What would you think if you attended a youth basketball game and you witnessed a parent go over to their child on the bench every time they came out of the game?
I’m not sure what the adult says to the child but I have never seen this in my life. I was shocked, especially after I was told it happens every game.
Harvard and UConn last night. Tommy Amaker’s team recently moved into the top 25 for the first time in the history of the school and who do they face? The defending National Champions.
The No. 25 Crimson’s first game ever as a ranked team didn’t end the way they wanted, but they gave a more-than-solid effort in Thursday night’s 67-53 loss to No. 9 Connecticut in Storrs, Conn.
“I thought it got away from us for a bit but we certainly fought to get back into position, put some game pressure on them,” said Amaker, who also coached at Seton Hall and Michigan. “But our kids have been able to handle things thus far in a very, very admirable way.”
Harvard became the first Ivy League team to reach the Top 25 since Princeton in 1998. The Crimson were trying for their first 9-0 start since they went 10-0 to start the 1904-05 season. Jeremy Lamb had 18 points and Andre Drummond added 12 for Connecticut (8-1).
Kyle Tucker of the Louisville-Courier on Indiana-Kentucky Saturday afternoon. Tom Crean has the Hoosiers playing well but this obviously will be the biggest test thus far for Crean’s team.
This isn’t the only solid match-up this weekend; UNLV-Wisconsin and Michigan State-Gonzaga also on the college hoops schedule.
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