college basketball


Bill Walton Was in the Original 'Ghostbusters'

You can't really call it a "cameo," but the man sure is in it—albeit the closing credits. But whatever, Bill Walton is in "Ghostbusters"!


God Help Us if Zion Williamson Keeps Knocking Down Threes

We all know the Duke phenom can dunk, but if he develops into a threat from outside...hoo boy.


The Mysterious Murder of an NBA Hopeful

Colorado State graduate and NBA hopeful Wendell Lee, Jr. was shot dead outside his girlfriend’s home in 2015. In this episode of RED CARDS we speak with Lee’s family and others tied to the case to try and make sense of this seemingly senseless bloodshed.


Pee Wee Kirkland: The Streetball Legend Who Chose Drug Trafficking over the NBA

In this episode of RED CARDS, we meet Richard "Pee Wee" Kirkland, an icon of Harlem’s early street basketball scene. Given the chance to play professionally, however, Kirkland chose a career in drug trafficking instead.


UConn, for the First Time in Forever, Plays the Role of Underdog

In a Final Four rematch against Arike Ogunbowale and Notre Dame, Geno Auriemma's Huskies find themselves in unfamiliar territory.


Let's Watch Zion Williamson Do Amazing Things

The 6'7" Williamson is just an 18-year-old playing for Duke. But it seems like he was sent down from Mount Olympus.


There Are No Good NCAA Basketball Games, and Maybe There Never Were

Revisting 'College Hoops 2K6' after the Rice Commission doubled-down on the NCAA's phony amateurism.


Arike Ogunbowale Wills Notre Dame to Bonkers National Championship Win

The junior guard hit a pair of buzzer beaters in a Final Four weekend you won't soon forget.


Meet Omari Spellman, Villanova's Renaissance Man

Spellman is a poet, hopeful novelist, and the best three-point shooter on the highest-scoring team in the country.


Grant Hill Q&A: 'I Wouldn’t be Shocked if Loyola Cuts Down the Nets'

The former Duke star, and newly-minted Hall-of-Famer, talked about famous dunks, why everyone hates Duke, and what it's like boozing with Bill Raftery.


A'ja Wilson's Career Was Game-Changing for SC, and Life-Changing for Her

In four years, A'ja Wilson turned Dawn Staley's South Carolina Gamecocks into a national power.


The Ecstasy and the Agony of Loyola-Chicago's Cinderella Story

The curtain has been pulled back in sports so much that not even Sister Jean can distract us from the exploitative nature of college athletics.