…and by the way, a player on the opposing team scored 138 points

Letter to Romenesko

From JAMES MALEWITZ: Amid my giddiness over seeing my tiny alma mater’s basketball team garner national headlines last night for the astounding 138-point performance of one of its players [Jack Taylor at the left], this gave me a chuckle: The opposing school’s SID [sports information director] buried the lede in the game recap.

I suppose that’s his or her job – and it’s only fair to give some attention to a kid who scored 70 points.

Meanwhile, here’s how the Grinnell athletics department is showcasing Taylor’s 138 points. He told Grinnell’s student newspaper last week that “we have high expectations going into the year.”

* Deadspin: Jack Taylor set a record, but it’s an empty one