Archive for October 2010

2010-11 Season Key Players - Drew Crawford, Northwestern

This is the fourth in a series of five posts previewing five players that are going to be keys to the 2010-11 college basketball season in Chicago. (One for each school.) These profiles aren’t necessarily about the best player, but a player I expect will make a meaningful impact this season. Not considered a top... Read more »

2010-11 Season Key Players - Jeremiah Kelly, DePaul

This is the third in a series of five posts previewing five players that are going to be keys to the 2010-11 college basketball season in Chicago. (One for each school.) These profiles aren’t necessarily about the best player, but a player I expect will make a meaningful impact this season. While he was miscast... Read more »

2010-11 Season Key Players - Courtney Stanley, Loyola

This is the second in a series of five posts previewing five players that are going to be keys to the 2010-11 college basketball season in Chicago. (One for each school.) These profiles aren’t necessarily about the best player, but a player I expect will make a meaningful impact this season. Courtney Stanley is the... Read more »
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Some thoughts about DePaul vs. Northwood

DePaul hammered Division II Northwood 107-62 last night. Unfortunately I was unable to attend, but the good news is that Pico Dulce of The East Coast Bias happened to be there. He was able to jot down some notes and send them to me, for which I am very thankful. Thus using a combination of... Read more »

2010-11 Season Key Players - Paul Carter, UIC

This is the first in a series of five posts previewing five players that are going to be keys to the 2010-11 college basketball season in Chicago. (One for each school.) These profiles aren’t necessarily about the best player, but a player I expect will make a meaningful impact this season. When Paul Carter decided... Read more »

Bill Carmody speaks up at Big Ten Media Day

The transcript of the coach interviews at Big Ten Media Day, which was on Thursday, are available online on the Big Ten’s website. I took the time to parse through what Northwestern head coach Bill Carmody said and pull out what I thought would impact the team this season. For instance, Carmody said this about... Read more »
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More News - Tuesday, Oct. 26

The season is fast approaching. Here are some links to keep you up-to-date with all the latest news. DePaul and the Big East: Pico Dulce over at The East Coast Bias spent a lot of time compiling the work of his fellow Big East writers. It’s presented in a three-part series with projected standings, projected... Read more »

News Round Up - Thursday, Oct. 21

A couple recruiting news and notes that I thought were worth exploring today. The hype around DePaul continues to grow. Oh sure, the Blue Demons are still being picked to finish 16th in the Big East, but there is a good feeling around the program since the hiring of Oliver Purnell. The Blue Demons got... Read more »

A note about Northwestern's schedule

I think I hammered this point home the last time, but I just wanted to point out that CollegeHoops.net is publishing its annual look at the top 144 teams in the country. A few days ago it published #77 (Creighton) and #80 (Georgia Tech). You might also know those teams as the hardest (currently scheduled)... Read more »
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Loyola gets little respect in Horizon League preseason poll

The Horizon League preseason poll of media, coaches and sports information directors has been released and the results aren’t promising for the two Chicago-area Horizon League schools. And while not much should be expected from UIC, which will be rebuilding under new head coach Howard Moore and was picked ninth in the league, Loyola returns... Read more »
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