March provides the best sports event of the year

April 21, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Busted brackets or not, NCAA Tournament is top-notch entertainment Sports have always given an endless supply of compelling theater. Michael Jordan’s final shot over Bryon Russell in Game 6 to win the 1998 NBA Finals, Kirk Gibson’s walk-off home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series, and Malcolm Butler’s interception … Well let’s […]

NCAA title game redeems lackluster tournament

April 20, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes The lack of a Cinderella and a plethora of blowouts take the shine off March Madness With less than 30 seconds left to play and his UNC Tar Heels down by three in the NCAA championship game, Marcus Paige collected a pass just beyond the arc and frantically looked for an opening. He settled for […]

NCAA tournament berth on the line at WAC Championships in Las Vegas

March 9, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Mexico State looking to defend its title, UVU comes in at No. 4 seed The men’s basketball season ended Saturday and the Western Athletic Conference Tournament begins Thursday, March 10, at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. The defending conference champion New Mexico State Aggies have won the regular season WAC crown and earned […]

One-and-Done: Where’s the Value?

November 30, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s a trend emerging in college basketball: more and more young men are playing just one year of NCAA basketball before entering the NBA draft. This is affecting both the NCAA programs and the NBA in many ways, hardly any of them good. 14 players were selected in the 2015 NBA draft following their freshman […]