BARKLEY’S BACKBOARD BLOG

Monday, February 25th, 2013

COLLEGE ROUNDUP

It’s hard to believe the season has already reached the last week of February. This past week was not as eventful as many we have experienced this season, but the main plot lines are settling into place in advance of the NCAA tournament. Here are the notables and noteworthies from the college basketball week that was:

Game of the week: Indiana 72, Michigan State 68. If there was any doubt that the Hoosiers are the best team in the country, they erased it by completing a sweep of the Spartans. The game was most memorable for the acrobatics of Hoosiers junior guard Victor Oladipo, who had 19 points, nine rebounds and five steals. (more…)

OUTSIDE THE PAINT

Monday, February 25th, 2013

OUTSIDE THE PAINT

Monday, February 25th, 2013

INSIDE THE NBA

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

BARKLEY’S BACKBOARD BLOG

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

 
SHOOTERS YOU’RE LIKELY TO SEE IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT, NUMBERS 6-10
By: TheKingsburyFactor.com
 
TheKingsburyFactor.com is your preeminent source for Joycean musings on college three-point shooters, and once was cast as a backup dancer in a Jodeci video, before the director realized it wasn’t a person. Follow us on Twitter at @KingsburyFactor.

 
Hey, it’s us again. You may remember us from such blogs as last week’s blog. As the NCAA tournament grows ever closer, and Gus Johnson gets his vocal cord shiatsu more regularly, we’re still thinking about who will be the best shooters in the dance. Here’s Nos. 6-10. But backwards, to build suspense.

 
10. JEFF ELORRIAGA (Boise State, 6-foot-2, Junior)

60-of-137 3-pointers, 44% 3-point FG, 2.9 made 3-pointers per game

What You Need To Know: Averaging a cool 10 ppg, Jeff is from Portland, so you know he loves Maple Bacon Bars from Voodoo Doughnut. He also played QB in high school, and even though we’ve been writing about him all year over at KF, we have zero idea how to pronounce his name. Elorriaga, not Jeff. Jeff’s easy.

Game of the Year: 10-of-16 from deep for 30 points against Corban University, which is not terribly good at basketball. (more…)

HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY CHUCK!

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

The day before his milestone birthday Barkley fielded a few questions from SI Kids reporter Logan Schayes and offered some valuable advice to his young fans. CLICK HERE to watch the interview.
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