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.

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

Duke Season Preview

Season Preview: Duke Last Season: 28-9, NCAA 3rd Round Key Losses: Luke Kennard, Jayson Tatum, Harry Giles, Amile Jefferson Key Additions: Trevon Duval, Wendell Carter Jr., Gary Trent Jr., Marvin Bagley III Last season’s Duke team was one of the most talented groups college basketball has seen in a long time. But the Blue

Special Solar eclipse day Bracketology

          Special Solar eclipse day Bracketology by: Jonathon Warriner For some, today might be the last time you will be able to read my Bracketology, due to looking into the sun without Solar eclipse glasses. Enjoy reading my latest predictions, and remember to wear the Solar eclipse glasses before looking at the

Tre Jones, #1 PG of 2018, to Duke

Tre Jones, a Point Guard from Apple Valley, Minnesota, has committed to Duke. He chose Duke over Minnesota, Ohio State, USC, UCLA, and Arizona. Minnesota was seen as the primary contender. Jones, who is currently ranked #9 on 247Sports, and the #1 PG, has risen significantly in the recruiting rankings over

Jonathon Warriner’s Bracketology: Update August 1st 2017

West Region (Los Angeles) 1.Arizona (San Diego) 16.Stephen F. Austin 8.Virginia Tech 9.Iowa 4.Seton Hall (Boise) 13.Harvard 5.St. Mary’s 12.Vermont 3.West Virginia (Pittsburgh) 14.Charleston 6.Rhode Island 11.Wake Forest/ Indiana 2.Wichita State (Dallas) 15.South Dakota 7.Gonzaga 10.Georgia Tech South Region (Atlanta) 1.Louisville (Nashville) 16.Hampton/ St. Peter’s 8.Michigan 9.Texas 4.Xavier (Detroit) 13.Akron 5.UCLA 12.Oakland 3.North Carolina (Charlotte) 14.Jacksonville State 6.Northwestern 11.Vanderbilt 2.Kentucky (Nashville) 15.Furman 7.TCU 10.Florida State East Region (Boston) 1.Michigan State (Detroit) 16.St. Francis (PA)/ Idaho 8.Baylor 9.Butler 4.Florida (Dallas) 13.Western Kentucky 5.Notre Dame 12.Bucknell 3.Duke (Charlotte) 14.Florida Gulf Coast 6.Providence 11.Missouri/

CPP Top 100: #82 Gary Trent Jr.

Gary Trent Jr. Duke SG 6’5 Freshman 2016-2017 Stats: None Why They Are Here Gary Trent Jr., the number one shooting guard in the 2017 high school class, finds himself at #82 in the CPP Top 100 because of his pure scoring mentality and physicality. Throughout high school and AAU, Trent Jr. showed his ability to

Jonathon Warriner’s Bracketology: 5-23-2017

West Region (Los Angeles) 1.Arizona (San Diego) 16.St. Francis (PA)/ Idaho 8.Gonzaga 9.Texas 4.Seton Hall (Detroit) 13.Akron 5.Xavier 12.Oakland 3.Minnesota (Wichita) 14.Troy 6.Notre Dame 11.Oregon 2.Wichita State (Dallas) 15.Long Beach State 7.Rhode Island 10.Iowa South Region (Atlanta) 1.North Carolina (Charlotte) 16.Texas Southern 8.Baylor 9.Arkansas 4.Florida (Dallas) 13.Louisiana Tech 5.Miami 12.Illinois State 3.USC (San Diego) 14.Grand Canyon 6.Providence 11.SMU/ Wake Forest 2.Villanova (Pittsburgh) 15.Furman 7.Virginia 10.Oklahoma State East Region (Boston) 1.Michigan State (Detroit) 16.Hampton/ St. Peter’s 8.Virginia Tech 9.Oklahoma 4.UCLA (Boise) 13.Jacksonville State 5.Alabama 12.Vermont 3.West Virginia (Pittsburgh) 14.Florida Gulf Coast 6.Purdue 11.Georgia Tech/ Vanderbilt 2.Duke (Charlotte) 15.UNC

CPP NBA Draft Player Breakdown: Harry Giles

Leading up to the NBA Draft we will be analyzing scouting reports for various players who have entered their name in this year’s NBA Draft.  The focus of these articles will be on prospects who we find most intriguing and feel readers need to become more familiar with.  Please let