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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    Northwestern unveils new Welsh-Ryan Arena court

    Welsh-Ryan Arena’s much-needed makeover is complete. Northwestern already added in a new videoboard above center court earlier in the summer, and it then gave the floor a new paint job to spruce things up. Check out these...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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    JUCO forward Kaylen Shane will not attend UIC

    UIC’s front court took a hit Friday as the school announced junior college transfer Kaylen Shane will not attend UIC this fall. Shane, a 6’10″ center, transferred to UIC from John A. Logan College, where he played...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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  • DePaul loses 3-star recruit Raymond Doby

    DePaul’s 2014-15 roster took a hit Wednesday with three-star recruit Raymond Doby choosing to reclassify and instead enroll in prep school, initially reported by Scout.com. The Saint Louis native will attend St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy this...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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    Loyola commit Marlon Jones to attend community college

    Loyola announced Tuesday that freshman forward Marlon Jones will not attend the school in the fall. Instead, Jones will attend South Plains Community College.   “Unfortunately, Marlon did not meet his academic expectations this summer,” head coach...

    • Posted August 26, 2014
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  • UIC to take Canada trip in August

    From UIC press release: The UIC men’s basketball team will take part in its first ever foreign tour this summer with a seven-day trip to Canada spanning from Aug. 12-19.  The Flames will begin their travels in...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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    Loyola’s matchups for Las Vegas Classic announced

    Loyola (Chicago) will receive a pair of high-quality matchups in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic in December. The Ramblers will face Texas Tech on Dec. 22 and then battle either Houston or Boise State the following night on Fox...

    • Posted July 22, 2014
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    Fifth-year transfer Jay Harris chooses UIC

    UIC picked up a late addition to its 2014-15 roster with Wagner transfer Jay Harris choosing to join the Flames. Harris will be eligible immediately for the start of the season. Harris averaged 10.3 points and shot...

    • Posted July 22, 2014
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    UIC adds JUCO forward Jason McClellan

    UIC continued to build its recruiting class Monday with the addition of junior college forward Jason McClellan. McClellan, who played a pair of seasons at Eastern Wyoming College and stands at 6’9″, will add some much-needed size...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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    Talented Spanish forward David Ramon joins UIC

    UIC picked up another commitment for its incoming recruiting class with Madrid native David Ramón joining the team. “We are thrilled to have David join the Flames,” UIC head coach Howard Moore said. “He has an intelligent...

    • Posted May 23, 2014
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    Pat Birt to transfer from UIC

    UIC announced Tuesday that rising sophomore guard Pat Birt was granted his release from the program and will transfer. Birt averaged 6.3 points per game shot 38.7% on 3-pointers. He started 15 games and earned all-freshman honors...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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