Author Archives: James Folsom

Top Ten NCAA Tournament Upsets

Upsets are why we love the NCAA Tournament. We watch games we probably wouldn’t watch if they happened in December hoping the little guy can pull off a big one. Of course, not too many of them happen in the mismatches in November and December because the Goliaths of college basketball play the Davids on

New York Knicks Off-Season Report: Where Do They Go From Here?

On the heels of their Game Six elimination from the Eastern Conference semifinals last night to the Indiana Pacers, it will be interesting to hear all the pundits talk about what the New York Knicks will do going forward. The Knicks are in a unique position as they advances farther than they have in a

Connecticut Huskies in 2014: They Will Be Back

The Connecticut Huskies season ended last yer before it ever got started. They were told before the season there would be no postseason due to the poor academics of their predecessors. So in the final season of the Big East, a conference the Huskies were so much a part of their success, UConn was just

Is Bill Self Giving Calipari Some Competition in Recruiting Game?

Andrew Wiggins is going to be playing or the Kansas Jayhawks next season. This changes everything. Wiggins has been called the best prospect to come out of high school in 10 years, since Lebron James came out. Most had Wiggins going either to the Florida State Seminoles or the Kentucky Wildcats. Had he picked Kentucky,

What Off-Season Moves Will the LA Clippers Make for 2014?

Chris Paul’s free agency is of course the biggest off-season concern for the Clippers. If Paul re-signs with the Clippers, they can then remain an attractive club for other free agents. If not, they revert back to being the “little brother” in Los Angeles and will likely revert immediately back to being a lottery team.

What Are the Biggest Coaching Blunders in College Basketball History

We have seen some head scratching moments in college basketball this past season. But, this is nothing that unusual. College basketball is full of “what was he thinking” type moments. From Bob Knight…oh well, just pick one…to Jim Boeheim melting down at a a press conference, to Billy Gillispie being Billy Gillispie, we have seen

Is Phil Jackson Really Done Coaching in the NBA?

Is Phil Jackson really done coaching in the NBA? It did not appear so earlier this year when it looked as if he was clearly interested in coming back to coach the Los Angeles Lakers after they fired Mike Brown five games into the season. But now, after turning down the Brooklyn Nets job earlier

A Way Too Early Look at 2017 NBA Playoffs

This year’s NBA playoffs are just getting to the good part and you want to talk next year? Why not? The teams who are still playing will all be back next year anyway. Half of this year’s playoff teams are home now, and those will be the ones who may not be back. So who

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