Not My Herro

Apr 12, 2019
I have a bad temper. It runs in the family. My dad has a habit of just blowing up and I certainly do too. It’s not just randomly out of left field. It’s when a couple things happen. Our sp...

Baylor Beats Notre Dame for National Title

Apr 10, 2019
The Baylor Lady Bears beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 82-81 to win their third national championship. This was hardly unexpected as Baylor came into the game as the No. 1 overall seed and with a 36...

Chris Mullin Steps Down at St. John’s

Apr 10, 2019
After making the NCAA Tournament with his alma mater, Chris Mullin has officially stepped down as head coach of St. John’s basketball. Mullins caps a four year career with the Red Storm, finishi...

Time to sponsor student athletes

Apr 9, 2019
Student athletes are hard to compensate due to their disparity in value. In professional sports, everyone is worth something on the open market, but in college that is not necessarily the case. Some a...

Virginia-Texas Tech: By the Numbers

Apr 8, 2019
The 2019 NCAA Tournament has been one of the more interesting in recent memory. It didn’t feature many upsets, but it did feature Texas Tech and Auburn both reaching their first Final Four appea...

Purdue Basketball Season Wrap Up

Apr 8, 2019
When I wrote my Mid Season Review for the Boilers back in Januar, things were looking pretty grim. They’d just come off a 20 point loss at Michigan State and had already shown signs of strugglin...

Nebraska Basketball Hires Fred Hoiberg

Mar 31, 2019
15 months ago, Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos reached out to his man, Nebraska’s man, Scott Frost, to resurrect Nebraska Football. On March 30, Moos hired the hottest coaching candidates in co...

Successful Year for the Hawkeyes?

Mar 31, 2019
Coming in to the 2018-2019 season, I was cautiously optimistic. But why only cautiously optimistic? Simply put, this was a team that had been abysmal in the previous season. They didn’t just mis...

Transfer Alert: Maishe Dailey

Mar 29, 2019
Junior guard, Maishe Dailey, has entered the NCAA transfer portal and will not be a Hawkeye next season. This season Dailey averaged 12.5 minutes per game and shot 35.2% from the field. All things con...

Get Rich or Die Trying: Back on the Saddle

Mar 29, 2019
After yesterday’s terrible performances, I took a pretty big loss. This game isn’t for the weak. If you’re not able to handle a loss, then you might as well get out of the game now. Today and th...

Get Rich or Die Trying: Sweet Surrender edition

Mar 28, 2019
We are finally back and I cannot wait to make more money tonight. I am going to give you all 4 plays for tonight and for the rest of the tournament I’ll give you all of my college basketball bet...

UCLA’s Shareef O’Neal cleared to play

Mar 27, 2019
Shareef O’Neal, former four star recruit, has been cleared to resume all basketball activities after missing the entire 2018-19 College Basketball season. Shareef took to twitter to announce his...

Power Ranking the Sweet 16 Teams

Mar 26, 2019
#1 North Carolina The Tar Heels have dominated both of their opponents thus far and continue to look the part of a championship contender. Their offense is especially clicking with freshman Nassir Lit...

Duke Survives Scare

Mar 25, 2019
Analysis Survive and advance. The Duke Blue Devils took the phrase to a whole new level on Sunday afternoon in Columbia, South Carolina. The No. 1 overall seed survived against ninth seeded UCF, who w...

‘Chalky’ Sweet Sixteen Has Massive Potential

Mar 25, 2019
The most exciting 96 hours in sports is in the books and the Sweet Sixteen table has been set. Missing from this year’s second weekend is the Cinderella story we look forward to come tournament ...

Get Rich or Die Trying: Closing Sunday

Mar 24, 2019
After a really bad Night Shift I hope you guys were able to bounce back. Today is the most important day of the week, if you’re up then payday from the bookie is today if you’re down then this is ...

Does Tom Izzo Deserve The Hate?

Mar 23, 2019
Yesterday during Michigan State’s win over Bradley, head coach Tom Izzo was caught on camera RIPPING into Aaron Henry. Izzo was so heated that he had to be restrained by his players when he lung...

Get Rich or Die Trying: The Night Shift

Mar 22, 2019
Well besides Cincy forgetting how to play basketball, I’m now sitting at a nice 5-1 for the picks I’ve given to the people. The Anteaters were a no-doubter and Texas Tech took a little bit...

March Madness: What We Learned on Day 1

Mar 22, 2019
Day 1 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament is over and done, and plenty of compelling story-lines are already beginning to unfold. Here are three of the major takeaways from Day 1 that fans should keep in mind...

Syracuse Basketball Season Review

Mar 22, 2019
Syracuse’s season ended last night after a 78-69 loss to Baylor. Earlier in the week, I basically guaranteed an Orange victory. Baylor had lost four straight entering Thursday’s game and was witho...

Get Rich or Die Trying: March Madness Day 2

Mar 22, 2019
We are red hot going into day two. You asked for them, and I gave them to you. 3 picks 3 winners and we are not going to stop. Keep riding with me and by the national championship we’ll all be r...

