By Matt Norlander
Dikembe Mutombo's nephew played in last night's SoCon final. I'm keeping this GIF forever. The Nate Wolters GIF below is also going to get repeated use.
Who said it: Mitt Romney or Mr. Burns? // Dog spends almost two months in the wild, reuinites with owner. // You'd better watch Jon Stewart on Rush Limbaugh. // More details on the iPad 3 ...
★ The Big East tournament begins in a few hours. I'll have a column on the tournament up in a little bit. You should read Dana O'Neil's though, because it's better.
★ We have follow-up stories on the Syracuse drug violations -- or possible violations. Here's what the school and its AD had to say.
★ More on how Syracuse has known about this and is/has investigated the violations in the past/currently.
★ Read up on Davidson's double-OT win last night. All four titel games were great -- theirs was the best. Can we get your thoughts, Dikembe?
★ College hoops is down? Riiiiiight. Consider last night's events, then know that UNC-Duke Saturday was the highest-rated ESPN hoops game in four years.
★ RUN SMC shirts are pretty dope.
★ Oh, wow, is this a terribly sad story out of Northwestern State.
★ With Jimmy Patsos in the NCAAs, you absolutely must read this piece on him by Kyle Whelliston. Trust me -- very much worth the 12 minutes.
★ Tues-day Truths! Tues-day Truths! Tues-day Truths!
★ Just how poorly was the MAAC final attended?
★ This lengthy Mike DeCourcy Q-and-A with John Calipari got a lot of great pub yesterday, as it deserved. Candid Cal, as always.
★ Read Luke Winn on the connection at Creighton that's helped the 'Jays become what they are.
★ Incredibly creepy Anthony Davis snowman.
★ Who gets the URI job? Here are some names you may not have heard tossed out there yet.
★ Someone needs to ask Mike Krzyzewski if he's expecting to coach the 2016 Olympics.
► This only needs to be watched for the first minute, but what a cool minute it is. See Michigan root for Ohio State.
♬ We're going with the Davidson theme this morning, since the school is back in the NCAAs for the first time since Steph Curry left. Live's "Pillar of Davidson" is off their multi-platinum so-'90s album "Throwing Copper." To be honest, I was shocked I had this in my iTunes, but I guess it's not that bad. A slow brew.