1. Musings from the Bald Prophet: A Midwest Renaissance and the Third BP Top 25

    Five random thoughts 1) The Big Ten has had some issues in the arena of college hoops, but this year will result in a return to prominence...

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  2. Musings from the Bald Prophet: West Coast Whoops and the Second BP Top 25

    Five random musings: 1) Does Gonzaga's Matt Bouldin realize that every time you make an outlandish prediction, it comes back to bite you like a rabid pit bull? After the Matt Stone ...

    Marc Daley Written by Marc Daley about almost 6 years ago 164 reads 1 comments

  3. Musings from the Bald Prophet: Davidson, Northwestern, and the First BP Top 25

    Before we get to the initial BP (Bald Prophet) top 25, I offer five random thoughts for your enjoyment. 1) There is no reason Kentucky shouldn't start DeAndre Liggins right now...

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  4. A Rose By Any Other Name - The Day After The NBA Draft

    As I return from hiatus, here are five observations about the freshman graduation ceremony that was the NBA draft...

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  5. Similar in Name Only: A Comparison of Chris Lofton and Dennis Rodman

    Chris Lofton didn't tell anyone besides his parents and coaches that he was battling cancer. Dennis Rodman told the reading public that he masturbates twice a week...

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  6. Big Blue Times Two: Why The Giants Need Two Kentucky QBs

    At the midway point of the 2007 college football campaign, Kentucky quarterback Andre Woodson was being touted as a possible first round draft pick and Windy City fans were hoping for his arrival - if for no other reason to send Rex Grossman packing...

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  7. Golden State Warriors: Baron Davis Benched in Must-Have Game

    Imagine a situation where you're part of a sales team trying to convince a Fortune 500 client to agree to a long-term deal to purchase your company's products...

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  8. The Memphis Pros Smell Like a (Derrick) Rose over UCLA Bills

    Hindsight is a cruel gift. You realize that focusing on one flaw can obscure the total picture. In doing so, I proudly pronounced that there was no way Memphis would be able to overcome ...

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  9. Blue Period: University of Kentucky Mourns Two of Its Own

    One was an institution, affectionately named "Mr. Wildcat," for his decades of service as the equipment manager for the University of Kentucky basketball team. Of course, one sentence can't sum up his accomplishments...

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  10. BREAKING NEWS: Patrick Patterson Leaves Kentucky for Duke

    Kentucky freshman forward Patrick Patterson, whose stellar debut campaign was cut short by a foot injury, stunned fans across the Commonwealth with his announcement that he will leave the program to play for rival Duke and coach Mike Krzyzweski...

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  11. NCAA Final Four: Four Heroes of the Four Top Seeds

    Despite a heck of an effort from Davidson, history was made Sunday as the death of Cinderella was announced on the college hoops scene. Many of the underdogs weep at the sight of four one-seeds competing on Saturday...

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  12. NCAA Sweet 16: And A Baby-Faced Assassin Shall Lead Them

    Stephen Curry has genetics and a shot honed by constant repetition on his side. He also has the benefit of four teammates who understand that he is their main option and do everything smart ...

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  13. NCAA Sweet 16 Action: The Chalk Asserts Itself

    Not a thing came to light in yesterday's action, so I offer some unsolicited advice to those who fell by the wayside of steaming favorites...

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  14. 2008 NCAA Tournmaent Second Round Action: It's Better Than Yesterday

    OK, obviously UNC is loaded and Memphis' free throw percentage....blah, blah, blah.We learned that1) Davidson had a nice home court advantage for a 10 seed. So did South Alabama...

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  15. NCAA Second-Round Action: Part II

    So what have we learned?UCLA had a championship performance tonight. Quit scoffing. 95 percent of the teams in Division I would have been waving white flags down by ten to a rising Aggies squad...

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  16. NCAA Second-Round Action: First Three Games

    So what have I learned so far?I have learned that constantly updating brackets for the benefit of my fellow readers means absolutely nothing in terms of furthering my own goals of winning pools and increasing my wealth...

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  17. Live from the Living Room (Barely): The Last First-Round Games!

    Indiana and Arkansas are close but the game has been temporarily stopped when Hoosier gastropod DeAndre Thomas attempted to eat hygiene-challenged Arkansas center Steven Hill and regurgitated on center court...

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  18. Live From the Living Room: First Friday Evening Session

    As Tim Brando does the worst Marlon Brando impression ever he is excommunicated from all further Brando family gatherings and we have blowouts in all four contests...

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  19. Live from the Living Room: Second Friday Afternoon Session

    South Alabama and Butler are back and forth, Jags with a one-point lead. Texas in command early. G'Town and UMBC close early.Mike Green picks up his second foul for Butler and they have to go with the inexperienced Sean Van Zant...

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  20. Live From the Living Room: The First Friday Afternoon Session

    Ah, the promise of a new day! How great thou art! My Siena is an awesome Siena. OK, enough of the platitudes. Let's get down to hoops. We start off with what should be the most competitive block of games...

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  21. NCAA Live From the Living Room: Last Thursday Session

    Tonight's games: Notre Dame vs. George Mason, Wisconsin vs. Cal State-Fullerton, UCLA vs. MVSU, West Virginia vs. Arizona McAlarney starts the bowl (ball) rolling for Notre Dame. This should be a fun one to watch...

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  22. NCAA Live From the Living Room: First Thursday Evening Session

    Got a late start tonight so we'll have a quick recap of the action.Belmont is giving Duke everything can they handle and are only down seven at the half.Winthrop and Washington State are tied at the half...

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  23. Live From the Living Room: Second Thursday Afternoon Session

    Games - KENTUCKY V. MARQUETTE, BAYLOR V. PURDUE, KENT STATE V. UNLV, ORAL ROBERTS V. PITTSBURGHGreat start for the 'Cats. Up 10-6 at the first break.Once again UK is taking down to the wee seconds of the shot clock...

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  24. Live from the Living Room: NCAA Thursday First Afternoon Session

    Rather than doing a "live" blog from the living room I will comment on the games as they happen while interspersing thoughts as my bracket collapses. FIRST BLOCK OF GAMES - GEORGIA V...

    Marc Daley Written by Marc Daley about over 6 years ago 1,169 reads 5 comments

  25. Bracketbreaker Pick:Butler

    Before I begin, I don't think any of the "Cinderellas" are going to delay midnight any further than the round of 16...

    Marc Daley Written by Marc Daley about over 6 years ago 417 reads 1 comments