MGoBlog: Unverified Voracity Finds Unintentional Hawk Poetry 11 Dec 2013, 2:40 pm Hey kids. The Michigan Theater’s hosting a premiere of a documentary that may be up your alley tomorrow at 7. It’s a documentary about a not-very-good Indiana high school basketball team: It’s getting. […]
MGoBlog: A Deeper Look At GRIII’s Offensive Struggles 11 Dec 2013, 1:35 pm Too many of these (Bryan Fuller/MGoBlog) There’s no question Glenn Robinson III is off to a rough start in his sophomore season. Tasked with creating more offense in the absence of Trey Burke and T. […]
Free Press: U-M hoops may try to use McGary more in the post 11 Dec 2013, 11:42 am At 6-foot-10 and over 250 pounds, Mitch McGary can do things on a basketball court that seem shocking with his ball-handling and passing. There are so many different skills he offers, it’s almost over. […]
Detroit News: Michigan star athlete Don Lund, former Tiger, dies at age 90 10 Dec 2013, 12:01 pm Lund, who earned three letters each in football, baseball and basketball at Michigan, was selected in the first round of the NFL draft in'45 by the Chicago Bears. Lund, however, decided to pursue. […]
Detroit News: Michigan State fifth, Michigan not ranked in AP college basketball poll 9 Dec 2013, 3:08 pm Michigan State, which lost for the first time last week against North Carolina, has fallen from the No. 1 spot in the Associated Press poll to No. 5.
Free Press: College hoops polls: MSU drops to No. 5 in coaches’ poll; U-M at No. 25 9 Dec 2013, 1:21 pm The Spartans are No. 5 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll this week, with the Associated Press Top 25 yet to be released. Meanwhile, Michigan, after losing its third game of the season to Duke, dropped to. […]
MGoBlog: Looking At Kansas State All Squirrelly-Like 9 Dec 2013, 12:19 pm Evaluating Michigan’s bowl opponent. So there’s this guy. We can expect one of these. Whoops! Game is at 10:15 PM Eastern, not 8:15. So… yeah. If you needed any reminders about what this season was. […]
Free Press: U-M’s Beilein: Arizona, likely the new No. 1, ‘just another really, really good team’ 9 Dec 2013, 11:55 am The new basketball polls will be released today with Arizona as the likely new No. 1 team, heading to Crisler Center to face Michigan on Saturday. But for U-M coach John Beilein, who lived through the. […]
Free Press: U-M’s McGary shows he’s got some point guard skills, too 9 Dec 2013, 12:24 am John Beilein has made a career out of versatile big men. But Mitch McGary isn’t only unique for the Michigan coach, he’s unique for the whole country.
MGoBlue: Transition Assists Pace and Space Michigan Offense 7 Dec 2013, 11:12 pm In dispatching of Houston Baptist in the greatest-margin victory in the John Beilein era, U-M tied a school record in three-pointers in part due to 26 assists on 36 made field goals.
