Chris Collins takes over a Northwestern team based in Evanston, IL. Just a 45 minute drive from the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls. A week from tonight it’s also home to the third annual Champions Classic, a college basketball event that makes the college basketball preconference much more exciting. It features Duke, the former team of Chris Collins, along with Kentucky and Michigan State every season.
However, per NCAA rule, Chris Collins can’t go see his former team, the Duke Blue Devils play live in person. Even though, it’s super-convenient. Well technically he can as Duke is facing Kansas. But if they were facing MSU, NCAA by-laws would prevent him from attending.
So if Chris Collins wants to go see Coach K. and all his old friends from Durham, take on the Jayhawks, he better not be a second early! His eyes may catch a minute or two of the Spartans game! Avert your gaze!
“I don’t know if I’ll be able to go, I’ll see how it goes,” Chris Collins responded when I asked ...