When you see your first game of the year on the TV, do not adjust your set. All "exempted tournaments" and some exhibition games will be played under experimental rules
, which include a 20'6" 3-point line (9 inches farther out), a wider lane with weird angles, and an NBA-style no-charge zone under the basket. Old friend Bill Herrion weighs in
. My opinion? Keep the 3-point line, lose the trapezoid.
The NABC Classic
tips off today in Albuquerque. Round-robin format, each of the four teams will be guaranteed three games.
The official Mid-Majority policy is that the coaches' and writers' polls are never published, analyzed or acknowledged, but highly regarded Mississippi State had some trouble
with MAAC middleton Fairfield
last night in the Coaches vs. Cancer tournament.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
asks, "Where have all the shooters gone?"UMass
coach Steve Lappas, his job on the line, enters the spin zone
and talks about the Minutemen's chances in the Atlantic 10 East.The epic story
of CvC participant UC-Riverside's
search for the right mascot. "The student-athletes approached the department administration and told them that they 'didn't want a teddy bear in a dress'."