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    One Day at a Time

    by Ken Pomeroy on Thursday, December 16, 2004


    Day one of the post-Majerus era at ESPN did not go so well. Doug Gottlieb, whom I have praised in the past, botched a rule interpretation at the end of the DePaul/Northwestern game. He stated that the privilege of running the baseline on the throw-in after a made basket is lost after a second timeout. It sounds stupid and it was - Gottlieb was dead wrong. We all know Rick Majerus wouldn't have screwed that up. Anyway, I guess I must move on. Sigh. It's just so hard. To Gottlieb's credit, he stuck to his guns, even though the official who would have made the call on a violation was Tim Higgins. The same Tim Higgins who has worked like 20 Final Fours.

    Following up on yesterday's post, where I singled out three conferences for their unusual performance so far, the Missouri Valley is finally getting attention from local scribes.…

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