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Thursday Blogdome: Jim Boeheim says Charles Barkley ‘Knows nothing about college basketball’

Mar 24, 2011, 4:43 PM EDT

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Well, the conference wasn’t just going to sit there and let Barkley talk about it like that. Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim and Louisville’s Rick Pitino appeared on ESPN’s Outside the Lines to talk tournament, and Boeheim made a point of defending the Big East. And he had a message in particular for Barkley – he called him a “funny guy” and said he liked him, but in addition to that, well … [SportsGrid]

  • BYU coach Dave Rose of the university’s honor code. “I respect the fact that people don’t really understand what the students here agree to. … But the students that do come, they do understand. It wasn’t a matter of having to explain to our team, ‘Hey listen, this is his review, this is a possibility, this might not happen, this might happen.’ They knew. It was a situation where they accepted it. The team accepts it and you move forward.” [Sports Radio Interviews]
  • Geno’s next move. Perhaps the only thing that Geno Auriemma likes more than winning is playing mind games with Pat Summitt. And what better way to do it than see her at work every day in your new position as the Volunteers men’s basketball coach? [Rumors & Rants]
  • James Harden and Eric Maynor Sing Montell Jordan’s, ‘This Is How We Do It.’ Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a clip from the Miami Heat family festival where Pat Riley got down and danced it out. The Oklahoma City Thunder recently had a season ticket holders party which featured guards James Harden and Eric Maynor sing their own rendition of Montell Jordan’s, “This is How We Do It” … [That NBA Lottery Pick]

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