16 years ago, the one-man wrecking crew that is known around the world as Allen Iverson, was a sophomore at Georgetown University. Under the tutelage of Big John Thompson, the Hoyas would return to their glory days as Iverson and Co. got all the way to the Elite 8 in the 1996 NCAA tournament. Rocking the patent leather Jordan XI’s, rocking a taper fade with no braids and the iconic Hoya blue and gray…it all seemed like a blur back then. We all know now how things turned out for A.I. past ’96, but Iverson’s March Madness run was a fun one.
Here are the 11 articles, videos, blogs and other pieces of tomfoolery to serve as your reading material this fine Sunday.
Beyond The Arc: Tickets for the IU-UK rematch won’t be cheap
The Classical: Monta Ellis as Religious Experience
Jason Whitlock: Kobe benefits most from LeBron hate
Pro Football Talk: Jim McMahon says NFL lied to players about brain injuries
Real McCoy Sports: Lehigh’s Gabe Knutson: Tourney Ready
Sole Collector: Performance Review: Air Jordan 2012 Deluxe
Very Smart Brothas: My Deepest, Darkest Secret: Beard Envy