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  • June 20,2019
  • Andy Wittry

When Is the 2019 NBA Draft? Schedule, Results, Date, Time, Location, Channel

The 2019 NBA Draft is Thursday, June 20 at 8:30 p.m. ET at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. You can tune in to the broadcast on ESPN. You can see our up-to-date list of college basketball players who have declared for the NBA Draft here. The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA Draft […]

  • June 7,2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Ohio Valley Basketball Coaches Rank the Best Jobs in the Conference

This is the latest in Stadium’s “Conference Chain of Command” series in which we polled a handful of veteran coaches in every league to determine the best JOBS in each league, all the way down to the ones that are the most difficult. Here are the eight categories that were utilized to determine the overall rankings. Tradition – […]

  • March 23,2019
  • Andy Wittry

Florida State’s Size and Depth Overwhelms Murray State, Ja Morant in Second Round

March Madness’ brightest star was finally extinguished but not before one final explosion that allowed your mind to wander in boundless anticipation of what was to come. Murray State point guard Ja Morant, who was coming off of the NCAA Tournament’s first triple-double in seven years in an upset win Thursday over No. 5 seed […]

  • March 23,2019
  • Andy Wittry

Breaking Down the Winners and Losers of the First Round of the NCAA Tournament

The first round of the NCAA Tournament is officially complete. Every No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 seed is still standing, which we couldn’t have said last year, obviously. Twelve higher-seeded teams won their first-round matchup but just eight if you don’t count the 8/9 games. Here’s our breakdown of the winners and losers […]

  • March 22,2019
  • Andy Wittry

One Key Number From Every NCAA Tournament First Round Game

No. 4 Virginia Tech def. No. 11 Saint Louis 66-52 12 – That’s how many more free throws Virginia Tech made than Saint Louis in its 14-point win. The Billikens out-rebounded the Hokies 35-37 but Virginia Tech got to the free throw line 27 times to Saint Louis’ 16. The Hokies were 22-of-27, while the […]

  • March 20,2019
  • Andy Wittry

Previewing No. 5 Marquette vs. No. 12 Murray State: Date, Time, Players to Watch

Marquette versus Murray State has the potential to be the best first-round matchup of the 2019 NCAA Tournament with Big East Player of the Year Markus Howard squaring off against projected top-five NBA Draft pick Ja Morant. If both players simply score their season scoring averages (25.0 points per game for Howard and 24.6 for […]

  • March 18,2019
  • Chinmay Vaidya

What Would the 2019 NCAA Tournament Look Like Based on NET Rankings?

When the NCAA announced the creation of a new metric to gauge college basketball teams, it was billed as an all-encompassing formula that would displace traditional metrics like RPI and effectively measure teams throughout the season. “What has been developed is a contemporary method of looking at teams analytically, using results-based and predictive metrics that […]

  • March 17,2019
  • Andy Wittry

2019 NCAA Tournament Automatic Bid Tracker: Conference Tournament Dates, Schedule

There will be 32 automatic bids earned to the 2019 NCAA Tournament over the course of the next two weeks. Many conference tournaments will be won by teams that would’ve made the NCAA Tournament regardless of how they fared in their conference tournament but some teams will “steal” valuable auto-bids, meaning they wouldn’t have made […]

  • March 12,2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Jeff Goodman’s 2018-19 College Basketball Postseason Awards & All-Americans

It’s time to unveil my All-Americans, and while it got closer towards the end, the National Player of the Year Award wasn’t really that difficult to determine. Neither was the Coach of the Year — even though there were plenty of candidates. Here are all the awards, along with the All-Americans, a Mid-Major AA Team […]

  • March 11,2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Zion Williamson Remains Atop Stadium’s Ultimate Player of the Year List

Despite missing the last six games of the regular season, Duke’s Zion Williamson still received eight of 10 first-place votes and easy outdistanced his teammate to win the Stadium’s National Player of the Year Award — which was voted on by 10 members of the media. Here is the voting panel: Jeff Goodman, Stadium Clark […]

  • February 14,2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting Daily: Gonzaga, Houston, Ohio State and More

There are only two ranked teams in action Thursday night but both schools were featured in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee’s top-16 seed reveal. Gonzaga and Houston headline the night’s slate of games but there are also several notable games involving mid-major teams like Wofford and Murray State. Here’s a preview of Thursday’s games through […]

  • February 13,2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Zion Has Unanimous Lead in Stadium’s Ultimate Player of the Year Race

We put together an elite group of voters: 10 media members who follow the game from 10 different outlets. They will vote each month to compile Stadium’s Ultimate Player of the Year Race, a weekly look at the top players in the country. Here’s an update from our esteemed panel on the National Player of […]

  • January 8,2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Zion Williamson Leads Stadium’s Ultimate Player of the Year Race

We put together an elite group of voters: 10 media members who follow the game from 10 different outlets. They will vote each month to compile Stadium’s Ultimate Player of the Year Race, a weekly look at the top players in the country. Here’s an update from our esteemed panel on the National Player of […]

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