In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
Jabari Parker set career highs with 29 points and 16 rebounds, Quinn Cook hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 points, and No. 11 Duke coasted to an 89-68 win over Boston College on Saturday night.
Mike Gorman told Toucher and Rich Tuesday morning that Danny Ainge would be a great poker player, because he loves (trade) chips.
Tankapalooza is alive and well, so our Celtics blogger Brian Robb gave us his Top 5 amateur basketball prospects.
Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge discussed the end of the Celtics winning streak, the preparation of Coach Stevens in relation to other coaches he’s worked with and whether or not this upcoming draft class is all that.