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...

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...

Super Saturday at the Garden

Jan 24, 2019
The B1G will be taking over Madison Square Garden for a Super Saturday basketball-hockey doubleheader. At noon EST, Maryland and Illinois will tip off at center court to open the day. The primetime ev...

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...

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...

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...

Selection Sunday Drinking Game

Mar 11, 2018
Let’s be honest: nothing goes together better then drinking and sports. So in preparation for the biggest sporting event of the year, why would we not make it even more enjoyable by making it in...

Who’s In and Who’s Out?

Mar 11, 2018
With all the craziness surrounding college basketball these last few weeks, it has been hard to follow what has been going on with every team and every conference that has March aspirations. Every day...

Rutgers Reconfirms I Am The Smartest Person I Know

Mar 2, 2018
November 10, 2017: I inform the world that Rutgers will be a dominant force in basketball this season. People thought it was an outlandish joke simply to support my Knights. If you read the article th...

The Underdogs of College Basketball: Texas Tech

Feb 27, 2018
The Texas Tech Men’s Basketball team kicked off the season starting 6-0. After their first loss first to Seton Hall, the Red Raiders shocked the nation to then go 14-1, the best starting record ...

Best Power Five Basketball Programs of All Time

Feb 26, 2018
The Kansas Jayhawks have just made history, by winning 14 straight Big 12 conference championships, overcoming UCLA’s 1967-1969 streak that made history and seemed unbeatable, until Saturday, Fe...

The Buzzer-Beater, Third Edition: Who Do You Trust?

Feb 19, 2018
Welcome to the third edition of The Buzzer-Beater, my weekly Monday column about college basketball and what’s going on around the country. This week’s column comes to you from beautiful Hattiesb...

Dear Joey Freshwater: Volume IV

Feb 18, 2018
Another late week, for which we apologize. I’m in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for Alabama softball’s appearance in the Black and Gold Tournament at Southern Miss. My travels did, however, r...

Arizona State vs. Arizona Men’s Basketball Preview

Feb 15, 2018
Bobby Hurley and his Sun Devils are looking for revenge against Sean Miller’s Wildcats. The Wildcats beat the Sun Devils in the first game of conference play over 6 weeks ago. This time, the Wildcat...

Life on the Bubble

Feb 13, 2018
I’m not sure about you all, but I think this college basketball season is going by  too fast. Part of that may be that the upsets started early and happened often and all the changes in the pol...

Why This is Cincinnati’s Year

Jan 31, 2018
To outside viewers, seeing the Cincinnati Bearcats in the top 10 brings up two things: 1) memories of the old Huggins teams that were consistently ranked in the late 90’s and early 2000’s ...

Who’s going to win the Big 12?

Jan 29, 2018
We’re approximately halfway through the NCAA regular season and most Power 5 conferences look like they have a solid projected regular season champion. For instance, Virginia is looking like the fav...

Dear Joey Freshwater: Volume I

Jan 26, 2018
For most of the editions of The Hangover that I published during football season, a mysterious figure named Joey Freshwater, a Crimson Tide fan from Eutaw, Alabama, provided his commentary on that wee...

College Basketball Pull-Up 3: 1/26/2018

Jan 26, 2018
Season Record: 15-11-1 Buffalo (-7.5) @ Ohio 6:30 pm EST CJ Massinburg and the Buffalo Bulls roll into the Convocation Center for a MAC battle tonight against Ohio.  A tale of two programs going in d...

College Basketball Pull-Up 3 1/25/2018

Jan 25, 2018
Season Record: 14-9-1 The Pull-Up 3 is a daily blog of 3 college basketball games that I believe you could exploit and make some cash on. Check in every day for your picks of the day’s best college ...

Tennessee Set to Face Cuonzo Martin, Mizzou

Jan 17, 2018
Number 21 Tennessee rolls into Columbia, Missouri riding a three-game win streak. Two weeks ago, however, Vol fans may have been wondering what happened to the team they were so fond of before confer...

