All tagged Basketball

Skidmore Basketball Sets the Academic Pace in Liberty League

Despite faltering in Liberty League playoffs, Skidmore’s Men’s and Women’s basketball teams cleaned up in post-season awards on both sides. The two teams combined to have 9 athletes named to the Liberty League All-Academic Teams for the Winter sports season, which requires athletes who are sophomores or older to maintain a GPA of at least 3.30.

The Dion Waiters Paradox

Let's get this straight; Dion Waiters is bad at professional basketball. The idea of Dion Waiters is better than the ability of Dion Waiters. Essentially, he is more meme than man, and I would not have it any other way.

March Madness 2016: Six Teams That Could Bust Your Bracket

Contrary to past seasons, the 2016 college basketball regular season was largely defined by a lack of consistency among the top teams. But with March Madness about to begin, three clear favorites have emerged. The NCAA Championship betting line  at TopBet favors Kansas, with North Carolina and Michigan State close behind. Judging by expert predictions, public sentiment is clearly in line with these championship odds. But you tell me, do any of your friends have a bracket with only one of these teams, or perhaps none at all, in their Final Four? Didn’t think so.

March Madness is Near: What You Need to Know

Some argue that March is the most exciting month in sports. I suppose it may be because aside from Super Bowl Sunday, February is such an unbearably slow month in sports. But obviously, the main reason people love March is because of the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament, which tips-off in less than two weeks.