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Welcome to the 2010 College Basketball Road Trip

Posted on: February 18, 2010 4:23 pm
 

MATT JONES:  8:00 AM



Welcome to the beginning of one of the poorer decisions we and CBS Sports have ever made.  This is the CBS Sports.com College Basketball Road Trip for 2010.  You don’t know who we are, but hopefully you will learn over the next ten days.  I am Matt Jones and taking the trip with me are C.M. Tomlin, TJ Beisner and Drew Franklin and over the next 11 days, we will be going to 10 college basketball games from locations as diverse as Lawrence Kansas to Ithaca, New York.   In the meantime we will chronicle our trip and hopefully paint a picture of the diverse world of college basketball in ways that you haven’t before seen.

You may be wondering, “who are these guys and why would CBS want them to do a roadtrip?”  That is a very good question and one we have wondered since we got the assignment.  We run Kentuckysportsradio.com and for the last four years, we have been covering Kentucky basketball in the “most ridiculous manner possible.”  Now it is time to take that reporting ethic national and move from simply making jokes about Billy Gillispie’s drinking and Rick Pitino’s carousing to making fun of more national topics like Luke Harangody’s hair and Roy Williams’ sensitivity to world issues.  Whether we succeed is up in the air, but if Seth Davis can still have a job in television, there is hope for us all (we kid because we love).

The trip begins tonight with a game in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and moves from there to locations near and far.  A look at our schedule:

Thursday:  Pittsburgh vs Marquette

Friday:  Old Dominion vs Northern Iowa

Saturday:  Siena vs Butler

Sunday:  Ohio St vs Michigan St

Monday:  Oklahoma vs Kansas

Tuesday:  Visit University of Kentucky

Wednesday:  Florida St vs North Carolina

Thursday:  Murray State vs Morehead State

Friday:  Princeton vs Cornell

Saturday:  Villanova vs Syracuse

Sunday:  Duke vs Virginia

Over the course of the next 11 days, we will bring you the trip in all its ridiculousness, dodging snow storms, speed traps and Bobby Knight’s breath.  It begins now and we hope you enjoy.  And if you see a faded rented Kia Rondo rolling down the road, give us a wave.  And if you are a student or a fan of one of the schools we are visiting or simply want to make suggestions or comments on the trip, email us at collegebasketballroadtrip@gmail.com.   We are off.

Category: NCAAB
Comments

Since: Feb 19, 2010
Posted on: February 19, 2010 2:45 pm
 

Welcome to the 2010 College Basketball Road Trip

Wouldn't surprise me a bid if some of the towns, later in the trip, turn out the lights and lock the doors before you get there. Great job guys.



Since: Nov 22, 2006
Posted on: February 19, 2010 9:24 am
 

Welcome to the 2010 College Basketball Road Trip

Great job guys!!  Got one more ticket to any of the games???!



Since: Feb 18, 2010
Posted on: February 18, 2010 8:35 pm
 

Welcome to the 2010 College Basketball Road Trip

I am trying to make the UVa dUKe game. However, it is only a one day road trip for me .......Cool

I Blog U KSR



Since: Feb 18, 2010
Posted on: February 18, 2010 7:48 pm
 

Welcome to the 2010 College Basketball Road Trip

Way to go guys!  Make us proud, you're off to a good start!



Since: Jan 4, 2010
Posted on: February 18, 2010 7:27 pm
 

Welcome to the 2010 College Basketball Road Trip

Looking forward to it!  Have fun and get back in one piece  :-)



Since: Feb 18, 2010
Posted on: February 18, 2010 7:14 pm
 

Welcome to the 2010 College Basketball Road Trip

great so far guys.




Since: Dec 17, 2009
Posted on: February 18, 2010 6:42 pm
 

Welcome to the 2010 College Basketball Road Trip

Don't worry, CBS Sportsline (yeah, I said it) covered themselves by putting this disclaimer at the bottom of each of your posts.

"The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the author and do not reflect the views of CBS Sports or CBSSports.com"




The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the author and do not reflect the views of CBS Sports or CBSSports.com