However, with Garrett’s ability to score off the bounce they could play together in the backcourt. And the Big Ten Conference will not be as good as the Big 12 next season either. This year should be no exception for Mike Leach’s aerial circus.
The No. 1 seed Duke Blue Devils had very little trouble in their second-round West Regional matchup against the No. 16 seed Hampton Pirates of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. It was head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s 100th NCAA Tournament game coach, as the milestones just keep on coming for the legendary coach. He also has 899 wins, as he nears Bobby Knight (902) for the all-time wins lead.
IT WOULD BE NICE IF KANSAS COULD: Beat Oklahoma in the tournament finals. To do so would affirm that their beating of Oklahoma does not deserve a Blake-Griffin-sized asterisk.
The Edge: For now, I am going to give the nod to Iowa State basketball as far as pure talent goes. However, I don’t think these two teams are too far away from each other. Both teams should win a lot more games than this year in 2011-12.
McCool was the cornerstone of wrestling coverage for probably about three decades. Every coach, wrestler, manager, parent or sibling associated with the sport knew McCool. He captured the respect of those in the wrestling community. McCool had a knack of finding good stories and blending it with a tremendous knowledge of the action on the mat.
“I think it’s the way our players handle the preparation. They’re a focused group and they pay attention to detail and they’ve got a great work ethic.
Since there were no athletic scholarships back in that time period, Jack put himself through college (not to mention supported his wife and his mother) by working various odd jobs. This makes his participation in football, and his excellent grades in his studies, all the more impressive.
The Cyclones never got past the Oklahoma 49-yard line after halftime. Backup Jerome Tiller replaced starting quarterback Austen Arnaud on the second drive of the third quarter, but had even less success against the Sooners’ defense.