Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Larry Nassar and Michigan State

This is another scandal of Penn State proportions where everyone knew what was going on and yet the victims were left with no help and no sense of anything being done in their behalf …SOONER.Years of molesting young gymnasts and other athletes and yet no one did nothing. Every level up the ladder at MichiganContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Larry Nassar and Michigan State”

Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week… Patrick Ewing

The Big Fella has returned to Georgetown. Long Over due. After 15 years as an NBA assistant coach and schooling the likes of Dwight Howard and Yao Ming in his time as an assistant he now gets to run his own program. Some have questioned whether this was the right move for Georgetown because heContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week… Patrick Ewing”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…North Carolina Tar Heels

From the moment they lost the National Title game last year to Villanova, the Tar Heels have talked about redemption. Getting back to the championship game and this time winning it. It looked like redemption was going to have to wait as Kentucky tied the game at 73 with 7 seconds left. Then with 0.3Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…North Carolina Tar Heels”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …March Madness

Are you ready for the best part of the college basketball season? The teams are jockeying to be in position for tournament action, you can hear the coaches stressing to the players to pay attention to every detail and take nothing for granted, do you have your bracket ready?¬† March madness begins March 14th soContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …March Madness”

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday

    Save the date, here at Smallthoughtsinasportsworld¬† Thursday is trivia Thursday so get ready¬† to test your sports knowledge on the question of that day. The answer will be in a poll question for you to chose of three answers. The correct answer will be posted on Fridays when we post Smallthoughts: Rant ofContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bobby Wilkerson

A 6’6″ guard/forward born in Anderson, Indiana, Wilkerson attended Indiana University, where he was a member of the Hoosiers‘ 1976 NCAA Championship team. From 1976 to 1983 he played in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Seattle SuperSonics, Denver Nuggets, Chicago Bulls, and Cleveland Cavaliers. He averaged 10.1 points per game inContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bobby Wilkerson”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Quinn Buckner

He played collegiate basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers, and was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 7th pick of the 1976 NBA Draft. He had a ten-year NBA career for three different teams (the Bucks, the Boston Celtics, and the Indiana Pacers). In 1984, he won an NBA title with the Celtics. BucknerContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Quinn Buckner”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Kent Benson

  As a freshman, Benson averaged 9.3 points per game, while shooting 50.4 percent. He helped lead Indiana to the CCAT Championship, and to a 23-5 record and a Big Ten title. In his sophomore season, Kent Benson helped lead the Hoosiers to an undefeated conference record (18-0) and on to an Elite Eight appearance,Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Kent Benson”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Scott May

Before college basketball became the one and done place of athletics, college players played …4 years and were polished when they went on to the pros…such was the case for Scott May. He played all four years at Indiana and led the Hoosiers to the National Title in 1976. In his last two seasons withContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Scott May”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants: Rick Pitino…has had a rough week with allegations that one of his former staffers paid strippers to dance for and have sex with players and recruits.While there has not been anything yet to show that Pitino himself knew about the paid strippers and sex with the players, it’s hard to imagine that some howContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”