Archive - Mar 2012 - Article

NCAA's Shameful Early Entry Rule

Sat, 03/31/2012 - 9:15pm

NCAA President, Mark Emmert, has hit the ground running since taking over in April 2010. He’s looking to reform college athletics and he’s actively working towards that goal. Among the issues he’s tackled is fighting the groundswell of support for “pay-for-play” and schools being authorized to pay their players; which may come at the expense of sports that don’t bring in revenue for schools.

March 30th

Kentucky Breathing Rare Air

Fri, 03/30/2012 - 4:00pm

Kentucky will travel to New Orleans with one acceptable outcome; cut down the nets, or bust. But even if they go bust during the Final Four, they're likely to make history a few months later.

March 29th

Final Four Preview

Thu, 03/29/2012 - 10:00am

Kansas vs. Ohio State

Thomas RobinsonThomas RobinsonAll eyes will be on the anticipated matchup of Thomas Robinson vs. Jared Sullinger, two elite power forward prospects battling for draft position and national prestige.

March 26th

NCAA Tourney: Stock Watch

Mon, 03/26/2012 - 7:10pm


Michael Kidd-GilchristMichael Kidd-GilchristMichael Kidd Gilchrist 6'7 SF, Kentucky

A case could be made that MKG, and not teammate Anthony Davis, is in fact the top player in the nation. While Davis gets more hype, with his freakish length and shot blocking prowess, Kidd-Gilchrist is the heart and soul and possibly the team's most indispensable player.

March 25th

Nike Hoop Summit - USA & World Team Rosters

Mon, 03/26/2012 - 8:39am

The 2012 Nike Hoop Summit USA squad is highlighted by Shabazz Muhammad, Nerlens Noel, Kyle Anderson and Mitch McGary. The International team is highlighted by holdovers from last year's team Dario Saric and Evan Fournier. The game takes place in Portland, OR on April 7th.

2012 USA Basketball Men's Junior National Select Team

March 22nd

NCAA Tourney: Player Pool Update

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 7:51am

*Written March 21st

NBA Mock Draft 2.0

Thu, 03/22/2012 - 12:03pm

Here is our second extended mock of the year. This year's draft has one potential franchise talent (Anthony Davis) and a number of possible future stars.

Sweet Sixteen: Top Prospects by Team

Thu, 03/22/2012 - 11:44am

A look at the top prospects, by team, to watch for in the Sweet Sixteen.

Anthony DavisAnthony DavisKentucky: Anthony Davis, PF/C

March 21st

Sweet Sixteen Preview: Midwest Region

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 4:00pm

No. 1 North Carolina vs. No. 13 Ohio

Sweet Sixteen Preview: East Region

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 1:34pm

#2 Ohio State vs. #6 Cincinnati

Jared SullingerJared SullingerCincinnati is hot right now, beating Texas and Florida state after knocking off a Syracuse team at full strength in the Big East tournament.