The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.
Louisville’s pressure. Jim Boeheim’s postgame press conferences. HAVOC. Coach K’s drive for five. Get pumped, people — it’s tourney time!
JaQuon Parker had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Bearcats (22-10), who might have solidified an NCAA tournament berth with the win.
No top-25 teams played on Sunday, but there was plenty of action on Saturday, with a few ranked teams needing late baskets to avoid upsets and a pair of blue-blood programs losing their third game. The biggest news of the weekend, however, was off the court, as legendary coach Rick Majerus passed away.
The past 5 days gave us some interesting and disappointing results. Here is a quick look back at some of the more memorable outcomes plus my top 10 in NCAA and NFL and upcoming picks.
The 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is based on name recognition. On Sunday when the selection committee announced the field of 68, I was surprised by some of the seedings.