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

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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, …