Pitt blows out Oregon State in consolation game of NIT Tip-off Classic

The Panthers blew out Oregon State, 76-51, in the consolation game of the NIT Tip-off Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Friday. Forward Zack Martin led Pitt with 19 points and eight rebounds. Fellow forward Blake Hinson added 17 points, while guard Ishmael Leggett contributed with 15 points and seven rebounds…. read more

Cotton Club Crew #23: Battle 4 Atlantis

If you have not been paying attention, Texas Tech basketball is back underway. So far, Tech has faced a few scrappy but frankly lower tier teams. Also frankly, they have not looked good doing it. Now things crank up a notch, well several notches, as Texas Tech heads into the Battle for Atlantis. To give… read more

Golden State Warriors 2nd Best Player Rankings – V 1.0

Golden State Warriors best player is Stephen Curry. But the question this year is, who is their 2nd best player? Chris Madrigal ranks the players alongside Curry on the Warriors to figure out who the 2nd best player on the team is.

Trading Zach LaVine to Every NBA Team: Valuing Portable Stars

Yesterday marked the 22nd day of the 23-24 NBA season and on that 22nd day Shams Charania broke the news that “NBA teams are probing the availability of Bulls two-time All-Star Zach LaVine and there is increased openness from both sides about exploring a trade”. AKA Zach LaVine isn’t finishing this season as a Bull,… read more

Pistons vs. Sixers Game Recap: Detroit falls short vs. Philadelphia

The Detroit Pistons fall to the Philadelphia 76ers by a score of 114-106. The Pistons got off to a hot start from the field. Killian Hayes and Cade Cunningham continue to show good chemistry setting each other up for efficient opportunities to score all over the court. Early on in the game the Pistons were… read more

Why Pascal Siakam should be a Piston by the Trade Deadline

Any NBA fan knows the drill by now. Take your average All-Star/All-NBA player from a small market, introduce a disappointing season or a failing to reach the conference finals and suddenly, your franchise guy on the last year of his deal requests an extension… An extension? No that can’t be right, you request a trade,… read more

Steve Kerr, Time to Let the Kids Play

Steve Kerr has unleashed Jonathan Kuminga and Moses Moody this season as the main scoring combo in the second unit. What has made they more successful this season? Is it the change from playing alongside Jordan Poole to Chris Paul?

(W)hat a offseason for Texas Tech Men’s Basketball

Texas Tech Basketball season is upon us. The road to Phoenix, Az and the Final Four lays ahead. I’m here to take you inside the wild offseason that shaped the program as it prepared for the 2023-2024 season. My name is Joe Lopez, and as the newest member of the Cotton Club Crew and the… read more

2024 No. 1 Cooper Flagg Seemingly Focused On Duke & UConn

Cooper Flagg, the No. 1 player in the Class of 2024, seems to have narrowed his decision down to two schools — Duke and Kansas. According to 247Sports, Flagg has cancelled his official visit to Kansas, which was planned for this weekend. On Sept. 11, it was reported that Kansas head coach Bill Self and… read more

Conference realignment will seem normal to college sports fans of the future

Picture this: The year is 2033, and the SMU Mustangs are at the Carrier Dome to take on the Syracuse Orange in a huge men’s college basketball game that could ultimately determine the regular-season ACC champion. That very same night, all the way over on the Left Coast, the Maryland Terrapins are at the Hec… read more


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