All the hard work and yes, sweat, was worth it for Gary Williams.
Navy will face Michigan State and Tennessee will meet VCU in the inaugural Veterans Classic, a Nov. 14 basketball doubleheader at Navy’s Alumni Hall that will celebrate Veterans Day.
It was double the celebration at the White House for the University of Connecticut.
Guard Seth Allen is leaving the Maryland basketball program.
Georgetown sophomore guard Stephen Domingo is transferring.
Three Maryland basketball players have been granted requests to transfer: center Shaquille Cleare and guards Nick Faust and Roddy Peters.
Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.
The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.
Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.