Daily Archives: March 11, 2011

“Xavier: A Coaching Gold Mine”

Xavier Head Coach Chris Mack is just the latest great coach that has led the Muskie basketball team to tournament success.

I realize that most Xavier fans are deeply disheartened today by a loss to their 2nd biggest rival Dayton (Cincinnati is the biggest).  Nobody foresaw the number 1 seeded Muskies bailing out in the Quarterfinals of the very weak A-10 Tournament.  I unfortunately was unable to watch the game today due to work commitments. 

But from reading and hearing about the game, it sounds like the Muskies played pitiful basketball for well over 2/3rds of the game, yet they did just enough to be in it when the game was on the line.  And was it a foul on Lyons?  The refs called it, so I guess it was.  Is this loss a reason for Muskie Nation to panic? Continue reading

“Not Entirely Sold on Miami”

This image of Chris Bosh from a few days ago was long forgotten tonight. Do not expect to see another Bosh press conference like this anytime soon.

This image of Chris Bosh from a few days ago was long forgotten tonight. Do not expect to see another Bosh press conference like this anytime soon.

I will admit that I am very surprised by tonight’s outcome of the marquee NBA matchup.  I fully expected the Lakers to win and even predicted it on this very blog.  I was wrong.  It is unusual for Los Angeles to not show up for a big game.  Much less show up for the 4th Quarter.  I guess the Heat have their number.  Or maybe it was just Miami’s time to win a ballgame and LA’s time to lose.  Luckily for the Lake Show, they would not have to face the Miami Trifecta until the NBA Finals.  And lets be real, at this point, I can’t see Miami getting through Boston or Chicago. Continue reading