As evidenced by decades of college basketball, there are many ways to build a contender. You can look across college basketball and see Kentucky and Duke going after “one-and-done” recruits and reloading every year. You’ll also see teams like Michigan State, who focus on developing players over a longer college career. You’ll see Gonzaga, who built a successful program by going after international recruits. You’ll see many teams that take a little from several different philosophies without one recognizable identity. But now, Eric Musselman has found a new way to build a winner. Read Full Article Here!
Although it’s still almost two months until college basketball tips off, most media outlets are picking Michigan State to be the best team in the Big Ten. If they aren’t picking the Spartans, then they’re looking to Michigan or possibly even Maryland. However, Indiana, who finished 6th in the conference last year, could be the team to take home the Big Ten Championship. Here’s why: Read Full Article Here!
This past Wednesday, I had the opportunity to converse with Jeremiah Francis, who has committed to play basketball for the University of North Carolina. Francis, a point guard, is rated as a four-star prospect and will be a senior this fall at Pickerington Central High School. During my conversation with Francis, we discussed what prompted his decision to commit to the Tar Heels, as well as what he hopes to accomplish in Chapel Hill and beyond. Continue Reading!
Loyola has marched on a familiar path en route to their first Final Four appearance since 1963. With a 28-5 record, including 15-3 in conference play, the Ramblers breezed through both the regular season and the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. In the Big Dance, however, Loyola has embraced life on the edge. Read Full Article Here!