Brett Siegel’s 2018-19 Preseason ACC Rankings

The 2018-19 College Basketball Season is a few months away, so it is time to get familiar with some of the major conferences and what they will look like this season! There is no better way to start the preseason than with some Top 25 Rankings, so if you missed

Brett Siegel’s 2018-19 Preseason Top 25

The 2018-19 College Basketball Season is a few months away, but it is time to to dive into my first rankings of the 2018-19 season! There is no better way to start the preseason than with some Top 25 Rankings! So… let’s get right to it! All Recruiting Rankings provided

NCAA Tournament Preview: #8 Virginia Tech vs. #9 Alabama

#8 Virginia Tech vs. #9 Alabama Pittsburgh, PA 9:20 p.m (ET), TNT   Virginia Tech (21-11, 10-8 ACC) Player to Watch: Justin Robinson: 13.8 PPG, 5.8 APG, 1.2 SPG The Hokies' most potent offensive threat, Robinson is the key that makes the engine go for the offense. While Robinson is the leading scorer for Buzz Williams, his

Detailed List of College Basketball Teams with Direct Ties to Federal Probe

Leading source: Yahoo Sports Alabama:  Freshman Collin Sexton reportedly among players/families of players who met with or had meals with former ASM employee Christian Dawkins Arizona: FBI wiretaps caught head coach Sean Miller and Christian Dawkins discussing $100K payment to ensure freshman DeAndre Ayton went to the school Auburn: Personnel/former personnel

College Basketball Midseason Awards

We are officially half-way through the 2017-18 College Basketball season and what a wild ride it has been! 16 different teams have been ranked in the Top 5 this season and we have seen the #1 team in the country go down 3 times this season, all to unranked opponents

College Pride Press Top 25 – Week Seven

  Well, so much for last week being slow. A multitude of ranked teams fell on Saturday, creating hysteria for our voters. It seems that after finals, some of our ranked teams came out flat. Several of these games ended in dramatic fashion, such as Indiana’s upset win over Notre Dame

College Pride Press Top 25 – Week Six

Bedlam. That was last week. Five of our top ten teams lost. Some in games you wouldn’t predict in a million years. It’s clear that Christmas came early for college basketball fans, as chaos dominated. We had Florida get trounced by their rival then inexplicably lose to a mid-major. Kansas

College Pride Press Top 25 – Week Five

Oftentimes, the couple weeks following Thanksgiving can be a slow period in college basketball. The high competition of the early-season tournaments can have some teams looking for reprieve in smaller opponents. Finals are coming up, too, which means teams will usually go at least a week without contesting a game.

Preview: #17 Louisville vs. Purdue – ACC/Big Ten Challenge

ACC-Big Ten Challenge #17 Louisville Cardinals vs. Purdue Boilermakers Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, Indiana (Purdue) 8:00 pm EST ESPN/Watch ESPN   Louisville Cardinals: Despite having a new head coach after everything that unfolded at the University of Louisville this offseason, the Cardinals have not been terrible so far. They have had some close calls this season

College Pride Press Top 25 – Week Three

  Last week, the college basketball year truly began, thanks to the Champions’ Classic. Those two battles brought us high-level competition just days into the season. In addition, a couple other ranked teams also saw themselves get beat, or nearly. This includes Northwestern and USC, one of which clung to a

College Pride Press Top 25: Week Two

  The first weekend is in the past. As per the usual, there wasn’t a ton of drama. Most teams played schools from lower conferences, which served as punching bags and measuring sticks. Though some teams struggled to work through growing pains, such as Kentucky, there shouldn’t be a lot of

So You Want to Be a Champion?

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The programs are ready, the courts are so shiny, the fans ready to cheer! It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” If you aren’t in the College Basketball season spirit, then what are you doing? It has been 7 months since

North Carolina Season Preview

Season Preview: North Carolina Last Season: 33-7, National Champions Key Losses: Justin Jackson, Kennedy Meeks, Tony Bradley Key Additions: Jalek Felton, Garrison Brooks, Brandon Huffman, Cam Johnson UNC got their revenge last year on the final Monday night of the season after falling to Villanova on Kris Jenkins’ game-winner two years prior. That was