Tag Archives: college Basketball

  • 9 College Sports Rivalries Ruined by Conference Realignment

    9 College Sports Rivalries Ruined by Conference Realignment

    Pretty much the only reason college sports are as popular as they are is that they offer tradition, loyalty, and rivalries that professional sports simply cannot. However, if you thought tradition, loyalty, and rivalries could trump the power and influence of money, well, you were sorely mistaken. As we’ve seen in recent years, university presidents […]

  • 25 Hilarious Basketball Fail GIFs

    25 Hilarious Basketball Fail GIFs

    I don’t know about you, but I’ve been so preoccupied with the NFL, the MLB postseason, and the fact that there is no NHL that the 2012-13 NBA season kind of snuck up on me. It seems like just yesterday we were watching the USA All-Stars romp at the London 2012 Olympics and talking about […]

  • 9 Biggest NCAA Punishments

    9 Biggest NCAA Punishments

    Ever since the release of the Freeh Report, which found that Joe Paterno and three other top Penn State University officials actively tried to cover up the sickening actions of convicted child rapist Jerry Sandusky—you know, to protect the reputation of the school—everyone’s been waiting eagerly to find out what kinds of criminals charges will […]

  • 9 Dirty College Basketball Coaches

    9 Dirty College Basketball Coaches

    They say cheaters never win. But I’m pretty sure they mean that figuratively, because, literally speaking, cheaters win all the time. Just look at John Calipari. Last night his Kentucky Wildcats beat the Kansas Jayhawks to win the 2012 NCAA Basketball Championship. But Coach Calipari got where he is today—winning a national championship with one […]

  • 12 Weirdest Team Names In The 2012 NCAA Tournament

    12 Weirdest Team Names In The 2012 NCAA Tournament

    I don’t know about you, but I’ve given up trying to be scientific when filling out my March Madness bracket. I used to study all the teams’ records, see who they beat and who they didn’t, analyze the RPI rankings—all that stuff. But I’d still lose the office pool to someone who doesn’t know a […]

  • 15 Impressive Free Throw Distractions

    15 Impressive Free Throw Distractions

    Whether it’s college basketball or the NBA, the numbers are all pretty much the same: the average basketball team tends to make around 72% of its free throws, with good teams draining around 80% and terrible teams hitting around 65%. So if, on average, teams take about 22 free throw attempts per game, the difference […]

  • 9 Best Rivalries In College Basketball (2012 Edition)

    9 Best Rivalries In College Basketball (2012 Edition)

    Sports rivalries don’t exist in a vacuum. You can say this or that rivalry is the biggest before the season starts, but once the games are played things have a tendency to change. Inevitably, some rivalries that are great on paper won’t live up to the hype; others, meanwhile, will come out of nowhere and […]

  • Was That Chuck Norris At The Wisconsin-Ohio State Game? (Video)

    Was That Chuck Norris At The Wisconsin-Ohio State Game? (Video)

    If you were sitting in front of a television watching Saturday’s Big Ten match-up between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Wisconsin Badgers, you may have found yourself wondering whether that was Chuck Norris you just saw shadow-sparing on national television. We’re sorry if this information comes as a disappointment, but we should tell you […]

  • 11 Most Incredible Places To Watch College Basketball

    11 Most Incredible Places To Watch College Basketball

    Today, Total Pro Sports takes a look at the 11 most amazing places to watch college basketball. These are college sports venues that possess the perfect combination of history, atmosphere, aesthetics and, of course, quality basketball. Still, since it’s the so-called “intangibles” that make college sports so much fun to begin with, there’s no point […]

  • Jennifer Hudson’s ‘One Shining Moment’ (Video)

    Jennifer Hudson’s ‘One Shining Moment’ (Video)

    It was another amazing NCAA basketball tournament, capped off last night by one of the best final games in tourney history. The Dukies held off the Butler Bulldogs 61-59 for the the title. And while most of the planet seemingly can’t stand Duke, we all can enjoy the “One Shining Moment” tribute done at the […]

  • The John Wall Windshield Wiper (Video)

    The John Wall Windshield Wiper (Video)

    We have a worthy addition to the pantheon of great sports gifts and souvenirs. We already have the #1 Foam Finger. And the Beer Helmet. Now, we have the John Wall Dunking Windshield Wiper. First off, we have to congratulate the maker for not misspelling anything, as opposed to the John Wall jersey fail we […]