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March 6th, 2017

Wooden Cha Know

We have officially finished the 2016-2017 regular season in the Big 12 and what a season it was. Several teams had a rollercoaster ride throughout conference play, and at the end of the day the conference has essentially locked up five NCAA Tournament bids. Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Oklahoma State, and West Virginia are in barring a huge surprise from the selection committee. Kansas State came into this week fighting to keep their tournament hopes alive, and went in opposite directions to close out the year.

March 5th

Onions

Player of the Week:

Lonzo Ball Guard (UCLA)

March 4th

Nevada's Eminem

Player of the Week

Marcus Marshall, G, Senior, Nevada Wolf Pack

March 3rd

In This Corner

We have endured 415 games involving SEC basketball, and with each team playing their final game this Saturday, the SEC regular season will come to a close. Throughout the college basketball season, and more importantly throughout conference play we experienced what you come to expect from a college basketball season. From some teams surprising people, to great individual performances, to most importantly: the upsets.

March 1st

Sooner than Later

Player of the Week

Trae Young 6’1 175 PG – Norman North 2017 (Oklahoma)

In the Nick of Time

Player of the Week

Nick Ward, Michigan State

February 28th

Exceeding Expectations

It was not a pretty week for the Big 12 outside of Lawrence, Kansas and even the Jayhawks had their share of struggles. Two teams not themselves out of the NCAA Tournament as things currently stand (more on that later) while Baylor and West Virginia continued to slide, both dropping a game this week. Kansas did manage to clinch the Big 12 regular season outright this week, but they had to come back in a big way to beat the worst team in the conference, the Oklahoma Sooners. They clinched the title with a surprise team in second place, the Iowa State Cyclones.

February 26th

By the Time I Get to Arizona

Player of the Week

Allonzo Trier, Guard (Arizona)

February 25th

Parting the SEC

It has been an interesting week for Kentucky Wildcat fans. Last weekend they saw their former Cats dominate All-Star weekend as Jamal Murray won the MVP of the Rising Stars Challenge, and Anthony Davis received MVP honors at the All-Star game in front of his home fans in New Orleans. Not only did Davis win MVP, break Wilt Chamberlain’s All-Star scoring record, and earn a car in the process, he now gets to team up with Demarcus Cousins after Vlade Divac practically gave him up for free.

February 24th

Punching Their Ticket

Player of the Week

Justin Robinson, G, Senior, Monmouth Hawks