A blue blood Final Four

When the NCAA tournament began two weeks ago, the consensus was that it was Kentucky vs. the Field. Well, Kentucky, after a very real scare against Notre Dame in Saturday night’s Midwest Regional final, made it to the Final Four…

Ky. survives a scare

All the elements were in place. The No. 1 team in the country was in trouble. And this wasn’t some exhibition game in the Bahamas last summer, which was the last time any member of the University of Kentucky basketball…

St. John’s should call Calhoun

Steve Lavin and St. John’s departed ways on Friday afternoon. Not a big surprise. Rhode Island coach Danny Hurley has emerged as a favorite among the media–if not St. John’s officials–as Lavin’s replacement. Again no surprise. Someone named Hurley will…

Last hurrah for Tar Heels?

Officially, it will be an NCAA tournament West Regional semifinal match up against No. 1 seed Wisconsin. Familiar and comfortable territory for the North Carolina Tar Heels, who are the third in all time victories–trailing only Kentucky and Kansas–whose pedigree…