Archive for the ‘College Basketball’ Category

Oklahoma becomes third No. 1 to lose in Iowa this year

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Beware, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton -- the state of Iowa is no place for frontrunners this year. With Iowa State's 82-77 win over No. 1 Oklahoma Monday night, the Hawkeye State has improbably seen three of its four Division I universities knock off the top team in college basketball this ...

No. 1 Kansas Outlasts No. 2 Oklahoma in Game for the Ages

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

We’re just four days into 2016, but we’ve likely already seen the game of the year in college basketball. It’s not very often that a matchup between the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the country can exceed expectations, but that’s exactly what we witnessed Monday night when Kansas and ...

IUPUI flying under radar in Summit League; notch win in conference opener

Friday, January 1st, 2016

It hasn’t been all peaches and cream so far this season for IUPUI head coach Jason Gardner and his gritty Jaguars squad, to say the least. A brutal pre-conference slate – including true road games at Marquette, NC State, Purdue, Creighton, Memphis and Butler – combined with the ineligibility of transfer ...

Bo Ryan casts long shadow for his successor

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

From the moment Bo Ryan’s press conference started Tuesday night, something didn’t seem quite right. He had arrived a bit later than usual for his postgame presser, which, while a little strange, isn’t exactly earth shattering. He then proceeded to give an opening statement, something that isn’t customary for Ryan and ...

Video: Derrick Jones Jr. throws down huge dunk for UNLV

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

College basketball has made its glorious return to the sports world and we've already seen some amazing stuff. On Monday night we got an early "Dunk of the Year" candidate thanks to UNLV freshman Derrick Jones Jr. The Runnin' Rebels had what has been termed a "game" against something called New ...

A look at possible replacements for Bo Ryan

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Bo Ryan announced Monday that the 2015-’16 season will be his last at the helm in Madison, leaving Wisconsin fans and the college basketball world to thank him for all he’s done throughout his coaching career and to reminisce about all the wonderful memories that he’s responsible for. But as those ...

Bo Ryan Will Leave Lasting Legacy at Wisconsin

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Monday afternoon, shock waves were sent throughout the state of Wisconsin and the entire college basketball world when Bo Ryan announced that his tenure in Madison will come to an end after next season. Of course, this means that the 2015-16 campaign will mark the end of an incredible era at ...

North Carolina charged with five Level I violations by NCAA

Friday, June 5th, 2015

The seemingly endless saga of North Carolina's academic fraud scandal continued on Thursday, as the school finally released a 59-page notice of allegations from the NCAA. The document levied five serious charges against the school, including a lack of institutional control for a lack of oversight of an academic department ...