And so it can be said that on May 15, 2012, the term mid-major officially became a misnomer. With the announcement that Virginia Commonwealth has joined Butler as the newest members of the Atlantic 10, the label is now moot.... more »
Georgetown Coach John Thompson III hasn't offered a detailed explanation for inserting freshman Nate Lubick into the starting lineup this week. The reason, though, appears evident: Lubick brings a measure of toughness and tenacity to a team in need of exactly those elements as it aims to climb back into contention in the rugged Big East.
"I want to come in and be somebody who doesn't back down from anyone, who's going to get after it on both ends of the floor, who's going to bring a sense of toughness and pride to the program," Lubick said. "When it comes to basketball, it's all business for me."
When Lubick commits a foul or sets a screen, he looks to leave a mark. When the power forward pursues a loose ball, he'll...
When the hierarchy of the National Association of Basketball Coaches met recently to discuss whether the NCAA should overturn the graduate transfer rule, they held their discussions in private. Oh, you bet they did. They... more »
Twenty-five seasons have elapsed since college basketball added the three-pointer, and still, there is no consensus on the optimal way to defend it. Should coaches instruct their defenders to take the three away altogether,... more »