By George Economus
Lavar Ball is making headlines once again. Not because of his shoe brand, his sons, or his reality facebook show, but because of Lavar’s new JBA league, an alternative path to the NBA rather than the traditional NCAA college system. Lavar released the schedule for the JBA last week and the inaugural season will commence in mid June and conclude in early August this year. Read Full Article Here!
By Oliver Mauntel
After reeling in the top recruiting class for the class of 2017, the Blue Devils entered the 2017-18 season with sky-high expectations. Some wondered, including myself, who can beat these guys? After all, they have six former 5-star recruits, three former 4-stars, and arguably the best basketball coach of all time running the show. The ride, however, has been bumpier than anticipated, but Duke is hitting their stride at the right time. Read Full Article Here!
By Griffin Hill
There are teams every year that get hot at the right time, and have the momentum it takes to make a deep run in the tournament regardless of talent. Conference championships are the last chance to punch a ticket to the big dance, and get your team excited and motivated to compete in late March.
Here are the 5 teams I think are the hottest in all of college basketball.
5. Miami Hurricanes
This program (like the football team) thrives on momentum and energy, and with a 4 game win streak going into the ACC tournament, they are scary. The Hurricanes have shown they are one of the best transition teams in the country, and lately that they can get stops down the stretch. If this team can make a push in the conference tourney their stock will rise, and I look for them to make an Elite 8 run. Read Full Article Here!