Showing posts with category "ncaa basketball"

NCAA Super Slam 2011

93 total points.  No, it was not Bowling Green Junior High v. South Warren Middle School, a game from the 1930s, or Dean Smith using the "four corners"

August 17, 2022
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general

March Madness Is Here Again! Are You Ready?

Who knew that we will need a bit of madness when the entire world is getting back to normal.

August 12, 2022
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ncaa; basketball

Minimum Age for the NBA Players

Former player and current TV analyst Steve Kerr propose raising the NBA minimum age from 19 to 20 in a recent Grantland column. His argument is simple. The

August 15, 2022
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labor markets

Sports Commissioners in the "Gangster" Era

"I talked to that whole staff. I said this is my city. I'm cut from a different cloth. None of them guys on their team is like me. I let the whole staff know

August 9, 2022
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david stern

The Media and Sports Royalty

The web buzzed this morning over John Calipari's remarks concerning Duke's flopping, USA Today, Huffington, ...

August 9, 2022
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media

Scheduling Thoughts: PGA Tour & NCAA

A couple of articles, both related to scheduling, caught my attention recently.  First, Bob Harig at ESPN ponders "Why the No Shows for the PGA Tour Opener?".

August 14, 2022
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general

Coaching Ambition and Folly

As WKU recently endured a humiliating home beatdown by Louisville, my thoughts turned to one of the assistant coaches on the Louisville bench -- Ralph Willard

August 13, 2022
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manager efficiency

Best of the Rest: NCAA Performance Outside "Big Six" Conferences

Four years after George Mason Wins the Lottery, Butler has reached the thin air normally reserved for teams from the "major conferences." Their success

August 18, 2022
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ncaa; basketball

More Big 10 Expansion Talk - Does Basketball Matter?

Following up on Brad's post about Big 10 expansion plans, it looks like the football coaches in the Big XII have no idea what's going on in Expando World.  At

August 11, 2022
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big 12

NCAA Seeding -- A Lot of Noise

The 2013 NCAA tournament has afforded another experiment on whether the seeding process incorporates much more noise than signal.  For those following the

August 16, 2022
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ncaa; basketball