The Mooney Tree
Basketball / UR

The Mooney Tree

I was mildly surprised by tremendous┬áthis post: Chris Mooney is the 65th longest tenured coach in D1 men’s basketball (out of 351). Well done him, UR, and Jim Miller (for the hire). Mooney’s position also passed a little known rule: all coaches in the top 66 for longest tenure must have a coaching tree. Without … Continue reading »

Basketball

Hello, Old Friend…

Updated 3/15 with additional links, notes, etc. It’s good to see you again, #12 seed! It’s been too long! I like this team feeling slighted by the Committee. Get mad. And then get after it. Not pictured, but reading Dr. Sweats’ reaction to the seeding in the SpiderTV video…he seems pleased. Certainly more comfortable/confident than … Continue reading »

Basketball

Feeling Good, Lewis!

Pitchers and catchers are reporting to work in Arizona and Florida today. The Spider baseball team, long since hard at work, throws their first that counts in five days down at Duke. The MBB Spiders survived the fourth game in a string of conference gotta-haves to record their third straight 20-win season, the only the … Continue reading »