Learn About the Holes in St. John's Zone Defense →
HoopSpeakU has an interesting piece up analyzing the holes in St. John’s young, athletic, but still learning zone defense. Worth a read for anyone who enjoys the Xs & Os behind how teams play the game.
No Love Lost For Mizzou...
Thanks to @KansasSports for tweeting this out tonight. No love lost out there in the heartland… Update: this is an actual photo from tonight’s exhibition game. Not all that much different.
It was funny because when we were going over there I didn’t know what to...– Worst part of this quote? UCLA’s Josh Smith calling things from the 1980s “old” in his discussion of the LA Sports Arena, where the Bruins will play 14 ‘home’ games this season while Pauley Pavilion is renovated.
I probably won’t miss too many of the Big 12 trips, but I’m...– Colorado senior forward Austin Dufault on the change from the Big 12 to the Pac-12 during Friday’s Pac-12 Media Day. What, Stillwater and Ames don’t match up with Seattle and Tempe?
Whether you’re a fan of the team or not, I think we have recognizable players…...– Former Duke superstar Grant Hill, a freshman and sophomore on Duke’s back-to-back national title teams in 1991 and 1992, referring to the documentary on those teams that he and Christian Laettner are developing with Turner Sports.
ESPN Releases Its College Basketball Schedule →
ESPN released its full college basketball schedule across its family of networks. Honestly, there isn’t anything particularly remarkable about it since we already have seen team schedules for several weeks now. On the other hand, if you are trying to figure out which college basketball game you are going to watch on December 11th to get your basketball fix because there won’t be a NBA...
Guess We'll Know Why If UConn Gets a Bad Draw...
Jeff Hathaway, the Connecticut athletic director who was ‘invited’ to retire by new president Susan Herbst earlier this year, has taken a job with the Big East Conference and will thus be able to stay on as the Chairman of the 2011-12 NCAA Men’s Basketball Selection Committee. All we can say about that is that we hope Jim Calhoun’s team isn’t looking for any...
Obama to Attend Carrier Classic →
We were wondering why we received an online application form on Wednesday that is the most comprehensive we’ve ever seen to get a credential to the Carrier Classic. Now we know.