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April 6th, 2008

2008 Albert Schweitzer Tournament Recap

Sun, 04/06/2008 - 9:57am

By Simon Dresden
4/6/08

April 5th

Final Four Preview

Sat, 04/05/2008 - 10:00am

By Adi Joseph
4/5/08

I’m glad it came down to this.

Maybe I am in the minority, but I am happy Davidson didn’t beat Kansas. I was rooting for UCLA to come back against Texas A&M.

Nothing pleases me more than the guarantee that the best team in college basketball will be selected from the four best teams in college basketball. Cinderellas are great and all – for two weekends. After that, it’s time to define a champion, and, in doing so, define a season.

April 4th

Stock Watch: NCAA Tournament

Fri, 04/04/2008 - 10:09am

By Aran Smith
4/4/08

Rising

[img_assist|nid=3375|title=Tyler Hansbrough - Icon SMI |desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=450]Tyler Hansbrough 6-8 245 PF UNC Jr.

No one was more impressive in the second weekend of the NCAA tournament than Tyler Hansbrough as he carried the Tar Heels to victory in a close-fought battle with Louisville, converting numerous key baskets in the closing minutes.

April 3rd

Final Four: Top NBA Prospects

Thu, 04/03/2008 - 10:27am

By Kevin Duffy
4/3/08

With an unprecedented four No. 1 seeds, the amount of individual talent in this year’s Final Four is at an all time high. Never before have so many big-time NBA prospects been on display. Aside from the actual outcomes of the games, this weekend will be huge in determining where the following 12 potential first-round picks get drafted -- and also when they decide to declare. So without further adieu, here are the top three prospects from each of the four Blue Bloods in this weekend’s Final Four.

March 30th

Euroleague Stock Watch: Top 16 Round, Week 6

Sun, 03/30/2008 - 10:56am

By Simon Dresden
3/30/08

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

March 27th

March 24th

NCAA Tournament: Bitter Sixteen

Mon, 03/24/2008 - 4:23pm

By Kevin Duffy
3/24/08

[img_assist|nid=3417|title=Greg Paulus - Icon SMI|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=371]This time of year, most people are focused on celebrating the good by reviewing the NCAA Tournament's upsets and buzzer-beaters. Let's take a step back and look at the “not so good” from the opening weekend of action. Here are the sixteen biggest disappointments of the NCAA Tournament thus far:

16. The CBI.

March 23rd

UCLA: A beautiful Hybrid of Philosphy

Sun, 03/23/2008 - 5:03pm

By Nick Prevenas
3/23/08[img_assist|nid=3424|title=Kevin Love - Icon SMI |desc=|link=none|align=right|width=300|height=440]

I know you’re sick of hearing about UCLA.

I know you’re tired of seeing the puff pieces. I know you’re burnt out on seeing the Bruins top the majority of your co-workers’ brackets.

Me? I’m not tired of UCLA at all. In fact, I can’t get enough of them.

March 20th

Players evaluated closely during NCAA tourney

Thu, 03/20/2008 - 5:54pm

By Aran Smith
3/20/08

[img_assist|nid=3426|title=Magic Johnson|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=310|height=310]Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Walton, Isiah Thomas. What do they all have in common? Besides being among the greatest players ever at their respective positions, they all won championships on both the NCAA and NBA level.

March 19th

2008 Final Four Predictions

Wed, 03/19/2008 - 10:25am

By Aran Smith
3/19/08