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 sophomore at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He also writes for Wildcat Digest on 247Sports. In the past, he has worked as a reporter for The Daily Northwestern and a featured columnist for Bleacher Report.
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    MVC Roundtable: Season Wrap-up, part 1

    A sampling of the Missouri Valley beat writers got together once again to review the 2015-16 season.   Evansville Grade the past season. B-minus. It’s a seemingly harsh grade for a team that finished 25-9, won its most...

    • Posted March 26, 2016
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    Green Bay sent packing in NCAA Tournament First Round

    After a strong start, No. 14 seed Green Bay could not keep up with No. 3 seed Texas A&M on Saturday in a 92-65 loss during the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Green Bay led 22-14 early in...

    • Posted March 19, 2016
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    Northern Iowa advances to Round of 32 in thriller

    Northern Iowa is in the NCAA Tournament Second Round of the second consecutive season after upsetting No. 6 seed Texas at the buzzer Friday, 75-72. “What a game, huh?” Northern Iowa coach Ben Jacobson said after. Boy,...

    • Posted March 19, 2016
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  • WATCH: UNI upsets Texas on half-court buzzer-beater
    WATCH: UNI upsets Texas on half-court buzzer-beater

    Northern Iowa advanced to the NCAA Tournament Second Round thanks to senior Paul Jesperson’s heroics Friday night. After Texas guard Isaiah Taylor tied the score with 2.7 seconds left, Jesperson banked in a half-court shot to give Northern Iowa...

    • Posted March 19, 2016
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    UIC lands Canadian guard Boahen

    UIC received a commitment Friday from Canadian product Godwin Boahen, a source told The Catch and Shoot. Boahen is a 5-foot-10 point guard known for his ball handling, which will fill a big need for the Flames...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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    WATCH: Green Bay opens NCAA Tournament game with breakaway dunk

    No. 14 seed Green Bay is giving No. 3 seed all it can handle early in this NCAA Tournament First Round matchup. The Phoenix received their first points of the game on this breakaway dunk by Jordan Fouse,...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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  • WATCH: Iowa advances in NCAA Tournament on Woodbury buzzer-beater
    WATCH: Iowa advances in NCAA Tournament on Woodbury buzzer-beater

    With the clock winding down and the score tied in overtime of Iowa’s first round matchup against No. 10 seed Temple in the NCAA Tournament, Hawkeyes point guard Mike Gesell air-balled a jumper. Senior center Adam Woodbury was...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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    Illinois guard Kendrick Nunn arrested

    Illinois guard Kendrick Nunn was arrested Thursday on a charge of domestic battery, the News-Gazette reported. Reports said Nunn allegedly struck a woman in her apartment Wednesday evening and turned himself in. Nunn, a 6-foot-3 junior and Chicago...

    • Posted March 17, 2016
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  • WATCH: OG Anunoby throws down 360 dunk in NCAA Tournament
    WATCH: OG Anunoby throws down 360 dunk in NCAA Tournament

    Freshman forward OG Anunoby has been one of the nice surprises for Indiana this season, and his breakout continued Thursday with this 360 dunk in the Hoosiers’ NCAA Tournament First Round game against Chattanooga. Showtime! #MarchMadnesshttps://t.co/ljSvhvNmqO —...

    • Posted March 17, 2016
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    2016 guard Jake Baughman commits to Loyola

    Loyola’s backcourt added some more depth Thursday with a commitment from 2016 product Jake Baughman, who will join the roster as a preferred walk-on. Baughman, a 6-foot-3 guard, is a senior at Central Catholic High School in Bloomington,...

    • Posted March 17, 2016
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