Ashley Fox: This is as close as you will ever hear a coach come to throwing in the towel, and Doug Collins' honesty is simply a reflection of the obvious. Right now, the 76ers are simply a young team trying to get better.
Ashley Fox: The beauty of the Sixers is that they are the sum of their parts. The downside is they lack a bona fide superstar. This is not breaking news, but Dwight Howard made it even more clear last night.
Ashley Fox: This is the end for Villanova. The Wildcats will hear their name called on Selection Sunday, most likely as a double-digit seed, but the NCAA tournament will be merely a formality. Villanova's season is over. Its confidence is in tatters.
Ashley Fox covers the NFL for The Inquirer.