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John Calipari

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  • NCAA tournament Week 1 is hardly garden-variety as seeds get scattered

    This year's NCAA field was not trimmed, from 68 to 16, as much as it was hacked with garden shears. The East saw its top seedlings turned into compost. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: NCAA tournament: In the March 23 Sports section, a column about Week 1...
  • College basketball is in crisis and needs a change of pace

    College basketball is in crisis and needs a change of pace
    Kentucky Coach John Calipari may have summed it up best when he said recently: "I just want the regular season over with." Amen. The NCAA tournament, which began Tuesday with play-in games, has arrived to rescue us from months of a different kind of...
  • Enjoy Hampton's short stay in the NCAA tournament

    Enjoy Hampton's short stay in the NCAA tournament
    Praise to the Hampton Pirates for winning Tuesday's opening NCAA game against Manhattan, which was a really good Woody Allen movie. It set the stage for Thursday, the first full day of tournament that will feature the single biggest mismatch in the...
  • March Madness just the ticket for sluggish college hoops

    March Madness just the ticket for sluggish college hoops
    Who knew? For months, we've heard all about the sorry state of college basketball. The sport was in trouble. It was unwatchable thanks to a combination of low scoring and painfully slow play. Most of the sport's recognizable stars were leaving after just...
  • Unlike Nuggets, tanking in Magic's past

    Unlike Nuggets, tanking in Magic's past
    A pro basketball team run by an interim coach will take the floor at Amway Center on Sunday with tanking in mind. And it's not – ta da! – your Orlando Magic. It's the Denver Nuggets, who will play any available ball boys if it might help...
  • No telling how your NCAA bracket will do, I mean it, don't tell me

    No telling how your NCAA bracket will do, I mean it, don't tell me
    And now, a public service announcement from your friends at Dude, Save Your Breath: Other than you, nobody really wants to hear how you're doing in your bracket. If anyone asks how you're doing in your bracket, be warned. They're doing it merely as a...
  • Bianchi: Donovan departure more devastating to Gators than the day Steve Spurrier left

    Bianchi: Donovan departure more devastating to Gators than the day Steve Spurrier left
    Daddy just left the house and he ain't comin' home no more. That's the forlorn, far-reaching feeling spreading across Gator Nation now that it's become official: The great Billy D has become Billy Departed. The dynamic, dynastic father and creator...
  • The NCAA could use a riveting tournament to boost interest in basketball

    The NCAA could use a riveting tournament to boost interest in basketball
    Thank God for the brackets. March Madness begins Tuesday night with hopes of capturing the interest of the sporting world for the next three weeks. The Associated Press and others have reported about declining interest in college basketball....
  • Bruins hope their NCAA tournament bubble doesn't burst Sunday

    Bruins hope their NCAA tournament bubble doesn't burst Sunday
    The weekend was a numbers-lovers paradise that took us from Friday the 13th horror (ask Virginia and Duke) to the celebration of Pi Day (3.14159 …), where it was hard to differentiate the conferences from the circumferences. From there, all...
  • Indiana's undefeated season would surpass Kentucky's

     Indiana's undefeated season would surpass Kentucky's
    They made up the first basketball starting lineup I memorized as a 7-year-old boy growing up in small-town Indiana: forwards Scott May and Tom Abernethy, guards Quinn Buckner and Bobby Wilkerson and center Kent Benson. They played the game the way...
  • Eager to win at Northwestern, Chris Collins isn't going anywhere

    Eager to win at Northwestern, Chris Collins isn't going anywhere
    In the mind of his boss, one of Chris Collins' best coaching moves last season came when he was delegating, not actually coaching. Here was the situation: Northwestern was down three to Michigan at home with 7.7 seconds to play in overtime. "My eyes...