Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Ed Pinkney


In light of the Villanova Wildcats winning the National Title this edition of Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday will feature 3 members of the last Villanova Wildcats team(1985) to win the title…starting with Ed Pinkney. A 6′9″ forward from The Bronx, New York, Pinckney led regional eight-seed Villanova Wildcats to the NCAA title over the heavily favoredContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Ed Pinkney”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Chris Mullin


Chris Mullin is the one New York City product I often wondered …what if he played with the New York Knicks with Mark Jackson and Patrick Ewing. It never came to be. But Chris Mullin was fun to watch play and he was a very big part of StJohn’s success in the mid 80’s HeContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Chris Mullin”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Larry Kenon


One of the more understated stars of the old ABA was Larry Kenon or better known as Mr. K He was one of my favorite Nets (Dr.J was my favorite). He was traded to the San Antonio Spurs or Swen Nater and teamed up with the Iceman, George Gervin to make a high scoring oneContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Larry Kenon”

The not so Smart view of Marcus vs the fan Jeff Orr


Many comments have been tossed out in the media both on the air and in print. Most have been about how Marcus Smart should have known better, or that he will learn from this incident. But few comments have been about the way the fan Jeff Orr himself behaved, or how he baited Smart inContinue reading “The not so Smart view of Marcus vs the fan Jeff Orr”

Rutgers selects woman as new AD


The University that didn’t do the research when they hired Eddie Jordan as their new head coach, has hired a new Athletic Director. Julie Hermann was named Rutgers athletic director on Wednesday, tasked with leading the university back to respectability and into the American Athletic Conference before the Scarlet Knights join the Big Ten inContinue reading “Rutgers selects woman as new AD”

Eddie Jordan didn’t get degree but went to school


Let’s see if we got this striaght…New Rutgers head coach Eddie Jordan went to the school from 1973- 1977 then went to the NBA in 1978 went back to school and finished up in 1985 and didn’t get his degree because he did not register properly. And Rutgers didn’t know this BEFORE they hired himContinue reading “Eddie Jordan didn’t get degree but went to school”

Cards deck Michigan 82-76


For one night the NCAA got what it needed the focus wasn’t on the Rutgers basketball program and it’s now former coach Mike Rice. Instead the focus was on the game itself. The National title game, Louisville Cardinals and the Michigan Wolverines. And the game didn’t disappoint. Michigan came out firing in the first halfContinue reading “Cards deck Michigan 82-76”

Rutgers: the Fall out Tim Pernetti resigns


Rutgers University Athletic director Tim Pernetti resigned for basically acting to slow on the firing of Mike Rice. Once the video crossed his desk there was no way that Rice should have been allowed to blow another whistle at practice for the University ever again. Maybe Pernetti was hoping this would go away on itsContinue reading “Rutgers: the Fall out Tim Pernetti resigns”