Thirty seconds into the biggest game of his season, Zion Williamson sprained his knee. Williamson, in case you haven’t heard, is the most-hyped college basketball player in decades, for good reason. He has, in many cases, accurately drawn comparisons to Continue reading Zion’s blowout; Zion’s decision: How one night in Durham could change everything
Here’s a little known fact. When Andy Williams sang “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” he was not actually referring to Christmastime. He was referring to March Madness and the NCAA Tournament. After all, it makes perfect sense. Continue reading The beauty of calling upsets in March
I was rummaging through a friend’s old Playboy collection recently (no, we weren’t in his tree house) when I stumbled upon one of their college basketball preview editions. I asked if I could borrow the magazine for a “Where Are Continue reading A look back at Playboy’s 2007 College Basketball Season Preview
I heard a great point the other day. I wish I could remember who brought it up first. My apologies to whomever it was but please allow me to build upon that premise.
Since I subscribe to various, sports-related e-mail groups, including University of Florida basketball, I recently discovered that Erving Walker, the diminutive point guard from Brooklyn, New York, became the Gators’ all-time assist leader, breaking Ronnie Montgomery’s previous record of 503.
As I sat there watching North Carolina and Michigan State honor our nation’s veterans in the Carrier Classic, with both schools playing the first ever organized game, aboard the USS Carl Vinson on a picturesque, California evening, I soon discovered Continue reading A tale of two basketballs and a season without: A pictorial
“I see you drivin’ ‘round town with the girl I love, and I’m like….” -Cee Lo Green
March Madness and the NCAA playoff format not as fair as one might think Continue reading March Madness hindsight: How could I have been so blind?
Rivalries are not born overnight. They must be genuine and not artificially created. The greatest historical, sports rivalries like Red Sox/Yankees, Ohio State/Michigan and Duke/North Carolina are built upon decades of competition and hatred. Memorable victories and devastating losses. Continue reading Sox-Rays: A Blossoming Rivarly