Tag: college basketball

Purdue’s Center having monumental season In the most obvious news of the day, Purdue’s Zach Edey leads all finalists for Wooden Award. The Senior is averaging 25 points and 12 rebounds, as he’s led Purdue to their first Final 4 since 1980. Zach Edey of Purdue and Tristen Newton of UConn are among the five…

Izzo Wants NCAA to Look Into Eliminating Automatic Bids for Mid-Major Programs You know, I started this week saying it’ll be nothing but positivity. Then I heard coaches and conference commissioners from major conferences and teams starting to push back on small to mid-level schools getting automatic bids into the best tournament ever created. I…

Opt-outs galore Is the NIT the new Bowl game? That is the question, but maybe not in real-time. It was likely seen as a Bowl Game long before this season, when several teams, mostly large schools, said, “No thanks.” There’s probably plenty of blame to go ’round, so let’s look at a few of the…

UConn, Purdue, Houston, UNC get top NCAA seeds Conference tournaments are complete, brackets have dropped, and March Madness 2024 is officially here. UConn was announced as the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA Tournament during the bracket reveal on Selection Sunday. The defending national champion Huskies will stay close to home in the East…

Are they point-shaving? The recent Temple basketball betting scandal is catching some attention. With the rise of legal sports betting, there are growing fears among some fans that the games could be influenced or compromised somehow. Recently, there has been suspicion surrounding the Temple-UAB college basketball game due to some unusual line movement before the…