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Mitchell Twins commit to Maryland

Good things come in pairs, or so the saying goes. Well, on Friday, a pair of twins–Makhi and Makhel Mitchell–announced their intention to be a part of the Maryland basketball program. The twins’ commitment comes rather early, as both are just rising juniors in the 2019 recruiting class. Usually, we see elite prospects wait until late in their academic junior... Read More
NCAAB 

Former Hoya Great Tabbed as New Head Coach

Two weeks after parting ways with longtime coach John Thompson III, the Georgetown Hoyas have chosen to anoint former alum Patrick Ewing as the new man at the helm. The move to hire Ewing comes after the Hoyas’ unsuccessful attempt to attract the interest of big name college coaches Shaka Smart (Texas) and Mike Brey (Notre Dame). Ewing now joins Chris... Read More
NCAAB Terps 

Takeaways From Terps Rout of Illinois

Maryland opened Big Ten conference play with a major statement, as they drubbed (84-59) an Illinois team that was on a 6-game winning streak. Despite missing two key big men, the Terps put together the most complete performance of the season (even Coach Turgeon was surprised about how well the team played). Here are some observations: Anthony Cowan is the quintessential... Read More
NCAAB 

Hoyas Use Defense To Topple UNCG

Don’t look now, but the Hoyas have won 6 consecutive games heading into conference play.   After securing an impressive road victory against Syracuse last Saturday, the Georgetown Hoyas showed no signs of a let down against the University of North Carolina-Greensboro Spartans. The win serves as an important sign of maturity and focus for a Hoyas team that appears to... Read More
NCAAB 

Hoya Saxa! Georgetown Lands 4-Star Recruit Tremont Waters

The Hoyas basketball program received some good news today as point guard Tremont Waters made his commitment official. Considering Waters fielded offers from the likes of Kentucky, Duke, Indiana, and Kansas, John Thompson III should be ecstatic that he was able pull in the talented guard from Connecticut. Up until the last moments before his commitment, many were led to believe... Read More
WNBA 

Lynx Storm Back to Tie Series 1-1

The core players on the Minnesota Lynx’s roster have been together for so long that there’s very little they haven’t seen as a group–even facing a 1-0 deficit in the WNBA Finals. On Wednesday night, Game 2 appeared to be another case of “been there, done that”for the Lynx, as the defending champs used a 17-3 run at the end of the first... Read More
NBA Wizards 

Takeaways From Wizards Loss to Knicks

John Wall’s return was spoiled by a 90-88 loss to the New York Knicks. While rotation guys like Markieff Morris, Trey Burke (foot), and Marcus Thornton (Thumb) were sidelined, Coach Brooks got a look at some other players on the floor. Here are some takeaways from the game: John Wall hasn’t really missed a beat Before the game, Coach Scott Brooks mentioned... Read More
NCAAB 

Can Villanova repeat as champions?

Staying true to his program philosophy helped Jay Wright secure a title. Now, his Villanova Wildcats are in a position to win another one. Last we saw of March Madness, Kris Jenkins was busy etching his name into the college basketball pantheon of greatness. We all remember the moment. There is no doubt that Kris Jenkins’ buzzer-beater will go... Read More
NCAAB 

Purdue looks to shed underachiever label

As Vince Edwards (pictured above) tried to process the stunning loss his team suffered at the hands of the 12-seeded Arkansas Little Rock Trojans, he mustered up succinct and telling words: “It’s the same story all year. Get a lead. Lose it.” The rising junior’s exasperation was well placed. After all, this was the 2nd consecutive opening round loss that Purdue endured–both times... Read More
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