NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson previews Oregon’s NCAA tournament game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys that is slated for a 1:40pm tip. The Ducks are still dancing this year and will have a great shot to play the spoiler to Oklahoma State and prove to the nation that they deserved to be much higher than a 12-seed. The last time these two teams met on the court, Oregon took care of business and beat the Cowboys by 13 on December 28, 1987.
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars basketball blogger Jordin Ereth discusses how WSU looks heading into the 2013 Pac 12 tournament. The Cougars ended the season as the 11th seed, fittingly facing their rivals – the Washington Huskies. Big impacts are expected this week by Dexter Kernich-Drew and Will DiIorio, both capable players but nowhere near the offensive efficiency of DaVonte Lacy and Mike Ladd.
NWSB Insider and UW Huskies blogger Chris Hall gives us five fearless predictions for the 2012-13 Washington Huskies season. After the loss in the Apple Cup, UW needs to get revenge by beating Washington State twice. Austin Sefarian-Jenkins will shift his focus to football, Aziz N’Diaye will have a breakout season and the team will make the NCAA March Madness Tournament.
NWSB Managing Editor “Q” weighs in with his Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Washington Huskies Tuesday CBB basketball Preview and a free prediction to boot. College basketball odds favor the Huskies by 1. The total is set at 143.5. UW appears to be reasonably focused in the NIT with two double digit victories and a close escape against the rival Oregon Ducks. Terrence Ross & Tony Wroten take center stage.
NWSB insider Blair Thomas brings us his love em hate em list from the Gonzaga Bulldogs third round loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the 2012 NCAA tournament. He loved that the bulldogs Sophomore guard David Stockton’s defensive stretch on Ohio State guard Aaron Craft late in the second half was spot on. He thought Sam Dower crashed the glass early which was key.
NWSB insider Blair Thomas brings us his love em hate em list from the Gonzaga Bulldogs first round win over the West Virginia Mountaineers in the first round of the NCAA tournament. He loved that the bulldogs shut down Kevin Jones and Darryl Bryant and that the group of Robert Sacre, Elias Harris, Gary Bell Jr and Kevin Pangos formed a balanced attack.
NWSB Managing Editor “Q” weighs in with his Northwestern Wildcats vs. Washington Huskies Friday CBB basketball Preview and a free prediction to boot. College basketball odds favor the Huskies by 5. The total is set at 147.5. Washington are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Fri. games. Northwestern are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 Fri. games. Terrence Ross, and C.J. Wilcox must show up on Friday night to secure a W.
NWSB Managing Editor “Q” weighs in with his West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs Thursday CBB basketball Preview and a free prediction to boot. College basketball odds favor the Bulldogs by 1. The total is set at 132.5. GONZAGA are 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 games overall. Kevin Pangos and Elias Harris lead the team in scoring but Robert Sacre is on the hot seat today.
NWSB Insider and Gonzaga Bulldogs blogger Blair Thomas tells us the Zags (25-6) were awarded the 7th seed in the East Region as the NCAA announced pairings for this season’s NCAA Tournament Sunday. The Bulldogs will face No. 10 seed West Virginia University (19-13) Thursday at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Here are the keys to a Bulldogs win.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss on Saturday night to the Montreal Canadiens. Richard has message for P.K. Subban. Hey PK I really want to be a fan of yours but you need to stop with the stupid stuff and going after guys like Henrik Sedin. Am I saying it’s time for everyone to panic? Yes, Yes I am.
NWSB SU Redhawks Beat writer Blair Thomas profiles Cameron Dollar in this Northwest Coach Profile. He takes us through Dollar’s travels in Saint Louis, his times at UCLA as a player up until the present day where he dishes out advice to college athletes at Seattle University. Read on…
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks basketball blogger Matt Martz tells us about Oregon Coach Ernie Kent and his quest to sustain success with the Ducks. An account of Kent’s ventures in Saudi Arabia and his fantastic record back in Oregon, you’ll be enlightened on how lucky the Ducks are to have Kent at the helm.