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  1. About Last Night: Angels Win/Lose

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy deciding that if granted the powers of a time lord, you would go back and make Derrick Rose sit out the game where he first injured his knee, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Los Angeles Ang...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  2. The Doomed NCAA Tournament Dreams of 3-Point-Reliant Teams

    Ed Feng

    Live by the 3, die by the 3.This basketball cliche always surfaces around NCAA tournament time. But is it actually true?To find out, let's look at the past 12 NCAA tournament champions, and what percentage of their respective field goal a...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  3. NCAA Scouting Report: Creighton's Doug McDermott

    Brett Koremenos

    As a player who has been on the radar of NBA teams for quite some time, Creighton's Doug McDermott has faced as much scrutiny as any prospect in the draft. Three years of college basketball is ample time for NBA scouts and executives to pick apart th...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  4. The Hardcourt Shuffle: The Weekend's Top 10 Games

    Shane Ryan

    Today is the first of March, and so I wish you a Happy March Day. March Day is the lesser-known cousin of May Day, which is a pagan holiday celebrated on May 1. But March Day is far more important because it means we're getting close to the most esse...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  5. About Last Night: Boom, Boom, Pau

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy settling up with Alamo Rent A Car after just driving, man, went horribly awry, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. The Los Angeles Lakers' troubled season continued, as forward Pau Gasol has been ruled out for at...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  6. About Last Night: Heat Humbled, by George

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were back out at the karaoke bar trying to redeem last night's off-key performance with a heartfelt rendition of "Ruby Tuesday," here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. The Indiana Pacers continued their hot play at home, downin...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  7. The College Basketball Weekend Preview: Wildcats and Gators, Oh M...

    Shane Ryan

    When I was a kid, I was allowed to open one present on Christmas Eve. I'd get really psyched up for this ritual, even though all the prime booty was hidden in a closet somewhere and I had to choose from the secondary tier of gifts sent by relatives, ...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  8. 15 College Basketball Epiphanies

    Shane Ryan

    First off, I want to thank everyone who made nominations to the All-BeefyBulky Team on Friday. There were so many great contenders, but in the end there can only be five. The winners: 1. Andre Almeida, Nebraska 2. Matt Stainbrook, Xavier 3. Regg...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  9. College Basketball Weekend Preview: Duke Goes to New Jersey, and ...

    Shane Ryan

    Before we get going, I want to announce that I'm taking nom-nom-inations for the 2012-13 All-BeefyBulky Team. I was inspired to do this after watching Nebraska's Andre Almeida do battle in a losing effort against Creighton last night. At 6-foot-11, 3...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  10. 25 Thanksgiving College Hoops Epiphanies

    Shane Ryan

    I'm one of those people who adhere to a strict famine-and-feast diet on Thanksgiving Day. I'll starve myself throughout the day, trying to not let the aromas floating in from the kitchen drive me insane, just so I can gorge myself like a crazed anima...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  11. College Basketball Previews: The All-Americans

    Shane Ryan

    Yesterday we looked at the Third Team and the All-Stoppers squad, and now it's time for the best of the best. Tomorrow is opening day in college hoops, and I'll be previewing the top 10 games. For now, here are my 10 top players for 2012-13. All stat...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  12. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Tobacco Road

    Shane Ryan

    The Ugly With 10:56 remaining in an easy win over Creighton, North Carolina point guard Kendall Marshall drove right. As he rose for the layup, Creighton's Ethan Wragge put a forearm into Marshall's midsection. Marshall put out a hand to cushion the...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  13. About Last Weekend: The Sweet and Sour of the 16

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. North Carolina advanced to the Sweet 16 with a win over Creighton, but paid a steep price when point guard Kendall Marshall fractured his wrist. Ma...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  14. Video: Doug McDermott + Harrison Barnes + High School Basketball ...

    Sarah Larimer

    You can catch Harrison Barnes at 4:10 p.m. Eastern on Friday, when the no. 1 seed North Carolina Tar Heels face Vermont, a 16-seed. No. 8 Creighton and Doug McDermott are scheduled to meet 9th-seeded Alabama at 1:40 p.m. Eastern today. Shane Ryan pro...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  15. Mid-Major Primer: The Wichita State Shockers

    Shane Ryan

    With an emphatic 21-point win over indie darling Creighton on Saturday, Wichita State poked a tentative head out from the underground tunnel of mid-major anonymity. The Shockers made their first appearance in the AP Top 25 poll this week, tied for 24...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  16. Which Ranked NCAA Teams Are Poised to Collapse?

    Shane Ryan

    Before we get started, I'd like to tip my cap to the slam-dunk craze that's sweeping the country. I called it a "passing fad" on my blog The Old Fashioned Chest Pass back in 1964, but it looks like it's here to stay. So if you're into the jam cult...

    Blog | February 02, 2012