SmallThoughts: Rant of the Week…Rick Pinto and The Scandal that Won’t go Away…


There are some things you can wish a way …a rainy day, maybe a bad headache or a cold but there are things like this scandal at  University of Louisville that will not go away. Head coach Rick Pitino can not coach this away. One of the great coaches in college basketball is seeing hisContinue reading “SmallThoughts: Rant of the Week…Rick Pinto and The Scandal that Won’t go Away…”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bobby Wilkerson


A 6’6″ guard/forward born in Anderson, Indiana, Wilkerson attended Indiana University, where he was a member of the Hoosiers‘ 1976 NCAA Championship team. From 1976 to 1983 he played in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Seattle SuperSonics, Denver Nuggets, Chicago Bulls, and Cleveland Cavaliers. He averaged 10.1 points per game inContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bobby Wilkerson”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Quinn Buckner


He played collegiate basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers, and was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 7th pick of the 1976 NBA Draft. He had a ten-year NBA career for three different teams (the Bucks, the Boston Celtics, and the Indiana Pacers). In 1984, he won an NBA title with the Celtics. BucknerContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Quinn Buckner”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Kent Benson


  As a freshman, Benson averaged 9.3 points per game, while shooting 50.4 percent. He helped lead Indiana to the CCAT Championship, and to a 23-5 record and a Big Ten title. In his sophomore season, Kent Benson helped lead the Hoosiers to an undefeated conference record (18-0) and on to an Elite Eight appearance,Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Kent Benson”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Scott May


Before college basketball became the one and done place of athletics, college players played …4 years and were polished when they went on to the pros…such was the case for Scott May. He played all four years at Indiana and led the Hoosiers to the National Title in 1976. In his last two seasons withContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Scott May”

UConn wins another Title … Can they get some respect now?


Some time ago I wondered what would happen to UCon when the Big East disbanded. They were one of the original members of the Big East and the Calhoun years were kind to UConn and made them a power in the Big East. There was talk of them going to the ACC. Intsead they landedContinue reading “UConn wins another Title … Can they get some respect now?”

Rice is cooked at Rutgers …


It took long enough and finally Rutgers did what should have been done before. Rice is out as head coach at Rutgers University. No word on who his replacement will be, but it will have to be someone who has better people skills and someone who communicate without throwing a basketball or being abusive toContinue reading “Rice is cooked at Rutgers …”