No. 11 UCLA defeats No. 1 Michigan to advance to the Final Four

THIS IS MARCH! UCLA advances to the Final Four after defeating Michigan, 51-49. UCLA goes from losing four straight games to end the regular season, to cashing their ticket to the Final Four. This is UCLA’s first Final Four berth since 2008. UCLA has been a cinderella team all tournament. People doubted UCLA head coachContinue reading “No. 11 UCLA defeats No. 1 Michigan to advance to the Final Four”

First Four: Texas Southern defeats Mount St. Mary 60-52 to begin March Madness

By Andre Monroe The Texas Southern Tigers aren’t returning home yet. In a hard-fought game, the Tigers erased a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat Mount St. Mary and move on in the tournament. They were led by forward John Walker III who scored 19 points in addition to grabbing 9 rebounds. The Tigers took soakingContinue reading “First Four: Texas Southern defeats Mount St. Mary 60-52 to begin March Madness”

NIT Preview

By Kellan King The NIT if often thought of as a sort of secondary tournament, almost a losers bracket for those left out of March Madness, but that misconception does not do the NIT justice. The NIT is always exciting, and features some of the best teams and players in the country, and this yearContinue reading “NIT Preview”

SMC keeps it close, can’t overcome offensive woes against Gonzaga

By Kellan King St Marys came into their game against #1 Gonzaga with little expectations. Almost no team has been able to keep it close against the Zags, and they have 3 of the best players in the country. But when SMC went up 22-12 10 minutes into the game, that feeling changed. The GaelsContinue reading “SMC keeps it close, can’t overcome offensive woes against Gonzaga”

GCU’s new coach, Bryce Drew

By Kellan King Grand Canyon has the potential to be one of the premier mid majors in the country. They have a huge budget (they are a private for profit school with over 100k students online and in person), and one of the best student sections in the country. Despite these 2 advantages over otherContinue reading “GCU’s new coach, Bryce Drew”

Can a bubble work in College Basketball?

By Andre Monroe The concept of a bubble was originated by the NBA. The purpose is to slow the spread of the coronavirus while also allowing players to finish the season. And so far, it has worked. In the NBA, no players have tested positive for COVID since entering the bubble. Same result in theContinue reading “Can a bubble work in College Basketball?”

MGM Resorts Main Event Preview

By Kellan King The MGM Resorts Main Event tournament will be a 4 team tournament in Las Vegas, featuring Louisville, Arkansas, San Francisco, and Colorado State. It will take place on November 20-22 at T Mobile Arena, and will benefit Coaches vs Cancer. The Matchups:  Colorado State vs San Francisco Arkansas vs Louisville Colorado StateContinue reading “MGM Resorts Main Event Preview”

Rick Pitino’s Fresh Start

By Kellan King We all know about Rick Pitino. We all know how he left Louisville disgraced after the recruiting scandal that implicated him. But where has he been since then, and where is he now? Well, for the past few years he has been coaching for the Greek EuroLeague team Panathinaikos, and the teamContinue reading “Rick Pitino’s Fresh Start”