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Archive for March 24th, 2009

Tuesday Sweet 16 Coaches Recap

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Sports Radio Interviews has searched high and wide the last few days to give you analysis from the coaches still left in the Sweet 16.We've done seven so far in individual postings and here are the first seven in one large posting. This year's Sweet Sixteen is full of huge college ...

Maybe The Hottest Coaching Name In America

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

The Big East has set an NCAA record with five teams from one conference in the Sweet 16.  The East Region has two teams including Pittsburgh and Villanova.  Of the 10 games played by the five remaining Big East teams 8 of them were won by double digits with an ...

Could This Be 2003 All Over Again?

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

In 2003, the Syracuse Orange were a 3 seed and ended up winning the national championship led by Freshmen Carmelo Anthony and Gerry McNamara.  Not only did it make every Syracuse graduate (myself included) and fan ecstatic, but it also gave Jim Boeheim a grace period where he was free ...

Duke Gets to Sweet 16 For First Time in 3 Years

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

It's usually taken for granted that Duke and North Carolina will make the Sweet 16 every year.  Well, Duke ended a two year run of not making it out of the first weekend by beating Texas 74-69 on Saturday and now face an athletic and rough Villanova team. The season turned ...

Matt Painter Has Purdue Going Full Steam Ahead

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

It looks like Purdue Boilermakers head coach Matt Painter has completed the turn-around of the program that Gene Keady had built up then let falter in his final years of his illustrious career. Painter took over officially in 2005 and only won nine games his first year. But his teams ...

Tom Izzo And The Spartans Survive Dangerous Southern Cal Team

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Want to know just how consistently good Tom Izzo's Michigan State Spartans squads have been during his 14 year run in Lansing? How about this impressive streak. In the last 12 years, every Spartan who has stayed for four years has made it to the ultimate destination for any young ...

Russ Pennell and The Arizona Wildcats Head To Sweet 16

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

About this time last week, everybody was hemming and hawing about the inclusion of 19 win, 12 loss Arizona to this year's Big Dance. Two victories later, the Wildcats are heading to the Sweet 16, erasing any doubt along the way about whether or not they were deserving of an ...

Jim Calhoun’s Huskies Blast Texas A&M, Advance To Second Weekend

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

After not being on the sidelines for his Huskies 1st round rout of Tennessee Chattanooga for health related reasons, Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun was there to lead his team on Saturday. The opponent - if you could call it that - was Texas A&M. The final score? Nowhere near ...