NCAA

One on One Previews Final Four with Jim O'Connell

by Julian Atienza

Sixsmith || WFUV Sports

Jim O'Connell, national college basketball writer for the Associated Press talked with Nolan Silbernagel and Mike Watts about the strengths of each of the FInal Four teams. He discussed Kentucky's impressive freshmen and how the team is just hitting its stride. Jim also broke down the keys to UConn's unlikley run. Finally, he gave his thoughts on who his thinks will win it all.

One on One: Are College Athletes Employees?

by Julian Atienza

Flickr || Davey83

Jason Wojciechowski walks hosts Kenny Ducey and Kris Venezia through the  decision by The National Labor Relations Board in Chicago that allowed NWU football players to unionize. Jason discusses the effect this ruling will have on the rest of college fooball as well as other NCAA sports. Finally, Jason breaks down whether the ruling will be overturned or if players at major football universities around the country will considered employees.

One on One with Verne Lundquist

by Mike Watts

Mike Watts :: WFUV

Verne Lundquist, winner of the 2014 WFUV Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting and one of the voices of March Madness for CBS, joined us on One on One to talk about championship weekend and the upcoming NCAA Tournament.

Big East Journal: Day 2 - McDermott.

by Kenny Ducey

I've seen few college basketball players over the years compare to what I saw last night from Doug McDermott. It was my first time seeing him in person, and I'm glad I'll get to watch him again tonight at 9:30 against Xavier after Creighton took it to 12-21 DePaul by a score of 84-62.

Big East Journal: Day 1 - That Was Something

by Kenny Ducey

While almost everyone in New York was busy watching the Knicks win their fifth-straight game, then continuing to follow the Phil Jackson-to-NY news, there was some basketball being played at Madison Square Garden. It was kind of weird basketball.

Sloppy may be the best term to describe it; there was an abundance of fouls and a ton of missed jumpshots. The only of the four teams to play that shot better than 36% in the first half, Georgetown, lost 60-56 to DePaul. Seton Hall, going just 5/20 from deep, fought off Butler 51-50.

Kansas-Duke: Future Implications

by Kevin Kelly

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The Kansas Jayhawks Men’s Basketball team (not just Andrew Wiggins) must take precedence over the freshmen domination beginning to take place. 

I didn’t believe they deserved to be fifth in the country, but after the Duke game, I can’t say enough about the Jayhawks. I thought Duke was going to win by 10 or more points. Needless to say… I was incorrect.

Jeff Short Transfers, but his Shoes can be Filled

by Kenny Ducey

FordhamSports.com

Flash back to last April.

It’s late in recruiting season, but the Rams manage to get a 6’ 1” Point Guard out of Blair Academy by the name of Jermaine Myers. He’ll add depth to the backcourt and compete with Fatty McMillan for minutes. The team enters the offseason on a higher note than years past; while Kervin Bristol is gone, Chris Gaston will surely have a monster senior campaign.