a brief, very nonscientific survey demonstrates that the cardinals are not night people. So while I'm excited that I won't miss any of the BET action due to work, I'm extra glad we won yesterday (as if I could be more glad) because we stink after the sun sets.
Dig, if you will, the picture:
Night games since Jan:
Providence, Villanova, Seton Hall, UConn, St. Johns, ND, Georgetown, Marquette. We won only three of those, and two of those were nail-biters. Two of the losses were ass-whippingly embarrassing.
Day games since Jan:
UK, Pitt, Cincy, WVU, Rutgers, Syracuse, DePaul, UConn, Syracuse. OK, I'm not saying we dominated the day games, but we did win a couple of VERY big games and gave Pitt all they could handle.
I know, I know, the top line probably has a higher aggregate RPI then the bottom line, but still, the games where we have faded the fastest or simply not shown up at all were all night games. We were in every single one of the day games depending on how you view the UK game.
Pitino has to know that drawing the late game in the BET is going to present a challenge for his team which refreshes the meaning of Cinderella. Hopefully the gravitas of The Garden will wake the guys up. Or maybe they just need set the clocks back about 7 hours, clearly they optimal time for them to be on the court is between the hours of 12 and 4.