Posts Tagged ‘Mike Wallace’

MikeCheck: As NCAA D-II playoffs kick off for Bowie State and Miles, HBCU championship business at stake Saturday in MEAC and SWAC

RALEIGH, N.C. – When Donal Ware and I hooked up in Birmingham four months ago at the Southwestern Athletic Conference football media day, we were both fairly certain the 2019 Celebration Bowl was destined for a rematch of last year’s game that decided the HBCU national championship. Now, with a month left before the SWAC…

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MikeCheck: Morant anointed Grizzlies starting point guard as Jenkins ponders option of pairing rookie No. 2 pick alongside Jones

Point Guards - Ja Morant, Tyus Jones, De'Anthony Melton

MEMPHIS – Considering the Grizzlies used the No. 2 pick in June’s draft on Ja Morant and two weeks later spent their entire midlevel exception in free agency on Tyus Jones, it’s safe to say Memphis invested more at point guard than any other position entering this season. Don’t expect Morant and Jones to be an either-or proposition for first-year coach Taylor Jenkins as he explores his various lineup options in the coming weeks.

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