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The Environment Of Ewing’s Hiring As Georgetown Head Coach

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By Ryan Touhey,

Basketball hall of famer and New York Knicks legend Patrick Ewing, will return to his grassroots later this year, as he was named the new head coach of the Georgetown Hoyas last week on April 3. Ewing, the first Hoya to be selected first overall in an NBA draft back in 1985, played for Georgetown from 1981-85 and led them to three NCAA Championship games in his four years of eligibility.

Bracket 68 – Week of January 28, 2017

By Nick Puricelli,

Three teams in the Top 4 lost on Tuesday night shaking up the top 4 seeds once again for Bracket 68. #1 Villanova, #2 Kansas, & #4 Kentucky all lost on the road which will drop Villanova and Kansas out of a number one seed. The one constant comes from the best team in the west, 20-0 Gonzaga, remains the only undefeated team remaining. We’ll also look at the 2 teams to get hot, 4 higher seeds to lose early, and well look at the Mid Major of the week that involves a 50 point performance.

Bracket 68 – Week of January 7, 2017

By Nick Puricelli,

Bracket 68 is a weekly column getting you ready for the NCAA tournament. Each week will cover all four number one seeds and teams who can get hot in the tournament. Also, we’ll look at higher seeded teams who can lose early, and also look at mid major teams who can make a tournament run. Conference play is in full swing and every team is striving to be ready when march madness arrives in two months.

New is Good in the Big East

2016 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game at NRG Stadium on April 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas. Credit - Getty Images

2016 NCAA Men’s Final Four National Championship game at NRG Stadium on April 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas. Credit – Getty Images

By Regina Robinson

Many of the Bigs of the old Big East are no longer in the conference. The rivalries aren’t as intense, and team’s show brotherly support for their conference mates. But Villanova’s Kris Jenkins threw up the shot that gave this version of the Big East instant cred. People are fickle, but we are reminded at tournament time that everything new can be just as good as the old. Here are 10 reasons:

NYC Basketball Vintage: The History of New York City Basketball

NYC Collage Vintage

By Chris Ramirez

New York City basketball is the place of real basketball. The game gets highly emotional, the trash talking, and the crowd gets into the game. For over 50 years, basketball has been a hotbed in the New York City area. All season long, there is a basketball league going throughout the five boroughs indoor and outdoor. People from across the United States come to play and watch the games in the city.