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November 24th, 2012

Division III’s Jack Taylor Shatters Points Record

Jack Taylor, a sophomore at Division III Grinnell College in Iowa, shattered the NCAA scoring record by scoring 138 points in a game on Tuesday. Bill speaks with Chris Varney, who provided play-by-play for the record-setting game.

October 27th, 2012

Armstrong Joins Paterno In Altered Sports History Books

The International Cycling Union stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France wins, making the winner of those races…nobody. Bill Littlefield looks at the recent history of rewriting the sports history books.

September 12th, 2012

Harvard Cheating Scandal: More Than A Sports Story

In just under two months, Harvard University’s men’s basketball team, winners of last year’s Ivy League Championship and participant in the 2012 NCAA tournament, will open its season against M.I.T. But this week, the team made news away from sports, as some of its members are under investigation surrounding collaborative cheating. Bill Littlefield discusses the circumstances of the scandal.

June 27th, 2012

UConn Among Hoop Squads Not Making The Grade

Among the teams you will not see in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament next spring are Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, North Carolina-Wilmington, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, six other teams, and the University of Connecticut. Bill Littlefield explains why this never needs to happen again.

March 31st, 2012

NCAA Final Four 2012: Rivals And Acquaintances

Kentucky and Louisville represent one of the most bitter rivalries in college sports. They play at 6 o’clock on Saturday. The late game doesn’t feature a rivalry, but instead two traditional powerhouses of college basketball – Kansas and Ohio State. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou previews the two match-ups.

March 24th, 2012

‘Don’t Put Me In, Coach’ By Mark Titus

Mark Titus never quite made it as a basketball player. He walked on for the Ohio State Buckeyes, but played in just 32 games, taking six shots in four seasons. He’s since found a second career as an author and blogger. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his book, “Don’t Put Me In, Coach”.

March 24th, 2012

Syracuse, Ohio State Represent East In NCAA’s Elite Eight

Syracuse and Ohio State have advanced in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The Buckeyes and Orange will play on Saturday for the right to advance to the Final Four in New Orleans. Bill Littlefield looks at the top teams in the East Region.

March 17th, 2012

Syracuse Stumbles Into NCAA Tourney’s Second Round

Syracuse was nearly tripped up in the NCAA tournament on Thursday, and they must press on without star center Fab Melo. Bill Littlefield spoke with Mike Waters of the Syracuse Post-Standard about Syracuse’s chances in the coming rounds and off-court controversies about the program.

March 14th, 2012

Should The NFL Void The Saints’ Super Bowl?

In college sports, teams have seen wins, and even championships, voided as a result of breaking the rules. Bill Littlefield explores the possibility of stripping the New Orleans Saints of their Super Bowl title because of a former coach’s bounty-hunting program.

March 14th, 2012

A Member Of Harvard’s 1946 NCAA Tournament Team Looks Back

The Harvard men’s basketball team has qualified for the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1946. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou talks with 89-year-old Louis Desci, Jr., who played on the ’46 team, about his memories of college and semi-pro basketball in the 1940s.

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