Jay Bilas was a beast in high school. The ESPN college basketball analyst was a double-double machine and became one the nation’s most sought-after recruits as a senior at Rolling Hills High School in California.
Yes, we all know that the likes of Kentucky, Wisconsin and Duke are among the heavy favorites to grab top seeds in the NCAA tournament and advance to the Final Four.
Duke and Coach K haters must have had a rough week. Following the 35th-year head coach’s 1,000th career victory last Sunday and the Blue Devils’ huge win at Virginia on Saturday, the love for Division-I’s second-longest tenured coach was maybe at an all-time high during the regular season.
Can a basketball player’s name impact whether or not he is recruited, added to the Wooden Watch, or tabbed for All-American status? Probably not but more eccentric, slippery and bad ass names can oftentimes provide more eyeballs and, as a result, potentially more opportunities to prove yourself.
For some teams an NCAA Tournament appearance is everything and for others it means nothing without at least one victory, Sweet 16, Final Four or even a national title. With 351 programs set to kick off the 2014-15 college hoops season this week, all of them expect to receive a ticket to the Dance, regardless
The burn of demoralizing March Madness losses will never cease, but at least you have another season of college hoops to help temporarily curb that anguish, that is until it hits you again next March. With 300-plus teams set to open their 2014-15 seasons with exhibition games in the next two weeks, USA Today has
A couple of North Carolina fans decided to crash Duke’s game against Gardner-Webb at Cameron Indoor last night, and it would appear their reason for being in attendance was simply to troll Blue Devils fans. The UNC fans brought “Free PJ” signs in support of the Tar Heels’ indefinitely suspended star, PJ Hairston. Obviously, the
HS Senior Shaquille Johnson has built a big reputation on the interwebs and AAU circuit because of the bunnies showcased in this video leaked to YouTube yesterday: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMc1Gs_i6K4&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Who knows if he can make a jump shot, but to be honest, I don’t care. He will Fathead-ize opponents and be a regular contributor to SC
DJ Steve Porter and the 2011-12 Duke basketball teamed up for an absolutely horrifying music video in order to show they are “worldwide.” I could go on for hours about the things I dislike about Duke, but this video seems to be doing that for me. Truly, the death of auto-tune. [youtube width=”640″ height=”390″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNTM828S8ck[/youtube] via
Blue Devil graduate and national champion Kyle Singler “gets buckets” on the campus of Duke University. I thought I was going to dislike this (as I did the last 2,000 trick shot videos), but this was pretty great. It also appears that Kyle has a pretty good sense of humor. via The Big lead
Nolan Smith sent Tim Hardaway Jr. flying after a crossover which would have made Tim Hardaway Sr. proud. You would think that the Jr. Hardaway would have been more prepared having one of the best as his tutor, but it happens to the best of us. Nolan Smith capped it off by nailing the jumper