FSU: The School Who Couldn’t Cover

Mar 21, 2019
If you were like me and had Florida State at -9, I’m so sorry. As some may have seen, FSU ended up winning 76-69, a 7 point victory that broke hearts across the nation. Never would I ever wish a...

New Mexico State…. YOU BLEW IT

Mar 21, 2019
You came so close to giving us our first upset of the day. Thus far, on the first day of March Madness, we have not been gifted that many upsets. Minnesota doesn’t really count, and Yale put up ...

Get Rich or Die Trying: March Madness Day 1

Mar 20, 2019
March Madness: the most exciting time of the year for most gamblers. With nonstop action for 4 straight days it can be your best friend or your worst enemy. That’s why I’m here, I’m here to help...

Bad News: Your Team Is On Upset Alert

Mar 20, 2019
Before you call me an idiot, remember I said your team is on “upset alert” not “your team will be upset”. If you want to call me an idiot for that, then that’s your choic...

4 Teams that Could Make or Break your Bracket

Mar 19, 2019
Some teams look like they have Final Four potential, and then lose in the first round. Other teams are expected to have an early exit, and then make a deep run. Choose wisely when picking these teams ...

NIT Guide: Part 2

Mar 19, 2019
Here we have the second round to my guide revolving around the NIT. It involves some teams that have been in the NCAA tournament for what feels like decades, and some teams that have struggled under n...

NIT Guide: Part 1

Mar 19, 2019
You for sure should be talking about the Big Dance, however I think the NIT could make a lot of noise this year. Now I am not saying that the NIT is by any means better then the NCAA, but there are so...

Purdue: The B1G Hope

Mar 18, 2019
March Madness is finally here, to celebrate I went through every B1G seed and matchup… I found that no team benefitted more than Purdue did with their draw. Of the eight teams that received bids...

Upstate New York Headed Out West

Mar 18, 2019
As the 2019 NCAA Tournament bracket was announced, both Buffalo and Syracuse had to wait sometime before finally hearing their names called. In the end, both upstate New York squads were selected to t...

I-Who? Why the Hoosiers were among the first four out

Mar 18, 2019
When Romeo Langford signed with Indiana, fans were already hanging a sixth banner in their heads. After a 12-2 start, the excitement was back in Bloomington. And with in-state rival, Purdue, getting o...

The Committee gets something right

Mar 18, 2019
As we watched the reveal of the 68 team field for the NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament, let’s remember the past. The committee has always, in my uneducated opinion (see Delphi Bracketology 2017),...

Syracuse-Duke Round 3 Preview: By the Numbers

Mar 14, 2019
Syracuse and Duke will meet for the 3rd time this season in the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament tonight. The teams have split the season series 1-1 thus far, each taking a game on the other’s ho...

Conference Tournament Central: March 14th

Mar 14, 2019
Wowza, what a day yesterday was. 33 games and we won 27 of them! We now sit at 110-44 overall. That’s good enough for 71%. There’s a huge slate today and I picked EVERY SINGLE ONE. Enjoy! ...

No, Clemson shouldn’t be in the NCAA tournament

Mar 13, 2019
After scoring just 16 points in the second half and losing to NC State in their first ACC Tournament game, the Clemson Tigers sit firmly on the bubble. This loss came after holding a 16-point lead at ...

Conference Tournament Central: March 13th

Mar 13, 2019
Ahhh, a new day with a CRAP LOAD of new tournaments starting today and tomorrow. We had 4 conference championships that were controllable, we went 2-2 in those games. Gonzaga getting held to 47 points...

BIG Takes: Tournament Edition

Mar 13, 2019
Purdue and Michigan State did their part in clinching a share of the Big Ten regular season championship, but now is the time where we find out who is and who isn’t made for March. Michigan State re...

Conference Tournament Central: March 12th

Mar 12, 2019
After a tough stretch, we finally got off the pine with going a p-word 2 for 2 in our champions yesterday. Wofford’s win led us to a p-word bracket for the Southern Conference. Iona’s auto...

Conference Tournament Central: March 11th

Mar 11, 2019
We suffered a few losses on the tournament champion route. To this point, we are oh-fer in champions picked. We kept up a high percentage by only dropping 3 controllable games. Overall, we sit at 60-2...

Conference Tournament Central: March 10th

Mar 10, 2019
We started hot and ended somewhat poorly. The day started at 0-3 because of poor management. We only had 6 losses in controllable games, but none was more hurtful than South Dakota State losing by 3. ...

Conference Tournament Central: March 9th

Mar 9, 2019
Well, well, well… It seems as if I’ve gone cold. I scratched and clawed to stay an even .500. I doubled my losses from the first 4 days combined. It sucks. Hopefully we can bounce back wit...

Conference Tournament Central: March 8th

Mar 8, 2019
There were 19 games in total last night. After suffering my first loss on March 6th or day 3, I was hoping for a great comeback. It went pretty well by going 14-5. That brings the overall to 32-6. I h...

