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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    NCAA rules committee proposes changes to shot clock, timeouts and more

    Following extensive meetings, the NCAA men’s basketball rules committee proposed several rules changes Friday, addressing several criticized aspects of the men’s game. The first major proposal is to reduce the shot clock from 35 seconds to 30...

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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    Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchups announced

    The matchups for the 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge were announced Wednesday. The 17th annual event will feature 14 games from November 30 to December 2. A rekindled ACC rivalry headlines next season’s slate as Maryland, a former ACC...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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    Maryland adds former Duke guard Rasheed Sulaimon

    The rich got richer Monday in the Big Ten. Maryland, the early favorite for the 2015-16 season, received a commitment from former Duke guard Rasheed Sulaimon, per several media reports. Sulaimon, who was dismissed from Duke in January,...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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    Northern Kentucky to become official Horizon League member for 2015-16 season

    Northern Kentucky will join the Horizon League as the conference’s 10th member, the league announced Monday. The move will be effective July 1. The announcement follows reports from last week that said the Norse were set to leave...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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    Report: Northern Kentucky joining Horizon League

    Northern Kentucky will join the Horizon League for all sports, local Fox reporter Joe Danneman tweeted Saturday. The move is pending board approval Monday. The Norse will become the Horizon League’s 10th member and are the first...

    • Posted May 9, 2015
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    Horizon League Tournament moving to Detroit

    The Horizon League Tournament will transition to a neutral-site format and move to Detroit starting in the 2015-16 season, the league announced Thursday. The deal with Olympia Entertainment is for five years. Joe Louis Arena, home of...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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    UIC to host Illinois State in December

    UIC has its first confirmed game for the 2015-16 season. The Flames will host Illinois State on Dec. 16, per a schedule release from the latter. This will be the first meeting between the two schools since...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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    Patrick Sellers named to DePaul staff

    Big East veteran Patrick Sellers has joined the coaching staff at DePaul as an assistant coach, the school announced Monday. Sellers spent the last two seasons at Creighton and also coached at Connecticut under Hall of Famer Jim Cahoun from...

    • Posted May 4, 2015
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    Illinois State acquires graduate transfer Quintin Brewer

    Illinois State landed an impact transfer Monday in former Bethune Cookman forward Quintin Brewer. Brewer averaged 9.2 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.1 blocks last season for the Wildcats. The 6-foot-7 forward will be eligible immediately as a graduate transfer...

    • Posted May 4, 2015
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    UIC lands JUCO transfer Najeal Young

    UIC filled its final 2015-16 roster spot Sunday with junior college transfer Najeal Young committing to the Flames, per JucoRecruiting.com. Young, a 6-foot-5 guard/forward, averaged 14.1 points on 55.8 percent shooting along with 8.5 rebounds per game at...

    • Posted May 3, 2015
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