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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Free Agency Roundup – 7/6/19

Embed from Getty Images Major news broke in the dead of night for most of the country: Kawhi Leonard has finally made his free agency decision. Although it wasn’t necessarily many were expecting according to reports from media outlets. Signing with the Los Angeles Clippers on a 4-year $152 million deal, the Klaw left the […]

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Pick of the Day – 7/2/2019

Chicago Sky @ Las Vegas Aces -9 , Total – 159 The Sky and Aces are headed in different directions. Chicago has dropped 4 of their last 5, while Vegas has won 5 of their last 7 outings. This will be the first meeting between these squads this season and will surely have lots of […]

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UConn’s 5 Best Moments in the Big East

Embed from Getty Images 5. Hiring of Jim Calhoun: Prior to the hiring of UConn’s coaching legend, the Huskies had only made 2-Sweet 16 and 1-Elite 8 appearances in their school history. Joining the Big East and its stronger competition did not immediately help Connecticut rise through the collegiate ranks though. In fact, the 7 […]

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Fallout of Kerry Blackshear to Florida

Embed from Getty Images The best transfer on the market committed to Florida over a host of schools this week. Kerry Blackshear Jr., the former Virginia Tech standout, is immediately eligibile as a graduate transfer. The impact of his decision now has huge national and conference ramifications for the 2019 season. 6’9 senior Kevarrius Hayes […]

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UConn in the Big East: Returning Back to National Relevance

Embed from Getty Images The Connecticut Huskies are meant to be in the Big East Conference. As a founding member in the league’s inaugural season (1979-80), an opportunity has presented itself for UConn to rejoin the elite and storied basketball power. A conference of the Big East presidents approved a motion to add the former […]

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2019-2020 San Antonio Spurs Offseason Roster Priorities

Embed from Getty Images Going into next season, the Spurs will have to make decisions about which player(s) on the current roster to build around. Their two best assets, LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan, essentially play the same style and areas of the floor and areΩxdfsza the largest pieces of the salary cap. The team […]

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What Went Wrong in the 2019 NBA Draft

Embed from Getty Images Thursday’s NBA Draft almost had everything a basketball fan could ask for: an incoming superstar capable of capturing the hearts of fans league-wide, a colossal amount of trades, prospects getting stuck in the green room and questionable selections. However, it’s the latter that has my head boiling. The process of selecting […]

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