Preseason Coaches Poll Shows Oregon Ducks Basketball Has Respect

Kellen Garrett Editorials 3 Comments

Polls never really mean much. The games still have to be played, and no trophies are given out for poll rankings. That being said, the release of the preseason basketball Coaches Poll signifies that the season is right around the bend and sparks some excitement, especially if you are a fan of a school such as the Oregon Ducks that …

FishDuck Imagines College Basketball Media Discussing Selection Sunday

Kim Hastings FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Tomorrow is Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament. It is a chance for fans of good teams to celebrate their success … and pray to Sweet Baby Jesus that their team avoids being an eight or nine seed in Kentucky’s region. But for the national college basketball pundits, it is one more chance to show their expertise on ESPN and …

Altman and Larranaga: Restoring Hope to College Basketball

Nathan Roholt FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 6 Comments

For college basketball purists; those who care about balance and building programs, the end of the 2011-12 college basketball season was the sport’s absolute nadir.  The Kentucky Wildcats were national champions, despite being a team assembled in the mode of all recent teams under head coach John Calipari: a collection of high school stars whose featured players first played as …