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Derek Fisher (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Time For Phil Jackson’s Plan B — And It Better Be Good

What, you thought this was going to be easy? C’mon, it’s the Knicks!

05/16/2014

Steve Kerr with former Nets coach Lawrence Frank (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Too Early To Anoint Kerr — Or Anyone Else — As Knicks Coach

The worst thing Phil Jackson can do is repeat the Mike Woodson hiring process. Steve Kerr might very well end up being the best guy for the job, but let’s look at all the options first.

04/25/2014

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TTYM: Watch Mike Pelfrey Get Punked And Iowa State’s Coach Dance Like No One Is Watching

In this week’s That Thing You Missed watch the Twins pull an epic March Madness prank on Mike Pelfrey, Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg’s lack of dancing prowess go viral and what just might be the worst answer to a sports question ever.

03/28/2014

Joe Harris #12 and London Perrantes #23 of the Virginia Cavaliers. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Madison Square Garden Still The Mecca For Young Ballers

Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.

03/28/2014

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NCAA Tournament Back At Madison Square Garden

Friday night, Virginia meets Michigan State and Connecticut faces Iowa State in the East Regional semifinals.

03/28/2014

Shabazz Napier and the UConn Huskies (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

UConn Ready For Home Cooking Against Iowa State In Sweet 16

The Huskies are back at MSG, where they won seven Big East tourney titles. But head coach Kevin Ollie warned that being the local favorite doesn’t guarantee anything.

03/28/2014

Brandon Ashley and Nick Johnson of the Arizona Wildcats defend against Glenn Robinson III of the Michigan Wolverines on December 14, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Arizona defeated Michigan 72-70. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Arizona, Duke-UCLA & More

There is no team more prepared for the long haul than the Wildcats.

12/16/2013

Head coach Fred Hoiberg of the Iowa State Cyclones. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Iowa State, SMU & More

Iowa State needs to get back to the way they initially built their program under Fred Hoiberg — taking transfers.

05/24/2013

Nick Faust #5 of the Maryland Terrapins (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Five Questions In College Hoops Heading Into Wednesday Night

Mark Turgeon has openly said that he’s considering using sophomore Nick Faust at point guard against the Wolfpack, simply because the Terrapins haven’t been getting the same type of play in the backcourt that they were at the beginning of the season.

01/16/2013

Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Hoiberg Optimistic Iowa State Can Build On Their Success

Iowa State rewrote the way to have immediate success in college basketball. Can they do it again?

11/05/2012

Jim Calhoun (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

‘Disappointed’ Calhoun Mum On Future After UConn’s Early Exit

Jim Calhoun and UConn didn’t expect their season to end this way. Their future is equally unpredictable.

03/16/2012

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UConn Set To Open Quest For NCAA Repeat Against Tough Iowa State

UConn may have a rough go to kick off their title defense. The Iowa Cyclones are not exactly slouches, having knocked off Big 12 behemoths Kansas, Baylor and Kansas State this year.

03/15/2012