Posts tagged ‘final four’

January 6, 2012

Why does Sparty have trouble against Bucky on the hardwood?

Bo Ryan's teams have given Michigan State fits during conference play.

Tom Izzo has a winning record against most Big Ten teams during his tenure at East Lansing. But there is one guy who seems to baffle his teams repeatedly during conference play … Bo Ryan. Can we find any logical reason why State has trouble against Wisconsin?

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December 31, 2011

Mid major coaches staying put? Get used to it.

Brad Stevens has iterated multiple times that he is committed to building Butler basketball.

2011 was very unique in college basketball. Two mid-major programs made the Final Four. But more importantly, both of the coaches chose to stay with their programs by passing up an opportunity “to move up the ladder” within the college hoops landscape. Was this year just an anomaly or could this be a recurring trend?

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