DePaul Needs to Fire Oliver Purnell and Jean Lenti-Ponsetto

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

I’m part of a dying breed; a DePaul Blue Demons basketball fan. There’s very few of us left, and the numbers keep going down year-by-year. Meanwhile the school continues to put out an inferior product in an outdated arena with […]

Has Title IX Killed DePaul Men’s Basketball?

David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Before you accuse me of being a sexist pig, might I remind you that I have a wife and a daughter. And on the surface, Title IX is a good law. It allows women access to sports (as well as […]

An Open Letter to the DePaul University Administration

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

To: Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, President of DePaul University From: @ChicagoBearJew Re: The State of the Men’s Basketball Program I am a DePaul Blue Demons fan. Been one my whole life, I remember watching DePaul on Saturdays with my father on […]

Will the Real San Diego State Please Stand Up?

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Steve Fisher was in the right spot at the right time in 1989 when Bill Frieder decided to leave Michigan and take over Arizona State. While Frieder agreed to finish the year, then athletic director Bo Schembechler ordered him to leave […]

Will the Catholic Seven Seek Gonzaga?

James Snook - USA TODAY Sports

Over the past ten years, very few college programs have been as successful as the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Located in Spokane, Wash., they’re a household name with college basketball fans. Plus, they’re a Catholic school. Last month, it was announced that […]

Will Creighton Join the Big Catholic Seven?


When the seven Catholic members of the Big East announced they were leaving the conference and forming a separate conference, the names of different schools that could replace them began to pop up around the country. Considering the seven schools […]

Notre Dame Needs To Improve Big East Record If They Want To Show They’re a Contender In March

Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are in an interesting spot. They worked their way into the top 25, but are they as good a team as they seem? They’re 14-3 which is certainly a solid start to the year, but […]

Ohio State Needs To Send the Big Ten a Message By Beating Michigan State

Bradley Leeb-USA TODAY Sports

Ohio State is one of those teams where you don’t know what they’re going to bring to the table when March Madness comes rolling around. Are they going to make a deep run? Are they going to get upset by a […]

Can Solomon Hill Continue His Play For the Arizona Wildcats?

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Solomon Hill is having an outstanding year as are the Arizona Wildcats. He’s been a major reason to the 15-1 start, and he could be the guy to carry Arizona all the way back into march madness gold. Hill is […]

Does Jim Boeheim Run a Clean Program?

Rich Barnes - USA TODAY Sports Images

In the world of ESPN and ratings, it isn’t popular to call out coaches with success. And as I write this piece, I understand that Jim Boeheim is one of college basketball’s best coaches and is a great teacher of […]

CJ Fair Is Key To Syracuse’s Run To March Madness

Syracuse is having a pretty solid year, as they started 16-1 with a matchup with the also 16-1 Louisville. There’s no doubt Syracuse is going to the “big dance”, but how far are they going to go? Who will be […]

Is Michigan the Class of the Big Ten?

USA TODAY Sports-Greg Bartram

The Michigan Wolverines are becoming the class of the Big Ten. It has been a long time for the Wolverines, but it appears they’re finally heading in the right direction. John Beilein came to the Maize and Blue with the idea […]