TGIF, 'Nova Nation! Not much Villanova news to report this morning, since yesterday fully centered around Dylan Ennis' impending transfer away from the Main Line. I might take a look at what that means today, or Monday. I'm not sure yet. You'll just have to wait and see.
And now, the "news."
Busted bracket? The Bad Beat Hotline is here for you | SBNation.com
Tired of hearing how no one cares about your bracket? Well, SB Nation cares. And we're here to listen. (For $7.99 a minute plus hidden fees.)
John Calipari's most shameless recruiting job has Kentucky in position to go undefeated | SBNation.com
Kentucky wouldn't be in the Final Four without Karl-Anthony Towns, and Towns wouldn't be at Kentucky without John Calipari being the most audacious recruiter in the game.
Richmond strip clubs are recruiting Shaka Smart with free lapdances | SBNation.com
Now THAT'S recruiting!
Shaka Smart has no idea what he's getting into at Texas | OregonLive.com
Former Trail Blazers president Steve Patterson is at it again --- but will Shaka Smart see through it?
Anthony Bennett, My Friend, What Are You Doing? | Deadspin
You know, it’s been a while since we’ve checked in on former No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett, the guy who last year turned in one of the saddest rookie campaigns in history. Maybe things are finally starting to look up for him!
If You Could Change The Outcome Of One Play, Which Would It Be? | Deadspin
This assumes a lot of time-travel and magic, but what play would you change? In what game? Would you send the 2005 Nova team past UNC by negating the travel call? Would you make Dylan Ennis' 3-pointer go in against NC State? Give Chris Polony a happy ending to his final drive against Sam Houston State?
Harry Caray Used To Just Make Shit Up While Calling Away Games | Deadpin
Yesterday on the The Stacks, we republished Myron Cope's great old profile of Harry Caray, written back when he was still calling games for the Cardinals and was known as a bit of a rebel in baseball circles. Even then, he was already considered the best play-by-play man in the game, in no small part because of his ability to mix some fiction into his calls.