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Top 10 CBB Coaches Heading Into 2017-2018

As I went to rank who I think the top 10 college basketball coaches are heading into this year, what you can’t judge with a stat is what a guy does with talent. I think even in basketball that’s a little bit easier to assess when you’ve only got five guys on the court at […]

Steve Fisher and 30 for 30 Coach Cal

Steve Fisher retired from San Diego State this past year. How will you remember the Steve Fisher era? Will you remember him as a good coach, a great coach, a roller out of basketballs and adult supervision? I think you’re obviously always going to go right to the Fab Five, right? Ask Coach Cal and […]

My Top 10 Teams As Of Tonight

1. UCLA – Best win anybody’s had by far when they took out UK in Lexington, and have done nothing since to invalidate that. Questionable defensively but that offense just might be good enough to make it irrelevant. 2. Villanova – Something about them has me thinking no repeat but there’s still a lot to […]

Kentucky Thoughts

– If you’d told Tom Izzo before the game that MSU would outrebound UK and get 17 points from Kenny and Nick versus 10 for all five of UK’s post players combined, I suspect he’d have figured MSU had a very good chance to win. Didn’t happen, obviously. – The defensive gameplan was sound and, […]

My Top 5 Teams

As with anybody else doing these things, it’s an imprecise “feel” test to one degree or another. I think it always has to be some combination of resume and “eye test,” and I’m no different in that regard. Based on what I’ve seen and what teams have done, this what I’d go with… 1. Michigan […]

Looking At The AP Top 10…Lots And Lots Of Questions

I have no big beef with the rankings…they seem pretty reasonable to me at this stage. What becomes obvious in looking at these teams is how wide open this season should be, though. UNC – They seem to have pretty much everything you want…experienced point guard, size, athleticism, depth. Yet, since the 2009 title team, Ol’Roy seems […]