Category Archives: Josh Verlin

IUP hangs season on Chance

Tyler DeGiacomo (@DJock10) — (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) “As long as you work hard, … Continue reading

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Hart, Jenkins ready to step up for ‘Nova

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) After last year’s loss to Connecticut … Continue reading

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2014-15 Season Primer: Villanova Wildcats

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) 2014-15 Villanova Wildcats Season Primer Coach: Jay … Continue reading

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Temple’s Enechionyia the new kid on the block

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Although there are four new active … Continue reading

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McKillop making recruiting adjustments at Davidson

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The conference realignment carousel’s most recent wave peaked last year, when four dozen basketball programs moved from one league to another. That number was just at 16 this year–including Davidson, the newest member of the Atlantic … Continue reading

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Atlantic 10 Media Day Quoteables

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) – The first men’s basketball media day of CoBL’s 2014-15 season took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Tuesday, as the 14 coaches from the Atlantic 10 conference sat down with … Continue reading

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New mentality around Penn’s program after tough years

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) For the last two years, when … Continue reading

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Penn freshmen key to potential turnaround

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) If Penn is going to begin … Continue reading

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2014-15 Season Primer: Penn Quakers

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) 2014-15 Penn Quakers Season Primer Coach: Jerome … Continue reading

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Muhlenberg Shootout Notebook: October 12

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Games ran all day long at Muhlenberg College’s Field House on Sunday, with a few dozen teams from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and beyond coming up to the Allentown school for its team camp. Here’s a short … Continue reading

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Lindner’s expectations rise for sophomore season

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Coming into his freshman season, Nick … Continue reading

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Stukes ready to put year of preparation to good use

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Ask enough high school basketball recruits … Continue reading

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Damion Lee brings newfound coach’s mentality to the court

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Like most of the 350-plus Division … Continue reading

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2014-15 Season Primer: Drexel Dragons

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) 2014-15 Drexel Dragons Season Primer Coach: … Continue reading

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Four thoughts from CoBL/NLS Shootout Day 2

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The final day of the CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout brought in another 16 talented teams from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware onto the two courts at Nexxt Level Sports in Voorhees on Sunday. Here are four takeaways … Continue reading

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Kyle Anderson set for new role as a senior

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Get ready for a whole new … Continue reading

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CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout: Day 2 Standouts

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder), Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Saturday morning kicked off CoBL’s second-ever event in as many weeks. The CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout features 32 teams ranging from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware at the Nexxt Level … Continue reading

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Five takeaways from the CoBL/NLS Shootout’s opening day

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With 16 area teams playing for eight game sets, the first day of the CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout had plenty of high-quality basketball taking place on Nexxt Level’s two courts. Eight teams from Pennsylvania took the floor … Continue reading

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CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout: Day 1 Standouts

Jack Goodwillie (@jackgoodwillie), Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Saturday morning kicked off CoBL’s second-ever event in as many weeks. The CoBL/Nexxt Level Shootout features 32 teams ranging from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware at the Nexxt Level … Continue reading

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2014-15 CoBL College Preview Hub

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – The 2014-15 college basketball season is so close, we can almost taste it. For the six weeks between the start of Division I practices and the first official Division I games, CoBL will be previewing the … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Bonner-Prendergast (Pa.)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This piece is part of CoBL’s “92 Stories in 92 Days” high school season preview, which will feature a different team in the CoBL coverage range each day from September 1 to December 1. … Continue reading

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Haverford School’s Levan Alston stays home, commits to Temple

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Temple has its backcourt of the future, and the makings of a very good incoming freshman class in 2015. Haverford School senior guard Levan Alston, Jr. gave his verbal commitment to Fran Dunphy and the Owls in a press … Continue reading

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Inter-Ac MVP Tim Guers commits to St. Anselm (N.H.)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Tim Guers didn’t know what else he needed to do to prove himself. As a junior at Germantown Academy, he averaged 16.9 ppg to lead the Patriots to an Inter-Academic League championship. For his efforts, the … Continue reading

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Philly vs. New York: 2016/2017 Standouts

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder), Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Several of the top prospects from Philadelphia and New York went head-to-head in a trio of games on Saturday night at Ben Franklin in this year’s Philly vs. N.Y. … Continue reading

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Philly vs. NY All-City Classic rosters finalized

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – One of the classic East Coast basketball debates is always Philly vs. New York. And for the last few years, the All-City classic has tried to help settle that debate, with a trio of games featuring … Continue reading

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