With final exams in the books and five new Bluejays inked to men’s basketball letters of intent, summer vacation is officially underway. That was until the past few days…
A few random things from the past few weeks. The latest signing period is now past us, so we look at piecing the 2009-10 schedule together.
Last week the NCAA released the APR (Academic Progress Rate) scores for all sports for all NCAA institutions. First a little background on the APR scores:
If you’re an honorable mention All-American, do you still list yourself as an All-American on your resume? Max Univers says “Heck Yes!”
This is always the hardest piece to write. Every year, about this time, Creighton’s basketball season comes to end with a loss. Some have been more difficult for fans and players to accept than others, but each leaves a sting that usually takes ample time to recover from.
All I ask for as a fan is for the team to play as hard as they possibly can for 40 minutes, leaving their guts, their heart, their soul, and everything they have on the court. If that’s not enough to win the game, so be it. There is nothing to be ashamed of.
The night started a little eerie as we made our way into the Qwest Center and the sirens were going off for a Tornado Warning for the area. It sort of made people wonder if the game would start as scheduled.
Take a look at someone’s ticket stubs and you’re likely to catch at least a glimpse of what is important to a person. I stopped stuffing my stubs deep into my wallet years ago, but as a child and even into my teenage years…
Around Omaha, the buzz for tonight’s game is palpable. Indeed, its been awhile since I’ve had so many random people ask me my opinion on the Jays game. I’ll give you three examples.
The Jays came in as a #1 seed in the NIT, double-digit favorites to “survive and advance” against BGSU and host any combination of Kentucky, UNLV, Nebraska, New Mexico, UAB, or Notre Dame in the next 10 days.
For once in my life, I got a prediction right, and not just right — REALLY right. It must be the meatloaf. Has to be. How else do you explain me writing this yesterday?
What’s the big deal with regular season conference championships? Depending on who you ask, in today’s age of college basketball, the importance of regular season conference titles gets smaller and smaller.