With the Louisville Cardinals cutting down the nets, the book was officially closed on the 2012-2013 college basketball season. Hoop junkies like myself are already looking ahead to next season so allow me to present to you my updated way too early 2012-2013 preseason Top 25 college basketball rankings. So here is my preliminary preseason Top 25 college basketball rankings … [Read more...] about UPDATED 2013-2014 preseason top 25 college basketball rankings
Marquette’s Vander Blue declares for NBA Draft; smart or dumb decision?
Coming off a breakout junior campaign for the Marquette Golden Eagles, shooting guard Vander Blue has decided to leave school a year early and enter the 2013 NBA Draft. Blue is by no means a lock to be a first round pick which makes the decision somewhat surprising. Allow me to break down why the decision both makes sense but could be one that Blue will regret. … [Read more...] about Marquette’s Vander Blue declares for NBA Draft; smart or dumb decision?
Marquette should be even better in 2013-2014
While the disappointment of laying an egg in the Elite 8 against Syracuse still lingers, the future remains extremely bright for a Marquette program coming off their third straight trip to the Sweet 16. Assuming Buzz Williams returns for his sixth season and the incoming recruiting class remains in tact, the Golden Eagles should be even better in 2013-14. … [Read more...] about Marquette should be even better in 2013-2014
Tom Crean leading Indiana Basketball to the Final Four?
Is Indiana basketball truly back to it's former glory? We'll find out this weekend. In 2003, Tom Crean led the Marquette Golden Eagles to a somewhat unexpected trip to the Final Four. Ten years later, Crean is looking for a return trip; this time as head coach of the Indiana Basketball. … [Read more...] about Tom Crean leading Indiana Basketball to the Final Four?
#3 Marquette vs #6 Butler: NCAA Tourney rematch for the ages
The Butler Bulldogs have advanced to the third round, it's still the second round, you're telling me in a "round" 64/68 teams get a bye? of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and will meet Marquette at Rupp Arena on Saturday, March 23rd in Lexington, Kentucky. The arena is named after legendary villain and Kentucky coach Adolph Rupp who is probably turning … [Read more...] about #3 Marquette vs #6 Butler: NCAA Tourney rematch for the ages