NBA Odds and Predictions: Wednesday, April 1 Opening Line Report and Handicapping
by Alan Matthews
Great news for Bulls backers on Monday as Derrick Rose — yes, we are back giving daily Derrick Rose injury updates — took part in his first full-contact practice since undergoing surgery on the torn meniscus in his knee. Coach Tom Thibodeau said Rose looked winded afterward but otherwise had no ill effects. He then scrimmaged on Tuesday. You surely won’t see Rose for Wednesday’s game in Milwaukee, with Bulls-Bucks looking more and more likely as a first-round playoff matchup, but perhaps for Sunday’s big game in continue
By Charles Jay
The Old Dominion Monarchs and the Stanford Cardinal have a bit of a clash of styles, but this is get a make for an intriguing matchup for America’s Bookiepatrons on Tuesday night as they battle for the right to face the winner of the Miami-Temple game for the championship of the NIT.
Stanford is 22-13 straight-up in 15-19 against the pointspread. Old Dominion is 27-7 straight-up and 17-14 versus the number. You could certainly say that Stanford was very disappointed when they weren’t able to qualify for the NCAA Tournament, but frankly, they didn’t deserve to get there. They continue
Queens, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Hall of Famer Chris Mullin is returning to
St. John’s as the head men’s basketball coach 30 years after leading the Red
Storm to the Final Four.
The university announced Tuesday that it hired Mullin, one of the program’s
all-time greats, to replace Steve Lavin, who parted ways with the school on
Friday after five years.
Mullin returns to the Red Storm after spending the last two seasons as an
advisor with the Sacramento Kings. continue
We are extremely happy about the hiring of Chris Mullin to be the new coach at ST. John’s. We actually went to School with Mullin for one semester back in the spring of 83. It is a semester that we never talk about as we spent the whole semester at Gantry’s Pub and was put on probation and dropped out of School for 5 years. During that time we never had the pleasure of having a beer with Chris but did see him from time to time on campus, if you wanted to call it that. The problem with St. continue
By Don Phillips
I have 2 basketball games that really stand out.
Preview: Miami-Florida vs Temple
When: 7:00 PM ET, Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Temple has proven adept at taking care of the ball so far this season, and the Owls currently lead the conference and rank eighth among all Division I teams in fewest turnovers at 9.6 per game. Temple tops The American in turnover margin (+2.72) and assist/turnover ratio (1.3), with senior guard Will Cummings ranking third individually in assist/turnover ratio at 2.1. The Owls have committed fewer than 10 turnovers in 19 of their continue