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College Basketball Player’s Crazy Vicious Elbow to his Opponents Face

College Basketball Player’s Crazy Vicious Elbow to his Opponents Face

We may have just witnessed one of the most vicious and blatantly dirty acts ever committed in college basketball. The player, Kewan Platt of Fitchburg State, was caught on video elbowing sophomore guard Nate Tenaglia, who’d just attempted a 3-point shot from the corner. Prior to his cheap shot, Platt air-balled a three at the [...]

November 14, 2018 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Virginia Tech Suspends Chris Clarke Indefinitely

Virginia Tech Suspends Chris Clarke Indefinitely

On Wednesday, Virginia Tech suspended Chris Clarke indefinitely without any explanation. He was removed from the team’s official online roster just one week prior to the Hokies’ season opener. The 6-foot-6 210-pound combo guard/ forward averaged 9.2 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game during his first three seasons. He was expected to move [...]

November 1, 2018 admin CBB, Headlines 0

NCAA Announces Major Changes to Eligibility Requirements

NCAA Announces Major Changes to Eligibility Requirements

On Wednesday, the NCAA announced major changes to eligibility requirements for college basketball players who wish to declare for the NBA draft. From now on, and subject to approval by the NBA and NBPA, student-athletes who enter the draft and aren’t selected will now be able to return to school as long as they notify [...]

August 8, 2018 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Villanova Wins 2nd Championship in 3 Years

Villanova Wins 2nd Championship in 3 Years

For the second time in three years, the top-seeded Wildcats are national champions in men’s college basketball, knocking off No. 3 Michigan 79-62. Donte DiVincenzo and a defensive turnaround is what gave Villanova its second national title in three years. Villanova started out flat, unable to slow the Wolverines, but DiVincenzo gave them the spark [...]

April 3, 2018 admin CBB, Headlines 0

NBA Scout Says Trae Young Isn’t Worth Lottery Pick After Oklahoma’s NCAA Tourney Exit

NBA Scout Says Trae Young Isn’t Worth Lottery Pick After Oklahoma’s NCAA Tourney Exit

Get ready for Trae Young to slip down NBA draft boards everywhere, apparently. Shortly after Oklahoma fell to Rhode Island in overtime during the first round of NCAA Tournament, Bleacher Report’s Jonathan Wasserman relayed some quotes from executives and scouts that bring the point guard’s future under question. The most damning take of all? At [...]

March 16, 2018 admin CBB, Headlines 0

NCAA Tournament: Looking At The Super Nasty Midwest Bracket

NCAA Tournament: Looking At The Super Nasty Midwest Bracket

Details are now emerging that the 2018 March Madness is going to be an interesting one where everyone involved from the top seed Virginia to those who barely made it like Arizona State feel as though they’re on the bubble. The printable 2018 March Madness Bracket came out on Sunday when many people are asking, [...]

March 15, 2018 admin CBB, College 0

NBA Scout Believes Oklahoma’s Trae Young Will Be Surefire Top-10 Pick in 2017 Draft

NBA Scout Believes Oklahoma’s Trae Young Will Be Surefire Top-10 Pick in 2017 Draft

Some people doubt whether the rise of Oklahoma’s Trae Young portends a prolific future in the NBA. But at least a handful of scouts from the Association aren’t among them. Bleacher Report’s Jonathan Wasserman spoke with a few scouts about the 6’2″ point guard’s upcoming draft stock, and one common theme emerged—they all believe Young [...]

January 12, 2018 admin CBB, College, Headlines 0

Big Baller Brand Goes to Europe: LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Sign with Pro Team in…Lithuania

Big Baller Brand Goes to Europe: LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Sign with Pro Team in…Lithuania

Big Baller Brand is headed to Europe! To be more exact: Big Baller Brand will be taking its pull to…Lithuania. LaVar Ball has made good on his promise to get his sons, LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball, overseas contracts after pulling the former out of UCLA and declaring that the latter, 16, would forego the [...]

December 12, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines 0

After LaVar Ball Pulls LiAngelo Ball from UCLA, Both LaMelo and LiAngelo Exploring Pro Options Overseans

After LaVar Ball Pulls LiAngelo Ball from UCLA, Both LaMelo and LiAngelo Exploring Pro Options Overseans

The Ball family is parting ways with UCLA—and, it seems, the NCAA in general. LaVar Ball told ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman on Tuesday he would be pulling LiAngelo Ball from UCLA’s basketball program: This decision comes on the heels of LiAngelo being detained for shoplifting while on a team trip in China. LaVar, apparently, isn’t happy [...]

December 5, 2017 admin CBB 0

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