CBR News

  • Apr

    Season in Review – 2021-22

    Isabelle Bourne. Photo: University of Nebraska Canberra – we should take our hats off to this collections of proud ambassadors.  Despite the challenges of playing during a global pandemic (for some of them, for the second season in succession), this season is in the books. There were numerous standout performances.  It is, however, hard to… Read More

  • Feb

    Month in Review – Feb 14

    Photo: Saginaw Valley State University Standout Performances As it has been a month since the last review, it is very hard to pinpoint just one player to highlight in this section.  However, in his fifth season and rapidly approaching his last game as a College player, James Toohey has not only won the hearts of… Read More

  • Jan

    Fortnight in Review – Jan 26

    Stuart Phair is Empire8 Player of the Week. Photo: Russell Sage Colleges Standout Performances Stuart Phair joins Hayley MacDonald in earning Player of the Week honours over the past fortnight. Stuart shot a career high 22 points in one game, and managed game-topping rebound counts in two others. He averaged 12.5 points on 60% shooting… Read More

  • Jan

    Month in Review – The Holiday Season

    Hayley MacDonald. Photo: Williston State College Apologies for not having reported since November last year.  However, in a month of disruption due to Christmas, New Year and – of course – COVID 19,  there have been a number of our players who have had large gaps in their schedules. Standout Performances Hayley MacDonald is putting… Read More

  • Dec

    Week in Review – December 13

    Callie Bourne celebrates a double-double in OT. Photo: Idaho State University Standout Performances Callie Bourne led the game in rebounds, assists and blocks in a hard-fought OT win over Carroll. It is the third time in as many games that she has topped the stat sheet in rebounds. Her solid performances see her averaging almost… Read More

  • Dec

    Fortnight in Review – Thanksgiving

    Ethan Jetter (#11) scores career high 15. Photo: University of Hawaii Hilo Standout Performances It should have been enough of an achievement for Ethan Jetter to survive the transition from tropical Hawaii to the snowy expanse of Anchorage, Alaska.  However, despite a nail-biting loss in overtime, he chalked up a career-high 15 points against Anchorage…. Read More

  • Nov

    Week in Review – Nov 22

    Issie Bourne shoots a career-high 23 points. Photo: University of Nebraska In a College career that is going from strength to strength, Isabelle Bourne continues to grow in her role with the Nebraska Cornhuskers. “Bourne, a third-year sophomore from Canberra, Australia, scored 16 points during Nebraska’s huge first-quarter run to put Nebraska firmly in control…. Read More

  • Nov

    Welcome to 2021-22

    Hayley MacDonald signed with Williston State University. Photo: Williston State University CBR2USA is back There was much soul-searching before CBR2USA returned this year. Maintaining the site and producing regular reviews involves a reasonable financial and time overhead. For a long time, I was planning to shelve the site. However, the number of new ‘fresh’ faces… Read More

  • Apr

    Final Review 2021

    Abby Solway. Photo: South Georgia Technical College Standout Performances Abby Solway‘s season with the South Georgia Tech Lady Jets came to an end this month with the team’s fourth loss for the season.  Their 22-4 record saw them become the NJCAA Southeast District champions before going down in the first round of the Division 1… Read More

  • Apr

    Month in Review – April 5

    John Mapiou hoop-bound. Photo: New Mexico Military Institute Standout Performances John Mapiou has put in solid all-round performances for the New Mexico Military Institute Broncos over the last month, with game-topping stats for rebounds, assists and steals. Averaging 6.5 points and 4.3 rebounds per game, John is sitting relatively high in national rankings for steals… Read More