Everyone have a great Turkey Day? Excellent. Slight upset in Fort Worth last night
, with Colonial favorite Old Dominion
taking out previously unbeaten C-USA'ers TCU
79-72 in something called the Corpus Christi Caller-Times Challenge. Otherwise, the essential fabric of the college basketball universe has remained untorn for another day.How do you turn around one of the worst basketball programs in the country?
Coach Jimmy Patsos thinks he has the answers at Loyola (Md.)
, a team that would have likely had trouble beating high school JV squads last year.
Boise State is having a rough week, hoops-wise
. First, one of their players was stabbed in downtown Boise, and now another has been arrested for running around town with a stolen credit card.
Tyler McKinney, Creighton's
starting point guard received two cornea transplants
earlier this year and is back out on the court. If you're planning a vacation in Western Canada anytime soon, please remember to boil your water first.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review looks at the rivalries in that corner of the world
in light of Wednesday's near-upset by Duquesne
over West Virginia
The Des Moines Register
previews the Cyclone Challenge, which starts today in Iowa City. Teams present: host Iowa State
of the Patriot League, Stephen F. Austin
from the SoCon, and provisional D-I Northern Colorado.
Harry Statham, head coach of the NAIA's McKendree (Ill.) men's basketball team, is sitting on 878 career wins,
one short of Dean Smith's record for all-time college coaching victories. He could tie tonight.