TAG: Lazar Hayward

NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 25, 2010 / 12:30 pm

Top 5 Biggest NBA Draft Losers

Each year during the NBA Draft, some teams come out looking significantly better than they had prior, while other teams have you scratching your heads searching for answers. These five teams made some very questionable decisions last night, and ultimately came out of the Draft as the Top 5 NBA Draft Losers. Read More »

Video / Apr 10, 2010 / 4:00 pm

2010 NCAA Slam Dunk Contest

A little over a week ago, we showed you one of Marqus Blakely‘s winning dunks from the 2010 NCAA Slam Dunk Contest. Now it’s time to see the whole thing featuring Vermont’s Blakely, Texas-Arlington’s Marquez Haynes, Bradley’s Chris Roberts, Old Dominion’s Marsharee Neely, Wake Forest’s L.D. Williams, Marquette’s Lazar Hayward, Temple’s Ryan Brooks and Cal State Fullerton’s Gerard Anderson. Check it out.

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College / Mar 9, 2010 / 8:30 am

5 Things to Watch for during the Big East Tournament

Lance Stephenson at Cincinnati

It’s Championship Week in college basketball, otherwise known as the week of tournaments before THE Tournament. And honestly, it seems this year people only really care about two conference tourneys: the Big East and the Big 12 … and maybe the ACC based on history and hype.

Yesterday I previewed the Pac-10 as a tune-up, but now it’s onto the real heavyweights. First up: the Big East. Read More »

College / Feb 16, 2010 / 9:30 am

Villanova’s Antonio Pena finally making a name for himself

Antonio Pena, Villanova University

Once upon a time, Antonio Pena was known only as one of the “other guys” on Sebastian Telfair‘s team at storied Lincoln High School (Brooklyn, NY). But after a journey that has since taken him through two years at a prep school in Connecticut, knee surgery and a redshirt season, Pena has re-emerged as one of the key players on a Villanova University squad contending for a national championship in 2010.

Pena, a 6-8 junior power forward, is averaging 11 points and 7.5 rebounds for the Wildcats (22-3, 11-2 Big East), ranked No. 3 in the country before last night’s loss to UConn. Read More »