I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
Charles Robinson and Pat Forde posted a new article over at Yahoo.
In it Syracuse is accused of ignoring its own drug policy, and allowing ineligible players to play, or go unpunished. If the NCAA agrees, they could be "willful violators" and have punishments that go all the way back to the 2001 season (which includes their National Title)
Just another item to add to Syracuse's growing issues (Bernie Fine, Fab Melo)
My family and I want to go to the Big Ten Championships in Indy this weekend. Michigan plays on Friday night at 6:30pm and then on Saturday at 4:05pm. What are the best ticket opportunities. I want to buy tickets for Friday but don't want to stay for Saturday if Michigan (heaven forbid) loses and doesn't play Saturday. Are there tickets available on the street to buy at an event like this. I hate to drive all that ways with All Session tickets and then have to watch other teams I am not interested in. For those of you that have traveled to these events in the past, what is the best avenue to take when going? Thanks in advance for the help.
Trey and Zeller were chosen as Co-Big Ten Freshman of the Week, giving them each 7 on the season. It's interesting foreshadowing for the All-Big Ten Awards that will be released later, as Freshman of the Year will almost certainly be one of the two.
(Let the record show that I accidentally stated Freshman of the Year at first, instead of Freshman of the Week. Hence the comments and the fail.)
On Lunardi's most recent bracket we are still a 3 seed, currently sitting in the East region with Syracuse on the top line and Duke as the 2. Vanderbilt is the 6 in our pod, which I hope changes between now and the tournament, since they will have a huge advantage in the Nashville location he assigns us to.
Assuming we can get through Northwestern to the Semis of the BTT and (probably) another game against Ohio, I don't see how we fall below a 3. Also, assuming Ohio and MSU are pretty solid 2 seeds, the tournament committee won't put us in the same region so there is no intra-conference game in the Sweet 16. My point here is that if Duke stays as a 2 seed, we have about a 50-50 chance of seeing them in the Sweet 16, if both teams make it through. I think fans of both schools would love another game, and we will want to avenge the loss in the tournament last year and in Hawaii at the beginning of the season this year.
Obviously it's a long week between now and Selection Sunday, and things will change. But, this might be an intriguing story to watch as it gets closer.
Visit BTN Facebook page to participate in the fan vote for conference awards.
Currently, we are losing in every category.
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Update - We are now winning in two categories.
Trey Burke - 21.8%
Draymond Green - 39.5%
Beilein - 35.9%
Crean - 21.8%
Izzo - 19.3%
Trey Burke - 45.9%
Cody Zeller - 30.5%