Thursday, March 15, 2007

The Colonial Ass-kicking Association

If ever a league deserved to inject a little hubris right into its name, it's the Colonial Athletic Association. Last year, conference member George Mason took out a string of heavies, including Michigan State, North Carolina and Connecticut. Now, Virginia Commonwealth disposes of the bracket's resident 800-pound gorilla, the all-star sociology scholars of Duke University. The line between the majors and the mids continues to fade.