March Madness Conference Preview: Big East

Before the regular season is over, The College Tailgate decided we would preview the college basketball teams that we think will make the NCAA tournament, teams that are on the bubble, and teams that we believe are on the outs this season. Let’s start off with the two teams that I guarantee will make a deep run. Who’s In Creighton

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Why Everyone is Talking About Joel Embiid

By Henry Greening About a year ago, experts and analysts dubbed the 2013-14 college basketball season as the year of the freshman.  Kentucky was anticipating the arrival of what was called the best freshman class of all time, including standouts point guard Andrew Harrison and power forward Julius Randle.  Duke signed one of the most highly touted recruits in years

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Should We Pay Our College Athletes?

By Jordan Scott Imagine a world where not only college athletes receive a free education but they get a paycheck as well. If you are unaware of the concept of professionalizing college athletics, let me fill you in. Alongside the scholarships your fellow classmates receive, they would also be getting a paycheck or stipend for their athletic abilities. So, when

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Midseason Grades: CBB Phenoms

By Madison Hayden Andrew Wiggins (B-): The jewel of the 2013 recruiting class, Andrew Wiggins hasn’t delivered the dynamite season many of us were expecting. He’s been solid, but far from spectacular, and certainly hasn’t been very consistent. Wiggins has shown us flashes of brilliance, but seems to disappear on the court far too often. Three times this season, opponents

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