Jay Bilas joins The Drive to talk about the Elite 8 games over the weekend, why the ACC is down this year, and who might replace Coach K at Duke when the all-time winningest coach retires.
We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?
Duke has had their problems over the past few years in the tournament.
Duke basketball legend Grant Hill, joined the Mac Attack to discuss the tournament thus far, his playing days and comparing Wichita State to an undefeated nemesis from his past, the 1991 UNLV Runnin’ Rebels.
Welcome back to a Tar Heel-stained edition of BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all your offbeat NCAA tournament needs. Today, we blow the whistle on the NCAA, examine the relative merits of aging, check the odometer on DeAngelo Williams’ car, and close out the first weekend of games with a salute to the greatest closer ever. So without further ado:
By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jabari Parker looked to the floor as he if was searching for answers for Duke’s stunning loss to Mercer to open the NCAA tournament. Tears filled his eyes, disappointment cast a pall over his face, his words mumbled, almost inaudible.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke’s latest one-and-done could be followed by another one of an entirely different kind.
College basketball analyst from ESPN, Jay Bilas, joins Mac and Jim to discuss the brackets upsets, the selection committee’s seeding, 60 teams getting a bye, UNC’s lackluster showing in the ACC tourney, mocking Jim and the notion of parody.
NC State Beat Writer Joe Giglio Previews The First Rd. Matchup For NC State. Can State get past Xavier?