Category: College Basketball

LMBF Staff College Basketball Update: November 17th

In case you missed it, check out Fox’s Top Ten, the state-by-state breakdown of the best teams, and the Gavitt Games preview. Alabama Crimson Tide The Tide are off to a 2-0 start with wins over Memphis and Lipscomb. Collin Sexton debuted in the 2nd game against Lipscomb and scored 22 points on 7-10 shooting. Dazon Ingram has been great early in the all-around game for the Tide and Avery Johnson has some nice depth on this squad. Alabama has their first test of the season with a game against UT-Arlington coming up on Tuesday. Butler Bulldogs Kelan Martin...

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I Love To Hate Grayson Allen

Yesterday, the #1 ranked Duke Blue Devils took down the #2 ranked Michigan State Spartans 88-81. Many were anticipating a big game from star Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III, who is already being touted as one of the most talented players to suit up for the Blue Devils, which is saying a lot. However, the freshman suffered an eye injury ten minutes into the game, forcing the Blue Devils to look to a familiar face instead: Grayson Allen. Allen, who shocked many in the college basketball community by returning to Duke for his senior season, scored 37 points in...

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Win For America: LiAngelo Ball And His Teammates Have Been Released

You hear that? That is the collective sigh of relief of every American at once when they heard the news. While we may be on the brink of nuclear war with North Korea thanks to Donny Twitterfingers and everyone in Hollywood is a diddler, everyone knows that LiAngelo Ball’s safety and the subsequent footage for Ball In The Family is priority #1. One thing is for sure though, this was 100% orchestrated by the mastermind, lunatic, entrepreneur, dad who has to watch his kids’ games from outside the gym door Lavar Ball. Lavar took a page right out of the...

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Gavitt Games Preview

The Gavitt Games are back, the best conference vs conference tourney in the country! In the 2 seasons the Games have been played, they have both ended in a 4-4 tie. Please, oh please, someone win this year. Monday, November 13th #15 Minnesota at Providence This is game is the best match-up in the entire Gavitt Games. Providence returns a bunch of talent from last season’s 20-win, NCAA Tournament team. Minnesota is projected to compete in the Big Ten with some of the top dogs, also returning a ton from their 24-win, NCAA Tournament team. The battle down low will...

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Ben Simmons: “I’ve Learned A Lot More In Philly Than I Did At LSU”

Ben Simmons is having a solid year so far in his first official season of action, averaging 17.8 points, 9.4 rebounds, 7.8 assists and 1.7 steals per game. Simmons recently sat down with Maverick Carter from Uninterrupted (Lebron to Philly rumors heating up?) and discussed not only his professional career so far but also his time at LSU. Simmons spent one year at Louisiana State before turning pro, something that he told Carter was “a waste of time.” Here is a portion of the interview: Maverick Carter: After Monteverde you went to LSU, you were open about being one and...

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