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…Xavier

Nothing in sports is more unpredictable than March Madness …if you think I am kidding ask anyone who had their bracket busted by an upset they didn’t see coming … in this tournament Louisville was knocked off , Villanova (the defending champs) and Duke were also eliminated…now add the Arizona Wildcats to that list of eliteContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Xavier”

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: Old School Tuesday …John Wooden

He was nicknamed the Wizard of Westwood, but to his players he was Coach Wooden. He coached the UCLA Bruins to 10 championships in 12 years, including 7 in a row.Within this period, his teams won a men’s basketball-record 88 consecutive games. Wooden’s streak of seven consecutive NCAA Championships is even more remarkable and impressiveContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …John Wooden”

St John’s Hires Chris Mullin as new head coach? Was it the right hire?

It didn’t take long for St John’s to find it’s new head coach, and they reached back in the history to do it. They hired former St John’s great Chris Mullin to be their new head coach. The knock on Mullin is that he never coached before at any level, so was he the rightContinue reading “St John’s Hires Chris Mullin as new head coach? Was it the right hire?”