Pat Summitt Stares Down Alzheimer’s

Pat Summitt Presser

When I heard today that Pat Summitt was giving up the clipboard and taking on the title of head coach emeritus, I let out a sigh – one that was both heart-breaking and reflective at the same time. For the […]

No Gender Modifiers Necessary, Pat Summitt Was Simply Great

Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt has always been focused and steadfast. In 2007, with Don Imus’ comments on Rutgers generating their own gravity within the world of women’s college basketball, Summitt and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers fashioned the proverbial blinders and left the […]

John Calipari May Leave for the New York Knicks, but He Shouldn’t

John Calipari

With streamers falling from the sky in New Orleans on Monday night and finding themselves acquainted with John Calipari‘s immaculately slicked back hair — compliments of seemingly infinite amounts of product — Calipari was happy to have lifted the weight […]

Kentucky Wildcat Riots Would Have Been Worse in a Loss

Kentucky National Champs

The charred corpses of what was once prized living room furniture litters the streets of Lexington, Kentucky. Mistaken for some sort of religious rite, we, as a nation, have been burning things at colleges across the country for quite some […]

The Final Four is America’s Greatest Sporting Weekend

Matt Howard

Baseball is America’s Pastime, with an emphasis on the past tense. We’re infatuated with football now, but as much as we enjoy the Super Bowl and the spectacle it’s become, it’s still not America’s greatest sporting weekend. That right is […]

Cuonzo Martin Likely Feigned Interest in Illinois for a Raise


University of Tennessee men’s basketball coach Cuonzo Martin denied interest in the vacancy at the University of Illinois on Wednesday–kinda sorta. Martin told Mike Griffith of the Knoxville News Sentinel and that there was “never anything to” the reports […]

Report: Cuonzo Martin and Leonard Hamilton Allegedly Interested in Illinois Job

Cuonzo Martin

Everybody knows that the University of Illinois is actively pursuing Virginia Commonwealth head coach Shaka Smart to fill their coaching vacancy; however, while Shaka’s interest level appears questionable, there appears to be several coaches around the country interested in the […]

Bruce Pearl Denies Allegations of Tampering with Ohio Guard D.J. Cooper

Bruce Pearl

With the Ohio Bobcats making their first Sweet 16 appearance in school history, a spotlight has been cast on the program and the university that isn’t typical of mid-major basketball teams. It’s not entirely unfamiliar territory either for Ohio, who […]

Kendall Marshall Injury Will Change the Complexion of the Tournament

Kendall Marshall

It looked like a fairly innocent tumble at first glance, but with the news of Kendall Marshall’s fractured right wrist, it is a fall that we will all be incredibly familiar with by next Friday’s regional semifinal of the NCAA […]

NIT Has None of the Luster But All the Fun


NIT Basketball…. it’s like the hacky sack of sports–don’t you dare try telling me hacky sack is a real sport, hipsters. I will smite thee. There’s something decidedly anti-establishment about 32 teams fighting for 69th place, and I think I […]