Tag Archives: 2012-13 college basketball season

College Hoops Recap: ND-Louisville Five Overtimes

In addition to my Monday recaps for CBS Local (the latest of which you can find here), I am now providing them with a weekly preview of five Saturday games. All of those can be found here, with the new week’s games added every Thursday. I immediately rewarded CBS by correctly picking the winner of two of the five games. I did say Louisville-Notre Dame figured to be a tight, low scoring game, a prediction that looked accurate when Louisville led 56-48 with 50 seconds left. Then one overtime became five, Saturday became Sunday, and it was 104-101 Notre Dame.

Some other thoughts from that memorable game:

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College Hoops Recap: Marshall Henderson

My latest column for CBS Charlotte was posted on Monday. You can read it by clicking the link below:

Five Things: Cats Upset ’Cuse And Minnesota Loses Fourth Straight Game

As I mentioned in my article, Syracuse and Louisville were both upset due to poor late game offensive execution. Syracuse started milking the clock when there was still plenty of milk left in the clock. It seemed like Louisville’s problem was several guys wanting to be the hero and forcing contested jumpers. Those are two ways to lower your chances of winning a close game. If we’re comparing the two schools, Syracuse’s failure to stay on the attack is less excusable.
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College Hoops Recap: Butler Buzzer Beater

You can find my column for CBS Charlotte, in which I break down the five most important things that happened in college basketball this past weekend, by clicking the link below:

Five Things: Butler Prevails In Battle Of Bulldogs And The Number 1 Team Goes Down…Again

It was a fantastic Saturday in college hoops, which was fitting because it was the first Saturday without college or pro football this season. I got the sense that casual hoops fans were beginning to turn their attention to the sport, and the sport didn’t disappoint. The highlight of the weekend was Butler’s buzzer-beating victory over Gonzaga.
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