How Nebraska became a hoops state
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The Omaha World Herald | Nebraska: Basketball state Read the Story
What’s the best way to measure the craziness of Sunday afternoon in the world of Nebraska and Creighton basketball? How about this: Until Jan. 20, Creighton and Nebraska had never beaten ranked teams in the same day. Sunday they beat top-10 teams by a combined 30 points.
Syracuse still has a perfect record thanks to a couple last-second wins. But Jim Boeheim says don't fool perfection for dominance. like every team The Orange, like all teams at the top of the polls this year, has its limitations. Of course, Boeheim couldn't care less about his team's chase at a perfect record. "You don't get any trophies that matter in the regular season," he said.
The Courier-Journal | Is Louisville elite? Read the Story
The discussion started on Tuesday and continued into this weekend. Is Louisville elite? The first time Rick Pitino answered that question, he simply said, “Objectively, no.” He explained more, but the immediate answer was the most telling. Two throttling victories later — Pitino sees the answer changing.