Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points, Jamari Traylor and Perry Ellis had double-doubles and second-seeded Kansas pulled away down the stretch to beat pesky Eastern Kentucky 80-69 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.
The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.
Can Louisville repeat? Without question. The Cardinals lost Peyton Siva and Gorgui Dieng, but there’s still more than enough left over to cut down the nets in Dallas next April.
The Jayhawks have won the last nine Big 12 regular-season titles and they’re bringing in the best recruiting class they’ve had in years — but that doesn’t mean they’ll necessarily have the best team in the Big 12 next season.
Andrew Wiggins is going to Kansas. It’s huge for Bill Self. It’s huge for the Big 12. And it’s even bigger for fans of college basketball.
Andrew Wiggins, the consensus No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2013 is expected to make his college decision in the early portion of this week.
We can’t fully project next year’s Top 25 in college basketball because arguably the best player in the sport has still yet to decide on his destination.
The empire will bounce back in a major way next season. John Calipari has assembled arguably the greatest recruiting class in the history of college basketball.
The Jersey Shore will never be the same. A high-profile basketball experience will take place just moments from the Atlantic City boardwalk.