QuickHitter: 9 Kansas @ 15 Oklahoma

The 15th-ranked Oklahoma Sooners (20-9, 11-6 Big 12) welcome the ninth-ranked Kansas Jayhawks (24-6, 13-4 Big 12) into the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman at 4 PM EST for both team’s last game of the regular season. Oklahoma is listed as a 5.5-point favorite at home and will look to gain momentum after giving away…

A Case For Russell Westbrook: The MVP

In October of 2014, Russell Westbrook told Royce Young of ESPN that, “I can’t win games by myself.” Kevin Durant was set to miss the first month of the season while recovering from foot surgery and Westbrook was expected to lead the team. Durant is sidelined once again, and n the wake of his absence,…

Reaction: Dukies Take Care Of Business

Jahlil Okafor has been the center of Duke basketball talk for the entirety of the 2014-15 season, but it was another freshman who stole the show in Durham tonight. Grayson Allen exploded for 27 points on an incredibly efficient 9-11 from the field. He also hit four of his five three-point attempts as he led…

QuickHitter: St. Johns-Marquette Preview

The St. Johns Red Storm have been rolling, winning six of their last seven games to eradicate themselves from the bubble watch and enter tonight’s game against Marquette as a one-point favorite. St. Johns ranks fifth in the nation in blocks per game with 6.7 and are 33rd in all of Division-I basketball in steals…

QuickHitter: Duke-Wake Forest Preview

The Duke Blue Devils are slated as a 17.5-point favorite against the Demon Deacons tonight. Jahlil Okafor, Quinn Cook and Grayson Allen are all expected to play as they are each dealing with ankle issues. Okafor (18.2 PPG, 9.6 RPG) will look to continue his sustained success in the paint as he was able to…

The Mid-Range Game: Is It Gone Forever?

Many people believe that the best athletes in the world are found on the basketball court. As a basketball purist, you have to remember how simple the game was in its’ earliest stages. James Naismith is the man credited with creating this game. Let’s get real simple here; he used a bucket and a ball…

Fantasy Forethought: Week of 3/2/2015

This year’s fantasy basketball playoffs are on the horizon so it’s time to take a look at the latest fantasy news, whose stock is rising or falling, and some last-minute players that you should consider grabbing if they are on the waiver wire. INJURY UPDATES Russell Westbrook suffered a fracture of his zygomatic arch bone…