Eric Fawcett

Sons of Naismith | The Gonzaga Myth

Gonzaga is poised for a 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, and the narrative around college basketball will be when, not if, Gonzaga will choke. The reputation of march madness choking has follow Gonzaga for over a decade, and I would love to take a look back and prove that they are not chokers like everyone says, proving it with numbers and anecdotal evidence. The tournament starts in 3 weeks, so I'd love to bang this out relatively quickly and maybe have it posted in 2 weeks? Maybe ambitious but I could get at it quick.

Sons of Naismith | Tip Off

125 years after Canadian Dr. James Naismith created the game of basketball, his sons are permeating the game more than he could have ever imagined. This past se...

Mid-Major NCAA Darlings

      The Marshall Thundering Herd. The Bowling Green Falcons. The University of Detroit Titans. The Eastern Michigan Eagles. &nb...

Eric Fawcett

Writer

Eric hails from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His blend of sports and comedy has landed his words on ESPN, Bleacher Report, CBS Sports, and others. He loves zone defences, the extra pass, and a 30 second shot clock. Eric scribes a column called Sons of Naismith, looking at NCAA basketball from a Canadian perspective.