Month: February 2017

As we say goodbye to February, and hello to March, with all due respect to those of you who believe that things other than tournament basketball are the best sporting events, to me it’s Christmas time because in my humble little opinion there is nothing like tournament basketball.  That applies to all levels from the […]

In less than 40 years, the Big East Conference has had a profound impact in allowing certain universities to achieve athletic success that frankly seemed out of reach. The greatest example of that is Virginia Tech and now there are three largely forgotten basketball schools that are reaping the same benefits. The Big East was formed […]

Last night the Connecticut Women’s Basketball team set an NCAA Record that will likely never be matched, must less exceeded and they aren’t finished yet.  With a  win over South Carolina at home in Storrs, Connecticut the U-Conn Lady Huskies won their 100th straight game.  Their last loss was in November of 2014 at Stanford.  Since […]

One thing stands true about College Basketball.  It just never disappoints.  One thing struck me when watching  Virginia and Villanova (the team many pundits point to as the best in the country) last weekend, that this was a late January NCAA Tournament type game.   Same with Kansas and Kentucky.  Big win for the Jayhawks, only […]