“We haven’t accomplished the world yet and at Michigan State winning a tournament game isn’t a big deal”, Izzo said. So far things aren’t going their way with Oklahoma State giving them a challenging run in the opening game. Michigan’s wins not only kept the Lions from moving ahead of the Badgers for second place in the conference and one of those coveted first-round byes but also allowed Ohio State to move past the Lions for third place and an easier first-round opponent in Michigan State. The game will be Sunday in Indianapolis. In the second half, the freshman class continued to showcase their talent, Bridges posting a highlight reel putback dunk. I’ve never seen shooting like that since I’ve been a coach. He told his teammates that if they didn’t start playing serious basketball now, it would be too late. But the Cats know they’ll have their hands full with him.
11 The Wolverines won this game on the back of their 11 second-half 3-pointers, which came on just 15 attempts. The Dubs have been not only the most productive and efficient offense in the league over the last three seasons, they’re reaching historic levels in the way they play.
Kuran Iverson scored 17 points and Hassan Martin had 12 points and eight rebounds as 11th-seeded Rhode Island (25-9) earned its ninth straight victory.
Arkansas and Seton Hall tipped off Friday’s slate of four games in Greenville, which last hosted the tournament in 2002.
However, Bridges road to glory has quite a few bumps in it. When we play well our wings usually produce, Law and Lindsey. And his son made two from the logo in Albuquerque, from the Wolf.
Time we all accepted it. “We can use that again”. “. We just couldn’t stop them”.
MI head coach John Beilein called time out and his discussion during the time out and CBS commercial break must have been math oriented on how threes are better than twos. Maryland especially is the type of high-flying team that could potentially pose a problem for UC should they both make it to that point in the tournament. Pitino recalled in 2012 on SiriusXM’s “Basketball and Beyond” show how he had signed an agreement to become the Wolverines’ next coach.
“It’s hard to simulate that in practice”, Walton said.
I’m still keeping the round by round alive, just in case. But let’s go with Ward.
Something to root for: Wins by UCLA and Kentucky to keep the collision course in the South Regional semifinal on track. “I had a false name. Give them credit. I’m very, very proud of these young men up here”.
“I thought in the second half he was more aggressive”.
“Their pressure really bothered us, but once we were settled in, we were fine”, Beilein said. He’s really going to be a challenge. Watching the players on the bench celebrate the starters’ best plays was nearly as much fun as watching the players on the court make those plays. The team’s aircraft slid off a MI airport runway last week as it attempted to travel to Washington, D.C., for the Big Ten tournament.