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Atlantis Thoughts

Some quick thoughts on the three days in total. – I said before the tournament started that 2-1 would be a success. It is. For this team, the conditions they’re playing under in terms of travel, depth, etc. it’s a positive. It actually played out the way I was inclined to think it would in […]

Quick Battle For Atlantis Thoughts

– This has become my favorite of the Thanksgiving tournaments to watch, eclipsing Maui. They consistently have strong fields, so the games are competitive, and there’s something about that heavy blue light in the ballroom they play these games in that gives it an extra “something.” It just LOOKS different than any other games you’ll […]

Mid Major Mania

I reference Power 5 plus 3 (Big East, American and A-10) pretty frequently as having an elevated significance and I think that’s accurate. However, every year we see stories develop from “other” conferences. Some are familar names (Gonzaga, Wichita State) and some less so, but in an age of increasing parity, and perhaps especially this […]

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 […]