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2007 Final Four Recap

April 1st, 2007
 

Game 1: Ohio State 67, Georgetown 60

My three keys heading into the game:

1.      How would the Buckeyes defend Jeff Green?

What the name "Georgetown" meant to me

March 31st, 2007
Georgetown

Georgetown...when you say the name there's just a ring to it, especially if you grew up with basketball in the Northeast as I did. The 80s brought about excess, hip hop, drugs...and the Big East. All things that are brash, in your face, a departure from the establishment that not all were willing or able to embrace. Programs like Syracuse, St. John's and Villanova helped shape the Big East during that time, but it was Georgetown that gave the league its first "label".

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Big East Report Card: Top Half

March 29th, 2007
GeorgetownWith only two Big East teams still alive in the post-season, it’s time to give each program a final grade for the 2006-2007 season.  Grades are based primarily on each team’s record/performance during the season, with secondary consideration given to how its performance related to pre-season expectations. The Report Card is divided into two parts, the top half of the teams (up today), and the

Collegehoops.net All-Improved Team

March 27th, 2007
Michigan St
Most Improved Player: Herbert Hill (Providence)

All-Improved Team


G: Aaron Brooks (Oregon)
G: Acie Law (Texas A&M)
G: Drew Neitzel (Michigan State)
F: Dionte Christmas (Temple)
C: Hebert Hill (Providence)

 

- Last year’s CHN Most Improved Player was Florida’s Joakim Noah.

 

Who Will Win Poll: Georgetown or Ohio State?

March 26th, 2007

Big East Report Card: Bottom Half

March 26th, 2007
RutgersWith only two Big East teams still alive in the post-season, it’s time to give each program a final grade for the 2006-2007 season.  Grades are based primarily on each team’s record/performance during the season, with secondary consideration given to how its performance related to pre-season expectations. The Report Card is divided into two parts, the bottom half of the teams (up today), and the top half (up tomorrow).

 

2007 NCAA Tournamenet: All Elite-Eight Team

March 26th, 2007
Georgetown

Best Performance: Greg Oden, Ohio State

One can only imagine Coach John Calipari’s reaction.

Trying to get ready for his Elite Eight showdown with the #1 team in the country, a team on a 20 game winning streak, he opens up the newspaper or turns on the TV and discovers what his star forward Joey Dorsey had been saying about his match-up with Greg Oden:

"I'm an underrated big man and he's a lot overrated as a big man."

"I'm going to have a 20-rebound night.."

"I'm Goliath… he's the little man."

NBA Draft Profile: Dominic James

March 25th, 2007
Marquette

NBA Draft: Dominic James

Daily Dribble: 3/21

March 21st, 2007
Big 12

- Amazingly, only one of the country's Top 50 scorers is left in the NCAA Tournament. Chris Lofton ranks 18th nationally in ppg at 20.6 per game. The next best scorers left are Tyler Hansbrough at 64th nationally (18.1 per game) and then Acie Law at 67th (17.9 per game).

- In rebounds its a little bit better, Greg Oden and Aaron Gray are tied at 16th nationally with 9.7 per game.

Daily Dribble: Comparing Preseason and Final All-Freshman Teams

March 8th, 2007
Davidson

We released our all-freshman teams today.. and I thought it would be interesting to see how our preseason predictions compared to the now. Below are our

Preseason Predictions:

Preseason National Rookie of the Year
Kevin Durant - SF, Texas, 6-10

Preseason First Team CHN All-Freshman

Paul Harris - PG, Syracuse, 6-4
Chase Budinger - G/F, Arizona, 6-7
Kevin Durant - SF, Texas, 6-10
Spencer Hawes - C, Washington, 6-11
Greg Oden - C, Ohio State, 7-0

Preseason Second Team CHN All-Freshman

Tywon Lawson - PG, UNC, 5-11
DJ Augustin - PG, Tennessee, 5-11