The 10 Dumbest States in America

Kim Hastings FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 7 Comments

The financial website “The Street” went on a quest to find the states where the most intelligent people reside. While I have nothing but respect for Massachusetts, Minnesota, Connecticut, et. al, my greatest interest in their findings were largely in the other direction. What states put out the greatest percentile of dummies … and what might it say about college …

Altman and Larranaga: Restoring Hope to College Basketball

Nathan Roholt FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 6 Comments

For college basketball purists; those who care about balance and building programs, the end of the 2011-12 college basketball season was the sport’s absolute nadir.  The Kentucky Wildcats were national champions, despite being a team assembled in the mode of all recent teams under head coach John Calipari: a collection of high school stars whose featured players first played as …