In Oliver Stone's classic film Wall Street, the iconic main character Gordon Gekko describes terrible, worthless stocks as "dogs" and "dogs with fleas." In another line of dialogue, he asks his mentee Bud Fox. "I bet you were up all night analyzing that dogshit stock?" I guess Mr. Gekko didn't like canines too much. His metaphors certainly apply to a college basketball … [Read more...] about UConn Huskies Beat Butler Bulldogs in UGLIEST NCAA Title Game EVER
Welcome to the third annual NCAA Tournament Championship Drinking Game, one of our favorite articles every year here at The Sports Bank. If you missed our first two editions, you can check the 2009 Michigan State vs. North Carolina version and last year's Butler vs. Duke one. Even if you do not have a rooting interest in tonight's game between Butler and UConn, invite some … [Read more...] about Butler vs. UConn: National Championship Drinking Game
It’s finally here, the Super Bowl of college basketball. The end of all the madness that March left will be resolved on Monday night between the Butler Bulldogs and Connecticut Huskies. I think Butler has the advantage with the experience and better guard play (sorry Kemba Walker). If Butler can force this young UConn team to make mistakes, they should win. It should literally … [Read more...] about 10 Butler-UConn National Title Game Questions
Matt Howard of the Butler Bulldogs is to committing a good hard foul what Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is to being unfunny and possessing no wit. Howard benefited greatly from sophomore Center Andrew Smith breaking the starting lineup. This allowed Howard to move from the five to the four, giving him more experience playing the only position he has a legitimate chance of … [Read more...] about Can Butler’s Matt Howard Make it in the NBA?
The Connecticut Huskies have quietly been the surprise of the season. Butler and VCU are the surprises of the tournament, yes, but no one expected this out of Connecticut. This season has been full of surprises, but there hasn’t been one bigger than the progression of the Connecticut Huskies. The team went through the Jim Calhoun recruiting violations and his possible … [Read more...] about Who Really Thought the UConn Huskies Would Get Here?