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Eddie Jordan Steps in to Attempt to Restore Rutgers’ Basketball Program

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Eddie Jordan wanted to coach his alma mater, Rutgers, for quite some time. The school kept passing him up, but not this time. With the Mike Rice saga putting Rutgers on the map for all the wrong reasons, the school hired Jordan to come in and pick up the pieces, ...

Nerlens Noel: I Made a Good Decision to Declare to the NBA Draft

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Despite sustaining a season-ending knee injury on Feb. 12, Nerlens Noel will enter the NBA Draft. The Kentucky forward is ahead of schedule on his ACL rehabilitation and feels prepared to enter the NBA. The 6-foot-10 freshman still has a good chance at being the No. 1 overall selection. Add another ...

Deshaun Thomas Knows he Needs to Increase his Motor to be Most Effective at the Next Level

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Ohio State Buckeyes forward Deshaun Thomas is one of many players who have decided to leave the college level early and enter the NBA Draft. He averaged almost 20 points and nearly six rebounds per game as a junior this past season as the Buckeyes made the Elite Eight in ...

Victor Oladipo is Leaving Indiana With a Lot of Good Memories

Friday, April 12th, 2013

When Victor Oladipo arrived at Indiana, the program was going through a transition. Tom Crean had just gotten there two seasons earlier and he was trying to bring the Hoosiers back to relevance. In Oladipo's first season, he played sporadically. Getting just 18 minutes per game, Oladipo averaged only 7.4 ...

Charles Barkley: Brittney Griner “Can’t Play with Men”

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Could the NBA become the first of the major American professional sports leagues to have a female player? Mark Cuban has suggested that could be the case by stating that he'd consider drafting Baylor star Brittney Griner. But Charles Barkley is having none of it. Charles Barkley joined The Dan Patrick ...

Spike Albrecht Stole the Show for the First Half of the National Title Game

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

The story for much of the first half of Monday's national championship game was the play of Michigan's Spike Albrecht. Albrecht, who entered the game averaging about a bucket a game, finished with a career-high 17, all in the first half. It didn't end the way Albrecht and the Wolverines ...

Ryan Nassib: I’m the Best Quarterback in the NFL Draft

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

There is a growing expectation that former Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib will end up being taken by the Buffalo Bills under the direction of his former head coach, Doug Marrone. Nassib is just happy to be entering the NFL draft. The 23-year-old quarterback is rising up the draft boards and could ...

Rick Pitino Credits Peyton Siva, Luke Hancock and Gorgui Dieng as the Reasons Why the Cardinals Won the National Championship

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Rick Pitino is a lucky man this week. He was elected to the Hall of Fame, his horse is headed to the Kentucky Derby, his son got a prominent head-coaching job in Minnesota and Pitino is also a national champion once again. The Louisville Cardinals rallied from a 12-point deficit to ...

Jamal Crawford Sees Some Chris Paul in Michigan Point Guard Trey Burke

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Jamal Crawford's had a good year. Not only are his Los Angeles Clippers division champions and en route to the playoffs with big expectations, but Crawford's Michigan Wolverines went on their first Final Four run since the Fab Five era, falling just short of a national title last night in ...

Louisville Women Hope to Win School’s Second National Title in as Many Nights

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The Louisville men's basketball team was the top seed in the NCAA tournament and proved that they were the top team by winning it all. Now the Cardinals women's team has the chance to match that feat, but in a different fashion. The Cardinals are a No. 5 seed on ...