College Basketball

Is Carolina BB now the Tarnished Heels?

It was another college scandal being looked at by ESPN’s watch-dog show “Outside the Lines.” This time it had a different twist. Academic fraud. Kids receiving credit for courses they didn’t take. If the name came from a list of…

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Marist should focus on Skinner

By Mark Blaudschun I know this is a tired theme, but sometimes persistence pays off. Marist is looking for a new basketball coach to replace Jeff Bower, who left after one season to become the general manager of the Detroit…

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College basketball’s “off” season

You probably thought the college basketball season was over following UConn’s sweep of the men’s and women’s national championship games. Guess again. Now we are in the process of recruiting, transferring and assorted other off the court issues which are…

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Anderson leaving, Spinelli coming to BC?

Things are starting to move again on the Boston College basketball scene. As expected, junior forward Ryan Anderson has decided to transfer–he announced the move on his twitter account Monday evening. The question now is where will Anderson finish his…

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Tales of COACH Cal

I like John Calipari. Always have, although we’ve had our moments. I also think Coach Cal is every bit as good as a game coach as he is a recruiter. He again showed that ability on Saturday night when he…

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Final Four down to Final 2

thOK. We’ve reached the final weekend.
1. UConn vs. Florida–UConn won a regular season game against the Gators in Storrs, but the Gators were shorthanded. UConn is better now than it was in December, but so are the Gators
Pick: Florida
1. Kentucky vs. Wisconsin–Wisconsin is solid and steady and a pain in the butt to deal with. Kentucky has gone through a mine field as Coach Cal–Wichita State, Louisville, Michigan–without stepping on any mines. That journey continues.
Pick: Kentucky.

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