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 ...

Buzz Williams: SMU Wants Marquette Coach

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Buzz Williams has a great thing going at Marquette. The 39-year-old head coach has a 96-44 record during his four seasons in Milwaukee, but would he be willing to leave to head back to his home state of Texas to coach? The SMU Mustangs certainly hope so. SMU is trying to ...

The Best And Worst Of The NCAA Tournament’s Opening Weekend

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Biggest Surprises: Virginia Commonwealth "It is an outrage that VCU is in the tournament over (insert major conference team here)" - Every College Basketball Analyst Everywhere. Um, you guys are all fired. The Rams have been outstanding so far, more than justifying their selection. VCU is the only team to play three games ...

TheBaker Tackles The Worst NCAA Bubble In History

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

First off, I want to start by saying anyone who advocates expanding the NCAA Tournament field from 65 teams to 96 teams is a moron. This isn't little league. We don't all get participation ribbons. And I know there were opponents to the expansion to 64 back when it was introduced, ...