Bobby Portis Leading Arkansas To SEC Relevance

Bobby Portis was one of the nation's top prospects just over two years ago. He was, at the time, a 6'9"-and-still-growing McDonald's All-American. Now, he is a 6'11" sophomore with limitless potential, a certain NBA future and helped make the Arkansas Razorbacks look like the second best team in the entire SEC. Arkansas' 16-4 (5-2…

Caution, Hot Take: Will Anyone Win More Games Than Coach K?

Say what you want about the Duke Blue Devils, slapping the floor like they are having seizure or anything else about the polarizing basketball program in Durham. None of it would have been possible without Mike Krzyzewski. Not the historical runs, certainly not the legacy that's currently in place and in no way would Duke be…

What is Sabotaging Nebraska Basketball?

Nebraska basketball can't stand it. They know, that you know, that this isn't how they planned it. The Cornhuskers want to get their win/loss record straight, this tough out of the start iffy-at-best slate. They can't stand losing when they're anywhere. Because their basketball skills are obviously solid, it's crystal clear. (end Beastie Boys cover song) Seriously,…

D’Angelo Harrison Should Probably Be Getting More National Shine

People really do like new and shiny things; so much so that the older, perhaps more practical options get overlooked since the proverbial new-car-smell has worn off. That doesn't mean the familiar has fallen out of favor. Rather, it's dependability is expected. In other words, it's taken for granted, which brings us to St. John's…

Don’t Judge Bruce Pearl and Auburn, Not Yet

Much fanfare, excitement and whatnot followed Bruce Pearl when he signed up to become the head coach for the Auburn Tigers. And, I mean, why not? Pearl has had success every singe place he has coached, no matter the size, budget or expectations placed on him. Between making Southern Indiana a Division II basketball staple,…