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Friday, March 27, 2015

College Basketball

Will Brandon Knight be Latest in Line of Dominant Calipari Point Guards?

Pictured left to right: Kevin Love, Brandon Knight, Wes Welker The Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year Awards were handed out last week in Los Angeles. Both winners were basketball players — Chiney Ogwumike from Cypress, Texas was the female winner, and the male winner was Brandon Knight of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Knight actually…Read More

Jeopardy Contestants Don’t Know John Wooden

Category: College Baskeball Coaches. Answer: John Wooden (1949-1975). Question: Who are a bunch of dummies that haven’t picked up a Los Angeles Times within the last month? The clowns below: Even if you’re not a sports fan I figure you heard about John Wooden dying earlier this month. These people don’t even belong on Jeopardy….Read More

Izzo Goes At it With a Reporter

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo managed to do a fairly good job of remaining quiet throughout the days when he considered moving on to the NBA to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers.  With all the speculation that surrounded the Spartans coach, I’m sure some frustration built up over the nine days in which he was undecided…Read More

Tom Izzo Is Making the Right Decision by Not Speaking

Tom Izzo, the current basketball coach at Michigan State, is keeping his mouth shut when it comes to potentially the biggest decision of his career. Izzo is reported to be the candidate that the Cleveland Cavaliers are most interested in to fill their head coach vacancy. Izzo was asked by a boy at a basketball camp…Read More

Wooden’s Life Lessons Will Live on

Three years ago during this site’s infancy, the announcement was made that UCLA would be renovating Pauley Pavilion with the intention of having it ready for the 2010 season. The goal was to dedicate the restoration of Pauley to Coach John Wooden on October 14th, 2010 — the day he would turn 100 years old….Read More

John Wooden Has Not Died But He is in the Hospital

Reports are surfacing that John Wooden, the most successful men’s college basketball coach of all-time, has been hospitalized and is “gravely” ill.  According to a report by CBS 2 in Los Angeles, Wooden “hasn’t eaten in the last couple days and is very ill.”  Some of the postings on Scout.com’s Bruin Report Online forum seemed…Read More

Josh Pastner Still Recruiting from the Delivery Room

If you ever wonder how a guy becomes a head coach of a good basketball program like Memphis at the age of 31, Josh Pastner has the answer. Pastner’s recruiting efforts and excellent work ethic have helped him jump to the front of the crowded coaching field. His dedication was on display last week when…Read More

Source: USC May Challenge NCAA’s Ability to Sanction Them

It’s been over three months since the NCAA Infractions Committee met with USC officials for a hearing. The typical lapse between an infractions hearing and the sanctions handed down by the NCAA is six to 10 weeks, but this case has taken much longer. The LA Times suggests the long wait is due to logistics…Read More

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