Conference Tournament Central: March 7th

Mar 7, 2019
Well… The heater has ended, but to correctly pick 18 of 19 games is incredible. Let’s take a look at all the conference tournament games going on today and see how I do. Atlantic Sun Semif...

BIG Takes: Week 8 Edition

Mar 6, 2019
As if the Big Ten didn’t have enough drama throughout this season, the Big Ten regular season title will come down to the final weekend with Michigan, Michigan State and Purdue all tied for first pl...

What Happened to The Jayhawks?

Mar 6, 2019
It’s finally over. Fourteen years stopped at a screeching halt. Oh well. For the 2018-19 Kansas Jayhawks, it’s time to learn and move on. No longer at the top of the Big XII mountain, doub...

Conference Tournament Central: March 6th

Mar 6, 2019
Conference W-L Record Atlantic Sun 4-0 Big South 3-0 Horizon League 2-0 Patriot League 2-0 Overall 11-0 Through 2 days of conference play, I’m 11-0 overall. I swear I know what I’m talking...

Conference Tournament Central: March 5th

Mar 5, 2019
Hello folks, welcome back to Conference Tournament Central! I’m your host Bryce Hopwood and day 1 of conference tournament play has made me look like a genius. The Atlantic Sun conference was th...

Does the Big Ten have a Basketball Problem?

Mar 4, 2019
Purdue is going to win the Big Ten regular Season title this year… on a technicality. I am going to be rash for a minute. Purdue is making the Big Ten look much weaker than it truly is. The Big ...

Conference Tournament Central: March 4th

Mar 4, 2019
*Insert March Madness trumpets playing* Hello everyone, and welcome to Conference Tournament Central! I am your host, Bryce Hopwood, and I will be bringing you content, predictions, news, and much mor...

Nevada Faced Post-Game Drama After Loss

Mar 3, 2019
Look, we all hate losing. I will do everything in my power to try and win in a family game of Pictionary, whether that’s mouthing the word to my grandpa, or trying to make as close to a symbol a...

Put me in Buzz

Feb 28, 2019
Coach Buzz Williams posted a video today, and my god I was willing to drive to VA Tech, ready to run through a wall for that man. If you haven’t seen it yet, here it is. It’s no wonder why...

BIG Takes: Week 7 Edition

Feb 28, 2019
Tip of the hat to Michigan State this week, as they went into Ann Arbor and pulled off their most impressive win of the year. The win put the Spartans a half game ahead of Purdue and a full game ahead...

National Player of the Year: Gustafson by a Mile

Feb 28, 2019
Respect The Name I have seen plenty of articles about the National Player of the Year debate in Women’s Basketball. Many of these articles have slept on or totally missed Megan Gustafson. One of...

Badgers Lose in Double-OT… My Reaction

Feb 27, 2019
In the famous words of Drake… “I’m upset”. I’m so pissed off about that double overtime shit show I just witnessed in Bloomington, Indiana. I have seen some terribly offi...

NCAA Tournament: ACC has potential to get 9 teams in

Feb 25, 2019
March Madness is just around the corner, and the ACC is stacked as always. The league has nine teams currently in the mix for NCAA Tournament spots, three of which have a shot at a No. 1 seed. There a...

Two Prolific Players You (Maybe) Haven’t Heard Of

Feb 23, 2019
I want to start off by saying that I appreciate everyone who reads my articles and spreads the word about my writing. That’s why I’m not sure if I’m the reason to blame or if everybo...

A Student Athletes Take on Paying College Atheltes

Feb 21, 2019
Duke’s, Zion Williamson, injured himself 30 seconds into arguably the biggest college basketball rivalry in the country last night. Ticket prices were starting at $2,900 for this game and former...

Will the real Syracuse Orange please stand up?

Feb 21, 2019
After a 69-49 drubbing of No. 18 Louisville on Wednesday night, Syracuse now sits at 18-8 overall and 9-4 in ACC play. They’re also tied for fourth place in the ACC standings with Florida State, tra...

BIG Takes: Week 6 Edition

Feb 20, 2019
There was little to no drama this week in the Big Ten which sets up a wild race to the finish. Purdue, Michigan and Michigan State are tied at the top with 12-3 conference records. Maryland is a game ...

What’s wrong with the Hoosiers?

Feb 20, 2019
Whatever is ailing the Indiana basketball team, currently #12 in the Big Ten, has taken their season to its breaking point. After starting the season 12-2 and boasting strong wins over Marquette and L...

The Buzzer-Beater, Second Edition: February Blues

Feb 18, 2019
Welcome to the second edition of the sophomore year of The Buzzer-Beater, my weekly Monday column about college basketball and what’s going on around the country. This past weekend, I was in Tucson,...

Wiesy Outta Here: Hawkeyes win another Thriller

Feb 16, 2019
The Iowa Hawkeyes took the court in Piscataway, NJ tonight against Rutgers. True freshman guard, Joe Wieskamp, would play the hero on this night. This role is often filled by Jordan Bohannon, but Wies...

