Friday Sports Briefs

The NCAA’s Concept of Amateurism at its Best Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith earned an $18,000 bonus when Ohio State wrestler Logan Stieber won the 141-pound wrestling NCAA championship last week.  Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports has the story. As a reminder, in its rules the NCAA states that “student-athletes should be protected from […]

Big East Men’s Basketball Preview

By Richard Kent 1. Villanova: They are so deep at guard that it is scary.  A Final Four team last year.Corey Fisher leads. 2. WVU: Da’Sean Butler may be the best player in the Big East. 3. UConn: Also a Final Four team last year.  They boast the best coach in Jim Calhoun.  Stanley Robinson […]