RealClearSports
Advertisement

Loyola Marymount Stuns UCLA in Opener

AP Photo

Loyola Marymount Coach Max Good recently joked that he had asked UCLA counterpart Ben Howland to send a second-level team to the opener to make it a fair fight.

It appeared as if Howland did.

The 17th-ranked Bruins seemed completely out of sorts during a 69-58 loss Friday night at the Sports Arena, their inside-out approach appearing more upside-down throughout a game in which they didn't have a coherent plan on offense and were equally bad on defense.

The Lions repeatedly beat UCLA off the...

Read Full Article »

Recommended Articles

As VCU Joins A-10, the Mid-Major Is No More

Dana O'Neil, ESPN - May 16, 2012

And so it can be said that on May 15, 2012, the term mid-major officially became a misnomer. With the announcement that Virginia Commonwealth has joined Butler as the newest members of the Atlantic 10, the label is now moot.... more »

Grad Transfer Rule Rewards Smart Students

Mike DeCourcy, Sporting News - May 16, 2012

When the hierarchy of the National Association of Basketball Coaches met recently to discuss whether the NCAA should overturn the graduate transfer rule, they held their discussions in private. Oh, you bet they did. They... more »

Theories Vary on Defending 3-Pointers

Luke Winn, Sports Illustrated - May 15, 2012

Twenty-five seasons have elapsed since college basketball added the three-pointer, and still, there is no consensus on the optimal way to defend it. Should coaches instruct their defenders to take the three away altogether,... more »