Locker Room Talk: Episode 3

Feb 15, 2019
The Student Union Sports podcast about nothing in particular. Hot takes, cold drinks, and trash talk is what we like best. This weeks topics include Joe Flacco, Nick Cage, and life on Mars…. Sit bac...

BIG Takes: Week 5 Edition

Feb 12, 2019
  Week in Review Tuesday night had all the madness Big Ten fans wanted. The top five teams in the league were on display, and as the standings were just a few weeks ago, Michigan and Michigan Sta...

Illinois Basketball: B1G Tournament Champions

Feb 12, 2019
Speak it into existence. Brad Underwood’s squad is trending upward, and while they sit at 9-15, an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament is up for grabs in March. The path to the madness is far f...

Wooden Award Top 20: Part 2

Feb 12, 2019
Part 1 – posted yesterday – included some big names and studs who are putting up crazy numbers. Those ballers have earned their stripes. They are insanely athletic and are having fantastic...

Spartans head to Madison: B1G Preview

Feb 11, 2019
The Michigan State Spartans travel to the Kohl Center on Wednesday to take on the 20th ranked Badgers. Michigan State is 1-3 in their last four games, snapping a 3-game losing streak last Saturday at ...

Wooden Award Top 20: Part 1

Feb 11, 2019
This is my favorite time of the year. We just had the Super Bowl signifying the end of football, which is sad. Football was my first love, BUT the Super Bowl means that we have about a month and a hal...

#SU25 Basketball: Week 16

Feb 11, 2019
The Student Union Difference: #1 team in the country from last week’s poll defeats #3 team, #1 drops in this week’s #SU25 Basketball poll! This week lacked major upsets, but since the last...

Five-Star Recruit Anthony Edwards Commits to Georgia

Feb 11, 2019
Tom Crean’s bag man is finally starting to make some moves. Anthony Edwards, a top-five player in the 2019 recruiting class, and projected top-five pick in the 2020 NBA draft, has committed to ...

Do You Know what N.E.T. Stands for?

Feb 11, 2019
NET or NCAA evaluation tool is the new RPI ranking, it will help the NCAA rank teams going into March Madness. Step 1, team value index or an algorithm that is set up to only reward teams for beating ...

Arizona Basketball is in Trouble, Again

Feb 7, 2019
The Arizona Wildcats are one of the biggest headlines in college basketball news for all the wrong reasons, again. Yesterday, Arizona placed assistant coach Mark Phelps on administrative leave and are...

Indiana vs #20 Iowa

Feb 7, 2019
What a year it has been for the Big Ten. The twenty in conference games for the Big Ten sure has a way of creating drama throughout the tail end of the season, and the upset wins for Iowa and Indiana ...

#SU25 Basketball: Week (1)5!

Feb 6, 2019
Football season is over, but there is some good news: The Patriots can’t win March Madness. But the Patriots of college basketball find themselves atop our first #SU25 rankings of the regular se...

BIG Takes: Week 4

Feb 5, 2019
Would anybody like to tell me what the heck is going to happen in this last month of the Big Ten? Just two weeks ago, it looked like a clear cut race between Michigan and Michigan State to see who wou...

The Big Ten, March Madness, and My Word

Feb 5, 2019
With Michigan and Michigan State both competing in conference play tonight, there is still some uncertainty in who will claim the Big Ten regular season Championship come early March. Both Teams stand...

Bad Beat in Norman

Feb 5, 2019
Last night some of you bettors may have fallen victim to maybe the worst bad beat of the season so far. To set the stage, Iowa State was favored on the road at Norman, from anywhere between 2.5 and 3....

ACC Corner: Week 4 Edition

Feb 4, 2019
Welcome to ACC Corner: Week 4 Edition. With some big games coming up this week, the picture became a little bit more clear in the standings. We also saw Duke blow out St. Johns in a non-conference gam...

Silvio De Sousa, Kansas Hosed by NCAA

Feb 2, 2019
Well, that’s that. Silvio De Sousa banned from the NCAA until 2020-2021. Held out for all of the 2018-19 season this point, hope remained with the Jayhawks that they might get their big back bef...

Dan’s Bedtime Thoughts: CBB Edition

Feb 1, 2019
It’s college basketball season! Yes, I know that CBB started way back in November, but now that we’re without football, I’ll officially declare it college basketball season. Let̵...

Locker Room Talk: Episode 2

Feb 1, 2019
The Student Union Sports podcast about nothing in particular. Hot takes, cold drinks, and trash talk is what we like best. This week on the Locker Room Talk podcast we are talking about anything and e...

Game Preview: Iowa vs #5 Michigan

Jan 31, 2019
Time for the Hawkeyes to Panic? Iowa has lost two straight, and the world appears to be falling apart in Iowa City because of it. Coming off of a loss to Michigan State, a team that could win it all, ...

Nebraska Basketball Falling off the Map

Jan 31, 2019
All those associated with the Nebraska basketball team hoped this was going to be the year. The year they not only made the NCAA Tournament but win their first ever tournament game.The Huskers returne...

