Early Season Impressions

On Tuesday night, the nation got to see the best group of freshman that the college game has to offer and it’s  fair to say that viewers were not left disappointed. -Fabulous freshman stetting the stage for what is to come: With a bevy of scouts and basketball luminaries in attendance, Julius Randle put on a second half show, bouldering... Read More

What We’ve Learned from the Champions Classic

College basketball is back and has kicked off in a big way! Monday night starting at 11 p.m. ESPN launched its annual 24 hours of college basketball, where games are played throughout the late/early hours of the morning and throughout the day. The big matchups at the end of the marathon of games were headlined by four top five teams.... Read More

College Basketball Freshmen: Magic Number?

All of the hype at the start of the college basketball season is going to the freshmen. Kentucky’s McDonald’s All-Americans and Kansas’s Andrew Wiggins are the two major examples of first-year players poised to make an immediate impact on their teams. While many (including yours truly) are picking the Kentucky Wildcats to win the national championship, does John Calipari’s team... Read More
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Thoughts of the Day: 2013-14 College Hoops Preview

Thoughts of the Day is back with another season preview! The college basketball season tips off this weekend, so it’s time to make some predictions for how the season will unfold. Who will win in the top conferences? What players will rise above the rest? Who will be cutting down the nets on April 7 in Arlington, Texas? We have... Read More

Pre-Season Top-15 Predictions

    1. Michigan State Spartans When Gary Harris and Adreian Payne both decided to spurn the NBA and return to school, SpartyNation and coach Tom Izzo were overjoyed. With Harris and Payne now in tow, Izzo has most of his core back in Lansing.  The team did, however, lose Derrick Nix, who was the second leading rebounder on the... Read More
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