Obligatory Way Too Early Preseason Top 25 Post

Note: I am going off the assumption that pretty much everybody who is any risk at all to leave will leave: 1. Duke A group of teams will be virtually identical at the top, but I am taking the Blue Devils right away. They will be led by Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, but they’ll have a nice group of veterans around them as well. 2. Wisconsin The Badgers will return virtually everyone...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Cleanthony Early’s Dunk Fail to Music is Perfect

I’m usually not the biggest fan of Bleacher Report, but I have to admit, they hit it out of the ball park with this one. In last night’s college basketball dunk contest, Wichita State forward Cleanthony Early tried to jump over a group of players sitting down. Put the right music behind it and you have an absolute masterpiece right? Huge props to Bleacher Report for this...
Via Standing O Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wichita State’s Cleanthony Early Face-Plants During Dunk Contest (Video)

Wichita State’s Cleanthony Early made a horrible error on the court Thursday night. The 2014 NCAA basketball slam dunk competition was held at Moody Coliseum in University Park, Texas, giving college hoops stars the opportunity to show off their jams and slams. Although he’s previously proven himself to be a master of the dunk, Early was not so skilled this time around. The...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Witchita St's Cleanthony Early falls on face after dunk attempt

Wichita State’s Cleanthony Early didn’t win last night’s college basketball dunk contest with this attempt (Eastern Kentucky’s Marcus Lewis won). However, outside of Adreian Payne’s two-handed 360 flush, Early easily had the most entertaining dunk attempt on the night. [GIFdsports] The post Cleanthony Early Falls on his Face after Dunk Attempt Fail appeared first on Diehardsport.
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cleanthony Early threw down best dunk of Tourney

Those of you who watched the Wichita State-Kentucky game on Sunday witnessed the best game of the 2014 NCAA Tournament thus far. No. 8 seed Kentucky barely advanced to the Sweet 16 with an upset win over the Shockers in a game that also featured some of the best dunks of the tournament. Cleanthony Early […]
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Wichita State’s Cleanthony Early Had The Dunk Of The Tournament

Wichita State’s leading scorer Cleanthony Early attempted to keep Shockers undefeated with 31 points against Kentucky. One of his spectacular field goals was this spectacular and-one slam. Early’s efforts would go for not because Kentucky ruined Wichita State’s perfect season with a 78-76 win. @Clearly_BallLyf 's monster dunk in the first half against Kentucky. #MarchMadness...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Cleanthony Early Throws Down Dunk of the Tournament

The Wichita State/Kentucky game is in the running for game of the tournament. Cleanthony Early’s dunk in the final seconds of the first half is also in the running for play of the tournament. Early took the pass from Fred VanVleet on the fast break and rose over UK’s Willie Cauley-Stein for the monster And-1 dunk face. Cauley-Stein is one of college basketball’s premiere shot...
Via Standing O Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wichita State's Willie Cauley-Stein rocks the rim

The last few games of the NCAA Tournaments have left something to be desired on the offensive end, but Wichita State and Kentucky is living up to the hype so far. Late in the second half, the Shockers’ excellent point guard Fred VanVleet picked the pocket of Kentucky’s Aaron Harrison and dished it to Cleanthony Early, who threw down a huge slam on Willie Cauley-Stein.  Here’s...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA basketball; not your father’s game

The face of college basketball has changed. Yes, it still features the iconic faces of Coach K and Jim Boheim. And yes some programs continue to remain the enviable leaders of the sport (see Duke, Syracuse, Kentucky). But men’s college basketball to your father or your father’s father would be nearly unrecognizable; and that’s what makes the game so intriguing. The rise of...
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: Early and No. 5 Wichita St beat Illinois St 70-55

NORMAL, Ill. -- Cleanthony Early scored 23 points at No. 5 Wichita State erased a halftime deficit to defeat Illinois State 70-55 Wednesday night. Early added 10 rebounds as the Shockers (20-0, 7-0 Missouri Valley) remained one of three unbeaten teams in college basketball, along with top-ranked Arizona and No. 2 Syracuse. Ryan Baker added 15 points as Wichita used a 22-6 surge out...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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