College Hoops 101

By: David Kay

College Hoops 101 is a weekly article centering around all things college basketball.  David Kay looks back at the previous week, glances forward to what is ahead in the up-coming days, and keeps track of how many games I have watched this season in hopes of topping my mark from a year ago (274.)

This week’s CH 101 asks for an official protocol to be put in place for storming the court, sees Digger Phelps get down with a Clemson dance team member, and calls out Buffalo Wild Wing’s advertising team.
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Big East Basketball Power Rankings

By: David Kay

1. Villanova: 6-0, 17-1 (LWR: 1)
Man, ‘Nova can fill it up.  Their four highly-recruited freshmen have stepped right in and perfectly blended with their veterans as they can go 10, even 11 deep if needed.  For the record, the ‘Cats only play Syracuse once this season, at the Carrier Dome on February 27th.

Up Next: at St. John’s (Sat), vs. Notre Dame (Wed)

2. Syracuse: 5-1, 18-1 (LWR: 2)
Very impressive performance from the ‘Cuse this week winning at West Virginia and at Georgetown within three days of each other.  Andy Rautins deserves more credit than he gets.  He is much more than a sharpshooter from the outside.  His defense has been outstanding and he can also handle the rock as serve as a facilitator.

Up Next: vs. Marquette (Sat), vs. Georgetown (Mon)

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Déjà Vu as Marquette Suffers Embarrassing Loss to DePaul

By: David Kay

Stop me if you have heard this before; Marquette holds a late lead only to miss free throws and have the opposing team hit a shot in the final seconds to beat the Golden Eagles.  History repeated itself once again Wednesday night when MU was shocked by DePaul, 51-50, snapping the Blue Demons’ 24-game conference losing streak.  Hear that?  That sound was me repeating slamming my car door against my head.
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