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Archive - 2008

February 20th

Kyle Weaver Interview

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

By Aran Smith
2/20/08

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
2/19/08

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
2/17/08

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
2/16/08

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
2/15/08

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
2/12/08

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
2/6/08

[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
2/5/08

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
2/5/08

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
2/2/08

Studs / Rising