KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) First his North Carolina players gave Roy Williams a tough, hard-fought, milestone victory.
Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.
The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
Life is tough on the road. On Saturday, five teams ranked in the top 15 lost to unranked squads, all away from home. In a week when the No. 1 team went down (again), No. 2 Michigan won at Illinois on Sunday to move to 19-1 and presumably step into the top spot in the rankings.