Category: Denzel Yard

We’re Reading: Pete Iorizzo

At this point, what else is new; lots of good stuff from the man, the myth, the legend, Pete Iorizzo the last few days– Fran’s comments on Yard, tickets flying out the box office, and getting ready for Niagara is all covered over at the Times Union. Our Niagara preview will be out later tonight [...]

Yard Suspended

According to Pete Iorizzo’s blog, Denzel Yard has been suspended indefinitely due to academic shortcomings. Read »

Opinion: Position Grading – PG

Now that we are almost one-third of the way through the regular season, here is the first post in a position by position grading of the players’ performance so far. Let’s start with the point guard. What more can you say about a Ronald Moore who averages nearly an assist per game more than Kentucky’s [...]

Thoughts On The Brink

Peeking over the edge on the cusp of greatness, while searching the present for clues to the future. You can take a look at my season ending essay to get a feel of what I was thinking going into this essay. I’ve been working on other writing projects, and working in general like we all [...]

Wednesday: Practice Notes

Barring any injuries, the starters opening the season to no suprise will be Ronald Moore, Clarence Jackson, Edwin Ubiles, Alex Franklin, and Ryan Rossiter. Kyle Downy and Owen Wignot appear to be the front runners for coming off the bench for the shooting guard/small forward positions. Stephen Priestly and freshman O.D. Anosike are competing for [...]

Keeping Fran

My phone blew up on Friday night when it was announced that former Texas A&M Coach Billie Gillespie was relieved of his coaching duties at Kentucky. Most recently, Fran has been heard across the nation, on ESPN Radio, on WFAN in New York, and on his regularly scheduled local programs in the Albany area. Right [...]

Siena Inks Three

O.D. Anosike, Jonathan Breeden and Denzel Yard have all sent in their National Letters of Intent to become Siena Saints next season. From Anosike, a 6-foot-8, 205-pound combo forward from New Jersey averaged 16 points and 11 rebounds his junior year at Saint Peter’s High School for Boys in Staten Island. He is expected [...]

Scouts Inc. Grades Denzel Yard

Scouts Inc. (courtesy of, was rated 75 / 100 for a College Hoops recruit. That makes him the #132 ranked Shooting Guard recruit in the country. Yard, a lefty, has very good quickness which he uses to put pressure on defenses by constantly driving the ball into the paint. Yard’s solid ball-handling skills only [...]

Siena Gets 1st Verbal

The Philadelphia Daily News is reporting that Denzel Yard has verbally committed to Siena. Yard is a PG listed at 6’0″ 170lbs and was being aggressively pursued by Siena. He will potentially enter into the class of 2013. [Article]