After a first round with minimal upsets the 2017 NCAA tournament got wonky in typical fashion with each of the next three rounds featuring stunning upsets. What is left standing: two 1 seeds who each had their doubters coming into the tournament, a 3 seed which lost a key player on the eve of the tournament, and a 7 seed no one saw coming. A review of how each team made it through their region; Continue reading →
As the calendar turns to February, basketball emerges to the forefront of the sports world. A great college basketball season is underway, but there are some fresh players that casual fans may not be privy to. As is the norm, some of the best new faces in the NCAA this year will be some of the best new faces in the NBA next year. Freshmen guards Lonzo Ball, De’Aaron Fox, Malik Monk and Markelle Fultz have garnered a lot of attention, but some players have flown under the radar. Here is a look at a few players who have had a major impact on this college basketball season and figure to have prospective NBA careers.