Archive for: February, 2007

NCAA Basketball– Are the Longhorns Long Shots?

The Texas Longhorns (10- 3 Big 12, 20- 7 overall) are rated 19th in the AP Coaches Poll and 20th in the ESPN/USA Poll and are in third place in their conference, Number six Kansas (11- 2 Big 12, 24- 4 overall) and number eight Texas A&M (11-2 Big 12, 23- 4 overall) are just […]

Biggest Trade– NBA Trade Deadline for NCAA Basketball

The NBA trade deadline has come and gone and none of the big ones came through. Jason Kidd, Vince Carter, Mike Bibby and Pau Gasol and others all stay put. And that means that the NBA landscape will stay the same.

NBA– Dennis Johnson Dies Suddenly

Dennis Johnson, who will forever be remembered by Celtics fans and many other basketball enthusiasts, died of cardiac arrest yesterday. There’s an irony that Johnson, know as DJ, died during the NBA trade deadline since many consider the trade Boston made for Johnson was, as former Boston teammate Danny Ainge, now the Celtics’ executive director […]

Weekly Mid Majors Top 25 Poll

With the NBA trade deadline coming to a close today at 3:00 eastern and pretty much being a bust due to no big moves happening, no better time than now to announce this weeks Top 25 Mid Major Poll that we released to readers on Monday. For those of you that haven’t followed the Maddux […]

Spartans Spear Badgers

The Michigan State Spartans (7- 6 Big Ten, 20- 8 overall) knocked off the AP-Coaches’ Poll number one team and the ESPN-USA Poll number two team—the Wisconsin Badgers (12- 2 Big Ten, 26- 3 overall) —last night. At home, the Spartans took over the game in the second half and won by a nine-point margin—64- […]

NBA Trade Deadline Approaching No Kidd(ing)

The rumors abound regarding potential NBA trade as the deadline of February 22 at 3 pm ET is less than one day away. There are major problems involved in any big NBA trade. Salary cap restrictions, exceptions and exemptions help make scenarios extremely complicated, huge salaries don’t help and a paucity of big name talent […]

Dallas is Mav-e-lous!

The Dallas Mavericks have lost nine games and won 44 (830%). In the Southwest Division of the NBA West Conference, they are nine games up on the second place San Antonio Spurs. As a comparison, the team with the second most wins in the NBA is the Pacific Division’s Phoenix Suns. The Suns are 39 […]

Louisville and Vanderbilt Make the Top-25 AP this Week!

The Louisville Cardinals (9-4 Big East, 19- 8 overall) and Vanderbilt Commodores (8- 4 SEC- East, 24- 3 overall) are nationally ranked at twenty and seventeen respectively. The Cards are in third-place in the Big East and Vandy is in second in the SEC-East. The big deal for Louisville is that they beat both Pittsburgh […]

Vandy is Fine and Dandy

The unranked Vanderbilt Commodores (8-4 SEC/E, 18- 8 overall) moved into sole possession of second place in the SEC East by beating the number one ranked and SEC, East first-place Florida Gators (11- 1 SEC/E, 24- 3 overall). The 2006- 07 National Championship Gators were undefeated in the SEC until Vandy beat them easily 83- […]

Louisville Beats Nationally Ranked Marquette

The Louisville Cardinals (9- 4 Big East, 19- 8 overall) beat the 13th ranked Marquette Eagles (8- 5 Big East, 21- 7 overall) on a Jerry Smith three-point jumper as time expired, making the final score 61- 59. It’s the second time in one week that the Cards beat a nationally ranked team and a […]

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