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Seth Davis
December 30, 2002
1. Mike Davis's meltdown was inexcusable. In charging onto the court to vehemently protest (incorrectly) a noncall against guard Bracey Wright and getting hit with two technicals when Indiana was trailing Kentucky by one with 2.6 seconds left, the Hoosiers' coach cost his team a chance to tie. After the Wildcats' 70-64 win, Davis was contrite, but how would he have felt had one of his players gone similarly ballistic?
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December 30, 2002

Three Points

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1. Mike Davis's meltdown was inexcusable. In charging onto the court to vehemently protest (incorrectly) a noncall against guard Bracey Wright and getting hit with two technicals when Indiana was trailing Kentucky by one with 2.6 seconds left, the Hoosiers' coach cost his team a chance to tie. After the Wildcats' 70-64 win, Davis was contrite, but how would he have felt had one of his players gone similarly ballistic?

2. LSU's upset of Arizona reveals more about the winner than the loser. The Wildcats, who were on the road and without senior forward Luke Walton (sprained ankle), are still the nation's best team. But the Tigers served notice to the rest of the SEC that LSU (7-1 after the win) must be reckoned with.

3. Emeka Okafor will be the Big East player of the year. At week's end Okafor, the 6'9" sophomore center for 7-0 Connecticut, was averaging 17.0 points and a conference-best 13.0 rebounds, and led the nation in blocks (5.4 average).

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