Sophomores need to shine for Seton Hall basketball program

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After starting last season with a 13-3 record, things quickly spiraled downward for the Seton Hall basketball team as they won just three of their final sixteen games. The Pirates suffered a big blow in the off-season when leading scorer, Sterling Gibbs decided to transfer so Kevin Willard’s future lies in the hands of a young team. [Read more…]

Familiar face looks to turn around DePaul basketball program

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With the DePaul basketball program continuing to be the laughing stock of the Big East, the Blue Demons have gone back to the past in hopes of turning things around. The school hired Dave Leitao as head coach this off-season, ten years after he left the exact same position for seemingly greener pastures. Leitao led DePaul to an NCAA Tournament and two NIT appearances in the mid-2000’s but has his work cut out for him to get the Blue Demons back to that level. [Read more…]

St. John’s Basketball starting from scratch

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There is a new era for the St. John’s basketball program as legendary player Chris Mullin returns home to try and add a spark to a program that struggled to return to prominence under Steve Lavin. Mullin has his work cut out for him though as the team experiences a major facelift since they lose their top seven scorers from a year ago.

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Katina Powell implies that Rick Pitino had knowledge of escort parties (video)

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While appearing today on ABC’s “The View,” one of the nation’s most popular morning shows, author and former madame Katina Powell stated that Louisville basketball Coach Rick Pitino was aware that his program was hiring strippers/prostitutes to service his players.

Former Louisville Director of Basketball Operations Andre McGee, once told Powell that Rick Pitino “knows everything,” she claims. 

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There’s no way Rick Pitino didn’t know about the Sex scandal

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It’s hard to make people care about college basketball in October. It’s very difficult to get the masses interested in the sport in November, but October?? Well, it takes a good old-fashioned sex scandal to move the college hoops needle before Halloween.

Thank you Louisville basketball and Rick Pitino. There is no way any of us truly believe that Pitino didn’t know about the escorts coming to the basketball living facilities. It was the right hand man of Rick Pitino, Andre McGee who orchestrated all the SEX! SEX! SEX for MONEY!

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Explanation of why Arizona Wildcats say “Bear down”

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You might have heard a lot of Arizona Wildcats, their fans and alumni saying “Bear Down” this March madness. Which is weird because what do Wildcats have to do with Bears? It’s not like the Arizona Wildcats are based in a place like Russia (the bear is the nation’s international symbol) or California (which has a bear on the state flag).

We found an explanation. More timely than ever as the Arizona Wildcats take on the San Diego St. Aztecs in a #1 versus #4 match-up in the sweet 16.

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2016 NBA Mock Draft (6/29/15)

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Here is The Sports Bank’s extremely early 2016 NBA Mock Draft.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.

Be sure to check out our 2016 NFL mock draft.

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2015 NBA Mock Draft-First Round (6/25/15)

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Here is The Sports Bank’s 2015 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have been taken into account.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.  Our NBA mock draft also appears on NBA.com’s consensus mock draft.

Check out a list of who has declared for the 2015 NBA Draft.

You can check out my NBA team needs pages posted at WalterFootball.com.

Be sure to check out our 2016 NFL mock draft.

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2015 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (6/25/15)

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Here is the second round of The Sports Bank’s 2015 NBA Mock Draft where team needs and outstanding trades have NOT been taken into account.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.

Our NBA mock draft also appears on NBA.com’s consensus mock draft.

Check out a list of who has declared for the 2015 NBA Draft.

You can check out my NBA team needs pages posted at WalterFootball.com.

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UCLA’s Kevon Looney: NBA Draft stock free fall

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UCLA Center Kevon Looney was a consensus NBA Draft lottery pick during the regular season, but that’s gone by the wayside now. He’s the Tom Petty of this draft…”and I’m free. Free Falling.” 

“Free falling now I’m free falling now I’m…..”

Looney was once talked about in the top five; now he’s down into the late teens, early 20s. The people close to Kentucky Coach John Calipari were telling him this back in December.

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2015 College Basketball transfers list (6-5-15)

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College basketball transfers are becoming a growing trend.  Here is a list of players from the marquee conferences who are transferring out of their respective programs after this past season and a list of college basketball transfers who will be eligible to play at their new school for the 2015-16 season.  Bookmark this page as we will continue to update the list as the off-season progresses.

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Top Four Iowa State Head Coaching Candidates

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Who’s going to replace Fred Hoiberg at Iowa State? The Mayor leaves behind really big shoes to fill. Here with me to inform you on who will step up and fill those shoes is KCCI-TV (CBS Des Moines) Sports Director Andy Garman.

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