The Only Colors: MSU basketball recruiting: Welcome Aboard – Deyonta Davis 11 Dec 2013, 5:25 pm MSU basketball has picked up its first commitment for the class of 2015 in Muskegon forward Deyonta Davis, according to ipsbasketball.com. Muskegon’s 6’9 2015 of Deyonta Davis commutes to Michigan St. […]
Hammer and Rails: Purdue-Notre Dame Likely At Lucas Oil In 2014 For Shamrock Series 11 Dec 2013, 4:07 pm Mike Carmin of the Lafayette Journal & Courier reports that Purdue vs. Notre Dame at Lucas Oil Stadium is all but a done deal. I have to credit Boiler in France for finding this tidbit, but it looks. […]
Bucky’s 5th Quarter: Wisconsin women’s Hockey: Madison Packer named WCHA Co-Offensive Player of the Week 11 Dec 2013, 3:52 pm Packer is honored for the second consecutive week. Wisconsin senior forward Madison Packer made LaBahn Arena history last weekend when she tallied its first ever (her second-career) hat trick. She ad. […]
Hammer and Rails: 2013-14 College Bowl Swag: What Purdue Misses Out On 11 Dec 2013, 3:15 pm If you go to a bowl game you get a bag of free gifts. It is time for the bowls to pull out all the stops for what they give away. It is bowl season, and that means bowl SWAG! Aside from large seven f. […]
Bucky’s 5th Quarter: Wisconsin football recruiting: Let’s answer some questions 11 Dec 2013, 3:05 pm Panic for Joe Mixon? What about Craig Evans? Did the Bildebergs steal Joe Keels from the Badgers? All that and one more answered forthwith. So as we’re heading into the dead period over the holidays. […]
The Only Colors: Kirk Cousins to start for Washington 11 Dec 2013, 2:48 pm Robert Griffin III is being shut down for the rest of the season as the messy situation in Washington gets worse. Kirk Cousins will likely be the starter for the remaining three games. It’s an opport. […]
Bucky’s 5th Quarter: Milwaukee vs. Wisconsin preview: Time to gear up for greatness 11 Dec 2013, 1:10 pm The Badgers are flying high and trying to match the program’s best start in the modern era. Wisconsin welcomes its final in-state foe, Rob Jeter’s UW-Milwaukee squad, into the Kohl Center on Wednesda. […]
Inside the Hall: 2015 wing Malachi Richardson to announce on Friday 11 Dec 2013, 12:33 pm Class of 2015 Trenton Catholic (N.J.) wing Malachi Richardson is ready to announce his college decision. As first reported by Justin Albers of AllHoosiers.com last week, Richardson confirmed his plans. […]
Inside the Hall: Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Oakland 11 Dec 2013, 11:11 am Indiana picked up its eighth win over the season in convincing fashion on Tuesday night with an 81-54 rout of Oakland at Assembly Hall. Here’s a look at five takeaways from the victory over the Gold. […]
Bucky’s 5th Quarter: Wisconsin hockey: Grant Besse promoted to top-6 forward role 11 Dec 2013, 9:00 am Shaking up the lines this week, Mike Eaves inserted Grant Besse on the left wing along with UW’s top two scorers, Nic Kerdiles and Michael Mersch. When Wisconsin hosts Colorado College Friday at the. […]
Rush the Court: Wednesday AAC Roundtable: On What to Make of Cincinnati, South Florida & More… 11 Dec 2013, 6:14 pm Every week the four AAC microsite writers (only three for this edition) will come together in an effort to make sense of and answering questions about what happened in the AAC over the course of the p. […]
Rush the Court: Gonzaga Churns Out Another Victory; Could These Bulldogs Be Different Come March? 11 Dec 2013, 5:27 pm First things first: Gonzaga’s 80-76 win over West Virginia on Tuesday night will not go down as any sort of victory for the ages. Heck, it may not even count as a “good win” come March. But befo. […]
Rush the Court: Do yourself a favor: watch UCLA freshman Zach LaVine play 11 Dec 2013, 4:54 pm Anyone who watched Missouri beat UCLA last Saturday probably came away impressed with the Tigers’ backcourt trio of Jordan Clarkson, Earnest Ross and Jabari Brown. The three guards combined for 63 p. […]
Rush the Court: College Basketball by the Tweets: Some Good Tuesday Night Games 11 Dec 2013, 2:31 pm “Quality over quantity” might be the best way to describe Tuesday night in college basketball. A majority of schools are in finals week, and as a result, players need their study time. So that me. […]
Rush the Court: Otskey’s Observations: Episode V 11 Dec 2013, 2:15 pm Baylor’s win over Kentucky late Friday night in Arlington was encouraging in many ways. The Bears picked up another quality win against what has been a fairly strong schedule (minus the two non-Divi. […]
