On the second weekend, in Atlanta, the Cavaliers may face a major-conference champion in either Kansas or Arizona in the Round of 16, with No. 3-seeded Tennessee (25-8) or Cincinnati – KenPom.com’s fourth-best team over all – potentially waiting in the regional final.
Trailing by 10 at halftime, Sexton helped make sure the Tide would roll for at least another day, most likely longer. Senior guard Jeffrey Carroll had his first double-double since January 20, also against Oklahoma, finishing with 13 points and 13 rebounds.
As Selection Sunday approaches today, there’s much curiosity over how the process will play out, for fans, players, and even coaches like TCU’s Jamie Dixon – over just exactly how the cards will be shuffled due to a tweak in the system this year.
“I wouldn’t say pressure is the word”, leading scorer Kyle Guy said after Saturday night’s win against North Carolina in the ACC Tournament title game.
Can anybody stop Virginia in the NCAA tournament? RPI and strength of schedule are as of Thursday morning. Nine of the league’s 10 teams are up for consideration. “If we get in, I feel like we’ll shock a lot of people”. All you can do is allow what you do on the floor to speak for itself. “I talked to my staff enough about it”.
Ask a number of experts whether the Nebraska basketball team is making the NCAA Tournament and you’re going to get different answers. “There shouldn’t be any doubt about that”.
And it is a big year for the Big East, which received two No. 1 seeds, for Villanova and Xavier, and has six other top contenders among its 10 teams. The outlier is UNC, who could beat rival Duke and Virginia to jump all the way to the #1 line, but Kansas would have to lose in the Big 12 Tournament. What are we supposed to think of this? Providence coach Ed Cooley shouted afterward. They won four of those seven, two at home and two away from home.
Darnell Foreman scored a game-high 19 points, all in the first half for the 24-8 Quakers. Kenny Smith. We found this out in our seminar (Monday) when they all expressed their opinions.
“So, yeah. I think it is important”. Thanks to TBS changing up the way they announced who is in and who is out, we should know quicker than usual whether Miles’ gang made the dance. Nevada won exactly one game against an at-large qualifier, beating Rhode Island at home on November 13.
Michigan State may not be a top seed in the NCAA tournament, but the Spartans are among the most talented teams in the nation.
The NCAA tournament will go on this year as it always has, with blue bloods looking to add to their Final Four tradition, Cinderella teams hoping to experience magic, and players and coaches rising to the occasion to become March Madness’ shining stars. They are not going to hit a road block in their their first four games of the tournament. The Irish played without their top two scorers (Bonzie Colson and Matt Farrell) and still found a way to win on a last-second putback by Rex Pflueger.