The Multi-Million Dollar Game

Kyle BunchSenior Analyst IMarch 20, 2008

(Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images, left; Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

In a game that could potentially mean a difference in several millions of dollars for O.J. Mayo and Michael Beasley, depending on how well they play, Kansas center Darnell Jackson reminds us that it takes a whole team to win. “Mayo and Beasley, you got to give it to them, the guys are great players," he said.  "But you can’t win a game with one player. It’s a team.”

Tipoff is scheduled for 4:20pm today (3/20). Former Stanford coach, Mike Montgomery, shows a great diagram of how USC runs isolation for O.J. Mayo. But from that, we expect to see him feeding Taj a lot today — he is in that hungry beast mode we love to see him in. A Star Turn: Mayo and Beasley Ready to Square Off [NY Times]