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. He also writes for Wildcat Digest on 247Sports. In the past, he has worked as a reporter for The Daily Northwestern and a featured columnist for Bleacher Report.
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    Montel James signs pro contract in France

    Former Loyola forward Montel James has signed a professional contract with Angers BC 49 in France, he confirmed to The Catch and Shoot on Saturday. Angers competes in NM1, the third tier pro league in France. The team...

    • Posted July 9, 2016
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    Local names to play in The Basketball Tournament

    If you’ve been craving summer basketball, the next three-and-a-half weeks are meant for you. The third annual The Basketball Tournament begins this weekend with former pro and college players teaming up in a 64 team, single elimination,...

    • Posted July 7, 2016
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    Horizon League changes conference tournament format

    The Horizon League Tournament has changed its format for the 2016-17 season, getting rid of a double bye for the top two seeds. The new format is the same as what other 10-team leagues use: the top six...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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    Olaniyan to transfer from SIU

    Senior Bola Olaniyan has been released from his scholarship at Southern Illinois, the school announced this week. Olaniyan was one of the most improved players in the Missouri Valley last season. The 6-foot-7 center averaged 7.8 points...

    • Posted June 30, 2016
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    DePaul announces 2016-17 non-conference schedule

    DePaul has finalized and released its 2016-17 non-conference schedule, the school announced Thursday. The slate is highlighted by a pair of Big Ten opponents in Rutgers and local rival Northwestern and the Las Vegas Classic, in which...

    • Posted June 30, 2016
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    Arcidiacono and Ochefu find summer league homes

    As expected, former Villanova stars Ryan Arcidiacono and Daniel Ochefu were not selected in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. However, both have already found landing spots for the 2016 NBA Summer League. Arcidiacono will sign a partially guaranteed deal...

    • Posted June 24, 2016
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    Indiana’s Ferrell and Williams sign summer league deals

    Indiana duo Yogi Ferrell and Troy Williams went undrafted Thursday night, but both have found homes, at least temporarily. Ferrell has reached a deal to play with the Brooklyn Nets in the 2016 NBA Summer League, according...

    • Posted June 24, 2016
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    Fred VanVleet signs summer league deal with Raptors

    Two-time MVC Player of the Year Fred VanVleet will play for the Toronto Raptors in the 2016 NBA Summer League, according to Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress. The former Wichita State guard went undrafted in Thursday night’s draft....

    • Posted June 24, 2016
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    Wes Washpun to play summer league with Clippers

    Former Northern Iowa guard Wes Washpun will play for the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2016 NBA Summer League, he announced Friday morning on Twitter. Washpun made the All-MVC team last season, averaging 14.2 points, 4.1 rebounds...

    • Posted June 24, 2016
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    Robert Carter Jr. reaches deal with Golden State Warriors

    Former Maryland forward Robert Carter Jr. has reached a deal with the Golden State Warriors, according to Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com. Carter went undrafted in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. Last season at Maryland, Carter averaged 12.3 points,...

    • Posted June 24, 2016
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