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Longtime NBA Scout Says Top Four 2018 NCAA Prospects Would Have All Gone No. 1 in 2017 Draft

Longtime NBA Scout Says Top Four 2018 NCAA Prospects Would Have All Gone No. 1 in 2017 Draft

Sorry, Markelle Fultz. Apologies, Lonzo Ball. Sincere condolences, Jayson Tatum. Ditto Josh Jackson. Why are we offering apologies to the top-four picks from the 2017 NBA draft, the ostensible cream of an incredibly deep crop? Because according to one NBA scout, not one of them would have go in the top four of this year’s [...]

November 8, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Clemson and Dabo Swinney Agree to New 8-year, $54M Contract

Clemson and Dabo Swinney Agree to New 8-year, $54M Contract

Dabo Swinney led Clemson to wins over Alabama and Ohio State in the College Football Playoff last season as the Tigers captured their first national title since 1981 and because of it he was rewarded with a new eight-year, $54-million deal. This deal replaces the six-year, $30.75-million contract Swinney had signed back in April 2016. [...]

August 25, 2017 admin CFB, College, Headlines 0

2018 NBA Draft May Have a New Number One Pick…

2018 NBA Draft May Have a New Number One Pick…

As was first reported a few weeks ago, formerly the No. 1 player in the country for the 2018 class, Marvin Bagley III, filed for reclassification to be able to play college basketball in the 2017-18 season and be eligible for the NBA Draft. While it was never reported officially that his application was accepted, [...]

August 16, 2017 admin CBB, College, Headlines 0

Lonzo Ball Mocks his Dad in Hilarious Foot Locker Commercial

Lonzo Ball Mocks his Dad in Hilarious Foot Locker Commercial

With Father’s Day just around the corner, Foot Locker has created a commercial with some of the top draft prospects reflecting on the impact their dads have had on their journeys to the NBA. In the video De’Aaron Fox, Jayson Tatum and Jonathan Isaac talk about how their relationships with their fathers helped them get [...]

June 14, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines, Hot Seat 0

NBA Scouts Believe Markelle Fultz Has ‘Very Slight Edge’ Over Lonzo Ball in Draft Order

NBA Scouts Believe Markelle Fultz Has ‘Very Slight Edge’ Over Lonzo Ball in Draft Order

LaVar Ball is not going to be happy. Despite not appearing in the NCAA March Madness tournament, Markelle Fultz remains the prohibitive favorite to be drafted first overall in this year’s prospect pageant, according to ESPN.com’s Chad Ford, who polled a bunch of scouts: Based on conversations with NBA scouts, it looks like Markelle Fultz [...]

April 4, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Lane Kiffin Will Not Run Offense For Alabama in Title Game

Lane Kiffin Will Not Run Offense For Alabama in Title Game

It’s still somewhat shocking to see that Lane Kiffin is the head coach at Florida Atlantic. He was once considered the up-and-coming young college coach, but he certainly has bounced around a bit of late. He seemed to fit in nicely in Alabama, coaching the offense for Nick Saban, but Florida Atlantic hired him a [...]

January 3, 2017 Kevin Burke CFB, Headlines 0

Coach K to Undergo Back Surgery, Miss 4 Weeks

Coach K to Undergo Back Surgery, Miss 4 Weeks

Grayson Allen isn’t the only member of Duke men’s basketball that will be missing some time. His coach will be sidelined, too. The ageless Mike Krzyzewski needs to undergo back surgery and as a result, he won’t be able to coach for about four weeks. Well, actually, he’s not ageless, even though his hair is [...]

January 3, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines 1

Duke Suspends Grayson Allen Indefinitely For Tripping

Duke Suspends Grayson Allen Indefinitely For Tripping

Duke’s Grayson Allen has been suspended indefinitely after he was caught tripping another player on the court for the third time in 2 years. Grayson Allen tripped Steven Santa Ana from Elon Phoenix on Wednesday night. After the incident, Allen flipped out on the bench after being called for a technical foul and later had [...]

December 22, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Former Heisman Winner, Rashaan Salaam, Dies at 42

Former Heisman Winner, Rashaan Salaam, Dies at 42

Former Heisman Trophy-winner, Rashaan Salaam has passed away at the age of 42. Salaam was found dead Monday night in a park in Boulder, Colorado, where he starred as a running back for the University of Colorado. Local authorities are saying there was no sign of foul play. Salaam won the Heisman in 1994, and [...]

December 7, 2016 Kevin Burke CFB, Headlines 0

Why College Football Ratings Haven’t Suffered

Why College Football Ratings Haven’t Suffered

ABC saw its biggest Week 10 ratings in five years during the Sunday Night Seahawks/Patriots game. So clearly, all the panic about falling ratings might have been a little premature. Then again, looking at the college football odds, one wonders why the excitement surrounding college football never died down. It wasn’t merely the NFL ratings [...]

November 17, 2016 admin CFB, College 0