Archive - Feb 2008


February 11th

NCAA Top 25 Poll

Tue, 02/12/2008 - 8:55am

By Kevin Duffy

Team (Record) AP Poll Rank / ESPN/USAToday Rank

[img_assist|nid=3495|title=Brook Lopez - AP Photo/George Nikitin|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=336]1. Memphis (23-0) 1 1

If the Tigers can get by Tennessee on February 23rd, it looks like clear sailing for an undefeated regular season. Wednesday night’s match-up versus Houston is a serious trap game for Memphis, however.

February 5th

The Worst Possible Trade

Wed, 02/06/2008 - 9:01am

By Nick Prevenas

[img_assist|nid=3499|title=Shaquille O'Neal - Icon SMI|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=290|height=389]Shaquille O'Neal enrolled at Louisana State University in 1989, a year after George H.W. Bush defeated Michael Dukakis in the presidential election.

February 4th

NCAA Top 25 Poll

Tue, 02/05/2008 - 9:52am

By Kevin Duffy

Team (Record) AP Poll Rank / ESPN/USAToday Rank

[img_assist|nid=3503|title=Darren Collison - Icon SMI|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=405]1. Memphis (21-0) 1 1

The last remaining undefeated team in the nation, Memphis received every first-place vote in both polls despite an all-too-close win over UTEP last week.

Explanation of Composite Score Player Rating System

Tue, 02/05/2008 - 9:50am

By Jon Nichols

The Composite Score rating system consists of two components, Offensive Composite Score (OCS) and Defensive Composite Score (DCS). Each is made up of a combination of three advanced statistical metrics and then adjusted based on a player’s position and playing time. The rating system is always under construction, so the system used today may not be as good as one you could see in a few weeks.

February 1st

Euroleague Stock Watch

Sat, 02/02/2008 - 9:57am

By Simon Dresden

Studs / Rising