Smallthoughts: Giant Killer Strike again… St.John’s Wins 3rd In a Row


We called St.John’s giant killers …now the giant killers have run their streak to 3 games in a row knocking off Marquette Golden Eagles 86-78. Here are the highlights of St. John’s beating a good Marquette team n Big East action, with a red hot Shamorie Ponds dropping 44.

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday


Hello Readers I am very sorry for being so late in posting the answer to Smallthoughts” trivia thursday and Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week and Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week. So with out further adieu … How did you do with this week’s question? If you answered …Larry Brown you are correct. Brown won anContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts:Trivia Thursday


Welcome back. How did you do with this week’s question? If you answered 5 , you are correct. The answer was a little tricky because of the following: Only five other NCAA basketball coaches can lay claim to having won 1,000 games. Pat Summitt, Tara VanDerveer, and Sylvia Hatchell have accomplished the feat as women’s coachesContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Trivia Thursday”

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…UConn Women


Yawn, another game , another win for UConn women. Wake me when they lose a game. Nah, keep winning especially now as it gets close to tournment time. You need to keep your edge. After winning 100 games in a row, the Huskies continue to add to their record streak by winning games 101 andContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week…UConn Women”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …UConn Women


UConn women have accomplished something even the  early 70’sUCLA Bruins were unable t accomplish win 100 games in a row. Who does that? the UConn women do now. They own the record the are in the history books.100 wins in a row!!! I heard a talk show host on the radio ask out loud ifContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …UConn Women”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Grayson Allen


As if you needed any further reason to dislike Duke …Grayson Allen has given Duke haters another reason to do so.  He tripped an opponent for the third time in a year. The other two times ? On Feb. 9, Allen received a flagrant foul for extending his leg to trip Louisville’s Ray Spalding after heContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Grayson Allen”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Gary Mc Clain


McLain was a highly recruited point guard while at Methuen High School. His high school coach Bill Donlon was his legal guardian. He was recruited by several college programs and chose to attend Villanova and was a part of the Villanova Wildcats‘s 1981 heralded recruiting class that also featured Ed Pinckney and Dwayne McClain, whichContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Gary Mc Clain”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Harold Pressley


At Villanova, he became the first player in Big East history to record a triple-double, with 19 points, 15 rebounds, and 10 blocked shots against Providence. He was named to the 1985 NCAA Southeast Regional All-Tournament Team, the 1986 All Big East First Team, an 1986 Associated Press honorable mention All American, the 1986 BigContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Harold Pressley”