After nearly two weeks of Atlantic 10 basketball, enthusiasm is low on the potential for this conference. Three teams remain defeated and most teams have already suffered a bad loss on their tournament resume. Davidson, St. Joseph’s, and Saint Louis still look like potential NCAA Tournament teams, but the rest of the conference remains unpredictable.
Buddy Hield and the Oklahoma Sooners are headed to the Sweet 16 after a monstrous 36-point performance (including 29 in the second half) from Hield, the kid who’s a consensus lottery-pick going into June’s NBA Draft. Hield nailed five three-pointers in the second half of OU’s 85-81 victory, and with each basket he further cemented
Round 1: #7 Oregon State vs. #10 VCU Location: Oklahoma City, OK (March 17, 1:30 PM ET) Season record: 24-10, 14-4 in Atlantic 10, 1st in Atlantic 10 Why they can upset VCU is a scary 10-seed. They are a team with NCAA Tournament experience and still made noise after the departure of Shaka Smart.
With the 15th pick in the 2010 NBA draft, the Milwaukee Bucks selected the then junior Larry Sanders from VCU thinking that he will be the starting center for the franchise for a long time. 5 years later, he looks like he’ll be leaving the game for good. His first two years in the league were
#BONNIES upset over #VCU this afternoon https://t.co/RO75haxt2l — Basketball Society (@BBallSociety_) February 8, 2015 VIDEO: St. Bonaventure upsets no. 18 VCU on buzzer-beater from Marcus Posley St. Bonaventure guard Marcus Posley made his second straight game-winner for the Bonnies, this time making the driving bucket to upset #18 VCU in A-10 play at home on