Beyond the Sport

“Ball is life.” That is the phrase that so many kids and young basketball players throw around as a means of proving how committed...

High Expectations for College Basketball Teams in 2017-18

It is late April, and that means it is time to focus on the NBA Playoffs, the NHL Playoffs, Major League Baseball, the NFL...

Winthrop Men Finish Unusual but Successful Season

Now the clock strikes zero, and there are no more games or practices. Many Rock Hill, S.C., natives and Winthrop University basketball fans are...

Thornwell, William Named Academy March Athletes of the Month

University of South Carolina basketball player Sindarius Thornwell and Mississippi State basketball player Morgan William have been named the United States Sports Academy’s Male...

Is the ‘Death Penalty’ a Viable Option in UNC Case?

The NCAA handed down the death penalty to Southern Methodist University (SMU) in 1987. Keep in mind that the NCAA came to the decision...

Have the Golden Eagles Been Tarnished?

What has the major college basketball coaching profession become? Earlier this year we saw Mark Gottfried get unjustly dismissed as the head coach at...

Armour: Cloud of NCAA Investigation Still Hangs over North Carolina

The self-pity and righteous indignation would be impressive if they weren’t so indefensible. For three years, an academic fraud scandal has hung over North Carolina...

Armour: Cute and Cuddly No More, Gonzaga Proves Itself as One of Elite

Everybody’s favorite outsider is now the ultimate insider. Eighteen years after it burst onto college basketball’s biggest stage, busting brackets and striking a blow for...

Under the Shadow of a Knight

NCAA Men’s Basketball Finals! What an absolutely great time of year. And so interesting! The story lines go on and on…How cool is that!...

Reviewing Tournament Success from the ‘One-and-Done’ Era

The 2017 NCAA tournament was packed with fantastic freshmen. Jayson Tatum was primed for a breakout performance for Duke. Lonzo Ball was ready to...

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