The West Virginia University men’s basketball team has been good this season, just check the Mountaineers’ No. 17 ranking in the Associated Press Top 25 along with very high marks in the NCAA NET rankings and various other methods used to judge college basketball teams.

Note to Readers: The bad news? This will be my 38th column on replay since 1986. The good news? When I get to my 40th, I will retire to an elder care facility in suburban Monte Carlo that has eight bowling lanes, two air hockey tables and a vending machine that sells Bugles.