TAG: Cuonzo Martin

College / Mar 24, 2014 / 10:15 am

Tennessee Coach Takes Awesome Postgame Team Selfie

Tennessee basketball team

After advancing to the Sweet 16 with a convincing win over Mercer, Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin took an incredible postgame selfie with his team in an attempt to emulate the recent theatrics from Jimmy Kimmel and Ellen DeGeneres. This one from Martin doesn’t top those, but this is better than anything we’ve seen in the NCAAs outside of Mercer’s round two dance party. Read More »

College / Sep 17, 2012 / 5:00 pm

The Evolution Of Tennessee’s Skylar McBee

Skylar McBee

Upon first glance, Skylar McBee does not look like a Division I basketball player. Maybe it’s the mop of long hair on his head that flops directionless when he runs up and down the court. Maybe it’s because he’s listed at 6-3 but is probably closer to 6-0. Or maybe it is the year-old mustache that seems suited more for a man going through his mid-life crisis than a 21-year-old college basketball player. Read More »

College, High School, NBA / May 14, 2010 / 5:18 pm

Glenn Robinson III, Big Dog 2.0

A couple nights ago, I was browsing the Big Ten Network OnDemand and settled on a Purdue/Indiana game from 1993. Bobby Knight, Gene Keady when he still kinda had hair, the immortal Damon Bailey, Alan Henderson, Cuonzo Martin … and Glenn Robinson.

If you don’t remember Robinson, a.k.a. “Big Dog” in his prime, he was a BEAST. He dropped 30.3 points and 10.1 rebounds per game as a junior at Purdue, swept all the national Player of the Year awards, and was picked No. 1 overall in that year’s NBA Draft. His push for a $100 million rookie contract from the Bucks (he ended up getting like $65M if I recall) actually set the wheels in motion for the current NBA rookie salary cap. Read More »