When it's 85 degrees outside, it's somewhat difficult to think about college basketball season, but practice is underway and Notre Dame Media Day is already over. It was interesting to see if ND Head Coach Mike Brey would still rock his trademark mock turtleneck underneath a sport coat today, as this afternoon was shorts and flip-flop weather. And the light-hearted banter … [Read more...] about Notre Dame Hoops Media Day Notes, Quotes and Observations
Chicago Well Represented on Oscar Robertson Award Finalists List
By Paul M. Banks ST. LOUIS (USBWA) - The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has announced finalists for the 2010 Oscar Robertson Trophy, to be presented to the association's national player of the year. Three of the 16 finalists hail from the Chicago area: Ohio State's Evan "His Royal Smoothness" Turner, Kansas' Sherron Collins, and Duke's Jon Scheyer. There's a second … [Read more...] about Chicago Well Represented on Oscar Robertson Award Finalists List
Luke Harangody named National Player of the Week
Luke Harangody Reacts to 1st Loss of Season
By Paul M. Banks Luke Harangody received more votes for the AP All-American team than any other player in the nation. The 2 time All-American senior forward is also the Big East preseason player of the year. Here's how he reacted to #23 Notre Dame's first loss of the season, coming at the hands of Northwestern, who beat the Irish 72-58. Harangody led the Irish with 21 … [Read more...] about Luke Harangody Reacts to 1st Loss of Season
Does Luke Harangody Have A Future In The NBA?
by: David Kay I dislike Luke Harangody. Immensely. I can’t stand how he bitches about every foul he commits and every call he doesn’t get on offense. His putrid looking turn-around jumper makes me want stab my eyes out with an ice pick. The fact that he plays for Notre Dame only adds to my loathing. I dislike Harangody more than Peter Christian dislikes the Oklahoma … [Read more...] about Does Luke Harangody Have A Future In The NBA?