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Thad Matta, Buckeyes embrace Ohio St. as a ‘football school’

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Thad Matta is an honest man. Aside from that one time back in 2004 when he told the entire Xavier University community he was staying at the Atlantic 10 school, only to sneak out in the middle of the night and head up to Columbus, Matta is a guy that doesn’t seem to shy away [more]

Rick Pitino learning he can change, still find success

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On the surface, Rick Pitino is a bad man. He dresses slick, is incredibly sarcastic with the media and rarely wastes an opportunity to use punishment as a teaching opportunity. It’s this approach that makes him one of the more recognizable, if not best, head coaches of the past 25 years. But if there’s one thing [more]

Hard to root for John Calipari, but not because of his past

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When John Calipari trots out to “On, On, U of K” in the Mercedes Benz Superdome on Saturday night, a nation will stand unified and root against him. While Kentucky is unquestionably the wildest and loudest college basketball fan base in the country, not even the state they represent will be completely behind them. Unless you [more]

Which guys might be the unsung Final Four hereos?

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In 2003 it was Kansas’ Michael Lee. In the 2005 National Championship game it was Jack Ingram (who?) of Illinois. Last year it was whatever rim Butler was shooting at. Every few years we get a guy that rode the pine or was inconsistent in the regular season. By tourney time, you weren’t expecting much [more]

10 things you must to do prepare for Kentucky – Louisville

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Sorry Ohio State and Kansas. As good as your game might be, there’s just not enough hype to go around for everyone leading up to this weekend. Even if you don’t carry an allegiance to Kentucky or Louisville, that’s no excuse to not  fully envelop yourself in the first of two Final Four games this [more]

Refs rob Ohio State-Syracuse audience of an even better game

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BOSTON – When the inevitable question about the officiating was posed to Jim Boeheim during his post-game press conference, the Syracuse head coach mumbled just two words: “No comment.” Despite the brevity, Boeheim’s response was everything needed to tell us how he really felt about the stripes. The officiating in Saturday night’s game was awful…and [more]