Category: Men’s Basketball

Gillespie Clutch as Wildcats Win Big East Crown

The six-foot, two-inch guard, who was held scoreless in the first half, ended the game with 17 points, with eight of those coming in the final three minutes of play as Villanova rallied to defeat Creighton 54-48 to win the Big East championship on March 12 at Madison Square Garden.

2022 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Mar. 12

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament. This is the last projection before the actual bracket is announced later today (Sunday. March 13) evening. Gonzaga is projected to not only a #1 seed but the top seed overall in this year’s tournament. […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Mar. 12

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Mar. 12th, 2022. This will be the final regular season poll. A final rankings will be placed after the national title game in April. Murray State stays in the top position this week. The Racers won the Ohio Valley […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Mar. 12

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Mar. 12th, 2022. This will be the final regular season poll. A final rankings will come out after the national championship game in early April. Gonzaga stays at the top in these rankings, as well as the overall ranked […]

Top Seeds Survive to Meet in Big East Semifinals

Despite all efforts to the contrary, the top four seeds all survived to remain alive in the 2022 Big East Tournament, albeit in mostly dramatic fashion, being held at Madison Square Garden.

Butler, Seton Hall Win Thrillers in First Round of Big East Tournament

There has never been a shortage of exciting games at the Big East Tournament and the 40th edition of the tournament at the world’s most famous arena continued that long line of drama.

2022 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Mar. 6

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending March 6, 2022. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as a #2 seed. A total of 13 High […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Mar. 6

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Mar. 6th, 2022. Murray State stays in the top position this week. The Racers won the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament this past weekend and will be an automatic selection to the NCAA Tournament. Murray State defeated Southeast Missouri State […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Mar. 6

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Mar. 6th, 2022. Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 20th, 2022.  Gonzaga stays at the top in these rankings, as well as the overall ranked team in the […]

2022 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Feb. 27

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending February 27, 2022. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as a #2 seed. A total of 13 High […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 27

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 27th, 2022. Murray State stays in the top position this week. The Racers defeated its two Ohio Valley opponents in Belmont and Southeast Missouri State this past week as they head into the OVC Tournament later this week. […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 27

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 27th, 2022. Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 20th, 2022.  Gonzaga stays at the top in these rankings, as well as the overall ranked team in the […]

2022 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Feb. 20

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending February 20, 2022. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as a #3 seed. A total of 12 High […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 20

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 20th, 2022. Murray State moves up a spot this week to take over the the top position. The Racers defeated its two Ohio Valley opponents in Austin Peay and Tennessee-Martin this past week. Current OVC rival Belmont moves […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 20

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 20th, 2022. Gonzaga stays at the top in these rankings, as well as the overall ranked team in the Sagarin rankings. The Bulldogs defeated Pepperdine and Santa Clara in WCC play this past week. Houston stays at the […]

2022 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Feb. 13

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending February 13, 2022. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as a #3 seed. A total of 12 High […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 13

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 13th, 2022. Belmont stays in the top position this week. The Bruins defeated its two Ohio Valley opponents in Morehead State and Southeast Missouri State this past week. Current OVC rival Murray State stays at the #2 spot. […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 13

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 13th, 2022.  Gonzaga stays at the top in these rankings, as well as the overall ranked team in the Sagarin rankings. The Bulldogs defeated Pacific and Saint Mary’s in WCC play this past week. Houston stays at the […]

2022 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Feb. 6

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending February 6, 2022. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as a #1 seed. A total of 12 High […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 6

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 6th, 2022. Belmont stays in the top position this week. The Bruins defeated its two Ohio Valley opponents in Tennessee Tech and Tennessee State this past week. Current OVC rival Murray State stays at the #2 spot. The […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Feb. 6

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 6th, 2022. Gonzaga stays at the top in these rankings, as well as the overall ranked team in the Sagarin rankings. The Bulldogs defeated San Diego and BYU in WCC play this past week. Houston stays at the […]

2022 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Jan. 30

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending January 30, 2022. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as the first #2 seed. A total of 10 […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 30

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 30th, 2022. Belmont stays in the top position this week. The Bruins defeated its two Ohio Valley opponents in Austin Peay and Tennessee-Martin this past week. Current OVC rival Murray State stays at the #2 spot. The Racers […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 30

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 30th, 2022.  Gonzaga stays at the top in these rankings, as well as the overall ranked team in the Sagarin rankings. The Bulldogs defeated Loyola Marymount and Portland in WCC play this past week. Houston stays at the […]

