Ben Swain

College Basketball contributor

Ben Swain is the co-host of the best-selling college basketball podcast, The Walk Ons, and is a featured contributor to, Twitter, and Facebook. He lives in Durham, NC, is a rabid ACC xenophobe, and is best known for being the guy who attends Duke football games.


Bill Walton's jacket is exactly what you'd expect

The NCAA gets really hardcore about guerrilla marketing at the NCAA Tournament, but that didn't stop Bill Walton from endorsing peyote at the Oregon game. Bill Walton's jacket today: t...

DJ Stephens jumps higher than you

Congratulations to Matthew Dellavedova for making the One Shining Moment reel on Day 1.

The New Mexico State Fighting Gyllenhaals?

Photo credit: Thearon W. Henderson / Getty Images

30th Anniversary of the Greatest Air-ball Assist

It didn't have the importance of Whittenburg-to-Charles in 1983, but it was a nice airball/assist nonetheless.

Joe Willman: March Madness' first star

Bucknell's Joe Willman has 20 points on 10-14 shooting in a tie game against Butler, but RED BEARD! Joe Willman is the original Joe the Plumber. — Chris Hatfield (@_ChrisHatfield) March...

Marshall Henderson vs. Coach K

An Ole Miss/Duke matchup would have never worked because of the seeding, but it sure would have been fun to watch two of the most polarizing figures in college basketball on the same court....

Is TruTv the new Russell Athletic Bowl?

We're good. Gained a little weight. You? RT @sportspickle: Hello again, truTV. How has your last year been?— truTV (@truTV) March 21, 2013

2013 ACC tournament preview

A look ahead to the players, teams, and story lines to watch in Greensboro as the ACC prepares to crown their 60th champion.

Duke Seniors Cap Off Eventful Career in Cameron

Duke faces Virginia Tech tonight in what will be the last home game in an eventful career for Duke seniors Mason Plumlee, Seth Curry, Ryan Kelly and Todd Zafirovski. Here's a look at their most memorable home games.

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