Georgetown was Too Reliant on Austin Freeman and Chris Wright

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Only two of the Big East’s 11 teams remain in the NCAA Tournament. So much for that Big East is the best conference in college basketball talk. The BE has has many teams still dancing as the tiny hamlet of Richmond, Virginia.

One of the conference teams that fell on their face down the stretch and bowed out early in the big dance was Georgetown. The Hoyas had a very talented senior backcourt in Chris Wright and Austin Freeman. Unfortunately, they did have much this season beyond the duo with  high NBA Draft stock.

A major reason they got blown out by VCU in their first tourney game was because the duo combined to shoot a putrid 6-27 from the field and a ridiculously off 0-13 from behind the arc. And the Hoyas had no one else to step up.

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2011 NCAA Tournament: Southwest Regional Bracket Breakdown

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Warning: I will not be responsible if you copy these brackets and are out of your NCAA Tournament pool by by Sunday.  However, if you do listen to my college basketball wisdom and win some money, I want 20% of the pot or at least a shout-out on your twitter or facebook page.  Check out my East, West, and Southeast Regional Bracket Breakdowns.

By: David Kay
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College Hoops 101 (3/1/11)

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MARCH IS HERE!  How do we know?  Well, because my phone says it is March 1st, but also because it is tourney time.  The Horizon League and Big South Conference Tournaments tip-off tonight and in just 12 days, the NCAA Tournament brackets will be filled out.  (Be sure to check out my updated bracketology by the way.)

If you are unfamiliar with College Hoops 101, it is a weekly feature here at The Sports Bank that runs every Monday (Tuesday this week) and breaks down everything you need to know going on in the world of college basketball.  I will look back at the previous week and peak ahead to some of the key match-ups in the next seven days.

By: David Kay
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