Strutting to success: How the Peacocks’ tournament run financially changed the sports world

St. Peters’ deep tournament run didn’t just knock out elite teams like the Purdue Boilermakers and Kentucky Wildcats. This Cinderella story has massive financial implications both right now and for years to come.

Don’t Trust Gonzaga This Year

The Gonzaga Bulldogs will undoubtedly be one of the most popular picks to win March Madness this year. Gonzaga University boasts a basketball team that has been to the “Big Dance” for 21-straight years. A 22nd trip seems to be all but a guarantee after an 18-0 start to this season. While the Bulldogs from Spokane, Washington, seem like an enticing pick to win it all this year, you need to avoid picking them to be your champion.

Sabrina Ionescu: A Generation-Defining Athlete

Sabrina Ionescu was drafted yesterday with the #1 overall selection in the 2020 WNBA Draft by the New York Liberty. She was a standout sensation at Oregon, and Ionescu has dominated the NCAAW landscape for the last four years. The 5’11’’ senior would have been the easy choice to go #1 in the 2019 NCAAW Draft, but she decided to return to school for the 2019-2020 season.

Impact of Cancelling March Madness

Just a few moments ago, the NCAA cancelled March Madness over fears of the spread of COVID-19 (the Coronavirus disease). Here are just some of my quick opinions. I emphasize quick because by the time this article is completed, there could be multiple other changes.

Penn State Basketball: Climbing towards The “Big Dance”

“Climb with Us” has been the battle cry of Penn State Men’s Basketball for the last few years, and it has definitely been an uphill climb. The team has not been in the NCAA tournament since 2011, and they haven’t won a game in the tournament since 2001.