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UCLA Basketball Recruit Scores 92 in High School Game

LaMelo Ball UCLA Bruins basketball sportsLaMelo Bell, a sophomore at Chino Hills HS (California), put up 92 points in a regulation high school basketball game tonight. His older brother LiAngelo, who is a senior, sat on the bench while resting up before the playoffs start. Both are expected to eventually take the same path as their older brother Lonzo, who is currently lighting up college basketball at UCLA.

LaMelo took 61 shots tonight and was a beast close to the rim. He did hit seven three-pointers, but the bulk of his points came close in Chino Hills’ uptempo, fast break offense.

Chino Hills had a 60-game winning streak before losing to powerhouse Oak Hill. Their next game following the loss was against Los Osos tonight, so Ball took his anger out on them and won the game 146-123.

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IPFW Upsets #3 Indiana in Overtime

Indiana-IPFW-Basketball upset ncaa collegeThe Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons jumped into Division-I during the 2001-02 season, a year before I attended the school. The school hasn’t beaten a ranked team in their history and have yet to make an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Actually, IPFW is best known for their volleyball program (yes, those exist).

IPFW upset the #3 ranked Indiana Hoosiers tonight in overtime, 71-68.

No one thought IPFW would contend against the Indiana Hoosiers when they were set to play each other at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne. It wasn’t a traditional road game for the Hoosiers since the crowd was filled with cream and crimson clad fans.

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Can Ohio State Really Make the College Football Playoff?

ohio-state-buckeyes-college-football-playoff-2016-2017-oddsThe Ohio State Buckeyes ended up being the #2 ranked team in the College Football Playoff this week. They benefited from three of the top four teams losing last week.

If history has any relevance here, Ohio State’s loss to Penn State worked in their favor since the earlier a team loses, the less affect it has on the final college football playoff rankings. Although in Ohio State’s case, that loss could have much more of an impact since it could cost them an appearance in the Big Ten Championship game.

There’s still a lot of football left to play, but Ohio State does not control its own destiny. Yes, if they beat Michigan in the final week of their regular season, it would almost cement their spot in the College Football Playoff, but as we’ve seen before, a team that leaves their fate in the hands of a committee that selects teams, can be burned.

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2016-17 College Basketball – All-Name Team

tacko-fall-central-florida-americas-white-boy-all-name-team-2016-2017-college-basketballWe have many new entries this season, but I’m sad great names like Diamond Stone and Max Hooper have graduated. We have plenty of fun names this year.

We picked through every Division-I college basketball roster and a few smaller schools for our list. This year’s class is solid and better than last year’s All-Name Team.

My name is Bobby Roberts, so I am often jealous of people with unique names. The most unique thing about my name is that I was not born ‘Robert Roberts’, Bobby is my given name. I don’t know too many grown men named Bobby.

This list consists of names that we wished he had and ones we find humorous. Enjoy!

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NCAAB: What to Look Forward to During March Madness

gettyimages-510984512One of the most exciting parts of March Madness is the brackets and betting.

When it comes to finding out which teams are going to win, you need to either do a lot of research on teams past history and records or rely on a betting expert. You want to find out if your teams are going to make it to the top or perhaps if you choose the wrong ones.

Whichever teams you choose to go with, you can still find this type of wagering some of the most exciting sports betting out there, even if you’re not a huge basketball fan. It is still fun to do.

Make the Right NCAA Predictions

When you choose to make the right NCAA predictions, you’re choosing to go with teams that you want to win. If you’re unsure of who to put at the top, you can always reach out to betting experts like The Machines Picks for some of the best teams to wager on. They also help pick out the best teams for the brackets. This is always a good thing to do when it comes to doing a bit of NCAA basketball betting. You won’t have to worry about a thing, since they have you covered.

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2016 March Madness: #4 Iowa State vs #13 Iona

georges-niang-iowa-state-cyclones-iona-gaels-2016-ncaa-tournamentWe are here to help you fill out your brackets and finally beat your cubicle neighbor in your office pool this year.

The Big 12 was stacked this year. If a team from that conference made it to the Big Dance, they are battle-tested. There was no easy path through the Big 12 this season. Iowa State has the talent to make some noise.

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference had a banner year this season. Monmouth and Iona both had excellent seasons in the conference.

Can Iona knock off Iowa State in the first round?

Who do you think will win? We help you fill out your bracket.

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2016 March Madness: #4 Duke vs #13 UNC-Wilmington

grayson allen sad duke blue devils unc-wilmington seahawks 2016 ncaa tournamentWe are here to help you fill out your brackets and finally beat your cubicle neighbor in your office pool this year.

The ACC was top-heavy this year. Virginia and North Carolina hogged much of the spotlight and accolades. Duke did have their share of success, but the defending champs haven’t looked very ‘Duke-ish’ at points this season.

The Colonial Athletic Association is usually a single-bid conference in the NCAA Tournament. A few teams from the conference have played Cinderella in the past.

Could UNC-Wilmington wear the glass slipper?

Who do you think will win? We help you fill out your bracket.

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2016 March Madness: #4 California vs #13 Hawaii

Ivan Rabb California golden bears hawaii rainbow warriors 2016 ncaa tournamentWe are here to help you fill out your brackets and finally beat your cubicle neighbor in your office pool this year.

The Pac 12 was arguably the most competitive power conference in college basketball this year. There wasn’t a single team that ran away with the conference because it was so deep. California was a team that started playing its best basketball at the right time.

The Big West Conference is usually only a single-bid conference in the NCAA Tournament. Hawaii ran through it and went on to win the conference tournament.

Who do you think will win? We help you fill out your bracket.

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