BIG Takes: Week 3

Jan 30, 2019
Two out of the top three teams lost this week with Purdue taking control in their win against Michigan State, to send the Spartans home with their first Big Ten loss of the year. The shocker of the we...

A couple teams Vegas hasn’t picked up on yet

Jan 29, 2019
Gambling, ultimately, is finding lines that are a little wonky to you. Sometimes, it’s just a you thing. Sometimes, you are right. When you are right, you tend to pick up on trends and tendencie...

ACC Corner: Week 3 Edition

Jan 28, 2019
Welcome to ACC Corner, Week 3 edition. There wasn’t as much firepower in terms of big games, but there were some crazy finishes nonetheless. The race for the best record is heating up, as four teams...

Locker Room Talk : Episode 1

Jan 27, 2019
The Student Union Sports podcast about nothing in particular. Hot takes, cold drinks, and trash talk is what we like best. On todays episode, some of the Student Union boys (Sam Tschida, Andy Jones, A...

Ethan Happ: Mr. Triple-Double

Jan 26, 2019
Holy shit folks. I’m absolutely dumbfounded. Elation, shock, happiness. Ethan Happ just ended the game against Northwestern with 13 points, 12 boards, and 11 assists which accounts for his 2nd t...

Gonzaga Needs to Grow Up and Join a Real Conference

Jan 26, 2019
Since Mark Few took over Gonzaga’s basketball program in 1999, it’s been pure dominance in the West Coast Conference. After a 98-39 win last night over Santa Clara (yeah, that’s 59 p...

BIG Takes: Week 2

Jan 22, 2019
A new team is on top of the Big Ten standings and deservingly so. After Michigan’s loss in Madison to Wisconsin, Michigan State has taken over sole position of first place in the standings coming of...

Iowa Basketball: Midseason Review

Jan 22, 2019
SO FAR, SO GOOD. Up to this point, the Iowa men’s basketball season has been a pleasant surprise considering how they looked last year. Compared to a 14-19 record last season (4-14 record agains...

ACC Corner: Week 2 Edition

Jan 21, 2019
Welcome to ACC Corner, Week 2 edition. The week started with No. 1 Duke being knocked off at home against Syracuse but ended with a 72-70 Blue Devils win over Virginia. The loss was the Cavaliers firs...

IU/Purdue Battle for the Hoosier State

Jan 19, 2019
There is a huge showdown in West Lafayette happening today. At 2 pm the Hoosiers from Bloomington make the 2 hour drive north to face their instate rivals the Purdue Boilermakers. Let’s get a br...

Friday Fire: Hoops SZN Begins

Jan 18, 2019
January is an odd month for College sports. College Football is dead. College Basketball is basically in Mid-Season form which feels very wrong, and the Big Dance is t-minus two months away. Enough ra...

Wisconsin Basketball Mid Season Review

Jan 16, 2019
Through 17 regular season games the Wisconsin Badgers are 11-6 overall and 5-4 in Big Ten play. Their season to date has been very up and down. The Badgers enjoyed a 5-0 start before falling to #4 Vir...

BIG Takes: Week 1

Jan 16, 2019
The Big Ten is making their case for the best basketball conference, as they bragged five teams in the Monday’s  AP Top 25 poll with four more teams receiving votes. Michigan and Michigan State...

Ohio State Mid Season Review

Jan 16, 2019
The Ohio State mens basketball team is looking to continue their success from last season. The Buckeyes are off to a 12-4 start (2-3 in Big 10) and look to make some noise in the Big10 again this seas...

Big Ten: Strongest Conference in Basketball?

Jan 14, 2019
The Big Ten struggled mightily in basketball last year, fielding only four teams in the NCAA Tournament. However, it is a new year and 2019 looks to be a great one for the Big Ten. As it stands right ...

Down Goes Dook

Jan 14, 2019
You know, it may have been a rough start to the season for Syracuse fans, but all of that was forgotten when the Orange went into Cameron Indoor and punched the Dookies in the mouth. Syracuse knocked ...

ACC Corner: Week 1 Edition

Jan 14, 2019
Welcome to ACC Corner, where every week I will highlight the best players, games, and teams of the week in college basketball’s best conference. It will also preview the matchups to watch in the com...

CBB Mideason Conference Power Rankings

Jan 13, 2019
About halfway through the season with conference play in full swing, teams and conferences have begun to separate themselves from the pack. Some have made a real argument to be no. 1, whereas others h...

Tennessee: Title Bound?

Jan 13, 2019
For those of you who haven’t been tuned in to college basketball all year, this may come as a big surprise to you, but Tennessee is showing the country that it might have a say in who the best t...

The Italian Stallion Rides Again

Jan 11, 2019
Last night in a complete shut down of conference foe Rice, Giovanni De Nicolao of UTSA put on a clinic. Going for 19 points, 3-6 around the arc and getting the Runners the ball back a whopping five ti...

Zion Williamson: The Next Generational Superstar

Jan 10, 2019
Let me be the first to say that I am not an expert on the intangibles of what makes a college basketball player NBA-ready. But, many of those who are have Duke forward Zion Williamson at the top of th...

