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And 1: Stanford 74, USF 62

Give the big guy some Gatorade!

Hath been a long seven-plus months. Last season for the Farm Boys ended in an NIT championship, but after that final 75-51 victory over Minnesota came months of depression and solitude. What were we to do without any college hoops after Kentucky beat Kansas a few days later?

You can only stare at a wall for so long; you're not Wintermute from Neuromancer, after all… Hell, a BCS school vs. a non-D-1 game sounded like music by the time August hit. Thankfully, Nov. 9 arrived, albeit 210 days later than preferred. It signaled the start of a new Stanford basketball campaign, and a promising one at that. Fresh off that second NIT ‘ship, returning a lot of firepower, aided...

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