Let's talk about the elephants in the room 

October, 29, 2010
10/29/10
5:48
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The "elephant in the room" is an English idiom for an obvious truth that is being ignored or goes unaddressed.

There are plenty of those in the sport of college basketball. It's a sport where people love to talk, chatter and even "hate" on each other privately, but rarely do those hard truths get discussed publicly in what is in many ways still a good ol' boys club.

So before the season gets started, let's take a look at seven elephants in the college hoops room ...