Wednesday, March 4, 2009

THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO…

HMMM…

We are taught early on that change is the only consistent thing in life. It would seem that sports serves as a nice little microcosm for said life, so maybe college basketball is a subset of the subset…

A lot has changed in college basketball over the years – players are bigger, stronger and faster. New shots (dunk, three-pointers) have been introduced along with a shot clock.

And, then there are the shorts – from tight-tight to big and baggy…

But, one thing has changed…Free throw percentages for college players are virtually the same as they were years and years ago. According to John Branch of the New York Times, “Since the mid-1960s, men's college players have made about 69 percent of free throws…”

Read the whole story here, it’s interesting: http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/story/1427978.html

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