The NCAA & the FBI

Not to diminish the assistant coaches named yesterday in this FB investigation of NCAA basketball bribery and corruption at some of its member schools, but if Louisville really does fire its 2-time NCAA Champion coach Rick Pitino he will be the biggest scalp the FBI’s gotten without even naming him yet. I’m inclined to think …

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The blue-bloods fought to the last

If you didn’t see the last few seconds of the UNC-Kentucky game today, here they are: Carolina is up 73-70 with 11.1 seconds to go, Kentucky’s got the ball. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #Elite8 — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 26, 2017 Not quite Grant Hill to Christian Laettner, but a pretty amazing finish nonetheless.

Again no Final Four for the Arizona team

This is getting really tiresome. Xavier beat Arizona tonight in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen. In the last 2:40 of the game the Wildcats couldn’t stop the Musketeers and couldn’t score themselves as Xavier went on a 9-0 run and won 73-71. Arizona led 69-61 and couldn’t hold on. Arizona hasn’t been to the Final Four …

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Women’s Final Four Hoops

As expected, the UConn Huskies demolished the Oregon State Beavers in the first women’s semi-final game today. In the second game, Syracuse leads Washington 43-31 at halftime. Does anyone else find it odd and a little surprising that all four teams in the Women’s Final Four are coached by men?