INSIDE THE NBA

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

BARKLEY’S BACKBOARD BLOG

Monday, March 4th, 2013

COLLEGE ROUNDUP

Now we’re getting down to business. Or should I say, bid-ness. With March officially underway, the one thing that every team is hoping for is a bid to the NCAA tournament. Even though nothing was decided last week, every day produced several games with major bubble (or number one seed) implications. Who says the regular season doesn’t matter in college hoops? Nobody who’s watching, that’s for sure. Here’s the latest on who did what, who’s up and who’s down so far in the most glorious month of the year. (more…)

BARKLEY’S BACKBOARD BLOG

Friday, March 1st, 2013

 
SHOOTERS YOU’RE LIKELY TO SEE IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT, NUMBERS 1-5
By: TheKingsburyFactor.com

TheKingsburyFactor.com is your preeminent source for Joycean musings on college 3-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.

Oh hello, friends. If you’ve been sitting there refreshing this page all week, wondering when we were going to drop the top five best shooters you’re likely to see this March in the NCAA tournament, well that seems a bit overzealous; you should know these things come out on Thursdays. But now it is said Thursday, so all that refreshing has paid off! To wit:

5. MARSHALL HENDERSON, (Ole Miss, 6-foot-2, Junior)

111-of-302 3-pointers, 37% 3pt, 4.0 made 3-pointers per game

What You Need To Know: Oh, friends — glorious, glorious friends. If you don’t know Marshall Henderson, you are missing out on your chance to see the most entertaining, mercurial, frustrating, incomprehensible player to ever walk around a court talking to himself while throwing ice at his own fans and wrecking locker rooms using fists and chairs and teammates’ hair products. Marshall is the leading scorer in the SEC at 19.7 ppg. He’s inefficient, he takes a ton of shots, and he goes through stretches where it appears he literally has lost his mind and thinks he’s in a one-man, off-Broadway play titled “Who Are YOU Calling Crazy?” (more…)