CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A December 15 road game at Syracuse, a site change for the Thanksgiving week CBE Classic and a shakeup of dates for four home games are among the changes in the final 2008-09 Viking men's basketball schedule, which was released on Monday.
In recent weeks, the Rise & Fall series has chronicled the progress (or regress) of college basketball's major conference teams. But if I equated each team to a civilization, I was mistaken. It is really the NCAA conference that equates to a burgeoning civilization or nation, each with its sometimes stable and sometimes rotating member states. Like civilizations, the prestige and power of conferences wax and wane..
Four Butler players, Mike Green, Pete Campbell, Brandon Crone and Brandon Polk have signed professional contracts to continue playing basketball overseas next year. The quartet, who helped the Bulldogs to 79