Entries by John Glowatz

Why not a bicoastal conference for Duke, Wake, Cuse, BC, Cal, Stanford, Wazzu, & OSU?

Conference realignment has struck college sports again – and this time sooner than expected. UCLA & USC’s move to the B1G has the college sports world abuzz about the potential next moves for major conferences. The only thing that I know for sure is that myself and the users on Reddit, Twitter, and the various message boards don’t know what is going to happen next.

The Way Major College Conferences Ought to Be

We all love college sports, but many recognize that they are inherently flawed by both design and execution. There are a million things that could be changed to make each sport better. Rule changes to get rid of flopping, NIL/player compensation adjustments, CFP expansion, etc…etc… I’m sure you’ve discussed each of these things ad nauseum.

Slam Dunk MBB Coaching Hires in The East!

Buzz abounds in the Big East and A10 conferences with big-name coaching hires that are both highly accomplished and have deep connections to their new employers. Let’s take a look at each of their resumes to see who hired the best coach in each conference.

2021 CBB Awards Through Non-Con Play

The 2021-2022 college basketball season is roughly a third over. Most teams have just started conference play or will do so soon after their holiday break. If you’re like me, you’ll want a measuring stick to compare teams and players thus far in the season

Big East Tier Rankings: Post Gavitt Games

Top Dog (Until They Get Knocked Off) Nova: 2-1 – OT Loss at #2 UCLA. This game was an 11:30 PM ET tip, so I won’t hold the loss against the Wildcats too much. They have proven to be the kings of the Big East until someone can knock them off. Big East Contenders Seton […]

Big East MBB – Preseason Preview & Projection 2021-2022

If you’re just starting to pay attention to Big East hoops again (or any college sports for that matter), there are 2 game-changing NCAA rule updates to note for the 2021-2022 season: All athletes who were eligible during 2020-2021 were granted an unprecedented additional year of eligibility due to Covid. So, all players that were […]

Projected Big East MBB Awards 2021-2022

In projecting the 2021-2022 Big East Men’s basketball season I sat down attempted to determine who will be the most significant players. My hope is that figuring out who will earn the hardware for the end of the year will allow me to reverse engineer the season for my Big East season projection (coming soon). […]