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Tyreke Evans
TYREKE JAMIR EVANS (born September 19, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis Grizzlies
of the National Basketball
Basketball
Association (NBA). He played college basketball at the University of Memphis
University of Memphis
and was selected by the Kings with the 4th overall pick in the 2009 NBA
NBA
draft . Evans was the 2010 NBA
NBA
Rookie of the Year winner and was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
in 2013, before being traded back to the Kings in 2017
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Beastie Boys
BEASTIE BOYS were an American hip hop group from New York City, formed in 1981. For the majority of their career, the group consisted of Michael "Mike D" Diamond (vocals, drums), Adam "MCA" Yauch (vocals, bass) and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz (vocals, guitar). Originally formed as a four-piece hardcore punk band, the Young Aborigines, in 1978 by Diamond (vocals), John Berry (guitar), Yauch (bass) and Kate Schellenbach (drums), the band appeared on the compilation cassette New York Thrash , contributing two songs from their first EP , Polly Wog Stew , in 1982. Berry left shortly thereafter, and was replaced by Horovitz. After achieving moderate local success with the 1983 experimental hip hop 12-inch single "Cooky Puss ", Schellenbach dropped out and the Beastie Boys
Beastie Boys
made a full transition to hip hop, releasing a string of successful singles
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Rivals.com
RIVALS.COM is a network of websites that focus mainly on college football and basketball recruiting in the United States. The network was started in 1998 and currently employs more than 300 personnel. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Schools * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORY Rivals.com was founded in 1998 by Jim Heckman in Seattle, Washington, with a cadre of outside investors. Heckman was once the son-in-law of Don James , the former head football coach at the University of Washington, where Heckman attended school and was later involved in a recruiting scandal. Initial deriving revenue solely from advertising, Rivals.com later employed a subscription fee of $10.00 per month to users for access to the latest recruiting news and to participate in various message boards dedicated to schools covered by the network. Rivals was funded by money from venture capital firms including the venture funds of Fox and Intel
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University Of Memphis
The UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS, also called The U of M, is an American public research university located in the Normal Station neighborhood of Memphis , Tennessee
Tennessee
. Founded in 1912, the University
University
has an enrollment of more than 22,000 students. With twenty-five Chairs of Excellence and five state-approved Centers of Excellence, the school is the flagship institution of The Tennessee
Tennessee
Board of Regents system. The university maintains The Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI), The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law . The former Lambuth University campus (now a branch campus of The University
University
of Memphis)
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MCA (musician)
ADAM NATHANIEL YAUCH (pronounced /jaʊk/ ; August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012) was an American rapper, singer, musician, songwriter, director and film distributor. He was best known as a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys . He was frequently known by his stage name, MCA, and sometimes worked under the pseudonym NATHANIAL HöRNBLOWéR. Yauch founded Oscilloscope Laboratories , an independent film production and distribution company based in New York City. As a Buddhist , he was involved in the Tibetan independence movement and organized the Tibetan Freedom Concert . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Personal life * 4 Illness and death * 5 Discography * 6 References * 7 External links EARLY LIFEBorn in Brooklyn , New York City , Yauch was the only child of a social worker, painter and architect. Yauch had a non-religious upbringing. His father had been raised a Catholic and his mother was Jewish . Yauch attended Edward R
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NBA All-Star
The National Basketball Association
National Basketball Association
(NBA) All-Star Game is an annual exhibition basketball game played between the Eastern-Conference and the Western-Conference All-Stars . It is the main event of the NBA All-Star Weekend . Twelve players—five starters and seven reserves—from each conference are chosen from a pool of 120 players—60 players from each conference with 24 guards and 24 frontcourts (forwards and centers )—listed on the ballots by a panel of sport writers and broadcasters. The starters are chosen by a combination of fans, media, and current players. Fans may vote using a variety of online platforms, and account for 50% of the vote, with the media and current players each accounting for 25%. The reserves are chosen by voting among the head coaches of each team's particular conference
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Basketball
BASKETBALL is a non-contact sport played on a rectangular court . While most often played as a team sport with five players on each side, three-on-three, two-on-two, and one-on-one competitions are also common. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and 10 feet (3.048 m) high that is mounted to a backboard at each end of the court. The game was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith , who would be the first basketball coach of the Kansas Jayhawks , one of the most successful programs in the game's history. A team can score a field goal by shooting the ball through the basket being defended by the opposition team during regular play. A field goal scores three points for the shooting team if the player shoots from behind the three-point line , and two points if shot from in front of the line
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National Basketball Association
UNITED STATES: * ABC / ESPN
ESPN
* NBA TV * TNT CANADA: * NBA TV Canada * TSN / TSN2 * Sportsnet / Sportsnet One OFFICIAL WEBSITE www.nba.comThe NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NBA) is the major men's professional basketball league in North America
North America
, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world. It has 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada), and is an active member of USA Basketball
Basketball
(USAB), which is recognized by FIBA (also known as the International Basketball
Basketball
