E'Twaun Moore grew up a Chicago Bulls fan. Today he joined the team. The 6-4, 191 pound guard hails from East Chicago, Indiana, so this is literally "living the dream." Moore worked out at the Berto Center (the Bulls' practice facility in Deerfield, IL) right before the NBA Draft, and The Sports Bank asked him then what kind of feedback the Bulls gave him. "Told me to … [Read more...] about Chicago Bulls sign E’Twaun Moore; local product, childhood fan
Welcome to The Sports Bank’s second annual college basketball season preview series. Last year we looked at 99 teams in 99 days. This year, we are being slightly more aggressive and expanding to 111 teams in 111 days. We will rank the 74 power conference teams and top 37 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. We’ll break down rosters, non-conference schedules, and pick … [Read more...] about #43 Purdue Boilermakers: College Basketball 111 in 111
I guess VCU will soon become a trending term. Virginia Commonwealth University might become America's sweethearts since we have no true cinderella this march madness season, and America loves an underdog story. It's fitting that Purdue University's initials are PU, given the way they played tonight. At least on the defensive end, where they surrendered 94 points to the Rams … [Read more...] about Purdue Gets Blown out of the Building by VCU
The Purdue Boilermakers were dealt a serious blow on Friday Night when they were quite simply embarrassed by Michigan State in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament. This comes directly after losing in Iowa to close out the regular season. These two steps in the wrong direction could come back to hurt the Boilermakers come Sunday when the committee considers where to … [Read more...] about Can The Purdue Boilermakers Salvage a #3 Seed?
You can have an endless debate about some of the candidates for the Big Ten basketball post-season awards. JaJuan Johnson, Jared Sullinger, and Jordan Taylor are all worthy of being named Player of the Year. A solid case could be made for Ohio State's Thad Matta, Purdue's Matt Painter, and Wisconsin's Bo Ryan winning Coach of the Year honors. The Sports Bank panel of five … [Read more...] about TSB’s Big Ten Basketball Postseason Awards