Category Archive: College Basketball

Mar 18

10 Friday Questions 3/18

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1. What is one thing you find yourself complaining about the most? 2. What was the last thing you ate for dinner? 3. Describe your favorite tshirt: 4. How many trips a week do you make to the grocery store? 5. Got any vacations planned for this year? If so where? 6. If you could …

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Mar 14

The NCAA Tournament: Memories, Madness, and Me

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When I see the above photograph, it’s hard to believe 19 years have passed since it was first captured. The old saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words, but the story told is dependent of the receiving eyes. The young may see it as just another cover, marking just another moment in …

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Mar 04

The Sports Bank.net: Dickie V. Has Tom Izzo Back in the Final Four Again

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Mark it down.*Dick Vitale, larger than life ESPN Media Personality, has Tom Izzo and his Michigan State Spartans making the Final Four yet again this year. Make your travel plans for Houston now Spartans fans. Save time to visit the Johnson Space Center. Tom Izzo is 20-4 in the second game of any given weekend …

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Mar 04

The Sports Bank.net: Dick Vitale Thinks John Groce Deserves Another Season

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“I don’t agree with what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” That’s a quote attributed to French Enlightenment Philosopher-Writer Voltaire, and there’s a debate over whether he actually even said that. I do not feel John Groce deserves the opportunity to return as Illinois Fighting Illini Men’s …

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Dec 16

The Sports Bank.net: Bo Ryan retires Effective IMMEDIATELY

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We knew Wisconsin Badgers Coach Bo Ryan was going to be done with college basketball after this season. Then he left the door open to returning for next year and beyond. Turns out, he won’t be coaching anymore at all. You won’t even get to see him for Big Ten play in 2016.   http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?t=162516

Nov 12

The Sports Bank.net: Ohio State Basketball uncharacteristic underdogs this season

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With four of their top six scorers gone and seven newcomers stepping onto the floor, the Ohio State basketball program is facing a rare year of reloading. The Buckeyes were picked to finish seventh in the Big Ten and are enter the season in a strange role; as underdogs. OHIO STATE BUCKEYES Last Season: 6th, …

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Jun 07

The Sports Bank.net: Cal Golden Bears good role model for Illini basketball

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Shortly after the Illini basketball team closed up shop for the season (It happened in the early going of their Big Ten Tournament first round destruction at the hands of Michigan’s 3/4 of a team) we juxtaposed Illinois to Maryland. It made sense at the time given that the Illini and the Terps had such …

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Apr 11

The Sports Bank.net: Bobby Hurley leads list of 6 coaches who broke out this season

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A great coach has the ability to get the most out of their players. They will find a way to win the game even if the players aren’t at their best. It may take a few years, but great coaching talent will always be recognized.. While there are dozens of great up and coming coaches, …

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Apr 04

Breaking: Wisconsin beats Kentucky, ends their perfect season

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Sam Dekker hit a three over Willie Cauley-Stein with two minutes left to break a 60-all tie as the Wisconsin Badgers played the role of the ultimate spoiler, beating No. 1 and then-undefeated Kentucky, 71-64. Dekker was, again, terrific, finishing with 16 points after scoring 50 in the two games in Los Angeles last weekend. He …

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Apr 04

Member Spotlight of the Month — NDSMC78

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*NDSMC78, thank you SO much for doing this interview! I could not find that we had ever done one on you!! You and I have several things in common… I, too, nearly never watch TV…(I only keep the TV for football season). I could also eat pasta nearly every day…as long as there was pizza …

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