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2008 BracketBusters Participants (Home/Away)

September 5th, 2008
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Arizona, Davidson, Oklahoma Highlight NIT Season-Tip Off Field

August 19th, 2008
Arizona

NEW YORK - The 16-team field for the 2008 Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament was announced today by C.M. Newton, chair of the NIT Selection Committee.

"Once again, the NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament features an outstanding field and we look forward to another exciting start to college basketball," commented Newton.

The 2008 NIT Season Tip-Off teams and brackets are as follows:

2008 Jimmy V Classic Pairings Set

August 14th, 2008
Davidson

Texas will face Villanova, and Davidson will face West Virginia in the 14th annual Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic on Tuesday, Dec. 9, ESPN and the V Foundation announced today. The Horns and Wildcats are scheduled to tipoff at 9 p.m. Eastern at Madison Square Garden, while Davidson and West Virginia is slated for

2008-09 All-American Projection: Post-Decision Update

June 19th, 2008

A few days after the 2008 NCAA Championship game, I made an early projection of the 08-09 All-Americans to go along with Top 50 and All-Freshman projections. Now that players have officially entered or withdrawn from the Draft, we have a much better sense of how next year's landscape will look:
First Team
G - Brandon Jennings - Arizona
G - Stephen Curry - Davidson
F - Kyle Singler - Duke**
F - Luke Harangody - Notre Dame
F - Tyler Hansbrough - North Carolina

Early 2008-09 All-American Projections

April 17th, 2008
Arizona

Following my projected 2009 Field of 65, here is an early look at the 2008-09 All-Americans.

First Team
G - DJ Augustin - Texas
G - Stephen Curry - Davidson
G - Brandon Jennings - Arizona
F - Luke Harangody - Notre Dame
F - Tyler Hansbrough - North Carolina

Second Team
G - James Harden - Arizona State
G - Terrence Williams - Louisville
G - Tyrese Rice - Boston College
F - Kyle Singler - Duke

2008 CollegeHoops.net Program & Conference of the Year

April 3rd, 2008
Atlantic 10

 

After a lengthy run of individual awards, we finally reach CHN's program and conference awards. As always, CHN writers voted for the best of the best:

 

CollegeHoops.net Program of the Year: Drake

2008 CollegeHoops.net Coach of the Year Awards

April 1st, 2008
Davidson

CollegeHoops.net Coach of the Year: Keno Davis (Drake)

 

NCAA Tournament: Weekend Review

March 31st, 2008
Davidson

Is there any better time of year than March? When else could millions of people sit on a couch all day long, and not feel the least bit guilty? When else could you carry on an in-depth conversation at a bar about UNC's press break or Kevin Love's outlet passes or Stephen Curry's ability to move without the ball with a total stranger... and feel like it's perfectly normal? When else could you field a phone call at 3 a.m. because a friend's team lost and they just need to vent?

Mindless Dribble: Kansas Escapes With Win over Davidson

March 30th, 2008
Davidson

Four #1 seeds have never made the Fi.. oh well, I guess we can throw out Bracket Tactic #17 from next year's batch. Unlike Xavier, Louisville, and Texas.. at least Davidson seemed up the challenge. The Wildcats didn't necessarily bring their A-game, but it seemed like C+ was enough to get it done on Sunday evening. The national media has had their full share of thoughts on this game, but here are a few other nuggets to chew on:

CHN All-Sweet Sixteen Team: Curry is MOP

March 29th, 2008
Davidson

The clock has struck midnight and the chariot has turned back into a pumpkin for all the Cinderellas except for Davidson. Not surprisingly their star is CHN’s Sweet Sixteen Most Outstanding Player.

CollegeHoops.net Sweet Sixteen MOP: Stephen Curry, Davidson
33 points, four assists, four steals, three boards