Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Iowa State, SMU & MoreIowa State needs to get back to the way they initially built their program under Fred Hoiberg -- taking transfers.
Vanderbilt Coach James Franklin Under Fire For Saying Assistants Need Hot WivesWhat to look for in an assistant football coach: a solid grasp of the X's and O's; inspiration and fire; the ability to squeeze the last drop out of young talent. And if you're Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin, an attractive spouse.
Syracuse Advances Past Kansas State, Into 'Sweet Sixteen'Scoop Jardine's 16 points helped lead the #1 seed Syracuse defeat the Kansas State Wildcats, 75-59. The Orange advance onto Sweet Sixteen.
Rothstein Files: What Fab Melo's Absence Means; Breakdown Of The NCAA East And Midwest RegionsAll of a sudden, the Orange have a completely different look heading into the NCAA Tournament.
Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College HoopsIsn't it amazing how the Tarheels started the season as the unanimous top team in the country and now people barely even acknowledge that they exist?
Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College HoopsJohn Calipari has never lost at Rupp Arena since he's been the head coach at Kentucky. And that trend will likely continue on Saturday against the Commodores.
Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College HoopsIf you like Big East basketball, Cincy-Marquette is a must watch.
Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops The return of Orange center Fab Melo ensures that Madison Square Garden will be a pro-Syracuse crowd, like usual.
Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops NotebookLet's face it, if the three pointer by Indiana's Christian Watford rimmed out at the buzzer on December 10th against Kentucky, we'd be talking about the possibility of the Wildcats going through the season undefeated.
Rothstein Files: Stallings Likes Where Vanderbilt Is Headed Plus Other NotesKevin Stallings isn't always an optimist. Ask him about a future opponent and he'll tell you his concerns.
On HBO's 'Real Sports,' Marcus Dixon Recounts Journey From Jail To JetsMarcus Dixon tries not to think about the 15 darkest months of his life. All that lost time in prison. All those tears. No football. No freedom.
Rothstein Files: Five Manhattan Hoops Observations Plus Other NotesIf opposing coaches don't know of Manhattan freshman forward Emmy Andjuar, they'd better become aware quickly.