Tag: College Basketball


Ben Swain

Hoping to cut his journalistic teeth on the Iraq war, Swain was instead mistakenly assigned the North Carolina sports beat as an intern out of college. He threw himself into the work with the same fervor he anticipated taking to the front lines and has become one of the most respected voices in modern sports media. He’s also a Duke fan from Durham County who went State. And Guilford.

Is College Basketball Going to Die

Big news hit the college basketball off-season last week as two 5-star recruits decided to spend their “one and done” season in a new program developed by the NBA’s G League. The news was big enough on its own, but because of the current barren desert of a sports world we’re living in right now,… Read more »

Simple. Duke destroys Notre Dame

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Who Won: Duke Why: Marvin Bagley is not fair GIF: : Duke basically to Notre Dame via GIPHY What will people be talking about? A possible Duke/UNC rubber match in the ACC Semifinals should UNC win against Miami. What should people be talking about? How a Duke with Grayson Allen dialed in, Marvin Bagley being not… Read more »

Media Musings: FBI Coverage Gets Clicks–Was It Fair?

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by R.L. Bynum Was treatment of FBI story–on the web, in print; national and local–a fair presentation? There is quite a bit of difference between a player who is reportedly accused of accepting thousands of dollars in loans from an agent and players who are reportedly accused of being linked to a meal with an… Read more »

College basketball scandal: Embrace corruption

You can’t search through sports Twitter these days without running into countless columns and think pieces on the college basketball scandal and the “corrupt NCAA”. Ever since Yahoo’s bombshell report last week that linked a handful of high profile players to alleged impermissible contact with agents, everyone has thoughts on how to fix college basketball…. Read more »

Tar Heels Rebound their way to Final

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Who Won: UNC beat Oregon 77-76 Why: UNC got 2 offensive rebounds in last 5 seconds after missed free throws, thus not allowing Oregon a chance to win the game. GIF: I imagine a lot of UNC fans were like this watching Oregon cut it to 1 and then UNC missing 4 straight free throws.  via… Read more »

College Football Betting

Final 4 Betting Primer – Stick with Roy

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UNC punched it’s ticket to Phoenix for the Final Four last week off the heroics of Luke Maye. UNC will face off against the Oregon Ducks on Saturday night for the right to face the winner of Gonzaga and South Carolina. Depending on which book you use, UNC is a 4.5 or 5 pt favorite… Read more »