We are now just days away from the start of college basketball's regular season, and I realize you're probably so distracted by football that you haven't had a chance to comb through everybody's schedules to figure out when and where the best non-conference games will be played.
That's why I'm here.
Steve Alford has only gone to one Sweet 16 in nearly 20 years. But he has never had a job like UCLA, where there's talent everywhere he'll turn. The former New Mexico coach needs players -- and he already has a pair of huge fans in two guys with major influence in the state.