With a thin frontcourt, the Arizona State basketball program will rely on their backcourt which includes a pair of transfers. [Read more…]Follow paulmbanks
Led by their sensational sophomore class, the Seton Hall basketball program is certainly on an upward trajectory. The Pirates were one of the most improved teams in the nation last year. With all but two of their key contributors returning, Kevin Willard should have the Hall back in the NCAA Tournament. [Read more…]Follow paulmbanks
In Steve Wojciehowski’s second year as head coach, the Marquette basketball program did not make the leap many expected as the Golden Eagles failed to make the NCAA Tournament and NIT.
Henry Ellenson did live up to the hype but as many expected was a one-and-done and is now in the NBA. MU still returns five of their top six leading scorers and welcome four impact newcomers. That depth, specifically at guard, gives them a chance to make some noise in the Big East. [Read more…]Follow paulmbanks
The Georgetown basketball program entered last year with high expectations. However, the Hoyas finished with their first losing season since John Thompson III took over in 2004 and completely missed out on any post-season tournament. With a deep and experienced roster, Georgetown is looking to rebound from their abysmal 2015-16 season. [Read more…]Follow paulmbanks
The 2016-17 Butler basketball team faces the challenging of replacing four-year contributors Roosevelt Jones and Kellen Dunham. Finding players to step into those roles will determine whether the Bulldogs can separate themselves from a crowded, middle of the pack Big East. [Read more…]Follow paulmbanks
As expected, year one of the St. John’s basketball rebuild was rough. The Red Storm finished dead last in the Big East, winning just one conference game. Chris Mullin adds some needed talent this season that, combined with their young returning players, could have St. John’s poised to be a sleeper team. [Read more…]Follow paulmbanks