Author John Gasaway

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Hello, I'm Not Kyle Whelliston

My name is John Gasaway, and on behalf of Kyle I want to welcome you to a week of highly worrisome temp help here at The Mid-Majority. Kyle's in Vancouver to partake of what Viktor Gustaf Balck hath wrought. If I know my K-Dub he's already pounding out 3,000 words on the ineffable je ne sais quoi o...

Call 1-800-TMPO-FRE Today!

John's guest-hosting this week while Kyle's in Vancouver. I occasionally receive email like this: I have a question regarding the comparison of players from different conferences. How can one compare, say, Freshman A from Conference USA to Freshman B from the Big 12 in terms of production, given...

Expansion's Bad If You're Already In

John's guest-hosting this week while Kyle's in Vancouver. The NCAA is considering expanding the D-I men's basketball tournament to either 68 or 96 teams, and it is the latter scenario that has occasioned the most discussion and debate. After all, adding three more teams is less interesting and not...

Presenting the THEMMA Awards

John's guest-hosting this week while Kyle's in Vancouver. Which of course stands for the Temporary Help's Evaluation of Mid-Major Achievement. Is it presumptuous to dish out awards from the Olympian (you know, that adjective is much more situation-neutral and less confusing 99 percent of the time) ...

How to Win Tournament Games and Export your Coach

John's guest-hosting this week while Kyle's in Vancouver. On Tuesday I offered one free Gasaway to the first-mid-major that contacted me. I will now be providing free opponent scouting for the NCAA tournament in a robust and tempo-free way to a nameless program, or perhaps even programs if they all...

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One Beautiful Season

1BS weaved the history of mid-major college basketball together with stories from the 2009-10 season, culminating in Butler's epic run to the National Championship game. Now it's available as a free download: PDF in the original 592-page book layout with all photos and graphics, or ePub format for electronic reading devices.