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  By James Blackburn After covering the Big South Tournament, my next stop took me to Birmingham, Al to watch the highly competitive Conference USA Tournament. Most college basketball experts have agreed that the C-USA would be a 1 bid league so a lot was on the line for these games. I was really impressed […]

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By James Blackburn For the third straight year I had the privilege of covering the Big South Conference Tournament, held this year at the beautiful facility of Campbell University (The tournament had been held at Coastal Carolina). There were a few upsets along the way this year. Gardner-Webb made a good push as the 6 […]

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By James Blackburn Andrien White ,G, 6’3″ Jon Davis, PG, 6’2″   Ive been fortunate enough to be able to see both White and Davis play live numerous times this year and come away each time more and more impressed. Coming into Charlotte’s last home game vs UTEP, White was averaging 11 ppg while leading […]

Jack Gibbs

By James Blackburn Game Scouted: Davidson vs Rhode Island Davidson wins 65-54 Jack Gibbs (6’0″, G, JR) Stats: 36 min, 7-16 FG, 1-8 3pt, 2-3 FT, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 TO, 1 ST, 17 TP  Strengths We will start with Gibbs shooting and scoring because this is what Jack does a lot of. He […]

Sleeper Report

By James Blackburn Game Scouted: Richmond vs Northern Iowa Richmond Wins 82-67 Terry Allen (6’8″, F, SR) Stats- 35 min, 8-13 FG, 4-5 3 pt, 1-3 FT, 7 reb, 2 assists, 5 steals, 4 TO’s, 21 TP Strengths Versatile player who can score the ball in a variety of ways. Reliable 3 pt shooter who […]

John Calipari

A special Kentucky Men’s Basketball Practice will air on Sunday, October 11, at 7 p.m. ET from the Joe Craft Center in Lexington, Ky., featuring a two-hour look at ESPN.com’s preseason No. 3 ranked team. ESPN NBA and college basketball’s Doris Burke, college basketball analysts Jay Williams and Seth Greenberg and college basketball reporter Andy […]

John Calipari

ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to air every game of the third annual Big 12/SEC Challenge Presented by Sonic – staged for the first time on a common bye date of Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, during the conference schedule. The field is headlined by four preseason top-10 teams – No. 3 Kentucky, No. 5 […]

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ESPNU will televise the 10th annual Under Armour Elite 24 featuring more than 20 elite college basketball recruits on Friday, August 21, and Saturday, August 22, from Pier 2 in Brooklyn with New York City’s iconic skyline as the backdrop.  The two-night, outdoor event begins with the slam dunk contest (Friday at 7 p.m. ET) […]

Jabrie-Bullard

As the start of the college school season approaches it’s always refreshing to see young men headed to college who have worked hard and persevered through difficult situations to finally live out their dream of playing college basketball. To understand Jabrie’s story we have to rewind back to the summer of 2013, word had spread […]

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John Oliver continues to speak Truth to Power, and this time he’s got the NCAA and its’ massive marketing and branding of their flagship product while simultaneously not paying many of the employees that make the ratings and games possible.