Bluefield College players suspended for kneeling during the national anthem

Bluefield College players suspended for kneeling during the national anthem

Bluefield College forfeited a men’s basketball game on Thursday after the NAIA school suspended multiple players for kneeling during the national anthems before games over the past two months. School president David Olive revealed that he had told the team’s players to stop kneeling before games. When the players refused, Olive made the decision to […]

Desmond Kennedy starts his pro career in Argentina.

Desmond Kennedy starts his pro career in Argentina.

Desmond Kennedy (190 cm, G) will start his professional basketball career in Argentina. He has reached an agreement with Ciclista Juninense (Liga A). A player from the NAIA ranks rarely gets a professional contract overseas, but Kennedy made it happen. Last season he played for Texas A&M University-Texarkana, where he averaged 19.7 ppg and 4 […]

NAIA Division 1 Statistical Team Leaders

NAIA Division 1 Statistical Team Leaders

The 2016-17 season is now in the record books, and Texas Wesleyan walked away with the NAIA Division 1 championship. On their way to the top, they bested many teams, which in their right, are worth mentioning for their noteworthy accomplishments. There are other winners. Teams that broke records and were the best in particular […]

NAIA Division 1 All-America

NAIA Division 1 All-America

Court Side Newspaper is proud to bring you the 2016/2017 season NAIA Division 1 All-America Team. The selection process is based only on the advanced statistic of Player Efficiency Rating (PER). This is a one-number measure of a player’s per-minute productivity. It is an overall efficiency statistic that sums up a player’s positive accomplishments, subtracts […]

NAIA Division 2 All-America

NAIA Division 2 All-America

Court Side Newspaper is proud to bring you the 2016/2017 season NAIA Division 2 All-America Team. We base our selection process only on the advanced statistic of Player Efficiency Rating (PER). This is a one-number measure of a player’s per-minute (and per possession) productivity. It is an overall efficiency statistic that sums up a player’s […]

NAIA Division 2 Statistical Team Leaders

NAIA Division 2 Statistical Team Leaders

The 2016-17 NAIA Division 2 season is now in the record books, and Union College walked away with the NAIA  Division 2 championship. On their way to the top, they bested many teams, which in their own right, are worth mentioning for their noteworthy accomplishments. There are other winners. Teams that broke records and were […]

Union College bags first NAIA II title

Union College bags first NAIA II title

The Union College Bulldogs have a lot to be excited about right now. The school has just made history by capturing its first-ever NAIA Division II national championship. They defeated Cornerstone (Michigan) in the finals, 72-69. Union 72 Cornerstone 69 They capped off a stellar run this season, finishing 35-3, and were a force to […]