Trent Frazier off to great start.

Trent Frazier

Trent Frazier erupts for 27 points in an overtime loss vs Iowa. The Illinois basketball team had a really good class of 2017 come in that consisted of three guards and two big men. Whenever you bring in new players, no matter how highly they are ranked, you never know what exactly you are getting. Illinois has had some top …

DII basketball: 5 Impact Freshman

Malik Hardy

In 1979, a highly enthusiastic college basketball analyst described a sensational college freshman basketball player by uttering the words “DIAPER DANDIES, BABY!!!” The phrase has been part of the college basketball lexicon ever since. Every year in college basketball, a group of talented freshman, like Oklahoma’s Trae Young, take the world by storm, making an immediate impact on their team’s …

Dewan Huell Has Led Miami Hurricanes During 4-0 Start

Dewan Huell

     One of the keys to the Miami Hurricanes season was how much production they would receive from their frontcourt. After struggling as a Freshman in 2016-17, Dewan Huell has improved his game to help lead Miami to a 4-0 start in 2017-18. As a Freshman in 2016-17, Huell averaged 5.8 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game …

Prince Ali scores career-high 21 points, No. 23 UCLA rolls

Prince Ali

Former Sagemont Standout scores career high. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prince Ali was given an opportunity to crack the starting lineup at UCLA. Bruins coach Steve Alford doesn’t put much weight into who starts and who doesn’t but rather puts stock in the contributions from his players. It was clear Ali took much pride in the starting nod. He scored …

Mr. 1,000: Once-Overlooked Allen Leaving His Mark

Darrion Allen

In the spring of 2013, newly appointed Longwood head coach Jayson Gee was hastily pulling together his first recruiting class. He had already locked in Ohio forward Damarion Geter and Maryland guard Leron Fisher, and alongside associate head coach Jake Luhn, was working on rounding out the group with another athletic, defensive-minded guard. To fill that spot, Gee had his …

THE TRUTH ABOUT DIVISION 3 MEN’S BASKETBALL

ncaa division 3

Three years ago, I knew next to nothing about division 3 men’s basketball. I grew up with dreams of playing division 1 basketball and making it to the NBA. I ended up playing division 1 basketball and professionally overseas for a few years, all the while having no knowledge of the world of division III basketball. Sure, I had heard …

THE TRUTH ABOUT DIVISION 2 COLLEGE BASKETBALL

NCAA DIVSION II

A few months back, my PSB Co-founder, Logan Kosmalski, wrote a blog titled, “The Truth About D3 Basketball“, which was really eye-opening for parents and players, so now I’d like to attempt to do the same thing with D2 college basketball. There are so many incorrect assumptions and uninformed opinions out there that need to be corrected so that parents and players can …

Life of Biggie: From obesity and homeless shelters to the big time

caleb swanigan

  Life of Biggie: From obesity and homeless shelters to the big time For Caleb Swanigan, Purdue’s star power forward, it’s the cheesecake. It’s always the cheesecake. “I’m a dessert person,” he told ESPN.com. “I’m not a potato chip [eater]. I can say no to those easy, but desserts are really my thing.” The sophomore knows one dessert could become two, …

UConn women break win streak record with 91st consecutive victory

Geno Auriemma

UConn women break win streak record with 91st consecutive victory College basketball has a new win streak queen. It’s the same program as its predecessor, but this time one win more impressive. UConn women’s basketball won its 91st game in a row Saturday at SMU, blitzing the Mustangs 26-2 in the first quarter and easing to a 88-48 victory. In doing so, …