If Shane Larkin returns to Miami for his junior season, the Hurricanes will make the NCAA Tournament. If he leaves for the NBA, Jim Larranaga’s team will be in complete rebuilding mode.
The Buffaloes are the sleeper team in the PAC 12 and have a real chance to help their NCAA chances with games at home against Arizona and Arizona State.
Early season tournaments will headline this weekend in college hoops but we’ve identified five under the radar games to keep an eye on.
Chaz Williams is a like a magnet. The undersized point guard has an infectious personality — and it’s easily noticeable if you’re in the gym with him for even just a matter of moments.
“For me, personally, I guess (there were) a couple of first-game jitters,” Cruz said. “I was thinking that the game was just going to come to me naturally, but I got a nice little wake-up call, a nice little rude awakening.”
UMass boasts one of the Atlantic 10′s best back courts with do-everything floor general Chaz Williams and Jesse Morgan, a burgeoning off guard who could be one of the league’s best defenders.
Temple is now in prime position to challenge for yet another Atlantic 10 title after the Owls officially added Boston University big man Jake O’Brien as a transfer this past week.
It seemed like VCU was primed to remain on their perch atop the CAA standings for years to come. That all changed in May when VCU along with Butler joined the Atlantic-10 for the upcoming season.
Chaz Williams took the conference by storm in his first season in the Atlantic-10 and only figures to be more of a menace in 2012-13.
Of the Atlantic-10′s 14 teams, 10 finished with .500 or better overall records last season, and adding VCU to that mix only enhances the league as a whole.
Hopatcong native and Rutgers’ alum, undrafted free agent Joe Martinek is marking his mark in Giants’ rookie camp.
Victor Cruz has had a season full of improbable moments, and the Super Bowl is set to be another.
It’s an area of the country that any native of the five boroughs will tell you is off limits — unless you’re Chaz Williams.
Denard Robinson accounted for 345 yards and three touchdowns to help No. 20 Michigan overcome its poor defense in a 42-37 win over second-tier Massachusetts on Saturday.