Around The Blogosphere: March 9, 2011

Posted by nvr1983 on March 9th, 2011

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Top 25 Games

  • #18 UConn 97, DePaul 71: “The five-year hex hovering over the Huskies at Madison Square Garden has been lifted. And all it took was playing one of the worst teams in major college basketball. But as is UConn’s tradition when playing in NYC in March, it wasn’t pretty.” (The UConn Blog)

News/Analysis

  • Jalen Rose Discusses Fab Five Documentary: The former Fab Five member talks about the documentary that will premiere this Sunday at 9 PM on ESPN. (UM Hoops)
  • Debunking the conference tournament myth: Questioning some common assumptions about conference tournaments. (Card Chronicle)
  • All Offense Or All Defense: Which Big XII Team Has The Best National Title Hopes: “This year the Big 12 has presented an interesting dichotomy. The top two teams are among the best in the nation on either offense or defense, but they lag behind the national elite on the other side. My question going into this was if it is better to be good at offense and meh on defense, or vice versa?” (Rock Chalk Talk)
  • Garden Party: Big East Tournament’s 10 Greatest Games: Counting down some memorable moments at MSG in March. (Lost Letterman: Part 1 and Part 2)
  • Did Liggins go too far with trash talk against the Volunteers?: Analyzing the controversy surrounding the trash talking during this past weekend’s game. (A Sea of Blue)
  • Dance Crashers: NCAA Tournament’s 10 Worst Teams Ever: While everybody loves to talk about Cinderella in March there are plenty of ugly step-sisters too. (Lost Letterman: Part 1 and Part 2)
  • Big East Aerial — Notes at the End of the Conference Play: Taking a look back at some advanced metrics from the regular season with the Big East Tournament kicking into full gear. (Villanova by the Numbers)
  • Kansas Basketball’s Seven Years of Big 12 Dominance: Looking back at the numbers from the Jayhawks 7-year run. (Rock Chalk Talk)
  • The Last Year Of The Big Ten Tournament As We Know It, And That Is A Good Thing: “We have talked endlessly about how the addition of Nebraska to the Big Ten will effect the landscape of Big Ten football, but there is another change that is coming that merits examination, how a twelfth team will greatly change the beloved Big Ten Basketball tournament.” (Hail to the Orange)
  • Bill Self Previews The Big 12 Tournament: “On Monday BIll Self talked with members of the media regarding Kansas’ upcoming trip down the road to the Jayhawks home away from home, otherwise known as the Sprint Center. In all reality Kansas has very little to play for as the Jayhawks are all but a lock for a top seed but Kansas fans, coaches and players alike probably won’t tell you that.” (Rock Chalk Talk)
  • Big East Basketball Tournament All About Selection Sunday for Syracuse: Predicting where the Orange might end up seeded after the Big East Tournament. (Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician)
  • Maryland AD Reaffirms Gary Williams Support, For What That’s Worth: With the Terrapins falling apart late this season the news might bring some degree of comfort to Maryland fans. (Testudo Times)
  • Scotty Hopson, Tobias Harris, and The Players to be Named Later: Analyzing how the Volunteers spread the wealth in the scoring column. (Rocky Top Talk)
  • Meet us this weekend in Atlantic City: This site will be at the Atlantic-10 Tournament providing coverage throughout the weekend. (Pickin Splinters)
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