Cardinal give season adrenaline shot

Originally Published: October 25, 2012
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW

Basketball in "paradise" places can result in some unexpected outcomes. Whether it's Hawaii or the Bahamas or the Virgin Islands or some other sand-and-sun distraction in November-December, favorites can fall unexpectedly.

So perhaps you can attribute No. 1 Baylor's 71-69 loss to No. 4 Stanford on Friday in part to the "Honolulu effect." Another factor? Baylor point guard Odyssey Sims played just four minutes because of a hamstring injury.

But, ultimately, credit the ...

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