After one nationally-televised game, I’m not going to pretend to know the ins-and-outs of Coach Rick Scruggs’ offensive and defensive systems, but I can tell you that GW pressures the ball, gets out in transition, and attacks the basket very, very well. UConn’s A.J. Price and Jerome Dyson are going to have a lot to contend with in the backcourt.
Oklahoma should provide a nice test for the 3rd-ranked Tigers. Jeff Capel, now in his second year with the Sooners, has a talented freshman in Blake Griffin. The frontcourt matchup against the Tigers should be pretty even.
MILWAUKEE – As the 11th-ranked Marquette Golden Eagles take the floor for warm-ups, I couldn’t help but wonder if these highly-touted recruits were truly worried about a school with five initials. With eight minutes left in the game and IUPUI only down one (55-54), the answer was a clear “no.” It’s just ridiculous to assume… more »