Primetime Shootout at Villanova Review: Tyreke Evans and Samardo Samuels

February 8th, 2008

This past weekend I spent a couple of days at Villanova University covering two high school showcases promoted by Primetime Shootout and Scholastic Play by Play. On Friday night the Primetime Shootout featured three nationally ranked teams in St. Benedict’s (NJ) # 3, Chester (PA) # 6 and American Christian (PA) # 3 in the prep poll. This event also included Jeannette (PA) who has the # 1 football recruit in the country Terrelle Pryor.

Games of the Night: Louisville at UCONN

January 28th, 2008

Games of the Night


A companion to our daily Three Stars of the Day, we present the top three Games of the Night.


2007-08 Louisville Basketball Preview

November 9th, 2007

Louisville Cardinals


Daily Poll: Who Will Win the Big East?

November 1st, 2007
Big East

Daily Dribble: Top 30 Big East Players

October 23rd, 2007
Big East

After a lengthy delay, I finally present the Top 30 players in the Big East. The ranking is expanded from the Top 25 due to size of the monstrous 16-team league. The Big East's Top 5 might not be as good as some other BCS leagues, but no conference comes close in terms of the overall talent pool

1. Dominic James, PG, Marquette - Coming off a down year, James will be playing for his NBA career
2. Roy Hibbert, C, Georgetown - Improving big man gives Hoyas a unique presence down low

2007-08 Big East Stats Preview: Part One

September 28th, 2007
Big East

This is the fourth of six (really seven since I've divided the Big East into two parts) mini statistical previews of the major conferences. Each one includes projected starting lineups, projected stats for each player, and a short comment. (Stats are listed in order of points, rebounds, then assists).
G Jamaul Warren - 7, 3, 4
G Deonta Vaughn - 13, 3, 4
F Alvin Mitchell - 13, 3, 3
F John Williamson - 15, 7, 1
C Anthony McClain - 6, 5, 1
6 Marcus Sikes - 8, 4, 1

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