Las Vegas

By James Blackburn ODU vs Tenn Tech ODU wins 75-59 Old Dominion (22-13) and Tennessee Tech (19-11) tipped things off here in the inaugural Vegas 16 tournament held at the beautiful Mandalay Bay Hotel. Both teams are led by terrific guards, Freeman for ODU, and Rowe for Tech. This was the key match-up in a […]

Basketball Court

  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 […]

John Collins Wake Forest

  By James Blackburn Game Scouted: Wake Forest vs Coastal Carolina Wake wins 83-77 Box Score John Collins, F, 6’10”, 218 lbs Stats: 14 min, 12 TP, 5 rebounds, 1 steal Strengths Very athletic player who uses his athleticism on both ends on the floor. Great rebounder who boards the ball outside his area and […]

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 […]

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By James Blackburn Game Scouted: Creighton vs UMass (Men Who Speak Up Championship Game) Creighton wins 97-76 Stats- 26 min, 3-6 FG, 3-5 FT, 3 reb, 12 TP Strengths Terrific perimeter shooter. He has a high release, gets great arc on the ball, and good rotation. He is not shy about shooting the ball and […]

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PN analysts — Jay Williams and Cory Alexander (ACC), Sean Farnham (SEC men) and Nell Fortner and Carolyn Peck (SEC women). Coaches Clicker: Head coaches break down game film with Greenberg and Gaudio (SEC/ACC men) and Debbie Antonelli (SEC women) providing insight into the X’s and O’s of the game. Fast Break: Head coaches answer […]

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 […]