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Scotter had the good fortune to grow up in Chicago during the 90s, and has contributed statistics orientated commentary to SBN's Blogabull since 2006. As a young basketball geek he didn't think twice about watching the 1995 NCAA Championship game, and he immediately fell in love with both the women's game and the UConn program.

Being a long distance fan of UConn has become dramatically easier over the last 15 years, and he'll try to find original and interesting ways to write about women's basketball most covered team, while also keeping an eye on the rest of WCBB as well as the professionals playing overseas.

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Someone besides the Bulls actually wants Pete Myers


Pete Myers is supposedly going to leave the Bulls after all these years and join Mark Jackson as an assistant coach. Would anyone have expected anything less from Jackson?


Trade Boozer for Turkoglu and Redick?

I'm not someone in the dump Boozer camp, but Blogabull poster bryield brought up Carlos Boozer's friendship with Dwight Howard recently.   There's been a fair bit written about that friendship in...


A Simple Trade to Alleviate Some Issues: Kirk Hinrich

I figured I would propose a simple that the Bulls actually should be able to agree to in principle by the draft.  A trade that does not rely on a team deciding to trade their best player or a team...

UConn Escapes Notre Dame with a Win Thanks to the Play of Moore and Faris


UConn's women's basketball team escapes with a 79-76 win over Notre Dame: Game Story and Analysis

2010: The Year UConn Has Shined the Brightest


2010 ended with a loss for UConn, but in some ways it is fitting that the streak came to an end just before the door closed on 2010 as it was a year where a single college basketball program was...

USA Basketball Creates Even More Familiarity for Stanford and UConn


UConn and Stanford face off tonight, but their players have often spent time wearing the same red, white, and blue uniform.

What can statistics tell us about how good UConn will be this season?


Now we've seen the University of Connecticut take on a team ranked second in the country in Baylor, a team everyone agrees is a serious national championship contender because of the presence of...

Beyond Moore: A Look at the UConn Roster


This season is a different kind of challenge with UConn likely to remain near the top of the food chain, but not necessarily as the apex predator. Maya Moore individually consistently impacts every...


Statistics: UConn Players' Career Offensive Efficiency

I thought during the college off season I should share a bit from the statistics archive I've created over the last several years.  After some playing around with internet archives I was able to...

A Tale of Two Teams


Two teams with clear playoff aspirations -- the Connecticut Sun and Minnesota Lynx -- began the season without several key players. Did both teams keep those those playoff aspirations alive without...

The Seattle Storm: Potential Possibilites


Will the Seattle Storm's new bench carry them back to the top of the WNBA? A look at the upcoming season.

The Connecticut Sun: Gambling on the Present


Outside of the serious championship contenders is there a team that has created higher expectations than the Connecticut Sun? The team signaled playoffs or bust by giving up their chance at a...

Phoenix Mercury: A Look Ahead


The defending WNBA champions return seven of the nine rotation players from their playoff run last season and their fast paced style will obviously be returning as well, but the Phoenix Mercury...

UConn: DePaul Recap and St. John's Preview


Wednesday night DePaul got behind UConn by ten points five minutes into the first half, but stayed in the game until the final minutes of the first half by making shots and not letting UConn open...


January Advanced Statistics

I figured there might still be some interest in this.  If people really want the splits from the previous months I'll put them together. Janurary 2010 USG% TO% eFG% TS% ORtg D...

Notre Dame and UConn Preview: Closing the Gap


Notre Dame and UConn Preview: Can an undefeated Notre Dame team take down UConn?

UConn and the Best of the America East Conference: Striving for Perfection


Ultimately, the styles may have been different for University of Hartford and the University of Vermont, but both teams found similar results on the scoreboard. Vermont lost to the University of...

WBCA Classic Recap: UConn Solidifying Post-Montgomery Identity


How did the three WBCA Classic tournament games benefit UConn? It was a chance to continue to build a new team identity. Since the season began the players have talked about finding that new team...

UConn's Solid Start With Two Guard Front: What's the Verdict After Three Games?


After three regular season games, at the very least UConn has done nothing to indicate that its unanimous #1 ranking was undeserved. But after three games, one against an opponent ranked in the top...

Can UConn Meet Expectations While Searching for Both a Leader and a Point Guard?


Can point guard be the most important position on the court even if having a great player at that position doesn't matter very much? Perhaps, and University of Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma does...

The Evolution of the WNBA


Charting how the WNBA has changed over time, and a new level of play.


The Evolution of the NBA

I watched a lot of NBATV this summer.  I watched Jerry West and Elgin Baylor trying to carry their team against the Celtics.  I watched Chamberlain and Russell play each other.  I watched the...


A Few WNBA Finals Thoughts

The Mercury are averaging roughly the same amount of points in the regular season and the playoffs (92.8 vs. 93.5) I looked at the Mercury regular season performance and realized that the M...


Replacing Renee Montgomery: UConn's offense this season

What will the UConn Huskies do without point guard Renee Montgomery? Can they even approach the same level of play as last year?

Mario Austin to play for the Bulls' summer league team


Apparently Mario Austin is back on the Bulls radar. He was drafted in 03' and has been decent in Europe. The Bulls still own his rights so he's a minor asset that could be included in trades or used to fill in the bench after a big trade. Maybe he just wants out of Europe or maybe the Bulls are actually interested in getting some value out of their long lost 2nd round pick.


Salmons: One season fluke?

Was John's season a fluke?  I've seen this the question asked quite a few times.  A player suddenly shooting the ball better at age 29 does raise serious questions, but I think there's a decent...


Getting Back on Board with Gordon

For awhile now I've been resigned to Gordon leaving because resigning him looked like it would create more long term problems than it solved from my perspective.  Especially because I wanted the...


March BOP

[Note by your friendly BullsBlogger, 04/05/09 5:00 PM CDT: From the fanposts. -ed. ] Here's Basketball on Paper stats for March.  I included Feburary as well for easy comparison. Feburary U...


How I've been thinking about the future.

I started out skeptical of the 2010 plans because of the roster and salary structure of the Bulls, but the coup Paxson pulled off at the trade deadline has made 2010 an almost undeniable fact.  As...

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