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 […]

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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Names and places have been changed to protect anyone who thinks this might hit too close to home…but these examples are based on true events from the past few years. These are, obviously, not the real names of these coaches, players or schools. If you haven’t read part 1 of this series click here to […]

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Names, placed have been changed to protect anyone who thinks this might hit too close to home…but these examples are based on true events of different players from the past few years. These are, obviously, not the real names of these players. It’s 5:30 am on a Wednesday in North Carolina, and the early morning […]

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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.

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Once again, the NCAA men’s basketball champion will come from the ACC as the Duke Blue Devils defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 68-63 on Monday night. Tyus Jones was outstanding, and it should not be lost on basketball fans that Frank Kaminsky’s double-double in a losing effort was also spectacular. The senior Kaminsky shut down the […]