TAG: Kyle Anderson

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, instagram, NBA Draft, Twitter / Jan 22, 2014 / 4:30 pm

The Top 30 NBA Draft Prospects To Follow On Twitter & Instagram

Russ Smith

Russ Smith (photo. Jamie Rhodes/USA TODAY Sports)

When you are a high-profile college athlete, the world is watching every one of your moves. The majority of college athletes have social media profiles. Some have used it more than others, while some have gotten into trouble with the NCAA for what they post online. With the 2014 NBA Draft receiving much hype, we decided to put together a list of the prospects you absolutely need to follow. 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, NBA Draft, Overseas / Jan 9, 2013 / 4:00 pm

Fast 5: Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class, Vol. 6

C.J. McCollum

C.J. McCollum (photo. Brent Hugo/Lehigh Media Relations)

Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 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, NBA Draft, Overseas / Dec 27, 2012 / 12:30 pm

Fast 5: Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class, Vol. 4

Nerlens Noel. (photo. UK Athletics/Chet White)

Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel. (photo. UK Athletics/Chet White)

Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 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, NBA Draft / Dec 19, 2012 / 3:30 pm

Fast 5: Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class, Vol. 3

Brandon Paul

Brandon Paul (photo. University of Illinois Athletics)

Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 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 / Nov 14, 2012 / 2:30 pm

UCLA Teammates Join Movement To “Free Shabazz” Muhammad

Shabazz Muhammad

Flea wears a “Free Shabazz Muhammad” shirt before UCLA’s season opener Nov. 9 against Indiana State. (photo. @tsh_av)

It hasn’t been a good weekend for UCLA basketball. On Friday, the NCAA declared top recruit Shabazz Muhammad ineligible for financing on unofficial visits it said doesn’t add up. Tuesday night, the Bruins needed a UC Irvine player to miss two free throws in the final seconds of regulation just to force overtime, where UCLA won. Read More »

College / Nov 6, 2012 / 11:00 am

As UCLA Awaits Decision On Shabazz Muhammad, Kyle Anderson Is Primed To Star

Shabazz Muhammad

Shabazz Muhammad (photo. Hoophall Classic)

Midnight Madness is over, and with it went the smoke machines, dunk contests and laser shows that kick off the season. College basketball begins now, and while the excitement still remains it’s time to peel the hype back and see who the nation’s best truly are. That’s why Dime has you covered with individual previews of the nation’s top 15 teams and a few others just outside, all over the course of the next few weeks. Today, UCLA. Read More »

College / Aug 15, 2012 / 3:30 pm

Report: The NCAA Isn’t Done Looking Into Shabazz Muhammad

Shabazz Muhammad

Shabazz Muhammad (photo. Hoophall Classic)

Back in February the NCAA lit up its flares like a disabled motorist and warned anyone close to steer clear from what was behind it. It was Shabazz Muhammad, the overwhelming top senior in the country last year who would go on to choose UCLA as his destination. The relationships of the men who paid for his college unofficial visits and his traveling team were both in question. The former star from Las Vegas’ Bishop Gorman High hasn’t left those inquiries in the desert to the NCAA’s liking, it appears. Read More »

Smack / Mar 29, 2012 / 1:06 am

No One Is Paying Attention To Boston; Kevin Love Is A Monster

Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett (Photo. Gary Land)

Lost amongst the Eastern contenders and pretenders is Boston. No one’s quiet sure what to make of them, especially now that they’re 13-5 since the All-Star Break and are threatening to overtake Philly in the standings. Kevin Garnett (23 points, 10 rebounds) has apparently found the fountain of youth, and last night he mugged the Jazz hard enough that the Celtics survived a monster third quarter from Al Jefferson, winning 94-82 … Read More »