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Topic - Jay Bilas
The sweetest tale emerging from this year's NCAA tournament already included big-hearted Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne and an 8-year-old fan battling cancer known as "Princess Lacey" to her Twitter followers - and now ESPN analyst Jay Bilas is aboard.
Until late last week, $179.95 bought an "officially licensed" autographed photo of Reggie Bush from the online bazaar slathered with NCAA logos. Yes, that Reggie Bush.
There is dribbling, lots of dribbling, in college basketball these days. There is bumping and banging, lots of bumping and banging. Not to mention all the grabbing and tripping and colliding.
College basketball teams have been offensively challenged all season, at times struggling to score 50 points. And as one coach says, no one is enjoying the drop-off.
Would someone please remind me again of the problem with college basketball? I recall some consternation between Selection Sunday and opening-round action in the NCAA tournament, but it's fuzzy.
The Big East can lay claim right now to being the best basketball conference in America.
Mike Krzyzewski and Dean Smith are on the verge of sharing a spot in the record books _ even if only for a few days.
"Tom talked about how Adreian has taught him lessons about life," Bilas told the AP, taking a break from his work during a second half timeout in Friday's Duke-Mercer game. "What Adreian Payne has done is inspiring."
"If you could watch that and not be moved to tears, you need to check yourself because I was," Bilas said. "I was blown away by it and by her."