Saturday, March 24, 2007

Roundup: Spanning the Internets . . .

. . . so you don't have to.

A couple of interesting items, by way of Big East Hoops

Ken Pomeroy picks UNC as a 3 point favorite (64%). FWIW, UCLA was a nearly identical underdog today.

A UNC blogger reports that someone named King traveled in George Washington's win against Vanderbilt. Credible source, that.

Nike's one shining moment? Not so much.

And if you didn't get a chance to see the end of today's Div. II basketball final, try here or here. Incredible.

Sunday additions

Hack the Bracket
provides a nice preview of the game. Ken Pomeroy discusses what he expects for the game pace.

Good article in the Star-Ledger debunking some "Prince-town" offense myths:
"He had a lot of trust in his players," said Max Schafer, a freshman point guard on [the 2004] Ivy championship team. "He instilled a faith in us, so we weren't constantly looking over to the sidelines for what we should be doing. That was tremendous from a player's standpoint because you felt you had total control of what you were doing. You didn't have a coach who was micromanaging your every move."

"I've said from the beginning that I don't want to have just a good team," Thompson said. "I don't want to be a cute pick. I want to get to the point with this program where it's not the cute, trendy thing to say Georgetown, but it's a foregone conclusion that you're going to say Georgetown."
Sill waiting to hear good news about the injured UNC student (Charlotte Observer).

Camille Powell and Mike Wise offer slightly different takes on the Thompson family (Wash Post).


  1. Looks like the "UNC blogger" has it right to me. Maybe it was corrected. Guess you are beyond making mistakes? Smartass blogger, you.

  2. Thanks for fixing your typos!