NCAAB 

DMV Elite 80 Showcase

Eighty of the area’s best high school basketball players were placed in one gym today from 9:30 am to 4:30pm, the area being the “DMV” which consists of  D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. It wasn’t limited to only upperclassmen as the area’s best sophomores were in attendance as well, the classes on display were from 2014 to 2016. This event gave these... Read More
NCAAB 

Taking a look at Villanova’s chance at landing Ja’Quan Newton

Ja’Quan Newton, one of the nation’s premier point guards, recently announced via his Twitter account that he will be cutting his college list down to 5 next week.   Cuttin My College List 2 a Top 5 Next week!!!!! #Staytuned — Ja’Quan Newton (@J_Newton20) July 22, 2013   While Newton remains Villanova’s top target in the 2014 class, there are... Read More
NCAAB 

Adam Morrison returning to Gonzaga as a “student assistant”

Gonzaga coach, Mark Few, has told CBSSports.com that former star Adam Morrison will be joining the coaching staff this upcoming college basketball season. Morrison will be taking classes at Gonzaga University, thereby classifying him as a “student assistant.” Garry Parrish, a college basketball writer for CBSSPorts.com, broke the news with a little bit of suspense. A former National Player of... Read More
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Ryan Harrow ruled eligible

The NCAA has granted former NC State and Kentucky point guard Ryan Harrow immediate eligibility to play at Georgia State next season, according to Andy Katz of ESPN.com. Katz sent out a tweet earlier to break the news:   Georgia State coach Ron Hunter said Kentucky transfer Ryan Harrow cleared by the NCAA to play immediately. Ga State fav in... Read More
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Ready, Set…Recruit: Kentucky Edition

 Photo credit: Evan Habeeb-US PRESSWIRE At midnight this past Saturday (June 15), college coaches were officially allowed to make their recruiting pitch to members of the 2015 basketball recruiting class. John Calipari, who has been proprietor of the best recruiting classes since he stepped on campus, wasted no time doling out offers to three of the top players in the class... Read More
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Young Phenoms and the Hype that Surrounds Them

When kids are young and into sports, they often imitate their favorite athletes, aspiring to be just like their sports heroes. Kids these days are surrounded by a world of pressure if they are talented in the respective sport they play, often being put under a microscope and watched as if they were a professional athlete. The hype is real,... Read More
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Greater responsibilities for less heralded college players

Six months before the majority of teams begin their journey to the tourney, many (including myself) are already anticipating the upcoming college basketball season. The incoming class of recruits is being billed as one of the best group of prospects in a long time, and rightfully so. Couple those incoming freshman with some of the high-level players who have decided... Read More

Some thoughts on the McDonald’s All-American Game

This week an array of scouts, NBA executives and college basketball analysts converged on Chicago to get a look at what many have called the best recruiting class in quite some time. Information released from practices was mainly positive and reinforced the hype surrounding the highly-touted class headlined by Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Julius Randle, Aaron Gordon and others. For... Read More
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