Marcus Smart Latest Player to Magically Become Better After Shift in Draft Situation

Marcus Smart Latest Player to Magically Become Better After Shift in Draft Situation

Perhaps you are familiar with Jared Sullinger. He was projected as a top-three draft pick….

Mid-Majors Will Provide Tournament Excitement, But Proven Powerhouse Will Emerge As Champion

Mid-Majors Will Provide Tournament Excitement, But Proven Powerhouse Will Emerge As Champion

This season in college basketball has been hailed as the year of the upset. The…

Controversial Technicals Against Arizona, Richmond Show Officials Also Need to Keep Composure at Tournament Time

Controversial Technicals Against Arizona, Richmond Show Officials Also Need to Keep Composure at Tournament Time

“Championship week” suffered another officiating embarrassment by a referee who did not like the taste of his humble pie.

Unpredictable College Basketball Season Will Lead to Historically Exciting NCAA Tournament

Unpredictable College Basketball Season Will Lead to Historically Exciting NCAA Tournament

March Madness is still more than a month away, but the excitement of the tournament…

Big East, ACC Realignment for College Football Money Is Ruining Best Parts of College Basketball

Big East, ACC Realignment for College Football Money Is Ruining Best Parts of College Basketball

For college basketball fans, the world comes alive in March. But November through February provides…

Jack Taylor’s 138-Point Record Was Fishy From Start to Anyone Who Actually Follows Basketball

Jack Taylor’s 138-Point Record Was Fishy From Start to Anyone Who Actually Follows Basketball

LeBron James did not even need to know any details to be skeptical. While talk…

Ryan Anderson’s Breakout Potential Makes Boston College One Team That Should Not Be Overlooked This Season

Ryan Anderson’s Breakout Potential Makes Boston College One Team That Should Not Be Overlooked This Season

It has been quite some time since Boston College basketball has been relevant from a…

Dezmine Wells to Enroll at Maryland, Appears to Miss Point of Expulsion From Xavier Due to Sexual Assault Charges

Dezmine Wells to Enroll at Maryland, Appears to Miss Point of Expulsion From Xavier Due to Sexual Assault Charges

Dezmine Wells could be headed to a happy ending. He reportedly will enroll at the…

No Classroom Success Means No Tournament Success As UConn Deserves NCAA Tournament Suspension

No Classroom Success Means No Tournament Success As UConn Deserves NCAA Tournament Suspension

The common belief that business comes before pleasure isn't such a hot one among members…

NBA, Stanley Cup Finals, International Soccer Make June the Best Month to Be Sports Fan

NBA, Stanley Cup Finals, International Soccer Make June the Best Month to Be Sports Fan

There are some times — say, when your 2-14 football team is on the receiving…

Higher NBA Age Limit Would Keep Anthony Davis, Austin Rivers, Other Stars Out of NBA Draft

Higher NBA Age Limit Would Keep Anthony Davis, Austin Rivers, Other Stars Out of NBA Draft

What difference does one year make in a person’s life? In most cases, it depends…

Kentucky’s Championship Proves John Calipari, Much Like Ken Griffey Jr., Is Deserving of Elite Status

Kentucky’s Championship Proves John Calipari, Much Like Ken Griffey Jr., Is Deserving of Elite Status

When John Calipari took the floor on Monday night, he was a coach with plenty…

NCAA Tournament’s Final Four Offers Mixed Feelings for College Basketball Fans

NCAA Tournament’s Final Four Offers Mixed Feelings for College Basketball Fans

Kentucky. Kansas. Ohio State. Louisville. Those names are as comfortable and familiar as they come…

Final Four Features No Cinderellas, But NCAA Tournament Is Better Off Without Lovable Underdogs

Final Four Features No Cinderellas, But NCAA Tournament Is Better Off Without Lovable Underdogs

One of the thrills of March Madness is rooting for those unthinkable upsets to take…

Roger Goodell Could Help Clean Up NCAA With Harsher Punishments for Rule Breakers Like Fab Melo, Syracuse

Roger Goodell Could Help Clean Up NCAA With Harsher Punishments for Rule Breakers Like Fab Melo, Syracuse

Editor's note: Phil Pesce is a member of NESN's new media team and contributed this…

D.J. Cooper Finally ‘First Priority’ After Leading No. 13 Ohio to Sweet 16 in NCAA Tournament

D.J. Cooper Finally ‘First Priority’ After Leading No. 13 Ohio to Sweet 16 in NCAA Tournament

When D.J. Cooper committed to Ohio University in early 2009, he was a major recruit…

Shaka Smart, VCU Prove They’re More Than Just Cinderella Story With Win Over Wichita St.

Shaka Smart, VCU Prove They’re More Than Just Cinderella Story With Win Over Wichita St.

Shaka Smart appears to be more than just a one time success story. The head…

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