When Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor named David Kahn the president of basketball operations, he expected to have a playoff-contending team by now. Instead, in his four years on the job he has made more trades than times Dwight Howard has changed his mind about being traded, drafted more point guards than an apartment complex could support, and traded away more draft … [Read more...] about The ‘David Kahn’ Era
The Sports Bank's Ngozi Ekeledo stopped by the 2012 NBA Draft Combine's Media Day and talked to Purdue’s tough man Robbie Hummel about the Big Ten’s physical play serving as preparation for the NBA. … [Read more...] about How high is NBA Draft stock of Purdue’s Robbie Hummel? (Video)
Purdue All-American forward Robbie Hummel has been selected as the 2012 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award winner. Hummel is Purdue’s first-ever winner of the award, given annually to the most outstanding senior in NCAA Division I men’s basketball. … [Read more...] about Purdue’s Robbie Hummel wins top senior award
Warning: I will not be responsible if you copy these brackets and are out of your NCAA Tournament pool by Sunday. However, if you do listen to my college basketball wisdom and win some money, I want 20% of the pot or at least a shout-out on your twitter or facebook page. North Carolina is the top seed in the Midwest Regional but Kansas figures to have a huge home crowd … [Read more...] about NCAA Tournament: Midwest Regional bracket breakdown
The NBA Draft Stock Report checks in on which college basketball players have made a name for themselves in the past week; either helping or hurting their future draft position. Click here for The Sports Bank's 2012 NBA Mock Draft. … [Read more...] about 2012 NBA Draft stock report (3/1/12)
When Purdue coach Matt Painter dismissed junior Kelsey Barlow from the team last Friday due to an altercation at a bar, senior Ryne Smith called it "addition by subtraction." That statement may have been validated Saturday night, as the Boilermakers went into Crisler Arena and thoroughly dominated the Wolverines, 75-61, sullying their pristine 15-0 home mark in the … [Read more...] about Purdue Deals Michigan its First Home Loss of the Season
One month ago, Michigan was still looking for its first conference road win of the season. The Wolverines had just lost by two at Arkansas, and a tough road trip to West Lafayette was just three days away. The Maize and Blue played another two-point game against the Boilermakers, but this time they came out on top. Since that win at Mackey Arena, Michigan’s only losses have … [Read more...] about Michigan Looks to Continue Home Dominance against Purdue
Watching Michigan State win decisively on national television Sunday had a distinctively March feel to it. Like a usual spring rite of passage, no doubt helped by the sound of the CBS college basketball theme song we've all become accustomed to. Once again, the Spartans look like a top line team on NCAA Selection Sunday. And McDonald's All-American Branden Dawson is helping … [Read more...] about Can Michigan State be a NCAA Tournament #1 Seed?