I sat down early Monday with Jeff Borzello and Matt Norlander to look back, look ahead and discuss a number of issues in the sport. Among them:
- Was Mike Krzyzewski smart to bench Jabari Parker in Duke's loss at Notre Dame?
- Can anybody remember another star player getting benched like that?
- Which upset from the weekend was the most surprising?
- Should Kansas still be the pick to win the Big 12?
- Is it time to remove Andrew Wiggins from Player of the Year consideration?
- How about the job San Diego State's Steve Fisher is doing?
- And what about Cincinnati's Mick Cronin?
- Was Connecticut's early resume misleading?
- Should Doug McDermott be the leading candidate for National Player of the Year?
- Why doesn't he get the same kind of attention that other POY candidates get?
- Should McDermott consider growing a mustache or something?
Beyond all that, we got into a pretty random (but hopefully interesting) conversation about cheating at the high-major level -- specifically why the rewards far outweigh any risks, and why more programs aren't caught cheating even though there's presumably lots of cheating going on. Also: BCS picks! Because, why not?
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