CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

448 results for "ncb"

Page of 28
  1. How Larry Krystkowiak and Delon Wright Brought Utah Basketball Ba...

    Brett Koremenos

    It's been 11 years since the late Rick Majerus, draped in that cream sweater, was roaming the sideline at the University of Utah, turning a program with a proud tradition into a national powerhouse. In his 15 seasons with the Utes, not a si...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  2. Titus’s Triangle NCAA All-Stars: Second Bananas Edition

    Mark Titus

    This week, Grantland did what Grantland does best, by getting America to vote on something that seemed dumb at first but quickly became THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN THE WORLD HOW IS KEL MITCHELL NOT EVEN IN THE SECOND BANANA BRACKET ARE YOU SHITTING M...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  3. Titus’s Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings: Attending the Saint Mar...

    Mark Titus

    College basketball is broken. The sport is in a crisis thanks to lower scoring, less excitement, games that last too long, and Ted Valentine's continued presence. If you follow college basketball even a little bit, you've been...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  4. Could SMU’s Basketball Team Beat SMU’s Football Team ...

    Matt Borcas

    Every year, the question of whether [really good college basketball team] could beat [really bad NBA team] on a neutral court pops up. It's being asked now about Kentucky and the 76ers, and while it's certainly a juicy hypothetica...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  5. Beyond the Blue Turf: Can Derrick Marks Lead Boise State to the N...

    Adam Doster

    Craig Robinson, the president's brother-in-law, was courtside, working the late-January game as an analyst for ESPNU. Behind him, scattered among the orange-and-blue seats of Boise State's unappetizing Taco Bell Arena, were 5,682...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  6. Unheralded-Rivalry Report: Cincinnati vs. Xavier

    Mark Titus

    While the rest of the college basketball world focused its attention on Duke-North Carolina Wednesday night, I was in the enormous airplane hangar that the University of Cincinnati calls a basketball arena, taking in my first Xavier-Cincinn...

    Blog | February 20, 2015
  7. A Rivalry Reversed: Is Duke the New North Carolina?

    Brett Koremenos

    From vicious elbows to furious comebacks and ballsy game winners, any Duke-North Carolina contest promises to be an instant classic. With both squads ranked in the AP Top 25 and both likely another conference loss away from waving their sli...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  8. Titus’s Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings: Mock Selection Sunday E...

    Mark Titus

    Last Thursday and Friday, a handful of media members from all over gathered at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis for a mock March Madness tournament selection. We sat at tables with laptops and walls of TV screens positioned the same way the real sel...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  9. The Resurrection of Kyle Wiltjer

    Jordan Ritter Conn

    It's been 14 hours and Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer is still grinning. It's a Friday morning in Spokane, and he's in line at a bagel shop and he can't help himself - this is big. Last night, for the f...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  10. Titus’s Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings: Why Villanova Is a Nati...

    Mark Titus

    We have a lot to get to, and there's no telling how much time you have to read this before Adam Woodbury tries to poke out your eyes, so let's dive right into the power rankings. This is getting silly. The knock on Baylor was t...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  11. Who’s That Guy? Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell!

    Andrew Sharp

    A freshman has been tearing through college basketball defenses for several months now, and it's time to pay attention. He doesn't play at Kentucky, he doesn't play at Duke, and he wasn't a top-10 recruit, but by the end of the ye...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  12. The Seventh Coming

    Paul Wachter

    Seventh Woods's unusual name is derived, his parents say, from the Book of Genesis. "And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done." It&rsquo...

    Blog | February 10, 2015
  13. Dean Smith: 1931-2015

    Charles P. Pierce

    One year, when the Final Four was being held in Atlanta and it coincided, as it occasionally does, with Easter, my family and I went to services at the Ebenezer Baptist Church - the new one, across the street from the imposing place in whic...

    Blog | February 09, 2015
  14. Mark Titus’s Triangle NCAA All-Stars: Players With Suffixes...

    Mark Titus

    I'm not sure if it has become more common or if I'm just noticing it more, but it seems like there's a trend in college basketball of players putting a suffix - "Jr.," &...

    Blog | February 06, 2015
  15. Worried About College Basketball’s Lack of Scoring? Go Watc...

    Adam Doster

    If you haven't already heard, college basketball is done, kaput, tucked snugly into a hell-bound handbasket. Scoring in major-conference games has dropped about 3 percent from last season, and offensive efficiency has dipped along...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
  16. Titus’s Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings: Featuring the Seven Sta...

    Mark Titus

    When Notre Dame beat Duke last week, Jerian Grant told the Irish student section not to storm the court. They listened. Three days later, Pitt beat eighth-ranked Notre Dame to give the Panthers their only marquee win of the season. Pitt fans also ref...

    Blog | February 04, 2015