Lurking in virtually every corner of the Superdome this weekend will be lottery picks, some other NBA first-rounders and assorted AP All-Americans.
UConn is up to its normal tricks in the NCAA tournament.
Frantz Massenat had 18 points and 14 assists, and Chris Fouch scored 19, as Drexel (28-6) shook off its weekend disappointment and trounced Central Florida, 81-56, in the first round of the NIT.
After getting stiffed by the NCAA Tournament committee despite their 27-6 record and regular season CAA title, the Drexel Dragons now focus on their NIT opener tonight at the DAC against Central Florida.
The Holy Family women’s basketball team is still standing after two rounds of the Division II NCAA Tournament. Next up for the Tigers, a match-up tonight with the top seed in the East region, Bentley.
The Philadelphia University Rams are set to open play in the Division II NCAA Tournament on Saturday. Herb Magee’s squad is the eight seed in the East region and that earns them a first-round match-up with the top seed in the region, Franklin Pierce.
After dismissing Charlotte in the first round of the A-10 Tournament on Tuesday, 80-64, the St. Joe’s Hawks now head to Atlantic City for a match-up with St. Bonaventure in the quarterfinals on Friday afternoon.
Drexel loses in CAA Championship Game, will find out NCAA Tournament fate on Sunday.
Temple’s Fran Dunphy talks about the Atlantic 10 tournament, being named Atlantic 10 Coach Of The Year.
Drexel looks to leave no doubt that they belong in the NCAA tournament.