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Wakeup: Does tourney experience lead to success?

Posted on: February 27, 2012 8:36 am
How great is this photo? That's Wilt the Stilt at 17 year old. (via Jose3030)
By Matt Norlander

Deserved it. // Mutant strawberries can fend off all diseases. But can they improve the nearly perfect strawberry milkshake? // Pretty impressive scene in Moscow over the weekend. // The terrific photography of a young, dead photojournalist ...

This link relates to the title of this post. Fine analysis by John Ezekowitz.

★ Here is Goodman's column from Missouri-Kansas. Good perspective.

★ The piece most linked on Twitter after the Jayhawks beat the Tigers was this output by Joe Posnanski ...
★ ... but I liked this from Tully Corcoran even more.

★ Crazy stat. In the past 32 years, only two teams have won the national title after going undefeated in conference play. See which.

★ Baylor athletics has made the slow turn toward the successful, warm spotlight. Does it get even better next month?

★ Short-term, Pat Knight looks really smart for what he did.

★ What has been the best dunk Kentucky's had this year?

★ Marshall loses by 20 to Memphis, local columnist uses that opportunity to whine about how much he hates the Tigers and their preferential treatment.

★ With his team's season on the brink, Kevin Duffy examines how Andre Drummond has not played up to expectation.

★ Shocking news of the day: Nebraska boosters care this much about basketball, and about saving Doc Sadler's job.

★ Jason Lisk did a good job with some early steps

★ Here's what the WCC bracket looks like, in logo form.

★ The CAA is going to be a great conference tournament, I bet. Here's how it shapes up. More to come in the Power Pyramid, too!

★ And here's the Atlantic Sun. Bracketsbracketsbrackets.

★ Jeff Bzdelik is coming back to Wake next season. Wake fans suddenly longing for the days of Dino Gaudio

★ The First Four in Dayton isn't going anywhere, not when you read how the city embraces its place in The Tournament so well.

► I got to UConn about two hours before Saturday night's tip. All the students were packed in their designated section and rehearsing this flash mob. (I thought the flash mob died in 2011, but apparently not.)

♬ HELL YEAH LET'S GO WITH SOME TULL. "New Day Yesterday" is the lead track off of my favorite Jethro Tull album. "Stand Up." You know JT as the band with the animated guy on the flute. Unfortunately a lot of their later records deviated from this type of sound. But early Tull is pretty fantastic.

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