TAG: Mike Gansey

College / Mar 24, 2011 / 11:00 am

Top 5 Best Sweet 16 Games Of The Decade

Carmelo Anthony

This is where it starts to really get good. The Sweet 16. It’s just a moniker, but it means so much more. You make the Sweet 16 and jobs are safe, at least for the most part. You make the Sweet 16 and the program is satisfied. The ones who aren’t satisfied? They win titles.

With four games tipping off tonight (why we have all day and yet the games are overlapping, that’s a whole other topic, but don’t even get me started…), take a look back at some of the best Sweet 16 games of the decade. Hopefully, maybe one of the games tonight will find its way onto this list next year. Read More »

College, Where Are They Now? / Nov 5, 2009 / 11:30 am

Where Are They Now: Mike Gansey & Kevin Pittsnogle

Mike Gansey

Led by a transfer from St. Bonaventure and a hometown 6-11 three-point shooter, the West Virginia Mountaineers were something special from 2004-06.

The school that the Logo himself put on the map was so surprisingly dominant that they reached consecutive Sweet 16′s, including an appearance in the Elite Eight in ’05. Surprising, because they held a 46-22 record during those two seasons.

And they were led by even two more surprising candidates: Mike Gansey and Kevin Pittsnogle. Read More »