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Jon Teitel's Interview Series: Drake Legend Willie Wise

June 27th, 2010
Drake Legend Willie Wise

In the latest installment in his "Best Pro Players in School History" interview series, CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Drake legend Willie Wise, who was also a member of the Bulldogs' lone Final Four team back in 1969. "Wonderous Willie" went on to have a successful career in the ABA with the Utah Stars, then moving on to play in Denver and Seattle after the ABA/NBA merger. 

Michigan St vs Northern Iowa: Preview, Prediction, Poll

March 23rd, 2010
Michigan St
Mar 26 2010 - 9:27pm

#5 Michigan St Spartans

Second Round Saturday Recap: Northern Iowa Knocks Off Kansas

March 20th, 2010
Northern Iowa celebrates their win over Kansas

After a rather routine Friday the hope was that Saturday would provide even more surprises. But few people had in mind what the Northern Iowa Panthers did in Oklahoma City when it came to the shocker of the day. The Missouri Valley champions got off to a quick start early and did not let up until the game was decided, knocking off the top overall seed 69-67 to move on to the Sweet 16 next week in St. Louis. Ali Farokhmanesh led the way with 16 points, knocking down what has to be the shot of the Tournament thus far to give Northern Iowa a 66-62 lead with 34 seconds remaining.

NCAA Tournament Day One Recap: Ohio Blasts Georgetown

March 19th, 2010
Ohio guard Armon Bassett

In one of the wildest opening days in the history of the NCAA Tournament it took a lot to shock the college basketball world. And 97 points may qualify as "a lot", as in the number of points the MAC champion Ohio Bobcats scored in their 97-83 win over third-seeded Georgetown in a Midwest Region first round game in Providence. One-time Indiana Hoosier Armon Bassett scored 32 points while point guard D.J. Cooper added 23 points and eight assists in a dominant performance for John Groce's squad.

Wichita St 2010 NIT Capsule

March 13th, 2010

Wichita State Shockers

Missouri Valley Conference (25-9, 12-6)

 

 

Northern Iowa 2010 NCAA Tournament Capsule

March 12th, 2010

 

Northern Iowa Panthers

Missouri Valley Conference (28-4, 15-3)

College Hoops Monday: Your Commentary

March 8th, 2010
Northern Iowa wins the Missouri Valley

Northern Iowa became the fifth team to earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament, beating Wichita State 67-52 to win their second consecutive Missouri Valley Conference tournament title. Trailing by three at the half, Ben Jacobson's Panthers outscored the Shockers 39-21 in the second half, holding Wichita State to 23.1% shooting in the final twenty minutes. Kwadzo Ahelegbe led the way with 24 points while Jake Koch added 13 off the bench. Koch's performance highlighted a solid effort from the UNI reserves, who helped spark the decisive 23-3 run.

College Hoops Saturday Recap: Three More Tickets Punched

March 7th, 2010
Murray State Earns First Berth Since 2006

Cornell got things started on Friday night with their third consecutive NCAA Tournament berth and three more guaranteed themselves spots in the Field of 65 on Saturday. In the most anticipated of the three finals it was Murray State picking up their 30th win of the season, dethroning defending Ohio Valley champ Morehead State 62-51 in Nashville. Isaiah Canaan scored 16 points off the bench to lead the way for Billy Kennedy's team, who will represent the OVC in the Big Dance for the first time since 2006.

College Hoops Thursday: Your Commentary

March 3rd, 2010
Richmond's David Gonzalvez

In regards to bubble teams Wednesday saw a lot of teams leave the door open for someone to sneak in and grab an at-large bid, and it's made quite the case why we're just fine with sixty-five teams. But with this arguably being the weakest bubble pool in the 64/65 era there are ample opportunities for teams seemingly off the radar to sneak in and grab a bid. One of those teams is Dayton, who visits a Richmond team that looks to be a safe bet for the Big Dance.

College Hoops Tuesday Recap: Gators Knock Off Tennessee

February 24th, 2010
Florida point guard Erving WalkerThere was no ignoring the fact that Billy Donovan's Florida Gators needed a win over Tennessee on Tuesday night. While it wouldn't have been a "final straw" one way or the other a win definitely would help their chances of getting back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in three years. They'd also failed to beat Bruce Pearl's team in three years, a streak the Gators ended with a 75-62 win in Gainesville.