The Pirates enter their matchup with 34-0 Kentucky in Thursday night’s game as heavy underdogs — but they’re playing with house money. They weren’t even expected to be here.
With March Madness set to captivate the country, Boomer and Craig got things started Thursday morning with the upcoming action on the hardwood.
After 30-plus years, I have decided to buck tradition. I no longer need to beware the Ides of March, for this year I will not be joining an NCAA Tournament pool.
It was possible that Jaspers coach Steve Masiello would end up taking on his alma mater, Kentucky, on Thursday night. But Hampton had other plans.
Maybe the Wildcats should take either team seriously. After all, each has been a part of some memorable NCAA headlines over the years.
Though UConn is favored to three-peat, winning another title isn’t a guarantee. Joining the Huskies as top seeds are Maryland, South Carolina and Notre Dame.
Steve Masiello knew the Jaspers’ return to the NCAA Tournament would mean he would have to revisit what happened last year with USF and his resume scandal. And that’s OK.
St. John’s has suspended junior center Chris Obekpa for two weeks for a violation of team rules. And it couldn’t have come at a worse time for the Red Storm.
We’re just days from Selection Sunday and it’s looking more and more like the Wildcats and Badgers will be in the same region in the NCAA Tournament. We discuss that plus Murray State’s heartbreaking loss, Davidson’s rise, in addition to a visit from Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg.
Now, it’s on to bigger things. “Sweet Sixteen, Final Four, that’s what we’re about,” Ashton Pankey said as Jaspers coach Steve Masiello jokingly tried to muffle his microphone.
Can anyone beat Kentucky? What is going on up in Syracuse? And of course, what are ya’ benchin’?
It’s the most exciting time of year for college basketball fans. Some of the smaller conferences have wrapped up their tournaments, while the bigger leagues’ are set to begin.
“It’s gonna be a fun game, it’s gonna be a battle,” the Jaspers’ RaShawn Stores said, according to the NY Post. “They’re our biggest rivals and we know what’s on the line — the NCAA Tournament.”
Alec Peters is not just a scorer. The 6’9” forward proved that in the first half of Valparaiso’s regular season finale against Cleveland State, passing out of double teams and attempting just two shots.
Saturday’s slate was incredible, and some of the biggest and best games are recapped below. In many conferences, regular season concluded this past weekend, meaning the league tournaments are set to begin (some as early as tomorrow).