Category: Alley Hoop[NCAAB]
Larry Brown Bows Out

Tweet Larry Brown’s legacy is a difficult one to pin down. On one hand, he’s a brilliant basketball professor.  On another hand, his perpetual wanderlust has made him unreliable to count on long-term. During a nearly half-century of coaching, Brown has accumulated more Air Miles than a Secretary of State taking 13 different jobs, with only one stint lasting longer [&hellip

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VICE: Cuonzo Martin Has Golden Bear Hoops Reaching For A Higher Cal-iber

Tweet Cal hoops coach Cuonzo Martin must be one hell of a card player. On the sidelines, his tone and demeanor rarely change; his suits don’t even seem to wrinkle. He isn’t a tactician known for sui generis schemes like John Beilein or Shaka Smart. He isn’t an icon who gets blue-chip recruits because of his, or his program’s, name [&hellip

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How Recruitment Will Return Kentucky Back to Greatness

Tweet Kentucky fans were all amazed at how we were not picked for the NCAA tournament and even more surprised when low seed Robert Morris trounced us out of the first round in the NIT. But have no fear Wildcat fans, help is on the way in the form of recruitment. The Wildcats have by far the number onerecruiting class in 2013 [&hellip

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Russ And J.R. Smith: Brothers From Another Mother (And Father)

Tweet Through the first three rounds of the Big Dance, Russ Smith has been tap dancing around defenses like Gregory Hines at the Apollo. Smith has a common name, but he does not have a common game. Not much about Smith is generic. Besides, he’s more commonly known as “Buckets by Russ” or Russdiculous. When Peyton Siva committed his second [&hellip

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The NCAA Has A Suge Knight Problem

Tweet After withdrawing from the 2012 NBA Draft to return for his sophomore season, Texas point guard and Preseason All-Big 12 First-Teamer Myck Kabonga anticipated leading the Longhorns on a deep NCAA tournament run while improving his 2013 draft stock. However, on the eve of Midnight Madness, Yahoo! Sports released a report outlining the NCAA’s probe into Kobonga regarding his [&hellip

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