Kansas freshman Cliff Alexander has throw down plenty of dunks as a top recruit before arriving in Lawrence this fall, but he hasn’t ever been a national stage like he was last night when ESPN televised the Jayhawks’ 67-57 win over Oklahoma State. He certainly made the most of his time in the spotlight, especially when he threw it down (literally) over seven-footer Anthony Allen. Read More »
Syracuse has lost their undefeated season. North Carolina is streaking. Andrew Wiggins is coming along. The college basketball season is finally starting to pick up steam… and wouldn’t you know it? March is only a few weeks away. Read More »
During Oklahoma State’s 65-61 loss at Texas Tech on Saturday, super sophomore point guard Marcus Smart was assessed a technical with a few seconds remaining after pushing a Texas Tech fan. Following the conclusion of the game, Smart said the fan, supposed “No. 1 Texas Tech fan” Jeff Orr, used a racial slur, which precipitated his reaction. Orr claims otherwise, but admitted he felt bad about what he said. Read More »
Last night the basketball Twittersphere was going nuts because Oklahoma State freshman point guard Marcus Smart indicated that he would not be entering the NBA Draft … despite the fact that he would likely be a Top 3 pick this summer if he entered his name. “What?! He’s not going to take the immediate NBA money?!!” was the general feeling going around last night.
So what’s the big deal about Marcus? Let’s be honest, unless you’re a college basketball freakshow who pays to get ESPN12, you have probably only seen him play, max, maybe a handful of times in the last year. The kid is a beast. Read More »
Adam Morrison lives in a cabin in the woods somewhere, and he kills his own dinner. That’s the portrait of his life I am resigned to, if only because I can’t imagine another human being actively exuding such dishelved indifference with respect to personal appearance. Paul Pierce pioneered the facial-hair-scraps-are-cool movement, and we’ll just have to assume that Adam Morrison wanted to become a groupie. Maybe that’s why I hate the Celtics so much. Read More »
Now that the brackets have been released, and you’ve been able to get your initial observations out of the way, it’s time to start talking upsets. So check below for 6 first round upsets to have in your bracket. Read More »