A Tale of Two Teams for the Maryland Terrapins

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After going 13-1 prior to conference play, the Maryland Terrapins are now sputtering as they navigate their way through the ACC schedule.  Early in the year when teams largely play non-conference opponents, Maryland dominated the competition; their only loss coming to the […]

Michael Snaer Saves Florida State’s Season

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Facing a catastrophic collapse, Michael Snaer did what Michael Snaer does.   For those who don’t know, he specializes in hitting game winning shots.  This has been an up and down season for Florida State.  Many college basketball fans have kept […]

Does Jim Boeheim Get Enough Credit?

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When was the last time the Syracuse Orange had a terrible basketball team?  Coach Jim Boeheim just quietly goes about the business of winning, and yet he’s not nearly enough mentioned among one of the greatest basketball coaches of all […]

Leonard Hamilton and Florida State Seminoles Sputtering in ACC Play


After a 2-0 start to the ACC season which saw the Florida State Seminoles notch two conference road wins, it now appears that Coach Leonard Hamilton’s troops are headed in the opposite direction. Being just 1-3 (the win coming on […]

Horizon League Wide Open After Butler’s Departure

Butler Bulldogs Hinkle Fieldhouse

What’s the saying?  While the cats’ away, the mice will play?  Well, that’s exactly what’s about to happen in the Horizon League now with their cash cow (the Butler Bulldogs) in the Atlantic 10.  Over the past several seasons, there […]

Miami vs. Florida State: Huge Game Between Sunshine State Rivals

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Sunday evening in the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Miami (Fl) and Florida State will square off in a match up that will have huge implications in the Atlantic Coast Conference.  Anytime this game is played, there are obvious in-state […]

Are the Baylor Bears Underachieving?


If you take a glance at the Baylor Bears roster or just get a chance to watch them on TV, you’d think they’d be a much more impressive team than their play on the court has indicated.  Being a program […]

Is This the Year for Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks?

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We’re used to seeing the Kansas Jayhawks playing through March and into April.  It shocks no one when year in and year out, Bill Self has his team in the Elite 8, Final 4, and National Title game.  In Lawrence, […]

Can the Miami (FL) Hurricanes Win the ACC?

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So by now it’s no longer a secret that the Miami Hurricanes are for real.  They’ve beaten great teams and they’ve looked good doing it.  There’s a new type of buzz going around in Coral Gables and the rest of […]

Will Steve Lavin Be Successful in the Big Apple?


Much like the original John Thompson did with Georgetown, sometimes coaches can have a primary recruiting base located in an area so rich with talent that all they need to do is lock down the talent in their area and they will […]

There Are Encouraging Signs From Gonzaga’s Heartbreaking Loss

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Hinkle Fieldhouse is one of the best environments in college basketball.  It’s also one of the toughest buildings to get a win in.  In terms of environment, fans of the Butler Bulldogs have established a culture in their Indianapolis basketball stadium […]

How Far Can North Carolina Go This Season?

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After a tough skid in the opening two games of the ACC season, it appears that the North Carolina Tar Heels have turned the corner and are heading in the right direction.  With having to earn hard fought victories against […]