Photo courtesy of ESPN.com. Iona point guard Scott Machado (pictured above) has been simply sensational all year long and will make some noise in March.
By Josh Kramer
Want to hear a cool name? Try “Machado.” Now many of you are probably confused as to why I would share a cool name with you. Granted, the vast majority of you are already aware of plenty of cooler names. For example, God’s Gift Achiuwa. And though God’s Gift is having a stellar freshman campaign for a very young St. John’s team, a man by the name of “Machado” is absolutely stealing the show in the MAAC (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Currently, the Gaels sit atop the “Mighty MAAC (it is not really mighty but I like the sound of the expression)” and are a likely tournament team.
Now many of you are probably still scratching your heads as to where I am going with this. Well a few weeks ago, I had the distinct pleasure of introducing you all to Creighton star, Doug McDermott. A star that is making it rain from long-range in Omaha like Kyle Korver did back in 2002/2003. Well today, I am going to introduce you to another big-time player that could make some real noise at the “March Dance” and beyond. Meet Scott Machado. Continue reading
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Earlier today, highly touted JUCO star God's Gift Achiuwa (pictured above) out of Erie (N.Y.) Community College committed to St. John's for next season.
I realize that the NFL Draft is only a few hours away. I will be glued to my television set just like everyone else in hopes that my team will set themselves up well for the future. Lets hope that future is sooner rather than later (things are beginning to look that way). But in College Hoops today, Steve Lavin and the Johnnies received a big time commitment. Continue reading
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