Tag: NCAAB

Illini 2017 Class Close-Up: Mark Alstork

Position: Guard Height: 6’5” Weight: 190 lb. Hometown: Dayton, Ohio   Alstork is personally one of my favorite guys coming in with the Illinois 2017 class. The multitude of cries from Illini fans regarding the need for guard and scoring help was silenced a few months back when highly-sought graduate transfer Mark Alstork, formerly of

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Illini 2017 Class Close-Up: Gregory Eboigbodin

Illinois fans were a bit unsure what to think when Gregory Eboigbodin, formerly a commit to the University of Illinois-Chicago, committed to become an Illini in the 2017 class. Eboigbodin wasn’t a heavily followed recruit by the casual Illinois fan, but to me, Eboigboidin could turn out to be exactly what the Illinois basketball’s class

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One and Done: Hurt or Help?

The landscape of college basketball changes drastically after the season ends in April. Seniors graduate, coaches leave, and players declare for the NBA draft. However, in a recent trend started within the last 15 years, freshman have left after their inaugural collegiate season at a very high frequency. With this said, why is there a

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The Quality of Play in the NBA

Here’s the scenario, you have tickets to an intriguing matchup between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Cleveland Cavaliers in November, it all sounds good right? We all know who the big stars are on both of those teams, LeBron James (he happens to be on the Cavs just in case you’ve been living under a rock) and

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The Zags.

But are they for real?” that’s usually the question that we get when the #3 ranked team in the nation, the Gonzaga bulldogs, who are currently 21-0, are brought up. Yeah, yeah, yeah they aren’t in the best of conferences, the WCC (West Coast Conference) whose top 3 teams after the Bulldogs are: Saint Mary’s (8-1; 18-2),

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“I Hate Grayson Allen”

Let’s talk about something that might make some of us sports fans either entertained, scratching our heads, or just all around pissed. Yep, Grayson Allen. The Duke Guard who graduated from Providence High School in Jacksonville, FL. Also, the Grayson Allen that has tripped multiple players (and possibly pushed a coach). The first instance came

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