1. Lakers-Magic: NBA Finals Preview

    The playoffs are all about matchups and how you take advantage of them. The Orlando Magic have taken this idea to a new level and ridden it all the way to the NBA Finals...

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  2. NBA vs. College Basketball: I am the Decider

    This argument comes down to one thing: In the NBA, players play for the name on the back of the jersey; in college, the players play for the name on the front. Too simple? Yes. True? I think so...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about over 5 years ago 5,610 reads 12 comments

  3. Tuesday Night Hoopla: Review of Last Night's Action, Jan. 21, 2009

    North Carolina State vs. No. 2 Duke The low point was a two-point performance against Purdue in the ACC/Big-Ten challenge...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about almost 6 years ago 101 reads 3 comments

  4. College Basketball's All-"Do Everything" Team: Forwards

    Every team needs them. Every team wants them. These players typically do not average a ton of points, but can score when they are needed and step up when his team needs a boost...

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  5. Tuesday Night Hoopla: Recap of Last Night's College Basketball Action, Jan. 13

    Indiana vs. Ohio State Thad Matta might not be the best coach in the Big Ten, but he is an amazing recruiter. Rivals...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about almost 6 years ago 85 reads 10 comments

  6. An Apology to Jeff Teague of Wake Forest

    Throughout life, we should learn from our mistakes, and I have done a good deal of learning in my time on earth. I am also a man of honor—stop laughing—and I admit when I am wrong...

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  7. College Basketball Status Report: The Bad News

    The pageantry of the non-conference schedule has come to an end and conference play is blooming like a brand new flower. And that small flower has already rocked the national scene...

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  8. Tuesday Night Hoopla: Recap of Last Night's College Basketball Action

    Arkansas—Are You Serious? I wonder what this seasons goals were for the Arkansas Razorbacks. Having lost their five top scorers from a team that made it to the second round of the NCAA Tournament last season, I would bet probably not too lofty...

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  9. Top 10 Sporting Events I Need to Attend Before I Die

    Let me start off by saying this is not a Bucket List. At least not just yet, and hopefully not for another 40-50 years. So please stop crying and stop writing long-winded eulogies that praise me so much it makes everyone else feel awkward...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 762 reads 70 comments

  10. ACC Basketball Writers Unite!

    We have finally finished all the preseason tourneys, invitationals and challenges and conference play is now creeps towards us. I am looking for ACC basketball fans/writers to; 1. Recap the "pre-season" for their favorite individual team thus far 2...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 66 reads 10 comments

  11. Tuesday Night Hoopla: Recap of Last Night's College Basketball Action (Dec. 16)

    Main Event in Two Acts SEC/Big East Invitational. No. 18 Tennessee Vs. No. 24 Marquette. Highlight of the First Act: 6′7″ Volunteer Scotty Hopson made a smooth backdoor cut that left his defender guarding air...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 110 reads 2 comments

  12. What Is Duke's Gerald Henderson Waiting for?

    We have seen flashes of brilliance. He had a knack for making shots in crucial moments, and his jump shot was closing in on the rank of “consistent...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 1,317 reads 12 comments

  13. Minnesota Vikings and Tarvaris Jackson: Back Together Again

    We thought it was over. We thought the better choice had been made. The error was corrected. Yet here we are again...

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  14. Tuesday Night Hoopla: Recap of Last Night's College Basketball Action Dec. 9

    Ugly Until the End In the first game of the Jimmy V Classic, No. 20 Davidson defeated West Virginia 68-65 at the Madison Square Garden. All the publicity leading up to this game was on Davidson guard Stephen Curry and his ability to score...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 119 reads 2 comments

  15. ACC/Big Ten Challenge: In Defense of the Big Ten

    There have been many college basketball types complaining that the ACC/Big Ten Challenge is lopsided and pointless. Some say that the Big Ten will never be able to play to the level of ACC and that the ACC will never lose...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 326 reads 14 comments

  16. Tuesday Night Hoopla: Review Of College Basketball

    This Game Should Have Been Better Two minutes. Jon Scheyer made a three-pointer after two fast paced, hard-fought minutes. Two minutes later, Purdue finally scored when Chris Kramer hit a jumper to make the game 7-2...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 138 reads 0 comments

  17. 2008-09 College Basketball All-Headband Team

    A couple years ago, the headband was everywhere in college basketball. Along with high socks and sleeveless t-shirts, in it's time, the headband was a pretty big deal...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 1,774 reads 6 comments

  18. Pure Shooter: Don’t Read the Labels, the Ingredients Are Deadly

    On any list describing almost everything connected to this season of men's college basketball, you are sure to find Stephen Curry’s name...

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  19. Tuesday Night Hoopla: College Basketball Recap

    Basketball on the Beach with An Umbrella in Your Drink When it comes to deciding what preseason tournament to play in, I wonder how difficult that choice must be...

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  20. Tuesday Night Hoopla: Review of Last Night's College Basketball Action

    There was enough college basketball played last night, and shown on television, to last a solid month. There were great matchups, and there were complete lopsided affairs...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 264 reads 0 comments

  21. ACC Men's Basketball 2008-09 Preview, Part Four: UNC, Duke, 'Canes and All-ACC

    Here it is, the best of the best of the Atlantic Coast Conference: the conference that houses some of the best teams in the country, the one team many are picking to win it all, and some guy named Tyler Hansbrough...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 879 reads 2 comments

  22. ACC Men's Basketball 2008-09 Preview, Part Three: Tigers, Wake, and the Hokies

    In Part Three of four looks at the ACC, I break down Clemson, Wake Forest, and Virginia Tech. In the next and last installment, I will have my All-ACC Awards, as well as the top three teams in the conference...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 595 reads 3 comments

  23. College Basketball Players to Watch in 2008-09: Big 12

    Two years, two players of the year, two No. 2 NBA draft picks. There is no question the Big 12 has some of the best talent in the country, and the last two years have driven the point home even more...

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  24. Big-Ten Men's Basketball 2008-09 Preview Part One: The Ranked

    Looking back to last season, the conference had its share of ups and downs. But at this moment, it is really tough to think of any of the ups. But the downs are pretty obvious...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 1,906 reads 5 comments

  25. Big Ten Men's Basketball 2008-09 Preview Part Three: Better Days Ahead and IU

    Conference Rank: 9 Illinois Fighting Illini Head Coach: Bruce Weber 2007-08 Record: 16-19 (5-13 Big Ten) 2008-09 Roster Key Losses: C 6’10” Shaun Pruitt, F 6’8” ...

    Daniel  Damico Written by Daniel Damico about 6 years ago 1,548 reads 1 comments