All posts by Jesse Kramer

About Jesse Kramer

Jesse Kramer is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Catch and Shoot. He is a freshman at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where he also writes for The Daily Northwestern. In the past, he has worked as a Featured Columnist for Bleacher Report, as a sports reporter for the Riverdale Press, and as sports editor for Heschel Helios.
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    Loyola’s matchups for Las Vegas Classic announced

    Loyola (Chicago) will receive a pair of high-quality matchups in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic in December. The Ramblers will face Texas Tech on Dec. 22 and then battle either Houston or Boise State the following night on Fox...

    • Posted July 22, 2014
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    Fifth-year transfer Jay Harris chooses UIC

    UIC picked up a late addition to its 2014-15 roster with Wagner transfer Jay Harris choosing to join the Flames. Harris will be eligible immediately for the start of the season. Harris averaged 10.3 points and shot...

    • Posted July 22, 2014
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    UIC adds JUCO forward Jason McClellan

    UIC continued to build its recruiting class Monday with the addition of junior college forward Jason McClellan. McClellan, who played a pair of seasons at Eastern Wyoming College and stands at 6’9″, will add some much-needed size...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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    Talented Spanish forward David Ramon joins UIC

    UIC picked up another commitment for its incoming recruiting class with Madrid native David Ramón joining the team. “We are thrilled to have David join the Flames,” UIC head coach Howard Moore said. “He has an intelligent...

    • Posted May 23, 2014
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    Pat Birt to transfer from UIC

    UIC announced Tuesday that rising sophomore guard Pat Birt was granted his release from the program and will transfer. Birt averaged 6.3 points per game shot 38.7% on 3-pointers. He started 15 games and earned all-freshman honors...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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    Northwestern to participate in 2014 Cancun Challenge with Virginia Tech, Northern Iowa and others

    Northwestern will participate in the Cancun Challenge next season, according to a report by Panther Nation. The Wildcats are one of four host teams, along with Virginia Tech, Northern Iowa and one more team still to be determined....

    • Posted May 19, 2014
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    UIC adds JUCO big man Kaylen Shane

    UIC added another member to its 2014-15 roster with junior college center Kaylen Shane officially joining the program Tuesday. Shane, who played two years at John A. Logan College, averaged 6.7 points and 4.8 rebounds while shooting 59.8%...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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    JUCO guard Paris Burns commits to UIC

    UIC picked up another late addition for the 2014-15 season with junior college guard Paris Burns verbally committing to the program, Daniel Poneman tweeted Friday afternoon. Burns scored 9.6 points and dished 3.6 assists per game at...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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    Northwestern to host Georgia Tech in 2014 Big Ten/ACC Challenge

    The 2014 Big Ten/ACC Challenge slate was announced Thursday afternoon, including a matchup between Georgia Tech and Northwestern at Welsh-Ryan Arena. This marks the third time in five seasons the Wildcats have been pitted against each other for...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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    Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchups announced

    Matchups for the 2014 Big Ten/ACC Challenge were released Thursday afternoon. With the Big Ten expanding, the challenge will now feature 14 games. The field is highlighted by a matchup between Duke and Wisconsin, both of which could...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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