Shaka Smart officially turns down Marquette

Friday, March 28th, 2014

On Thursday night, Marquette finally got its answer from Shaka Smart, and it wasn't the one the school was hoping for. Smart called Marquette Thursday to officially turn down the school's head basketball coaching job and he will return to Virginia Commonwealth next season. Former Marquette coach Buzz Williams bolted for ...

NCAA Tourney’s biggest winners and losers

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Sixteen teams remain in this year's NCAA tournament, which means we've had plenty of winners and losers over the course of the first two rounds. But who has won or lost the most? Here's a region-by-region look at the best and worst the tournament has had to offer so far.

Reeves Nelson Responds To Sports Illustrated Allegations, Loses

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Dear Reeves Nelson, I read your response to the Sports Illustrated article which prominently featured you being a jackass (even by Los Angeles standards) to a number of people and playing a big role in destroying the most storied program in college basketball (other than Indiana). I even wrote a piece for this very ...

UCLA Basketball Slammed in Sports Illustrated, What’s Next?

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Sports Illustrated's bombshell of (slightly overblown) revelations about UCLA's men's basketball program and it's coach, Ben Howland, is a bigger public relations nightmare than it is anything that will get the program into specific trouble. It tells sordid tales of players partying, disrespecting the coaches, and (in the case of ...

Malcolm Lee Makes A Horrible Draft Decision

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Every year there is at least one player who makes a mind-boggling decision to leave college and enter the NBA Draft despite being woefully unprepared for the next level. We now have this year's winner for dumbest NBA Draft decision. UCLA guard Malcolm Lee has decided to forgo his senior year ...