Archive for July 2011

Need to talk college bball smack, but don't watch college bball? Statsheet has you covered

StatSheet, a giant online compedium of college football, major league baseball, and, primarily, college basketball scores, stats and data has been a leader in automated sports content recently. The giant even has dedicated content bureaus with unique stories and websites for every D-I basketball team (here’s DePaul’s), but I found one of their latest features... Read more »

Blue Demons part of deep-pocketed overseas class

With DePaul’s France trip quickly approaching, the team’s six remaining pre-trip practice days (out of 10 total) are scheduled to be used sometime in early August before the team departs O’Hare airport Thursday, August 11. In addition to the expenses involved, the NCAA, for some reason, only allows teams to travel abroad once every four... Read more »

Talking Big East Realignment

Because he can, and because he, for some reason, has his own website with a blog, Rick Pitino proposed re-aligning the Big East last week into two divisions. Pitino is understandably upset at the Cardinal’s hard-luck schedule for the 2011-2012 season which includes two meetings against pre-season favorite Syracuse and two games against Pitt in... Read more »
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D-II Quincy will visit UIC in regular season

D-II Quincy will visit UIC in regular season
Never heard of Quincy? I had never heard of the tiny school on the Illinois/Missouri border either until I did a little searching around. But the local paper there released the QU Hawks’ full 2011-12 basketball schedule yesterday, and while the Hawks will play pre-season exhibition games against D-I’s Illinois State, Drake and Illinois, UIC... Read more »

UIC, Loyola competing with DePaul for offseason attention

When DePaul announced in early May that they’d be making the most of their long offseason with a 10-day trip to France beginning August 11, the Blue Demons set the bar very high for offseason media attention. All NCAA D-I teams are allowed one overseas trip every four years – another silly NCAA rule –... Read more »