Dynasty Athlete Representation

12/1/08 News & Notes


SE Missouri State (Rodney Hamilton) (2-3)  vs. Longwood

Calvin Williams scored a career high 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Southeast Missouri State beat Longwood 81-77 Friday in the third round of the Las Vegas invitational tournament. Kenard Moore added 18 points for the Redhawks (2-3), who won despite blowing a 12-point lead in the last nine minutes.

#15 Marquette (Scott Monarch) (5-0) vs. Northern Iowa

As quickly as guard Dominic James could dribble up the floor at full speed, No. 15 Marquette ran off 20 straight points Friday night. Using a strong defense, a variety of shots and balanced scoring, the Golden Eagles used the first-half spurt to subdue Northern Iowa and roll to a 73-43 victory in the Chicago Invitational Challenge.

NCCU (Henry Dickerson) (0-5) vs. UNC-Wilmington

UNC-Wilmington beat North Carolina Central 79-64 Friday in the South Padre Invitational. Jamar Briscoe and Vincent Davis scored 15 points apiece to lead N.C. Central (0-5). The Eagles had 15 steals.


#15 Marquette (Scott Monarch) (5-1) vs. Dayton

The Flyers used their quickness and depth to beat No. 15 Marquette 89-75 in the final game of the Chicago Invitational Challenge. Marquette (5-1) was beaten at its own fast-paced game. The Golden Eagles got a career-high 28 points from Wesley Matthews and 19 points from Dominic James, but couldn’t keep up in the second half.

Savannah State (Horace Broadnax) (4-2) vs. Michigan

DeShawn Sims made a basket from the corner as time expired in overtime Saturday to rally Michigan to a 66-64 victory over Savannah State. Sims finished with 23 points and Manny Harris added 22 to lead the Wolverines (5-1). Raye Bailey and Anthony Jones had 19 and 13, respectively, for the Tigers (4-2) who led nearly all but three minutes of regulation.

Arkansas State (Elwyn McRoy) (4-1) vs. Ball State

Eric McKinney had 20 points and 16 rebounds as Arkansas State rallied to beat Ball State 54-53 on Saturday afternoon. JeJuan Brown added 11 points and six rebounds for the Red Wolves (4-1).

SE Missouri State (Rodney Hamilton) (2-4) vs. Oakland

Oakland, Mich., defeated Southeast Missouri State 81-63 in the fifth-place game of the Las Vegas Invitational on Saturday. Calvin Williams and Jaycen Harning each led the Redhawks (2-4) with 18 points apiece. Kenard Moore added 15 points.

UIC (Tracy Dildy) (3-2) vs. Central Michigan

Josh Mayo had 20 points, including five 3-pointers, and eight rebounds to lead Illinois-Chicago to a 77-67 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday. Illinois-Chicago (3-2) led by as many as 15 points in the second quarter in a game that flip-flopped eight times. Scott Vandermeer had 17 points and nine rebounds while Tori Boyd came off the bench to add 17 points for the Flames.

NCCU (Henry Dickerson) (0-6) vs. Jackson State

Jackson State got a 69-49 win over North Carolina Central on Saturday at the South Padre Island Invitational. Jackson State (1-5) earned its first win of the season with stingy defense that limited the Eagles to 15-of-51 shooting from the field. In the first half, N.C. Central (0-6) shot just 19 percent from the floor and turned over the ball 13 times.

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.