Archive for the ‘College Basketball’ Category

Colorado State ranked for first time since 1954

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Pity the poor Colorado State basketball fan who saw the March 9, 1954 Associated Press basketball Top 20 poll and figured "Swell! This should be a regular spot for us!" The Rams are ranked for the first time since then, cracking the now-Top 25 with the No. 24 spot in both ...

Dickie V hurt walking through plate-glass window

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

It was a literal case of breaking news Tuesday night in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ESPN broadcaster Dick Vitale managed to walk through a plate-glass window prior to the Ohio State-Michigan game he was calling, requiring medical attention to attend to his cuts. Fortunately, the injuries weren't serious enough to keep Vitale ...

Syracuse Basketball: James Southerland suspended indefinitely

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Syracuse forward James Southerland has been suspended indefinitely for "eligibility issues." It's rumored that his suspension is due to academic issues, most likely from the fall semester. If that's the case, this is a remarkably similar scenario to that of Fab Melo last season. Melo ended up leaving the team ...

NCAA to suspend Texas guard Myck Kabongo for season

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Well, it took a few months for us to find out, but now we know that Texas Longhorns guard Myck Kabongo will be suspended by the NCAA for the rest of the 2012-13 college basketball season. According to Yahoo! Sports, the NCAA's investigation of the potential NBA first-round pick centered ...

UConn is biggest loser in realignment

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Since we're on top of the people who are on top of things, we told you earlier this week about the likelihood of the Big East's Catholic, non-FBS football playing schools breaking away and doing their own thing. Now that it's happening, it is clear that there is one school which ...

San Diego State Aztecs drop in AP Poll because of voting error

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

In this week's AP college basketball poll, the San Diego State Aztecs (7-1) dropped one spot from 17th to 18th despite going 2-0 during the week. You might be thinking at this point that it's because they played weak competition, and that's true. The Aztecs' two wins came over Texas ...

Catholic schools gearing for Big East breakaway?

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

It wouldn't be a week in sports without rumors of conference realignment. This week is no different, though stunningly this time it involves realignment that may actually make an iota of sense. Blogger/reporter Mark Blaudschun is reporting that ADs and presidents of the seven* non-football playing members  of the Big East ...