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

CPP Top 100: #25 Aaron Holiday

Aaron Holiday UCLA G 6’1 185 Junior 2016-2017 Stats: 12.3 Ppg, 4.4 Apg, 2.9 Rpg Why They Are Here After starting as a freshman, Aaron Holiday came off the bench his sophomore year as the sixth man on one of the most talented rotations in college basketball last year. This year, he comes in as a

CPP Top 100: #31 Thomas Welsh

Thomas Welsh UCLA C 7’0 255 Senior 2016-2017 Stats: 10.8 Ppg, 8.7 Rpg, 1.0 Apg Why They Are Here As a freshman in high school I watched him lead my school’s nationally ranked basketball team to successful season, now as a freshman in college I’m writing about him. Going into his senior season, Tom is one

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/

CPP Top 100: #95 Kris Wilkes

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

NBA Draft Player Breakdown: Lonzo Ball

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

CPP NBA Draft Player Breakdown: T.J, Leaf

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.  Please let us

Season Preview: UCLA Bruins

Throughout the course of the off-season I will release my season's preview for each Power 5 team. I will start out west with the PAC-12 teams and the work my way east. These previews will be very simple but a nice guide for the casual college basketball fans to become

CPP NBA Draft Player Breakdown: Ike Anigbogu

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

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

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

Sweet 16 Recap: Friday March 25

Two great games and two lopsided games to bring us to 8 teams. The games today were not as exciting as last night's games but still provided plenty of storylines and entertainment. #7 South Carolina Destroys #3 Baylor Final Score: 70-50 Headline: What in tarnation? MVP: Sindarius Thornwell (24 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists,

March Preview: UCLA Bruins

Ok, I will admit it.  On my first podcast with College Pride Press, I predicted UCLA wouldn't make the tournament and Steve Alford would be fired.  Well, I think Lonzo Ball and company heard my comments and used it as motivation for the rest of the season.  You're welcome Bruins