"You can’t check me, man!"
I like @dcsportsbog . Dan Steinberg and I tend to laugh at the same things. Like these no-duh requirements for the next Georgetown assistant coach:
”* Experience coaching in the sport of basketball
* Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the game of basketball
* Proficient in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications.
* Available weekends and evenings.”
I’m hoping some guy applies who’s like ‘Um, yeah, Saturday’s no good for me. That’s when I have my bowling league. And my birthday’s in March, so I’d like to take a week off around then.’
“Game of the Day: No. 8 Syracuse vs. No. 11 Georgetown (4:00 p.m. ET, CBS)
The story lines are not in short supply Saturday. No. 11 Georgetown and No. 8 Syracuse meet at the Carrier Dome for the final time as Big East members. The two teams are tied atop the conference standings. A record-breaking on-campus crowd is expected to be in attendance. The fire of the rivalryhas been stoked by some inflammatory comments by Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams.
The spirit of Big East basketball, a spirit that so many have eulogized with the onset of conference realignment, will be showcased Saturday.
James Southerland has been a big boost to the Orange lineup since returning to the lineup, scoring in double digits in each of the four games he has played in and helping to extend defenses out toward the perimeter. Georgetown’s biggest obstacle will be avoiding the offensive woes that plagued it early in the season, those of which have mostly disappeared in the past 11 games.”
(via Pregame Shootaround 2.23.13: Classic Syracuse-Georgetown Big East rivalry ends Saturday | CollegeBasketballTalk)
“It will continue. It will continue,” Thompson said of the future of the Syracuse-Georgetown rivalry. “Now, is it gonna be every year? I don’t know. The unfortunate fact, when they started this process of breaking off, is now they’ve fallen into the clump of out-of-conference scheduling, and that’s a hard balance to try to fit in each and every thing. […] We don’t know who’s gonna be in your league, how many league games you’re going to play.”
(via Is there a chance that the Maryland-Georgetown rivalry could restart? | CollegeBasketballTalk)