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April 5th, 2010

Top Recruit's Dilemma: Mid-Major vs. High-Major

Tue, 04/06/2010 - 9:48am

By Ian Powers

Year after year, the NBA draft is filled with prospects that come from traditional college basketball powers.

Stephen CurryStephen CurryThose high major programs (North Carolina, Kansas, Kentucky, UCLA, etc.) of the college basketball world will always produce the majority of NBA players because of their ability to recruit the top high school talent in the country.

April 2nd

Final Four Preview: Duke

Sat, 04/03/2010 - 9:50am
These are not your older brother's Duke Blue Devils. They're also not your dad's Blue Devils.
Mike KrzyzewskiMike KrzyzewskiTwo decades ago, the Duke University men's basketball team was in the midst of a run of seven Final Four appearances – and two championships – in nine years.

NCAA Coaches: Final Four Scouting Reports

Fri, 04/02/2010 - 11:02pm

Basketball junkies have sifted through tons of articles previewing or scouting the Final Four.  Lucky for you, was able to get scouting reports from top coaches around the country who either pulled off victories against a current Final Four team during the regular season or fell short in tough, physical matchups.

The Man, the Myth, the Legend: Gordon Hayward

Fri, 04/02/2010 - 12:03pm

2010 Portsmouth Invitaional Rosters

Fri, 04/02/2010 - 11:50am
This year's Portsmouth Invitational Tournament will take place from April 7-10 (Portsmouth, VA). For more information on the PIT check back for daily coverage.

You can also learn more about the event from the official website: Portsmouth


April 1st

Final Four Preview: West Virginia

Thu, 04/01/2010 - 9:37pm
Bob Huggins wants to beat you up. The 56-year-old West Virginia coach wants to smother you, rough you and bury you in physicality.

Bob HugginsBob HugginsThat's his style. You don't get the nickname Bob Thuggins for nothing.

NBA Draft: Stock Watch

Thu, 04/01/2010 - 1:50pm
With West Virginia, Michigan State, Butler and Duke in the Final Four, the pool of NBA prospects that teams have left to scout has dried up. Each of the four teams features a player or two with a shot to get in the first round this year but for the first time in recent memory, no player is a unanimous first round lock. Ask 5 different NBA scouts who the top NBA prospect left in the field is, and you might get 5 different answers.

March 31st

Final Four Preview: Butler

Wed, 03/31/2010 - 11:49pm
Did you know that Butler plays in the same arena that the climactic scene in Hoosiers took place in?

Did you know that arena is in the same city as this year's Final Four?

Gordon HaywardGordon HaywardDid you know that the Bulldogs represent everything good with college basketball and America and really just in general everything good?

2010 McDonald's All American Game: Reactions

Wed, 03/31/2010 - 7:13pm
Columbus, Ohio – The West squad led by MVP Harrison Barnes 18 points was able to edge the East for a 107-104 victory on a last second Brandon Knight three-pointer to claim the 2010 McDonald’s All-American game.  Knight, the Gatorade Player of the Year, was off most of the night before hitting the clutch shot in the closing seconds.  East MVP Jared Sullinger had a great night with 22 points to lead all scorers as he impressed the hometown crowd in Value City Arena, which will be his home court next year when he suits up for the Buckeyes.   

March 30th

Final Four Preview: Michigan State

Tue, 03/30/2010 - 9:11pm
[Note: Over the next four days, Adi Joseph will preview each of the Final Four teams remaining in the NCAA Tournament, one at a time.]
Raymar MorganRaymar MorganIn 31 games played in 2007, a span stretching across parts of his freshmen and sophomore seasons, Raymar Morgan averaged 14 points and 5.8 rebounds per game.