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The Clippers Make a Statement

After Luka Doncic’s buzzer beater on Sunday, everyone started talking about the Mavericks seriously winning this series and how Paul George is letting his team down. The Clippers came out and made a big statement on Tuesday night. After disappearing for games 2-4, Paul George came out and scored 35 points as the Clippers destroyed …

Three Thoughts from Monday

It was our last quadruple header of the NBA season – never thought I would type that but I’m definitely going to miss it. The Indiana Pacers were swept out of the first round by the Miami Heat.  The Heat look really strong although a shoulder strain by Jimmy Butler could affect their chances in the next …

Luka’s Magical Sunday

The story of the day from the Bubble was undoubtedly Luka Doncic.  He was a game-time decision after spraining his ankle near the end of Game 3 Friday night but it was his teammate, Kristaps Porzingis, who ended up sitting this one out with a sore right knee.  Doncic put on an almost unprecedented show …

The Boston Celtics Are Here to Stay

The Boston Celtics are in the enviable position of having both near-term and long-term championship prospects.  Their near-term prospects rely on the health of their two biggest name players, Kemba Walker and Gordon Heyward.  Big Contracts, Nagging Injuries Last season fell apart in the Eastern Conference Semifinals when a talented Milwaukee team met a Celtics team with …

Beware of Average(s)!

This is not a motivational speech about doing your best.  It is a legitimate warning about looking at averages when it comes to statistics.   Baylor Women’s Basketball is really good.  They’ve lost just once all season and last week beat then #1 UConn by 16 AT UCONN, which is rare to say the least.  They …

Which undefeated team wins it all?

The last seven (7!) NCAA D3 Women’s Basketball champions have run the table. Looking at this week’s D3Hoops.com Top 25, the following five teams are still unbeaten: 1.Tufts 11-0 2. Bowdoin 11-0 3. Hope 13-0 18. Austin 11-0 23. Bethel 11-0 What’s the likelihood of another undefeated champion? Tufts and Bowdoin will face off on …

Baylor wins in Lubbock

The Bears went at Texas Tech tonight and pulled out a 57-52 victory. Both teams are tough defensively, so the low score was expected but what was not expected was how bad both teams were at the free throw line. Attempts were scarce, but so were makes, just 9-17 for the Bears and 5-12 for …

How to Beat Gonzaga

They’ve held on to the #1 spot in men’s basketball the last couple of weeks and have dropped just one game all season. But let’s take a look at how a team could take down the Bulldogs. Take Care of the Basketball They don’t necessarily turn you over an absurd amount of times – just …

Using Non-Conference Stats

Every school is either about to start conference play or has already played a conference game or two (or more). So, what do you do with those stats from non-conference games? 1. Put them in context You know who you played and how they measure up to your team. You may have surprised yourself by …