Category Archives: Big 10

Scouting Michigan State

National Championship or bust. A common narrative surrounding the Michigan State basketball program heading into the 2019-20 season. Ranked by many as the consensus preseason number one team, the Spartans have all the tools to make another deep run in March. Despite losing key contributors in Matt McQuaid, Nick Ward and Kenny Goins from last years Final Four squad, Coach

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Ranking the Top 10 Programs Based on Current Basketball and Football Teams

At the start of each week during their respective seasons, the recurring narratives around college football and basketball are created by the poll rankings. Other than having a number next to your name, rankings have little impact on a team’s future (besides the CFB Playoff rankings). Having bragging rights over other schools makes it even more enjoyable for fans. What

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EACH BIG TEN TEAMS’ BREAKOUT PLAYER IN 19-20

As we inch closer to what will be another thrilling Big Ten conference season, here are each teams’ breakout player to watch in 2019-2020: Rutgers-  Caleb McConnell (Sophomore) 2018-19 Season Stats: 5.5 PTS 2.5 REB  1.0 AST  41% FG Michigan- Isaiah Livers (Junior) 2018-19 Season Stats: 7.9 PTS 3.9 REB  0.7 AST  48.7% FG Michigan State- Aaron Henry (Sophomore) 2018-19 Season

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Ranking the 10 Best JuCo Transfers in This Upcoming Season

What makes college sports so entertaining, particularly college basketball, is the endless cycle of incoming players. Every season, college hoops brings in electric freshman who dominate at the college level for one year and head off to the NBA. However, these players are young, and their age is often seen by poor judgement, lack of leadership, etc. What is often

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The Greatest Players in Big Ten History

When thinking about some of the greatest of all time in college basketball, it is easy to think of players who came out of the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Big East and even some out of the Southeastern Conference.  One conference that should not be overlooked for basketball greatness is the Big 10 Conference. Known for its greatness in football and

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The Year of the Spartans?

Tom Izzo has proven himself to be one of the greatest coaches of this era, despite only one championship title to his name. But how does his name consistently come up in the debates and arguments on the greatest coach of this era? The answer is simple: consistency and improvisation. With a Michigan State culture of loyalty and a grind-it-out

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Winners and Losers of each conference- recruiting edition

With Jalen Wilson committing to Kansas today, every player in the 2019 recruiting class has committed to a school (or a professional team in New Zealand). Some teams had great classes, with Memphis, Kentucky, and Arizona leading the way, while other teams took a step back with poor recruiting class. Read below to see the biggest winner and loser from

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Michigan is once again…….. FABULOUS!

Well at least 1/5 fabulous anyway! Juwan Howard, a NBA journeyman who spent 9 years in South Beach and won two NBA Championships as a player with the Miami Heat, has a resting place…..at least for five years anyway.  Howard has been hired to lead the Michigan Wolverine basketball program after previous head coach John Beilein left to coach the

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