Category Archives: College Basketball

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

Hoopcap: February Freefall Continues For Marquette

Marquette found rock bottom again. The mid-conference freefall is becoming all too common for Marquette Golden Eagles. Georgetown kicked their ass up and down especially in the second half with a 80-62 victory knocking Marquette squarely off the bubble as they’ll have to fight for

Hoopcap: Marquette’s Guards Failed To Show Up

There haven’t been many nights this season where Marquette’s guards were off. It’s a rare sight to see the collective unit struggle as much as they did versus Butler on Tuesday night. What’s more disappointing than anything else is the guards chose not to fight

Hoopcap: Marquette’s 3-Point Game Buries DePaul

Allstate Arena is a house of horrors for Marquette. Any fan can tell you a story about how Golden Eagles ended up wtih a bad loss there throughout the last decade or so. DePaul will move into new digs next year so it will be