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Great Lakes Hoops is fan site for all people that enjoy in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. It is one of the biggest athletic collegiate conferences in North America. Twelve members compete in 21 categories, 10 for men and 11 for women. These athletic competitions are very popular among the colleges that are located in the Midwest region of the United States. Not only for the colleges but also the sports betting. Many people in the Midwest region like to bet on college basketball or football, it's an excellent opportunity to win real money.

Great Lakes Hoops has the list of all teams participating in every category. Unfortunately, there were some withdraws in the past, but new teams joined in our Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and overall we are happy about it. Also, a critical detail is that on every tournament there are scouts from professional US leagues (NBA, NFL, MLS, MLB), which is additional motivation for our participants to go crazy on the field.

 

The NBA is undeniably the biggest basketball league in the world. Millions across the globe watch this league. The NBA is valued at $1.9 billion which is 28% less than the NFL. Several teams are worth more than $3 billion. All 30 team bring in $7.4 billion in revenues annually. It is the best and most watched league in the world by far.

The basketball news won’t be exciting without a spicy story from the NBA. Talking about basketball in Greece or the UK is just not interesting. People love the magnificence and drama of the biggest league in the world. This is why most articles written about this sport refer to the NBA. Sports betting specialists often ignore other leagues altogether when talking about betting odds.

The NBA is one of the hottest leagues when it comes to betting online. Many people love to spice up upcoming matches by wagering real money on a change that their team will win! Some people even make a living by using betting tips from professionals. Anyone can get a casino bonus and try to win a good chunk of cash, but most players love to follow the league and make bets occasionally.

The Video: Doug Anderson and Torian Oglesby audition for next year’s NBA dunk contest

Here’s the video you’ve all been waiting see: Doug Anderson and Torian Oglesby, Mott Community College’s flyboy forwards, making their case to be honorary members of next year’s NBA slam dunk contest.

In Rod we trust: Rod Milton leads no. 7-ranked Mott to win over Lakeland, 82-75

Mott freshman Rod Milton FLINT, Michigan — Rod Milton picked a great time to turn in his best performance of the season. The Mott Community College Bears (7-2), still smarting over a tough loss on the road Wednesday night to archrival Lansing, leaned heavily on Milton and pulled out a victory over Lakeland, 82-75. Milton, […]

Can Beecher’s Monte Morris win Mr. Basketball

Flint Beecher’s Monte Morris. Obviously basketball fans in Flint are putting their support behind Beecher’s Monte Morris for Mr. Basketball, the annual award given to the state’s best senior, but will the rest of the state catch on? Let’s build a case for our next Mr. Basketball winner. The problem, as I see it, for […]

‘District of Champions’ once again: Flint Beecher wins Class C state title

Beecher celebrates its first basketball state title since 1987. (Photo via Ryan Slocum ) By Patrick Hayes Beecher coach Mike Williams has always talked about the importance of ‘the journey.’ After heart-breaking losses in the state semifinals in back-to-back seasons, it was Williams’ focus on the journey rather than individual outcome of playoff games that […]

The people’s Mr. Basketball, Ben Simons, impressive in Drake debut

The pride of northern Michigan, Ben Simons, made his collegiate debut over the weekend and looked pretty darn good doing it – he scored 12 points on four second half 3-pointers. He also swiped a game-high four steals. Simons, only by the sheer elitism of the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan, was robbed of the Mr. Basketball award […]

Mott survives scare against Henry Ford, awaits clash with Schoolcraft

Mott sophomore Lorenzo Collier FLINT, Michigan –Mott sophomore Lorenzo Collier wasn’t about to let his team overlook Henry Ford CC on Saturday afternoon in Flint. With Mott clinging to a razor-thin margin in the MCCAA Eastern Conference standings, every league game is a must-win from here on out. Collier, the former Detroit Pershing standout, scored […]

Flyboys: Mott’s forwards prepare for state title game

Today’s Flint Journal profiled Mott’s “big three” forwards, freshmen Doug Anderson and Mike Brigham and sophomore Torian Oglesby. The Bears (25-3) are preparing for their matchup with Glen Oaks Community College on Saturday at 3 p.m. The two teams will compete for the MCCAA state championship in Centreville, Michigan. Mott is the no. 1 seed in […]

Mott sophomore Myles Busby named Conference Defensive Player of the Year

Mott Sophomore forward Myles Busby (Niles, MI) won the MCCAA Eastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year Award. Mott sophomore Myles Busby was the lone bright spot for the Bears this season on the defensive end. The Niles (MI) product was named a captain and set the bar for effort for the team throughout the […]

No. 9-ranked Mott clinches MCCAA Eastern Conference championship

Mott’s Devin Foster drives to the basket against Alpena Thursday night. FLINT, Michigan — The no. 9-ranked Mott Community College Bears earned an extra game on the schedule thanks to Thursday night’s blowout win over Alpena. Mott’s 99-48 victory over the Lumberjacks clinched the Eastern Conference championships for the Bears (26-3) and the right to […]

Scrimmage rundown: Mott and Mid-Michigan College look strong

Mott sophomore John Taylor, a 6-1 guard transfer from Chicago, is a high-major talent who will rank among the top JUCO guard prospects in the country. FLINT, Michigan — I checked out a scrimmage tonight between two of the top JUCO basketball teams in the state. You might be a little surprised that I’ve cast […]

Mott sophomore Malik Albert wins Conference Player of the Year, all-conference, all-region

Mott sophomore Malik Albert finished his career as the second-most prolific scorer in the Steve Schmidt era at Mott. The first bit of good news following no. 6-ranked Mott’s upset loss to Oakland in the District 10 semifinals last week came Tuesday morning. Mott sophomore guard Malik Albert was named the MCCAA Eastern Conference’s Player […]

Oakland’s coach pays visit to Mott, watches Doug Anderson show

FLINT, Michigan — I ran into Mott assistant coach Yusuf Harris at Barnes and Noble yesterday and talked to him briefly about the Bears’ game against South Suburban, one of the top JUCO programs in the Midwest, tipping off that night. He told me he was sure that Doug Anderson would have a big game. […]