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SK visits CYP

Surprise!! TEAM FRENJI Alumni and current U. of Cincinnati freshmen
SEAN KILPATRICK stopped by the CYP Tourney this Wednesday night to support his grassroots team and program. SK told us things are going great. He is stronger than ever and now ready to go for the 2010-11 season. He has been red shirting this season. Below is SK with Matt Staubi of our 14u AAU team at CYP. 

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Posted by on March 26, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

CYP Roster 2010

TEAM FRENJI unveiled its 2010 CYP Tourney roster last night in front of a capacity crowd at 830pm with a who’s who of the basketball world. The team beat a scrappy RAI team to advance to the semifinals Friday night 3/26 @ 715pm vs the NY Falcons of Rockland/ NJ. Here is the game link: http://www.varsityinsider.lohudblogs.com. Another article is on http://www.nychoops.net.

Here is the roster:

DAQUAN BRICKHOUSE  PEEKSKILL 5’8
JORDAN BRONNER  IONA PREP 6’0
RUSSELL SMITH  SOUTH KENT 6’1
JABARI HINDS MT. VERNON 6’1
MIKE BUFFALO  SOUTH KENT 6’3
JERMAINE SANDERS  RICE HS 6’5
BRIAN VOELKEL  IONA PREP 6’5
CONROY BALTIMORE  STEPINAC 6’6
KENNY BRADSHAW  PEEKSKILL 6’7
JAYVAUGHN PINKSTON  LOUGHLIN 6’7
DEVON COLLIER  ST. ANTHONY’S 6’8
KADEEM JACK   RICE HS 6’9
 

 
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Posted by on March 25, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

Brickhouse commits

TEAM FRENJI player DAQUAN BRICKHOUSE of Peekskill got his college scholarship offer last month and this past weekend the dynamic point guard took the offer and ran with it and committed to Central Conn State and the Blue Devils. Joining fellow Frenji Alumni Kenny Horton will be a great look for the team and DQ. We congratulate DQ and his D1 dream coming true. DQ will be in action tomorrow night in the CYP Tourney with TEAM FRENJI at 830pm.

Heres the link: varsityinsider.lohudblogs.com/…/breaking-news-brickhousecommits-to-ccsu / – 16 hours ago

 
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Posted by on March 23, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

Lohud features Dante Taylor

TEAM FRENJI Alumni and Greenburgh’s own DANTE TAYLOR was recently featured by the Journal News on his way to the NCAA Tourney with PITT. Here’s the link: www.lohud.com/article/20100316/…/Taylor-remembers-his-roots
Pitt's Dante Taylor honed his basketball skills playing games at the Theodore D. Young Community Center in Greenburgh.      Pitt’s Dante Taylor honed his basketball skills playing games at the
             Theodore D. Young Community Center in Greenburgh, NY.

 
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Posted by on March 17, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

Follow Big Brother

TEAM FRENJI would like to introduce you to the newest member of the family. His name has a familiar last name and the game may just be just as dazzling. Port Chester has long been known for excellent basketball players. In recently years none have made as much noise as Alumni and starting Point Guard at Northwood University as Melvin Calhoun. Porky was an All-State guard back in 2005 and now runs the show for the #11 nationally ranked NAIA Seahawks and Rollie Massimino. http://www.gonorthwood.com.

Now following in his footsteps is little brother KAYSON CALHOUN who is already bigger than his big brother, standing 5’10 and about to go into the 9th grade at Port Chester this September. Kayson will play with the 14u TEAM FRENJI AAU squad coached by Paul Staubi. We are happy to have yet another family player join up with the program. Keep an eye out for the name Kayson Calhoun as he plays next year in the blue and white for the Rams of Port Chester HS.
 

 
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Posted by on March 12, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

More awards for Alumni

The awards keep rollin gin for TEAM FRENJI Alumni. STAC Shooting Guard  Ra’Shad James just picked up some nice recognition this year. Here is the info:

St. Thomas Aquinas men’s basketball players Ra’Shad James and Justin Brown received All Conference recognition for their outstanding performances.  James was a Second Team All Conference selection while Brown was named to the ECC All Rookie Team.

James led the Spartans with 16.6 points per game and was second in rebounding with 4.7 rebounds per game.  The Sophomore has a career total of 593 points, including 61 three pointers.  The guard led the Spartans in assists this season with 72.  James finished fourth in the ECC in scoring and 6th in free throw percentage. 

 
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Posted by on March 12, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

Grabbing the Hardware

TEAM FRENJI Alumni HASSAN WHITESIDE grabbed a bunch of awards/ recongnition this week to go along with his outstanding Freshmen year at Marshall. Here is the info:

Whiteside has earned several honors in the days leading up to the GMC Sierra Conference USA Men’s Basketball Tournament. On Mar. 8, Whiteside was selected Sporting News second team freshman All-American and second team All-Conference entering the C-USA Tournament. Whiteside is the only freshman to earn All-Conference honors.

On Mar. 9, Whiteside was chosen as the 2010 Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year and the 2010 Conference USA Freshman of the Year. He was also selected to the C-USA Freshman Team and to the C-USA All-Defensive Team.

Whiteside reset the Conference USA record for most blocks in a season Feb. 24 when Whiteside blocked four shots. Whiteside reset the Conference USA and his own school record for most blocks in a game with 13 against UCF Feb. 27. Whiteside has blocked 168 shots this season. Hassan is now ranked #9 on Chad Ford Mock Draft for 2010 on espn.com. Check it out!!!! Congrats Hassan!!!!

Also making noise/ news is FW Charity Classic 2008 MVP and alumni
LANCE STEPHENSON. Lance was named BIG EAST Rookie of the Year. Here’s the info:

Two days after being selected as one of two unanimous selections to the BIG EAST Conference All-Rookie Team, University of Cincinnati freshman guard Lance Stephenson (Brooklyn, N.Y./Lincoln) was named the league’s Rookie of the Year, the conference office announced.

Stephenson is the first UC men’s basketball player to earn the distinction since the Bearcats joined the BIG EAST in 2005-06. He joins DerMarr Johnson (1999-00 – Conference USA), Danny Fortson (1994-95 – Great Midwest Conference), and Dontonio Wingfield (1993-94 – Great Midwest Conference) as the only players in program history to earn freshman/rookie/newcomer of the year honors.

The preseason BIG EAST Rookie of the Year, Stephenson led all BIG EAST freshmen in scoring in overall (12.0 ppg) and conference-only games (12.1 ppg). He also finished in the Top 5 overall among league freshmen in rebounds (5.3 rpg/4th), steals (1.0 spg/5th), and assists (2.4 apg/4th).

Four times this season, the 6-foot-5 guard from Brooklyn, N.Y., has been named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week, the most by any incoming player. Stephenson won the weekly award the last two weeks of the regular season after averaging 16.8 points and 8.3 rebounds per game over UC’s last four contests. He also added 11 assists and five steals during the stretch. Lance just iced Rutgers last night to advance to the 2nd round of the Big East tourney. Congrats Lance!!!!

 
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Posted by on March 10, 2010 in Uncategorized