Round One – Pickin’ Splinters National Chan’ship

Here you go gents.  Make your picks.  As always substantiating your choices at length is encouraged.  Higher seeds earned home field advantage for the first round.  We go to neutral sites next weekend. Game 1 – #16 Troy at #1 Florida Game 2 – #15 Buffalo at #2 Oklahoma Game 3 – #14 Virginia Tech […]

Atlantic 10 building its resume

With the Charlotte at Duquesne tip-off marking the official opening of conference play in less than a month, the Atlantic 10 has slowly put together a resume worthy of catching the attention of the NCAA tournament selection committee come March. Fresh off the 2008 tourney where the A10 grabbed two of the 34 at-large bids, […]

Game of the Week 12/8 – 12/14

Was there a game this past week that had you riveted to your seat?  Maybe it was a game you saw in person.  Maybe the action was so intense you dare not touch the remote.  OR is there a game that you are looking forward to this week?  Let’s us know about it here. For […]

Performance of the Week 12/8-12/14

Did I mention that I attended Saturday’s Tennessee/ Temple game?  Yeah – I did.  Dionte Christmas scoring 35 points on 12 for 22 shooting including 7 for 14 behind the arc – that’s my POTW.  Christmas added 2 rebounds, 2 assists and three blocks. Have you seen a great sports performance this week – maybe […]

Who am I?

I graduated from college sixth on my school’s all-time list of scorers with 1,650 points.  I earned Atlantic 10 player of the year and was drafted in the NBA’s first round. During my 13-year career with four teams I averaged seven points and three rebounds per game.  I did grab a 6th Man of the […]

11 hours of driving, 40:00 of hoops – Merry Christmas

It’s about 6:15 a.m. Saturday and my co-pilot, my brother-in-law, Roger, and I are about fifteen minutes south of Syracuse on Rte. 81. The Liacouras Center, home of the Temple Owls and our destination, looms four hours away. We have watched the temperature gauge on the dashboard drop from a, what seems now, balmy 21 […]

Who am I?

I grew up in N’Awlins, but I know a thing or two about the Big 5.  Yeah the Palestra, Apollo, Philly Cheese Steak – it’s all good.  I left college with 15 career records for my school including points and steals over 2,000 and 200 respectively.   Before I left campus, I earned 1st and 2 […]