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, 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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    WATCH: Loyola forward Montel James throws down alley-oop on first play of game

    Loyola thrashed Abilene Christian Wednesday night 83-44. The Ramblers got the ball rolling with this alley-oop from Christian Thomas to Montel James on the game’s opening play: (MORE: Loyola dominates Abilene Christian for third straight win) James finished with...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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    Loyola leading scorer Milton Doyle day-to-day with ankle injury

    Loyola sophomore Milton Doyle is day-to-day with an ankle injury, Loyola sports information told The Catch and Shoot. Doyle rolled his ankle Wednesday trying to block a shot in the first half of Loyola’s 83-44 win against Abilene Christian....

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • WATCH: Green Bay runs off-the-backboard alley-oop in halfcourt offense

    Not only will Green Bay be busting your brackets in March, but the Phoenix also throw off-the-backboard alley-oops in the halfcourt: That was Carrington Love to Alfonzo McKinnie for the slam in Green Bay’s 66-50 win Wednesday...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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    UIC overmatched by SMU in 67-46 loss

    UIC (3-9) fell to 0-6 in games played away from home Wednesday with a 67-46 at SMU (7-3). After trailing 29-15 at halftime and by 16 points early in the second half, the Flames used a 15-3...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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    Loyola dominates Abilene Christian for third straight win

    Loyola (7-2) had no trouble Wednesday getting past Abilene Christian (4-5) at Gentile Arena for the team’s third straight win. The Ramblers blew past the Wildcats 83-44 behind a balanced attack. All 14 Loyola players saw the...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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    After second half comeback, UIC falls in overtime to Tennessee-Martin

    UIC erased a 17-point deficit Monday in the second half to tie Tennessee-Martin 65-65 in the final minute, and the Flames nearly achieved a miracle win on the final play of regulation. After freshman forward Tai Odiase blocked...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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  • WATCH: Tom Izzo plays “Jingle Bells” on accordion to welcome holiday season
    WATCH: Tom Izzo plays “Jingle Bells” on accordion

    As if Michigan State coach Tom Izzo couldn’t get any better. Here’s Izzo playing “Jingle Bells” on accordion.

    • Posted December 15, 2014
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    Earl Peterson wins MVC Newcomer of the Week

    Loyola junior guard Earl Peterson earned the MVC Newcomer of the Week award thanks to his career-high 21 points Saturday in Loyola’s win against Jackson State. Off the bench, Peterson shot 5-for-8 from the field, including 3-for-5 from beyond...

    • Posted December 15, 2014
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    Bryant McIntosh and Melo Trimble share freshman of the week

    Northwestern guard Bryant McIntosh won his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award, sharing the honor with Maryland’s Melo Trimble. McIntosh posted 15 points, six assists and two steals as Northwestern demolished Mississippi Valley Sate, 101-49. McIntosh is the...

    • Posted December 15, 2014
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    Jay Harris named Horizon League Player of the Week

    Following a career-high 32 points in last week’s win against UCF, UIC senior guard Jay Harris earned Horizon League Player of the Week honors. He shot 9-for-16 from the field and 10-for-12 from the foul line. He also made...

    • Posted December 15, 2014
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