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John Shurna helps East Team to Victory at NABC All-Star Game

John Shurna shot 60% from 3pt range, and tacked on another basket and-1 to score 12 while grabbing 2 rebounds for the East team in spite of playing a paltry 22 minutes. The East team won 103-99 in a game which featured 8 ties and 9 lead changes. Shurna averaged 2pts/FGA to be the most efficient shooter on the floor for either team. Shurna again bested Juan Fernandez from 3pt range, while Jae Crowder led the team in scoring (25 pts 5 reb 3ast 3 stl), Scott Machado in assists (11 pts 8 ast 3 reb) and Ramone Moore in rebounds (15pts 9 reb). For the West, Ricardo Ratiliffe of Missouri recorded a double double with 25-10 to lead in scoring, New Mexico State's Wendell McKines had a monster game on the boards (15pts 18rebs) to lead in rebounding and Long Beach State's Casper ware stuffed the stat sheet with 10pts 7 ast and 5 reb to lead the West in assists. Post links to any accounts of the game in the comments.

USA! USA! (basketball this time)

Update: video of John Shurna's high school slam dunk competition now at the bottom of this post. Just cuz.Woooooo!Today, we're going to discuss John Shurna, who's representing the good ol' US of A...

Nationalism Week rolls on!

A short post for a day on which I'm one of about 30 people in the United States working, we'll catch up on our nation-representing athletes.First off, something I hadn't mentioned yet: some of our...

Friday International B-Ball Update

John Shurna and his USA U-19 Basketball team are the only undefeated team in the World Championships at 6-0, and will play in the quarterfinals today against Canada. What's more, Shurna has been a...

New Zealand Time Differentials confuse me

Remember the post of less than a half hour ago wherein I said that John Shurna would play Croatia in the semi-finals today?Well, turns out it already happened. There's something like a 16 hour time...

John Shurna: World Champ

John Shurna kinda gets to hold the U19 World Championship trophyWith an 88-80 victory over Greece, the US U19 team won the World Championships, going 9=0, winning each game by an average margin of...

John Shurna is having a block party...

AND CANADA IS INVITED! Yesterday, Johnny and the USA national team advanced to the semifinals with a 93-73 victory over our neighbors to the north. Shurna continued his good play with an amazing...

Summer Nationalism Wrap-Up

So the international basketball/football season is officially over at Northwestern with John Shurna's New Zealand trip ending with gold, so, let's analyze what all this flag-bearing means for NU,...

Sorry, no big post today

Instead - enjoy The Purple Drank Best Of: John Shurna Making Silly Faces Edition.Silly Face Basketball Photos happen to everybody. (shouldn't take you more than ten photos to find a good one) It's...

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