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Steph Curry, Warriors back in a big way

In a game full of clutch play and big crunch time shots, the most critical action of the Golden State Warriors 132-125 overtime victory against the Portland Trail Blazers may have come in the second quarter. According to Coach Steve Kerr, the plan was to ease injured MVP Stephen Curry back into live game action… Continue reading Steph Curry, Warriors back in a big way

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ACC Facing Big Time Departures

The landscape of college basketball is always in flux. With graduating seniors, the freshman one-and-done phenomena, and rampant underclassmen NBA Draft declarations, change itself is the only constant. This year’s group of ACC departures looks to be staggeringly impactful across the board. Examining the mass exodus of All-ACC performers provides a quick peak into how… Continue reading ACC Facing Big Time Departures

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Same Faces Different Places: ACC Flavored Final 4

North Carolina and Syracuse face off Saturday night in a familiar Final Four matchup, but their trips to this point couldn’t be more different. It has been a track of polar opposites, a tale of two cities if you will. Differences aside, both teams sit one win away from a date with destiny in the National Championship game. North… Continue reading Same Faces Different Places: ACC Flavored Final 4

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The Curious Kevin Stallings Hire

Less than a week after Jamie Dixon departed for TCU, Pitt basketball has a new head coach. Athletic Director Scott Barnes has hired Vanderbilt’s Kevin Stallings to fill the position in what should be considered a dubious decision at best. The move to bring in Stallings makes little sense on any level. It has been publically… Continue reading The Curious Kevin Stallings Hire

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Remember the Good Times: Top 5 Players of the Travis Ford Era

The overwhelming sentiment around Oklahoma State fans following the dismissal of Men’s Basketball Coach Travis Ford can be summed up pretty simply. Too bad, so sad, don’t let the door hit you in the ass on your way out. Not many tears are being shed on Ford’s behalf to say the least. A fact that… Continue reading Remember the Good Times: Top 5 Players of the Travis Ford Era

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Jamie Dixon’s Departure

When new Head Coach Ben Howland arrived on the University of Pittsburgh’s campus in 1999 he inherited a program in shambles. The Panthers were a hapless bunch who hadn’t made an NCAA tournament in six years and were nine years removed from their last 20-win season. Little did Howland know, he and an under the radar assistant… Continue reading Jamie Dixon’s Departure

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Arkansas Little Rock Snatches Unlikely Victory

(12) Arkansas Little Rock 85 – (5) Purdue 83 F/2OT Recap: 12-5 upset part two. Purdue squandered leads in both regulation and overtime on the way to botching what should have been a win. The Boilermakers were up 13 points with 3:33 left in the game. 13… Arkansas Little Rock outscored Purdue 20-7 the rest… Continue reading Arkansas Little Rock Snatches Unlikely Victory