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Tamara Moore is the latest — and likely only — woman head coach in men’s college basketball

April 13, 2020

Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images Former WNBA guard Tamara Moore made history last week when she accepted a position as head coach of the men’s basketball team at Mesabi Range College, a junior college in Virginia, Minnesota. Moore is believed to be the only woman currently holding a head coaching position for a […]

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Can the worst college basketball program ever win a video game national championship?

April 12, 2020

The College Hoops 2K series is one of the great forgotten gems of sports gaming at the end of the of the ‘00s. While the NBA 2K franchise seemingly grows in popularity every year and exists as one gaming’s biggest annual releases, its college counterpart was discontinued after the 2K8 edition amid a licensing battle […]

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Arike Ogunbowale’s back-to-back buzzer-beating shots need a deep rewind

April 7, 2020

The 2018 NCAA women’s tournament final was one of a kind, and it culminated in a moment that seemed too incredible to be real. A wild, back-and-forth game hinged on one final possession. The team defending that final play: Mississippi State, which reached the prior year’s final thanks to a historic shot, but fell short […]

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Before Dr. Anthony Fauci was the leading Covid-19 expert, he was captain of his high school basketball team

April 4, 2020

Before Dr. Anthony Fauci was leading the United States’ response to the coronavirus pandemic, he was the captain of Regis High School’s basketball team in 1958. Fauci has become an unlikely national celebrity as the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases during the pandemic. Often positioned next to the president during […]

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April 3, 2020

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Michael Jordan isn’t the college basketball GOAT. Breanna Stewart is.

April 2, 2020

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports ESPN made a 64-person “Best College Basketball Player of All Time” bracket to pass the time during the suspension of all major sports leagues as Covid-19 continues to spread globally. It was a fun idea, and included both men’s and women’s players who were, for the most part, properly placed on […]

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The amazing, buzzer-beating end to the 2016 NCAA tournament needs a deep rewind

March 30, 2020

The last few seconds of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament final between North Carolina and Villanova contained way more than a few seconds of drama. There’s the shot that ended the game, and the shot that came right before that … but that’s not all. To really appreciate this incredible ending to […]

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Luka Garza was a superstar for Iowa, even if he wasn’t player of the year

March 28, 2020

The defining image of Luka Garza is one of the Iowa big man beaten, battered, and bruised. It’s Garza laying on the floor with blood gushing out of his mouth after getting hit in the face vs. Texas Tech. It’s Garza’s teammates looking for his tooth on the floor as he wallows in pain after […]

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NBA mock draft 2020: Should the Warriors take LaMelo Ball or Anthony Edwards?

March 26, 2020

LaMelo Ball, Obi Toppin, and Anthony Edwards are three of the top prospects in the 2020 NBA Draft. The 2019-2020 college basketball season is suddenly over. The NCAA tournament was canceled over the coronavirus pandemic, taking away a critical opportunity from players looking to boost their NBA draft stock and pro scouts aiming to make […]

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How Obi Toppin went from overlooked recruit to NBA draft lottery pick

March 26, 2020

Obi Toppin pinpoints a man in the lower bowl wearing a Dayton jersey minutes before tip-off during a December game against Saint Mary’s. The two make eye contact and appear to be the only people in the building who know what’s coming next. Toppin jogs toward the hoop and throws down an achingly beautiful windmill […]

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