Archive for: College Basketball

2014-2015 Big Ten Basketball Outlook

2014-2015 Big Ten Basketball Outlook

Spring football is over, the month long party from the Final Four weekend has ended and there is next to nothing going on in the college sports world. So let’s start thinking about next year’s Big Ten hoops season! Its of course... read more »

 

In Bo We Trust

In Bo We Trust

I’ll be the first one to say I’ve doubted Bo Ryan. I’ve told people Bo is a great coach. He’ll win a lot of Big Ten games, and a few Big Ten championships, but will not win a National Title. I still stand by that theory, but are... read more »

 

PD Sunday Sampler 1/15/12: Character Matters

PD Sunday Sampler 1/15/12: Character Matters

The end of a disappointing (for them) season for the New York Jets didn’t bring an end to the shenanigans surrounding the team.  Since that time, 3rd string quarterback Greg McIlroy conducted a radio interview in which he spoke of the... read more »

 

Marquette Basketball Preview – 2011-12

Marquette Basketball Preview – 2011-12

The Marquette University basketball team has plenty to look forward to. Coming off a season in which they went way beyond expectations and rode into the Sweet Sixteen, they will hope to make a serious run at their first ever Big East Championship.... read more »

 

In “Defense” of College Basketball

In the aftermath of Monday night’s NCAA title game, it became the fashionable stance to decry the current state of college basketball.  From the reaction of the media, you’d have thought that UConn’s 53-41 victory over Butler... read more »

 

An Alternative to Tournament Expansion

Sports fans and many of the people who cover sports for a living are funny.  This week I’ve heard pundits both amateur and professional acknowledge the fine run that has gotten Virginia Commonwealth to the Final Four of the NCAA basketball... read more »

 

PD Saturday Sampler

Now that the season has come to what many appear to consider a premature end for the University of Wisconsin basketball team, perhaps a little perspective is in order.  Like all Badger fans, I was disappointed in their performance in their... read more »

 

Thursday Q & A: Phil from Bucky’s 5th Quarter

Seeing as the Big Ten Tournament starts tonight, it seemed only fitting to have a guest who is well-versed in Wisconsin Badgers basketball.  From Bucky’s 5 th Quarter, and previously Hoops Marinara, our guest this week is Phil... read more »

 

PD Sunday Sampler

Unless you’ve been under a rock for the last week, you know by now that the Green Bay Packers concluded the 2010-11 NFL season with their 13th World Championship.  (Yes, Pittsburgh, pre-Super Bowl history does count.  At the time,... read more »

 

Sunday Morning Musings

The Milwaukee Brewers have stumbled upon a unique solution to the conundrum that was the difference between their home and road records. They’ve begun to lose on the road, too. The Brewers have dropped 4 of 5 games so far on their current... read more »