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Category: College Hoops

Good Uni-Watching Opportunities at Pats’ Parade

Screen shot by @TheOldTry; click to enlarge Pretty cool cross-sport moment during the Patriots’ Super Bowl victory parade yesterday, as backup quarterback Danny Etling wore a Larry Bird throwback jersey …

USF Unveils New White and Black Unis Saturday

By John Ekdahl This past winter, USF dumped Under Armour and inked a new eight-year deal with Adidas. The deal includes over $1 million in bonuses for both merchandise purchases …

Gone Too Soon: Cincinnati’s Late-’90s Sleeveless T-shirts

[Editor’s Note: Ticker assistant Alex Hider is back with another installment of his “Gone Too Soon” series. Enjoy. — PL] By Alex Hider Every time I took the court for …

Who Needs a Frankenjersey When You Have a Frankenblazer?

Photo by Derrick Paul, @WestVirgyinzer It was an all-Mountain State affair last night in San Diego, as Marshall and West Virginia faced off in the second round of the NCAA …

A Brief History of Pants-Splitting

Click to enlarge Phil had a one-sentence item in yesterday’s Ticker that I want to expand upon today, namely the news that Providence coach Ed Cooley split his pants during …

High School Team Wears College Jerseys

Here's New Boston being introduced … in Ohio uniforms? Due to a mixup, the Tigers are wearing Bobcats jerseys in the game. Both New Boston and South Webster brought white …

DePaul Adds Chicago Flag to New Arena’s Roof

On Wednesday afternoon I was yakking on the phone with Chicago Tribune sportswriter Phil Thompson, who was interviewing me for this story about the Bulls’ new alternate uniform. The uni …

Time for the Annual College Hoops Preview

Click to enlarge Don’t look now, but the college basketball season begins this Friday. That means it’s time for the annual Uni Watch College Hoops Season Preview, which will have …

Adidas at Center of Emerging College Basketball Scandal

Click to see larger, clearer version As you’ve probably heard by now, 10 people connected to college basketball were arrested on federal corruption charges yesterday. If you’re looking for a …

Draft Day Tradition

Click to enlarge The Timberwolves have never had good uniforms, but they do have one of the best uni-related rituals in all of sports: Each year they mark the day …

When Irish Eyes Were Smiling (ND Hoops ’77-’81)

Click to Enlarge [Today we have a guest entry from reader Chris Geis, which is *almost* timely — today being the day after St. Paddy’s Day. Enjoy! — PH] Notre …

Michigan Wins While Wearing Makeshift Practice Unis

Bizarre scene yesterday in DC, as the Michigan basketball team took the court wearing yellow practice jerseys, navy shorts, and a hodgepodge of different shoe designs for a Big Ten …

Which One of These Uniforms Do You Prefer?

So here’s a question: Yesterday I tweeted the before and after photo pairing shown above. The shot on the left is last year’s Princeton basketball uniform, and the one on …

Michigan Unveils New Hoops Unis

By Phil Hecken Last evening, the University of Michigan unveiled their new basketball uniforms for the 2016 season, with what I have to say was about a little fanfare for …

Uni(tard) Watch: Pirate Edition

Last week I wrote about how Iowa’s basketball team had worn unitards (well, at least in practice, although not in a game) back around 1989 or ’90. Today we can …