Wichita State Basketball: Ron Baker Returning a Huge Boost For Shockers

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In this age of one-and-done collegiate athletes, it is rare to see really exceptional players stay committed to the college ranks. For some college basketball players, the allure of a championship run or contention for a national Player of the Year Award […]

Wichita State’s Cleanthony Early Emerging as Potential 1st Round Gem of 2014 NBA Draft

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There are many instances in college basketball where NBA potential is noticeable in a player as soon as he steps foot on his college’s campus. There are some players who are tabbed as lottery picks before they graduate from high […]

Xavier Thames Climbing NBA Draft Boards

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The NCAA tournament is an excellent platform for athletes to showcase their abilities. It provides future NBA players an opportunity to strengthen their resumes and allows unheralded prospects a chance to shine on the national stage. For Xavier Thames, the Big Dance has serviced him in both […]

Will Marshall Basketball Successfully Pursue Mike D’Antoni?

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According to ESPN, Marshall Basketball has reached out to Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni about an opportunity to coach his alma mater. This isn’t the first time Marshall has courted with D’Antoni as the school has gauged his interest in […]

5 Reasons Why Aaron Gordon Should Stay At Arizona, Avoid 2014 NBA Draft

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2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament: Dayton’s 5 Most Important Players

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Xavier Thames Carrying San Diego State to Tournament Dominance

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If you are a team in the NCAA tournament, it is imperative that your best players show up for every game and make their presences felt. It just so happens that Xavier Thames’ presence appears to be enough to carry […]

Wichita State Basketball: Cleanthony Early Can Lead Shockers To Victory

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When the lights are the brightest and the games are tightest, there is no player more valuable than a team’s best player. As the NCAA tournament heats up, Wichita State will need its most talented player to rise to occasion if […]

Dayton Basketball: Flyers Must Make Points Soar In Second Round

Rob Leifheit USA-TODAY-Sports

In the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament, upsets don’t happen. Weekly rankings, preseason predictions and Las Vegas point spreads mean nothing as teams take to a neutral court against a worthy opponent. Save for biased officiating, there isn’t any figurative advantage for […]

Atlantic 10 Becoming a Top Conference in College Basketball

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Most mid-major college basketball conferences have difficulty gaining multiple entries into the NCAA tournament because the level of competition they play aren’t of the highest quality. For the majority of the conference season, teams in the Atlantic 10 have been beating up on each […]

Mount St. Mary Basketball Punches Ticket To Big Dance

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The good thing about conference tournament time in college basketball is that anyone can lose or win on any day. The increased significance of games also adds more pressure on the players, especially those of the favored squad.  Robert Morris entered the Northeast Conference Championship game […]

Green Bay Basketball: Horizon League Tourney Loss Puts NCAA Tournament Bid at Risk

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Sometimes great isn’t great enough. The Green Bay Phoenix (24-6) have had the type of season fans of the program will talk about for years. This year, the Phoenix have had a 12-game winning streak, almost defeated a ranked opponent […]