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College, High School / Apr 20, 2011 / 12:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Myck Kabongo Could Be The Best PG In College Hoops

Myck Kabongo

Austin Rivers, Anthony Davis and Michael Gilchrist have received the most attention amongst the Class of 2011 high school prospects, but you’d be crazy to overlook Myck Kabongo. The 6-2 point guard headed to Texas has a handle that can break down just about any defender, an innate ability to hit the open man and a lethal jumper with deep range that will cause issues for Big 12 opponents next year. We got up with the Toronto product this past weekend at the Jordan Brand Classic in Charlotte to discuss his off-court interests, his high school career – that included stops at two of the country’s premier programs – and his goals for next year. Read More »

College / Mar 16, 2011 / 2:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Louisville’s Kyle Kuric On How To Prepare For The Dance

Kyle Kuric

After a disappointing freshman season in which he received 20 DNP-CDs, Kyle Kuric worked hard in the offseason to become a reliable rotation player for Rick Pitino‘s Louisville Cardinals last year. This season, he has seen has role increase even more, finishing the year as the Cards’ second-leading scorer at 10.8 points per game, while shooting a sizzling 51.6 percent from the field and 44.4 percent from deep. If Louisville is going to advance far in this year’s NCAA Tournament, it will certainly need more numbers like these from Kuric as they pursue the school’s first national title since 1986. Read More »

College, DimeTV, Video / Mar 14, 2011 / 10:30 am

DimeTV: Kemba Walker Is Ready To Win Another 6 Games

Kemba Walker scored 130 points over five days in the Big East Championship, easily eclipsing Eric Devendorf‘s previous tournament record of 84. But while his step-backs, fearless slashes to the basket and timely threes will forever live in Championship-week lore, his best play might not have involved any of these. Read More »

College, Video / Mar 12, 2011 / 12:00 pm

DimeTV: UConn’s Alex Oriakhi Talks The Secret Of Their Success

After yesterday’s thrilling overtime win over Syracuse in the Big East Tournament, we caught up with UConn’s Alex Oriakhi outside the locker room. Check out what he had to say.


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College, Video / Mar 12, 2011 / 10:00 am

DimeTV: Louisville’s Kyle Kuric Sent To Papa John’s By Rick Pitino

After yesterday’s win over Notre Dame in the Big East Tournament, we caught up with Louisville’s sharpshooter, Kyle Kuric, in the locker room. Check out what he had to say.


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College / Mar 12, 2011 / 9:00 am

Kemba Doin’ Work

Kemba Walker

When the highlights of past Big East Championships run on ESPN and SNY, they are dominated by theatrics from Ray Allen, Allen Iverson, Ben Gordon and Gerry McNamara. But what Kemba Walker has done over the last four days might be the most impressive Garden Championship Week performance of any. Read More »

College / Mar 11, 2011 / 4:00 pm

Big East Tournament Superlatives

Ashton Gibbs

For years, I’ve said that the Big East Tournament makes up my five favorite days of the basketball year. It’s not that I don’t enjoy the NCAA tournament or the NBA Playoffs, but to me, it doesn’t get better than many of the best teams in the college playing in the biggest city in the country in the World’s Most Famous Arena. Thursday’s games were just more testimony to my already strong beliefs. Here are my awards from Day 3… Read More »

College, DimeTV, Video / Mar 11, 2011 / 2:00 pm

DimeTV: Louisville’s Peyton Siva Talks Kemba Walker & Pre-Game Rituals

After yesterday’s win over Marquette in the Big East Tournament, we caught up with Louisville’s leading assist man, Peyton Siva, in the locker room. Check out what he had to say.


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College, DimeTV, Video / Mar 11, 2011 / 10:30 am

DimeTV: Syracuse’s Kris Joseph Talks Pre-Game Rituals & Locker Room Craziness

After yesterday’s win over St. John’s in the Big East Tournament, we caught up with Syracuse’s leading scorer, Kris Joseph, in the locker room. While the camera’s a little shaky, you’ll definitely want to see what the future NBA player has to say.


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College / Mar 11, 2011 / 9:30 am

All-Access: One Man’s Journey Through The Big East Tournament

Ben Hansbrough

For years, I’ve said that the Big East Tournament makes up my five favorite days of the basketball year. It’s not that I don’t enjoy the NCAA tournament or the NBA Playoffs, but to me, it doesn’t get better than many of the best teams in the college playing in the biggest city in the country in the World’s Most Famous Arena. Thursday’s games were just more testimony to my already strong beliefs. Here’s how it all went down… Read More »