Identifying Recent Successful College Basketball Trends

Feb 27, 2013 3 Comments

Here are a couple trends that have caught my eye the last couple of seasons in college basketball.  It’s worth noting that each one of these trends has led to immeasurable success for their respective teams. Offensive Efficiency The measure of a really good offensive team is their ability to value possessions and consistently convert those possessions into […]

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2011 NBA Draft Recap

Jun 24, 2011 Comments Off on 2011 NBA Draft Recap

By Sportsgrinder  The 2011 NBA Draft certainly didn’t possess some of the upper echelon talent that we are accustom to seeing during a typical draft pool.  However, there are certainly some interesting prospects who have a chance to be stars in the leauge in the coming years.  Here are some quick thoughts from last night’s […]

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2011 Final Four Preview (Part 2)

Apr 01, 2011 Comments Off on 2011 Final Four Preview (Part 2)

By Sportsgrinder   April 2nd (Houston, Texas) # 4 Kentuck Wildcats (29-8, 10-6 SEC) vs. # 3 Connecticut Huskies (30-9, 9-9 Big East) (+ 2.0) Regular Season Offensive Averages (National Rank/Conference Rank) Kentucky Wildcats: 75.4 PPG (33rd/2nd) 12.7 (173rd/5th) 37.4 RPG (50th/4th) 46.3 FG% (42nd/2nd) Connecticut Huskies: 73.3 PPG (60th/7th) 13.1 APG (153rd/13th) 39.4 RPG […]

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Sweet 16 Match Ups (West Region)

Mar 22, 2011 Comments Off on Sweet 16 Match Ups (West Region)

  It’s been a glutton filled extravaganza of college basketball with March Madness taking center stage last week.  After 52 hard-fought games on Tuesday through Sunday, we are now left with 16 teams fighting for the ultimate prize; a national championship.  Lets take a look at the 16 teams remaining, beginning with the West Region: March 24th (Anaheim, California) […]

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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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