Medcalf/Brennan: At The Watercooler
Every Sunday, two of our writers will gather at the proverbial watercooler -- in this case, the digital one -- to discuss all the latest happenings in college basketball. At the end of a weekend that saw three top-10 teams from the Big East lose to unranked foes, Myron Medcalf and Eamonn Brennan kick things off thereMyron Medcalf: Eamonn, one thing is clear right now: Syracuse is No. 1 in the Big East and in the nation. Marquette put up a fight late but Syracuse didn't panic Saturday. The "Are they really No. 1 in the nation?" questions must stop. As far the rest of the Big East goes, however, I'm clueless. UConn has gone from contender to confusion. Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright took more shots than Andre Drummond, Alex Oriakhi and Jeremy Lamb combined in the Huskies' loss to Rutgers. I think the G'town loss said a lot about West Virginia and the parity in that league (below Syracuse). The Hoyas were going to lose at some point. They fell to a WVU squad that's putting it all together with Kevin Jones playing up to his potential.