NCAA Bribery Scandal and What it Means for College Basketball

When the news broke early Tuesday morning that the Justice Department was charging assistant coaches from four big name college basketball programs, most were shocked not because of the allegations of bribery and fraud but because it was a federal indictment.But before I even get into the implications these charges will have on college basketball, … Continue reading NCAA Bribery Scandal and What it Means for College Basketball

Refuse to Lose (or how John Calipari was ‘One and Done’ before it was a Thing

ESPN's new 30 for 30 documentary focuses on John Calipari and his rise to coaching success at the University of Kentucky, success due in large part to his acceptance of the controversial One and Done rule in the National Basketball League. But Calipari's past is marred with scandals at the University of Massachusetts and the … Continue reading Refuse to Lose (or how John Calipari was ‘One and Done’ before it was a Thing

Is LaVar Ball Hurting Lonzo Ball’s Draft Stock?

LaVar Ball has been making the headlines lately with comments about his son UCLA Guard Lonzo Ball, for example "Lonzo will only play for the Los Angeles Lakers" or "Lonzo is a better basketball player than Steph Curry". Ball's willingness to take any and every interview request has some raising their eyebrows and wondering if … Continue reading Is LaVar Ball Hurting Lonzo Ball’s Draft Stock?