The Replay: Ron Hunter, Purdue, and the Colts
Every Friday, we post up The Replay, our sports review. It’s mostly fouls and airballs.
» Floored: George State coach Ron Hunter fell off his chair after his son R.J., a Pike grad, hit a game-winning 3-pointer to cap the 14th-seeded Panthers’ upset over No. 3 seed Baylor in the NCAA tournament. The elder Hunter, the former IUPUI coach, was watching the game from a rolling stool because of an Achilles injury he suffered celebrating his team’s automatic bid to the field of 68.
Or was it the shot that KO’d Hunter?
» Dogging ‘Em: Butler Blue III seems excited about Saturday’s match-up with Notre Dame (TBS, 9:40 p.m.) and chance to advance to the Sweet 16. But what will they feed him if Butler beats a team with a dog mascot?
— Butler Blue III (@ButlerBlue3) March 19, 2015
» March Sadness: Purdue exited the tournament after an 66-65 overtime loss to Cincinnati. Remember the good times, Boilers, and take heart in knowing at least one Bearcats fan will probably be looking for work soon.
» Half Baked: The Indianapolis Colts are floating a NFL rule change that will allow teams to score 9 points on one possession. Where do they get these great ideas?
» Now Read This: How does an entire sport just disappear? Eva Holland wonders for Grantland in “The Rise and Fall of Ski Ballet.”