Commentary

Vitale's weekly stock watch

Updated: January 25, 2010, 10:43 AM ET
By Dick Vitale

STOCK UP

• The Colts and Saints have advanced to the Super Bowl.

• Kobe Bryant became the youngest player in NBA history to score 25,000 points.

• Tim Duncan joined the NBA's 20,000-point club.

• Notre Dame women's basketball coach Muffet McGraw earned her 600th career victory.

• Villanova remained unbeaten in Big East play.

• The Denver Nuggets are riding a six-game win streak.

• Coach Tommy Amaker has done a solid job at Harvard.


STOCK DOWN

• The Knicks lost at home by 50 points, falling to the Dallas Mavericks.

• Celtics forward Rasheed Wallace was fined $35,000 for comments about officiating.

• U. S. Open champion Kim Clijsters won just one game in her loss to Nadia Petrova at the Australian Open.

• Allen Iverson was named a starter in the NBA All-Star game.

• Memphis had its 64-game Conference USA win streak snapped by UTEP.

• Golfer Jim Thorpe was sentenced to a jail term for failing to pay his income taxes.

• The Nets fell to 3-40 with an 11-game losing streak.

• The Sacramento Kings have lost seven straight games.

Dick Vitale

College Basketball analyst
Dick Vitale, college basketball's top analyst and ambassador, joined ESPN during the 1979-80 season. His thorough knowledge of the game is brought forth in an enthusiastic, passionate style. Vitale also contributes columns to ESPN.com.