A Graphic Super Bowl

January 29, 2018

In a week, a parade will be scheduled in Boston or Philadelphia to celebrate a Super Bowl championship team. For now, the days, hours, and minutes tick away until the kick-off of the 52nd NFL championship game. Parties are scheduled. Analysts offer their predictions. Anticipation builds. With so much attention on the big game, you can feed your sports hunger at ESPN with its buffet of insights, videos, images, stats,…

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Passing Opportunity: Wildcats Lead Nation in Assists

January 26, 2018

Earlier this season, ESPN basketball analyst Jay Bilas handed out midseason honors and singled out the Davidson Wildcats as the best passing team in the country. (Full article here: http://es.pn/2EcWOed). Bilas cited the team’s exceptional passing, putting them ahead of top-ranked teams like Villanova and Kansas. The numbers back up Bilas’s assessment. Coach Bob McKillop’s motion offense has set the pace for a high-octane Wildcats team this season, with almost…

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Hustling for a Stat

January 23, 2018

In basketball, you often hear of players that have the “intangibles” or a “knack for the ball.” Some might not fill up the box score with points, rebounds, and assists, but still get consistent playing time because they help the team. Shane Battier, Duke Blue Devil legend, is the most famous example. He did not always have the stats to back his minutes on the court. However, he played in…

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