Top High School Players in SoCal for 2014-15

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Ca. – In a season in which there were multiple candidates within the senior class for the honor it’s a member of the Class of 2016 who bagged the BurlisonOnBasketball Most Outstanding Player nod. Lonzo Ball of Chino Hills High, the best point guard prospect produced in Southern California since Baron Davis was […]

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Kentucky Doesn’t Rebuild, They Reload

PORTLAND, Org.– Kentucky suffered a mass exodus last week when its top seven scorers– 6-11 freshman Karl Antony Towns, 7-0 junior center Willie Cauley, 6-9 freshman forward Trey Lyles, 7-0 sophomore center Dakota Johnson and sophomore guards Aaron and Andrew Harrison– all declared for the NBA draft. The nucleus of a 38-1 team that left […]

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Ben Howland Exits Exile

Ben Howland spent two years in exile after he was dismissed by UCLA in 2013, just five years after coaching the Bruins to a third straight NCAA Final Four. Howland had it going in Westwood during the Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook era, more so than any coach since the late John Wooden. But he discovered, […]

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2015 NCAA Tournament: Polls vs Seedings

Hope spring eternal at the start of every college basketball season. Fans begin to get excited about their teams as soon as the pre-season polls come out. But reality kicks in during March madness. Some, like Kentucky, remain dominant all season. Some over achieve others under achieve. With that in mind, we took a close […]

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Motivating Without Losing It

As a coach at any level you want to be able to get your message and point across to all of the players that you coach. You spend countless hours preparing for your team’s practices and games. We all want our players to be as invested and dialed in to the task at hand like […]

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The Dean’s List: Inside The SoCon

Inside the SoCon For hoop fans, March is unequivocally the best time of the year. With the regular season now complete, it’s time to look to the post-season tournament. In a league like the Southern Conference, there’s nothing better as so much is riding on every possession in every game that it simply makes it […]

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Freshman Ineligibility

High profile commissioners from the Big Ten, Pac 12, the ACC and Big 12 conferences are openly talking about turning back the clock in an attempt to put the college back into college athletics. For the first time since 1972, Jim Delany, Larry Scott, John Swofford and Bob Bowlsby are reportedly lobbying for support from […]

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