In 2013, the landscape of college basketball changed as the original Big East Conference was no more. The Syracuse Orange and Pittsburgh Panthers were at the front of the exodus when they looked for "greener" pastures in the Atlantic Coast Conference as these schools were chasing more football revenue. With it apparent that it was [...]
The stage is almost set for what should be a very interesting Final Four.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs came out of nowhere to make the Elite Eight of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament in 1999. Gonzaga would lose to the eventual national champions in the Connecticut Huskies in the West Regional Final, but only by five points. The surge by Gonzaga would see their head basketball coach Dan Monson leave [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
One college basketball team will leave Houston in possession of the national championship.
The Big East Conference has a long and storied men's basketball history which dates back to its inception in 1979. The glory days of the Big East were in the 1980's with iconic players such as Georgetown Hoyas center Patrick Ewing and Syracuse Orangemen point guard Dwayne "Pearl" Washington. In 1985, the Big East became [...]
Mike Krzyzewski Greatness is the best word to best describe Duke Blue Devils men's head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski. Fresh off of winning his fifth national championship at Duke, Krzyzewski is flying high. Krzyzewski has five national titles to go along with 12 appearances in the Final Four and his two gold medals [...]
Frank Kaminsky and the Wisconsin Badgers are looking up at a chance for their first national championship in men's basketball since 1941.