Archive - 2018

NCAA Power 16 Rankings

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 12:20pm

In what was, to be blunt, a boring week in college basketball, not much really happened. Monday through Thursday consisted of zero ranked teams in action and it wasn’t until Friday that we saw some big-name schools back on the hardwood. However, fans won’t be disappointed for long as conference play tips-off midway through next week.

December 30th

Why a Murray State Sophomore Point Guard Should Get Consideration For the Number 1 Pick

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 12:50pm

The NBA is often described as a "make or miss" league, and that phrase can also be applied to the NBA draft. NBA front office positions seem to be in a constant state of flux, with a great deal of turnover among struggling teams. Making picks at the top of drafts devoid of a clear franchise talent can be a frustrating proposition. This year's draft is shaping up to be another arduous drill.

December 28th

European Stock Watch

Fri, 12/28/2018 - 12:00pm

There is no Luka Doncic in the 2019 international draft class. Considering the fact Doncic is the best European prospect of the last 20 years (and possibly more) that is to be expected. That said, this year's class might be lacking a true franchise talent, but probably possesses more depth than last year's class.

Rising

Goga Bitadze (99', 6-11, C, Georgia, Mega Bemax/KK Buducnost)

December 27th

Rak 'Um

Player of the Week

Nick Rakocevic, USC

NCAA Power 16 Rankings

Thu, 12/27/2018 - 10:27am

Tre Jones & RJ BarrettTre Jones & RJ BarrettMadness in December! College basketball fans got an early Christmas gift in this weekend of games. Once again there is a new number one team in the rankings, Arizona State jumps in after taking down Kansas, Kentucky is returning to form and so much more is detailed in this week’s rankings.

December 26th

Strus Relief

Player of the Week

Max Strus, Senior, G, DePaul Blue Demons

Max StrusMax StrusIt’s been quite a senior sendoff for the 6-6 guard from Hickory Hills, Illinois. Last Friday’s performance against UIC made it quite clear that he is going to be tough to stop this season.

December 25th

On the Mark

Player of the Week

Markell Johnson, NC State

Markell JohnsonMarkell JohnsonAs the engine for one of the country’s most explosive offenses, NC State’s Markell Johnson delivered a career high 27 points against a top-ten Auburn team. Along with the spectacular offensive performance, which included 5 made three-point attempts, the junior added 4 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals.

December 24th