Rush the Court: What’s the Matter With Kansas? Some Historical Perspective 11 Dec 2013, 1:45 pm Kansas appears to be in a bit of a funk. After falling for a third time in four games at Florida on Tuesday night, it feels like the sky in Lawrence is falling for some KU fans. The point guard situa. […]
Rush the Court: Pac-12 POY and FrOY Odds After One Month 11 Dec 2013, 12:20 pm We’re a month into the season, something basically approaching the quarter-pole of the year. Let’s take a little time over the next couple days to recount what we’ve seen so far and prognosticat. […]
Ken Pomeroy: Are charges coming back? 11 Dec 2013, 12:14 pm One of the issues that came up with the previous analysis of early season trends in this space was just how much the lack of charging calls is affecting the historically low turnover rate we’ve seen. […]
Rush the Court: Jarell Eddie Assuming Early Leadership Mantle For Virginia Tech 11 Dec 2013, 11:40 am When Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball team had one of its players named the ACC Player of the Week on Monday, it’d be fair for most fans to wonder who could have possibly garnered that honor wit. […]
Rush the Court: It’s a Shame We Didn’t Get the Old Big East For Another Season 11 Dec 2013, 11:20 am Football and the television money it earns have changed the landscape of college athletics. As the major conferences continue to rise, some of their counterparts have tumbled into the shadows. Big Eas. […]
Rush the Court: Pac-12 M5: 12.11.13 Edition 11 Dec 2013, 11:01 am Arizona tips off its first game as the number one team in the nation in more than a decade tonight when the Wildcats host New Mexico State at the McKale Center. And while the Arizona team and their f. […]
ESPN: 3-point shot: Kansas’ tough schedule 11 Dec 2013, 11:00 am Andy Katz discusses injuries at Michigan State, Arizona as the new No. 1 and Kansas’ tough early schedule paying dividends down the road.
Seth Davis: My Sportsman: Nebraska fan Jack Hoffman 11 Dec 2013, 10:47 am Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for 2013′s Sportsman of the Year on Dec. 16. Here’s one of the nominations for that honor by an SI writer.
Rush the Court: Three Thoughts on Florida’s Win Over Kansas 11 Dec 2013, 10:40 am Florida ran its home winning streak to 21 games last night in convincing fashion against Kansas. Here are three thoughts about a game where the Gators were dynamite early and hung on by withstanding a. […]
Rush the Court: A Closer Look at the ACC’s Early Impact Freshmen 11 Dec 2013, 10:20 am The ACC has struggled as a whole to live up to its self-proclaimed billing as the best basketball conference of all-time. It can’t even lay a claim to the best conference currently, as it came out w. […]
Rush the Court: Big 12 M5: 12.11.13 Edition 11 Dec 2013, 10:01 am It’s been a long two weeks for Kansas, and the Jayhawks took another lump on Tuesday night, dropping their second straight game and their third in the last 11 days, in a loss to Florida. Andrew. […]
Rush the Court: Big Ten M5: 12.11.13 Edition 11 Dec 2013, 9:40 am Though he’s slightly lost in the shuffle due to Iowa‘s outstanding depth, Melsahn Basabe is starting to come on and is contributing a lot more for the 10-1 Hawkeyes. His career has been a bit of. […]
Rush the Court: SEC M5: 12.11.13 Edition 11 Dec 2013, 9:20 am Kentucky burst out of its Baylor doldrums with a win over a good Boise State team at Rupp Arena last night. Willie Cauley-Stein had something to prove after a rough showing against the Bears, an. […]
ESPN: 3-Point Shot: Kansas’ tough schedule 11 Dec 2013, 8:59 am
ESPN: Early Tough Schedule For Kansas 11 Dec 2013, 7:03 am A tough nonconference schedule for a young Kansas team will pay off in the long run when the Jayhawks get into Big 12 play.
ESPN: Arizona’s New No. 1 Reality 11 Dec 2013, 7:01 am As the new top-ranked team in the nation, Arizona is expecting everyone’s best shot each time the Wildcats take the floor.
ESPN: Injuries Taking Toll On Michigan State 11 Dec 2013, 6:59 am Early-season injuries have had an effect on Michigan State so far.
ESPN: Andy Katz’s 3-Point Shot 11 Dec 2013, 6:58 am Andy Katz discusses injuries at Michigan State, Arizona as the new No. 1, and Kansas’ tough early schedule paying dividends down the road.
ESPN: Daily Word: Around college hoops 10 Dec 2013, 2:09 pm Questions from around college basketball
ESPN: 3-point shot: Baylor surging 10 Dec 2013, 12:00 pm Andy Katz discusses Dayton’s struggles, Baylor’s surge and the impact of the rules changes on the game.