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

Postgame: Butler falls to #25 Creighton 85-74

Postgame: Butler falls to #25 Creighton 85-74   After a slow start on the road at the CenturyLink Center, Butler couldn’t quite battle back from the 17-point halftime deficit and took their third straight conference loss.   Creighton’s Marcus Foster exploded in the first half for 21 points on 9-15 shooting. The Bluejays

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.

Postgame: Butler routs St. Louis 75-45

Postgame: Butler routs St. Louis 75-45   Butler rides fantastic defense to an impressive victory against the St. Louis University Billikens in their first game back at Hinkle Fieldhouse after the PK80 invitational. Butler is now 6-2 and have won three straight games.   The Billikens continued their poor outside shooting season at Hinkle,