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Basketball just keeps winning...

NCAA Basketball: Southern California at Washington Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

No time to waste. Enjoy some Dots!

Basketball Dots

  • Dickerson showing off some nifty footwork. Matisse Thybulle keeps dominating on defense:

  • Re-live the call from Tony Castricone. It’s radio fire for your basketball ears, apparently:

Football Dots

  • How did Dante Pettis grade out in his first year with the 49ers?

  • Good perspective on just how rare and elite a player with any star ranking is:

  • The 2020 and 2021 classes in the state of Washington will be jam packed with talent at a level not seen before. Massive opportunity for the program to take another step:

  • Is college football all worth it? There’s always tons of stories about how schools improve their academic standing and national reputations through college football programs. Miami did it in the 80s and 90s. Boise State notably improved their perception as an academic institution when they started winning all the time. So we see the trend continue - small schools want to move up in the world, and do it by investing in a football infrastructure at great financial cost. Sometimes it works out. A lot of times it doesn’t and it probably wasn’t worth it from the start. After all that editorializing, here’s the actual article from Matt Brown at SB Nation - should some schools consider dropping to FCS?