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College Hoops Wednesday: Your Commentary

January 12th, 2011
Villanova guard Corey FisherAnother day, another matchup between ranked teams in the Big East as #17 Louisville (13-2, 2-0) heads northeast to take on #7 Villanova (14-1, 3-0). The question some have in regards to Rick Pitino's team is who have they beaten of consequence on the road, and with a 2-0 mark in such games a win in Philadelphia would go a long way in cementing them as a factor in the Big East race. The Cardinals want to play fast and they want to force you to play with discomfort, which more often than not results in turnovers and transition scoring opportunities for Louisville.

College Hoops Thursday: Your Commentary

December 30th, 2010
Villanova guard Corey FisherThere should be little doubt as to what the game of the day is on Thursday with a Big 5 battle on the docket. Temple (9-2, 0-0 Big 5) makes the short trip to Villanova (10-1, 3-0 Big 5) with hopes of picking up their second win over a ranked Big East team this season, and they've got the horses to do so.

2011: Mid-Summer Preseason Top 50 Ranking

July 6th, 2010
Top 50

Back in April, I posted my 2010-11 "Super-Early" Top 50 Ranking.  Now that the Draft has passed and more recruits have found a home, it's time for an update.

 

McDonald's All-American Lineup Projections

May 12th, 2010
Kentucky signee Brandon KnightProjected lineups for all 30 teams with McDonald's High School All-Americans on their rosters,
Plus 9 teams whose All-Americans will no longer be with their prior team (updated 6/6/10)
www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/story/13033792/-nba-draft-early-entry-watch-list
(All-American year in parentheses)
Incoming 2010 All-Americans in Bold
Underclassmen who have declared for draft

NCAA Tournament Day One Recap: Ohio Blasts Georgetown

March 19th, 2010
Ohio guard Armon Bassett

In one of the wildest opening days in the history of the NCAA Tournament it took a lot to shock the college basketball world. And 97 points may qualify as "a lot", as in the number of points the MAC champion Ohio Bobcats scored in their 97-83 win over third-seeded Georgetown in a Midwest Region first round game in Providence. One-time Indiana Hoosier Armon Bassett scored 32 points while point guard D.J. Cooper added 23 points and eight assists in a dominant performance for John Groce's squad.

Villanova vs Robert Morrisl Odds & Prediction

March 18th, 2010
Robert Morris
Mar 18 2010 - 12:30pm

South Region Preview: Duke Leads The Way

March 16th, 2010
Kyle Singler - DukeNot that anyone gets an “easy” route to the Final Four but Duke may have a bracket in which their biggest challengers bludgeon each other on their way to the Elite 8. ACC regular season co-champions and tournament champs, the Blue Devils begin the quest for their first Final Four since 2004 with the winner of the opening round game between Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Winthrop.

Top 5 NCAA Tournament Busts

March 15th, 2010
A bust can be defined as a failure. A failure in the NCAA Tournament is a team that is ranked high, has expectations, and fails to meets those expectations. Some teams are schizophrenic, lack depth, or are entering this tournament ice cold. Let’s take a look at 5 Potential Busts in this year’s tournament…

 

Poll: Who Will Win the 2010 NCAA Tournament?

March 14th, 2010
Duke