Tag Archives: California

Best States in College Hoops This Season

College basketball has been so spread out this season. Talent has came from all over the country, coast to coast. Most states have a team they can root for without having to deal with the pain of losing, which some have waited for for a long time. However, there have been four states to stand out thus far in college

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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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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 VegasInsider.com) 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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Early season tournament predictions and players to look out for

Starting on Thursday, there are some great early season college basketball tournaments. I’m going to give readers my predictions and what players fans should look out for. Myrtle Beach Invitational I believe the favorite, Villanova, will win this tournament. However, Baylor or Mississippi State could definitely win this tournament as well. Villanova shouldn’t have any problems in the first round

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NCAA Starts Progress for Student-Athletes

The NCAA’s board of governors met in Atlanta and the biggest question on the agenda was student-athletes being able to use their name, image, and likeness. The NCAA has recognized that times are changing and that they need to adapt to the changing society but until this point has been very lethargic when making changes. In a unanimous decision by

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The PAC’s Finest 12

As of late, the PAC-12 has struggled as a conference in regards to tournament success. However, by no means does this imply that the PAC-12 was not a strong conference back in the day. From UCLA to Arizona, the PAC-12 has offered a competitive style of play that has produced a strong set of players as well. Without further ado,

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Bubble Watch: The Case Against Temple

The Temple Owls, currently sitting at 20-7, 10-5 in the American, currently sit on the elusive bubble of the NCAA Tournament field of 68. Although Temple’s record is one of the better on the bubble, it holds one win in three games versus top 25 opponents, making Temple a questionable selection for the committee. In November, Temple scheduled three games

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Expanding The NCAA Basketball Tourney… Is It About The Madness Or The Money?

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.  To the American sports fan this time period known as “March Madness” is equal to Christmas, Thanksgiving and The Fourth of July all wrapped up in one. The only exception?  This holiday last for an entire month!  People all over this nation, basketball fan and non-basketball fan, cast their lots in basketball tourney pools at

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