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College, NBA, NBA Draft / Apr 10, 2014 / 11:30 am

8 Prospects Who Raised Their NBA Draft Stock In The NCAA Tournament

Cleanthony Early

Cleanthony Early (Jasen Vinlove/USA TODAY Sports)

March is over–isn’t that hard to believe? Not many people would have guessed that the University of Connecticut would be the team ripping down the nets when all was said and done. I mean, I had them losing in the second round to St. Joe’s–but they kept coming back and proving why we should never doubt a program as prestigious as UConn in the tournament. Read More »

College / Mar 19, 2014 / 3:30 pm

NCAA Tournament: South Region Preview

Kyle Anderson

Kyle Anderson (Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports)

The South region is headlined by some big-name programs. Florida sits atop the bracket as the No. 1 overall seed. Kansas and Andrew Wiggins will have to avoid an upset without Joel Embiid to reach the second weekend in Memphis. A struggling Syracuse team looks to revitalize its defense in hopes of making the Elite Eight for the third year in a row. Dayton, Tulsa and Stephen F. Austin will all be looking to upset some other big-name universities in Ohio State, UCLA and VCU. Read More »

College / Mar 7, 2014 / 12:30 pm

10 Names You Need To Know For March & The NCAA Tournament

Sean Kilpatrick

Sean Kilpatrick (Rob Leifheit/USA TODAY Sports)

It’s March and that means madness is quickly approaching. With conference tournaments already underway–Big South, Northeast–it’s time we start looking toward the Big Dance.

Every year the NCAA Tournament is full of upsets, buzzer-beaters, heartbreak, stars, breakout performers, the whole nine yards. This year won’t be any different. The attention of the entire country will shift onto 18-22-year-old kids for weeks on end. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jan 15, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Fast Five: 5 NBA Draft Shooting Guard Prospects To Watch

Jabari Bird

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA TODAY Sports)

Every other Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2014 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and don’t know about the next NBA Draft class… Read More »

College / Mar 21, 2013 / 11:30 am

6 Matchups To Watch In The First Round Of The NCAA Tournament

Trey Burke

Let the Madness begin. The two most exciting days of the college basketball season are upon us, and we here at Dime are just as pumped as you are to see what will play out in the coming weeks. To get you primed for the first round, we’ve picked out some of the most intriguing matchups to look for on Thursday and Friday. Read More »

College / Mar 21, 2013 / 10:15 am

5 Cinderellas Who Can Make A Deep Run In The NCAA Tournament

Minnesota

March is here and it has definitely brought the madness with it. The 2012-13 NCAA Basketball season has been one where no one team has been able to keep hold of the No. 1 ranking. With the parity level so high, the NCAA Tournament is set up perfectly to be one of monumental upsets. Read More »

College, High School / Apr 5, 2011 / 12:30 pm

16-Year-Old Alex Kline Is The Next Big Name In Scouting

Alex Kline

Alex Kline

Most 16-year-old boys are known for either playing sports or sitting at home playing video games. Alex Kline, however, is not your typical teenager. Alex runs TheRecruitScoop.com, writes for Adam Zagoria’s blog and has a huge following on Twitter. He is a great resource for players and college coaches that are looking to improve their stance. We had to opportunity to catch up with Alex to get to know how it all started and some of his opinions on the basketball world. Read More »

College / Feb 25, 2011 / 1:30 pm

The Astonishing Decline Of Bruce Pearl

Last March, Bruce Pearl was on top of the coaching world. He had taken his Tennessee Volunteers within one point of the Final Four as a six-seed which was the culmination of one of the most impressive coaching jobs in recent memory.

Pearl’s 2009-10 team was incredibly talented, and expected to contend for the SEC title with seniors Tyler Smith and Wayne Chism leading the way. Things were going along just fine for the 14th-ranked Vols until everything changed on Jan. 1. Read More »

High School, Video / Oct 27, 2010 / 9:00 am

Nothing Like A Full-Court Shot To Start Your Morning

You might not have heard of 6-5 junior swingman Jordan Adams yet, but you will. Playing for Oak Hill Academy this year, the Lawrenceville, Ga. native (who plays for the Atlanta Celtics and transferred from Central Gwinnett) had a ridiculous full-court shot yesterday against the Italian Jr. National Team that somehow found its way into the bottom of the net. Not a bad way to start the season.


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High School / Aug 9, 2010 / 6:00 pm

Tune In To The adidas Nations Championship Game Tonight

Kyle Anderson

If you weren’t out in Chicago this past weekend for the fourth annual adidas Nations global experience, then you missed out on things like THIS. As one of the premier international grassroots basketball programs, the world’s elite 18-and-under players from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the U.S. battled it out all weekend at the Attack Athletics Center to make it to tonight’s championship and third place games held at UIC Pavilion. And with Quincy Miller and the Class of 2011 taking on Kyle Anderson and the Class of 2012, we suggest you tune in. Read More »