Tyler Ricky Tynes

  • joined May 08, 2013
  • last login Jul 09, 2014
  • posts 97
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Covers college basketball for and the always surprising Villanova Wildcats over at VU Hoops.

Previous Experience: ESPN, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Huffington Post, Dunkin Donuts

Current Experience: Dime Magazine, SB Nation, the Citizen's Voice (PA), the Sporting News, the Barbershop

Born: North Philthadelphia

Reside: Slowly floating somewhere in Pennsylvania

Recruited: by no one

Claim to fame: winning a poll for "Best High Top Fade" over former Kentucky Wildcat, Nerlens Noel

Yearly Halloween Costume: Either Fresh Prince or Bill Cosby, college girls figure it out eventually

Believes in: Double Technicals, Backpack rapping and J.R. Smith Hall-Of-Fame Ballots

Size: 8.5

King's College Class of 2015

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User Blog

Recruiting Notebook: Brunson lists Nova in final 8


Jalen Brunson lists Villanova in his final eight schools, Trey Lowe is planning an unofficial visit to Villanova

Change started with a flash

The UMass guard has felt love and support throughout college basketball since coming out.

Big East Relocates to New Headquarters


Val Ackerman and the Big East decide it's time for a change of scenery

Where does Michigan go in the frontcourt?

While the Wolverines await NBA decisions from Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary, they lost another player in the frontcourt last week.

Iowa State gives Hoiberg a $600K pay increase

Iowa State rewards their coach

Villanova offers 2016 PF Omari Spellman


Wildcats offer 2016 PF Omari Spellman from Ohio

Villanova Commits Selected for Mary Kline Classic

Booth, Bridges and DiVincenzo selected for the prestigious Mary Kline Classic on May 31

Richard Pitino makes a name for himself

The 31-year-old coach stepped out of his father's shadow on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden as Minnesota claimed the NIT title.

Ohio State nabs transfer Anthony Lee

The Temple forward will play for the Buckeyes next season.

Old problems halt Villanova's dream season

Villanova enjoyed a resurgent season in the new Big East, but perimeter defense was again the problem on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament. It cost the Wildcats in the end.

Bracket: TRT's picks


Tyler Ricky Tynes shares his bracket

Villanova still needs to prove itself

Villanova turned in a tremendous regular season, but the Wildcats know they will be judged by how their NCAA Tournament turns out.

Film Room: Seton Hall vs. Nova Grades/Breakdown

Breaking down Villanova's buzzer beater loss to Sterling Gibbs, Gene Teague and unranked Seton Hall University

McDermott wants to play 'Nova for championship

Greg McDermott wants to see Villanova in the Big East championship

For Wright, the words of Jim Calhoun speak volumes

Jay Wright and the Wildcats remember some wise words from legendary coach Jim Calhoun

Hilliard & Ochefu named Most Improved Players


Darrun Hilliard and Daniel Ochefu named co-winners of Big East Most Improved Player award

All-Big East Awards Announced

Villanova gets five players with honors

La Salle struggles to recapture March magic

It was only one season ago when La Salle made an unlikely run to the Sweet 16. Now the Explorers are dealing with reality ahead of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

Nova/Marquette Notebook: Bell has NBA "chance"


Bell's chance in the NBA, Hilliard's love for Allen Iverson and more from Nova's game vs. Marquette

Villanova cruises past Marquette 73-56

Villanova gets school-record 26th win of the regular season behind Hilliard's career-high 26 points.

Marquette: Primer & Preview

No. 8 Villanova vs. Marquette at the Wells Fargo Center

Behind Enemy Lines: Butler Part II


BECB's Matt LaFortune joins us to talk some Butler Hoops

With Adjustments, Pageantry can be revived at Nova

#Longform alert: a petition was signed to allow Villanova students to bring rollouts and cutouts for the first time all season. It has the makings of something great for a stagnant student section.

Villanova allows cutouts, rollouts for two games

Quick post on Villanova's new rules.

Arcidiacono brings in multiple honors


Arch gets honored by the Big East and Big 5

Film Room: Providence vs Nova Grades/Breakdown


Breaking down Villanova's win over Providence in double OT

Film Room: Breaking Down Villanova's Poor Defense


An expansive film session breaking down how bad Villanova was defensively against Creighton.

Film Room: Villanova vs. DePaul Grades & Analysis


Villanova pumps out another big win, let's break down how they did it.

Oliver Purnell on Ochefu: "He's an NBA prospect"


DePaul's head coach sees Ochefu playing at the next level and more news and notes from the Big East Teleconference

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