March, 2010

Pregame Blogs

Pregame Blogs
Videos are just the START of the conversation. Each show has a dedicated blog post with show notes, links, and pics. Plus, the host and guests continue the conversation in the comments section!

Larry Ness

  • Ness Notes: It's the coaches, stupid (part 2)

    Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign coined the phrase, "it's the economy, stupid!" I'll play off that and look at the Sweet 16 coaching matchups in this two-part column. While the world of professional sports is dominated by...
  • Ness Notes: It's the coaches, stupid (part 1)

    Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign coined the phrase, "it's the economy, stupid!" I'll play off that and look at the Sweet 16 coaching matchups in this two-part column. While the world of professional sports is dominated by...
  • NBA Notes: Cavs back on track (how about Nets?)

    The Cavs entered the All Star break with an NBA-best 43-11 mark. The team's 115-104 win over the Magic (last year's Eastern Conference champs) on Feb 11 gave them 13 straight wins, matching a franchise record (remains an NBA season-high for the...
  • NCAA Tournament by the Numbers

    The NCAA selection committee announced its 65-team field late Sunday afternoon. The NIT followed (32 teams), then the CBI (in its third season) and CollegeInsider.com Tournament also filled out their brackets with 16 teams apiece. That means 129 of 347...
  • Selection Sunday: Three days out

    When the 2010 NCAA tournament field is announced on Sunday it will be missing some pretty familiar names. U Conn and North Carolina both played in last year's Final 4 (Tar Heels notched the school's fifth title) but the Huskies bowed out of at...
  • CBB Notes: No. 1 ranking good or bad?

    North Carolina began last season as the unanimous No. 1 in both preseason polls and the Tar Heels confirmed all the hype with one of the most dominating runs in NCAA tournament history. North Carolina won all six of its tournament games by double figures...
  • Ness Notes: Conference Tourneys (Part 2)

    Seven of 30 conference tourneys got underway Tuesday through Thursday (Atlantic Sun, Big South, Horizon League, MVC, Northeast Conference, OVC, and the Patriot League). The only league champ 'safe' for a tourney bid out of this group regardless...
  • Ness Notes: Conference Tourneys Begin

    Rumor has it that Beatles were not too concerned when the 1910 Fruitgum Company released the song "One, Two Three Red Light" in the late 1960s (with good reason). However, as I sat down at my computer Monday night, that song came to mind. I...