My friend, longtime Internet idol, and Inside the Hall editor Ryan Corazza tried to get inside the mind of Will Sheehey -- "Indiana’s sixth man, the underrecruited, unheralded Florida native" -- to find out where all that hard work and on-court barking really come from. It's great stuff. It is also a must-click for the accompanying photo. I don't know exactly what that double-salute gesture means, but I have a feeling North Carolina got the message.
You may not have noticed, but Illinois-Chicago — an utterly dreadful program in recent seasons — has wins over Northwestern and Colorado State this season, and an out-of-nowhere 8-1 record. Jeff Eisenberg profiles coach Howard Moore, who left a career in sales to become a coach, and is leading the Flames' impressive turnaround.
Now that BracketBusters is ending, pour some out for a well-intentioned but obviously past-its-purpose event. The good news? Reddit is already brainstorming replacements.
Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams vaguely talked about that whole weird alleged incident at a local mall, and I'm still super confused.
How much money does Ohio State spend on sports? The Buckeyes now spend $1.1 million a year on athletics department compliance alone, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
You know those gripping political stories that tell the story as if it were happening now, with loads of behind-the-scenes details? The Washington Post did one of those about Maryland's move to the Big Ten.
I've been basically taking every opportunity to talk about how underrated Pittsburgh is, because Pittsburgh is really underrated. Maybe John can convince you.
Brandon Paul, long an inefficient gunner, is suddenly everyone's favorite Illini. I did not see that one coming.
Rodney Williams. 360-degree dunk. Need I say more?