Archive for August 2009

Sunday Links

Josh Mayo has signed a contract to play professionally overseas. Some season previews are starting to leak out, more former players are signing with professional teams and lots of scouting news in this week’s edition of Sunday Links. Also, what to do with Northwestern, Big Ten expansion talk and other notes. -Former UIC guard Josh... Read more »

Loyola (Ill.) used the wrong lineup

This is a post in a series that uses Win Score in different ways to ask – and attempt to answer – some difficult questions from last season. You can read about all the statistics used in this blog in the glossary. For more about Win Score specifically – and it’s applications to the NBA... Read more »

Kevin Coble needs to be more consistent

This is a post in a series that uses Win Score in different ways to ask – and attempt to answer – some difficult questions from last season. You can read about all the statistics used in this blog in the glossary. For more about Win Score specifically – and it’s applications to the NBA... Read more »
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DePaul's non-challenging non-conference schedule

The schedule will make Allstate Arena a happy home for DePaul this season. When you have a young college basketball team you can take one of two paths in your non-conference scheduling. You can either 1) Try to gain confidence (and victories) by playing an easy schedule or 2) Play a difficult schedule and prepare... Read more »

Mac Koshwal - Underrated?

This is a post in a series that uses Win Score in different ways to ask – and attempt to answer – some difficult questions from last season. You can read about all the statistics used in this blog in the glossary. For more about Win Score specifically – and it’s applications to the NBA... Read more »

Top 10 Greatest Chicago College Basketball Players - #1

George Mikan (Photo courtesy of Vedia on Flickr.) There have been some – to put it lightly – disagreements about the members of this Top 10 list. Unlike a lot of the analysis I do on the blog it’s difficult to quantify the impact made by players on during their brief time in a college... Read more »
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Top 10 Greatest Chicago College Basketball Players - #2

This is a continuation of Chicago College Basketball’s Top 10 players in Chicago college basketball history. #2 was drafted first overall in the NBA Draft after his career at Loyola-Chicago. Already revealed players: #10 David Holston – Chicago State#9 Drake Diener – DePaul#8 Kenny Williams – UIC#7 Leslie Hunter – Loyola#6 Evan Eschmeyer – Northwestern#5... Read more »

Sunday Links

Kevin Coble and the Wildcats are looking to make their first NCAA Tournament ever in 2009-10. A new season of college basketball is less than 100 days away. Also, the summer recruiting period is quickly coming to a close. This combination of events has led to a number of interesting developments, including an increase in... Read more »

Top 10 Greatest Chicago College Basketball Players - #3

This is a continuation of Chicago College Basketball’s Top 10 players in Chicago college basketball history. #3 was a national college player of the year during his college days at DePaul. Already revealed players: #10 David Holston – Chicago State#9 Drake Diener – DePaul#8 Kenny Williams – UIC#7 Leslie Hunter – Loyola#6 Evan Eschmeyer –... Read more »
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Top 10 Greatest Chicago College Basketball Players - #4

This is a continuation of Chicago College Basketball’s Top 10 players in Chicago college basketball history. #4 takes the list way back, but he was also a member of a national title team. Already revealed players: #10 David Holston – Chicago State#9 Drake Diener – DePaul#8 Kenny Williams – UIC#7 Leslie Hunter – Loyola#6 Evan... Read more »