Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Wednesday Morning Dump

Things you may have missed from Tuesday: Larry Drew blasts UNC in a freestyle rap. Venoy Overton is suspended for the Pac-10 Tournament. Rutgers coach Mike Rice got the job done. B.I.A.H preview the Big East Tournament, and the Atlantic-10 Tournament. Meet your new dance partners: St. Peter's, Old Dominion, Gonzaga, and Wofford. Princeton was on the wrong end of another posterization

- Despite receiving anywhere from 9-11 bids, Mike DeCourcy believes the Big East won't have any representatives at the Final Four

- Pat Fordes brings us a Championship Week-edition of The Forde Mintues

- Andy Glockner updates the state of the bubble just three days out from Selection Sunday

- Ryan Greene put together a must-read article on Gonzaga point guard, David Stockton. The son of Utah Jazz hero and Gonzaga alum John, had a lot to do with the Zags WCC title run. Greene also tells us that St. Mary's is down, but not out

- Graham Watson explains why "One is the lonliest number"

- Stewart Mandel wonders if the Big East will fail to place a representative in the Final Four this season

- Jason King provides a great-read on Billy Gillespie's quest to get back on the college sidelines

- Andy Glockner briefs us with tournament primers for all the major conferences

- Jeff Goodman details on the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ways of UConn forward Alex Oriakhi. Goodman also notes that Belmont is probably the last team a power-6 conference team wants to see across from them in the first round

- Despite being the No. 1-seed in the SEC conference, one coach believes the Florida Gators are a Natiional Championship sleeper team

- The 2,000-point club is becoming a crowded venue

- Notre Dame swept the Big East regular season awards

- The St. John's blog Rumble in the Garden put together a solid round table discussion on the most surprising and disappointing players of the Big East season

- Now that Providence's season is officially over, what is in store for head coach Keno Davis?

- It's never too early to preview next season, right? Here is your way-too-early 2011-2012 Horizon League predictions

- It seems like Butler was written off long ago, but the Bulldogs have once again found themselves locked in the NCAA tournament

- Tournament expansion is always on the NCAA discussion list. But right now, the 2011 tournament is top priority

- The field of 344 is whitled down to 171

- What If Sports has predicted the results of the Big East Tournament

- Lost Letterman breaks down the ten worst teams ever to make the NCAA tournament

- The Big East is so big that the only way to determine the winner is by using a handy-dandy flow chart

- Just another reason to be a D-I basketball player: Free tournament swag

- The Circle of March keeps getting smaller by the day

- What if Gus Johnson and Bill Raftery called the World Cup

You know, I studied broadcasting, and I'm not sure they taught us to divulge information like this on the air

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