25 best NCAA Tournament teams of all time

With the 2017 NCAA Tournament around the corner, Gonzaga has an opportunity to go undefeated for the season and join some of the greatest tournament teams of all time. That list includes some of John Wooden's best UCLA squads, Bob Knight's undefeated Hoosiers and more.
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Best college basketball player from every state (all time)

Basketball hotbeds like Indiana, North Carolina and California have produced some of the game's best players, but all 50 states have featured tremendous talents over the years. Who's the best college basketball player from Arizona? Nevada? What about Montana? Let's explore the best players whose hometowns are in each state.
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Box Score 2/14: Love and reconciliation

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the Yardbarker Box Score, what we're reading while hoping each and every one of you reading this has a happy Valentine's Day. Happy birthday to Mickey Wright, Jim Kelly, Gheorghe Muresan, Steve McNair and Brandon Sutter. On this date in 2010, Alexandre Bilodeau...
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How the Knicks stupidly broke up with Patrick Ewing

Charles Oakley is pretty much The People’s Enforcer right now when it comes to fans of the New York Knicks. His present assignment, if you will, is defending the anger of the fan base while being the protagonist in one of the most galvanizing, yet embarrassing episodes in the 70-year history of the franchise. The #FreeOakley campaign didn’t take long to form, but when team owner...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Task for St. John’s in Seton Hall rematch easier said than done

Chris Mullin has been on the floor when an opponent couldn’t be kept out of the paint. Even with a teammate at center – Bill Wennington – who played 15 years in the NBA, every plan to contain Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing was shredded. “When I was playing, when Patrick was [there], we used to try...
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16 days ago

Carmelo Anthony: Knicks drama, trade rumors are ‘mentally draining’

Carmelo Anthony has been at the center of pretty much all of the New York Knicks’ drama this season, and he admitted that it’s a rather tiresome experience.Anthony has been dogged by trade rumors, questions about his future, and stories of his fraying relationship with president Phil Jackson for some time now, all while being expected to lead the struggling Knicks out of mediocrity...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Ewing says Knicks job is a great fit for him

Former New York Knicks great Patrick Ewing has been in the coaching game for a while now, mostly as an assistant. Now, with the New York Knicks head coaching job up for grabs, he has his sights set in the Big Apple. “You know, this is a great fit for me. I have my number up there (in the Garden rafters). I still live in the area,” Ewing said. “If I get an opportunity for...
Via The Comeback
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Patrick Ewing laments asking Knicks for trade

Patrick Ewing could have finished his career as a member of the New York Knicks, but he ultimately requested a trade and finished his career with the Seattle Supersonics and Orlando Magic. The decision still haunts him to this day, Ewing revealed in interview with Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical Podcast: New Woj Pod: Patrick Ewing on asking for trade out of NY. "I should've...
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March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Patrick Ewing relates funny story about meeting Michael Jordan at UNC

Way back in the day, before Patrick Ewing and Michael Jordan became NBA legends, the two of them met up at the University of North Carolina when Ewing was considering where to go to college. As related by the Charlotte Observer, Ewing was there at Chapel Hill on a recruiting visit when Jordan was attending. Not surprisingly, Ewing and Jordan got into a one-on-one matchup, both young...
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March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Patrick Ewing: I would 'love' to coach the Knicks

Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing would love for New York Knicks president Phil Jackson to call him about their head coaching vacancy. Ewing earned 11 All-Star nods in his 15 seasons as the face of the Knicks franchise, a stint that came to an end in 2000.  Ewing, who is currently the associate head coach for the Charlotte Hornets, had this to say on CBS Sports Radio Sunday (via NY Daily...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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