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Zion Williamson Declares for NBA Draft

Zion Williamson Declares for NBA Draft

Duke’s Zion Williamson has declared for the 2019 NBA Draft Williamson, long believed to be the first-overall pick in June, made the announcement on Instagram on Monday. View this post on Instagram ?Thank you Duke?#thebrotherhood A post shared by Zion Williamson (@zionlw10) on Apr 15, 2019 at 2:43pm PDT The 6’7″, 285-pound freshman took college [...]

April 16, 2019 Anou Enright NCAA 0

Zion Williamson: High Chance He Declares for NBA Draft

Zion Williamson: High Chance He Declares for NBA Draft

While everyone expects Duke freshman sensation Zion Williamson to declare for June’s NBA draft, he is not yet ready to make it official. “I mean, it’s obviously a high chance that I’m obviously going to enter the draft,” Williamson said after Duke’s loss to Michigan State on Sunday. “I’m not going to make it official [...]

April 1, 2019 Anou Enright NCAA 0

Virginia Tech’s Ty Outlaw to Play After Passing Drug Test

Virginia Tech’s Ty Outlaw to Play After Passing Drug Test

According to head coach Buzz Williams Virginia Tech guard Ty Outlaw will be playing in the Sweet 16 matchup against Duke on Friday despite being charged with marijuana possession. The charge against Outlaw was issued last week while he was with the Hokies playing in the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament The school [...]

March 28, 2019 Anou Enright NCAA 0

Duke Survives UCF to Advance to Sweet 16

Duke Survives UCF to Advance to Sweet 16

After all of the emotions fade away, as simple fact remains. Number one seeded Duke, just barely survived by a hair to the number nine seeded UCF to move onto the Sweet 16. After a missed UCF jumper to win the game in the closing seconds, it was Aubrey Dawkins that came flying in for [...]

March 25, 2019 admin NCAA 0

2019 NBA Draft: Mocking the Lottery

2019 NBA Draft: Mocking the Lottery

The NBA tends to be pretty predictable. The same teams rule the regular season, earn top seeds and cruise to the NBA Finals. Golden State has been playing for a championship for each of the last four seasons and it’s doubtful that crazy run ends this year. As it stands, betting on the NBA Finals [...]

March 14, 2019 admin Mock Draft 2019, NCAA 0

Why We Love March Madness: The Surprising Benefits for Fans of College Basketball’s Biggest Stage

Why We Love March Madness: The Surprising Benefits for Fans of College Basketball’s Biggest Stage

March Madness is a unique cultural phenomenon. Sports-loving Americans are famous for forging strong emotional attachments to players, teams, and events–usually within the professional ranks of millionaire athletes and billionaire owners. Consider the annual pomp and circumstance surrounding the Super Bowl as exhibit A. The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, aka March Madness, is [...]

March 14, 2019 admin NCAA 0

March Madness Trends from Past 10 years Could Help Predict First-Round Upsets and Beyond

March Madness Trends from Past 10 years Could Help Predict First-Round Upsets and Beyond

On 17 March 2018, UMBC shocked Virginia 74-54 to become the first No. 16 seed in the history of the NCAA tournament to beat a No. 1 seed. And with that upset, the remaining 25 perfect brackets among the tens of millions completed before March Madness were ruined. The quest for the perfect bracket continues [...]

March 7, 2019 admin NCAA 1

Top NBA Prospect, Zion Williamson, Injured After Nike Shoe Blows Apart

Top NBA Prospect, Zion Williamson, Injured After Nike Shoe Blows Apart

Freshman sensation and top NBA draft prospect, Zion Williamson, suffered a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the opening minute of top-ranked Duke’s showdown with No. 8 North Carolina on Wednesday at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C. Zion was injured on a bizarre play in which he dribbled near the top [...]

February 21, 2019 Anou Enright NCAA 0

NBA Draft Recruit Kevin Porter Jr. has Been Suspended Indefinitely

NBA Draft Recruit Kevin Porter Jr. has Been Suspended Indefinitely

According to USC head coach, freshman Kevin Porter Jr. has been suspended indefinitely for undisclosed “conduct issues.” Porter has been battling a thigh injury this season while still managing to stand out as a potential top 10 draft recruit. However, now that he has been suspended, the remainder of his season as well as his [...]

January 14, 2019 Anou Enright NCAA 0

Paul Pierce Believes This Season’s Duke Team Could Beat the Cleveland Cavaliers

Paul Pierce Believes This Season’s Duke Team Could Beat the Cleveland Cavaliers

Every so often a college basketball program comes along that’s good enough to convince people they could beat an NBA team. This year’s Duke squad is now that program—or so says Paul Pierce. Speaking on ESPN’s NBA Countdown, the Boston Celtics legend says he thinks this season’s Blue Devils could beat the 2018-19 Cleveland Cavaliers, [...]

November 9, 2018 admin NCAA 0