By Cory Van Riper-Rose,
With a few months to go before the 2014-2015 college basketball season kicks off, let’s examine the top three early season tournaments coming up this fall. Like every big college hoops fan, I like a good, old-fashioned bracket, so we’ll stick with tournaments that follow that format here.
Every year there is usually one powerhouse colleges that send out multiple prospects in the first round of the NBA Draft. In past years schools like Kentucky and Florida would be represented very well in the first round with 3 maybe 4 prospects going to teams in the first round.
By Sagar Patel,
UCLA is finally in a spot that they want to be in after some bad years of not doing well in the tournament and completely missing the tournament in some cases. Steve Alford looks like the head coach they needed after Ben Howland fizzled out for the Bruins. Recruitment is back to what it once was and is again producing draft worthy talent. Earlier this week the Bruins sent two players to the NBA Draft with Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine. UCLA has enough talent coming in next year that they should mimic the success they had this year. One prospect has an important decision to make about his future. Jordan Adams has to decide if he wants to return to UCLA or to head out with his fellow teammates and enter the NBA Draft. (more…)
By Sagar Patel,
The UCLA Bruins have had an amazing year in 2014. First they started the year off with a new coach in Steve Alford. Key recruits came in and some stayed for their sophomore year. The Bruins really came into their own closer to tournament time and it payed off. With a loss in the sweet 16 against the number one seed Florida, the season has come to a close. UCLA Men’s basketball is looking like they are on the right path yet again. UCLA can now be considered once again as one of the powerhouse programs in the nation. (more…)
By Michael Almonte,
The three weeks that college basketball fanatics and lovers have been waiting for has finally arrived as the NCAA Tournament begins this week. Which four teams will be making the trip to Arlington, Texas for the Final Four and which team will be cutting down the nets on championship Monday come April 7th? (more…)