Purdue Basketball Mid Season Review

Jan 10, 2019
College football is officially over and it’s time for everyone to turn their attention to the rest of the college basketball season. We’re officially at the halfway point and conference pl...

Student Union Roundtable: What to Watch For

Dec 21, 2018
Alright guys, it was bound to happen eventually. Doug and I finally missed a weekend roundtable and for that, we sincerely apologize. However, we are back this week and there’s an excellent slate of...

Student Union Roundtable: What to Watch For

Dec 7, 2018
Conference season is officially underway now that it begins in early December. However, more non-conference games are set to be played this weekend and, of course, we get treated to numerous top-25 ma...

Student Union Sports – More Than a Sports Website

Dec 7, 2018
In April 2017, I started “The Johnny Rambos Podcast”, which can be found on SoundClound & Itunes. It was always a dream of mine to talk about sports for a living and maybe make some mo...

Student Union Roundtable: What to Watch For

Nov 30, 2018
To be frank, the past week is always one of my favorite weeks of the College Basketball year. Yes, I hype the Big Ten/ACC Challenge up that much and it did not disappoint. Although games like Duke vs....

ACC-Big Ten Challenge Preview

Nov 26, 2018
Beginning on Monday, the 20th annual ACC-Big Ten Challenge will kick off, with fourteen matchups slated through Wednesday on ESPN. The ACC has won the past two challenges by a combined 20-8, but as us...

Rough Weekend for Syracuse Fans

Nov 18, 2018
This weekend was supposed to be a Syracuse fan’s ultimate dream. Three games between the men’s basketball team and the football team would be held in New York City. The men’s basketball team...

Student Union Roundtable: What to Watch For

Nov 16, 2018
It’s a great time of the year for sports fans, with football nearing the playoffs, bowl season, and college basketball starting up again. Also starting up along with hoops season is Student Union...

2018-19 CBB B1G Preview

Nov 7, 2018
Welcome back to the start of the College Basketball season. Such a glorious time for all basketball fans to come together and watch some great athletes compete every night. Unless, unfortunately, you ...

Exhibition Breakdown: Kansas Jayhawks

Nov 6, 2018
The Kansas Jayhawks have just completed their preseason action with large margin victories over Emporia State and Washburn. Throughout the two games, I saw some really good and some not so good. What ...

#SU25 Basketball: Preseason

Nov 6, 2018
It’s that time of the year again! The college basketball season tips off tonight with the Champions Classic taking place in Indianapolis. The Kansas Jayhawks take on the Michigan State Spartans,...

2018-2019 South Carolina Basketball Preview

Nov 6, 2018
After a Final Four appearance in 2017, the Gamecocks struggled last year to reach a 17-16 record. They finished 11th in the SEC and missed out on a postseason berth during an overall disappointing cam...

Four things to watch for Champions Classic

Nov 5, 2018
Tomorrow, college basketball is officially, all the way back. As has happened for the last few seasons, the season kicks off with The Champions Classic, which is a blue blood playground. Michigan Stat...

LBJ is out of line for calling out Jimmy B

Oct 24, 2018
Lebron James is the best basketball player of all-time to not go to college. And I’m one of the biggest Lebron fans on the planet. But this afternoon, he went too far. For some context, Darius Bazel...

The Drake Curse: A Timeline

Oct 9, 2018
The Kardashians and Jenners have ruined numerous athletes careers by dating them in the past. The Kendall Jenner Curse is the most recent of a long stint of bad sports curses. We all remember Jessica ...

The Cup Check 9/7: Presented by Student Union Sports

Sep 7, 2018
On todays episode of the cup check, the boys prepare for the weekend of football with some questionable topics…. Today we are trying to understand the mind of Le’Veon Bell, get to the bott...

The 20 Greatest voices in Sports

Aug 30, 2018
This article takes a look into the best voices in sports, not just broadcasters and commentators, but the personalities that make your overall sports experiences more enjoyable. 20. Dick Vitale –...

RIP to the RPI Metric

Aug 27, 2018
I know it is football SZN and everybody is excited for that, but the NCAA has announced that college basketball will no longer use the RPI metric. The metric has been used to help decide tournament te...

The SU Podcast: Hype SZN ft. Fur

Aug 24, 2018
The Student Union Sports Podcast offers you an inside look at college sports from the perspective of actual college students while also highlighting our talented student writers. Today’s show includ...

Could Zion Williamson be a two sport athlete?

Aug 4, 2018
Everyone is freaking out about Zion Williamson being 285 pounds. This happened early this week when Duke listed their 2018-2019 roster. I love this;  basketball experts are thinking he is too heavy t...

Kansas subpoenaed — What does it mean?

Jul 11, 2018
Yahoo Sports — The University of Kansas tacitly acknowledged that it has been subpoenaed by the federal government in the ongoing federal basketball investigation, according to a recent response to ...

