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The Mid-Morning Dump: We've Reached the Quarter Pole

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On This Day

MARCH 31, 1975. Legendary UCLA head basketball coach John Wooden won his 10th national championship in 12 years. He had announced his retirement just 48 hours earlier.

Iowa State Basketball

MANAGERS ARE PEOPLE, TOO. And, aided by advanced metrics and plenty of celebrity involvement, the student managers Final Four is a real life thing.

Iowa State Football

CARDINAL AND GOLD AND BLUE. Matt Campbell and Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh are teaming up to lead the Showtyme Elite Football Camp on June 13 in Addison, TX.

DOING WHAT I CAN TO MAKE THE IMPOSSIBLE HAPPEN. It's hard read this piece from Tommy Birch and not think about Georges NiangKamari Cotton-Moya is taking care of his body, leaning on his family and dialing it in for 2016.

BEAM SCOTTY UP. Reserve TE Scotty Schaffner is transferring from Iowa State after the spring semester. Anybody want to play tight end?

CFTV. Get to know defensive line coach Eli Rasheed.

Around the Country

I'LL TAKE THAT ASHEVILLE JOB. Did you know Roy Williams is the 25th highest paid head coach this year among NCAA Tournament head coaches? 2016 salaries are out!

DUKE DYNASTY. Duke wasn't supposed to beat UNLV in the 1991 national semifinal. The moment they did changed college basketball forever.

UFC 200. Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will officially rematch July 9 in Las Vegas.

SANCTION THIS, BITCH. UNC-Syracuse is a nightmare Final Four matchup for NCAA President Mark Emmert, which nobody likely gives two shits about.

THEY WERE ALMOST COOL. The NIT Championship is tonight, a sullen reminder that both Valparaiso and George Washington were snubbed for NCAA Tournament bids in favor of Temple and Pittsburgh.

HIDE AND GO STEAL. Lakers G Marcelo Huertas is a child.

IT'S BASEBALL SEASON. SB Nation's 2016 MLB preview is out. Go Red Sox.