1. Nike Hoop Summit 2009

    This weekend I watched the 2009 Nike Hoop Summit All-Star Game. Usually I avoid all-star games like the plague. There is usually no intensity except on the offensive end of the floor. No defense...

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  2. 2009 NBA Mock Draft: The Lottery Picks

    The NCAA champion has been crowned and the NBA regular season is just a few games away from coming to an end...

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  3. Marvin Webster: A West Coast Shot-Blocker That Left Us Far Too Early

    It’s the summer of 1975. North Carolina State's David Thompson, the best college player in the land, is drafted with the first pick by the Atlanta Hawks of the NBA. The third pick in the draft was Marvin Webster of Morgan State, also by the Hawks.

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  4. Big East Basketball: Failure or Success?

    On my way to the airport last night to catch a “red eye” flight to Minneapolis, I listened to a couple of guys discussing March Madness on a rather famous radio network...

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  5. The UNC Tarheels: "One Shining Moment"

    As we all know, last night, the UNC Tarheels won the 2009 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. To many, their win came as no surprise, and the Tarheels were the best team in the tournament...

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  6. Bennett and Calipari Are Two Diverse Psyches

    Over the past couple of days there have been two major coaching changes in college basketball involving two fine coaches. Tony Bennett left Washington State to go to Virginia, and John Calipari left Memphis for Kentucky...

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  7. Calipari Should Make Sweet Music in the Bluegrass State

    A seismic shift has just occurred in the world of college basketball. Aftershocks can be felt by every major college basketball program in the country...

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  8. How to Win Your March Madness Pool

    For the first time in my history, I won a pool. For the first time in any one’s history, I won the pool prior to the final week. (Bold statement, I know.) I have run our office pool for seven years now and never won...

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  9. Vegas Recap

    Re-posted from GreenTaxi.com: I spent the weekend in Las Vegas with my brothers and some step-family. We love going for the Sweet 16 weekend and do the same trip every year...

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  10. Monday Brought An Unfortunate First for Pat Summit

    Pat Summit had a new first on Monday. Summit, who earlier this season became the first coach in NCAA men’s or women’s history to record 1,000 career victories, I’m sure would be glad to do without this first...

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  11. History of March Madness

    Interestingly enough, the term March Madness has been around to describe basketball tournaments since 1939. However, it initially described the Illinois State High School tournament, not the NCAA tournament...

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  12. Random Thoughts on Weekend No. 1 of March Madness

    Below are some random thoughts I had from the first weekend of the NCAA tourney. Care to add? I would love to hear your thoughts as well. I officially hate the University of Arizona...

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  13. NCAA 2009 Printable Bracket

    We would be remiss in our duties as a provider of basketball information if we did not post the brackets for the 2009 NCAA tournament...

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  14. Why March Madness Is the Best Time of Year; Plus a Few Predictions

    It snowed in the state of Washington over the weekend. Right now, it is mid-40s in New York City. LA was even a little cold over the weekend in the lower 60s...

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  15. What Sports Are All About: A Hoosier Story

    University of Indiana team manager Mike Santa lived out a true life Hoosier story last Tuesday, March 10th, when he logged three minutes during the teams blowout victory over Wisconsin...

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  16. Bill Davidson: A Unique Man

    Yesterday was a very enjoyable day of watching college basketball, with all the fun and excitement leading into the NCAA tournament, however, as I was getting ready to go to bed, I ...

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  17. High School Basketball

    Wednesday, I went to the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 3A Boys and Girls State Basketball Championships being played in the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington...

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  18. Shirt Under the Jersey: Yes or No?

    So, a college buddy has started a blog (WierdShirtlessGuy.com) about all sorts of random stuff. My understanding is his posts are mainly about trash talking and hoops. It’s hilarious, I do suggest a read...

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  19. Thursday's At-Work Guide Conference Tourney Guide: Five Games to Care About

    If you feel overwhelmed by all of the “live box score” links on your respective sports webpage, you’re not alone. Fear not the flashy gifs. Basketball.org is here for you—kinda like your mom when you sucked at soccer...

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  20. Dwyane Wade for MVP?

    A year ago, it seemed that the Miami Heat were at the beginning of a long rebuilding era. A past his prime, but still effective Shaq had been traded away, and a past his prime, but ...

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  21. Dwyane Wade for NBA MVP?

    A year ago, it seemed that the Miami Heat were at the beginning of a long rebuilding era. A still effective but past-his-prime Shaq had been traded away, and a fiercely competitive ...

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  22. The Revolving No. 1 Door

    Well, U Conn gets beat this weekend in a hard fought and entertaining game at Pitt. This is the second time Pitt has beaten UConn this season, both times when UConn was ranked No. 1 in the polls...

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  23. NBA Growth in China

    I must say that I am glad to see the NBA development work that is going on in China. David Stern is preparing basketball to survive this economic downturn and also to eventually become the world’s number-one sport by getting in early in China...

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  24. To Vegas or Not To Vegas

    For years now the men in my family have traveled to Vegas for the second weekend of the NCAA tournament.  It’s without a doubt my favorite family tradition - a yearly celebration ...

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  25. Oregon Point Guard Tajuan Porter: a Perfect Example Of Padding Your Stats

    In the last two weeks, I came across two different situations regarding the padding of statistics. Both really made me think about how worthy the PPG (points per game) statistic is in terms of measuring a basketball player...

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