Dynasty Athlete Representation

12/15/08 News & Notes


East Kentucky Miners (Kevin Keathley) (1-0) vs. Kentucky Bisons

The ABA-CBA Interleague Challenge kicked off last night in Owensboro, Kentucky as the East Kentucky Miners traveled to take on the Kentucky Bisons. The Miners featured former CBA MVP Galen Young and University of Kentucky star Wayne Turner as they looked to take on a new state rival. The Miners ran out to a 23-20 lead and coasted to a 51-45 halftime lead. The Bisons battled back to win the 3rd quarter 30-27, but the Miners held on to capture the first interleague game with the ABA, 102-94. The Miners take game one of forty-two in the Interleague Challenge. Leading the way for the Miners was Jermaine Blackburn with 26 points on 12 for 19 shooting. Joe Buck had 17 points and pulled down a game high 18 rebounds. Young had his usual balanced game of 10 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists. Turner had a game high 9 assists for the Miners.


Marquette (Scott Monarch) (8-1) vs. IPFW

After a monster day by Lazar Hayward, Marquette coach Buzz Williams invoked the names of two medium-sized NBA guys known for playing big: Ben Wallace and Dennis Rodman. Hayward certainly fit the mold on Saturday. The 6-foot-6 Hayward was dominant in the 24th-ranked Golden Eagles’ 69-50 victory over Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne, scoring 19 points and grabbing a career-high 18 rebounds.

Louisiana Lafayette (Robert Lee) (3-4) vs. Louisiana College

Travis Bureau scored all 15 of his points in the first half to help Louisiana-Lafayette to an 85-58 rout of Louisiana College on Saturday night. Bureau was one of 11 players that scored for the Ragin’ Cajuns (3-4), who outrebounded the Wildcats 45-16 and scored more points in the paint by a 44-16 margin. Louisiana-Lafayette has won 17 straight games against Division III Louisiana College (2-6), averaging 102.6 points per game in their five previous meetings.

Lamar (Kermit Davis) (7-3) vs. Texas Tech

Kenny Dawkins scored 22 points to lead Lamar past Texas Tech 85-77 on Saturday night, the Cardinals’ first win over a Big 12 team since 1999. Dawkins had 10 points during a 15-4 Lamar run that turned a 48-44 deficit into a 59-52 lead with 10:38 remaining. Texas Tech (7-2) pulled with one at 78-77 on a 3-pointer by Alan Voskuil with 36 seconds left. Dawkins then missed the second free throw after a foul, but Jay Brown grabbed an offensive rebound for Lamar (7-3). Brown made both free throws and the Cardinals held on from there. Brown finished with 19 points and nine rebounds.


Tennessee Tech (Steve Payne) (6-2) vs. Union College

Tennessee Tech blew past Union College by a score of 87-40 on Sunday. Tennessee Tech was led by Frank Davis who had 11 points and 5 boards. Every player on the Tennessee Tech roster scored on Sunday night.

SE Missouri State (Rodney Hamilton) (2-8) vs. Bradley

Bradley to a 75-62 win over Southeast Missouri State on Sunday. Bradley (5-4) was able to withstand a second-period rally from Southeast Missouri (2-8), which scored 23 points in the first period but came back after the break to add 39. Kenard Moore led the Redhawks with 19 points, including five 3-pointers, while Jajuan Maxwell added 16 points from the bench. Southeast Missouri suffered from 23 turnovers, which Bradley turned into 32 points. LaMont Russell had a game-high nine rebounds for the Redhawks.

UIC (Tracy Dildy) (6-2) vs. Georgia Tech

Scott Vandermeer scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half and Josh Mayo added 11 of his 17 points in the closing minutes to lead Illinois-Chicago to a 66-60 win over Georgia Tech on Sunday. Jeremy Buttell hit a 3-point basket with 42 seconds left to break a tie and give Illinois-Chicago a 60-57 lead, helping the Flames (6-2) to their fifth straight win.

NCCU (Henry Dickerson) (0-11) vs. Old Dominion

Old Dominion got a 79-54 win against North Carolina Central on Sunday. Philip Branch scored a game-high 15 points, including hitting 5 of 11 3-point attempts, to lead the Eagles. The Monarchs shot 57.6 percent from the field (19 of 33) in the first half, earning them a 41-19 halftime lead. The Eagles were just 1 of 10 from beyond the arc in the opening half.

Rio Grande Valley Vipers (Clay Moser) (4-4) vs. Albuquerque

The Vipers thumped the Thunderbirds 122-99 on Sunday to improve to 4-4 on the season. The Vipers were led by Stanley Asumnu who scored 27 points and added 8 rebounds. Trent Strickland was equally productive, scoring 25 points with 6 rebounds.


Dynasty client Patrick Allen was in the finals of the Lumber Liquidators Shark Championship on Sunday. The event was shown live on ESPN.

Patrick Allen of Wesley Chapel, Fla. struck out in the 10th in the final position round to beat out Mika Koivuniemi by six pins to nab the fourth and final spot in Sunday’s finals. It was his second consecutive televised appearance.

Allen faced No. 3 seed Parker Bohn III of Jackson, N.J. in the first men’s stepladder match. Bohn beat Allen in the match-up.

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.