Posts Tagged: College Basketball

Big East Conference

Big East’s Catholic Schools Officially Announce Exit, Will Begin Basketball-Only Conference In 2015

By Ryan J. | 2 Comments

The nail in the Big East's coffin was all but set earlier this week, but Saturday's announcement that the conference's seven Catholic, basketball-only schools would leave in 2015 was the official end point.

Big Ten Conference

Maryland, Rutgers Bolt To The Big Ten

By Ryan J. | 11 Comments

Well it appears all of the speculation and weekend rumors were true: this morning the University of Maryland Board of Regents unanimously accepted a move away from the Atlantic Coast Conference to join the Big Ten, according to ESPN.

College Basketball

Spoiler Alert: Wisconsin Coach Bo Ryan Is A Gaping A-Hole

By David D. | 2 Comments

One of sports' biggest debates is between the two camps on either side of the "college athletes should get paid" argument.

College Basketball

Kentucky Lands Nerlens Noel, Nation’s Top Recruiting Class

By AJ | 6 Comments

Stop me if you've heard this before - the University of Kentucky has landed the nation's top-ranked recruiting class, at least in the eyes of ESPN.

2012 March Madness

Kentucky Wildcats, Calipari Become NCAA Champs Again

By AJ | 14 Comments

The 2012 iteration of March Madness ended in the most logical way possible: John Calipari cutting down a basketball net in New Orleans.

2012 March Madness

Open Thread: The NCAA Final Four

By AJ | 14 Comments

College basketball is a glimmering reminder of why we love sports.

College Basketball

Kentucky’s Anthony Davis Takes Player Of The Year

By AJ | 15 Comments

Kentucky's Anthony Davis impacts basketball games in many different ways, and AP voters respected this fact enough to award him with Player of the Year honors.

2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament

Understanding The Madness: Looking Ahead To The NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16

By AJ | 3 Comments

The early-round upset dust has finally settled and for the first time in years, the Sweet 16 is full of teams that should logically be there.

2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament

The 2012 NCAA Tournament Bracket And Other Assorted March Madness

By AJ | 15 Comments

For two-plus weeks, sports fans the country over will be spoiled beyond recognition.

College Basketball

The Fight For Nerlens Noel, Nation’s No. 1 Basketball Recruit

By TSSCrew | 8 Comments

NYT: "Nerlens Noel is a 6-foot-10 basketball star considered the best prospect from the Boston area since Patrick Ewing.

College Basketball

Seton Hall’s Peter Gill Is Basketball’s Best Benchwarmer

By Gotty™ | 14 Comments

Seton Hall walk-on Peter Gill made SportsCenter, not for his abilities on the court (in fact, he only has eight minutes of playing time in his career) but because of bench antics.

College Basketball

Basketbrawl: Cincinnati-Xavier Game Ends With Fisticuffs

By Gotty™ | 24 Comments

AP: "The latest crosstown shootout got out of control Saturday and ended in bedlam, a few seconds early.

College Basketball

Derrick Williams’ One Shining Moment Against Duke

By J. Tinsley | 6 Comments

Somewhere last night, Jalen Rose cried crocodile tears of joy. I sat in Bar Louie near the Verizon Center last night taking in the Sweet 16 contests. After two of my Final Four selections advanced to the Elite 8 (Florida and UConn), I was somewhat allowed to breathe easy watching the latter two games square off (although I had Butler and Duke winning). The Arizona game was intriguing though. The Wildcats were talented and led by freak-of-nature Derrick Williams, but Duke was Duke and they always tend to win games of this ilk. Plus, the return of Kyrie Irving had everyone penciling them in to repeat as national champs and the logic was there to support that. But as a great man once said, "this is why you play the game." Man, that boy Williams came out the gates throwing haymakers in the first half which included a downright disgusting put back dunk over "Powder" (that's Kyle Singler) and a three pointer to bring Arizona within six at halftime. After intermission saw a completely different story. Duke had no answer, or rebounds for that matter, and the final twenty minutes became more of a celebration than two teams fighting to get to the round of eight. The Wildcats star did manage to kill two birds with one stone though. Not only did his squad get the victory making for one hell of match up on Saturday against Kemba Walker and UConn, but his draft stock became even more appealing. He was already a high lottery pick to begin with, but mark my words, if the Wizards land the first pick again this year (which is highly possible), they will jump at the opportunity to add a versatile forward to pair alongside John Wall, Nick Young and JaVale McGee. With all that being said, the Austin Rivers era in Durham starts now. Respect: SLAM.

Allen Iverson

Five Unforgettable Sporting Events I Witnessed

By David D. | 28 Comments

For the last five years or so, I’ve been living the life of a vagabond, going from city to city in search of a big break or with halfway going to school.

College Basketball

March Madness And Your Job: Can They Coexist?

By J. Tinsley | 7 Comments

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