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  • SEC Whip-around: Twine-tickling tales

    SEC Whip-around: Twine-tickling tales

    So why is the SEC Tipoff, the Media Day for SEC Basketball,  slipping out of SEC country and into Charlotte, North Carolina’s beautiful Ballantyne resort in south Charlotte? Very simply, it was a stone’s throw from the SEC Network, the showcase for all things SEC and it provided a backdrop for the meet and greet with the league’s 14 coaches and two players from each squad on Wednesday.  Much of the conversation centered around the lack of respect that basketball in the SEC suffers, especially after getting only three NCAA bids a year ago as Kentucky and Florida made it […]

  • Around the Rim in the ACC: Here Come the Cardinals

    Around the Rim in the ACC: Here Come the Cardinals

    Check out what’s happening above the rim in the ACC since the NCAA Tournament ended in April. Here Come the Cardinals The ACC is, by and large, a conference noted for it’s basketball, so that’s why adding the Louisville Cardinals with their steeped hoops tradition made perfect sense.  For a historical refresher, the Cardinals have 20 Sweet Sixteens, 13 Elite Eights, 10 Final Fours, and three National Championships to add to the mix in the ACC.  Then, look at the richness of the Rick Pitino Era.  He has accumulated 11 of 13 NCAA berths in his tenure with five Elite Eights, […]

  • College Chalktalk’s summer schedule

    College Chalktalk’s summer schedule

    Another great season of college basketball is in the books and that means it’s also time for us to re-charge.  We’ll be on a light publishing schedule over the next few months with some occasional maintenance time mixed in as we tinker with the site (as we do every year).  Then we’ll ramp back up as the National Coaches’ Diary Series will return for its sixth season this coming fall. Thanks again for making us one of your college hoops info destinations in 2013-14. Any questions or comments, email us at – Chris DiSano