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No. 1 Villanova handles Temple as 'Cats continue Philly dominance

PHILADELPHIA — Jalen Brunson scored a season-high 25 points against his dad's old team, leading No. 1 Villanova over Temple 83-67 Wednesday night.Daniel Ochefu had 16 points and nine rebounds and Kris Jenkins added 15 points as the Wildcats (23-3) won their sixth in a row. Villanova took its 14th straight game in the Philadelphia Big 5 to claim its third consecutive city series...
Via Associated Press
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Brunson on Jalen: "My son always wanted to go to Villanova"

Rick Brunson, the father of incoming Villanova point guard, Jalen Brunson, had his charges of sexual assault dismissed on Friday.That accusation ultimately cost the older Brunson a non-bench position on the staff at his alma mater, Temple.Many thought that the charges & accusation that caused Temple to ultimately rescind the offer as the catalyst shifting the tide of Jalen's...
Via Fox Sports
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA journeyman Rick Brunson acquitted of sexual abuse

  Former Chicago Bulls player Rick Brunson has been acquitted of charges he sexually abused a massage therapist at a Vernon Hills fitness center. Lake County judge James Booras made the ruling Friday, saying prosecutors couldn't ''meet the burden of proof required'' to convict the 42-year-old Vernon Hills resident. Brunson had been charged with attempted criminal sexual assault...
Via Associated Press
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Chicago Bulls player Brunson acquitted of sexual abuse

VERNON HILLS, Ill. (AP) Former Chicago Bulls player Rick Brunson has been acquitted of charges he sexually abused a massage therapist at a Vernon Hills fitness center. Lake County judge James Booras made the ruling Friday, saying prosecutors couldn't ''meet the burden of proof required'' to convict the 42-year-old Vernon Hills resident. Brunson had been charged with attempted criminal...
Via Associated Press
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 17 – Jalen Brunson

17. Jalen BRUNSON Height: 6’-2” Weight: 193 Position: PG Wingspan: 6’-3” High School (State): Stevenson (IL) Club Team (Affiliation): Mac Irvin Fire (Nike) Commitment: Villanova Wildcats Breakdown: Jalen Brunson is arguably the top pure point guard nationally, and the son of a former Temple Owls standout, Rick Brunson. At several times during his recruitment it ...
Via Hoopniks
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Top pure point guard Jalen Brunson to Villanova

Arguably the top pure point guard in the country, Stevenson (IL) lead guard Jalen Brunson, announced his commitment to Villanova over Illinois on Wednesday, bringing a tremendously talented backcourt prospect to a program that has successfully developed many such players in recent years. The son of former Temple standout Rick Brunson, Jalen Brunson absolutely blew up ...
Via Hoopniks
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jalen Brunson to Announce College Choice Wednesday

Stevenson Point Guard Jalen Brunsons will announce his college decision on Wednesday, September 9th at 4:OOpm CT. The top point guard in the 2015 class has officially visited both Illinois and Villanova. He cancelled his official visit to Temple, which was planned for September 11th-13th. That means that Brunson’s decision will come down to the Fighting Illini and the Wildcats...
Via Sports Mockery
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Chicago Bull Ric Brunson Uses Hilarious Alias To Book A Massage

Posted to Randy Brown's Bulls Championship RingFormer Chicago Bulls player and assistant coach Rick Brunson had a clever trick up his sleeve in order to get an appointment with a masseuse he’d been banned from seeing. Records show that the 42-year-old Brunson had booked 19 appointments – seven of which were with the accusing party — at Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills (Ill...
Via Sports Mockery
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New Favorite Landing Spot for Jalen Brunson

Posted to MockeryJalen Brunson, the highly thought of guard from Stevenson High School has a new favorite college destination, and that would be the University of Temple. Yes, the University of Temple. Rick Brunson, Jalen’s father, has accepted an assistant coaching job at Temple — read between the lines people. Temple already made the cut of the final eight schools in which...
Via Sports Mockery
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Eight programs left for top PG Jalen Brunson

6′-2″ point guard Jalen Brunson of Stevenson (IL) is arguably the best pure point guard nationally in the 2015 class. The son of former Temple standout and NBA player Rick Brunson, Jalen Brunson came into his own as a junior and averaged 25 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists per game during a season in which ...
Via Hoopniks
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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