Jabari Parker to Miss 12 Months with Torn Left ACL

Photo Credit: Behind the Buck Pass Milwaukee Bucks’ power forward Jabari Parker is set to undergo surgery on his torn left ACL and will miss the rest of this NBA season. He suffered the injury in Wednesday’s 106-88 loss at home against the Miami Heat. Parker, 21, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons, all with the Bucks. He is coming off of a season in which he … Continue reading Jabari Parker to Miss 12 Months with Torn Left ACL

Cameroon Wins Africa Cup of Nations

Photo via: CNN.com The Cameroon Lions have defeated the Egypt Pharaohs by a score of 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations final. This is the Lions’ fifth title, and their first in 15 years. The new Cameroon coach, Hugo Broos, has shown he can deliver silverware back to the nation that has missed it for so long. Supersub Vincent Aboubakar delivered a brilliant 88th minute … Continue reading Cameroon Wins Africa Cup of Nations

February 9th Top 30 Naismith Trophy Award Rankings

Photo Credit: Wildcat Blue Nation (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 9th, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST. 30.  Marcus Foster, Guard, Creighton Bluejays (20-4) Statistics: 24 games played, 29.9 minutes per game, 18.0 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game, 1.9 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, 0.7 steals per game, 48.0% field goal percentage, 32.9% 3-point field … Continue reading February 9th Top 30 Naismith Trophy Award Rankings

Naismith Trophy Award Late-Season Top 30 List

Photo Credit: Duke – 247 Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 9th, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST; the list is sorted alphabetically.    Dwayne Bacon, Guard, Florida State Seminoles (21-4) Statistics: 25 games played, 28.4 minutes per game, 17.6 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 1.0 steal per game, 45.6% … Continue reading Naismith Trophy Award Late-Season Top 30 List

February 9th Top 20 Wooden Award Rankings

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 9th, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST.   20.  Dillon Brooks, Forward, Oregon Ducks (21-3) Statistics: 20 games played, 22.5 minutes per game, 14.4 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game, 3.2 assists per game, 0.5 blocks per game, 1.3 steals per game, 50.7% field goal percentage, 37.5% 3-point field … Continue reading February 9th Top 20 Wooden Award Rankings

Wooden Award Late-Season Top 20 List

Photo Credit: Noles 247 – 247Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 9th, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST; the list is sorted alphabetically.    Dwayne Bacon, Guard, Florida State Seminoles (21-4) Statistics: 25 games played, 28.4 minutes per game, 17.6 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 1.0 steal per game, … Continue reading Wooden Award Late-Season Top 20 List

Sleep on the Shockers at Your Own Risk

Photo Credit: Mid-Major Madness As of January of 2012, not many people would consider the Wichita State Shockers men’s basketball team anything more than a mid-major team that would need to win the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship to get into the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. That perspective did not change in March of 2012 either, when the Shockers, despite making it into the tournament … Continue reading Sleep on the Shockers at Your Own Risk