The last 28 days have been something of a penance for Mark Few and his Gonzaga Bulldogs.
It’s a Big 12 / SEC matchup at Bud Walton Arena on the campus of the University of Arkansas when Rick Barnes brings his 11-2 Texas Longhorns to Fayetville to square off with John Pelphrey’s Razorbacks who enter tonight’s game 11-1.
Amidst all this brouhaha college hoops has entered conference play the time to see if there are any counterfeit bills amongst the currency – to sort through the truth and the not so true – to distinguish the degrees of truth and decide if there are any lessons to be learned.
Last year the Bruins survived 80-75 on the Duck pond in Eugene. Some changes have taken place since then – Kevin Love (who spurned Oregon’s recruiting advances despite his father playing for Oregon in the 70s) and Russell Westbrook are now earning paychecks in the NBA.
The Big East began conference play earlier this week with a bang as a young but talented Georgetown team went on the road and thoroughly handled the pre-season Big East Champions UConn Huskies 74-63.
In the coming weeks college basketball fans will have a chance to see how numbers play out on the hard wood.
Being the son of a legend is never easy. Just ask Pat Knight, son of Bob Knight – especially after your team gets whacked 111-66.
Setting: 2:00 EST – The Pete Maravich Assembly Center is the location for a match-up between Washington State and Louisiana State University – two schools from major conferences that might struggle getting multiple at-large bids in the 2009 NCAA Tournament. Currently the PAC-10 has two teams in the AP’s top 25 (#13 UCLA and #20 Arizona State) while one SEC team shows up in the rankings (#16 Tennessee).
With the NFL entering its final week, there are many questions yet to be answered. Will the Lions really go winless this year? Will Drew Brees break Dan Marino’s passing yard record? Which mediocre team will win the AFC West? What will Bret Favre’s depressing post game press conference look like? But with all those […]
Setting: 9:30 EST tonight – It’s a Big 12 – Big 10 throw down in the cheese state as #9 Texas (9-2) travels to Madison for a two-step with Wisconsin (9-2).