Tag: College Basketball

Zion Williamson Won’t Leave Duke Early, Sit Out for NBA Draft: ‘I’d Be Letting a Lot of People Down’

Duke standout Zion Williamson will not shut down his season early to sit out for the NBA draft.  Duke standout Zion Williamson will not shut down his season early despite Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen suggesting he should stop his college career to protect his draft stock, reports Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde. “I think he’s […]

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Zion Williamson Won’t Shut Down Season Early for NBA Draft: ‘I’d Be Letting a Lot of People Down’

Duke standout Zion Williamson will not shut down his season early to sit out for the NBA draft.  Duke standout Zion Williamson will not shut down his season early despite Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen suggesting he should stop his college career to protect his draft stock, reports Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde. “I think he’s […]

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Isaiah Stewart Commits to Washington as Program Continues Rise Under Mike Hopkins

Isaiah Stewart committed to Washington on Sunday at the HoopHall Classic, becoming the highest-profile recruit in Mike Hopkins’ two years at the helm.  SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Isaiah Stewart’s decision was not exactly a surprise, but it was certainly different. The five-star big man committed to Washington on Sunday at the HoopHall Classic, becoming the highest-profile recruit […]

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Charles Barkley Crashed A Kentucky Basketball Press Conference To Say ‘F*ck John Calipari’

Getty Image It was a big day for basketball in the SEC, as the afternoon slate featured a pair of spectacular games. Tennessee held off a pesky Alabama team at home, 71-68, which very well could propel the Volunteers to being ranked No. 1 in the nation when the AP Poll drops next week. That […]

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Zion Williamson Should Be Allowed To Compete In The 2019 NBA Dunk Contest

Getty Image We here at Dime like to celebrate the fun side of basketball. Even beyond the fact that the NBA is the only major professional sports league in the United States that seems to really embrace the silliness that is its general existence of “a sport people play,” basketball is a fun game, played […]

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Former Penn State, Arizona State Guard Jermaine Marshall Found Dead at Age 28

The 28-year-old guard was found dead in France, where he was pursuing a professional basketball career. Former Penn State and Arizona State guard Jermaine Marshall was found dead on Friday, his professional basketball team announced. The 28-year-old was living in Nantes, France to play for Hermine Nantes Basket, which competes in the country’s second-tier professional league.  […]

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Ohio State, Vanderbilt Offering Free Tickets to Federal Employees Due to Government Shutdown

The Buckeyes and Commodores are offering tickets to federal employees impacted by the government shutdown. Ohio State and Vanderbilt are offering free tickets to upcoming games to federal employees impacted by the government shutdown, the schools announced in statements. The Buckeyes are offering two free tickets to federal workers. The offer applies to all Ohio […]

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Five-Star Recruit Isaiah Stewart Chooses Washington Over Duke, Kentucky

The five-star recruit currently plays center for La Lumiere School in Indiana. Five-star high school basketball recruit Isaiah Stewart has committed to Washington, he announced Sunday night at the Hoop Hall Classic.  The center narrowed down his top five schools to Duke, Kentucky, Washington, Michigan State and Syracuse. He also made official visits to each […]

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