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.

What Will Louisville Do With Rick Pitino?


In the eyes of the NCAA, the most important question that needs to be answered in the Louisville basketball scandal is “Did Rick Pitino know” that his staffers were funneling money to a madame to provide escorts for players and recruits. This will determine the extent of the sanctions to be handed down by the NCAA,… Read more »

College Basketball

SMU NCAA Scandal Proves That it happens everywhere


The NCAA handed down its punishment to Southern Methodist University today in the form of a post-season ban and scholarship reductions, as well as a hefty 9-game suspension for head coach Larry Brown for a “lack of head coach control”. SMU had been under investigation for over 8 months for suspected academic fraud and unethical… Read more »