Archive - 2008

February 20th

Kyle Weaver Interview

Wed, 02/20/2008 - 10:26am

By Aran Smith

Aran Smith: Your big 24 point win over USC, ended a three game losing streak at home. A streak that seemed unfathomable before the season. Were you and your teammates beginning to worry things were reverting back to pre-2006 form?

February 19th

NCAA Top 25 Poll

Tue, 02/19/2008 - 10:35am

By Kevin Duffy

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

[img_assist|nid=3485|title=Derrick Rose - Icon SMI |desc=|link=none|align=right|width=350|height=501]1. Memphis (25-0) 1 1

February 17th

2007-08 Euroleague: 1987 Prospects

Sun, 02/17/2008 - 10:38am

By Simon Dresden

After looking at the 1986 class (automatically eligible), here's a look at the 1987 class of Euroleague prospects.

1987 players

[img_assist|nid=3487|title=Milenko Tepic|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=250|height=375]Milenko Tepic

February 16th

Euroleague Stock Watch: Top 16 Round, Week 1

Sat, 02/16/2008 - 10:42am

By Simon Dresden

Just a handful of youngsters have made it into the next stage (Top 16) of Eurolegue competition. We will continue to take a look at those who did with their respective teams, in our weekly report.

February 15th

2007-08 Euroleague: 1986 Prospects

Fri, 02/15/2008 - 10:49am

By Simon Dresden

With the end of the Euroleague regular season, it's time to look back at the top performers among draft eligible prospects. Beginning with the 1986 class (automatically eligible) I will go through each class with an in depth look at the top prospect's performances.

[img_assist|nid=3491|title=Omer Asik|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=355|height=312]Omer Asik

February 12th

NCAA Top 25 Poll

Tue, 02/12/2008 - 10:55am

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 6th

The Worst Possible Trade

Wed, 02/06/2008 - 11:01am

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 5th

NCAA Top 25 Poll

Tue, 02/05/2008 - 11:52am

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 - 11:50am

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 2nd

Euroleague Stock Watch

Sat, 02/02/2008 - 11:57am

By Simon Dresden

Studs / Rising