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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

College Basketball

Pac-10 Announces New Pac-12 Conference Alignment with North and South Divisions

Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott held a news conference Thursday to announce the alignment changes to the conference. First off, the new alignment features a North and South division (for football only). Scott, who kept calling the conference “the new Pac-12,” says all the schools will have equal revenue sharing. He also mentioned that if revenue…Read More

Pepperdine’s Keion Bell Pulls Off Seven-Person Leap Frog Dunk (Video)

If you thought Nate Robinson’s dunk over Dwight Howard in 2009 NBA Slam Dunk Competition was insane, you’ll definitely appreciate the display of freak athleticism Keion Bell put on at Pepperdine’s Midnight Madness.  Last year, Bell dunked over five teammates during the same event.  Wanting to follow the dunk contest protocol and outdo himself this…Read More

Rebel Black Bear Is New Ole Miss Mascot

Much like the Confederate flag hanging atop the South Carolina statehouse, moving on from Colonel Reb was long over due for Ole Miss. After being without a mascot for the past seven or so years, Ole Miss finally decided on a new mascot to represent the Rebels. Based on a student vote, the Rebel Black…Read More

Baylor Coach Mark Morefield Investigated Over Recruitment of Hanner Perea

When it’s not agents paying college players, it’s coaches illegally recruiting them. And if there’s anything we’ve learned over the past year, it’s that when programs suddenly and improbably become successful (e.g. Tennessee basketball, North Carolina football), something fishy indeed is going on. Baylor went from being a disastrous program to reaching the Elite Eight…Read More

Eric Bledsoe, Kentucky Off the Hook After Grade Change Review

The University of Kentucky dodged a bullet when a review of former guard Eric Bledsoe’s transcripts upheld his grades. Bledsoe was one of the five Kentucky players selected in the first round of the NBA draft in 2010, getting drafted by the Thunder and immediately traded to the Clippers. In question were his high school…Read More

Bob Knight Roasted by Colleagues

The last time a roast involved ESPN personalities, Dana Jacobson wound up being suspended for dropping Jesus f-bombs. Good thing Bob Knight’s roast went a lot smoother, at least from what we can tell. Knight was roasted on Saturday evening at The Venue. Apparently 2,500 people were in attendance for the roast which was done…Read More

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

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