College Basketball Commentary
NBA Draft 2013: Five ‘Dark Horse’ Players To Watch
A lot of the talk about the 2013 NBA draft has centered around the absence of top end stars and the absence of prospective star NBA players among the top 10 selections. That’s a fair criticism. However, that doesn’t mean that the draft doesn’t represent good value for the teams entering it with picks. If […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Who Becomes College Basketball’s Top Point Guard for 2013-14?
College basketball’s best point guard in 2013 will not be Shane Larkin or Trey Burke because they are off to the NBA. So who does that leave? How about Andrew Harrison of Kentucky? But wait a minute, this guy hasn’t played a minute of college ball. Well, he is in the top five of rivals […]
Can Miami Continue Winning Ways After Losing Seniors, Shane Larkin?
The Miami Hurricanes enjoyed one of their finest seasons in program history this past year with an ACC regular season championship, an ACC Tournament championship and a Sweet Sixteen appearance. They had blowout wins over the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Duke Blue Devils. They beat their arch rivals, the Florida State Seminoles twice. […]
Top Ten College Basketball Arenas
What makes an arena one of the best? Is it a shiny new arenas with plush seats? Is it the size of the arena? Is it the fans and the atmosphere? Is it a competitive home team? Is it a combination? There is a publication called Stadium Journey which rates not only college basketball arenas […]
Is the ACC Going to Be the Best Basketball Conference Ever?
With conference re-alignment not close to being done yet, the ACC gets three new additions from the Big East this coming season in the Pittsburgh Panthers, Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Syracuse Orange. They will still have the Maryland Terrapins for one more year, but after that they get replaced by the Louisville Cardinals. So […]
Can the Louisville Cardinals Repeat in 2014?
The last team to repeat as college basketball champions was the 2007 Florida Gators. That team got back all of its starting five (the first team ever to win back to back titles with the same starting five). The last team prior to that to repeat was the 1992 Duke Blue Devils. So repeating is […]
What Rule Changes Does College Basketball Need?
College basketball is one of my favorite games. I just love it. I have for as long as I can remember, which goes back to the days of John Wooden. But, one cannot deny, the game has changed a bit. Well, actually it has changed a lot since the old days. Back when I first […]