It’s a story Goodluck Okonoboh has told countless times. He is fortunate to tell it, though, so he never tires of it.
There is a grand tradition among casual sports fans the day after Selection Sunday of scrambling to find information on college basketball’s smaller conference teams in an effort to decide which upsets to predict in NCAA Tournament games.
Stefan Nastic and the Cardinal — like the Rebels — have started the year 2-0. While the Rebels have survived a pair of last-second shots for two narrow home victories, Stanford has handled South Dakota State and Wofford with relative ease.
It’s a difficult thing, almost impossible at times, to preach freedom as a coach one minute and urge discipline the next.