Category Archives: Basketball

Springdale Duo Competing in EYBL

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Jimmy Carter is an award-winning sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Springdale High. He also covers Huntsville and Greenland. He is a Tulsa native and a University of Arkansas graduate.
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AN BKB SDALE F4 Springdale High rising senior guards Chris Owens and Tereke Eckwood have a chance to showcase their skills against the best¬†talent in the nation this spring and summer. The Class of 2015 duo is playing AAU basketball for some of the top teams in the country¬†in the 17-and-under circuit of the prestigious Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL). Owens is playing for the Arkansas Wings Elite team, while Eckwood is a new … Continue Reading ››

Monk scores 59 in AAU game

Matt Jones

Matt Jones

Online Sports Editor at Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, NWA Media
Matt Jones is the online sports editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Northwest Arkansas Newspapers.
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Malik Monk (Bentonville) The legend of Bentonville guard Malik Monk is growing fast. Monk scored 59 points Saturday for the Arkansas Wings. He made 15 of 27 field goal attempts, including 10 of 18 attempts from 3-point range in the Wings' 98-91 loss to All Ohio Red at Nike's Elite Youth Basketball League in Sacramento, Calif. The sophomore also made 19 of 23 free throw attempts and grabbed 9 rebounds while playing 39 minutes. Monk is already considered one of the top recruits nationally. He has offers from Kansas, Florida, Baylor and homestate Arkansas. NWA Media … Continue Reading ››