When Grant Hill stepped to the foul line with seconds left in the game and the Phoenix Suns up by two points, we thought he'd be money.Hill shoots about 80 percent from the stripe, and the game on the line, and has been clutch forever, so.... Clunk and clunk.The usually reliable Duke grad ... More >>
So MVP Dirk Nowitzki is at some weight-loss farm near Dallas as his NBA world champion Mavericks try to pull it together in this strike-abbreviated season. Go figure, the desperately trying-to-pull-it-together Phoenix Suns visited Texas last night, and still lost a tough one to the Dirk-less ... More >>
We have been watching Arizona basketball since, well, we moved to Tucson in 1973 to attend that finer institution of occasional and usually random learning.Derrick Williams, one of the all-time great Arizona WildcatsWe actually were in attendance for the final game at ancient Bear Down Gym, seemi ... More >>
If you see Grant Hill in the next two days, make sure he's sporting some blue and red.Thanks to the University of Arizona basketball team's shocking win over the Duke Blue Devils last night, Mr. Duke himself, Phoenix Suns forward Grant Hill, will don Wildcat Red a ... More >>
The defending NCAA champion Duke Blue Devils will strut into the basketball arena in Anaheim later today brimming with confidence, fully expecting to leave as the victor over the Pac-10's Arizona Wildcats in a Sweet 16 contest.Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski hopes to gnaw on Arizona Wildcats tonightThe g ... More >>
At this moment on the cusp of the Sweet 16, it strikes us as flat-out absurd how much big-time college basketball and football coaches continue to rake in, no matter what the economy is doing to most of the rest of us.
Former Tennessee men's BB coach Bruce Pearl at a Lady Vols' game
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If you're like us, your NCAA bracket is already worthless leading into the Sweet 16. But the University of Arizona's still giving some Arizonans a reason to pay attention to college basketball -- if only for one month out of the year.The Wildcats won a stunner over the Texas Longhorns yesterday, ... More >>
Robin LopezPhoenix Suns center Robin Lopez is getting an opportunity to shine.
Lopez, who will be entering his third year in the league this fall, has been invited to Team USA's training camp next week in Las Vegas.
Team USA will play in the world championships in Turkey from Augu ... More >>
The Big Dance finally started an hour or so ago, with Florida and BYU going at it in Oklahoma City.
We're here at work, occasionally (really) checking the scores on the Internet, just like millions of other March Madness junkies.
We already are rethinking our Final Four picks of Ka ... More >>