In Oliver Stone's classic film Wall Street, the iconic main character Gordon Gekko describes terrible, worthless stocks as "dogs" and "dogs with fleas." In another line of dialogue, he asks his mentee Bud Fox. "I bet you were up all night analyzing that dogshit stock?" I guess Mr. Gekko didn't like canines too much. His metaphors certainly apply to a college basketball … [Read more...] about UConn Huskies Beat Butler Bulldogs in UGLIEST NCAA Title Game EVER
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So how important were Notre Dame’s basketball victories over #8 Georgetown and #9 Connecticut in the last week? Well it hasn’t happened in a half-century. The last time Notre Dame defeated AP top 10 teams in back-to-back home games came in 1960-61. They defeated #7 DePaul 61-58, then #7 St. John’s 64-63. Which is especially impressive when you consider they finished 12-14 that … [Read more...] about UConn’s Jim Calhoun very Impressed by Notre Dame
Depending on how you define "mid-major" and "high major," the leading scorer in all of college basketball usually doesn't come from a high-major power conference. Houston's Aubrey Coleman took home the honor last year. And going back to 1998-99 (take a look at the list here), I guarantee you've never heard of any of the scoring champions, other than Davidson's Stephen Curry in … [Read more...] about Nation’s Leading Scorer (UConn’s Kemba Walker) Badly Needs Help
Although Notre Dame is about a two hour drive from Chicago, and within a different state and time zone as the second city- they still might be Chicago's best college basketball team. In college football, the Irish have captured the hearts of Chicago. And if winning like this in hoops continues (a 73-70 win over #8 Connecticut Tuesday night) they might just become the … [Read more...] about #14 Notre Dame Beats #8 UConn: Chicago Area’s Best Team?