The Illinois Fighting Illini men's basketball team program currently find themselves in a rough patch. The Illini haven't made the NCAA Tournament since 2013. And after this season's 19-14 campaign, head basketball coach John Groce was fired. In five years in Champaign, Groce compiled a record of 95-74, while he was only 37-53 in the [...]
The Big Ten Conference was the last power conference to get on the conference tournament bandwagon in men's basketball. The inaugural Big Ten Tournament took place in 1998 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois and it was won by the Michigan Wolverines. From 1998-2016, the Big Ten Tournament alternated between Chicago and Indianapolis which [...]
As point guard Lonzo Ball was tearing up the high school basketball scene in the State of California, he could have attended any basketball powerhouse that he chose to. As a high school senior, Ball took home numerous accolades which included him being a McDonald's All-American, the State of California's Mr. Basketball, and the Naismith [...]
There are basketball fans and then there are those folks who follow the Indiana Hoosiers. The Hoosiers basketball program is one of the most storied men's college basketball programs which includes them making eight Final Four appearances and winning five national championships. But with the Hoosiers last Final Four appearance coming in 2002, the anxiety [...]
The Atlantic Conference might be the best in college basketball this season, but two familiar foes are still runnings things there.
The Memphis Tigers found their man in Tubby Smith.
It's time for the Villanova Wildcats to party like it is 1985 and it is well deserved. This past Monday night, the Wildcats upset the North Carolina Tar Heels to win their first national championship in men's basketball since they pulled of an upset of the Georgetown Hoyas 31 years ago. In the mode of [...]
Who wants it more?
During a typical men's college basketball season it isn't a shock to see the Syracuse Orange make the Final Four, but this isn't that typical college basketball season. Last year Syracuse was looking to avoid the hammer of the NCAA as they self-imposed sanctions on themselves for all postseason tournaments last spring due to past [...]
It's been 27 years since the hip-hop group De La Soul had the hit song "Buddy" which had a mix of different elements of music that created a funky style which captivated their fan base. Now in 2016, there is another buddy hit that is sweeping the nation; only this hit is on the hardwood. [...]