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In the news
March 15th, 2014

Mercer Returns To The Big Dance

The Mercer Bears are going to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1985. Head coach Bob Hoffman joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the reaction.

Only a blog
March 6th, 2014
By Zoë Sobel

Wichita State: Do They Deserve To Be No. 1?

Wichita State is 31-0. Are they really as good as their record shows? OAG’s Zoë Sobel looks into the Shockers’ postseason prospects.

Feature
March 1st, 2014
By Greg Echlin

Wichita State’s Baker Has Tiny Kansas Town Buzzing

Wichita State is the first team in college basketball history to win 30 regular-season games in a row. Greg Echlin brings us the story of Shockers’ star Ron Baker and the loyal fanbase in the tiny Kansas town he calls home.

Featured Movie
November 9th, 2013

‘Bernie and Ernie’ Highlights Friendship

Bernard King and Ernie Grunfeld were one of college basketball’s most outstanding tandems. Their friendship was captured in ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary, “Bernie and Ernie.” Director Jason Hehir joined Bill to discuss the film.

Featured Book
November 2nd, 2013

‘The Sons Of Westwood’ Revisits UCLA’s Basketball Dynasty

In ‘The Sons of Westwood,’ John Wooden, UCLA, and the Dynasty that changed College Basketball,’ John Matthew Smith presents a complex portrait of the iconic coach. Smith joined Bill Littlefield to discuss his book.

Interview
November 2nd, 2013

Forde Breaks Down College Hoops’ Top Teams

The NCAA basketball season has tipped off. Pat Forde joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the upcoming season.

Commentary
August 14th, 2013

Jerry Lucas Letting Go Of $500,000 In Basketball Memories

After finding a closet full of memories, Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry Lucas opted to put his awards and memorabilia on the open market. But as Doug Tribou notes, Lucas’ accomplishments are far from forgotten.

In The News
April 6th, 2013

Coaches, Athletic Director Give Rutgers A Black Eye

Rutgers men’s basketball coach Mike Rice lost job this week after video surfaced that show him using slurs, kicking players, and throwing basketballs at them. Friday, athletic director Tim Pernetti resgined. Bill Littlefield talks with Sports Illustrated’s Andy Staples.

Feature
April 6th, 2013
By Greg Echlin

Collectors Commemorate James Naismith

For 75 years, the winner of the NAIA basketball tournament has received the Maude Naismith Trophy, named after the wife of basketball inventor Dr. James Naismith. Many Naismith artifacts scattered are throughout the U.S. and Canada. As Only A Game’s Greg Echlin reports, some feel that Naismith’s collection should be concentrated in one location. The question is where.

In The News
April 6th, 2013

Cinderella Or Not, Wichita State Into Final Four

Wichita State is back in the Final Four of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1965. The ninth-seeded Shockers topped No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 2 Ohio State along the way. Austin Colbert of The Sunflower, Wichita State’s student newspaper, joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the Shockers’ run.

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