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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Jan 27, 2014 6 Comments

Good UCLA Bruins (16-4, 5-2 Pac 12) Noteworthy Performance(s): Stanford (91-74), California (76-64) UCLA picked up two big home victories this week to remain in striking distance of undefeated Arizona in the Pac 12.  In those wins versus the Cardinal and Golden Bears, the Bruins were a combined +12.5% from the field.  As great as […]

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Stauskas’ Improved Game on Full Display

Jan 23, 2014 2 Comments

There are only a handful of players at the collegiate level that have the ability to carry their team night in and night out. This means competing at the highest level on a consistent and efficient basis.  This means creating offense not only for yourself, but for your teammates. Through the halfway point of the […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Jan 13, 2014 6 Comments

Good Massachusetts Minuteman (14-1, 2-0 A-10) Noteworthy Performance(s): St. Josephs, St. Bonaventure There was a time (not long ago) that UMASS was a household name in the gamut of college basketball.  Seven NCAA tournament trips from 1991-98 helped the program collect 11 tournament wins, including appearances in the Sweet 16 (1992), Elite Eight (1995), and […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Crazy

Jan 06, 2014 5 Comments

Conference play officially kicked off last week in college hoops.  As always we’ll be reviewing the good, the bad, and the crazy every Monday.  With our first edition of the New Year, let’s take a look at some of the most impressive resumes during non-conference play. Good Arizona Wildcats (15-0, 2-0 PAC 12) Noteworthy Performance(s): @SDSU, Duke, @Michigan Since […]

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Slowly proving he can be ‘the man,’ Demarcus Cousins has a chance to be special

Dec 16, 2013 1 Comment

As the old adage goes, ‘patience is a virtue.’ After three seasons filled with technical fouls, ejections, on and off the court disagreements with coaches and players (including an ugly verbal altercation with former player turned Spurs broadcaster Sean Elliot two seasons ago) and just overall poor body language when things went awry, the Sacramento […]

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How Gerry McNamara Ruined My Teenage Years

Jun 26, 2013 Comments Off on How Gerry McNamara Ruined My Teenage Years

Everyone who played sports in high school can relate to recalling some of the highlights of their (obviously) illustrious career. While it is widely regarded as being embarrassing to be a grown man and acknowledge such things, I would be lying if things of that nature didn’t sprint across my cranium from time to time. […]

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A Look Back at the 2013 NBA Finals

Jun 21, 2013 2 Comments

The NBA Finals are unfortunately over. The saddest thing about it coming to an end was the fact that the series between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat happened to be one of the best in recent memory. The first game in the series came down to a Tony Parker miracle shot, the next […]

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