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The word of the day is still "Expansion". Only this time its NCAA BB Tourney expansion. The NCAA wised up and kept the nightmare scenario at bay (for a few years at least) and the magic number is now 68. Football practice is already complete for the day and the report is inside (If I get a video, I'll update that as well). Email your tips, suggestions and requests or Tweet me. Have a great weekend everybody! Time to jump...
What You May Have Missed:
Former Mountaineer Assistant Mike Jacobs Dies - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends
News of Note:
Friday Morning Blues - WVIllustrated.com
Report from this morning's practice. I'll get a video up later if one is posted.
Sky is the limit for Devine - Times West Virginian
Around the League (and Beyond):
The Big Ten Expansion Threat Is Real. (Maybe.) - SB Nation
Reaction from around the SB Nation.
Pead injures knee - Cincinnati Enquirer
UC's starting RB
What's On Tap: NCAA Tournament Expansion
CBS-Turner reach deal to air NCAA tournament - CBSSports.com
68 teams and not the 96 nightmare
Good news on tourney expansion, but what about those opening-round games? - ESPN
To the surprise of many, the NCAA announced it would be expanding its men's basketball tournament to 68 teams, not 96. Bravo. Now keep the goodwill train going and make the four opening-round games a play-in between at-large teams.
Coaches: 68 is Fine, 96 Would've Been Better - NCAABB FanHouse
of course, it's all about padding their job security
Videos of (Dis)Interest:
Since I don't have a "Video of Interest", here's two of "(Dis)Interest."
I haven't laughed so hard in years at an internet video as I did this next one:
Cleavage Envy Gallery of the Week:
Today's Miss Throwdown is a South African model who's recently been featured in the SI Swimsuit Edition. Here's Genevieve Morton.