Final Four Preview: While Cranking “Eyes of the World,” Walton Lectures Bruins on Pyramid of Success

Bill Walton sets up his easel in the front of the out-of-the-way hotel meeting room in the Indianapolis Inn. It’s in this hotel where his UCLA Bruins are staying before tonight’s Final Four game against undefeated Gonzaga. He sets a 10-foot-by-10-foot chart on the easel showing John Wooden’s “Pyramid of Success” image that has sold […]

NCAA Basketball: Early March Madness Preview

It’s almost that time of year again. The weather is getting warmer, teams are reporting to Spring Training, and birds are returning north. In college basketball terms, that means it’s almost time for March Madness. The selection committee recently released its initial 1-4 seeds. Here’s how things shook out:   Duke, Gonzaga, Virginia, Tennessee Michigan, […]