Whatever started the backing-and-forthing between Louisville's Rick Pitino and Kentucky's John Calipari--a rumor spread on the recruiting trail? questionable gamesmanship during a Final Four matchup? coiffure envy? -- doesn't matter anymore.
Editor's Letter: The first time I truly understood that I lived in a basketball state was mid-August, when I tuned to a local sports radio show and heard the host and his guest talking about recruiting. Basketball recruiting.