Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series. Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days. Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season. We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. … [Read more...] about #69 Maryland Terrapins: College Basketball 111 in 111
College basketball fans whose team didn't make the NCAA Tournament are probably already looking ahead to the 2012-2013 season. Typical tourney teams like UCLA, Arizona, Butler, Villanova, and Maryland should have bounce back seasons next year and vie for a spot in the Big Dance. Here are ten non-tourney programs to watch out for next season. … [Read more...] about 10 Non-NCAA Tournament teams ready to make a splash next season
It’s not even Feast Week and the pre-season tournament is upon us. The 2011 Puerto Rico Tip-Off begins today and has somewhat of a watered down field since teams like Purdue, Maryland, and Colorado are going through a transition period. Here are my predictions and what to look for during the four day tourney. Click on the school's name for an in-depth season preview. … [Read more...] about 2011 Puerto Rico Tip-Off Preview and Predictions
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 #78 Maryland Terrapins: College Basketball 111 in 111
We are hitting the stretch run of the college basketball season and teams are trying to improve their resume and pick up some key wins to help their NCAA Tournament hopes. Here are some crucial games this week featuring bubble teams that could make or break their chances of being selected for the Field of 68. Click here for my latest bracketology. By: David Kay … [Read more...] about 2011 NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch
The pre-season tournament season is upon us and The Sports Bank is your home for in-depth previews to get your Feast Week watching ready. The 2K Sports Classic college basketball tournament that benefits Coaches vs. Cancer has already tipped off with pod play but hits the main stage of Madison Square Garden Thursday and Friday with big-time programs Pitt, Illinois, Texas, and … [Read more...] about 2K Sports Classic Preview: Illini Ready to Run the Table?
Coming off their best season since winning the national title in 2002, Maryland has some serious holes to fill as their top three scorers from last season’s ACC co-champion are gone including the flamboyant Greivis Vasquez. One thing is for sure though, Gary Williams will coach his guys up and have the Terps once again competing for a spot in the NCAA Tournament. The Sports … [Read more...] about 99 in 99: #42 Maryland Terrapins
By Mike Gallagher Minnesota looked like they were ready to punch their ticket to the Big Ten Semifinals Friday with a 55-48 lead with 3:27 left to play. But you had to know it wasn’t over. … [Read more...] about Gophers Upset Michigan State, Set Up Key Clash With Purdue