Tag: Delon Wright

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The Barack-et on Verge of Elimination

When the brackets were announced Gallup measured a net positive job approval rating for President Obama. Since then, Obama has dropped to a -9% (43% approve, 52% disapprove).

Yanick Moreira

Best March Madness Predictor? Value Add 14-2

Best Madness Predictor? If you went with the Breitbart Sports published brackets for each region you are a strong 12-4, but if you simply took the team with the best Value Add player in each game you are definitely winning your bracket at 14-2.

Seth Tuttle

College Basketball’s Top 100 Players

Seth Tuttle (Northern Iowa) and Fred VanVleet (Wichita State) of the Missouri Valley moved into the top 10 at www.valueaddbasketball.com, while D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera (Georgetown) moved within 0.01 of giving the tough Big East a top-10 player.

Willie Cauley Stein AP Photo by Nam Y. Huh

Bluegrass State Boasts Half of Top 10 College Basketball Players

Louisville’s Terry Rozier, Eastern Kentucky’s Corey Walden, and three Kentucky Wildcats give the Commonwealth of Kentucky the majority of the top nine players in the country in the new ratings released by www.valueaddbasketball.com.

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Best Offensive Player Edges Best Defensive Player in Rankings

The best offensive player on the best offensive team (Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin) scored 23 points against Indiana Tuesday (9-12 from floor, 5-7 from line, 3 assists) to pass the best defensive player on the best defensive team (Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky) as the top center in basketball.

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Delon Wright Making History at Utah

Utah’s Delon Wright is on pace to join Duke’s Sheldon Williams (2005-2006) and Davidson’s Stephen Curry (2008-2009) as only the third player to finish in the Top 5 in two seasons at www.valueaddbasketball.com.

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The 100 Best College Hoops Players

The Big 12 and Big East rank as the best top-to-bottom, the Pac-12 has the best player in Delon Wright, and Kentucky has seven of the top 100, but the ACC and Big 10 combine for 24 of the top 100 players.

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Kentucky Duo, Son of ‘The Glove’ All-Americans at Break

Defense dominates the All-American team at the break. Kentucky’s duo underneath held UCLA Saturday to 3 of 37 shooting in the first half to rank as the best center and power forward, while the son of Gary “the Glove” Payton of the same name remains the only player in the country among national leaders in seven of eight categories.