The Post-Standard | Syracuse's slow jam Read the Story
Under long-time coach Jim Boeheim, Syracuse has become known for its fast-break offense. Now the Orange are turning the slow-down tactics of its opposition into a winning groove. Syracuse, the nation's No. 1 team with a 23-0 overall record, is 5-0 when scoring less than 60 points this season.
The Big 12 is again among the best conferences in college hoops, even better than it was a season ago. Much of this improvement has come thanks to teams at the middle and bottom of the conference. No team in the conference has improved more dramatically than Texas Tech.What is remarkable about this improvement is that the Red Raiders do not have a bunch of new players. Tech's roster hasn't changed much this year from last year. What Tech does have is a new coach, Tubby Smith.
News & Observer | Coach K says ACC ‘not promoted very well’ Read the Story
Duke's head coach Mike Krzyzewski took some time to address a wide subject of topics early this week. Krzyzewski was in a reflective mood about his team, its progress and how it differs from recent Duke squads. He also had some thoughts on what the NCAA could learn from the NBA, how to improve the game and the overall promotion of the ACC.