with Elijah Pepper the next rising Aussie to put pen to paper. Following an outstanding collegiate career, Pepper has agreed to a two-year deal with the Perth Wildcats ahead of the 2024/25 […]

March Madness over with cracking college crescendo

THE National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s and Women’s Division I basketball tournaments wrapped this week, with two sides claiming the ultimate prize after a mesmerising fortnight of action. Both competitions had some enthralling action filled with genuine star power that will feature at either NBA or WNBA level in the coming years. In arguably […]

Robertson rips through defence in close loss

DESPITE his team being overrun in the second half, Aussie guard Tyler Robertson was immense for the Portland Pilots during the team’s loss against their cross-town rivals in the Portland State Vikings on Wednesday. Now in his senior year, Robertson has already enjoyed a stellar college career with the Pilots, and has more responsibility than […]

Proctor powers Duke past La Salle in career-best outing

AUSTRALIA’S best prospect for next year’s 2024 NBA Draft delivered his best performance at NCAAM level, as Tyrese Proctor steered the Duke Blue Devils to a dominant 29-point win over La Salle. Coming into his sophomore season, Proctor had already established himself as one of the most exciting talents in college basketball, cementing himself as […]

Here’s your Furphy; Aussie youngster heading abroad

THE LIST of Australians making a name for themselves in the NCAA college basketball system continues to grow, with forward Johnny Furphy committing to the Kansas Jayhawks for the upcoming season. The talented youngster has been a highly touted prospect for several years, working his way through Australia’s basketball ranks. Although it was later than […]

Schweizer steps up in junior campaign

THE NCAAW is one of the best pathways for rising women basketball stars to take in order to reach the top level, although it does require a certain level of patience at times. That has been the case for Aussie Rosie Schweizer, who just wrapped her third season as a member of the Pacific Tigers […]

Triantis takes terrific next step for Jacks

THE 2022/23 college basketball season saw a number of Aussies shine in the system, with some strong individual campaigns from some of the country’s young guns. That trend extended to Loukas Triantis, who enjoyed an eye-catching season as a member of the Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) Jacks. After an impressive campaign with the team […]

Smith steps up for Tigers in third season

THE collegiate system is one of the biggest in the world for player development, with the best prospects from all across the globe heading to the United States to try and take their game to the next level. This is extended to Australia’s brightest young talents, including guard Sara-Rose Smith, who joined the Missouri Tigers […]

Ellis’ extra opportunity produces growth

AUSSIES continued to hit the court in the NCAAW during the 2022/23 season, with the number growing on a yearly basis and that trend rolling on over the past 12 months. Although some have to bide their time on the bench for their first couple of years, they often reward coaches whenever they are given […]

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