by Ken Pomeroy on Friday, January 21, 2011
Within approximately 24 hours both The Sporting News’ Mike DeCourcy and CBS’s Seth Davis expressed a similar sentiment via twitter to oddly identical questions.
@mikevukkdka What is biggest thing that will keep Pitt from the Final 4?”—Can they generate scoring chances to beat elite D, shot clock?
Not scoring enough, fast enough RT @jshepler66: What one thing could derail Pitt from making the Final Four?
Ladies and gentlemen, I worry about us as a hoops-watching nation. Last season, we blew off the #1 rated offense in the country for four reasons that I can think of, presented in order of importance.
1) Team had a history of recent tournament disappointments
2) Team lacked player coveted by NBA scouts
3) Team didn’t shoot well (By the end of the season, team ranked 136th in the country in the dreaded…