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5 problems in college basketball that aren’t really problems at all


November 11, 2017

Smart college basketball experts like Jay Bilas and Fran Fraschilla have recently written treatises about how to cure college basketball.  The unfortunate truth that renders their well-intentioned thoughts unnecessary is that it isn’t sick. Rick Pitino’s ouster at Louisville, indictments against assistant coaches, shoplifting in China, and academic fraud at North Carolina have coaches piously posturing and […]

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Hoosiers “weak” in near record setting loss – now comes growth


November 11, 2017

If anyone needed proof that life isn’t a movie, last night’s opening night debacle for the Archie Miller Era at Indiana stands as solid evidence. No one other then Indiana State coach Greg Lansing would have approved the script that had the Sycamores hitting 17 of their first 22 three-pointers to win 90-69. Miller was […]

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NCAA’s College Basketball Committee will waste its time and ours


October 12, 2017

It would be nice if college basketball could move past the cheating that unnecessarily taints the game, but if the construct of the committee empaneled but the NCAA to study and correct corruption is any indicator, it will never happen. NCAA president Mark Emmert announced the formation of the 14-person committee yesterday, and it lacks […]

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