Oh, March, how the college basketball world has missed you. You are a month that draws fans to the game and even those who aren’t fans to tune in and see what all the buzz is about. However, before the 68 teams that are selected into the ultimate bracket, there is one major tournament that occurs first.
The Atlantic 10 Conference has been one odd, yet exciting conference to watch this season. At the top you have Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, and Davidson, followed by a middle class that’s been its deepest in years. A total of nine teams, tournament seeded 4-12, finished with conference records three games apart from each other.
Top 5 Leaders for the month of February in college basketball in: Points Per Game: Shamorie Ponds (St. John’s) – 28.8 Jaylen Adams (St. Bonaventure) – 27.9 Jordan Howard (Central Arkansas) – 26.7 Kendrick Nunn (Oakland) – 26.6 Andre Spight (Northern Colorado) – 26.6 Rebounds Per Game: Jemerrio Jones (New Mexico State) – 15.7
Illinois vs. Iowa What started out as slow and sloppy play, turned into some high scoring offense. The Iowa Hawkeyes earned the right to advance in the Big Ten Tournament by defeating the Illinois Illini 96-87. The Illini hung in almost all game and answered many Hawkeye runs. However, in the end, the Illini were
“Hungry dogs run faster,” is the message Drexel guard Troy Harper scribed on Dragons’ whiteboard in the locker room prior to their game against the Delaware Blue Hens, and that very memo is all he could focus on during halftime as his team trailed 56-29. Drexel (12-18, 6-11 CAA), who once trailed by as many
On this week’s episode of Schmidt Talking, Kyle Allan and Alec Walt recap the Bonnies win over no. 16 Rhode Island, look ahead at games against Duquesne and VCU, and break down the Bonnies chances at an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament. The game against Rhode Island was the best basketball the Bonnies have
In the SEC it is easy to get lost in the glamor of all the 5-star recruits that come and go through the University of Kentucky. It is fair to say that the SEC is not the best basketball conference, but do a good job producing NBA players. In the 2016-2017 NBA season, the SEC had
Date of Birth: May 4, 1998 Position: Shooting Guard/Point Guard College: Duke University Measurements: 6’3, 205 lbs Strengths: Frank Jackson is a flat out athlete. His measurables and his athleticism will allow his game to translate to the next level. He is also built solidly enough to be a shooting guard in the NBA. You have to remember, Jackson
The University of Connecticut and head coach Geno Auriemma have done it. In a hard fought battle yesterday against the 6th-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks, UConn brought home the program’s 100th consecutive win with a 66-55 victory in front of a sellout crowd at Gampel Pavilion. Breakdowns of the game and UConn’s historic accomplishment are all
Marcus Keene– Guard (Central Michigan University) 5’9 – 175lbs. Junior Keene is the real deal. This guy can light it up. So far this season Keene is averaging 31.9 PPG to lead the nation in scoring. He’s an efficient scorer — he has a quick release on his shot, he can pull up off the