Notre Dame falls short in title game

Green, blue and gold confetti rained down from the rafters of Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis Tuesday night as the NCAA basketball season came to a close, but there would be no happy ending for the Irish. Notre Dame lost 76-70 […]

Why Duke Fans Should Want Butler To Win The National Championship

It should be simple. Every Duke fan should be pulling for Butler tonight against UConn in the National Championship game. There is only one instance where it would be okay to pull for UConn tonight. If a UConn National Championship […]

Tubby rejects offer from Missouri

Marcus Fuller of the Pioneer Press reported today that Tubby Smith was approached by Missouri during the Final Four in Houston about their vacant head-coaching position. Smith declined the offer, which would have paid him $2 million a year. Tubby reportedly […]

Iverson Update

Pioneer Press writer Charley Walters reports former Gopher Colton Iverson plans to visit Colorado State next week. Walters expects the Yankston, South Dakota to join the Colorado State basketball team. The Rams, led by coach Tim Miles, lost in the first round of the NIT […]

Nolan Smith Named AP All-American

To no ones surprise, Duke Blue Devil senior guard Nolan Smith was named to the AP All-America team. Smith finished second, with 61 of 65 votes behind BYU guard Jimmer Fredette, and became the fifth Duke player since 2000 to […]

Duke Predictions – Fulfilled (Sort Of)

I made predictions at the beginning of the season, lets see how I did. You can go back in the archives and check in case you think I changed my answers. Prediction: Regular season 26-4 Actual: 27-4, somehow I missed […]

Painter to Mizzou: More Than Just a Rumor

Will Columbia be receiving a new coat of paint? It remains to be seen, but the rumor that began a week ago is gaining steam. Speculation of Purdue head coach Matt Painter leaving his alma mater for the Missouri Tigers […]

Iverson latest to leave Tubby, Gophers

Five players have left the Tubby Smith-led Gophers since February 2010. The latest is Gophers junior Colton Iverson, who left the Gophers basketball team yesterday. Iverson confirmed to media outlets via email that he has been granted a release of scholarship.  “My experience […]

A Biased Duke Fans Guide To The Elite 8

Fueled by equal parts sour grapes and equal parts Ny-Quil here is my biased and informed opinions about the final seven games remaining in the NCAA Tournament. Saturday’s Games Butler v Florida – since I hate Billy Donovan’s hair this […]

Duke Blitzed By Arizona, Season Ends In Sweet 16

Four minutes and 28 seconds. That’s all it took to end the season for Duke. During those 268 seconds a six-point lead turned into an 11-point deficit as Arizona went on a 19-2 run and killed the will of Duke. […]

Duke v Arizona Preview

First up for the Duke Blue Devils are the Arizona Wildcats. To move on to the Elite Eight Duke must stop Derrick WIlliams, the best player in the country you’ve never heard of. If it wasn’t for Jimmer, he would […]

More trouble for Mbakwe

Minnesota Gophers star forward Trevor Mbakwe is at it again. The Big 10′s  leading rebounder was questioned by police Sunday morning around 2 a.m. on the University of Minnesota campus. The police responded to a damage-to-property call that involved a vehicle. […]