Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Coast to Tyus Edney against Mizzou

Unreal that another Hollywood star is found dead. 28 year old Heath Ledger was found dead in his New York City apartment. He was the star of a lot of movies I didn't see, including a Knight's Tale and Brokeback Mountain, but I did enjoy him in "10 Things I Hate About You." The saddest part is that he has a daughter who is less than two. Unreal. R.I.P.

Speaking of "actors," is there anyone
worse than Paris Hilton? This just in. She likes boys.

A great find here. Former 76ers coach and current Pacers coach
tells it like it is in regards to Chris Webber. "Webber didn't practice at all that year prior to coming to us," he said. "I think he was just at the point where he didn't necessarily feel he was in need of practice, or could practice. It became apparent that he was not going to give the Philadelphia 76ers everything that we had hoped for."

This is for you Stern fans.
Tom Chiasano is out at K-Rock.

Solid find by the birthday boy, Mark P.
The top 10 cheap shots of the year in college football.

Clay Aiken has dyed his hair blonde. Hello Frisco....

You know about MTAC's love of Kim Kardashian. We couldn't be more jealous of Reggie Bush for several reasons. If you feel the same way,
Click here.

The Indy Star's Bob Kravitz essentially calls
Tony Dungy a bad father.

Deuce of Davenport's awesome call on the
infamous bigots in sports history. T

Mike Greenberg is
such a girl. I'm actually embarrassed for him after watching that video.

Kentucky 72 #5 Tennessee 66 - The upset bug finally bit the Vols. Ga,es like this are going to happen on the road in conference, especially the way Kentucky has played over the past two and a half weeks. When you shoot 38% from the field and 7-26 from three and completely lose your heads during the final minutes of a close game, odds are you aren't going to win. Bruce Pearl, who donned the Orange Blazer, could not be happy with his team's lack of halfcourt offense down the stretch. "We didn't have that intensity," Pearl said. "I don't think it's because we were too confident at all. I just think getting up for a game every single night [is difficult]."

In a one point game in the final minute, Chris Lofton jacked up a contested NBA three. In a four point game with 40 seconds to go, he did the same thing. Meanwhile, UK made all of their free throws, capping off a win where they trailed by 10 in the second half. Down 50-44, Joe Crawford hit back to back threes to tie it. Patrick Patterson was a beast in the post, throwing his NBA body around for 20 and eight boards. Ramel Bradley struggled with his shot, but made all 10 of his free throws, including four straight in the final minute. UK made 24-28 from the line. "We're really getting tough," Kentucky Coach Billy Gillispie said. "I'm telling you they were tired going into the game [but] our guys really fought hard. They dug as deep as they possibly could."

#25 Clemson 80 Wake Forest 75 OT - KC Rivers came to the rescue of the Tigers. His 19 point, 11 board night saved them from what could have been a bad home loss to a Wake team that has now lost nine straight ACC road games. Clemson's bad free throw shooting just never seems to improve. Last night they were 7-16. They also turned the ball over 20 times. The good news is that as poorly as they played. They still found a way to win.

#11 Wisconsin 64 Michigan 60 - Yes, there is no such thing as a moral victory, but give the Blue credit for playing a good Wisconsin team down to the end in Madison. They had an amazing 21 offensive rebounds and they really outhustled the Badgers. Marcus Landry's three with 15 seconds left sealed the deal for UW. Yes, the Badgers are now 6-0 in the Big Ten, but the conference has only three legit teams and a whole host of bottom feeders. They do have the Indiana Hoosiers coming to town on the 31st.

#23 Drake 68 Creighton 60 OT - Keno Davis may have something special brewing in Des Moines this year. In the span of three days, his Drake club has knocked off both of their main rivals for the Missouri Valley conference, Illinois State and now Creighton. In front of a sell out crowd in Omaha, the Bulldogs overcame an eight point deficit to win it in OT. The return of Drake's leading scorer, Josh Young, after missing three games with an akle injury was huge. This game featured a matchup of the Korver brothers, Klayton (Drake) and Kaleb (Creighton). The teams combined to take 64 three point shots, nailing 21. "This is the best win by far," Davis said. "This place arguably is the toughest place to play in our conference, and you have to put it right up there in the country. It's a great venue for college basketball, and their fans are spirited, and they always have good teams here."

Ohio State 64 Illinois 58 - The Buckeyes continue to hold serve at home, important if they are going to grab an NCAA bid. David Lighty led Ohio State with 16. Bruce "Wooden's" club played hard, but again, it came down to the lack of talent he has assembled.

New Mexico 77 Utah 67 OT - Don't look now, but Steve Alford's club is streaking. Five Lobos scored in double figures led by a huge 15 point, eight rebound, six assist game from J.R. Giddens. The stat of the night was Giddens taking 15 shots and not one of them was a three. Anyone who followed his Freshman year at Kansas will be stunned by that. He has really transformed his game.

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