In DC, Roman Stubbs notes there were "questions about how staging this tournament" in New York for the first time "would be received, especially because holding it here pushed it up a week". Living in Big Ten country, I can tell you that the oddity of it all struck a chord with many. "I took the team fishing one time".
The NCAA announced that it's NCAA March Madness Live app will include a show dedicated to taking viewers to the most interesting game or moment. "I've never been really good at that, to be honest with you, because my mind's always getting onto the next thing. We just keep playing".
13 years and an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe later, the dark side of college basketball has been exposed, and the NBA has been forced to watch it all happen.
The Wildcats are the No. 4 seed in the Big 12 Tournament, so they have a bye into the quarterfinals. However, the madness truly does happen in March. Revealing the 68 teams in the field at the start of the show eliminates the drama of learning which bubble teams made the field and which did not as the brackets are unveiled.
Junior forward Drew McDonald leads the team in scoring and rebounding with 16.9 points and 9.5 boards. This group, titled the Sweet Sixteen, is often where the casual watcher begins to actually start to pay attention. There are about ten teams that have a legit shot at winning it.
A note that this inclusion comes with a caveat, as 24-win MTSU could still qualify for the NCAA tournament. This is how the remaining 36 teams are chosen.
Evans looked back to full strength in the finale win over TCU, as along as he's healthy, the Red Raiders will come through with their first Big 12 tourney title.
"We are looking at changing the relationship we have with players before they reach the National Basketball Association", said one league official. With wins against North Carolina, Clemson and Duke, the Cavaliers now sit first in the nation in strength of record, and they have proven they are the best team in the nation.
This is the time for the rest of the games of the tournament to unfold. The Final Four compete on March 31 and April 2. Durant's decision caused a lot of controversy in the National Basketball Association as he signed for about $54.3 million dollars over two years with the Warriors who were already a powerhouse team. The Spartans won 12 straight games since their at home loss to rival University of MI on January 13 until their loss to the Wolverines again, last Saturday in the Big Ten tournament. "That doesn't make a whole bad lot of sense to me". Junior center Tyler Davis (14.7 points, 8.7 rebounds per game) has been Texas A&M's go-to guy on offense. The Bruins won in Tucson and are coming off a strong performance in a win Saturday at rival USC.
The Wolverines had the biggest climb of the week by far, with most rising teams inching up a spot or two.
Carsen Edwards (27), Isaac Haas (17) and Dakota Mathias (15) all scored in double figures in the contest. We just didn't know how much after winning the Big Ten title in NY over the weekend.
The Longhorns are 18-13 and have two wins against Oklahoma on their resume, but beating the Sooners isn't as impressive as it looked at the time. A run to a second straight ACC Tournament title could help them snag a No. 1 seed. There was even talk about bringing other college basketball teams in for a scrimmage to stay sharp.
The goal is for the league to step in and get involved with star players while still in high school, helping with advice on nutrition and training.