Tag Archives: Memphis

NBA Mock Draft 2.0 Lottery Edition

When I made the first mock draft in July, I put LaMelo Ball as the first pick and got a large amount of backlash. As I am writing this, LaMelo has now become the favorite to go first. Before making this mock draft, I must remind everyone, this isn’t a big board, so the best player might not go first

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Memphis Tigers 2019 Overview

Projected Starting Lineup G: Boogie Ellis G: Alex Lomax F: D.J. Jeffries F: Precious Achiuwa C: James Wiseman   Key Additions: James Wiseman, Precious Achiuwa, D.J. Jeffries, Boogie Ellis, Jayden Hardaway, Lester Quinone. Key Losses: Not much, really.   Season Ceiling: 31-6 (AAC Champions, NCAA Tournament Final Four Appearance) Season Floor: 24-10 (NCAA First Round Exit) Make or Break Player: James Wiseman If James

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CBB Review Too Early Top 25 (June 2019)

Team (Total Votes) (First Place Votes) Michigan State (197) (6) Kentucky (182) (1) Duke (181) (1) Kansas (159) Maryland (156) Louisville (154) North Carolina (143) Villanova (138) Virginia (132) Memphis (124) Gonzaga (121) Texas Tech (110) Seton Hall (108) Ohio State (77) Arizona (73) LSU (59) Baylor (52) Purdue (44) Utah State (41) Michigan (39) Washington (39) Auburn (38) Tennessee (34) Florida (31) Iowa

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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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So What’s Changed?

If there’s one thing that is always the same in college sports, it’s that the landscape is always changing.  Coaches take new jobs, players transfer, and schools switch conferences.  Most of this seems to go under the radar due to summer baseball, and NBA free agency taking precedence.  However, come November, College Basketball will be center stage for 5 months.

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