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Poll: How Many CUSA Teams Will Make the Tournament?

February 19th, 2012

Thursday Recap: Missouri Wins Braggin' Rights Yet Again

December 23rd, 2011
Missouri won their fourth straight in the series

The "Braggin' Rights" game between Illinois and Missouri is alway an intense affair, with the fans in the stands split by the halfcourt line and both teams understanding what's at stake before they even hit the floor. This season's game was no different, although for a good portion of the first half it seemed as if the undefeated Tigers were on their way to a romp. Bruce Weber's team refused to fold, and once Missouri got out of control Illinois was able to mount their rally.

Jon Teitel's Coaches Interview Series: Former Eastern Michigan Head Coach Ben Braun

September 28th, 2010
Ben Braun led EMU to the NCAA Tournament appearances

In the latest installement in his coaches interview series, CHN writer spent some time with current Rice head coach Ben Braun, who also made stops at Eastern Michigan and Cal. At EMU Coach Braun led the Eagles to three NCAA Tournament appearances, including a trip to the Sweet 16 in 1991. Now in his second season at Rice, Coach Braun and his staff are looking to build a program that can compete with Memphis atop Conference USA. 

Forgotten Legends: College Basketball Q&A Series

July 6th, 2010
Butler

College basketball is a game of history, exemplified by the stars of yesterday who set the bar for today's student athletes. Jon Teitel looks back at some of the forgotten (and not so forgotten) college basketball legends who made our game what it is today. Some of these names might bring back great memories, while others will mean nothing to you, but each of the player's below made an important mark on college basketball history.

 

 

Jon Teitel's Interview Series: Rice Legend Ricky Pierce

April 22nd, 2010
Rice legend Ricky Pierce

In the most recent installement in Jon Teitel's interview series he caught up with Ricky Pierce, who followed up one of the greatest careers in Rice history with a long professional career. 

Jon Teitel: You started at Walla Walla CC before ending up at Rice. Why did you choose Walla Walla, and why did you end up at Rice?

Poll: Who Will Win the CUSA Tournament?

March 10th, 2010
Central Florida

Conference USA: All-Conference Teams

March 8th, 2010
UTEP G Randy CulpepperIRVING, Texas - Players from five different schools are represented on the 2010 All-Conference USA men's basketball first-team, featuring three repeat all-conference selections and two newcomers. Seniors Aubrey Coleman of Houston and Ben Uzoh of Tulsa are joined by juniors Elijah Millsap of UAB and Randy Culpepper of UTEP, along with sophomore Elliot Williams of Memphis. All five players are guards. Voting on the awards was done by the C-USA head coaches and media members in each conference city.

Conference USA Preview: 2009-10

November 17th, 2009
Conference USA

With Memphis in flux following the departure of John Calipari, this might be the year someone like Tulsa, Houston, or UTEP breaks through. The other contenders better act quickly as Memphis has locked up a monster recruiting class next year..