Big 10 Off-Season Snapshot: Michigan State

At Michigan State, their 2019-20 season didn’t end as planned, due to the pandemic taking away March Madness. As well as the social unrest that is taking place in our nation due to racism and bigotry, college basketball could be a bit different the next time we see it. Yet, hoping that college basketball returns […]

How Black Athletes Could Change College Sports

Amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, another deadly pandemic raised its ugly head for all to see. Racism, the long-standing champion of a myriad of issues that plague the United States and the world at large, plainly expressed itself through the deaths of more Black Americans in recent months. The inciting events In February, two white […]

Eligibility Relief After Coronavirus Cancelations

Coronavirus cancelations hit us all by surprise, and student-athletes need eligibility relief. First, we thought, well, there is an outbreak in China, but it’s half a world away. We thought news outlets were exaggerating the severity of the virus. For the most part, everyone was prepared to simply get on with their lives. They paid the […]

March Madness 2020: Anybody Can Get It!

March Madness is upon us, and look out, because anybody can get it this year! The closer we get to selection Sunday, the more the excitement starts to take over. Personally, I like to see the Cinderella team win it every time. Whether it’s Mercer, Butler, or anyone else, the celebration is that much more […]

Finding This Year’s Cinderella

The 2019-2020 NCAA men’s basketball regular season has ended. Conference titles have been awarded, and now most Division-1 tournaments are in full swing. Selection Sunday is just one week away, and so is the beginning of the mad dash to complete brackets and place bets on all of the games. What was last year like? Sure, […]

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The Wild West of the Big 10

The Big 10 has a serious problem on their hands. They are too competitive this season. This past college basketball season, eight of the Big 10’s teams made the tournament in March. This season it looks like more teams will be going dancing. As it stands now, 12 of the 14 Big Ten teams will […]

LaMelo Ball’s Future Clear as 2020

The 2020 draft is coming up in a few months, and it will be full of gems just waiting to be discovered. But we can be honest here; the draft class is not particularly deep. On top of that, defense is almost an afterthought when building a team in the NBA these days. Talents like […]

Why Aren’t HBCU’s Dominating College Basketball?

Embed from Getty Images For Context On HBCU’s and College Basketball The NBA is 74.4 percent black according to Richard Lapchick. It is no secret that basketball is a predominantly black sport. If you look at any court, you’ll find kids of various colors and creed, but more often than not, you’ll find minority kids. […]

Who’s the next Pat Summitt?

Embed from Getty Images When you think of legendary college basketball coaches like John Wooden and Pat Summitt, who else comes to mind? Bobby Knight? Maybe Dean Smith? These are all extraordinary basketball minds, but here’s my question for you: who’s the next Pat Summitt? Who is the next legendary basketball coach?Of course, there are […]

James Wiseman leaves Memphis to prepare for NBA

Embed from Getty Images By now, most of us heard the name James Wiseman and are all pretty familiar with his story. For those that are not, here’s a quick rundown: He’s from Nashville, Tennessee He committed to play basketball at the University of Memphis He received financial “help” from Penny Hardaway, who was a […]

College Basketball and Their Great Dilemma

1.) The Dilemma  Brandon Jennings, R.J. Hampton, Jeremy Tyler, Emmanuel Mudiay, Terrance Ferguson, and LaMelo Ball all have something in common. And no, it’s not just that they’re really good at basketball. I’ll give you a hint, it has to do with college… or the lack thereof. What these players have in common is that […]

James Wiseman’s 12 game suspension

So we all know how ass-backwards the NCAA is, right? I mean seriously, their decisions tend to make my blood boil. Now, you may be wondering why I’m upset. Well, that’s because of the latest news over James Wiseman’s suspension. If you haven’t heard, the NCAA has suspended James Wiseman, a freshman basketball player for […]