TAG: Trevon Hughes

Smack / Mar 20, 2010 / 2:00 am

Joe Johnson, LeBron ruin Michael Jordan’s night; plus more March Madness drama

Joe Johnson (photo. Zach Wolfe)

While Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament wasn’t as wild and crazy as Day 1, it wasn’t without drama. But we’ll get to that in a little bit … Apparently not worried about the college competition, the NBA had an 11-game schedule that included some good matchups. Hawks/Bobcats featured the return of Joe Johnson, who’d missed a couple games with an Achilles injury. As Michael Jordan (Joe’s boss at Jordan Brand) sat courtside, Joe had only two points through three quarters, then he dropped buckets unexpectedly like bird s***, dominating the fourth and overtime. Read More »

College / Mar 19, 2010 / 6:43 pm

Wisconsin avoids major upset

Wisconsin's Trevon Hughes

*Dime’s NCAA Tournament Day 2 coverage*

Most likely because Trevon Hughes was the hero for Wisconsin last year — when his game-winner got them past Florida State in the first round — it was like he tried too hard to be the hero this time around.

As the 4th-seeded Badgers were getting everything they could handle from 13-seed Wofford today, Hughes went into Allen Iverson mode down the stretch, primarily looking for his own shot and jacking up some that were pretty terrible. Read More »