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Road Trip (Final Four)

Arena: U.S. Bank Stadium (Minneapolis, MN) Opened: July 22nd, 2016 Capacity: 66,655 Teams: Auburn, Michigan State, Texas Tech, Virginia This is what it all comes down to. Many months of captivating college hoops with all the highs and lows that it brings has brought us here, the Final Four. These teams have “survived and advanced” and [...]

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Road Trip (3/9/19)

Arena: Littlejohn Coliseum (Clemson, SC) Opened: 1968 Capacity: 9,250 Home: Clemson Tigers Away: Syracuse Orange It has been a season of ups and downs for the Clemson Tigers (18-12, 8-9) who started the season ranked #22 and climbed to #16 before losing 3 of 4. The Tigers then raced to 4 straight victories before opening conference [...]

Road Trip (2/27/19)

Arena: G.B. Hodge Center (Spartanburg, SC) Opened: 1973 Capacity: 878 Home: USC Upstate Spartans Away: Campbell Fighting Camels The USC Upstate Spartans are having a lackluster inaugural year in the Big South Conference. They are currently in last place with a 1-13 conference record (6-23 overall). On the other side is the Campbell Fighting Camels who [...]

Road Trip (2/14/19)

Arena: Timmons Arena (Greenville, SC) Opened: 1998 Capacity: 4,000 Home: Furman Paladins Away: UNC Greensboro Spartans Furman started the season with a 12 game winning streak and in the process cracked the AP Poll for the first time in school history. The Paladins are currently tied for 3rd place in the Southern Conference with a 9-4 record [...]

Road Trip (1/30/19)

Arena: Paul Porter Arena (Boiling Springs, NC) Opened: 1982 Capacity: 3,500 Home: Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs Away: High Point Panthers The Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs are coached by Tim Craft who in his 6th year with GW recently recorded his 100th career win. Visiting team High Point is coached by Tubby Smith who has over 600 career wins and has [...]

Road Trip (1/24/19)

Arena: Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium (Spartanburg, SC) Opened: September 20, 2017 Capacity: 3,400 Home: Wofford Terriers Away: Samford Bulldogs The Wofford Terriers made a name for themselves last season after defeating the University of North Carolina (ranked #5) 79-75 in Chapel Hill, NC on 12/20/2017. The Tarheels were a 25.5 point favorite but could not [...]

All I want for Christmas is…

Ho, ho, ho y’all! The holiday rush is officially here and what better way to dismiss it all than college hoops. Well, lucky for you this weekend is packed with some marquee match-ups and undefeated teams looking to stay perfect. Here’s a few games to keep you entertained while counting down the final days until [...]

What is a Paladin?

The holiday season is here along with the over-consumption (shopping, food, music) we all must endure. Well fret not, take a few minutes and indulge on this groovy no-cost calorie-free college basketball update. Last year was the first time since 1949 (the first year of the AP poll) that there were no undefeated teams by [...]

The Feast is on (eh?)

The college basketball season is now in full swing and with Turkey Day only a week away you can expect a barrage of games being played all across North America (from Cancun, Mexico to Vancouver, B.C. and everywhere in between). Let’s focus on some of the main headliners: The Charleston Classic started today and wraps up [...]

Zen of Bracket Bingo

Like the smell of burning charcoal floating through the air on a summer afternoon; a happy time is close at hand. The 2018-19 NCAA Men's Basketball Season is fast approaching. Less than 72 hours before the first game tips. A total of 147 games will be played during this obscene (in a good way) fiesta [...]