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Matt Cianfrone, editor

Matt grew up in New Jersey where his love for basketball developed before heading to the University of Georgia for four years. After graduating with a degree in journalism and the start of a blogging career he moved back to New Jersey and is now in the process of getting a teaching certificate to teach high school English and coach basketball while still blogging about the NBA.

Chris Barnewall, Staff Writer

I am a student at UCF and I've spent my entire life living by the beach watching shuttles go into the air. If I'm not watching basketball I'm usually playing video games or on my twitter account.

Andrew Montanye, Staff Writer

I am currently attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and am pursuing a degree in Broadcast Journalism. When I am not doing school work or working, I am watching basketball, playing basketball, basically trying to learn the game more than I do already.

Rick Stone, Staff Writer

Currently a student at UNLV. I am the undisputed leader in Austin Rivers rants. I do love talking the basketballs. I'm usually either live tweeting the games on my Twitter or posting giggle-worthy GIF's.

MontaWorldPeace, Staff Writer

Matt gets weirded out by writing about himself in the third person, but he believes he shows his dedication to the craft of basketball journalism by bearing the embarrassment for a full four clauses. He did a great job with this, and that is what makes him qualified.

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