Recent Posts

  • Atlantic 10 Tempo Tuesday: Leaders and challengers

    Credit: VCU Athletics/Scott Brown Photography

    This is still an undecided affair. The Rams, both Rhode Island and VCU, share the top spot in the conference. Dayton and Davidson, the latter showing no ill effects on conference ‘Freshman Orientation’, are a step behind. UMass had an opportunity to make a significant move but dropped two big road games last week. Still, the Minutemen are within striking distance in this race which should come to the wire. The numbers provided by statsheet.com:   Record Offensive Efficiency DefensiveEfficiency Efficiency Margin Davidson 10-4 116 113 13 Dayton 10-4 108 98 12 VCU 11-3 104 93 11 Richmond 8-6 108 […]

     
  • Aggies making their case in underrated SEC

    Aggies making their case in underrated SEC

    The greatness of the Kentucky Wildcats is almost unparalleled at least since their 2012 National Championship team or two decades before that with the 1990-91 and 1991-92 Nevada-Las  Vegas Runnin’ Rebels.  With that comes the overlooking of the quality teams, players and skill sets in the rest of the SEC.  Last week Joe Lunardi, ESPN’s bracketologist, had six SEC teams in the NCAA Tournament with Arkansas, LSU, Ole Miss, Georgia and the Texas A&M Aggies on the lines. Saturday, the Aggies won their 19th game of the season, the most in Billy Kennedy’s four years, after dismissing struggling South Carolina, […]

     
  • ACC Roundup: Irish staying the course

    ACC Roundup: Irish staying the course

    The greatest thing about the addition of Louisville, Notre Dame, Pitt, and Syracuse into the ACC is the balance of power is spread across the league.  Look at the top where Duke and North Carolina generally sat for many years.  No. 2 Virginia continues to lock down people with it’s defense while the No. 10 Fighting Irish are breathing down the Cavaliers’ collective necks. The Irish are 22-4 and have maybe the top clutch presence in the nation in Jerian Grant and then arguably as much depth as anyone in the ACC.  Possibly four wins on the road in this […]