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Category Archive: College Basketball

Sep
20
2017

Blue Ribbon Preseason Top 25 Includes Six From ACC

Do you realize basketball is just around the corner? The ACC is again stacked with quality teams. Thanks to @Hokiesmash_ASD for sending this ACC press release. The Atlantic Coast Conference leads all leagues with six teams listed among Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook’s preseason Top 25 rankings, including three among the top 10. In addition, the publication has …

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Jul
02
2017

The 5 Best Power 5 Basketball Coaches – Age 45 and under.

Top Power 5 College Football coaches under the age of 45   1) Buzz Williams, Virginia Tech (44) When Virginia Tech hired Buzz Williams back in 2014, it was universally hailed as a great move by the athletic department. Williams is the 5 star recruit that’s lived up to the hype. In 6 six seasons …

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Jun
23
2017

Record Setting 2017 NBA Draft for ACC

For the best basketball conference in the country for the last 3 years (at least), it’s no surprise the ACC just set an NBA draft record. #ACCMBB has TEN First Round picks in the 2017 @NBA Draft, the MOST by any conference IN HISTORY! #ACC#NBADrafthttps://t.co/A1IM21p2ROpic.twitter.com/OxWMZ6Xt2P — ACC Men’s Basketball (@accmbb) June 23, 2017 These are …

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Jun
08
2017

Games set for 2017 ACC/Big 10 Challenge

Just a quick post for tonight… The matchups were released for the 2017 ACC/Big 10 Challenge. 2017 Big Ten/ACC Challenge schedule (dates, networks & times will be announced at a later date)   • Boston College at Nebraska • Clemson at Ohio State • No. 5 Duke at Indiana • Florida State at Rutgers • …

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Jun
03
2017

Some reports still can’t figure out to properly summarize Conference Revenue numbers.

I’ve got a pet-peeve about something. Every year conference revenue numbers are released, and without fail they are reported incorrectly time and time again. This type of thing has been going on for years, and back in 2012 I tried to explain how revenue numbers and third-tier rights worked.  . If you are one of …

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Apr
08
2017

Giving year-end final grades to the ACC Basketball Coaches (1-5)

ACC Coaches 6-10 | ACC Coaches 11 -15 North Carolina – Roy Williams : A+++ When you win the national title you can get nothing less than an A+++. That’s what Roy Williams did at North Carolina this season to win his third national championship. He got his Heels to commit to defense, and to win …

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Apr
07
2017

Giving year-end final grades to the ACC Basketball Coaches (10-6)

ACC Coaches 1-5 | ACC Coaches 11 -15 Wake Forest – Danny Manning : B+ Wake Forest finished with flourish, and that pushed head coach Danny Manning from a C+\B- to a B+. The Deacs had good computer numbers all year, but weren’t a NCAA team until later wins over Louisville and Virginia Tech. Picked …

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Apr
06
2017

Giving year-end final grades to the ACC Basketball Coaches (11-15)

Now that the basketball season is over, it is time to hand final year-end grades to the basketball coaches like we did for the football coaches.  We are going to start at the bottom and work our way up giving grades to all 15 ACC Coaches, even * cough * if they are no longer employed. …

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Apr
04
2017

Roy Williams among best coaches ever after third national title.

Remember this article from CBS Sports a few years ago? – Critical Coaches : Most overrated coaches in the country. Guess who topped the list – North Carolina coach Roy Williams. Well after Monday night, Roy Williams is a 3 Time National Champion. Only John Wooden (10), Mike Krzyzewski (5), and Adolph Rupp (4) have won more. …

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Apr
04
2017

A bunch of Way too Early College Basketball Rankings for 2017-2018

The paint has barely dried on North Carolina’s National Championship and we’re already talking next year. There’s nothing wrong with that. The Heels are going to be reigning champions for next calendar year. Here’s a listing of some way too early College Basketball Rankings for 2017-2018. As usual the ACC, the country’s best basketball conference, …

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Apr
03
2017

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD & @TalkinACCSports talk Frozen Four and Gonzaga/UNC with @WillsWorldMN and @JoeMicik

@Hokiesmash_ASD and @TalkinACCSports preview a couple huge events this week. We are joined by two great friends of the podcast @WillsWorldMN of accnation.net and @JoeMicik of the bracketyard.com. Do yourself a favor, and check out their sites. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on ITUNES to get the quickest updates! You …

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Apr
02
2017

Don’t doubt Roy, North Carolina back in the title game.

The Tar Heels are back in the Title Game game for the 2nd straight year. One thing that should come to an end is questioning Roy Williams coaching ability. He is one of the best of all time. That’s a fact. He’s been to 9 Final Fours, and 2 National Titles – with a chance …

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Apr
01
2017

NIT Championship loss doesn’t detract from Josh Pastner’s solid first season at Georgia Tech.

Georgia Tech lost in the NIT Championship game 88-56 to TCU. The Horned Frogs were the better team. They spread Georgia Tech defensively out and seemed to knock down every open shot. It was a tough way for the Yellow Jackets to finish a 21-16 season. That said the loss shouldn’t take away from Josh …

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Mar
27
2017

Podcast – @Hokiesmash_ASD & @TalkinACCSports talk ACC Basketball & NCAA Tournament with @Blacketologist

@Hokiesmash_ASD and @TalkinACCSports have a great podcast for you. We discuss the ACC basketball and the NCAA Tournament with @Blacketologist (Jamal Murphy) – http://cbslocal.com  contributor, cohost of the #BillRhodenOnSports podcast. We really appreciate Jamal joining us and sharing his college basketball insights. To download the audio file of this podcast, please go here. In addition you can subscribe to the Podcast on …

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Mar
26
2017

North Carolina shows tons of heart and guts in getting back to Final 4.

For a program unfairly or not that gets often gets questioned for it’s hearts, guts, and toughness, the North Carolina Tar Heels showed a ton of it against the Kentucky Wildcats in their Elite 8 win. The best stretch of basketball I’ve seen this year has been when the North Carolina destroyed a quality field …

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Mar
25
2017

@dennisdoddcbs and @dcaraviello call out SI Kid’s Reporter at NCAAs, then have to apologize.

You know that filter in your head that stops you from saying what you are thinking? For a couple of members of the sports media, that little filter apparently stopped working. @dcaraviello of the @PostandCourier and @dennisdoddcbs of CBSSports.com had these comments about about a SI Kid Reporter asking questions at the NCAA Tournament. SI for KIds reporter is cute and all, but …

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