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The Vortex League: NBA Analysis

With the coronavirus suspending the NBA season through 19 weeks and change, a picture of the Vortex’s Fantasy Basketball season was nearly complete. Yet, even with the season cut short, a clear winner can be acknowledged. Led by 4 of the top 9 average point scorers in the league, Brendan’s

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How much does the pick a player was drafted tell about his projected career?

Greg Oden. Anthony Bennett. Andrea Bagnani. Kwame Brown. Markelle Fultz? While it's no easy task to be in an NBA front office leading up to draft night, fans certainly put all the pressure on teams for poor draft choices despite the fact that most "terrible draft picks" were picked at an

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Houston Likes Their Odds for a 2018 Title

 Starting out the 2017-2018 season, the NBA odds for the season told a familiar tale; Golden State and Cleveland were favorites to win it all again. However, as the season has progressed, the Houston Rockets have worked their way into the equation, largely in thanks to a MVP-worthy season by point guard

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Ivy League Playoff Scenarios

March Madness has arrived right on time in the Ivy League, with the second to last day of regular season games possibly hinting at what could come in the second Ivy League Conference tournament. Earlier tonight, Princeton and Brown faced each other, with the winner guaranteeing themselves a chance to

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The Unique Ivy League Conference Tournament Format

Beginning March 10th, the Ivy League Men’s Basketball Conference tournament will commence for the only second time ever. Quite a shocking thought given that every other conference in Division I has long held their own conference tournament and the winner receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament later in

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Boston College follows upset over #1 Duke with a win against Columbia

Boston College looked to follow up their massive 89-84 upset win against former #1 Duke with a similar performance against the Columbia Lions. Columbia was 1-9 heading into the matchup. BC trailed early in the game, again relying on three pointers for much of their offense. They shot 8 for

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BC Upsets Duke in Spectacular Fashion + Exclusive Player Interviews

Since 2007, Boston College has amassed a record of 50-121 in the ACC and a 141-191 record overall. They’ve only made the NCAA tournament once in the last 10 seasons, and they’ve struggled especially with conference games throughout coach Jim Christian’s four year tenure. Coming off of a week’s preparation,

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Should Steph Curry Shoot Free Throws While Chewing His Mouthguard?

During the 2015 NBA playoffs, the Wall Street Journal published this article detailing the difference in Steph Curry’s free throw percentage with his mouthguard both in and out of his mouth. According to the WSJ research team, Curry made 198 out of 214 free throws while his mouthguard was out

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