We have a new fight on our hands in the college basketball world. The transfer epidemic.
The NCAA Tournament got underway last night with the first two “First Four” match-ups. Hampton earned the right to play Kentucky on Thursday night and the bench got a little superstitious down the stretch.
Selection Sunday is tomorrow. That means the bracket analyzing and breakdown will begin in earnest late tomorrow night into Monday. The best part of the tournament, is the Cinderella team, let’s look at the 5 best in NCAA History.
The Selection Sunday countdown has officially begun. Let’s breakdown the mid-majors putting on their dancing shoes.
The retired Hall of Fame coach died “peacefully” at his home Saturday night, the school said in a statement Sunday from Smith’s family.
With the loss to Purdue, Penn State is now 0-5 in Big Ten play.
JayVaughn Pinkston had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Darrun Hilliard scored 23 points, keeping No. 7 Villanova undefeated with an 82-77 overtime win over Syracuse on Saturday.
La Salle defeated Colgate to open their season on Saturday.
Temple defeated American on Friday night 40-37 at the Liacouras Center.
Langston Galloway scored 19 points and hit yet another huge 3-pointer, and Saint Joseph’s beat No. 23 VCU 65-61 on Sunday to win its first Atlantic 10 tournament title since 1997.
Langston Galloway scored 18 points as all five starters reached double figures in Saint Joseph’s 75-64 win over cross-town rival La Salle on Saturday.
JayVaughn Pinkston had 15 points and 10 rebounds No. 8 Villanova overcame some early shooting woes to beat St. John’s 74-67 on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
Kadeem Jack had 18 points and Junior Etou scored the go-ahead basket with 40 seconds to play to lift Rutgers to a 71-66 win over Temple on Wednesday night.
Anthony Myles made a 3-point shot that capped a 7-0 run and gave Rider the advantage it needed to come from behind and defeat Pennsylvania 89-88 on Sunday.
Javan Felix hit a three-pointer with nine seconds to play in overtime and Texas topped Temple 81-80 on Saturday at Wells Fargo Center.