Tag Archives: Big East

NHR Top 100: #45 Jae Crowder, SF, Marquette

26 Oct

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By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 45 – Jae Crowder, SF, Sr., Marquette

I didn’t miss very often on high school prospects in the great state of Georgia. I especially didn’t miss on players that were physical specimens that had to go to junior college. I love those kinds of players. They are the true wild card.

Enter Crowder. Continue reading

Season highlights: Villanova

22 Oct

NHR Top 100: #50 Peyton Siva, PG, Louisville

21 Oct

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 50 – Peyton Siva, PG, Jr., Louisville

Can I coin a nickname? Big Game Siva. I think I just coined it. Right there. You saw it. There it is. Big Game Siva. Continue reading

NHR Top 100: #53 Darius Johnson-Odom, SG, Marquette

19 Oct

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 53 – Darius Johnson-Odom, SG, Sr., Marquette

Admittedly, I love Buzz Williams teams. Why? Because they are fun to watch. They compete. They defend. They entertain.

The foundation piece to all of this is Johnson-Odom. Hide your kids, hide your momma, hide your husbands. Don’t sleep on DJO because he can fly with the eagles. Continue reading

Making sense of the uneven Big East TV schedule

5 Sep

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

Way back in July we got out first glimpse of the 2011-2012 Big East season when we found out which teams would be playing each other and where those games would take place.  Well on Wednesday we found out the final piece of the puzzle as the Big East officially released their conference schedule along with TV information and tip-off times for most games.

In other words, “game-on”. Continue reading

NHR Top 100: #93 Tim Abromaitis

4 Aug

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Number 93 – Tim Abromaitis, PF, Sr., Notre Dame

In baseball, you have five-tool guys. They seem to do just a little bit of everything. Every team wants them. Their efficiency outweighs their star power. That’s the case with Abromaitis. Continue reading

The good news and bad news of the Big East schedule

2 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

While we are just heading into July, the first big event on the 2011-2012 Big East men’s basketball calendar has already come and gone with the official announcement of the conference opponents.

With most conferences playing an unbalanced league schedule these days, the conference schedule can go a long way to determining which schools qualify for the NCAA Tournament.  In no other conference is this a bigger deal than in the Big East with its 16 teams. Continue reading