One of the greatest players ever to visit the Hearnes Center has passed at age 44.
That doesn't mean they'll take either with the No. 3 pick, but San Diego would be a GREAT fit for both—mainly because pretty much anyone can have success at Petco.
Tough draw for MU - going to Baton Rouge as a 2 seed to play the #3 overall LSU tigers. (Along with Middle Tennessee State and Tulane.) I guess there are no really easy draws, but I've been to games there - tough place to play.
It's not a strategy for being the best. It's a strategy for being better. I never thought Louisville -- or, for that matter, Missouri -- had a realistic shot at winning it all in the NCAAs this year. But if neither of those teams pressed, they wouldn't have been there in the first place.An excerpt from a conversation on the full-court press from, of all people, Malcolm Gladwell.
Scoreboard demolition has begun. (via @mutigersdotcom)
Altogether a pretty sound break-down of the squad, although I certainly would have preferred a higher overall ranking. Sorry if this has already been posted, i just stumbled upon it when looking for something else on the site.
Predictably, it's Baseball America taking the plunge...they do love them some Fightin' Jamiesons at BA... UPDATE, 2:29pm - Greg Folgia: Big 12 Player of the Week. UPDATE II, 6:10pm (via comments) - Greg Folgia: Louisville Slugger's National Player of the week.
Nice footage from Palestra.net.
Had 6-1 lead, let kU pull within 9-7. Led 12-7, let kU score five in the ninth after a grand slam. But Ryan Ampleman's one-out homer in the bottom of the ninth gives Mizzou a 13-12 win, a series win against the chickenhawks, the 30th win of the year and a 16-11 Big 12 record.