Monthly Archives: September 2004


Three unrelated topics to start off the week… Daneluis Part Deux Both Dave and Yoni had some criticisms about my post on the value of Vytas Danelius to Wake Forest, citing a perfectly reasonable position that his 2003-04 numbers themselves were of little value because of his gimpy state. But there is some value in […]

The start of practice is one month away. The exciting thing about the upcoming season is that there’s no obvious choice to be king of the mountain. The top spot in the polls will probably get passed around by a few teams over the course of the year. For evidence, take the fact that the […]

I wasn’t planning on continuing the discussion of college rules experiments this soon, but there’s been some breaking news. Unbeknownst to me, the WNBA altered its three point line this year from 19-9 to 20-6, mimicking the college rules experiment. (Also unbeknownst to me, the WNBA season is actually in progress.) Kevin Pelton, who works […]

Last week I mentioned the fact that preseason polls do a good job at predicting the future, with some notable exceptions. I detailed the few teams that were ranked in the preseason top 10 and missed the NCAA Tourney. In this election year, it’s only fair to give equal time to the other side – […]