Today is the most opportune day to offer my FREE book on College Basketball Comics. That’s because the wildly popular annual NCAA men’s national basketball championship tournament culminates in tonight’s championship game in Minneapolis. From mid March through early April, … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT Fab 5 sports blog recalls one of the best freshmen classes in the history of NCAA college basketball. Their Fab 5 nickname sounded more like the popular Beatles band from the 1960s. Instead, the catchy moniker heralded the … Continue reading
What seems like a reference to the popular 1960s Beatles band is actually a nickname for the most important recruiting class in the history of college basketball.
The University of Michigan’s legendary Fab 5 recruiting class had four of the top ten 1991 NCAA basketball recruits. Members of the Fab 5 all become future NBA players. The precocious quintet advanced to the NCAA Championship finals in their first two years.
The Fab 5 succeeded on the court at the University of Michigan, but the players left an even bigger mark off the court.Continue reading