Basketball

  • Illinois Women’s B-Ball Players File Racial Suit Against School

    Illinois Women’s B-Ball Players File Racial Suit Against School

    Several former Illinois women’s basketball players are filing a suit against the school for racial discrimination and a breach of their civil rights by coordinating segregated practices and maintaining different disciplinary standards for black and white players. Head coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant are specifically named in the suit. The players are seeking […]

  • You’ll Either Love or Hate This Duke Basketball Hype Video

    You’ll Either Love or Hate This Duke Basketball Hype Video

    Few teams are as polarizing as Duke is. Something about that school just rubs many sports fans the wrong way. However, their track record and fan base speak for themselves. So it should come as no surprise that the basketball team put together a hype video for the nearing 2015-16 season. It’s REALLY long at […]

  • Coach K Twitter Spy: Duke Coach Follows Players with Secret Twitter Account

    Coach K Twitter Spy: Duke Coach Follows Players with Secret Twitter Account

    Legendary Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn’t seem like the kind of guy who’d be on Twitter. And, officially, he’s not on Twitter. But unofficially? Yeah, he’s on Twitter. The kids these days put everything they do and think on social media. The coach of a major college basketball team can’t afford to be the last to […]

  • B-Ball Defender Gets Burned, BAD, on Two Straight Plays (Video

    B-Ball Defender Gets Burned, BAD, on Two Straight Plays (Video

    Someone get this guy a towel and a Gatorade, because it’s time to sub out whoever this defender was. Two high school players, Malik Johnson and JJ Smith, took turns humiliating a defender on consecutive possessions. The defender will remain nameless for the sake of his dignity. In the first instance, the defender gets a ball […]

  • Marshall Henderson Gets Twitter Revenge on Erin Andrews

    Marshall Henderson Gets Twitter Revenge on Erin Andrews

    Back in July 2013, Marshall Henderson was suspended by the Ole Miss basketball team for a failed drug test and violating team rules.  That caused Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews to tweet the comment, “He mocking anyone now?” And that resulted in the following response from Henderson: @ErinAndrews ima save that and you will be the […]

  • Heroic College Basketball Player Lauren Hill Dies of Cancer

    Heroic College Basketball Player Lauren Hill Dies of Cancer

    Just a few weeks after signing on to Mount St. Joseph to play college basketball, 18 year-old Lauren Hill learned that she had terminal brain cancer. Being a fighter, she chose to spend the remaining two years the doctors had projected for her by living her life to the fullest and continuing her dream of […]

  • Referees Confess to Blown Call in NCAA Final (Video) *UPDATE*

    Referees Confess to Blown Call in NCAA Final (Video) *UPDATE*

    With just under two minutes remaining in the NCAA Finals and Duke leading Wisconsin by five points, the referees awarded possession to Duke after the ball went out of bounds over the baseline. Then they went over to the scorer’s table to review the play. Given how tight the game was, and given what was […]

  • 12-Year-Old Boy Wins ESPN Tournament Challenge (Video)

    12-Year-Old Boy Wins ESPN Tournament Challenge (Video)

    If I told you that a 12-year-old could fill out a better March Madness bracket than you can, you’d probably take that as an insult. But you shouldn’t.  That’s because a 12-year-old really can fill out a better March Madness bracket than you, as well as 11.57 million other people, which is exactly what twelve-year-old Sam […]

  • Check Out Duke’s National Championship Rings (Pic)

    Check Out Duke’s National Championship Rings (Pic)

    To the victor go the spoils, and in the case of the Duke Blue Devils, who won the school’s fifth NCAA Basketball title on Monday when they defeated Wisconsin in the finals, the spoils include National Championship rings. You can take a look at those rings via the Tweet below from the NCAA March Madness […]

  • This Sad Wisconsin Teletubby Will Break Your Heart (Video)

    This Sad Wisconsin Teletubby Will Break Your Heart (Video)

    There are few things sadder than a grown man (college kids are a runner-up) in a costume when things aren’t going his way—which is always a risk when you’re dressing up for an athletic event. Remember that old man that dressed up at the World Cup? He broke our heart. Of course, we have more sympathy for […]

  • Wisconsin Fan Jumps From Streetlight…After They Lose (Video)

    Wisconsin Fan Jumps From Streetlight…After They Lose (Video)

    You have to love sports fans, and college sports fans in particular. College students have so much time on their hands that they’re pretty much begging to riot or party or…something after a game. Win or lose. This Wisconsin fan in particular is a strange case, if only because he scaled a streetlight pole (in […]