college basketball

Basketball

God Help Us if Zion Williamson Keeps Knocking Down Threes

We all know the Duke phenom can dunk, but if he develops into a threat from outside...hoo boy.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.9.19
Red Cards Presented by Ryot

The Mysterious Murder of an NBA Hopeful

Colorado State graduate and NBA hopeful Wendell Lee, Jr. was shot dead outside his girlfriend’s home in 2015. In this episode of RED CARDS we speak with Lee’s family and others tied to the case to try and make sense of this seemingly senseless bloodshed.
VICE Sports Staff
12.18.18
Red Cards Presented by Ryot

Pee Wee Kirkland: The Streetball Legend Who Chose Drug Trafficking over the NBA

In this episode of RED CARDS, we meet Richard "Pee Wee" Kirkland, an icon of Harlem’s early street basketball scene. Given the chance to play professionally, however, Kirkland chose a career in drug trafficking instead.
VICE Sports Staff
12.11.18
college basketball

UConn, for the First Time in Forever, Plays the Role of Underdog

In a Final Four rematch against Arike Ogunbowale and Notre Dame, Geno Auriemma's Huskies find themselves in unfamiliar territory.
Howard Megdal
11.30.18
Basketball

Let's Watch Zion Williamson Do Amazing Things

The 6'7" Williamson is just an 18-year-old playing for Duke. But it seems like he was sent down from Mount Olympus.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.15.18
march madness

Arike Ogunbowale Wills Notre Dame to Bonkers National Championship Win

The junior guard hit a pair of buzzer beaters in a Final Four weekend you won't soon forget.
Howard Megdal
4.2.18
march madness

Meet Omari Spellman, Villanova's Renaissance Man

Spellman is a poet, hopeful novelist, and the best three-point shooter on the highest-scoring team in the country.
Tim Casey
3.30.18
march madness

Grant Hill Q&A: 'I Wouldn’t be Shocked if Loyola Cuts Down the Nets'

The former Duke star, and newly-minted Hall-of-Famer, talked about famous dunks, why everyone hates Duke, and what it's like boozing with Bill Raftery.
Patrick Sauer
3.29.18
march madness

A'ja Wilson's Career Was Game-Changing for SC, and Life-Changing for Her

In four years, A'ja Wilson turned Dawn Staley's South Carolina Gamecocks into a national power.
Howard Megdal
3.27.18
march madness

The Ecstasy and the Agony of Loyola-Chicago's Cinderella Story

The curtain has been pulled back in sports so much that not even Sister Jean can distract us from the exploitative nature of college athletics.
Dave Lozo
3.26.18
French Zaguette

Gonzaga Basketball's French Connection

Sixty years ago, Gonzaga recruited the tallest college basketball player in the country from France, a nation not known for basketball. Over the years, the Zags have helped change that.
Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff
3.22.18
NCAA tournament

5 Horrible Ways the Sweet 16 Will Disappoint Us

The opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament was perfect, so now we are destined for misery.
Dave Lozo
3.20.18
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