With Bruce Pearl in Auburn, Nate Oats at Alabama, Andy Kennedy at UAB, and Richie Riley at South Alabama, we may be in the early stages of this state’s new Golden Age of college basketball coaches.
Million Dollar Babies: NIL marketing isn’t a meritocracy
It will be more than skill and success at their chosen sport that turns college athletes into successful marketing machines. The athletes who really cash in on name, image and likeness will use something much more powerful – their personalities.
Matt Stevens’ 2019 NCAA Tournament winners
I like winners. You like winners. We all like winners. Yesterday was a rough day picking winners against the spread but got 12 of 16 straight up. Every single day of play during this NCAA Tournament I’ll update this post… Read More ›
Don’t let LSU fans fool you, Will Wade IS NOT a victim and IS free…to speak
Will Wade is a free man. Despite everything chanted at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Saturday during LSU’s blowout win over Vanderbilt, LSU’s 36-year-old head basketball coach isn’t incarcerated and is eligible for all the rights given to a domestic… Read More ›
A perfectly good waste of 15 minutes
By MIKE HERNDON Every year since I left sports writing I say it, or at least think it: I’m not going to fill out a bracket this year. When I worked in a newsroom, NCAA tournament brackets were a given…. Read More ›
Leave the officiating on the court and the field, not the couch
By MIKE HERNDON There was less than a minute to play in the NCAA national championship game when North Carolina’s Kennedy Meeks and Gonzaga’s Silas Melson hit the floor to try to corral a loose ball with the Tar Heels… Read More ›
Time to embrace March Madness – It’s much more fun
March Madness – the brackets, the buzzer beaters, the rapid fire pace of games, a buffet of entertainment for the sports fan; especially, a basketball fan. Who doesn’t fill out a bracket? Even the casual fan enters some kind of… Read More ›