By Doug Potter The purpose of college for High School teens post graduation is intended to prepare them for the grind and rigors of everyday life. Some are still searching for their niche, while others have a good idea what they want to do and college will help them get there. For a lot of NBA-bound basketball players all college does is serve as a nuisance and prolong … [Read more...] about Meet Mr. Flynn, The “Lottery Man”
by Doug Potter Big, manly, giant, defensive monster, shot-blocking machine, human eraser. Those are some of the adjectives many people choose to describe the seven-foot-three 263 pound center for the University of Connecticut Huskies, and rightfully so. Let’s take a look, however, at Hasheem Thabeet Manka on a deeper level. The 22 year old deep-voiced Tazmanian was … [Read more...] about Get to Know “Hash”
by Doug Potter After seven overtimes, several upsets, buzzer-beaters and questionable officiating gave us a Big East Tournament for the ages, we now turn out attention to the main attraction; the REAL tournament. Last week allowed us to recall why we take off work, call in sick, and often refer to this upcoming weekend as “The best weekend in sports.” The madness is one of … [Read more...] about Ladies and Gentlemen… The Main Event!
by Doug Potter If you turn on your TV and flip to your favorite show, you could watch a thriller, a sad depressing episode, a surprising bone-chiller, or an ugly display of skill on any given night. The same can be said for any Big East game this year. The conference is like a TV station and has a potpourri of effects on its audience. We can try to analyze what we see, … [Read more...] about Crazy Time!
by Doug Potter The Big East, much like the rest of college basketball, certainly has its share of head-scratching games, game-changing performances, and wonderful coaching. No matter what the conference always gives us topics to talk about. Whether it’s a big upcoming game, utterly disappointing teams, or how solid it is from one through ten (sorry Georgetown, you’re just … [Read more...] about Big East Oscar Awards