Keeping Up with the Rivers

Jun 27, 2018
Some drama series’s write themselves and don’t require the fake excitement for television purposes. The Rivers Family drama is one that absolutely is real and happening from a sports fan&#...

Lonnie Walker Loves Hitler

Jun 24, 2018
Lonnie Walker, the freshman phenom from Miami was drafted in Thursday night’s NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs with the 18th overall selection. Numerous draft analysts called this the steal of...

Why hasn’t SlamBall blown up yet?

Jun 24, 2018
For those of you who don’t know, SlamBall is a sport which has been described as football and basketball combined into one. SlamBall is the sport with trampolines, dunking and big hits. Most spo...

Woj uses his thesaurus to dominate Draft Night

Jun 22, 2018
The best part of every NBA draft is the leaked picks on Twitter. Before every pick officially leaves Adam Silver’s kinda creepy looking lips, the NBA world is already aware of who is going where...

2018 Draft Class Making Shoe Deals a Big Deal

Jun 22, 2018
Today is the day. Draft day. For 60 of the world’s brightest young stars, this is the night that will change their lives forever. The NBA provides its family with countless opportunities and res...

The greatest red headed basketball players of all time

Jun 21, 2018
The 2018 NBA Draft is tonight and with a few gingers in the running, it made me start to wonder who the greatest red-headed basketball players of all time were. So here is a list perfectly compiled of...

The Kevin Knox anxiety attack

Jun 20, 2018
During the NBA combine an executive from a team asked Kevin Knox if he had a child, which Knox politely answered “no.” Then the executives kept pressing him, saying that they had learned h...

Campus Cover 32: NBA draft special and other stuff

Jun 19, 2018
Welcome to the Campus Cover, a gambling (~kinda~) podcast that uses that as the main point to talk about everything in sports. Hosted by PJ Guippone and (@pjguip1) and Cody Goggin (@CodyGoggin), we ta...

Kansas Jayhawks 2018-2019 potential lineups

Jun 18, 2018
The Jayhawks have a DEEP team this year. They have so many different ways they can throw out a lineup. What we’re going to look at is what lineups the Jayhawks can and should use this coming season ...

Marvin Bagley is my new favorite player

Jun 15, 2018
Draft day is under a week away and the best young players in the nation are anxiously awaiting the lips on Adam Silver’s phallic head to utter the words “And with the _____ pick in the NBA...

NBA draft prospects as songs from “ye”

Jun 12, 2018
On the first day of this wonderful month of June, Kanye West released his highly anticipated album, which he named “ye.” It was greeted with extremely mixed opinions, with even some of the...

LeBron James and HBO Announce New NCAA Documentary

Jun 11, 2018
LeBron James, coming off yet another NBA Finals loss, has switched teams again, this time partnering with HBO to bring a new student-athlete focused NCAA documentary to the network this fall. Typical ...

A case for Bamba at number one

Jun 11, 2018
People have been asking me a lot recently about what I like to do for fun. “What are your hobbies?” they ask me, expecting a normal response of something like “Oh I love riding my bi...

The Kendall Jenner Basketball Curse

May 30, 2018
With the recent news that Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons are dating, I thought to myself how bad of a move it must be to date anyone who has ever appeared on the television show Keeping up with the Ka...

Tinder Coaches: #2

May 22, 2018
Dabo, 48 Clemson  Bio: “Thank god for puberty… and Deshaun Watson” Spotify Anthem: Forever and Ever, Amen – Randy Travis Thank god for Deshaun Watson is right, Clemson has bec...

Where Are They Now: Aaron Craft

May 21, 2018
When the word “grit” is mentioned, what do most people think of? Do they have thoughts of Saints fullback John Kuhn, leading the way for an electrifying Saints running game? Do they think of Matth...

Lottery mock 1.0 on day one of the combine

May 17, 2018
The NBA Draft order is set after the results of the Lottery were revealed. For the second half of this week, the draft combine is taking place, which accomplishes 3 main things for me. One is this, by...

The Ramblers hit the diamond

Apr 11, 2018
Today, Wrigley Field was filled with champions as the 2015 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs invited the 2018 South Regional Champion Loyola-Chicago Ramblers to their home ballpark. Loyola, who made ...

DeVry vs Troy State

Apr 10, 2018
I’ve been working on this article for a while, and while college basketball is over and done with for the season, I still think this is one of the more interesting and intriguing games played in...

Wiscansin is about to win all of the Natty’s

Apr 9, 2018
“We Can’t Believe It Either” I was only 9 when the song “I Can’t Believe It” by T-Pain came out. My old iPod Nano would play the song and I’d be bobbing my he...

Woman Crush Wednesday — Villanova Flute Girl

Apr 3, 2018
Sister Jean aside, I wanna take a second to talk about the most meaningful and awesome moment that came out of an otherwise boring as hell National Championship game between Michigan and Villanova. Th...

Kansas State’s Amaad Wainright arrested

Apr 3, 2018
Kansas State university has indefinitely suspended Junior guard Amaad Wainright for a violation of the athletic department’s policy, presumably the part where it says “don’t get arre...

