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McDonald's All-Americans show skills to Chicago

McDonald's All-Americans show skills to Chicago
This week the greatest high school players in the nation descended upon Chicago for the McDonald’s All-American game, and with it, a half-week’s worth of banner activities and competitions. First-year North Carolina State head coach Mark Gottfried led the Wolfpack to the Sweet 16 in his first season. The program’s is bound for future success... Read more »

Big 10/ACC Challenge Announced! Illinois vs. Maryland, Northwestern-Georgia Tech

Matchups for the 13th annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge have been determined. Illinois will travel to College Park, Md., to face Maryland on Nov. 29 in college basketball‘s best pre-conference event Illinois and Maryland will meet for the fourth time in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge – and the third time at College Park – with the... Read more »

Chicagoan Doc Rivers Big Influence on Son and Super-Recruit Austin

Last night, Duke super-recruit Austin Rivers, the number one overall prospect in the class of 2011, rocked the McDonald’s All-American Game skills competition known as Powerade Jam Fest. What event elicited the loudest roar from the crowd at the Chicago State Convocation Center? Austin revealing his warm-up to display his father’s old school Atlanta Hawks... Read more »
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Nation's #1 Recruit Austin Rivers in Town for McDonald's All-American Game

Wednesday night, the McDonald’s All-American game hits Chicago, and with it a showcase of the greatest high school talent in the country. Which means you’ll also see the best freshmen in next year’s college basketball season on display; as well as a few lottery picks in the 2012 NBA Draft. And there’s no bigger name... Read more »

Duke Superstar Freshman Kyrie Irving Out Indefinitely

Creators of NBA Draft mocks, it may be time to update who you have #1 overall in next year’s NBA Draft. After all you know what serious injuries due to draft stock. Even among the most decorated in players in college basketball. Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Wednesday that freshman Kyrie Irving is out indefinitely... Read more »

Four Marquee National Programs to Tip off the College Basketball Season Together

What’s most interesting about the sport of college basketball is how much it’s Q Rating as a sport increases during this season. No other sport has such a wide level of disinterest in the beginning (and again that really bothers me. I’m not advocating this apathy- just pointing it out) but then creates such a... Read more »
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