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Buzz Williams Leads Marquette to NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

As a No. 3 seed, the Marquette Golden Eagles are supposed to advance to the second weekend of the tournament. That said, we saw plenty of top-four seeds falter and they'll now watch the final 16 teams play from home. Marquette, on the other hand, will travel to Phoenix today ...

Charles Barkley: “I hate young kids coming to the NBA, because that’s not what the draft is for.”

Monday, June 27th, 2011

You don't think we'd let the 2011 NBA Draft come and go without checking in with Charles Barkley to see what he had to say did you? Of course not. Sir Charles is typically pure gold in his reactions and assessment to the NBA's major developments, and not just because ...

2011 NBA Draft Previews: How High (Or Low) Will Jimmer Fredette Go On Thursday?

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

The 2011 NBA Draft is just two days away and it's almost time to get an answer to the question many have been wondering about all year. Heck, some were even thinking about it last year. And that question is: Where, and how high, will Jimmer Fredette -- the reigning ...

Jimmer Fredette Wins AP National Player of the Year Award, But How Will He Pan Out at Next Level?

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Kemba Walker stole all the headlines early in the season and now he's stealing them at the end. Throughout the season, however, the nation seemed to be captivated by BYU senior guard Jimmer Fredette. That consistency, and probably partially because some national award ballots are due rather early, Fredette is ...

BYU Overcomes Loss of Brandon Davies to Make Sweet Sixteen

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Less than a month ago, Brandon Davies and BYU were making national headlines. The Cougars sophomore had been booted from the team after breaking the team's honor code, a ruling that sent the nation into a frenzy over BYU's rules and whether the nationally ranked team could maintain its prowess. Bolstered ...

Sweet 16 Predictions: Steve Fisher Confident that San Diego State can Beat Connecticut: “We Think — Myself Included — that we’re the Better Team”

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

The San Diego State Aztecs had never won an NCAA tournament game before this season. Now, after posting two in the opening weekend, Steve Fisher's squad is in the Sweet 16 with a chance to continue adding to the school's unprecedented chapter in postseason hoops history. The Aztecs, ranked in ...

Jim McMahon On BYU Honor Code “I saw a lot of hypocrisy when I was there. That’s what turned me off about it.”

Friday, March 4th, 2011

The BYU Cougars continue to dominate the headlines of college basketball as we inch closer-and-closer to "March Madness" time, but this year it looks to be for all the wrong reasons. BYU is currently ranked #3 in the country behind player of the year candidate, Jimmer Fredette, who is the ...

Jimmer Fredette: “It’s not just a one man team”

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Last season during the NCAA Tournament Jimmer Fredette captured the nation's attention with his ability to shoot from anywhere on the court, finish in the paint, and drop buckets in bunches against any team in the country. BYU used the momentum from the NCAA Tournament win to get off to ...

San Diego State-BYU Rematch Boasts Plenty of National Implications

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

The first San Diego State-BYU matchup was the biggest game in Mountain West Conference history. The teams haven't backed down and the rematch will now be even bigger. San Diego State is ranked as high as fourth in the coaches poll with a pair of first-place votes. BYU is seventh in ...

Jimmer Fredette Believes BYU Won’t Need Him To Have a Big Night to Advance in Big Dance

Friday, February 11th, 2011

If Jimmer Fredette could have had more time to work out for NBA teams and receive better evaluations closer to the draft, he might not be the talk of the college basketball world right now. The BYU guard tested the draft waters last year, but opted to come back for ...