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Thoughts on John Calipari, from the Church of Bracketology

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(Pico's note: this is by Raycroft, the head and Reverend of the Church of Bracketology.) What a strange couple of weeks in College Hoops have just passed. I am not even going to touch the Pitino...

Bzdelik, the master of the "casual talk"

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You may have heard that Colorado Buffaloes head coach Jeff Bzdelik (once the coach of the NBA Denver Nuggets), had a "casual talk" with the General Manager of the Minnesota Timberwolves while...

Jio Fontan, trying to get out of Fordham

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I've been following the Jio Fontan story this offseason. It's rare to see a school refuse to release a player from his commitment when that player no longer wants to play for the team - disgruntled...

Why Wouldn't Calipari Go to Kentucky?

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When I wrote the profiles of hot coaching candidates, there is one thing I didn't think of - the dislike of Coach Billy Clyde Gillispie in Kentucky. So once he was fired, if any school was going...

College Basketball Hot Seat: The Candidates (II)

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A continuation of the first coaching candidates post. Tubby Smith (personal site, with some booty bass soundtrack?! PG-13 language as well.) For some reason, folks think that Tubby wants to come...

College Basketball Hot Seat: The Candidates

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It's part of the job, and every college coach knows it. They probably fear it. No one wants to hear they they are on the hot seat. It means abuse for your family who come out to watch the games, it...

Basketball Hot Seat Firings as of 3.12.09

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Surprisingly, DePaul's Jerry Wainwright got a vote of confidence. Here is a list of coaches let go from their jobs: Boston University'sDennis Wolff (which really surprised me) - Coaching record by...

Basketball Roundtable Feb 26 Blog Poll

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I am a little late getting in on this, but there is a blogger roundtable hosted by the Sea of Blue blog (Kentucky); I'm throwing some answers into the ring. The roundtable consists of bloggers who...

CBS Sports Bloggers' Blogpoll, Week one

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This week is the inaugural CBSSports College Basketball inaugural blogpoll. And this blog was invited to participate. Each of us (participating blogs listed here) is also asked to talk about our...

Top Ten Conferences' RPI as of Feb 04 - Top heavy conferences

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The median measure of numbers gives a truer understanding of the average; it's less skewed by spectacularly good or spectacularly bad results. And so, while skimming work and thinking about...

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