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2016 Nike EYBL Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, NY – It didn’t’ take long for the national spotlight, of sorts, to turn onto the first day of the 2016 Nike Elite Youth Basketball season. At 2 p.m.

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Remembering Dwayne “Pearl” Washington

I still can’t believe Pearl is gone. Dwayne “Pearl” Washington, the charismatic guard who went from being a playground legend from the Brownsville section of Brooklyn to an electrifying star at Syracuse, has passed away at age 52 from a brain cancer that was diagnosed last summer. He is the first huge star from the […]

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2016 Nike EYBL Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, NY – It didn’t’ take long for the national spotlight, of sorts, to turn onto the first day of the 2016 Nike Elite Youth Basketball season. At 2 p.m. on Saturday one of the fifth set of games in the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal – converted into a four-court hoops facility by Nike for the […]

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The Man Who Loves Villanova

VILLANOVA, Pa.– The calls started coming in 2006 before Jay Wright signed his first $1 million contract at Villanova. He would hear about them from third parties like his agent or close friend and network analyst Bill Raftery, who would casually ask if he would be interested in talking to a bigger state school that […]

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New NCAA Draft Rules Do Not Go Far Enough!

Last week, Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari did more to advance the cause of college basketball players and improve the game than any rule that has been implemented in the last ten years. With the reduction of the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds and the extension of the NBA draft exploration process, the […]

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Common Hiring Mistakes Made By AD’s

Over the course of observing the college basketball hiring practices for the last 2 decades, here are some of the most common causes that produce hiring mistakes (please keep in mind that these are rules of thumb, not hard and fast rules, as each person and each situation is different than the next). Chasing the […]

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