So, there is a guy in Vegas, who was more nervous than the real Supreme Commander Sooner Nation David Boren while watching last night’s Big Monday slugfest between the Sooners and Cyclones.
The fellow had plopped down 5 bucks at a betting parlor in Sin City on a 15 game parlay. He was on a 14 game roll, after Ws by the four favorites in the NFL playoffs, San Jose Sharks, and in college hoops, ‘Nova, VCU, Baylor, Florida, Cal Poly, San Diego State, North Dakota State, Creighton and Wisconsin.
Cal Poly? Really?
All he needed was an Oklahoma victory in Hilton, and at 32,600 to 1 odds, he’d have pocketed $163 large.
He didn’t collect, as we know. But his odds of collecting were actually shorter than those for any suckers who might be foolishly wagering that Rick Pitino will be the next coach at UNLV.
This is a rumor, the half life of which has probably already expired. If not, it shall soon enough.
After Wednesday night’s snow game against Florida State, The Rick and his squad will brave the upcoming winter storm for trips to Atlanta and bucolic, not very accessible Blacksburg, Va. Both on network TV.
If you think RP, looming scandal and all, is going to trade in his bespoke Brioni wardrobe for Patagonia layers, his primetime games on The World Wide Leader and that itinerary for trips to Logan and Colorado Springs for February Mountain West matchups, I got a $1000 raffle ticket for you, winner shares dinner at a Porcini’s table with Pitino, his bride Joanne, Andre McGee, Karen Sypher and Katina Powell. Continue reading Hoopaholics Gazette: Vegas Odds & Conference Slogs