6 Ohio State vs 7 North Carolina, 9:30 ESPN The Tar Heels look to start a new win streak tonight as they play host to the undefeated Ohio State Buckeyes. North Carolina plays at break-neck speed, but so far they haven’t scored 80 points in a game. This trend will have to change tonight orContinue reading “Top Ten Showdown: Ohio State vs North Carolina”
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What is the Deal with Sparty?
Michigan State’s 87-75 home-court loss to Duke last night demonstrated two major principles of basketball: 1. Turnovers will hurt you. 2. Opponent’s points scored off of turnovers will kill you. With 10:58 to go in the first half, Duke began a run that would take the score from 18-14 to 29-18 in less than fiveContinue reading “What is the Deal with Sparty?”
Cards Crush the Wolverines
Louisville 58 Michigan 43 Louisville took the overmatched Michigan Wolverines out behind a west Kentucky woodshed masquerading as the KFC Yum! Center and proved themselves worthy of the number one ranking. Final Thoughts Jordan Nwora. What can I say? I don’t know right now. So, let me quote Biggie Smalls’ most famous refrain: “If youContinue reading “Cards Crush the Wolverines”
The Opening Tip
For a lot of folks, college basketball doesn’t start until March. I get it. I also understand the feeling you get while penciling in names on your bracket minutes before the first play-in game . . . You don’t say this out loud, but you feel silly, like a fraud. Why? Because you know theContinue reading “The Opening Tip”
Final Four Sneak Peek?
Feast Week 2019 was stuffed with surprises: Duke falls to Stephen F. Austin at home, Sparty has no answer for Virginia Tech, and Michigan returns from Nassau as the hottest team in the land—and the one that nobody saw coming. The tryptophan of a thousand turkeys couldn’t have calmed the excitement that unfolded over theContinue reading “Final Four Sneak Peek?”