Mike Brey’s Blues: The East Bracket

“Hello? Yeah, can I speak to Tom…Tom O’Connor please?” “Sure, tell him it’s Mike Brey from Notre Dame.” “No, he’s not expecting my call.” “Hey Tom.” “Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you too.” “Yeah, hey Tom I’m gonna cut to the chase here. Whose idea of a cruel joke was it to give us George […]

Bracketology 101: The Midwest

Now that we have the brackets in front of us, we get a chance to analyze, synthesize, digitize and…and discuss ad nauseam. For no particular reason let’s consider the Midwest. Two teams from the Big 12: Kansas and Kansas State. Two from the Big East: Villanova and Georgetown. Clemson is the lone representative from the […]

Performance of the week (POTW) (3/9-3/16)

Twjain McKee from Coppin State – McKee threw in thirty-three points including a tear drop with two seconds remaining to lead the Eagles into the tournament. McKee nailed six trifectas while shooting twelve for twenty from the field. Let’s hear it Clipboard readers. Who had the POTW in your eyes?

Over the hump with blog nation – 3/12

Crack open a cold one – sit back and join a discussion. Don’t forget to tell ’em who sent ya. Sox and Dawgs: The National Lampoon Sports Minute or so Center Field: Random spring training photo of the day NCAA Hoops Today: North Carolina at Duke Yellow Chair Sports: YCS Barroom Discussion: Athletes of yesteryear […]

NCAA Hoops: Rating the Small Forwards

These guys have the responsibility of rebounding amongst the Redwoods, feeding the post, driving the base line, and when the matchup warrants, playing with their back to the basket in the post. Let’s hear it for the small forwards. Joe Alexander Junior/ West Virginia 16.2PPG 6.1RPG – Small never looked so big. Don’t be misled […]

Performance of the week (POTW) 3/2-3/9

Take a moment Clipboard readers to nominate your performance of the week. This can be an individual or team performance in professional or amateur sports. This doesn’t need to be a contest of who had the best performance of the week – rather a collection of highlights from the week past. I’m going with Courtney […]

Like father, like son?

The following is a fictitious account . Our scene takes us to Lubbock, Texas. It is early morning, March fourth on the campus of Texas Tech University. Last night the Raiders lost to conference foe, Kansas, 109-51. Pat Knight, the recently named coach of the Raiders is strolling across the parking lot to the athletics’ […]

NCAA Hoops: Rating the centers

Call ’em monstahs of the middle, backstops, or landlords. These are the guys who control the middle. Bring on the centers. Roy Hibbert – Senior/ Georgetown 13.6PPG 6.4RPG 2.4 Blocks – Hibbert brings a sense of calm to the Hoya attack. Beside his numbers did anyone catch the Georgetown/ Marquette game last week? Late in […]