Five Random Facts from this Week
1: Anthony Bennett was the NBA’s no.1 draft pick of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Canada’s first top overall NBA draft pick ever. He is shooting 24.1% from the floor, 21.1% from three, 37.5% from the free-throw line and a paltry 2.4 points per game.
2: Alabama’s BCS title run ends at two straight. SEC teams have won 9 out of the 15 BCS titles since it started in 1998. The SEC has won 7 straight BCS titles.
3: My hometown Washington Wizards are the no.3 seed in the playoffs in the Eastern Conference. Their record? 9-9. Are you serious?
4: 2014 will be the first year of the four-team playoff system in College Football and this BCS title game is the last one of its kind (thankfully).
5: The NBA’s Eastern Conference no. 5 seed, the Atlanta Hawks, is 10-10. The Western Conference’s no.5 seed right now, the Houston Rockets, is 13-7 (per NBA.com).