Posts Tagged ‘Steve Haney’

It doesn’t really matter what parameters you put on it: Lansing, Mid-Michigan, class A, statewide, etc. The early returns have East Lansing coach Steve Finamore as the coach of the year.

If you haven’t been paying much attention to EL, don’t feel bad. They were projected to finish third in their conference after losing one of the state’s best freshmen, Steve Haney, to crosstown Lansing Eastern — and I thought that was a little ambitious.

The talk at the time went like this: “What a shame that East Lansing lost Haney, they really could’ve been something special.”

Amazingly, they’re  something special without him.

East Lansing is just one win away from clinching the CAAC Blue after their second win of the season over Okemos.

As you recall, I was up in arms over the ouster of East Lansing coach Doug Fleming after last season. I’m confident in his coaching prowess, and I thought it was a mistake to let him go. East Lansing, to its credit, made the best-possible hire and the rest is history.

— By Jared Field | Great Lakes Hoops

East Lansing freshman Steve Haney, Jr.

I had the opportunity to see a lot of top tier recruits this weekend and rather than writing individual game stories where everyone already knows the result, I just thought I would do a quick rundown of the individuals.

Deanthony Arnett 6’0′ Junior Saginaw High

He’s probably the fastest point guard in the state, period. Even though he missed the game winner against Powers on Sunday, it should be noted that Arnette made it almost the length of the court in three seconds flat. This kid has football offers from almost everywhere, but he’s legit on the hardwood as well.

Travon Baker  5’10”  Sophomore  Detroit Consortium

Travon is a sick point guard.  Ultra quick with the strength and touch to finish in the lane.  Needs to work on his shot mechanics, but the kid is one of the top sophomore point guards out there.    (more…)

East Lansing visited Davison Tuesday night and it wasn’t pretty for the home team.

Tyler Tucker and company started off hot, but Davison clawed its way back in the second quarter.  To start the second half, East Lansing went off closing out Davison, in similar fashion to Flushing last Friday.

Davison, yet again, can’t go wire-to-wire, but to be fair, this is the least talented team they have had in a long time. The Trojans dominated, 58-45.

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