SOUTH BEND, IN. – The Notre Dame Fighting Irish opened their three game preseason slate against neighbour Holy Cross College Saints, notching a 97-57 victory on Friday night.
While Friday’s victory was a predictable result for the 2017-2018 Irish, it was a good way to get back into the routine of playing games and a chance to work out the kinks before the regular season.
But the win against Holy Cross wasn’t the only victory Notre Dame achieved. The main reason why a third preseason game was scheduled was to support hurricane relief efforts, with all proceeds going towards helping though’s affected in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands from the various natural disasters that took place over the summer months.
SACRAMENTO, CA. — The 2017 NBA G League Draft is officially underway, and players from across the world have another opportunity to hear their name called and realize their dream of playing professional basketball.
On Friday, the Northern Arizona Suns and Iowa Wolves made a trade that involved the first selection in Saturday’s draft.
The Suns acquired the first overall selection and the returning player rights to Zach Andrews from the Wolves. In exchange, Iowa received the eighth overall selection, the returning player rights to Elijah Millsap and the returning player rights to Michael Bryson.
TOWSON, Md. — Teams from across the entire NCAA have come together to help raise funds and awareness for disaster relief efforts all across North America and the World.
The NCAA has granted a plethora of waivers that are allowing teams to take part in a third exhibition game in advance of the 2017-18 season. While they provide teams with an extra tune-up game for the season, they are also using them to help those in need.
On Friday, two more talented programs announced that they were taking part in an exhibition game to raise funds for the Salvation Army Disaster Relief Fund.
The Towson Tigers will play host to the Bucknell Bison on Saturday, October 28th inside SECU Arena.
LYNCHBURG, Va. – In an effort to help raise financial support and awareness for hurricane relief efforts, the Liberty Flames and VCU Rams will come together for an exhibition game on Thursday, Oct. 26, at the E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center.
CANMORE, Alta. — The 2017-18 season tips off on November 10th, which means the final month without college basketball is finally upon us.
Fans all across the country are gearing up for another exciting college basketball season, and with the recent scandal involving the FBI and several power conference programs across the NCAA, the level of anticipation is through the roof.
Conference preview pieces are starting to circulate from various media outlets, and conferences are hosting their annual media days and announcing their preseason polls and award winners. It’s always interesting to see how coaches and media rank teams in their respective conferences.
With the season right around the corner, we are starting to release our Preseason Player of the Year awards for each conference, along with three All-Conference teams. Picked at random, we will release two sets of awards each day.
The race for the Ohio Valley Conference title in 2017-18 will be one of the more exciting ones across the NCAA. Several big names from last season have moved on, while several teams have a legitimate chance to advance to the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
On the heels of their first-ever appearance in the Big Dance last season, momentum has to be behind the Jacksonville State Gamecocks as they look to make it two straight appearances. However, traditional power programs like the Murray State Racers and Belmont Bruins won’t back down easily from the top of the conference.
With a ton of talent in the conference, it’s anyone’s game at this point. Take a look at which talented player we’ve selected as our Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year, plus who falls where on our All-OVC teams for the upcoming season!
Every good basketball site needs a college basketball handicapper, and I bring you into the the world of the Big Man on Campus! I am excited to join College Court Report, and add a new feature to the website.
As the exhibition season begins and Midnight Madness’s get going, I thought it necessary to get in a couple futures as we embark on the season. Futures are a great long term investment, and the motto here is simple.. get to the tournament and you never know from there.
Lets take a look at a couple teams I’ll be personally betting on to cut down the nets in April. Some will be long shots, and the goal there will be to hedge our bets for guaranteed profit!