LSU’s Simmons wins Integris Wayman Tisdale Award

LSU’s Simmons wins Integris Wayman Tisdale Award

ST. LOUIS (USBWA) – LSU’s Ben Simmons, perhaps the most talked-about freshman in college basketball this season for his dazzling play on the court, has been selected by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association to receive the Integris Wayman Tisdale Award as the national freshman of the year. A 6-10 forward from Melbourne, Australia, Simmons led […]

LSU’s Ballard earns Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week

Ballard, a 5-9 junior guard from Memphis, averaged 24.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 3.0 steals to lead the Tigers over two Top 15 opponents. Additionally, her three-pointer with 0.8 left on the clock forced double overtime at Mississippi State and she scored the go-ahead basket in the final period of play…

Rebounds & Putbacks: LSU 82 UMass 60

Rebounds & Putbacks: LSU 82 UMass 60

Last season, UMass turned the ball over 13.4 times a contest. BUT, last year the Minutemen averaged 15.1 assists a game. Against the Tigers, the Minutemen had six assists on 23 field goals. LSU, on the other hand, dished out 15 assists on 35 makes…

UD-Ole Miss and the A10 marquee matchups

UD-Ole Miss and the A10 marquee matchups

By Paul Gotham It’s one last weekend of non-conference games. Four matchups include A-10 schools meeting those from the SEC. In order of importance. Dayton (11-3) at Ole Miss (9-3) Saturday 8 p.m. UD has won two straight and four of five and have taken its last seven meetings versus SEC schools.  The Rebels have […]

Chaz Williams, DeAndre Bembry and the A10 Bounce

Chaz Williams, DeAndre Bembry and the A10 Bounce

The comings and goings of Atlantic 10 men’s basketball. Williams and Bembry earn weekly conference awards NEWPORT NEWS, Va.—Massachusetts senior Chaz Williams has been named the Atlantic 10 Conference’s Men’s Basketball Player of the Week  and Saint Joseph’s freshman DeAndre’ Bembry earned the league’s Rookie of the Week award. Both awards were announced Monday for […]

Ten games which could decide the national championship

Ten games which could decide the national championship

As students return to their respective campuses, this weekend marks the start of college football. It is time to stock up on charcoal, do a quick maintenance check on our favorite recliner and break out the game-time jerseys. Before we do that, let’s take a look at 10 games which might help determine the landscape of the 2012-13 college football season.

Alabama vs LSU

Alabama is a 2 point favorite with the over/under set at 41 total points, how will it play out? Has enough changed in the last two months, or is this another defensive battle in which kickers have a huge role…

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