George Mason's psychic RPI (PRPI?) has doubled in the 10 idle days since their Coaches vs. Cancer adventure in Winston-Salem. Before coming up just short in overtime against formerly nationally-rankedWake Forest
, they surgically dismantledCalifornia-Irvine
. UCI, as you might remember, went on to throttleStanford
up at their place.Valley power Creighton nearly derailedWVU's
Pittsnogle Express in March (a 63-61 first-round loss), and open the season in the shadow ofUNI's
expectations. You know that they'll be bringing the Funk
to the Patriot Center tonight. And then there's that burgeoning CAA vs. MVC thing, a who's-the-best-mid-major-conference debate that will dominate sport talk radio right around 2008. As some old-timey radio announcer might say, "Hide the matches grandma, some barns are gonna burn tonight!"