1. Six Coaches Feeling the Wrath: 2010-11 College Hoops Hot Seat Watch

    1. Mick Cronin, Cincinnati Record at School: (61-68) Cronin, a Cincinnati native and UC grad, has been on the hot seat for some time...

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  2. Michael Heisley's Cheapness Strikes Again

    In 2009, SI.com named Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley the third worst owner in the NBA. His crimes? Trading away the greatest player this woebegone franchise has ever known in Pau Gasol, ...

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  3. Cleveland, You Did It To Yourselves

    Like millions of sports fans around the country Thursday, I watched "The Decision", an hour-long lovefest at all things Lebron James and more importantly, a chance for a nation to witness ...

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  4. Flameouts And Questionable Decisions For C-USA Basketball

    On the final episode of my radio show for the school year, we decided to invite the president of the NPHC organization on campus...

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  5. What Lesson Can the Lady Bucs Teach LeBron?

    On my radio show back in March, I asked former CBU women's basketball coach Scott Groniger a question about the comeback the Lady Bucs made against nationally-ranked Arkansas Tech...

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  6. Anatomy of a Bust: The JaMarcus Russell Saga

    For 16 years, I have been a fan of LSU football, mainly because as a boy, I would pick up LSU games on my old Radio Shack transistor radio from WWL in New Orleans...

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  7. Atlanta Hawks' Mike Woodson: How One Game Changes Your Perception

    I’m a firm believer in giving people chances. When Ty Willingham was feeling the heat at Notre Dame, I gave him the benefit of the doubt. I felt that once he got players who fit his system maybe the Irish would be back in contention...

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  8. Greatest Basketball Programs of the South: No. 21 Florida State Seminoles

    Florida State Seminoles Location: Tallahassee, Florida Nickname: Seminoles Reason For Nickname: The Seminole tribes in the state of Florida Colors: Garnet and Gold Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference Arena: Donald L...

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  9. Dana Altman Is the Best Oregon Can Do

    As a guy who always admired the Missouri Valley Conference in basketball, Dana Altman was always one of my favorite coaches...

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  10. The Downfall of Dino Gaudio

    Prior to our broadcast Wednesday afternoon, another job opening popped up in the unlikeliest of places. Winston-Salem, North Carolina...

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  11. Another Group Of Bulldogs Has The Nation's Attention

    In 1999, as a 13 year-old recovering from an ankle injury, I watched my very first NCAA Tournament without my grandmother, who had died the previous October. Back then, John Calipari was coaching the New Jersey Nets...

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  12. Another Group of Butler Bulldogs Has the Nation's Attention

    In 1999, as a 13 year-old recovering from an ankle injury, I watched my very first NCAA Tournament without my grandmother, who died the previous October. Back then, John Calipari was coaching the New Jersey Nets...

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  13. Greatest Basketball Programs of the South: No. 22 Auburn Tigers

    Auburn Tigers Location: Auburn, Ala. Reason for Nickname: The nickname “Tigers” comes from a line in Oliver Goldsmith’s poem, “The Deserted Village,” ...

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  14. Chokehawks: Kansas' Dream Season Goes Up in Smoke

    In the closing minutes of the Kansas-Northern Iowa game, I sent a text message to my neighbor Daniel Wulker, who apparently believes that he is the second coming of Skip Bayless...

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  15. I Think I Can Coach DePaul Basketball

    Quick. Raise your hand if you’re under 30, love college basketball, and can remember when DePaul basketball was actually good. Can’t do it? Neither can I...

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  16. South's Greatest Basketball Programs: No. 23 Charlotte 49ers

    UNC Charlotte 49ers Location: Charlotte, North Carolina Nickname: 49ers Reason for Nickname: Unlike football’s San Francisco 49ers, the Charlotte 49ers earned their nickname ...

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  17. The Final Straw for Gonzo

    Three decades ago and seven years before I was born, Woody Hayes' legendary career came to an end because of one punch in the 1978 Gator Bowl between Ohio State and Clemson...

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  18. South's Greatest Basketball Programs: No. 24 South Carolina Gamecocks

    University of South Carolina Location: Columbia, South Carolina Nickname: Gamecocks Reason For Nickname: There are many variations to how the nickname “Gamecocks” came about...

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  19. South's Greatest Basketball Programs: No. 25 Murray State Racers

    In 2007-08, I did a countdown of the 25 greatest college basketball programs in the South. Beginning today, we're going to take a closer look at those programs just in time for March Madness...

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  20. March Madness: Sorry, Mississippi State, You're Not in

    When the book is closed on Mississippi State’s season, the focus will be on the missed opportunities at the free throw line, not the putback by DeMarcus Cousins as time expired in regulation to send the game to overtime...

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  21. Longhorns' freefall continues

    I’m sure the lone Longhorns fan I know in Memphis won’t like what I’m about to write, nor anyone else who follows Texas basketball these days. When Kansas lost to Tennessee, therefore giving Texas the No...

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  22. Milton Bradley: Look In The Mirror, Just Look In The Mirror

    As an African-American, I know that racism is still alive. I know this. But while I could go on and on about the injustices of this world from my point of view as an African-American, ...

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  23. NCAA 2010 Conference Tournaments: Four Up, Four Down

    We are a little over two hours away from the Memphis-Houston game, in order to get you guys and gals ready for the day’s action in college basketball, here’s my four up and four down from yesterday’s games...

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  24. Bias against Calipari in SEC already?

    In college basketball, there’s probably no one as hated or respected as John Calipari. His track record speaks for itself, two Final Fours (which both were vacated by the way) and he’s an excellent recruiter...

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  25. Northwestern Once Again on the Outside Looking in at the NCAA Tournament

    On Monday night, two schools who had never tasted the Big Dance had a chance to punch their first ticket to the NCAA Tournament...

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