2019 Big Ten Conference Preview

Embed from Getty Images The Big Ten was the most contested Power 5 conference last season. Five teams finished within 3 games of co-champions Michigan State and Purdue and 8 earned selections to the NCAA Tournament. The conference also played through the toughest strength of schedule in the nation. How likely is the conference to […]

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Will Nebraska Basketball Find Success Under Fred Hoiberg?

Embed from Getty Images His stint in the NBA didn’t last long, but Fred Hoiberg’s return to the collegiate level is highly anticipated. Hired on as Nebraska’s head coach, the Huskers are hoping their program returns to its peak in the early 90s. Under former head coach Danny Nee, the team reached four-straight NCAA tournament […]

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Miami Basketball: Chris Lykes Ready For a Breakout Season

Embed from Getty Images What’s Lykes Game? Chris Lykes, Miami’s starting point guard, is a dynamic scoring option for head coach Jim Larranaga. At 16.2 PPG, the Junior averaged a single point shy of breaking into college basketball’s top-100. However, his height plays a role in which scoring opportunities he can take advantage of. At […]

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Becoming the Big Man On Campus: How Jalen Smith Improves His Draft Stock

Embed from Getty Images Last season the Maryland Terrapins boasted one of the nation’s premier frontcourt duos. Sophomore Bruno Fernando and Freshman Jalen Smith were college basketball’s version of the Twin Towers, originally formed by the Houston Rockets pair of Hakeem Olajuwon and Ralph Sampson or San Antonio’s version with Tim Duncan and David Robinson. […]

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