Let’s Give Some Love to the Little Guy

Jan 12, 2018
This season seems like it is being dominated by standout freshman and stars in the power conferences. The likes of Trae Young, Marvin Bagley, and DeAndre Ayton have been in the headlines with MVP perf...

Vols Look to Bounce Back Against Kentucky

Jan 6, 2018
Tennessee (9-4, 0-2 SEC) has a chance to stop the bleeding Saturday night as the Vols host 17th-ranked Kentucky (12-2, 2-0 SEC). Vols fans may be ready to pull the plug on a promising season after a ...

Let’s Talk About The AP Poll

Dec 20, 2017
In case you were unaware, I have been involved in the “War on the AP Poll” for about a year now. Every week during basketball season I post an article titled Cracking the Code that talks a...

College Basketball Pull-Up 3: 12/12/2017

Dec 12, 2017
The Pull-Up 3 is a daily blog of 3 college basketball games that I believe you could exploit and make some cash on. Check in every day for your picks of the day’s best college hoops action.  Season...

College Basketball Pull-Up 3: 12/3/2017

Dec 3, 2017
The Pull-Up 3 is a daily blog of 3 college basketball games that I believe you could exploit and make some cash on. Check in every day for your picks of the day’s best college hoops action.  Season...

College Basketball Pull-Up 3: 11/29/2017

Nov 29, 2017
The Pull-Up 3 is a daily blog of 3 college basketball games that I believe you could exploit and make some cash on. Check in every day for your picks of the day’s best college hoops action.  Season...

Cracking the Code: AP Poll Week 2

Nov 27, 2017
All data in this article is borrowed from collegepolltracker.com Welcome back for the 2017-2018 edition of Cracking the Code! Here’s a little background on the article (or to my loyal followers, a r...

Alabama Almost Beats Minnesota With Only 3 Players

Nov 25, 2017
In a matchup of top 25 hoops teams, Alabama found themselves in a precarious situation today. With about 13:40 left on the clock in the second half and Alabama just trimming the lead to seven, the who...

College Basketball Pull-Up 3: 11/22/2017

Nov 22, 2017
The Pull Up 3 is a daily blog of 3 college basketball games that I believe you could exploit and make some cash on. Check in every day for your picks of the day’s best college hoops action.  Season...

College Basketball Pull-Up 3: 11/21/2017

Nov 21, 2017
The Pull Up 3 is a daily blog of 3 college basketball games that I believe you could exploit and make some cash on. Check in every day for your picks of the day’s best college hoops action.  Season...

UNC Looks to Repeat Amid Frontcourt Concerns

Nov 9, 2017
It was expected that this season for the Tar Heels would turn out much like 2006 and 2010 in that it would be a rebuilding year. After back-to-back title game appearances and being crowned last year&#...

Marvin Bagley III just turned the nation on its head

Aug 15, 2017
At this point, the nation is used to certain schools having recruiting classes that are offensive. Duke is one of those schools, and this season they outdid themselves. Late last night, Marvin Bagley ...

PAC-12 Fanboy: Oregon

Mar 27, 2017
    What is up with this tournament, to be honest, I don’t know. So as I am the resident Pac-12 fanboy on this site (Bill Walton is my God), I figure to tell you WHY you should root fo...

UNC Sweet Sixteen Preview

Mar 24, 2017
  After barely getting by the Razorbacks of Arkansas in the Round of 32, the Tar Heels head to Memphis for the Sweet Sixteen, just two games away from another Final Four berth. First though, they...

Tennessee: Upset Capital of the World?

Mar 15, 2017
While the pride and joy of the state Volunteers are not in the field of 68, there are three other teams representing the Volunteer State proudly in the Big Dance. None of these three teams are the hig...

Year of the Repeat?

