Posts tagged "harrison barnes"

"Derrick Rose is the MVP," says Celtics Coach Doc Rivers

“I’ve said it all year, because I’m so close with Thibs, Derrick Rose is the MVP, I don’t see anyone who’s had a bigger impact on their team than him,” said Boston Celtics Coach Glenn “Doc” Rivers giving the Bulls star the biggest of complements. He also had a lot of praise for his former... Read more »

McDonald's All-American POY Award Unveiled Today in Chicago

Morgan Wootten, legendary coach and McDonald’s All American┬« Games selection chair, named Austin Rivers and Elizabeth Williams winners of the 2011 Morgan Wootten Player of the Year Award today for their accomplishments on and off the court. Rivers, the 6-3, 200 lb. prep star from Winter Park High School in Winter Park, Fla. has been... Read more »

Top Ten Local Sports Inteviews and Soundbites of 2010

During the past year or so, I’ve had the tremendous opportunity of conversing with many of the most interesting and compelling interview subjects in the world of sports. Across the spectrum in the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, college football, college basketball and much much more. Unless otherwise noted, these interviews are pretty much all exclusive.... Read more »
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UNC Preseason All-American Harrison Barnes will Eventually Be OK, Trust Me

North Carolina Freshman three Harrison Barnes was rated the No. 1 overall recruit in the nation, and is the first ever preseason All-American first team selection to garner the honor without ever playing a single collegiate minute. (The preseason All-America team was instituted in 1986). And Fox Sports.com and CBS Sports.com named him the preseason ... Read more »

After Loss to Illini, North Carolina's Roy Williams Rants against ESPN

Last night, the Illinois Fighting Illini defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels in the Big Ten ACC Challenge, arguably college basketball‘s premier non-conference event. This exciting evening featured Illini fans harassing UNC freshman phenom Harrison Barnes with chants of “overrated” down the stretch of Illinois‘ convincing victory. Barnes has been projected the #1 or #2... Read more »

Big Ten-ACC Challenge Preview and Predictions, Every Game!

The ACC-Big Ten Challenge has not been much of a challenge at all as the Atlantic Coast Conference has won ten of the eleven years since its inception in 1999.  The only time the Big Ten conquered this match-up was last season; as the Midwest’s premiere conference won six of the eleven games including Wisconsin‘s... Read more »
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