Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week…UConn Women

Yawn, another game , another win for UConn women. Wake me when they lose a game. Nah, keep winning especially now as it gets close to tournment time. You need to keep your edge. After winning 100 games in a row, the Huskies continue to add to their record streak by winning games 101 andContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week…UConn Women”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …UConn Huskies (Women)

This week’s Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week goes to the UConn  Huskies (women) ….all they do is win. Try this streak out ….90 in a row…that isn’t a misprint …90. The latest victim was South Florida. The Huskies steamrolled over No. 20 South Florida, dominating in all facets en route to a 102-37 win UConnContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …UConn Huskies (Women)”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants:Jonathan Papelbon… classic case of not thinking before you speak. He was asked about closing in on being the all time Phillie saves leader …his answer… What’ is a Phillie? What is a Phillie? “The Red Sox are a part of who I am, man,” Papelbon said in a story published Wednesday by the BostonContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

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?”

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”