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John Calipari heads to Basketball Hall of Fame while the arguably more deserving Tom Izzo waits

by Kent Sterling This argument on the day of a National Championship that could have featured both Kentucky’s John Calipari and Michigan State’s Tom Izzo, but doesn’t. is whether Izzo should have beaten Calipari to enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame. The Hall is expected to announce this morning that Calipari has been elected [...]

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Breakfast with Kent – Sterlings split on Wisconsin vs. Duke; Pacers roll with PG-13′s return; Cubs still can’t score

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Kentucky loses to Wisconsin, but the Andrew Harrison postgame issues are fine by me

by Kent Sterling Twenty year old kids are going to behave erratically when forced to shake hands and answer questions immediately after an emotional loss. When Kentucky’s dreams of an undefeated National Championship run were ended late last night at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Wildcat players were crestfallen.  They knew their run to perfection had [...]

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Indiana Basketball – Commitment of Thomas Bryant gives reason for hope in 2016; that’s not always a good thing

by Kent Sterling The narrative changed a little bit today, but that doesn’t mean the reality will be any different for Indiana Basketball in 2016. As I sit watching Michigan State’s season wither at halftime, thinking about what it would take for Indiana to return to the Final Four for the first time in 14 [...]

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Final Four Weekend – Kentucky, Wisconsin, Duke, Michigan State, and Lawmakers ready to cut down nets in Indy

by Kent Sterling Now that the Indiana State Legislature and governor have learned arrogance never pays, now the nation can turn its attention to basketball rather than a neanderthal attempt to marginalize the LGBT community.  Ignorance was revealed, corrected, and now Indiana has enacted its first protection of LGBTs as a class. Winning comes in [...]

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Breakfast with Kent – Can Kentucky lose in Final Four? Pacers George Hill continues fight; Cubs sign awful; Shaka to Texas

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Indiana Basketball – Two possible roads to success for Hoosiers are on display in this Final Four

by Kent Sterling The road to this Final Four was paved in one of two ways.  Kentucky coach John Calipari has developed a system to acquire as much talent as possible, enacting it immediately upon arrival in Lexington, while the other three either built or continued a culture of excellence that regenerates each year. Indiana [...]

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Breakfast with Kent – Pacers fall despite George Hill, Thomas Bryant closer to announcing, Jay Williams misstates IU’s success

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Indiana Basketball – Brad Stevens to Texas would be Hoosiers worst nightmare

by Kent Sterling Seth Davis tweeted a name he has heard linked to the Texas Basketball opening – former Butler coach Brad Stevens. When I read his tweet, so many thoughts raced through my mind a pen and paper weren’t able to contain them.  The first was that Hoosier Nation’s collective head would explode if [...]

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Breakfast with Harry – Pacers lose tough one, Protesters headed for Indy, Tom Ricketts has Harry pissed

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