The Atlantic 10 may have lost brand name schools like Temple, Xavier, and Butler, but everyone else in the league improved since the end of last season.
Was it really less than a year ago that an article came out crushing Ben Howland and the UCLA program? Boy how times have changed.
A road game at Saint Joseph’s is an arduous way to begin play in a new conference, but the Bulldogs will be far from intimidated.
Let me say this: I like Cuonzo Martin’s team in Tennessee. But they won’t make the NCAA Tournament.
This is a major opportunity for UCLA. The Bruins have yet to earn a marquee victory in the non-conference portion of their schedule and the Tigers will enter Pauley Pavilion as the seventh-ranked team in the country.
Temple is at their best with Khalif Wyatt at the point.
I believed in Colorado. I had already seen the Buffaloes about a half-dozen times this season and thought they had what it took to push Kansas in Lawrence on Saturday. Boy was I wrong.
Ramone Moore scored 21 points and Juan Fernandez added 17 to lead Temple to a 78-60 win over Saint Joseph’s on Saturday.