How good might Harrison Barnes be in the NBA?

Harrison Barnes

There wasn’t a more highly touted recruit coming out of high school, other than LeBron James, than Harrison Barnes. People thought so highly of him that college basketball tabbed him as a preseason first team All-American. But his first few months of his freshman season were anything but All-American-esque. [Read more…]

Northwestern Wildcats Moving on to Play #1 Ohio State

Michael juice Thompson

As he has so many times this season, Northwestern Wildcats senior point guard Michael “Juice” Thompson carried his team on his back, leading his team to a victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers in a Big Ten Tournament game they absolutely had to have in order to preserve any chance of a NCAA Tournament berth; and probably really needed to salvage a NIT berth.

Thompson led the way with 35 points, a new career high and a single game Big Ten Tournament record.

By Paul M. Banks

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Minnesota Goldy the Gopher Mascot Punched in the Face!

Minnesota Gophers mascot

As the Minnesota Golden Gophers tip off their opening game in the Big Ten Tournament in a matter of few minutes, it’s good to know they will have the services of their mascot, Goldy.

He is present courtside in Indianapolis, and retains the ability to perform his trademark gesture, the ability to rotate his head. And this is important because his head just suffered a blow from an irate fan.

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