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Morehead State basketball avoided a pause on their way to an OVC Championship
Pandemic Profiles: Morehead State Basketball Gets Better On Their Way To A Title

This summer, Last Word on Basketball looks to profile college basketball teams and their journey through a season played during a pandemic. Our previous installment took a look at Vermont from the America East. You can also check out prior installments, starting with Cleveland State. The next program in our series is Morehead State basketball. […]



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Charles Bassey
2021 NBA Draft Profile: Western Kentucky’s Charles Bassey
Lawrence George - Jul 26, 2021

After a devastating injury in 2020 that forced him to redshirt his sophomore season, Charles Bassey had a tremendous year at Western Kentucky. The big man averaged 17.6 points, 11.6 rebounds, and 3.1 blocks in his comeback season overcoming adversity to put himself in a position to be selected in the 2021 draft. 2021 NBA […]

Trey Murphy
2021 NBA Draft Profile: Virginia Forward Trey Murphy III

Trey Murphy III is an interesting wing prospect who has shot up the draft in recent weeks thanks to his elite catch and shoot ability. Blessed with nice size at 6’9 and a 7’0 WINGSPAN, the 21-year-old averaged 11 points and 3.4 rebounds 50 percent shooting, 43 percent from three, and 92 percent from the line. […]

Nah'Shon Hyland
Nah’Shon Hyland 2021 NBA Draft Profile

Nah’Shon Hyland is a fearless scorer with unlimited range. Initially projected as a 2nd round pick, Hyland’s performance at the NBA Draft combine saw his draft stock rise considerably. Hyland enters the 2021 NBA Draft almost certain to be taken in the first round. Nah’Shon Hyland 2021 NBA Draft Profile College Career Hyland played two […]

Jalen Suggs 2021 NBA Draft Profile

Jalen Suggs is a freshman guard that gained national popularity as he led the Gonzaga Bulldogs to the National Championship Game this April. The second-team All-American from Saint Paul, Minnesota is looking to make an impact on an NBA roster right away. Suggs is a big name entering the 2021 NBA draft.  Jalen Suggs 2021 […]

Luka Doncic Slovenia
Luka Doncic Shines Bright In His Olympic Debut

While many of you were sleeping, Luka Doncic was putting on a show in Tokyo, lighting up the Games in his Olympics debut. Less than 24 hours after the stars of Team USA were made to look mortal, Doncic’s talent shined brighter than ever against Argentina. Putting up 48 points, 11 rebounds, and 5 assists […]

Xavier basketball had a tale of two seasons due to their multiple COVID pauses
Pandemic Profiles: Xavier Basketball Faced a Tale of Two Seasons

This summer, Last Word on Basketball looks to profile college basketball teams and their journey through a season played during a pandemic. Our previous installment took a look at Morehead State from the OVC. You can also check out prior installments, starting with Vermont. The next program in our series is Xavier basketball. Travis Steele just […]

New Orleans Pelicans Face A Big decision With Lonzo Ball On the Clock
Lawrence George - Jul 25, 2021

With the draft quickly approaching, the New Orleans Pelicans face big decisions this offseason as Lonzo Ball is due a contract extension. Franchise stars Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram have openly expressed their desire to continue playing with Ball, further complicating matters for General Manager David Griffin. Ball will get paid this Summer but will […]

France Shocks Team USA: Olympics Preliminary Round

Team USA lost in stunning fashion to France in the preliminary round of the Olympics Men’s Basketball tournament. Evan Fournier showed up big for France, leading the way with 28 points. France Shocks Team USA: Olympics Preliminary Round First Quarter The United States started strong in the opening quarter. They were strong defensively early on, […]