Category Archives: College Basketball

Murray State’s At-Large NCAA Tourney Bid Chances

By | March 9, 2015

Murray State’s at-large NCAA Tourney bid chances are Slim to none and Slim just left town.  The Racers’ non-conference schedule is not tourney worthy. Since Murray State was upset by Belmont in the finals of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament there has been speculation as to whether the Racers will receive an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. … Read More »

Gonzaga Bulldogs Basketball may be Poised for a Deep Tourney Run

By | February 11, 2015

The past may be prologue as Gonzaga Bulldogs basketball may be poised for a deep run in the NCAA Tourney.  However, that is what I always think, so why this time? Well, the answer is that this time isn’t any different, maybe.  Except for a brand new one-two punch of quality transfers and the fact that this may… Read More »

Five Tips For Watching the ESPN NCAA Basketball Marathon

By | November 19, 2014

Here are five tips I learned from staying up and watching the ESPN NCAA basketball marathon.  Perhaps some poor soul can benefit from this experience. Since I am a western basketball freak, I naturally decided to take on the first part of the ESPN NCAA basketball marathon, i.e., the western swing.  The western swing will keep you up… Read More »

Missouri State Spins Weak Non-Conference Basketball Schedule

By | August 21, 2014

Missouri State, no stranger to weak non-conference basketball scheduling, has outdone themselves this time with the addition of Avila. Missouri State’s non-conference basketball schedule includes a regular season game against Avila, from Kansas City.  The spin doctors were hard at work explaining this atrocity.  Apparently, those gullible enough to take this hook, line and sinker, are led in… Read More »

UCLA (uh, Purdue) gets High-Quality Hoops Transfer Guard Jon Octeus

By | August 12, 2014

Jon Octeus is set to give UCLA a big lift this season in an area of need and is ready to shake-up the PAC 12 and Bruins opponents. Octeus has arrived in Los Angeles to wreak havoc.  On the basketball court, that is, and wearing the blue and gold of the legendary UCLA Bruins.  Octeus.  Jon Octeus.  With… Read More »