Prime example of NCAA Basketball’s superiority over NCAA Football (at least in one respect): The pickle with Murray State.
For what college basketball lacks in star power and broad appeal against football, it gains in fairness.
Last week, voters were strong-armed into voting the Racers into the 7th spot in the polls, their highest ranking in school history. That was after a run of 23-straight victories to start the year, which made them the last unbeaten team in the country. But alas, that is all gone now after a stunning loss to conference rival Tennessee State, 72-68, at home, less a game that had Murray State favored by 12.5 points. Instead it was a loss that exposed them for what they really are as we head into conference championship play at the end of the month. Continue reading