Author Archives: Collin Speicher

No. 8 Kentucky earns SEC Regular Season Title with win over No. 15 Auburn

The Wildcats defeated the Tigers 73-66 in Rupp Arena for their 49th SEC Regular Season Title. Auburn beat Kentucky earlier this season, but tonight was a revenge game for the Wildcats. Despite a poor performance from behind the three-point line, big games from Maxey, Quickley and Richards helped John Calipari earn the No. 1 seed heading into the conference tournament.

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#7 Duke holds off #8 Florida State for Statement Win.

The Blue Devils held on and won 70-65 against the Seminoles despite being bodied on the offensive glass and 21 turnovers. Following the Blue Devils comeback victory in an overtime thriller against UNC Saturday, it was understandable that they would have flaws tonight. This matchup turned out to be a nail-biter between the two teams who were looking to take

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Breaking Down the Selection Committee

On Saturday, the Selection Committee released the first early bracket of the season. It revealed some things people agreed on and others that people didn’t. #1 Seeds The Number One seeds consisted of Baylor, Gonzaga, Kansas, and San Diego State University, in that order. Baylor received the overall No. 1 seed and was slotted to go to Houston. The second

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SEC 2019/20 Season Preview

In the 2018/19 season, the SEC had seven teams head into March looking to hoist the national championship trophy. Auburn won their second-ever SEC Championship and worked their way to the Final Four before losing to Virginia, 62-63. With three teams in the top ten recruiting rankings, the SEC is poised to have young talent carry into this year and

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Duke Blue Devils 2019 Scouting Report

Season Preview Everyone considered Duke’s season to be a failure last year following a loss to Michigan State in the Elite Eight. With Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett, and Cam Reddish all departing for the NBA Draft, this Blue Devils squad has a lot to live up to. The talent on the 2018-19 Duke team was never seen before, but Coach

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2018 Duke Blue Devils vs. 2018 New York Knicks

One of the most talented college basketball teams against a tanking professional team. Who wins? Starting lineups: Duke had the top three recruits coming into the 2018-2019 college basketball campaign. RJ Barrett, Zion Williamson, Cam Reddish; as well as #3 national ranked point guard, Tre Jones. Those star recruits ran the 1 through 4 while upperclassmen Marques Bolden and Javin

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The Greatest Players in ACC History

The Atlantic Coast Conference. One of the most, if not the most, prolific college basketball conferences ever. You have one of the best rivalries in all of sports, Duke versus UNC, and phenomenal coaches as well. How would a starting five look if you could choose anyone from the ACC? Point Guard: Phil Ford; University of North Carolina. One of

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