TAG: Marcus Paige

College / Apr 8, 2014 / 1:00 pm

5 Schools With The Best Chance Of Winning The NCAA Title Next Year

Marcus Paige

Marcus Paige (Kevin Jairaj/USA TODAY Sports)

This year, the NCAA tournament was special and was nothing short of amazing. From heartbreakers, thrillers, dances and game-winners, this tournament had it all. You have to give props to what Kevin Ollie and UConn accomplished after a year removed from participating in any kind of postseason, beating Kentucky for the national championship. Read More »

College / Mar 20, 2014 / 11:45 am

The 25 Most Exciting Players To Watch In The NCAA Tournament

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins (Denny Medley/USA TODAY Sports)

That time of year we all love so dearly is finally here–it’s March, folks. Once a year we crowd around our television sets and engulf ourselves with endless brackets to get a glimpse of potential upsets and stars of tomorrow. So who are they? Read More »

College / Mar 19, 2014 / 11:45 am

5 Must-Watch 1-On-1 Duels In The NCAA Tournament

Langston Galloway

Langston Galloway (John Geliebter/USA TODAY Sports)

How isn’t March voted the greatest month of the year? With the NCAA tournament getting ready to start, men everywhere are getting ready to celebrate another holiday season with the Madness. NCAA brackets are difficult to fill out, which is why people offer exorbitant amounts of money for anyone that can correctly predict a perfect bracket. Read More »

College / Mar 18, 2014 / 11:30 am

NCAA Tournament: East Region Preview

Shabazz Napier

Shabazz Napier (Nelson Chenault/USA TODAY Sports)

While the NCAA tournament might officially start tonight, we all know it really starts on Thursday. With only days remaining to make your picks and fill out your brackets, Dime will be helping you out by breaking down each of the four regions. First up is the East Region. Read More »

College / Mar 12, 2014 / 1:30 pm

A Breakdown Of 7 Major Conference Tournaments

T.J. Warren

T.J. Warren (Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports)

Many may argue conference tournament week is better than the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. Every team in the country still has an opportunity of making the Dance at the start of the week, but as the days go by, more and more dreams are crushed. Teams have to win three, four and sometimes five straight games in as many days to claim an automatic bid in the field of 68. Read More »

College / Mar 6, 2014 / 3:45 pm

20 Players That Are Going To Breakout During The NCAA Tournament

Zach LaVine

Zach LaVine (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

There is something about college basketball that makes it one of the most magical sports to watch on television during March. From the drama, the one-game eliminations and the buzzer-beaters, it’s is the equivalent of Christmas for basketball fans. Some players are proven stars during the season and bring their game to the big stage, while some are hidden gems that have been waiting for their chance to shine. Read More »

College / Feb 27, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Which Game-Winner Was Better: Marcus Paige Or Glenn Robinson III?

Michigan Wolverines

Michigan Wolverines (Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports)

In yesterday’s wild night of college basketball, we didn’t see just one last-second game-winner. We saw two, with both of them coming in the lane… in rivalry games… on the road. Impressive. At Purdue, No. 16 Michigan escaped in OT after sophomore NBA prospect Glenn Robinson III scored at the buzzer on a leaning, floating shot off the glass. Read More »

College / Nov 9, 2012 / 11:00 am

Before James Michael McAdoo Hits The NBA Lottery, He Leads UNC

North Carolina

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, North Carolina. Read More »

High School / Jul 21, 2011 / 11:30 am

First 12 Players Revealed For The 2011 Boost Mobile Elite 24

Shabazz Muhammad

Shabazz Muhammad (photo. Bruce McCain)

Through the years, the Boost Mobile Elite 24 has become one of the must-see events of the summer. And with the sixth annual game slated for this August back at Venice Beach, ESPN RISE has selected the first 12 players for the game headlined by Dime/2K Sports All-Americans Shabazz Muhammad, Perry Ellis, Tony Parker and three-time participant DaJuan Coleman. Read More »

College, High School / Feb 16, 2011 / 4:15 pm

H.S. Hoop Recruiting Diary: Rose drops North Carolina, adds UCLA

Second Baptist School (Houston, TX) junior L.J. Rose is one of the most gifted point guards in the country. Despite suffering from nagging foot and ankle injuries last summer that limited him in the crucial AAU/camp season, he still has everyone from Kansas to Kentucky to Arizona trying to lure him to their schools. Rose has agreed to give Dime and High School Hoop exclusive access by chronicling his thoughts in a regular diary. Here’s an excerpt from his newest entry: Read More »