Tuesday, February 01, 2005must-read.
-- Don't look now, but Texas Tech has won seven of nine since losing to Iowa in mid-December. The Red Raiders have climbed into fourth place in the Big 12 standings and 42nd in the RPI. Bob Knight might not need to (again) refund his salary at season's end.
-- Awww, shux. Lorenzo Perez of the Raleigh (NC) News & Observer notes there will be fewer ACC Tournament tickets per school this year. The culprits? Miami, Virginia Tech and the Tournament's relocation to our nation's capital. That being said, I want in. And at less than $300 per 2-game session. Any ideas? (Ed. Note: This article includes the seemingly mandatory daily link to commentary by Fred Barakat).
-- Are former Washington football player Terry Johnson and current UW basketball star Nate Robinson friends with benefits? Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times wants to know.