1 v 1 game of Final Four heroes

Apr 3, 2018
For those of you that were not too deeply involved with baseball season yet or didn’t get lost down the Tiger rabbit hole in preparation for the Masters this weekend, I’m assuming you were...

How We Got Here

Apr 3, 2018
Another season of men’s hoops has come and gone, and as we sit here watching Villanova celebrate their second National Championship in three years, let’s take a look at the building blocks...

Jay Wright has created a powerhouse like no other

Apr 3, 2018
Now about twelve hours removed from Villanova’s second national championship in three years, it is clear this victory is bigger than this season. Of course, the Wildcats absolutely waltzed to th...

Villanova’s Best Pro Ever

Apr 3, 2018
Following Villanova’s second title in three years, I will take a look at the best pro player to ever come out of Villanova, Kyle Lowry. This opinion comes straight from Student Union’s residen...

Recruiting Crystal Ball: Romeo Langford

Apr 2, 2018
With the college basketball season wrapping up, we begin to look towards next season. One of the best parts of the offseason is learning all the new faces joining your team, whether they be transfers ...

Closing the Book on Loyola’s Cinderella Run

Mar 31, 2018
In one of the best Cinderella runs ever, the Loyola Chicago Ramblers took down everyone in their path to make it all the way to the Final Four in San Antonio. At the end of the first half, it looked a...

Sister Jean vs. El Presidente

Mar 31, 2018
Saturday Night. Final Four. Loyola-Chicago vs. Michigan in what should be a battle for the ages… Or an absolute blowout depending on how much you buy into this Ramblers team. But let’s be ...

March Madness: Review, Preview, and Predictions

Mar 30, 2018
Wow. If you didn’t know why they call it “March Madness”, what has happened over the last two weeks is all you need to see. I will try to recap all the madness that has happened, giv...

The NIT Championship: The Battle for 69th Place

Mar 29, 2018
Tonight, Utah and Penn St square off in the NIT championship to battle for the title of 69th place… nice.  Winning the NIT Championship should feel NICE and the victor should hold a special place i...

Campus Cover 27: Mean Sister Jean

Mar 27, 2018
The Campus Cover is a podcast hosted by PJ Guippone (@pjguip1) and Cody Goggin (@CodyGoggin) that revolves around college sports with a gambling twist. The boys have fun under the cover and talk about...

Loyola Chicago: The Cinderella We Need

Mar 27, 2018
An 11 seed in the Final Four. I can’t remember a Cinderella story this good since Ron Baker took #9 Wichita State to the Final Four in 2013. In this years tournament there have been no shortage of u...

Gonzaga Invited to Join the Mountain West

Mar 25, 2018
LOS ANGELES:  In approximately two weeks the University of Gonzaga will have the chance to become the 12th member of the Mountain West conference. Rumors surrounding Gonzaga’s potential move to...

Purdue… Just not Elite

Mar 24, 2018
Friday night, the Boilermakers watched the Red Raiders of Texas Tech end their season in heartbreaking fashion as Purdue yet again saw their year come to a disappointing conclusion, this time in the S...

College Coaching Carousel: Dan Hurley to UConn

Mar 24, 2018
For many, March is a month of basketball madness where anything can happen. I mean Virginia did lose to a school no one heard of until a month ago in UMBC. However, this time around I’m not talk...

Remember that time Nevada didn’t foul?

Mar 23, 2018
There are certain things in sports that just do not need to be over thought. If your best hitter is at the plate, don’t play percentages and use a pinch hitter. If it’s 4th and 1 on your o...

Is Sister Jean rooting for Nevada tonight?

Mar 22, 2018
Since Loyola-Chicago took the floor last weekend, there has been an equal amount of camera time on the team and a woman who can not really stand on her own or even celebrate like a normal sports fan. ...

No Mid-Majors. No Fun.

Mar 22, 2018
Yes, this article was written a few days ago and it’s not necessarily breaking news any more. But it took me a full day to analyze this because I really wanted to see if Fox Sports’ Jason ...

Campus Cover 026: Sweet Sixteen

Mar 20, 2018
The Campus Cover (@TheCampusCover) is your primary source of college betting action. Hosted by PJ Guippone (@pjguip1) and Cody Goggin (@CodyGoggin), this podcast will give you picks of the week and pr...

Why I Love/Hate Sports Betting…

Mar 18, 2018
So, March Madness is now in full swing. Sister Jean is carrying a team on her back, Nova looks like a lock for the Natty, and UVA has made history by blowing it. Now, I know what you’re thinking...

BREAKING (Literally): Isaac Haas’s Elbow

Mar 16, 2018
Purdue was riding high following a dominant 74-48 victory over Cal-State Fullerton, but their championship hopes were quickly crushed as they learned the fate of star big man Isaac Haas. Haas, a 7R...

UMBC Wins on the Court and on Twitter

Mar 16, 2018
The University of Maryland Baltimore County, better known as UMBC, made history Friday night, becoming the first 16-seed to win an NCAA Tournament game, defeating Virginia 74-54. While the Retrievers ...