Federation) as the national governing body for basketball in the United States. The NBA is one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada
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Villanova University
VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY is a private research university located in Radnor Township , a suburb northwest of Philadelphia
Philadelphia
, Pennsylvania, within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Philadelphia
in the United States. Named after Saint Thomas of Villanova , the school is the oldest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine
Order of Saint Augustine
, the university traces its roots to old Saint Augustine\'s Church , Philadelphia, which the Augustinian friars founded in 1796, and to its parish school, Saint Augustine's Academy, which was established in 1811
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University Of Texas
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (UT AUSTIN, UT, or TEXAS ) is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System . Founded in 1881 as "THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS," its campus is in Austin, Texas
Austin, Texas
—approximately 1 mile (1,600 m) from the Texas
Texas
State Capitol . UT Austin was inducted into the Association of American Universities in 1929, becoming only the third university in the American South
American South
to be elected. The institution has the nation's eighth-largest single-campus enrollment, with over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 24,000 faculty and staff. It is a major center for academic research, with research expenditures exceeding $550 million for the 2014–2015 school year
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Chicago Bulls
The CHICAGO BULLS are an American professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
. The Bulls compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division . The team was founded on January 16, 1966. The team plays its home games at the United Center , an arena shared with the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League
National Hockey League
(NHL). The Bulls saw their greatest success during the 1990s, when they were responsible for popularizing the NBA worldwide. They are known for having one of the NBA's greatest dynasties, winning six NBA championships between 1991 and 1998 with two three-peats . All six championship teams were led by Hall of Famers Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan
, Scottie Pippen and coach Phil Jackson
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Triple-double
In basketball , a DOUBLE is the accumulation of a double-digit number total in one of five statistical categories—points , rebounds , assists , steals , and blocked shots —in a game. Multiple players usually score double-digit points in any given basketball game; the double nomenclature is usually reserved for when a player has double-digit totals in more than one category. A DOUBLE-DOUBLE is the accumulation of a double-digit number total in two of the statistical five categories in a game. The most common double-double combination is points-rebounds, followed by points-assists. Since the 1983–84 season, Tim Duncan
Tim Duncan
leads the National Basketball
Basketball
Association (NBA) in the points-rebounds combination with 840, and John Stockton
John Stockton
leads the points-assists combination with 714
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Toronto Raptors
The TORONTO RAPTORS are a Canadian professional basketball team based in Toronto
Toronto
, Ontario
Ontario
. The Raptors compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA), as a member club of the league's Eastern Conference Atlantic Division . The team was established in 1995, along with the Vancouver Grizzlies , as part of the NBA's expansion into Canada. When the Grizzlies relocated to Memphis, Tennessee
Memphis, Tennessee
to become the Memphis Grizzlies in 2001, the Raptors became the only Canadian-based team in the NBA. They originally played their home games at SkyDome , before moving eastward along Bremner Boulevard to the Air Canada Centre in 1999
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Oscar Robertson Trophy
The OSCAR ROBERTSON TROPHY is given out annually to the outstanding men's college basketball player by the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA). The trophy is considered to be the oldest of its kind and has been given out since 1959. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Key * 3 Winners * 4 See also * 5 References HISTORYUSBWA College Player of the Year was started in 1959, which makes it the oldest running trophy for the college player of the year. The USBWA annually selects a player of the year and All-America teams for both men and women in college basketball. The USBWA men's player of the year award is now called the Oscar Robertson
Oscar Robertson
Trophy. The USBWA also selects a national coach of the year for men and women, with the men's award named after legendary coach Henry Iba . It was renamed after the college and professional legend Oscar Robertson in 1998
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United States Basketball Writers Association
The UNITED S CONTENTS * 1 Scholarships * 2 Awards * 3 Hall of fame * 4 See also * 5 Notes * 6 External SCHOLARSHIPSThe USBWA annually awards college scholarships to students pursuing careers in sports journalism and to children of USBWA members. AWARDSThe USBWA annually selects a player of the year and All-America teams for both men and women in college basketball. The USBWA men's player of the year award, called the Oscar Robertson Trophy , was first established in 1959 and is considered to be the nation's oldest such award in college basketball. The USBWA also selects a national coach of the year for men and women, with the men's award named after coach Henry Iba . The USBWA also chooses a USBWA National Freshman of the Year in men's and women's basketball
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University Of Cincinnati
The UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI (commonly referred to as UC or CINCINNATI) is a comprehensive public research university in Cincinnati
Cincinnati
, in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Ohio
Ohio
, and a part of the University System of Ohio
Ohio
. Founded in 1819 as CINCINNATI COLLEGE, it is the oldest institution of higher education in Cincinnati
Cincinnati
and has an annual enrollment of over 44,000 students, making it the second largest university in Ohio
Ohio
and one of the 50 largest universities in the United States. In the 2010 survey by Times Higher Education (UK), the university was ranked in the top 100 universities in North America and as one of the top 250 in the world. Beginning with the 2011 edition of the U.S
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