Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.
Jim Larranaga’s team has had a banner season, but they’ll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season — this time with Ryan Kelly — to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.
The NCAA revealed Wednesday that schools spend as much as 12 times more per athlete than they do for student. The study revealed the spending gap is the largest in the Southeastern Conference and smallest in the Mountain West Conference.
The University of Miami men’s basketball team hasn’t cracked the Top 25 yet, but is receiving votes thanks to a 3-0 start in conference play. But the Canes have a long way to go before they get anywhere near the top of the polls.
The Michigan State Spartans have battled early season injuries, and Wednesday night’s loss was part of the healing process.
The Big East will lose one of its most recognizable institutions as Notre Dame announced Wednesday that it will move all of its teams, except football, to the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Twelve university presidents are the only things that stand between major college football and a historic playoff.