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American Culture Shines Through in College Hoops

After having written about the world of college basketball for two years, I submit this as my last column. I want to thank everyone who has taken the time to read my opinions, and I hope that on occasion they were insightful and thought-provoking. When I first developed the idea[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments Sports

Hoyas, Orange an Odd Couple Among Rivalries

Maybe it’s just me, but I’ve always found the Georgetown-Syracuse rivalry a little weird. Great rivalries typically emerge out of similarities and powerful historic connections, not differences. Think about Michigan and Ohio State. They are two massive, public research universities in two states that share a border. What about Duke-UNC?[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments Sports

Mountain West Rising on Backs of BYU, SDSU

Over the last few years, the Mountain West has gained attention largely as a football conference. The Mountain West has sent one team to the BCS in each of the last three years, and twice the Mountain West representative knocked off a major conference foe, with Utah beating Alabama in[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments Sports

College Basketball Heavyweights Slated to Stay on Top Next Season

1. Duke and Butler aren’t going anywhere. In the run-up to this year’s tourney, pundits liked to note how poorly last year’s #1 seeds were faring. Perennial powerhouses North Carolina and Connecticut missed the NCAA tournament altogether after having atrocious seasons, and Louisville needed a late-season surge just to make[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Sports

League Play Exposes Best and Worst

Thanks to all of you for taking a look at the first installment of Three-Point Play in 2010. A lot of basketball has taken place since our last column, so let’s take a look at some of the more notable developments. 1. The Pac-10 is pathetic. Not a single team[Read More…]

by January 21, 2010 0 comments Sports