Photo courtesy of UCLA athletics There is a common saying that absence makes the heart grow fonder. College basketball, in the typical format, was taken during the 2020-21 season. Yes, the season was played, but it was nowhere near “normal”. That term has been thrown around so often over the course of the past 18 months. However, “normal” will never return in the same … [Read more...] about 2021-22 College Hoops Preview – Predictions
Photo courtesy of Gonzaga athletics Sports and life are synonymous in the way that they intersect with one another in nearly every possible facet. Sports and time move at the same pace and can be tracked in the same manner. Life moves on, and another season of college basketball has arrived. With the overall success seen during the 2020-21 season, the NCAA is poised for a … [Read more...] about 2021-22 College Hoops Preview – Storylines Edition
Photo courtesy of Gonzaga athletics Back in early August 2020, there was a sense of uncertainty. A sense of uncertainty not only to play, but the amount of testing available, protocols in place, state capacities, and of course, what this season would look like. We were approaching college football season when the Big Ten and Pac-12 announced their seasons had been … [Read more...] about National Championship Preview: Gonzaga-Baylor Battle for First National Title
Photo: Trevor Brown Jr/NCAA Photos via Getty Images For freshmen in college basketball, trust by the head coach has to be earned. For Gonzaga's Jalen Suggs, the trust was so deep that on one of the game's biggest stages, he got the chance to play Superman for the Bulldogs. Following a layup by UCLA's Johnny Juzang to tie the game at 90 in overtime, Gonzaga head coach Mark Few … [Read more...] about Jalen Suggs Etches Name in NCAA History as Gonzaga Advances to National Championship
Photo courtesy of Gonzaga athletics Most of the top teams in the country have beaten up on each other, but two teams remain undefeated at the top. Gonzaga and Baylor have elevated themselves so far above the rest of the competition that they have been the undisputed best two for months. The question on college basketball fans' minds are whether either can be beat. For No. 1 … [Read more...] about Column: Will Somebody Catch Gonzaga and Baylor?