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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    Durrell McDonald transferring from DePaul

    DePaul guard Durrell McDonald will leave the program, the school announced Friday. McDonald will have one year of eligibility for the 2016-17 season at his new institution starting. He averaged 4.3 points, 2.3 assists and 1.4 steals in 23.9...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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    Raymond Doby receives release from DePaul

    High school senior Raymond Doby has received his release from DePaul, the program announced Friday. Doby signed with the Blue Demons during the November early signing period under former coach Oliver Purnell, who was fired last month. The 6-foot-7...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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    Ex-Green Bay commit Julian Torres chooses UIC

    UIC grabbed its fourth commitment for the Class of 2015 Thursday with Bolingbrook forward Julian Torres choosing the Flames. Torres initially committed to fellow Horizon League program Green Bay but de-committed when coach Brian Wardle left for the Bradley job....

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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    D’Angelo Russell to declare for NBA Draft

    Ohio State fans’ hope grew as time passed without an announcement that star guard D’Angelo Russell would remain in school for his sophomore season. That will not happen, as ESPN reported Wednesday that Russell will forgo his remaining eligibility and enter...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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    All-conference forward Anton Grady leaving Cleveland State

    All-conference forward Anton Grady will transfer from Cleveland State, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported Wednesday. Grady averaged 14.3 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.4 blocks and 1.5 steals last season. He will have one season of eligibility at his new institution,...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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    DePaul to participate in 2015 Paradise Jam

    The bracket for the 2015 Paradise Jam was revealed Wednesday. DePaul will be matched up against South Carolina in the first round Nov. 20 and then play either Florida State or Hofstra in its second game Nov....

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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    7-footer transferring from St. John’s

    7-foot freshman Adonis De La Rosa is transferring from St. John’s, ZagsBlog reported Tuesday. De La Rosa was an academic non-qualifier, which kept him from playing last season. De La Rosa was a three-star recruit coming out of high school,...

    • Posted April 21, 2015
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    DePaul recruit Eli Cain signs letter of intent

    DePaul commit Eli Cain signed a national letter of intent Monday, the school announced. Cain, a 6-foot-6 wing, averaged 12.0 points and 3.0 assists at St. Benedict’s Prep (NJ) last season, helping the team to a 31-6 record....

    • Posted April 21, 2015
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    Big East-Big Ten Challenge slate revealed

    The first-ever Big East-Big Ten Challenge, also known as the Gavitt Games, is coming together, through various media reports. Georgetown will travel to Maryland as the event’s headliner. The Hoyas will be one of the Big East’s...

    • Posted April 21, 2015
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    UIC chasing former Green Bay commit Antoine Pittman

    UIC coach Steve McClain has been aggressive on the recruiting trail, but he is yet to nail a commitment for the Class of 2015, which still has a few open spots. (The Flames signed Texas duo Hassan Thomas...

    • Posted April 21, 2015
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