Khadeen Carrington, Mike Williams (photo. Steve Scafidi)
Walking into the City College of New York gymnasium on a snowy Friday afternoon, I was ready to watch some great high school programs battle for an invitational championship. I was overwhelmed by the amount of potential that was found at one of the schools, however. Over at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in Brooklyn, New York, senior guards Khadeen Carrington and Mike Williams both have a chance to represent their school as All-Americans, as well as in Division-I basketball. Read More »
It’s been a little while since “Saturday Night Live” has produced a skit that not only had people talking (and sharing) the next day, but was also basketball-focused (check out their spoof of the media and Jeremy Lin from last year).
This past Saturday night, in light of the Rutgers/Mike Rice scandal, SNL and host Melissa McCarthy brought us the story of Middle Delaware State coach Sheila Kelly. Good stuff: Read More »
[Update: It was just announced that Rutgers has officially fired Mike Rice.]
With Carmelo Anthony ransacking Miami like he was Ragnar Lothrbok pillaging a helpless town, and Shaq having his moment in L.A. last night, the lunacy of what’s been going on with coach Mike Rice and the Rutgers basketball program sort of took a backseat.
It shouldn’t though, because this is wild. Remember when the video of Bob Knight “choking” Neil Reed at practice was one of the final nails in the coffin for his time at Indiana? This Mike Rice video is like that x10. Read More »
Eli Carter (photo. Rutgers Athletics)
After Rutgers stunned No. 10 Florida, 85-83, in double overtime on Thursday night, nobody could stop talking about the brilliant performance by freshman Eli Carter.
Everyone except, that is, for Eli Carter. Read More »
Lamont Jones (photo. Luke Adams/Arizona Athletics Photography)
With 14 teams hoping for the ping-pong balls to bounce their way at tonight’s NBA Draft Lottery, everyone’s vying for a chance to draft Arizona’s Derrick Williams. Following the departure of this year’s Pac-10 Player of the Year and the Wildcats’ leading scorer, the weight was going to presumably transfer over to the shoulders of rising junior point guard Lamont “MoMo” Jones. Instead, Jones announced Monday that he will transfer to another school. Read More »