It is only fair to let some time pass before assessing whether players did or did not pan out with their new teams. Five years seems like a good amount of time to dole out NBA Draft grades that actually mean something.
March Madness: What The History Of Double-Digit Seeds In The Sweet 16 Suggests For Ohio, NC State, and Xavier
Jerod broke down every Sweet 16 that had a double-digit seed participant and was struck by three observations: 1) how impossible Ohio’s task seems based on history; 2) how much precedent there is for Xavier fans to hang their hats on; and 3) the incredible record of #11 seeds in the Elite 8…if NC State can only get there.
It seems like every year there is a player who takes the NCAA Tournament by storm, often out of nowhere. If you’ve ever wondered “what ever happened to that guy?” or if you just wanted to take a trip down memory lane, then read on, as Keith has compiled a list of NCAA Tournament studs who failed to remain in the highlight reels at the next level.
In your quest to unearth the big first round upset, don’t lose sight of the big picture, which is that most NCAA Tournament pools give increasing points for correct predictions deeper in the tournament. This post contains several statistical notes you may find helpful as you try to decide if you’re comfortable with your Final Four predictions.
50 years ago this Friday, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 100 points in a 169-147 win over the New York Knicks. In honor of the golden anniversary of Wilt’s 100-point game, here are 100 facts about that March 2, 1962 game, the setting, the players, and the historical significance.
On Michael Jordan’s Birthday, A Celebration of His Legacy, Greatest Moments, and the Best MJ Mix-Tape Ever
On February 17th, 1963 the greatest basketball player of all-time was born. Michael Jordan was born in Brooklyn, burgeoned as a baller at Laney High School in North Carolina, spent three memorable years in Chapel Hill, and was then drafted by the Chicago Bulls where he became a legend among legends. We celebrate his legendary career in this post.