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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    Ultra Early Horizon League Preview: Cleveland State and Green Bay atop early projections

    The Catch and Shoot’s Ultra Early Season Preview for 2014-15 continues with a look at the Horizon League. Cleveland State, which finished second in the conference last season, is poised to be the favorite with all five...

    • Posted April 21, 2014
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    DePaul signs JUCO transfer Aaron Simpson

      DePaul added a second junior college transfer to its incoming recruiting class with Lincoln College point guard Aaron Simpson signing his letter of intent, the school announced Thursday. Simpson, a Chicago native, averaged 20.2 points, 4.2...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Johnnie Vassar signs letter of intent to join Northwestern

    Northwestern officially added point guard Johnnie Vassar to its recruiting class Wednesday with Vassar signing his letter of intent. Vassar, a three-star recruit on ESPN.com, joins Vic Law, Bryant McIntosh, Gavin Skelly and Scott Lindsey in a...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    JUCO guard D’Juan Miller officially commits to UIC

    UIC announced Wednesday that junior college point guard D’Juan Miller signed his letter of intent to join the Flames for the 2014-15 season. He joins high school seniors Tai Odiase and Grant Sims in the Flames’ incoming...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Loyola inks three more on first day of regular signing period

    Three more recruits officially joined Loyola (Chicago)’s incoming recruiting class Wednesday, the first day of the regular signing period. Johnston High School (Iowa) senior Jay Knuth and Coffeyville Community College transfers Earl Peterson and Montel James will...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Ultra Early MVC Preview: Can Wichita State run the table once again?

    The MVC was in the nation’s spotlight last season, but only because of Wichita State’s undefeated season. The Shockers once again have the talent to run the table, but overall the conference will be much improved. All...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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    Northwestern’s Drew Crawford to participate in Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

    Northwestern senior forward Drew Crawford will participate in the annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in Virginia this week. Crawford led the Wildcats in scoring and rebounding last season with 15.7 points and 6.4 boards per contest. He also...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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    Michigan State guard Gary Harris will enter NBA Draft

    Michigan State shooting guard Gary Harris announced his decision to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft, the school announced Monday. Harris was expected to take his game to the professional level after averaging 16.7 points and 2.7...

    • Posted April 14, 2014
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    SIU’s Marcus Fillyaw and Mike Balogun leaving program

    Southern Illinois guards Marcus Fillyaw and Mike Balogun are transferring from the program, Todd Hefferman of The Southern Illinoisan reported Monday. “Mike and Marcus have been a positive addition to our program. We’ve enjoyed our time period...

    • Posted April 14, 2014
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    Ultra Early Big Ten Preview: Wisconsin the favorite to win 1st Big Ten title since 2008

    The Catch and Shoot’s Ultra Early 2014-15 season preview continues with an early look at the Big Ten. Wisconsin enters as the big favorite with four starters returning from a team that is fresh off a Final...

    • Posted April 14, 2014
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