20 Random Rants, Thoughts, and Observations from the Week in college basketball by CollegeHoops.net Editor Shawn Siegel:
1 - So if beating #1 makes you go from a nobody to a somebody, does BC go back to being a nobody after losing to the 199th (RPI) team at home? (or were they just somewhere in the middle the whole time).
Duke or Carolina? BC or UMASS? Gonzaga or Washington.. or Washington State? What is the best program in each state? While there's not much competition in Hawaii.. there are great debates to be had in loaded regions like California, North Carolina, and Texas. The State of '08 is a ranking of every program in every state..
The Wright State men's basketball team will take a trip in December
off the mainland for the first time since 1993 as the Raiders have
signed a contract to be part of this year's San Juan Shootout December
State, South Florida and Oral Roberts have also been confirmed.
2008 San Juan Shootout
Dec. 20 South Florida vs Murray State and WSU vs Oral Roberts
Dec. 21 Oral Roberts vs Murray State and WSU vs South Florida
Dec. 22 WSU vs Murray State and Oral Roberts vs South Florida
Rogers, a 6-3, 200-pound guard, comes to ORU from Princeton Day Academy in Lanham, Md., a Washington, D.C. suburb. One of the top seniors in Maryland, Rogers led the state in scoring at 27.8-points per game, and was also the state leader in 3-pointers per game (3.5) and steals per game (3.6).
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
Summit League (24-8, 16-2)
Big Wins: 11/27 Tulsa (84-70), 12/20 at Oklahoma State (74-59), 1/17 IUPUI (64-63)