NCAA Tournament Preview: #6 Houston vs. #11 San Diego State

#6 Houston Cougars v.s. #11 San Diego State Aztecs West Region Thursday (3/15) 7:20p EST, TBS   The 6-11 match-up always has been an interesting matchup to watch during the first weekend of the tournament. 11-seeds are always a threat to pull off an upset in the first weekend, and for the first time,

UConn fires Kevin Ollie

UConn and Kevin Ollie have parted ways; the school announced Saturday morning. The Huskies went 14-18 this season and 7-11 in AAC play. In five years at UConn, Ollie was 127-79, including a national championship in 2014. “The University of Connecticut has initiated disciplinary procedures to terminate the employment of Head Men’s

Thank You, Kevin Ollie. But That’s Enough.

On Thursday afternoon, the 2017-18 season for the UConn Huskies ended not with a bang, but a sad, sad whimper. The Huskies trailed by nineteen at the half against an SMU team missing its best player and multiple key reserves due to injury. A half-hearted second half rally at one

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

Analyzing the UConn Investigation

  Late Thursday night, on the heels of their best win this season, news broke via Jeff Jacobs of Hearst Connecticut Media that the UConn Huskies men’s basketball team was under investigation by the NCAA for potential recruiting violations. This striking news puts even more damper on what has already been

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.

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