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Each week, Ill write about the sport I love: college basketball:Milestone time, baby! Congratulations to Kansas coach Bill Self on his 600th career win. Cheap MLB Jerseys Authentic . He earned it when the Jayhawks beat UMKC last week. Rick Pitino got his 400th win as Louisvilles coach last weekend.Jayson Tatum lived up to his billing when I saw him during Dukes win over Florida. He is so smooth, handles the ball well at 6-foot-8, drives to the basket with an explosiveness. He missed the early part of the season, so the best is still to come. Duke is getting players healthy and when they have all the parts, watch out.The 2017 Jimmy V. Classic pairings were announced. Connecticut will meet Syracuse while Villanova faces Gonzaga. The Huskies recently beat the Orange at Madison Square Garden. Connecticut and Syracuse also played an epic game in 2009, a contest the Orange won in six overtimes.We have rankings that start in early November. My gut says rankings should begin when conference play starts!Everybody in the SEC is playing for second place. Kentucky is that good!Indiana State upset a ranked Butler team last week. It came on Larry Birds 60th birthday, a great present for a great Sycamore.How about a salute to UT Arlington. Last season, the Mavericks beat Memphis and Ohio State. This season, UTA has knocked off Texas and now Saint Marys. Scott Cross has done a great job coaching this team. Sun Belt foes need to take notice.Rhode Island suffered a tough loss at Houston. The Rams were shorthanded as forward and defensive star?Hassan Martin?was sidelined with a quad injury. Martin is out indefinitely.Sophomore Yankuba Sima has decided to transfer from St. Johns. He started eight of the teams first 10 games this season and averaged six points per game. Tariq Owens was given the starting assignment in the first game Sima missed. Cheap Cubs Jerseys China . The visitors took a deserved lead in the 16th minute with midfielder Yohan Cabaye curling the ball beyond Adrian from inside the penalty area. Cheap Chicago Cubs Jerseys . It was the second consecutive win for the Pacers (2-5), who lost their first five preseason games. Jeff Teague led the Hawks (1-5) with 17 points and eight assists and Al Horford had 12 points and seven rebounds. Mike Scott scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half. http://www.cheapcubsjerseysshop.com/ . Parker had 26 points and eight assists and San Antonio beat Toronto 112-99 Monday night. "We won that game because of Tony Parkers aggressiveness," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. "His juice; his aggression all night long. For years, Super Smash Brothers Melee has been touted as an esports anomaly. Its competitive community has managed to thrive despite being superseded by two sequels and, in its 15th year, Melee continues to grow in viewership and entrants for large events. Just as impressive is the fact that another game in a similar situation is quietly gathering momentum of its own: Super Smash Brothers for the original Nintendo 64 (Smash 64).Unlike Melee, the Smash 64 community never had early bearings in the form of tournaments and official competitions. Once in a while the top players hosted small meetups at homes or on the side at larger Smash events. Primarily, the Smash 64 community congregated online via emulators.If you have loosely followed Smash 64, then you probably know of Joel Isai Alvarado, a legend in Melee in his own right for pioneering Captain Falcon; you have probably watched many of his mesmerizing Smash 64 videos full of zero-to-death combos that led into five or six-stock victories. Hes rightfully garnered a reputation in outside circles as an untouchable god in Smash 64, but the competition in both population and overall skill has developed considerably over recent years.In the past, Isai sandbagged opponents at Smash 64 events, preferring to pick lower tier characters such as Link, Jigglypuff or Mario to test the competition. He won Apex 2014 as Jigglypuff over one of the best Japanese players at the time, and showed how far ahead of everyone else he was.Catching up to IsaiOver the years, the game evolved. Advanced movement and combos once only accessible to Isai became much more commonplace among the current top players. Online resources and dedicated figureheads have promoted a larger interest into Smash 64. Now, several regions include the game in tournament rotation along with Melee and Smash 4.Earlier in the year, Genesis 3 brought in record-breaking numbers for Smash 64 with a total of 238 entrants. Isai himself returned after a significant hiatus, and the big question was whether he could still win a major despite the years of inactivity. General fans thought Isai was a considerable favorite, but Smash 64 enthusiasts viewed him as an underdog. Fans tuned into the Genesis 3 sttream to see if Isai could repeat his Apex 2014 run to win another major, but his run fell quickly short as even his top-tier Fox and Pikachu were not enough to win. Wholesale Cubs Jerseys. . He landed in fourth place as Keisuke Wangera Satou double-eliminated him. The competition had progressed to surpass Isai.Even with the apparent increase in numbers and higher overall skill, there are questions that remain about the true nature of the Smash 64 scene. Peru and Japan are heralded as some of the best Smash 64 regions, but due to the cost of travel, they have never competed against each other. While Japan brings a small handful of players to Apex or Genesis, they have never come in full force. The only encounters with Peru are when top North American players such as Daniel SuperBoomFan Hoyt travel to play against them in their homeland.Smash 64 history in the makingOn August 12-14, Super Smash Con will assemble all of the Smash 64 community in arguably the most stacked event ever. At 314 entrants, it is now the biggest Smash 64 tournament in the history of the game, 76 entrants over Genesis 3. The numbers continue to show that the scene is growing at a sustained and unprecedented rate. Furthermore, this is the first competition that brings together the top Japanese and Peruvian players. To put this in perspective, this is hockeys equivalent of pitting Canada and Russia against each other for the first time.The talent pool is unbelievably deep, with 47 out of the top 50 North American players competing alongside the slew of international heavy-hitters. Making it out of bracket will be insanely difficult and predicting the top eight will be nigh impossible.Who will reach the top eight? How do each regions top players measure up? Will the international competition overrun North America like it does in other esports such as League of Legends? Can fabled legends such as SuperBoomFan or Isai defend North America?While the Smash 4 and Melee viewership numbers reign supreme in Smash, you will do yourself a disservice if you dont tune in to witness Smash 64 history at Super Smash Con. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '