Posts in category "Final Four"

Why My Father is a Better Athlete Than Michael Jordan: Part I

Why My Father is a Better Athlete Than Michael Jordan: Part I
Growing up whenever it came to sports my siblings and I were almost always chasing in the shadow of my father. He succeeded at a high level in three different sports. I grew up in a sports-crazy family on both sides. My father Ron is often dubbed the greatest Jewish athlete that most of his peers... Read more »

A Dozen Reasons to be Thankful For Chicago Sports

A Dozen Reasons to be Thankful For Chicago Sports
Chicago has been under verbal assault lately. Donald Trump has led the attacks against Chicago. He has talked about the “carnage” and referred to Chicago as a war zone. He is among those that have suggested that the city needs federal assistance in taking care of the violence. In reality, Chicago is one of the... Read more »

DePaul Coaching Search Needs List of Strong Candidates

DePaul Coaching Search Needs List of Strong Candidates
After back to back failures from the Wainwright and Purnell eras, DePaul and Athletic Director Jeannie Lenti-Ponsetto need to get their next hire right. With the McCormick Place arena set to open in two years, DePaul needs to generate success on the court to build up excitement. Candidates both young and experienced are available to... Read more »
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Big Ten Well Represented in the Really Early 2015 College Basketball Top 25

Big Ten Well Represented in the Really Early 2015 College Basketball Top 25
The 2014 Big Ten season was a memorable one. Three Big Ten teams advanced to the Elite Eight, Wisconsin became the fourth Big Ten school in five years to advance to the Final Four, Nebraska basketball enjoyed its best season in 15 years and earned their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1998 and Minnesota and... Read more »

Final Four Teams Have Many Connections to Chicago

Final Four Teams Have Many Connections to Chicago
Although no teams from Illinois earned an invitation to the NCAA Tournament, there were still many local players to root for during the fortnight. With 68 whittled down to the Final Four, there are still plenty of local angles to watch as College Basketball’s penultimate tips off in Texas. Ben Brust (Mundelein) Wisconsin Brust has... Read more »