2013 NCAA Tournament: West Region Preview

Mar 19, 2013 1 Comment

#1 Gonzaga vs. #16 Southern University How they Punched Their Ticket Gonzaga (31-2, 16-0 WCC): Won the WCC Tournament- Automatic Bid Southern (23-9, 15-3 SWAC): Won the SWAC Tournament- Automatic Bid ATS (Against the Spread) Gonzaga: 17-13-1 Southern: 4-1 Bulldogs Outlook: Huge expectations follow this Gonzaga team heading into the NCAA tournament.  There is no […]

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2012 Final Four Preview

Mar 30, 2012 2 Comments

#4 Louisville Cardinals (30-9, 10-8 Big East) vs. #1 Kentucky Wildcats (36-2, 16-0 SEC) Line: Wildcats (-8.5) How They Arrived in New Orleans: Cardinals Defeated #13 Davidson (69-62) D. #5 New Mexico (59-56) D. #1 Michigan State (57-44) D. #7 Florida (72-68) Wildcats D. #16 Western Kentucky (81-66) D. #8 Iowa State (87-71) D. #4 […]

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Sweet 16 Preview: Thursday Games

Mar 22, 2012 7 Comments

# 4 Wisconsin Badgers (26-9, 12-6 Big 10) vs.#1 Syracuse Orange (33-2, 17-1 Big East) Line: Orange -3.5 The Good: Junior forward James Southerland has really stepped up in the absence of Fab Melo.  Southerland is averaging 15 points per game (7.1 season average), 7 rebounds per game (3.2 season average), and shooting 79% from […]

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2011-12 College Basketball Preseason Top 10: Q & A

Nov 11, 2011 10 Comments

#1 Kentucky Wildcats Head Coach: John Calipari 2010 Record: 29-9, 10-6 SEC Starting Five PG: Marquis Teague SG: Doron Lamb SF- Darius Miller PF- Terrence Jones C- Anthony Davis Q: Is this John Calipari’s most talented team he has ever assembled? A: Hard to believe, but yes.  Even though they lost key contributors like Brandon […]

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Preseason Top 25 Rundown: #13 Nebraska Cornhuskers

Aug 18, 2011 6 Comments

By Sportsgrinder Coaching Staff Head Coach: Bo Pelini O-Coordinator: Tim Beck D-Coordinator: Carl Pelini Game Changers Offensive: Taylor Martinez (QB- Sophomore) Defensive: Lavonte David (LB- Senior) Overview: Goodbye Big 12, hello Big 10!  The Cornhuskers will transition into the newly aligned Legends division within the Big 10 conference this season.  Head coach Bo Pelini has […]

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Searching for the Diamond in the Rough

Apr 22, 2011 No Comments

By Sportsgrinder With the 2011 NFL Draft less than a week away, NFL general managers, head coaches, and their scouting personnel are making last minute preparations to find that “diamond in the rough”. The NFL Draft is, and always has been, an unpredictable stage for determining if college football’s most talented players can translate to […]

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National Player of the Year Debate

Feb 08, 2011 2 Comments

With all due respect to the likes of Texas guard Jordan Hamilton (18.9 PPG & 7.6 RPG), Duke guard Nolan Smith (21 PPG 4.8 RPG 5.5 APG), San Diego St. forward Kawhi Leonard (15 PPG & 10.5 RPG), as well as a handful of other players, the National Player of the Year award is likely […]

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