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Jon Teitel's "Coaching Greats": Alabama's Wimp Sanderson

June 2nd, 2012
Wimp Sanderson won 265 games at Alabama

In the latest installment in his "Coaching Greats" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Wimp Sanderson, who was the head coach at Alabama from 1980 to 1992. While known for his plaid blazers, Sanderson also led the Crimson Tide to 265 wins and ten NCAA tournament appearances. 

Jon Teitel: You were famous for wearing plaid sport jackets on the sidelines. Why plaid?

Friday's NCAA Tournament Games to Watch

March 16th, 2012
Doug McDermott won MVC Player of the Year

After an "opening" day that went mostly according to form, the hope of many is that Friday's slate provides some upsets. And with some of the matchups providing a nice contrast in styles as well as talented players on mid-major squads who may not be household names just yet, there's a good chance that an upset does happen. Here's the schedule for today along with a game from each site that you should keep track of. 

Columbus: (8) Memphis vs. (9) Saint Louis
6:50 PM EST, TBS

Creighton vs Alabama: Prediction

March 14th, 2012
Doug McDermott won MVC Player of the Year

(8) Creighton vs. (9) Alabama: Midwest Region

 

Records

Consensus Ranking: Alabama, Memphis Underrated

February 27th, 2012
Anthony Grant's Crimson Tide may need an automatic bid to danceDespite falling to 10th in the AP poll, Ohio St remains strong in the Consensus Ranking (CR). The computers were nonplussed by the Buckeyes loss to Wisconsin. Similarly, Missouri only fell two spots despite a pair of losses. The biggest losers this week were actually La Salle, West Virginia, and Marshall.

 

Bearcats Pick Up Needed Win: Thursday's Quick Hitters

February 24th, 2012
Cashmere Wright led Cincinnati with 22 points

In the game of the night Duke rode the hot shooting of Andre Dawkins and the playmaking of Austin Rivers to avenge an earlier loss to Florida State, winning 74-66 in Tallahassee.

#16 Florida State vs. #4 Duke: Thursday's Preview

February 23rd, 2012
Michael Snaer's three won the first meeting

There's the perception that the trip to Tallahassee has been a nightmare for #4 Duke (23-4, 10-2) in recent years, but while it is a tough trip the Blue Devils hadn't lost there since 2006 before their 66-61 loss last January. On the line tonight is a share of first place (with North Carolina), a position few expected #16 Florida State (19-7, 10-2) to be in as they were struggling in November and December.

Bracketology Implications: What To Know On Thursday

February 23rd, 2012
Cincinnati guard Sean KilpatrickUnlike last night's whopping 18 bubble games, Thursday features only five..ish. Here's a breakdown of the night's action as it relates to NCAA Tournament & NIT Bracketology:  

 

UConn Won But Don't Be Fooled: Monday's Quick Hitters

February 20th, 2012
Shabazz Napier's shot pushed UConn past Villanova

We're going with a different setup for daily recaps in hopes of making the reading easier. One piece will focus on the game of the night (or day) and the top individual performances, and the other will touch on other key happenings and some quick hitters on other games.

Bracketology Trip: NCAA Mock Selection Committee: Part Three

February 17th, 2012
Alabama

Shawn Siegel is taking part in the NCAA's "Mock Selection Committee" in Indianapolis. Each day, he's reporting on the day's events and answering questions on Twitter @collegehoopsnet. Follow the action as the bracket is finalized on Friday.