Texas A&M lands top recruit
The Texas A&M basketball team received excellent news today when they received a commitment from top recruit Elijah Thomas. Thomas was ranked 29th in the national rankings from ESPN. Thomas, is 6’9, 230 lbs and an outstanding power forward. The Aggies were the choice over Oklahoma State, Illinois, SMU and LSU. He visited all five schools over the past six weeks. Thomas cited his choice by saying “On my official visit, when I saw their academic system, I loved it.” He also mentioned his bond with head coach Billy Kennedy and the current players for continue
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Midnight Madness events are coming up
Friday, which means one thing: the long wait for the return of college
basketball is coming to an end.
In fact, exactly one month from Tuesday, on Nov. 14, the regular season will
begin, as teams start to take to the hardwood for their season openers. While
the excitement for the regular season is palpable, this seems like the perfect
time to look at April.
After all, what is the regular season but a preamble to the NCAA Tournament,
setting the table for naming a national champion. So let’s continue
Memphis Tigers: Expected to see Kedren Johnson to start season
The Memphis Tigers received good news this week. They found out that their guard Kedren Johnson received a waiver from the NCAA and is eligible to play. Josh Pastner, the Tigers head coach told ESPN of the news on Tuesday. Johnson is 6’4 and led the Vanderbilt Commodores in scoring two seasons ago. Last year he was suspended all season, and then elected to transfer to Memphis. He is expected to start for Memphis at the point guard position. The Tigers lost all four guards from a season ago. Memphis continue
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – There have been some seismic shifts to
the college basketball landscape in recent years, with teams switching
conferences, new leagues being created, and others falling by the wayside.
There was the breaking up of the Big East, with such stalwarts as Syracuse and
Pittsburgh bolting for the ACC. That led to the creation of the American
Athletic Conference and a new-look Big East, while there have been other
schools that have moved into the Big 12, SEC and Pac-12 for football-related
It finally appears that the drastic changes are beginning to come to an continue
Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) – Butler head men’s basketball coach
Brandon Miller has taken a leave of absence, the school announced Thursday.
“Brandon Miller has requested a leave of absence for medical reasons, which
the University has granted,” vice president and director of athletics Barry
Collier said in a statement. “We are not in a position to further elaborate
and we ask that everyone respect Brandon’s privacy.”
Assistant Chris Holtmann has been named interim head coach.
Miller was promoted to head coach last continue