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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

College Basketball

Did Dean Smith’s gifts to former players violate NCAA rules?

Earlier this week, we were treated to a heartwarming example of why Dean Smith is one of the most respected coaches in sports history when each of his former players began receiving checks for $200. The late UNC coach willed $200 to each of his former lettermen so they could enjoy a dinner on him….Read More

Report: Rick Barnes not expected to return to Texas

Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes has reportedly been given an ultimatum, and he may decide to not return to the Longhorns for an 18th season. According to 247Sports, Barnes is not expected to remain at Texas after his team snuck into the NCAA Tournament and was bounced in the first round. One source reportedly told…Read More

Bob Huggins sticks up for Daxter Miles Jr: I’m happy he had confidence

Daxter Miles Jr. is a West Virginia freshman who has become a household name for all the wrong reasons. Before the Mountaineers were blown out by Kentucky in the Sweet 16, Miles predicted his team was going to end the Wildcats’ undefeated season. West Virginia coach Bob Huggins was not upset with the 18-year-old for…Read More

Daxter Miles Jr. goes Marshawn Lynch on media: ‘They played great’

There wasn’t really much West Virginia freshman Daxter Miles Jr. could have said after Thursday night’s loss to Kentucky other than, “They played great.” So that’s pretty much all he said. Reporters were anxious to talk to Miles after the Wildcats destroyed the Mountaineers by a score of 78-39. After all, Miles was the guy…Read More

Kentucky players boast on Twitter after slamming West Virginia

Just in case you weren’t sure whether Kentucky’s players were paying attention to Daxter Miles Jr.’s ill-advised prediction prior to their game Thursday against West Virginia, the final score and final tweets should tell you all you need to know. The Wildcats went up 18-2 and ran the Mountaineers out of the gym, winning 78-39…Read More

Daxter Miles’ Twitter mentions in shambles after Kentucky blowout

Daxter Miles Jr. was persona non-grata for West Virginia after figuratively tugging on Superman’s cape, leading Kentucky to play angry and blow out the Mountaineers 78-39 in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. In case you missed it, Miles Jr., who is a freshman for West Virginia, was so confident about his…Read More

Texas tells Rick Barnes to change his staff otherwise he will be fired

Texas is dissatisfied with the status of its men’s basketball program and sent a message to head coach Rick Barnes. According to My San Antonio’s Mike Finger, athletic director Steve Patterson had two meetings with Barnes and told the coach to make changes to his staff otherwise he would be fired. The Longhorns were a…Read More

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