Valuable NBA Players Expected To Be Traded Soon!

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As the February trade deadline approaches, trade discussions heat up. As of lately, we have seen some action but there is much more juice ahead. Some players can be considered as a lock for a trade. Let’s see some of the most significant cases. [Read more…]

A Bad Week for Gopher Basketball

Devoe Joseph

A season that had only one blemish the first 361 days of 2010 has quickly turned into a nightmare of a new year for Minnesota Gophers Basketball. [Read more…]

Jordan Crawford: more than ‘the guy who dunked on LeBron’

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By Paul M. Banks and David Kay

In the world of college basketball, Xavier’s Jordan Crawford is known first and foremost for one thing: the guy who dunked on LeBron during a pick up game at King James’ Skills Academy this past summer. The dunk created a hullabaloo when Nike confiscated the tapes. A kajillion dollar shoe corporation may have tried to censor Crawford’s game, but the NBA is still well aware of what he can do, and by this NBA Draft, so will everyone else.

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Midwest Swing 2nd Round Edition

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By Paul M. Banks

MILWAUKEE- So far the most entertaining exchange of the first half of the “Midwest Swing” tour took place down the stretch of Pittsburgh-Xavier. My press row seat placed me in the midst of a trash talk cross-fire between drunk Xavier fans in the Bradley Center’s third row and Pitt’s mascot “Roc”. They taunted him with “we’re going to shut you up Roc!” So when Pitt cut Xavier’s previously double digit lead down to one, the big cat got up and gave the fans the “you want some of this?” motion. Later he added the similar “come and get me” gesture. Classic. Just classic. Security even had to stop Roc, and give him a stern talking to.

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Gophers Season Over; Tubby Rumors Swirl

By Mike Gallagher

March is a great time of year in college basketball, but it’s times like these I wonder why I still look forward to it and enjoy it.
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NCAA Tournament Preview: Minnesota vs. Xavier

By Mike Gallagher

So begins the most exciting sports event of the year.

Yeah, there’s the Super Bowl, the MLB playoffs, the BCS, but none compares to an event like this.  There’s simply nothing else like it. [Read more…]