Thursday open thread

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Nova's Scottie Reynolds watches one of his shots at practice in Detroit.

I have a lot of other projects to work on today, so I don't have time to do too much writing.

Rich Hofmann has a column on Corey Fisher, Bob Ford has a column on Dante Cunningham and Philly.com's sports page has a poll on which 12-seed has the better chance of pulling the upset: Western Kentucky or Villanova.

Dick Jerardi puts rumors about Phi Martelli going to Providence to bed. My take is that it would make our lives a lot easier if writers would state that certain coaches would do a good job at a school, instead of listing them as "candidates" when they actually aren't. 

Mike Jensen also has a long feature piece on Crystal Langhorne and Laura Harper, the Philadelphia-area natives who are stars on the Maryland women's team. 

I leave the blog to you for the rest of the day. Share your thoughts on tonight's games and whatever else is on your mind.

I'll be back late tonight with top performances, and hopefully I'll have some video highlights if there are worthy plays.

For now, here's something I found on YouTube today. 

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