Found March 16, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
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I’m not breaking news when I say that, in general, we here at MSF aren’t particularly big fans of the two coastal programs that often sit atop the Big East – UCONN and Syracuse. It’s not just the obscene overexposure and favor granted to these two programs by the biased shills at ESPN, it’s also the unabashed arrogance with which both programs go about their business that we tend to find, shall we say, off-putting. Yesterday offered two quintessential examples of this arrogance. Scoop Jardine and Jim Boeheim (Photo by Briles Takes Pictures via Wikimedia Commons) Jim Boeheim First, Syracuse was taken to the wire by a feisty UNC-Asheville team. There were a number of calls during the game that observers found questionable, though I tend to agree with Jay Bilas’ stance on such calls, which is that they may have affected the game but they didn’t decide the game. I’ve seen enough Big Ten basketball to know that poor calls are just part of the college basketball experience. You have to w...
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