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.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The day started with a bracket-crushing blow. More upsets followed. Four overtime games, a record. A buzzer-beater, a pair of late-night scares. OK, now breathe.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Up double digits with eight minutes to go, North Carolina State seemed destined to prove it belonged in the NCAA tournament. Again.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina suddenly has a rebounding problem heading into the NCAA tournament.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — In his second try, T.J. Warren became an NCAA tournament star. The ACC’s player of the year put on a show Tuesday night, scoring 16 of his 25 points in the second half of North Carolina State’s 74-59 victory over Xavier on the opening day of the NCAA’s First Four.
The man in charge of the NCAA selection committee insists a win in November is worth the same as a win in March. Don’t believe him? Check out the seeds slapped beside these conference champions:
Here are the latest stats from the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament bracket challenge courtesy of Bovada.
Griping has been a part of the NCAA tournament selection process pretty much since its inception. Didn’t matter if it was eight teams or the current field of 68, there have always been teams that felt slighted and left out after being left off the bracket.
The ACC tournament will once again take place at Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina for the second consecutive year. With relative proximity to Duke and UNC, we could see ticket prices escalate in the coming days.
Andujar is a 6’6”, 205-pound point forward. He can handle the ball like a guard and draw bigger defenders out of the lane.