2022 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Jan. 23

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending January 23, 2022. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as the second #2 seed. A total of 10 […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 23

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 23rd, 2022. Belmont stays in the top position this week. The Bruins after defeating SIE-Edwardsville, lost at OVC rival Morehead State this past Saturday but still stay in the top spot this week. Current OVC rival Murray State […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 23

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 23rd, 2022. Gonzaga stays at the top in these rankings, as well as the overall ranked team in the Sagarin rankings. The Bulldogs defeated San Francisco in its lone game this past week. Houston stays at the #2 […]

2022 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Jan. 17

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending January 17, 2022. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as the second #2 seed. A total of 11 […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 17

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 17th, 2022. Gonzaga starts out this poll not only in the top spot but also the top overall ranked team in the Sagarin rankings. The Bulldogs have Power Six wins over the Big 12’s Texas and Texas Tech, […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Jan. 17

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 17th, 2022. Belmont is in the top position in this first poll CSJ has conducted this season. The Bruins have started the season at 14-4 with wins over the Missouri Valley’s Drake and Evansville, as well as the […]

Former Georgia Tech Head Basketball Coach Bobby Cremins Lives Out Dream

The platinum blond hair made Bobby Cremins one of the most easily recognizable figures in college basketball. The success he had in turning collegiate basketball programs around made him one of the best coaches in the history of the game.

Women’s Basketball, Men’s Basketball to Share Same Court In Never Forget Tribute Classic

A unique college basketball doubleheader returns to the hardwood with the renewal of the Never Forget Tribute Classic.

Jimmy V Classic: Villanova Controls the Boards in Defeating Longtime Rival

The renewal of a longstanding rivalry between two former Big East Conference foes put all the is good about college basketball on full display in front of nearly 15,000 fans as No. 6 Villanova defeated Syracuse 67-53 on Nov. 9 in the nightcap of the 2021 Jimmy V Classic at famed Madison Square Garden.

College Basketball Returns to Famed Madison Square Garden for Jimmy V Classic

In a city known for its rich basketball tradition on the asphalt courts that abound on nearly every street corner, college basketball takes center stage once again with the annual Jimmy V Classic.

Champions Classic Opens Men’s Hoops With Exciting Duke, Kansas Wins

The 2021-22 season tipped off Nov. 9 at Madison Square Garden with the 11th annual Champions Classic with Duke and Kansas both picking up victories to get their seasons underway in front of 18,132 spectators.

College Basketball Blue Bloods Invade Big Apple for State Farm Champions Classic

There is perhaps no better place to tip off a new college basketball season than at the world’s most famous arena. Putting four of the most storied programs in history on full display only fuels the excitement as the nation continues reopening after nearly two years of uncertainty.

NCAA Announces Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Bracket For 2021

The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket was announced on March 14th. The #1 overall seed was from a High Major in Gonzaga, who is the only undefeated team through the regular season. The NCAA tournament begins Friday, March 19th with the four First Four games and will continue through to the national championship […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Mar. 14

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Mar. 14th, 2021. This will be the final regular season rankings as the NCAA Tournament begins later this week. A final rankings will be published after the national championship game on April 5th. Colgate moves into the top spot […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Mar. 14

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending March 14th. This will be the final regular season rankings as the NCAA Tournament begins later this week. A final rankings will be published after the national championship game on April 5th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings and stays […]

2020 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Projections-March 13th

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament for games through the week of March 13th. This will be the final projections before the actual tournament bracket will be announced later today, Sunday March 14th with this year’s tournament being fully located in the […]

2021 CSJ Sagarin NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Projections-Mar. 7

The CSJ’s NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament using the Sagarin rankings to field of the 68 teams that make-up the tournament are currently projecting Gonzaga as the overall number one seed for the week ending March 7th, 2021. Another High Major team in Houston is also projected as the second #2 seed. A total of eight […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin Mid-Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Mar. 7

Below are the Top 25 Mid-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Mar. 7th, 2021. Toledo moves into the top spot this week despite splitting its two MAC conference games this past week–losing at Central Michigan and defeating Ball State at home. The Rockets now will play Ball State again in […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin High Major Men’s Basketball Top 25 – Mar. 7

Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings, as well as overall, based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending March 7th. Gonzaga remains atop the standings and stays as the #1 team overall after not playing a game this past week. Gonzaga plays Saint Mary’s in the WCC Conference Tournament semi-finals tonight. Houston remains […]