Another Huge Night For College Basketball's Big Men

All four of these highly regarded young big men ( from l to r: Georgetown freshman Greg Monroe, Oklahoma sophomore Blake Grffin, Louisville freshman Samardo Samuels, and Pitt sophomore DeJuan Blair » 11/23/08 11:00am 11/23/08 11:00am) led their respective teams to wins in last night's college basketball action. Continue after the jump for the recaps. • …

Duke Beats Michigan, Coaches Take On Cancer

Coach K and the Blues Devils took home the title in the 2K Sports Classic at Madison Square Garden. Duke was able to easily defeat Michigan 71-56, despite a 25 point performance by the Wolvernines' Manny Harris. The Blue Devils won all four of their games in the 2K Sports Classic by an average of 28.5 points, which… » 11/22/08 11:00am 11/22/08 11:00am

Second Verse, Same As The First

Just like Friday's slate of game » 11/16/08 11:00am 11/16/08 11:00am, Saturday's left a lot to be desired in the way of "compelling storylines" or "competitiveness". (At least last night featured scrub teams with somewhat recognizable names.) In fact, of the six games to include top 25 teams, the closest contest was a 15-point win for your numero uno…

Scrubs Die First!

There's nothing more hilarious than these first few weekends of college basketball, when the proven stalwarts of the league get their toes wet and warm up those endorphins by taking on schools that no one outside of a 5-mile radius of the campus have ever heard of before. Stetson? Check. Farleigh Dickinson? Whatever… » 11/15/08 11:00am 11/15/08 11:00am

The Freshman Fifteen

When this season began just four short months ago, all we heard was freshman-this, and freshman-that. Freshmen were supposed to carry several teams to the promised land. Some of them actually have performed at a level that justified the hype. Others started strong and then faded a bit down the stretch. Yet a third… » 3/10/08 10:00am 3/10/08 10:00am

Georgetown-Marquette Eventually Reaches Exciting Conclusion

I remember seeing who won this Georgetown-Marquette game on TV, but I don't really recall who it was, and more to the point, that's not important right now. While this clip of the final 40 seconds is mind-fondling thrilling, notice how long the clip actually is. Ten minutes long. We were so fortunate that this drawn… » 3/02/08 11:10am 3/02/08 11:10am