‘This is not ok’ — Lackluster accommodations at NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

March 31, 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes Normally a source of Cinderella stories, buzzer beaters and general mayhem, this year’s NCAA Basketball Tournament has given fans something different  — allegations of gender- and sex-based discrimination. On March 18, Stanford sports performance coach Ali Kershner posted a photo on Instagram comparing the different weight rooms provided to the men’s and women’s basketball teams […]

The case for ending the one-and-done era of NCAA basketball

June 26, 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes The end of the one-and-done era of college basketball might be on the horizon, albeit the relatively distant horizon. The current NBA age limit rule, adopted in 2005, requires that a player be at least 19 years old and one year removed from high school prior to participation in the league. Although this rule doesn’t […]

Does the NCAA basketball regular season matter?

March 29, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Regular season champs across the country being left in the cold One of the biggest stereotypes of college basketball is that the regular season doesn’t matter and that no one pays any attention until March. Fans of the Austin Peay Governors just may agree with the former statement, as their team finished the regular season […]

The year of the senior

March 21, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Anthony Davis, Anthony Bennett, Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns. What do these names mean to you? These are the last four first-picks in the 2015 NBA draft. All of which played only one year in college and then declared for the draft. It is no lie that college basketball has been dominated by freshman for the […]

What’s better for college ball: domination or parity?

March 7, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s nothing quite like March Madness in the world of sports. Just about everyone fills out a bracket for one reason or another, no matter how much or how little one knows about the teams involved. This year there will be seemingly no advantage knowing about the sport when the brackets start getting filled out. […]