Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Emerson College Joins NEWMAC Conference

The NEWMAC announced today the addition of Emerson College to its conference. Emerson will officially join in the 2013-2014 season, and become the 8th member institution for men's basketball. The Emerson Men's Basketball team is coached by Jim O'Brien, who previously coached at Boston College and Ohio State.

MIT Develops Technology for NBA Dunk Contest

The MIT Media Lab recently teamed up with the NBA and Turner Sports to develop a device that measures the force of a dunk. This technology, the Slam Net Force, was used in the NBA Dunk Contest over the weekend.

Read more here: http://www.wired.com/playbook/2012/02/new-net-measures-the-force-of-monster-dunks/

(the following video was featured on NBA.com and has already accrued almost 150,000 views)