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college basketball diary week two

Ian’s College Basketball Diary, Week Two

College basketball – it’s a dynamic beast with many changes from week-to-week. And in the age of COVID-19, that truth is only multiplied five-fold. This week, college basketball saw a number of critical early-season matchups postponed or canceled due to the pandemic. And frankly, it stunk. Who wouldn’t have loved to see Baylor vs. Gonzaga […]

2021 NBA Draft Preview

The NBA draft is one of the most exciting events for true NBA junkies. Teams have a chance to change the future of their franchise with a single pick. Like any draft, there are good draft classes and bad draft classes, as well as an abundance of analysis like I will provide here in my […]

Undeniable Women’s Sports (Part 2)

There are three main women’s sports whose entertainment and marketing value are undeniable. The first is volleyball, which I wrote about in Part 1. The second is Tennis, and the third is MMA – Mixed Martial Arts.Personally, I prefer women’s fighting, but for the general public, these sports have the greatest appeal in the order […]

Ian’s College Basketball Diary: Week 1

Well, college basketball is full speed ahead on its plan to play through a pandemic. And with Week 1 officially in the books, it’s safe to say this season could be just as unpredictable as the last.Welcome to Week 1 of my basketball diary for the week of Nov. 25-Dec. 2.   Last Week in […]

Power Rankings for 2020-21

Big 12 Basketball 2020-2021 Preview

Believe it or not, college basketball is already upon us again with the season having started up on Wednesday, Nov. 25th. With that, the Big 12 is back in action, and it is time to start breaking down the conference. The Big 12 has an impressive five teams in the preseason AP Top 25 Poll, […]

Kansas Football: Can It Be Saved?

Embed from Getty Images Kansas’ Woes Over the Years Ever since Kansas’ stretch of winning seasons in between 2003 and 2009 where they made a postseason bowl game four times in 6 years (including 2007-08’s 12-1 Orange Bowl season), Kansas has hit one of the worst droughts we have ever seen in Division I football. […]

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Bellarmine Basketball Season Preview 2020-21

There is a proverbial saying that goes, as things change, they tend to stay the same.  Bellarmine basketball finds itself in a similar position, making the jump from Division II to Division I. Yet, with the jump, the team’s preparation has not changed or wavered.   “Honestly, it’s pretty similar in my opinion. We’re doing everything […]

transfer basketball player Pedro Bradshaw

Player Profile: Pedro Bradshaw’s Journey to Bellarmine

Transferring colleges three times is no one’s ideal experience. Yet, for Bellarmine guard Pedro Bradshaw, that has been his on-going reality.  Bradshaw initially committed to four years at Belmont in 2017, but after he found himself outside of the gameday rotation – when he initially thought he would be playing – he grew discontent with […]

The Spencer Rattler Era Begins

OU’s head Football coach, Lincoln Riley, officially named Spencer Rattler the starting quarterback. After a back and forth battle with Tanner Mordecai, the Rattler era will officially begin Sept.12 against Missouri State.  Embed from Getty Images While most fans expected Rattler to win the job, he has his work cut out for him. The young […]

All-Time ACC Honorable Mentions

The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is arguably the best basketball conference in the NCAA. With its impressive amount of championships, All-Americans, and legendary coaches, it’s hard to say the ACC isn’t the most successful conference ever to exist! But, what about success stories after college? Has the ACC produced what are possibly the best NBA […]

Big 10 Off-Season Snapshot: Maryland

Maryland finished first in the Big 10 standings with a record of 14-6. It was eyeing a deep run in March, but the subsequent pandemic ended that prematurely. Last week we covered the revolving door that is Ohio State’s roster. This week we take a glance at the rough offseason the Terps have gone through. […]

Iowa Hawkeyes: A fight of Football and Racism

The culture of racism in football has been prevalent for decades. While these things are normally pushed under the rug, the tide has changed in recent years. Athletes are speaking against the toxic environments that they were apart of during their time in college. Coaches get away with too much and receive little consequences as […]

OSU’s Gundy Puts Young Athletes in the Driver’s Seat

Social conflicts commonly spill over into sports. The latest incident? Oklahoma State Football coach, Mike Gundy.   Since late May, police departments have served as the primary example of what happens when overarching race problems in America go unchecked in any given institution. LeBron James, Richard Sherman, and more have spoken and continue to speak out against racism. They […]

Big 10 Off-Season Snapshot: Ohio State

Welcome to the second installment of the Big 10’s Off-season Snapshot series. This series looks at the men’s basketball teams in the Big Ten, noting some of their key losses, key prospects, and key returning players. If you missed week one, I covered Michigan State. You can check out their roster break-down here. Without further […]

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 […]

What We Want in the Next NCAA Football Video Game

In a perfect world, NCAA Football franchise fans would be waiting with bated breath for the next video game release in July. However, as many know, that isn’t the current situation.Beyond the uncertainty of whether a season will occur this year, people don’t have a game to anticipate. NCAA officials allowed its athletes to be […]

A Sudden Goodbye for NCAA Seniors

Whether the coronavirus is actually real, just a conspiracy, or nothing much worse than the age-old flu, it is something that the entire world is taking very seriously. Personally, I’m not too big on conspiracy theories. If I’m being honest, they scare me. So I’ve never been one to dive headfirst into the Reddit conversations. […]