Preseason College Basketball Rankings: #20 Virginia Tech Hokies

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Virginia Tech had an interesting season last year. They had a total of eight games canceled last year due to COVID-19 issues. Between February 7th and the start of the NCAA Tournament, the Hokies only played three games. Three. They had a strong team (As evidenced by their win over #3 Villanova in November), but […] READ MORE


Preseason College Basketball Rankings: #21 Florida State Seminoles

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LWOS continues its preseason top 25 countdown with the Florida State Seminoles. Leonard Hamilton’s team comes into the 2021-2022 season looking completely different than when we last saw them in March. Four of the top six minutes-getters from last season’s team are now in the pros. The program has been so great over the past […] READ MORE



Preseason College Basketball Rankings: #23 Tennessee Volunteers

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The Tennessee Volunteers Last season ended up being a disappointment for the Tennessee Volunteers. The Vols lost some games that they should have won and got bounced in the Round of 64 in March. Then they lost their top two scorers from last year, Jaden Springer and Keon Johnson, to the NBA. Both of them […] READ MORE


Preseason College Basketball Rankings: #24 Houston Cougars

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We continue the Preseason College Basketball Rankings series with the Houston Cougars. Kelvin Sampson has Houston as good as they’ve been in almost 40 years. Over the past four seasons, Sampson’s squad has gone 111-24 and made it to the Final Four last season. Houston hasn’t been this good for this long since Guy Lewis […] READ MORE


Washington Wizards 2021-2022 Team Preview

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The 2020-2021 Washington Wizards were not very good. The unfortunate part about that is that it was pretty much expected. Washington finished with a 34-38 record, when 1-1 in the play-in tournament, and lost their first-round series to the Philadelphia 76ers in five games. Their regular season record was a nine game improvement over the […] READ MORE


Preseason College Basketball Rankings: #25 Oklahoma State

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This is the start of my new series, which is the Last Word On Sports preseason top 25 rankings for men’s college basketball. Starting today we will be releasing a new team each day leading up to the start of the 2021-2022 season. We’ll start at #25 and work our way all the way up […] READ MORE


Belmont Moving To Missouri Valley in 2022

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The Belmont Bruins announced on Tuesday that they will be joining the Missouri Valley Conference in 2022. The Bruins will be the MVC’s 11th member. The Bruins are entering their 10th, and now final, season as members of the Ohio Valley Conference. What impact does this move have on the conferences and Belmont themselves? Belmont […] READ MORE


Emoni Bates’ Impact On Memphis

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Emoni Bates committed to Memphis on Wednesday over Michigan State, Oregon, and the G-League. Bates, the #3 recruit in the 2021 class, reclassified into this class earlier this month. Before that, he was the #1 prospect in the 2022 class from the start. The 6’9″ small forward from Ypsilanti, Michigan was originally committed to Michigan […] READ MORE


NBA Draft Busts Series: Jonny Flynn

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Another one of the biggest NBA draft busts is Jonny Flynn. He really good in his two seasons at Syracuse, averaging 17.4 points and 6.7 assists per game for the Orange as a sophomore. He then declared for the 2009 NBA Draft. You can find the other NBA Draft Busts here. NBA Draft Busts: Jonny […] READ MORE