Smallthoughts:Rants and Raves


Rants:Andrew Bynum- I know it been a tough year for the seven year center, but it has been a wasted year for the Philadelphia 76ers. They built this season around the talented big man in his walk year, you would think they would get something out of him. Instead zero, zip, hurt all year andContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rants and Raves”

Big East breakup: Where does that leave UConn?


It was one of the founding schools when the Big East began. Now after the split of the catholic 7 Georgetown, St. John’s, Providence, Seton Hall, Villanova, Marquette and DePaul, UConn basketball doesn’t have a conference to call home. At least not yet. Other schools have been grabbed by other conferences and what is leftContinue reading “Big East breakup: Where does that leave UConn?”

Bobby Valentine hired as AD for Sacred Heart University…an Odd hire.


Over the weekend I found this story to be interesting and puzzling at the same time. Former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has been hired as the athletics director at Sacred Heart University. The University in Fairfield, Conn. said Friday that Valentine’s appointment will be formally announced next Tuesday.Sacred Heart fields 31 varsity teamsContinue reading “Bobby Valentine hired as AD for Sacred Heart University…an Odd hire.”

Victor Oladipo, No. 1 Indiana hold off No. 4 Michigan State


Is Victor Oladipo the future in Basketball? No one can say for sure, but for the present in college basketball he is turning heads and making on lookers go oooh and ahhhh for sure. Enjoy this clip and the accompanying comments afterwards, Indiana vs Michigan State.

What happened to the league once known as the Big East


It was one of the most competitive leagues in college sports, good hotly contested rivalries, StJohns vs. Georgetown, Syracuse vs. St Johns, Syracuse vs. Georgetown, Villanova vs. Georgetown, and UConn vs. Syracuse.  Villanova vs. Providence and on and on. Once it was small league but very solid one. At one point it seemed that everyContinue reading “What happened to the league once known as the Big East”

Can you tell who is in what conference anymore in College sports


If you followed college football or college basketball, even a little it was simple enough to follow. It was like the sing along of follow the bouncing ball. The Big East was Boston College, UConn, Syracuse, Georgetown, St Johns, Providence, Seton Hall, the ACC was Virginia, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Duke, Maryland … youContinue reading “Can you tell who is in what conference anymore in College sports”