Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska and vice-presidential candidate, has caught some criticism at a recent convention for apparently writing notes on her left hand. Who knows what she really recorded on the all-natural notepad. Perhaps some notes to not forget in her speech or maybe just a reminder of what to do or not to do…
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Troubled times in Austin – Tommy Mason-Griffin led the way with 24, Cade Davis added as the un-ranked Sooners added to Longhorns’ misery. Texas went on to get crushed by Kansas Monday night. Rick Barnes crew is almost in free fall mode. They have lost five of seven and look terrible doing it (Not that there is any good way to lose five of seven). Monday night, Kansas hooked 22 straight on the Horns.
The National Basketball Association by way of St. Lawrence County, New York – that is a short list. I am on that list. I do not know if anyone else is on that list, but I am on it. Here is an even shorter (if it can get any shorter) list – guys from St. Lawrence County, New York who have played…
This team made three Elite Eight appearances in the 90s and won 12 NCAA Tournament games in the decade, but they have not won a game in The Dance since 2001. By winning their conference tournament, they have qualified for the field of 65 the last two years.
4. West Virginia
Singler went nine for seventeen, including eight of ten from behind the three-point arc as the Blue Devils avenged the earlier loss 86-67. Singler finished with 30 points, two assists, a steal, and five rebounds for the night. With that win and another over Boston College, Duke took over possession of first-place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Maybe I need my antenna adjusted, but I am having a difficult time putting Kobe ahead of Mr. Clutch on my personal pantheon of NBA greats. Okay, Kobe has 25,246 points as opposed to West’s 25,192. It’s important to note that West played 932 games. Kobe has suited up for 999. Something tells me points were more difficult to come by in West’s time. Certainly, money was a lot more difficult when West made his way. I’m thinking Jerry was not afforded as much time to train in the off-season. He probably needed to work jobs to make ends meet.
Xavier ranks twentieth in tha nation scoring 80 points per game. Dayton holds opponents to 62 points. The Flyers have out-rebounded opponents by 9.9 over the last eight games. Dayton is 13-3 when winning the war on the boards. Xavier’s reound margin is 3.7.
Canisius is tied for fourth in the MAAC. Siena leads the charge with a 12-0 ledger. Niagara beat Loyola on Sunday, but the Purple Eagles have dropped three of the last four. Canisius fell to Iona on Monday. The Griffs have split their last six games.