Category Archives: College Basketball

Tapping The Keg PODCAST: NBA Trade Deadline Edition

Podcast returns after a week hiatus as the boys needed to refresh battery. Most of this podcast features talk about the NBA Trade Deadline which happened this afternoon. Some said it was uneventful, but I beg to differ on that with a lot of things

Syracuse Beats Buzzer and Stays On Bubble

Crazy night in college hoops on Wednesday. Oregon beat the buzzer to survive an upset bid by Cal on the road. Butler took down Villanova on the road with a big second half, and Providence won at the last-second upending Creighton on the road. Kansas

Soft Rick Pitino Can’t Handle Heat At UNC

Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino had what we like to call an overreaction. He went after a fan during halftime of Louisville’s loss to North Carolina tonight. Word is that the fan told him ‘he sucks’ then the Carolina fan was ejected. I don’t

Hoopcap: Marquette’s Shooting Stays Hot & Burns Red Storm

Marquette Golden Eagles have been here before. A few days after a big win, and the hangover sets in. St. John’s is a team that beat them earlier this season, but Marquette came in as the favorite. They left that way too with a red-hot

Don’t Miss John Calipari’s Nice Words About Giannis

This is a little bit old. I should have blogged this earlier today, but shit happens where you miss things. Dan Patrick had Kentucky basketball head coach John Calipari on Monday’s show. Coach Cal is in the news with two of his prized recruits –

Hoopcap: Badgers Come Alive In Second Half

Wisconsin was in a rut. No other way to put it. Badgers trailed by six at halftime and stared down the possibility of losing three straight as well as losing the Big Ten conference led. Then as we’ve seen at different points of the season,

Hoopcap: Markus Howard’s Major Performance Carries Marquette

Marquette needed a win. Everyone knew it. The players, the fans, the coaches. They responded in a major way jumping out to a 21-2 run against then 23-ranked Xavier and it carried them all game long with an 81-63 win as they continue to make

Hoopcap: Wolverines Late Game Run Revenge

Wisconsin Badgers knew their trip to Ann Arbor would be an uphill climb. They had to do without Bronson Koenig who missed last night’s game with a calf injury. Wisconsin tried to do it without him and hung tough for most of the game. Until,

Tom Izzo Takes Dan Dakich To Church

Michigan State won a critical game against Ohio State beating them 74-66. After the game, Spartans coach Tom Izzo addressed some of the things said by ESPN’s broadcaster Dan Dakich who seems to have gotten under the skin of the Michigan State faithful. The facts

Hoopcap: Northwestern Continues to Haunt Wisconsin

Wisconsin fans made have felt a shade of disrespect on Saturday morning when the College Basketball Tournament committee came out with their top 16, and Badgers were nowhere to be found. Truth be told, Wisconsin has a weak resume at this point due to Big