Mar 14, 2017
Not since Billy Donovan and the Florida Gators ten years ago has anyone repeated as NCAA champion. I think that could change this year with Jay Wright and the Villanova Wildcats. Now it won’t be eas...

Cracking the Poll: AP Poll Week 17

Mar 1, 2017
All data in this article is borrowed from collegepolltracker.com   To many people, the AP Poll is the definitive answer to who the best teams in college sports are. They also see the small little...

ACC Weekly Roundup: February 20th

Feb 20, 2017
This was quite the week in the best conference in college basketball. First off, RIP to Buzz Williams’ shirt. The most surprising news came when Mark Gottfried became Mark Got-fired after a 24-p...

Cracking the Code: AP Poll Week 15

Feb 14, 2017
All data in this article is borrowed from collegepolltracker.com   To many people, the AP Poll is the definitive answer to who the best teams in college sports are. They also see the small little...

Big 12 Weekly Shootout: February 13

Feb 13, 2017
Hey guys, this is the first article of the new series I’m starting up. Friends Cody Goggin and Frank Fanelli already do weekly articles about ACC and Big Ten basketball, respectively, so I now a...

ACC Weekly Roundup: February 13th

Feb 12, 2017
The Top 5 1. North Carolina 21-5 (9-3) Thought for sure that this would be the week I’d knock Carolina down, but still not so. Falling in a close game on the road against Duke doesn’t change my op...

Cracking the Code: AP Poll Week 14

Feb 7, 2017
All data in this article is borrowed from collegepolltracker.com   To many people, the AP Poll is the definitive answer to who the best teams in college sports are. They also see the small little...

Locks of the Week- February 4th

Feb 4, 2017
  Record to Date: 9-6 After a very rough week last week, I’ll be looking to get back on track as we head towards tourney time.   Georgia Tech (+9.5) at Wake Forest On paper these teams hav...

ACC Weekly Roundup: January 30th

Jan 30, 2017
The Top 5 North Carolina (LW:1) 19-4 (7-2) This feels so wrong and I’ll probably get accused of playing favorites for doing this, but I don’t care if you like it or not. Miami is a tough place to ...

Locks of Week: January 28th

Jan 28, 2017
  Year-To-Date: 8-2   #17 Duke (-4) at Wake Forest For the second week in a row, it pains me to say as a UNC fan, I must take Duke. You hear what Coach K is doing? Taking away their locker r...

Best Rivalries in College Basketball

Jan 26, 2017
  Rivalries and college basketball go together like Natty’s and frat parties. There is no denying that any rivalry game, no matter how big or small the teams are, always brings out the best...

ACC Weekly Roundup: January 23rd

Jan 23, 2017
The Top 5 North Carolina (LW:1) 18-3 (6-1) The Tar Heels will likely remain atop this list for the next few weeks, barring a major upset. They don’t play another ranked team until February 3rd. This...

Transfers: The New One and Done

Jan 20, 2017
  The college sports transfer. A phrase that brings up much controversy to college sport fans everywhere due to the rules surrounding them. When players are forced to sit out a year after transfe...

ACC Weekly Roundup (January 16th)

Jan 16, 2017
The Top 5 North Carolina: 16-3 (4-1) Despite a random stinker against Georgia Tech, I believe UNC is the team to beat in the ACC right now (until Duke gets going at least). The Heels were able to pull...

Mid-Season Conference Report

Jan 11, 2017
Welcome. Now that football season is over, a lot of fans will be turning their full attention to the college basketball season. The problem is, they’ve already missed out on half the season or h...

Future Bracket Busters

Nov 23, 2016
Every year in March, some team you’ve never heard of will end up busting your bracket. That is why I plan on keeping you updated throughout the year on what teams are good among the mid-majors and p...

ACC Power Rankings

Nov 23, 2016
This year’s ACC is definitely the best conference in college basketball, and it may be the deepest as well. Through the first week in the season we’ve learned a little about some teams and nothing...