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

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

CPP Top 100: #6 Joel Berry II

Joel Berry North Carolina 6'0 PG Senior 2016-2017 Stats: 14.7 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 3.6 apg Why They Are Here Joel Berry II comes in as the #6 best college basketball player in the CPP Top 100, a spot he as earned during his time at UNC because of his ability to be an offensive threat and

CPP Top 100: #44 Theo Pinson

Leading up the season we are doing a countdown of the Top 100 players in college basketball. These rankings are based on a poll made up of 14 CPP writers. These writers span from UCLA to Seton Hall so there is very little bias. Each day we will release the

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

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/

Cameron Johnson commits to North Carolina

One of the most dramatic transfer sagas ever in the history of college basketball is one step closer to a conclusion. Per Scout.com's Evan Daniels, former Pittsburgh guard Cameron Johnson committed to the reigning national champions, North Carolina on Tuesday. The 6-foot-8 forward averaged 11.9 points per game and shot 42 percent

Dear Pitt: What Are You Doing?

Every year in the college basketball offseason, players transfer out of one school and into another. Recently, transfer news has been more prevalent in the basketball world than ever before. And with the recent uptick in transfers every summer, there are dozens of intricate rules that go along with the

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

Diaper Dandies: UNC Edition

UNC 2017 Recruiting Class Despite being just two weeks removed from North Carolina winning its sixth national championship with a 71-65 win over Gonzaga, it’s never too early to look at how the reigning champs are set up to fare next season. The Heels graduate three players who had significant contributions

Jonathon Warriner’s Bracketology: 4-18-2017

West Region (Los Angeles) 1.Arizona (San Diego) 16.Idaho/ Texas Southern 8.SMU 9.TCU 4.Gonzaga (Boise) 13.Harvard 5.Northwestern 12.Bucknell 3.Minnesota (Wichita) 14.Troy 6.Virginia 11.UCF/ BYU 2.North Carolina (Charlotte) 15.Furman 7.Xavier 10.Arkansas Midwest Region (Omaha) 1.Kansas (Wichita) 16.Stephen F. Austin 8.Oregon 9.Iowa 4.UCLA (Boise) 13.Jacksonville State 5.Notre Dame 12.Illinois State 3.USC (San Diego) 14.New Mexico State 6.Providence 11.Nevada 2.Wichita State (Dallas) 15.Long Beach State 7.Michigan 10.VCU South Region (Atlanta) 1.Louisville (Nashville) 16.Hampton/ St. Peter’s 8.Butler 9.Maryland 4.Baylor (Dallas) 13.Louisiana Tech 5.Florida 12.Vermont 3.West Virginia (Pittsburgh) 14.Charleston 6.Miami 11.Indiana 2.Kentucky (Nashville) 15.UNC Asheville 7.Rhode Island 10.Georgia Tech East Region (Boston) 1.Michigan State (Detroit) 16.Mount

National Championship Preview: #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. #1 North Carolina Tarheels

#1 Gonzaga vs. #1 North Carolina 9:20 ET, CBS   UNC   Player to Watch: Kennedy Meeks In the national semifinal win over Oregon, Meeks imposed his will finishing with 25 points and 14rebounds. The senior big man obviously had the height and size advantage in comparison to the smaller Oregon front-court. Gonzaga will be a