Monthly Archives: November 2019

Retrievers offense comes alive in blowout win over Drexel

Despite a slow start, the UMBC Retrievers beat the Drexel Dragons 85-60. The Retrievers were without Arkel Lamar, Darnell Rogers, and R.J. Eytle-Rock due to injury. Drexel started the game on fire and were dominating early. But UMBC battled back and took the lead. The Retrievers closed the first half on a 22-7 run and Dimitrije Spasojevic led them in scoring

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The Emergence of the PAC-12

As of November 30… Current Standings within the PAC-12:  #21 Colorado Buffaloes (5-0) #14 Arizona Wildcats (8-0) Stanford Cardinals (7-1) (68-67 Loss to Butler) Oregon State Beavers (6-1) (Loss to Oklahoma) #23 Washington Huskies (5-1) (Loss to Tennessee) #11 Oregon (6-2) (Losses to #8 Gonzaga and #6 UNC) USC Trojans (6-2) (Losses to Temple and Marquette) California Golden Bears (5-2)

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CBB Review 2019 Week Four Rankings

Team (Total Votes) (First Place Votes) Louisville (194) (2) Duke (192) (4) Michigan State (184) (2) Maryland (170) Virginia (151) North Carolina (151) Kansas (142) Gonzaga (142) Ohio State (134) Kentucky (128) Oregon (124) Seton Hall (115) Texas Tech (107) Utah State (98) Arizona (90) Memphis (72) Auburn (59) VCU (52) Villanova (51) Tennessee (49) Baylor (49) Xavier (43) Colorado (33) Washington (14) Florida

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Monday Night’s Maui Invitational Best Bet: UCLA-BYU

UCLA vs. BYU 11:30 p.m. ET ESPN2 (Odds courtesy of Opening Spread: BYU -1.5 Current Spread: UCLA -1.5 Projected Spread: UCLA -3.5 Tonight’s Maui Invitational nightcap features Mick Cronin’s 4-1 UCLA Bruins against Mark Pope’s 3-2 BYU Cougars. The UCLA Bruins are coming off a lackluster performance where they surrendered 88 points to Hofstra. Prior to their loss against the Pride, the Bruins

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Air Force Reserve Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Recap (Virginia vs Arizona State)

It’s not too often that you’ll hear ‘basketball game’ and ‘casino’ in the same sentence, so each November in rural Connecticut, it is quite a treat. The 7th ranked Virginia Cavaliers took down Arizona State, 48-45 in the 2019 Air Force Reserve Basketball Hall of Fame Tip Off Championship.  Casey Morsell and Mamadi Diakite led the Cavs on offense, with

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Friday Night CBB 2k Classic Best Bet: Texas-California

(Image Credit: Stephen Spillman-USA TODAY Sports) Texas vs. California 5:00 p.m. ET ESPN2 (Odds courtesy of Opening Spread: Texas -11 Current Spread: Texas -11 Projected Spread: Texas -13.5 In tonight’s third-place game of the 2k Classic, Shaka Smart’s Texas Longhorns will face off against Mark Fox’s Golden Bears. Both teams are coming off opening-round losses where their effort and intensity were

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